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Government approves universal access to abortions and safe zones 3 years ago

Government approves universal access to abortions and safe zones

By  •  Health

Following the repeal of the Eighth Amendment in May, Minister for Health Simon Harris has secured approval from Cabinet Minister on the overall legislation on abortions.

The law will allow women to …
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Over 3,000 Irish women sought abortions in the UK in 2017 3 years ago

Over 3,000 Irish women sought abortions in the UK in 2017

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This week’s abortion statistics report from the UK Department of Health found that 3,092 women from the Republic of Ireland had legal terminations in English and Welsh clinics.

This figure has …
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Donegal Yes campaigners share heartfelt thanks after ‘victory for women’s rights and health’ 3 years ago

Donegal Yes campaigners share heartfelt thanks after ‘victory for women’s rights and health’

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Following the May 25th vote to repeal the Eighth, the pro-choice group are set to concentrate on Ireland’s new abortion legislation and lend support to the campaign to end the abortion …
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Donegal Together For Yes to hold Official Campaign Launch 3 years ago

Donegal Together For Yes to hold Official Campaign Launch

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The pro-choice organisation will unite local groups who are campaigning to repeal the Eighth and allow abortion care in Ireland. The Donegal launch will hear from leading figures from the …
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‘I’m very sorry Nicola, we can’t do that, not in Ireland’ 3 years ago

‘I’m very sorry Nicola, we can’t do that, not in Ireland’

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Nicola Cavanagh’s second pregnancy turned into an unimaginable nightmare after her first scan.

The Inishowen woman and her husband were heartbroken when doctors told them that their baby was not …
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Pregnant 12-year-old girl travelled to UK for an abortion 3 years ago

Pregnant 12-year-old girl travelled to UK for an abortion

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Gardai and Tusla officials are investigating after a 12-year-old girl underwent a termination in the UK the past year. Officers are seeking DNA from the foetus to confirm the age of the …
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‘I don’t think it’s worth anyone losing their life’ – Tim Jackson ends hunger strike 4 years ago

‘I don’t think it’s worth anyone losing their life’ – Tim Jackson ends hunger strike

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Donegal man Tim Jackson has announced he will stop his pro-life hunger strike protest today.

The Former Independent election candidate from Ballybofey began fasting 10 days ago in a bid …
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Taoiseach agrees to watch abortion video as Jackson continues hunger strike 4 years ago

Taoiseach agrees to watch abortion video as Jackson continues hunger strike

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Senator Catherine Noone, chairwoman of the Oireachtas Committee on Abortion, wrote to Mr Jackson this morning on the fifth day of his protest.

In correspondence, she said she has watched …
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Donegal ARC welcome UN recommendation to amend Ireland’s abortion laws 4 years ago

Donegal ARC welcome UN recommendation to amend Ireland’s abortion laws

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In Geneva on Friday, United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT) again emphasised the incompatibility of Ireland’s abortion ban with international human rights law and questioned the government’s support to repeal …
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Key findings from the Citizens’ Assembly report on the Eighth Amendment 4 years ago

Key findings from the Citizens’ Assembly report on the Eighth Amendment

By  •  News

The 83 page report was compiled from the views of 100 Irish citizens including Chairperson, Ms. Justice Mary Laffoy.

These findings will inform the basis of the future abortion referendum …
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This is how many Donegal women had abortions in the UK last year 4 years ago

This is how many Donegal women had abortions in the UK last year

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The report showed that 3,265 women travelled out of the country to receive a legal abortion in the UK last year, compared to the 3,451 women who received treatment in …
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Final call for public to have their say on abortion law 5 years ago

Final call for public to have their say on abortion law

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Today is the final day for members of the public to express their opinion on the Eighth Amendment to the government. The Citizens’ Assembly have received more that 4,500 submissions …
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