The No side wanted lawyer Maria Steen to represent them in tonight's TV debate; RTE had previously announced Cora Sherlock would represent the No side with Sinn Féin's Peadar Toibin.
Tue, 22 May, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is facing fresh pressure to endorse the wide-scale liberalisation of Ireland’s abortion laws after politicians made clear-cut calls to repeal the Eighth Amendment, allow abortion up to 12 weeks pregnancy and to decriminalise the act.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
The Pro Life Campaign has hit out at what they claim is the "grossly irresponsible" use by pro choice advocates of selected details of today’s news that a young woman had been denied an abortion under the 2013 Abortion Act.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
Women who ordered abortion pills from an online service against a backdrop of strict anti-abortion laws reported successfully terminating their pregnancy with few adverse events, new research has found.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
Singers Sinéad O’Connor and Christy Moore, writers Colm Tóibín and Edna O’Brien, actor Cillian Murphy, and artist Pauline Bewick are among leading figures in Irish music, literature, and the arts advocating for the abolition of the eighth amendment to the Constitution, which they say has “prevented our doctors and our legislators from providing proper care to women”.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Tom Curran, the widowed partner of Marie Fleming who lost a landmark case on the right-to-die, has accused the DPP of ignoring the Supreme Court’s wish that guidelines be introduced to set out when people who help their loved ones to die would face prosecution.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015