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# protection-of-life - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# protection-of-life - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Court proceedings started in case of pregnant woman on life support

Legal advice is being sought.

# protection-of-life - Sunday 28 September, 2014

HSE denies legal action taken to forcibly hydrate Miss Y, but is still reviewing what happened

Reports this morning claimed that Department of Health officials intervened in the case, objecting to the legal action being taken.

# protection-of-life - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

President to receive abortion bill today

The legislation is to be delivered to the Phoenix Park, after being passed by the Seanad yesterday.

# protection-of-life - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Taoiseach defends marathon Dáil sitting, says he's "hopeful" of a final vote today

TDs will be back in the Dáil to discuss the Protection of Life Bill at 5pm, with the session to be adjourned by midnight if not concluded before then.

# protection-of-life - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

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Rosary chants and 'Savita' banners greet TDs ahead of contentious vote

Dozens of pro-life protesters are maintaining their vigil as deputies arrive ahead of today’s abortion vote. Pro-choice campaigners said there were “tensions” between the groups overnight.

# protection-of-life - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Some amendments "superfluous" and could cause problems for doctors - Reilly

The sub-committee on health has been discussing a series of amendments to the abortion bill aimed at “underlining urgency”.

TDs vote against extending abortion bill to include inevitable miscarriages

The sub-committee on health is discussing changes to the Bill, which was passed at the second stage in the Dáil last night.

# protection-of-life - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

These are the 24 TDs who voted against the abortion bill

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….

Oireachtas agenda: Banking inquiry framework and human trafficking

With the Anglo Tapes still in the headlines, all eyes are on the final stage of legislation that might provide the means to hold an inquiry into Ireland’s banking fiasco. There is also the matter of a certain first vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill…

# protection-of-life - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

"It's undemocratic" - Labour councillor quits the party over abortion

Galway councillor Shaun Cunniffe said he believes the upcoming legislation will open the doors to “social abortion”.

# protection-of-life - Friday 21 June, 2013

Cardinal says Taoiseach’s abortion comment ‘makes no sense’

Kenny’s statement that he’s ‘not a Catholic Taoiseach’ has been criticised by American Cardinal Raymond L. Burke.

# protection-of-life - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Bishop urges people to pray for TDs in advance of abortion vote

The call comes as the Government finalises the wording of its upcoming Bill.