Tuesday February 18, 2020

Abortion pill creates new situation

Early-term abortion has arrived in Ireland as a criminal option delivered through the letterbox

1st April, 2018

Much has been written about the outcome of a high-profile Belfast court case last week. But there was another recent case in the North which should command our attention in the coming weeks.

If the Eighth Amendment is not repealed, the Irish state will never be in a position to decriminalise any termination of a pregnancy in Ireland unless it is necessary to avoid a real and substantial risk to the life of the pregnant...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Refusing to discuss Irish unity no longer makes any sense for the DUP –talking about a united Ireland is not the same as supporting it

Deirdre Heenan | 2 days ago

A Sinn Féin-led government would have many implications for the country, from tax on banks to the housing market to a border poll

Ian Guider | 2 days ago

Varying interests will be lining up to fight their corner as Europe aims to reorganise and reinvent economic supply chains to ‘reconcile the economy with our planet’

Daniel Murray | 2 months ago