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LIVE: The Seanad debates the abortion legislation

The bill passed the Dáil last week but senators will seek to amend it forcing its return to the Dáil over the next few days. Watch proceedings live here.


iPhone/iPad users: click here. Streams provided by HEAnet.

THE SEANAD IS debating the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today as part of over a week of deliberations on the landmark legislation.

The bill passed the Dáil last week but senators will seek to amend it – forcing its return to the Dáil – over the next few days. Minister for Health James Reilly will be participating in and following proceedings closely.

We’ll be keeping you updated on the main developments from the debate in the coming days but you can watch proceedings live on the stream above.

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