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#Abortion

# abortion - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'If you're the only GP providing abortion services in an area, you are open to protests' Michael Harty

'If you're the only GP providing abortion services in an area, you are open to protests'

Clare TD Dr Michael Harty, who is also the chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, spoke to TheJournal.ie about the challenges for GPs in implementing abortion services.

# abortion - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Illegal medicines: 740 abortion pills were seized in Ireland last year Hpra

Illegal medicines: 740 abortion pills were seized in Ireland last year

Of the 619,213 dosage units seized, 36% were sedatives, 18% were erectile dysfunction medicines, and 16% were anabolic steroids.

# abortion - Friday 1 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man who ran HSE copycat website claims it helped 'save five or six women and babies from abortion' Crisis Pregnancy

Man who ran HSE copycat website claims it helped 'save five or six women and babies from abortion'

Eamonn Murphy was ordered to stop operating a site under a name similar to the HSE’s ‘My Options’ service.

# abortion - Thursday 28 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister appoints counsellor board that will deal with 'rogue' psychotherapists and crisis pregnancy agencies Regulations

Minister appoints counsellor board that will deal with 'rogue' psychotherapists and crisis pregnancy agencies

The board’s work will take a minimum of two years to complete.

# abortion - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie My Options web chat to be rolled out after concerns over phone line from disability campaigners Deaf Community

# abortion - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency Gianna Care

Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency

Gianna Care has been criticised by pro-choice groups for giving inaccurate medical information.

# abortion - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman with '15% chance of delivery' given list of UK hospitals to get abortion, Dáil hears Portiuncula Hospital This post contains videos

Pregnant woman with '15% chance of delivery' given list of UK hospitals to get abortion, Dáil hears

Ruth Coppinger TD told the Dáil she had been contacted by a woman who shared her story.

# abortion - Monday 18 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Very disturbing': Longford GP surgery spray painted with anti-abortion graffiti overnight Longford

'Very disturbing': Longford GP surgery spray painted with anti-abortion graffiti overnight

Gardaí are investigating a report of criminal damage to the premise in Leader Park.

# abortion - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Teen rape victim who gave birth to stillborn baby released from prison in El Salvador Evelyn Hernandez

Teen rape victim who gave birth to stillborn baby released from prison in El Salvador

Evelyn Hernandez was accused of murdering her baby after she gave birth in a makeshift bathroom in her home.

# abortion - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Bogus abortion site still appearing on Google - but new law would enable takedown of 'harmful' content Myoptions

Bogus abortion site still appearing on Google - but new law would enable takedown of 'harmful' content

The creation of a digital safety commissioner has been mooted as a way of tackling the effects of harmful online content.

From TheJournal.ie 'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11 Abortion Legislation

'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11

Last month, it was reported that the Rotunda would not provide abortions for women at more than 11 weeks’ gestation.

# abortion - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Can Northern Irish women access abortion services here for free? The government is finding out Attorney General

Can Northern Irish women access abortion services here for free? The government is finding out

Women in Northern Ireland can access abortion services here, but it will cost them €450, the Dáil was told yesterday.

# abortion - Monday 4 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Rats out of the HSE': Protesters want external probe into claims abortion details were leaked Abortion

'Rats out of the HSE': Protesters want external probe into claims abortion details were leaked

The HSE is probing claims that a woman was phoned and harassed by a man who had obtained her personal information.

# abortion - Saturday 2 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer Abortion Services

Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer

It could be a number of years before these ‘counsellors’ are outlawed.

# abortion - Friday 1 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital Our Lady Of Lourdes

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital

This is at least the second time this year that people have protested outside the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 'Grotesque and reprehensible': Harris 'extraordinarily concerned' over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion Investigation

'Grotesque and reprehensible': Harris 'extraordinarily concerned' over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion

A number of investigations are under way into the allegations, which were first reported by TheJournal.ie yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple investigations under way over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at NMH Abortion

Multiple investigations under way over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at NMH

Health Minister Simon Harris has said he is very concerned about the alleged case, and has launched an investigation.

