# termination - Today’s News
# termination - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 is yet to commence, however.
# termination - Friday 23 August, 2013
The statement was issued following claims by the Irish Times this morning that the first termination under the provisions of the Act was carried out at the National Maternity Hospital.
Today everyone’s talking about a breach of patient confidentiality at Holles Street, a man’s body found in a waste truck, and National Potato Day.
The Irish Times reports this morning that a termination of a twin pregnancy was carried out on a patient at risk of sepsis – the first to be performed under new legislation.
# termination - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
The amendment was defeated by 42 votes to 10. Here’s how the senators voted.
# termination - Friday 5 July, 2013
In the eight amendments tabled, Creighton also details an ambitious pathway of care for pregnant women who are suicidal.
# termination - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett said there is a danger people might bring to bear their personal views and bias in making a judgement.
# termination - Tuesday 2 July, 2013
The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed the Dáil today but there was some opposition on all sides. Here’s who voted against it….
# termination - Thursday 20 June, 2013
Termination for Medical Reasons group submitted the amendment to Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett earlier this week.
The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill gets its first outing in the Dáil this afternoon, before votes next week.
# termination - Saturday 1 June, 2013
Pat Rabbitte has become the first cabinet minister to openly support allowing abortion where there is no prospect of survival.
# termination - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
So – we now have a draft ‘heads of bill’. Here’s what happens as the Government tries to turn it into law.
# termination - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
Enda Kenny says he would like the laws enacted before the Dáil’s summer break, but he cannot guarantee it.
# termination - Thursday 11 April, 2013
Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.
# termination - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury who treated Savita will be questioned over whether she referred to Ireland’s Catholic ethos when she refused to terminate her pregnancy.
# termination - Monday 8 April, 2013
Doctor to deny she made reference to Ireland being a Catholic country as a reason for refusing a termination.
# termination - Friday 5 April, 2013
Dr Sam Coulter-Smith, master of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, says his profession would welcome the clarity and comfort that legislation will bring.
# termination - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
There are no exceptions for rape, incest, the health of the mother or if she would lose the pregnancy anyway as a result of a fetal abnormality.
# termination - Friday 11 January, 2013
Rape Crisis Network Ireland said that two out of 90 survivors became pregnant more than once as a result in rape and had different outcomes each time.
The committee asked representatives if they located the clinic across from a train station to encourage women from the Republic to travel there for abortions.
# termination - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
Dr Anthony McCarthy of the National Maternity Hospital said that there is a wrong assumption that women will try to manipulate psychiatrists by saying they are suicidal in order to have a termination.
# termination - Monday 7 January, 2013
TFMR Ireland said that it is upset that, despite numerous requests, it has has not been invited to take part in this week’s Oireachtas committee hearings on abortion legislation in Ireland.
# termination - Wednesday 19 December, 2012
What do you think? Should TDs tow the party line or vote according to their beliefs?
# termination - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
The legislation, which will be introduced in the New Year, will be supplemented by more detailed regulations.
Ministers are expected to decide this morning on what course of action to take based on the Expert Group’s report.
# termination - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has made it clear that abortions will be allowed in the case where the woman involved is at risk of suicide. What do you think?
# termination - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
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The husband of Savita Halappanavar told Prime Time tonight that he has no confidence in the HSE and wants a public, government-funded investigation into her death.
An Irish girl recalls her experience of deciding to have a termination – and her relief that she was away from home.
# termination - Monday 19 November, 2012
They said this was the case with a seriously ill pregnant woman “provided every effort has been made to save the life of both the mother and her baby”.
# termination - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
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Watch the full 32-minute debate between James Reilly and seven opposition TDs on the death of Savita Halappanavar.
James Reilly says TDs’ comments could prejudge the findings of two investigations into the death of Savita Halappanavar, who died after being refused a termination procedure.
# termination - Thursday 18 October, 2012
Meanwhile, issues such as energy, immigration, and terrorism are less important to voters than in 2008.
Marie Stopes International has asked its supporters not to counter-protest.
# termination - Friday 25 May, 2012
A woman in Spain sued the doctor for damages after she believed she had a successful termination when she was eight weeks pregnant. She gave birth to a healthy baby in 2010.
# termination - Sunday 11 March, 2012
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# termination - Saturday 20 November, 2010
A couple in the US say that they are putting the fate of their unborn child to the public vote.