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#Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Thursday 28 June, 2018

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year

This is a drop from 25 legally-permitted abortions being carried out last year.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Could an Irish woman be jailed for taking an abortion pill?

The short answer is that it’s difficult to rule out the possibility.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

'Ms Y' to seek damages over treatment during abortion controversy

Yesterday’s proceedings were brought to quash a report, which has now effectively been achieved after the case was struck out following a settlement.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Can fatal foetal abnormalities be legislated for? Politicians want to take ANOTHER look...

The Oireachtas Health Committee has agreed to add the issue to its work programme

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Friday 19 September, 2014

Mixed reaction to new abortion guidelines for health professionals

The guidance document was published by the Department of Health today.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Friday 22 August, 2014

Here's what the inquiry into the 'Ms Y' abortion case will look at

The inquiry will examine the operation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Ireland in the international headlines again after rape victim is denied abortion

The issue has also started gathering much attention across the world.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Monday 18 August, 2014

This Labour minister wants an abortion referendum... but says it can't happen now

The call comes after it emerged that a woman was refused an abortion under the new Act.

Bishop: Caesarean a "better outcome than abortion" but creates risks

It emerged this weekend that a woman had been refused an abortion under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO

The IMO president has written to Minister for Health James Reilly saying guidelines are needed to help determine the suicide risk in these cases.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Thursday 28 November, 2013

UN anti-torture body questions Ireland's record on abortion and Magdalenes

It is the second time this month that a UN agency has voiced concerns about Ireland’s record.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Priest resigns from Mater Hospital board over decision to comply with abortion law

The hospital’s decision to say it will comply with the abortion act has led to Father Kevin Doran’s resignation.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Pro-choice march today will call for abortion referendum

The Abortion Rights Campaign says that the eighth amendment to the constitution passed 30 years ago is out of date.

# protection-of-life-during-pregnancy-act - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Abortion laws may not commence until next year

A committee, established to come up with guidelines for the Act, has been given three months to complete its work.