# abortion - Thursday 31 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie HSE to investigate alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at Dublin maternity hospital Abortion

HSE to investigate alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at Dublin maternity hospital

A message shared on Twitter alleges a woman was contacted via an unknown number and verbally harassed.

# abortion - Thursday 17 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis Abortion

Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis

Earlier Ruth Coppinger told the Dáil that two doctors confirmed it was a fatal foetal abnormality, but the board refused the abortion.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be' Opinion

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'

The experience in the US shows that the divisive abortion debate will continue, writes Larry Donnelly.

# abortion - Saturday 12 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'

Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'

Tóibín talks about his new party, his hopes for the local and general elections and why some old colleagues are not on speaking terms with him.

# abortion - Thursday 10 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services Abortion

'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services

Some hospitals are waiting for the system to be fully up and running before providing the service.

# abortion - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Doctors express concern over termination services amid fears of 'risks' to patients' safety Abortion

Doctors express concern over termination services amid fears of 'risks' to patients' safety

The issues were raised at an extraordinary general of the institute this evening.

# abortion - Monday 7 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Hospitals need to be places of care': Anti-abortion protest held outside Drogheda hospital Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital

'Hospitals need to be places of care': Anti-abortion protest held outside Drogheda hospital

The group is holding placards saying ‘abortion is murder’.

# abortion - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie HSE warning over 'my options' unplanned pregnancy websites with anti-abortion message Hidden Agenda

HSE warning over 'my options' unplanned pregnancy websites with anti-abortion message

The HSE’s official site My Options serves as a first point of contact for women dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

# abortion - Sunday 30 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland Eighth Amendment

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment in May of this year.

# abortion - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'You want the Eighth repealed because of Brexit': Letters sent to Varadkar about abortion referendum Abortion

'You want the Eighth repealed because of Brexit': Letters sent to Varadkar about abortion referendum

This year the country voted by 66.4% to 33.6% to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal Highs And Lows

Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal

Varadkar said he regrets he was so misinformed and the government didn’t make ‘better decisions’.

# abortion - Monday 24 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend Overrun

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend

It’s emerged the budget for the new hospital may cost more than €1.433 billion.

# abortion - Friday 21 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie HSE launches new crisis pregnancy website to give women information on abortions Myoptions

HSE launches new crisis pregnancy website to give women information on abortions

It’s expected that the first legal terminations in Ireland will be carried out in the new year.

# abortion - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law Free Safe Legal

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law

Hospitals will provide the services in 2019.

# abortion - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services Termination

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services

Services are expected to begin from 1 January.

# abortion - Friday 14 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's very disappointing': Garda probe launched as TD's office covered in urine and anti-abortion graffiti Sligo

'It's very disappointing': Garda probe launched as TD's office covered in urine and anti-abortion graffiti

The incident happened after abortion legislation passed in the Seanad last night.

# abortion - Thursday 13 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A genuinely historic moment': Abortion legislation passes through the Seanad Eighth Amendment

'A genuinely historic moment': Abortion legislation passes through the Seanad

The legislation will now be signed into law by President Michael D Higgins.

# abortion - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Abortion legislation has passed the Dáil and it's now on to the Seanad, so what next? January Deadline

Abortion legislation has passed the Dáil and it's now on to the Seanad, so what next?

The Seanad will now sit on Monday in order to get the legislation over the line by the Christmas deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris: 'This is the beginning of a new era for women’s health' Opinion

Simon Harris: 'This is the beginning of a new era for women’s health'

‘Change is coming,’ writes Health Minister Simon Harris following the passing of abortion legislation through the Dáil.

# abortion - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil Eighth Amendment

The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil

This means that it is on track for new legislation regulating termination of pregnancy to be introduced in Ireland in the new year.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil The Eighth Amendment

'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil

“What’s the ethnicity about? Is that to find out if we have immigrants in this country who avail of health services as women?”

# abortion - Sunday 2 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law ICGP

'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law

It is expected a landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil in coming weeks.

# abortion - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week Edging Closer

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week

It is likely the landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil at the earliest next week.

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