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Danielle’s tragic story calls for an Irish pregnancy termination re-think

A religious affairs programme on the Irish media network RTE presented Ireland’s Danielle on her own pregnancy termination. The weekly TV series gave Danielle her chance to give a frank testimony on her life as a teenager in Dublin many years ago. Danielle was a nonconformist teenage girl, and she attended a concert with her […]

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Enda Kenny rules out fatal foetal abnormality inclusion

Enda Kenny has signaled no change to fatal foetal abnormality restrictions on grounds for an abortion. This was communicated to Irish politicians demanding revisions to the Protection of Life During Pregnancy bill. It comes as no real surprise with the local elections looming in 2014. Enda Kenny has asserted that abortion on demand is not a model […]

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Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill

Without a referendum, the Irish government have enacted a bill which accommodates abortion in Ireland. This bill aims to allow women to have an abortion in cases where their life is a risk. It caters for suicide ideation, and there are no gestation limits. The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill comes 20 years after […]

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Medical system failures versus medical misadventure

Abortion Advice.ie have felt the need for some time to weigh up matters as they have not been done before. We do this in light of equality, the law, and subsequent dangers being overlooked. The maternal death of Savita Halappanavar was somewhat related to medical system failures at the University Hospital Galway. Savita died primarily […]

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Ireland’s problematic abortion restrictions?

The current situation with abortion restrictions in Ireland has caught everyone by surprise. Nobody believed that Ireland’s abortion legislation was a given, prior to the recent enactment. The heads of the bill did seem particularly nonrestrictive in terms of there being no gestation limit. The suicide clause was incorporated, which seemed to cover all difficult […]

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BPAS want a referendum on abortion in Ireland?

Abortion advice.ie have discussed before, the state of play with regards abortion in Ireland. Abortion has only been enacted in early summer 2013, before the Irish parliamentary recess. The roll out for abortion in Ireland began in September when the Parliament’s suspension came to a close. The next stage of the roll out process is […]

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Savita’ maternal death & Ireland’s abortion bill connection

In late October of 2013, an Indian woman died at the University hospital Galway in Ireland. Savita halappanavar was her name. She came from the Karnataka region of the Western Ghats in India. Savita was a married medical professional from a dentistry background. She became pregnant, and later developed back pain. This young woman was […]

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Abortion in Ireland has been enacted through Act 1861 repeal

Abortion in Ireland has now been made possible through the repeal of sections 58 & 59 of the Offences Against the Persons Act 1861. The repealed sections of the Act, do away with the criminality of abortion in Ireland. This Act was originally enacted during the days of English rule in Ireland. It took effect […]

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Abortion roll out in Ireland

  Regarding an abortion roll out for Ireland, what is the current situation? The Irish government have passed the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. This legislation deals with medical procedures that closely reflect an abortion. The word abortion does not appear in the bill, but best describes the term medical procedure. Now that the […]

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Appropriate Institutions / abortion clinics for an Abortion in Ireland

The word abortion does not appear in the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. But it does closely resemble the term ‘medical procedure’ that is employed in its place. So from this premise, there are 25 considered appropriate institutions for an abortion in Ireland. Almost 4000 women traveled to UK from Ireland to abortion clinics […]

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