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# unborn - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years

Last year, Tusla deemed that 100 unborn children were at risk of significant harm and took steps to protect them.

# unborn - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful'

A 2016 High Court ruling that said the Minister is obliged to consider the prospective rights of the unborn in deportation cases has been upheld by Ireland’s highest court.

# unborn - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendum

A ruling by the High Court in 2016 found that references to the “unborn” in the Constitution meant an unborn child.

# unborn - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Man secures injunction against deportation as his first child is about to be born

The man claims his right to human dignity would be breached if he was to be deported so close to the birth of his and his Irish partner’s first child.

# unborn - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Opinion: Aside from the abortion question, Ms Y highlights serious flaws in Irish maternity care

Remove abortion from the picture and we are still left with the highly troubling instance of a young, vulnerable women left traumatised by her encounter with the health service.

# unborn - Friday 27 December, 2013

Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim

The judge overruled an earlier decision which denied the girl permission to have a termination.

History lesson: What happened during the 1983 abortion referendum?

Using first-hand materials gathered from the National Archives, we take a look at what happened before and after the contentious vote in 1983.

# unborn - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Catholic bishops urge Ireland to 'Choose Life!'

Irish Bishops have issued a statement about upcoming legislation on abortion.

# unborn - Monday 19 November, 2012

Bishops: Treatment that might put foetus at risk "ethically permissible"

They said this was the case with a seriously ill pregnant woman “provided every effort has been made to save the life of both the mother and her baby”.

# unborn - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

One-page pro-life ad calls for 'prayers for the protection of the unborn'

The ad was taken out in the Irish News today and comes just under a week after it was announced that Belfast will soon have a private abortion clinic.

# unborn - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Group criticises Ireland over rejection of abortion recommendations

The Irish Family Planning Association criticised the government’s rejection of recommendations on abortion; but the move was welcomed by the Society for the Protection of the Unborn.