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#Assisted Dying

# assisted-dying - Friday 15 July, 2022

Special committee on assisted dying expected to begin in October
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# Dying With Dignity

Special committee on assisted dying expected to begin in October

Jul 15th 2022, 3:48 PM 9,067 Views 29 Comments

TD Gino Kenny says he hopes it is the beginning of a serious conversation around the issue.

# assisted-dying - Monday 20 December, 2021

Psychiatrists group raises concerns with assisted dying bill
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# Dying With Dignity Bill

Psychiatrists group raises concerns with assisted dying bill

Dec 20th 2021, 10:33 AM 16,997 Views 28 Comments

The group is concerned that it will be introduced for people with terminal illnesses, but that it will then be “applied more broadly”.

# assisted-dying - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Special committee on assisted dying expected to begin in early 2022
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# Dying With Dignity

Special committee on assisted dying expected to begin in early 2022

Nov 18th 2021, 3:20 PM 9,156 Views 9 Comments

The formation of the committee was recommended in July.

# assisted-dying - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Establishment of Special Committee to examine Dying with Dignity Bill recommended
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Establishment of Special Committee to examine Dying with Dignity Bill recommended

Jul 21st 2021, 6:30 PM 8,395 Views 13 Comments

The Justice Committee said today that the proposed legislation has “serious technical issues”.

# assisted-dying - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Spain passes law legalising euthanasia
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# Assisted Dying

Spain passes law legalising euthanasia

Mar 18th 2021, 6:11 PM 19,200 Views 53 Comments

The Mediterranean country is the fourth European nation to decriminalise assisted suicide.

# assisted-dying - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life
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# Assisted Dying

Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:32 AM 12,552 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission shared its views with the Oireachtas Justice Committee.

# assisted-dying - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Spanish parliament approves bill to allow assisted dying
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# Assisted Dying

Spanish parliament approves bill to allow assisted dying

Dec 17th 2020, 9:30 PM 9,133 Views 12 Comments

It still faces a vote in the Senate early in 2021 where it is also expected to pass.

# assisted-dying - Friday 16 October, 2020

The Explainer: Is assisted dying going to become legal in Ireland soon?
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# Assisted Dying

The Explainer: Is assisted dying going to become legal in Ireland soon?

Oct 16th 2020, 7:30 AM 11,711 Views 17 Comments

Gino Kenny’s Dying With Dignity Bill passed through the Dáil recently – we look at the journey to get there, and what happens next.

# assisted-dying - Saturday 10 October, 2020

From a social 'evil' to Supreme Court scrutiny: the long journey to Ireland's landmark assisted dying vote
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# Dying With Dignity

From a social 'evil' to Supreme Court scrutiny: the long journey to Ireland's landmark assisted dying vote

Oct 10th 2020, 9:30 AM 19,960 Views 69 Comments

The Dáil voted to send the Dying with Dignity Bill to committee stage earlier this week.

# assisted-dying - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'I think Ireland is ready for this': Campaigners welcome result of Dáil vote on assisted dying legislation
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# Dying With Dignity

'I think Ireland is ready for this': Campaigners welcome result of Dáil vote on assisted dying legislation

Oct 8th 2020, 6:01 PM 39,981 Views 63 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill passed to committee stage last night.

# assisted-dying - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

The Dying with Dignity Bill has been voted to committee stage
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# Assisted Dying

The Dying with Dignity Bill has been voted to committee stage

Oct 7th 2020, 10:22 PM 31,007 Views 58 Comments

The vote was passed by 81 votes to 71 meaning the bill will now proceed to committee stage.

Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote
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# Dying With Dignity

Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote

Oct 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 20,269 Views 40 Comments

TDs will vote today on whether to approve a bill that would legalise assisted dying.

# assisted-dying - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'Willingness on all sides' sees assisted dying become political reality ahead of Dáil vote
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# Dying With Dignity

'Willingness on all sides' sees assisted dying become political reality ahead of Dáil vote

Oct 4th 2020, 6:15 AM 16,620 Views 35 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill will be subject to a Dáil vote on Wednesday.

# assisted-dying - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law
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# Dying With Dignity

'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law

Oct 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 29,069 Views 55 Comments

TDs are set to debate the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 in the Dáil today.

# assisted-dying - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil

Sep 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,699 Views 56 Comments

New legislation could soon see assisted dying legalised in Ireland.

# assisted-dying - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'
# Dying With Dignity Bill
# Dying With Dignity Bill

Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'

Sep 24th 2020, 1:43 PM 25,208 Views 49 Comments

The bill is set to be debated next Thursday.

# assisted-dying - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

'People should not suffer intolerable and horrible pain if they want to exit this life'
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# Euthanasia

'People should not suffer intolerable and horrible pain if they want to exit this life'

Dec 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 17,234 Views 88 Comments

Independent TD John Halligan introduced ‘right to die’ legislation in the Dáil today.

# assisted-dying - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland
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# Marie Fleming

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland

May 5th 2015, 11:35 AM 18,213 Views 43 Comments

Tom Curran said TDs are ‘willing to break ranks’ to support his right-to-die law.

# assisted-dying - Thursday 5 January, 2012

A "strong case" for offering assisted death to terminally ill, says UK report
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A "strong case" for offering assisted death to terminally ill, says UK report

Jan 5th 2012, 2:35 PM 2,796 Views 41 Comments

An independent panel funded by the author Terry Pratchett criticised the current legal status of assisted suicide as “inadequate and incoherent”.