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#A B and C versus Ireland

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Thursday 20 June, 2013

TDs to hold first debates on new abortion bill today

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill gets its first outing in the Dáil this afternoon, before votes next week.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Friday 7 June, 2013

Council of Europe gives 'thumbs up' to proposed abortion laws

The Committee of Ministers, which is responsible for upholding ECtHR rulings, expresses “satisfaction” with Ireland’s plans.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Restrictive Irish abortion law 'could be rejected by Europe'

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says Ireland must provide “accessible procedures” to figure out if abortion is legal.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Cabinet to discuss draft contents of controversial abortion bill

Ministers are expected to debate how many doctors should be involved in deciding whether a procedure can go ahead.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Friday 8 March, 2013

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July

The a Council of Europe’s committee is told that the legislation to respond to the A, B and C case will be out next month.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Government will legislate to allow abortion in line with X Case ruling

The legislation, which will be introduced in the New Year, will be supplemented by more detailed regulations.

Cabinet to discuss plan of action for new abortion rules

Ministers are expected to decide this morning on what course of action to take based on the Expert Group’s report.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Monday 17 December, 2012

Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to debate abortion report and generic drugs

TDs will discuss the Expert Group report on the A, B and C ruling, and legislation hoping to make pharmacies cheaper.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

LIVE: Dáil debates motion demanding legislation for the X Case Abortion This post contains videos

LIVE: Dáil debates motion demanding legislation for the X Case

Sinn Féin’s motion also demands the immediate publication of the report of the Expert Group into the A, B and C ruling.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Friday 5 October, 2012

Civil liberties group slams Creighton's "intransigence" on abortion ruling

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties has submitted a report to the Council of Europe bemoaning the political attitude of the junior minister.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Monday 27 August, 2012

Poll: Should the Church run a political campaign against abortion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Church run a political campaign against abortion?

Pat Rabbitte says he doesn’t want the Church weighing into an abortion debate “in the political sense”. Do you?

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Cardinal appeals for abortion referendum – but minister sees no need

Seán Brady says the ruling in the X Case was “flawed” and a referendum is needed to reverse it, but Pat Rabbitte disagrees.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Dáil rejects proposals to allow limited abortion in Ireland

The Dáil votes by 111 votes to 20 not to approve Clare Daly’s legislation; Fianna Fáíl joined the government in defeating it.

LIVE: Dáil debates bill allowing limited access to abortion Abortion This post contains videos

LIVE: Dáil debates bill allowing limited access to abortion

Clare Daly’s proposals would provide limited access to abortion when the life of the mother is in “real and substantial danger”.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Government "cannot accept" current version of proposed abortion law

James Reilly says there are difficulties in Clare Daly’s Bill, but affirms the government’s intention to follow the ECHR ruling.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Friday 13 January, 2012

Expert group established to report on ECHR abortion ruling

The group of 14 medics, lawyers and civil servants have six months to report back on how to implement the ECHR judgment.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Government's response to ECRH abortion ruling 'wholly inappropriate'

The government has been criticised by interest groups over its failure to propose “efficient measures” regarding abortion access in Ireland – despite a ruling by Europe’s top court compelling the state to address the issue.

# a-b-and-c-versus-ireland - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling

One of the three women who claimed that her rights were violated by Ireland’s ban on abortion wins a landmark legal challenge.