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# tom-curran - Saturday 10 October, 2020

From a social 'evil' to Supreme Court scrutiny: the long journey to Ireland's landmark assisted dying vote
# Dying With Dignity
# 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 19,672 Views 69 Comments

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

# tom-curran - Monday 14 September, 2020

'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill

Sep 14th 2020, 3:34 PM 32,864 Views 40 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill will be introduced in the Dáil tomorrow.

# tom-curran - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'What right do we have to tell a dying person they should continue to live in pain'
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

'What right do we have to tell a dying person they should continue to live in pain'

Nov 22nd 2017, 7:02 PM 28,999 Views 43 Comments

Prominent Right to Die with Dignity campaigner Tom Curran appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality today.

# tom-curran - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 17,068 Views 88 Comments

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

# tom-curran - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

"I was going to keep quiet... but this is bigger than myself" - Gail O'Rorke
# Assisted Suicide
# Assisted Suicide

"I was going to keep quiet... but this is bigger than myself" - Gail O'Rorke

May 27th 2015, 9:22 PM 21,728 Views 20 Comments

O’Rorke met with TDs at Dáil Eireann today to discuss a “long overdue” bill on assisted suicide.

# tom-curran - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

A man with non-terminal cancer has travelled abroad to take his own life after a final meal with family
# Assisted Suicide
# Assisted Suicide

A man with non-terminal cancer has travelled abroad to take his own life after a final meal with family

May 26th 2015, 6:42 PM 59,337 Views 114 Comments

The death of Briton Jeffrey Spector is set to reignite the debate over assisted suicide in the UK.

# tom-curran - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland
# Marie Fleming
# Marie Fleming

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland

May 5th 2015, 11:35 AM 18,159 Views 43 Comments

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

# tom-curran - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Enda Kenny's secret list of women is causing ructions in Fine Gael
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Enda Kenny's secret list of women is causing ructions in Fine Gael

Jan 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 40,336 Views 103 Comments

It’s not just Fine Gael TDs who are annoyed about the special group of potential election candidates, some of those on it are equally displeased that details of it leaked.

# tom-curran - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: 'If I was an animal...I'd be put to sleep'
# Legislation
# Legislation

MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: 'If I was an animal...I'd be put to sleep'

Oct 1st 2014, 3:02 PM 13,681 Views 47 Comments

Kate Tobin was diagnosed with the condition two years ago and says “Nobody can know the pain I’m going through”.

# tom-curran - Saturday 30 August, 2014

TDs will be asked to vote on new right-to-die laws before Christmas
# Marie Fleming
# Marie Fleming

TDs will be asked to vote on new right-to-die laws before Christmas

Aug 30th 2014, 10:30 AM 6,256 Views 45 Comments

Tom Curran, the partner of campaigner Marie Fleming who died last year, says new legislation he’s been working on is almost complete.

# tom-curran - Friday 13 June, 2014

Poll: Should medicinal cannabis be legalised?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should medicinal cannabis be legalised?

Jun 13th 2014, 9:01 AM 19,924 Views 212 Comments

Good idea? Bad idea?

# tom-curran - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Cannabis helped Marie Fleming 'in lots of ways that prescribed drugs weren't able to'
# Multiple Sclerosis
# Multiple Sclerosis

Cannabis helped Marie Fleming 'in lots of ways that prescribed drugs weren't able to'

Jun 12th 2014, 5:09 PM 13,005 Views 50 Comments

Smoking cannabis helped with pain, spasms and to lift her mood, Tom Curran revealed today.

# tom-curran - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat
# Hair's Breadth
# Hair's Breadth

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat

May 24th 2014, 3:30 PM 6,560 Views 22 Comments

The Arklow tally shows Tom Curran at 6.23 per cent. There are six seats for the taking.

# tom-curran - Sunday 9 March, 2014

"The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

"The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid

Mar 9th 2014, 8:45 AM 7,965 Views 31 Comments

The partner of Marie Fleming, whose court battle ignited a national campaign on right-to-die issues, is running in the the local elections this May.

# tom-curran - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Partner of Marie Fleming drafting new right-to-die legislation
# Tom Curran
# Tom Curran

Partner of Marie Fleming drafting new right-to-die legislation

Mar 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 15,987 Views 40 Comments

Tom Curran has asked a group of barristers to draft legislation on the issue, and says the initial work could be completed by the start of next month.

# tom-curran - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Marie Fleming laid to rest this afternoon after Wicklow service
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

Marie Fleming laid to rest this afternoon after Wicklow service

Dec 22nd 2013, 3:30 PM 27,766 Views 42 Comments

The grief and mourning for the 59-year-old was palpable in Avoca today.

# tom-curran - Friday 12 July, 2013

The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry
# Tom Barry
# Tom Barry

The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry

Jul 12th 2013, 10:55 AM 22,798 Views 121 Comments

Fine Gael say that they have ‘nothing further to add’ to general secretary Tom Curran’s statement and will not comment on any possible disciplinary procedures.

# tom-curran - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Taoiseach rejects plea to allow for assisted suicide
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

Taoiseach rejects plea to allow for assisted suicide

May 29th 2013, 3:41 PM 5,558 Views 37 Comments

Enda Kenny was asked to ‘show some compassion’ to the family of terminally ill Marie Fleming and consider changes to the law.