Cuttings from the Irish papers on abortion

This is an archive of articles that are online on other sites (or elsewhere on Revolt) about abortion and Ireland. They come from both radical and mainstream sources - inclusion here doesn't indicate that DARG agrees with or endoreses the contents in any way. If you come across unlisted articles please email me, include the paper, the date, the URL and the title of the article.

Archive of opinion polls on TCD website - Type in 'abortion' in the search facility

The IFPA Archives recent material

Sunday Independent, 16-July-2000 - Irish women can book abortions on Net

Irish Times, July 6, 2000 - Anti-abortion protesters fined £250

Irish Times, July 4, 2000 - Independent TDs insist on abortion referendum

Irish Times, June 15, 2000 - Churches invited to abortion hearings

Irish Times, June 7, 2000 - Record number of Irish abortions in Britain

Irish Times,, May 31, 2000 - Abortion to save mother's mental health supported

Irish Independent, 31-May-2000 - Doctors in conflict over X-case law

Irish Times, May 31, 2000 - Call for a return to pre-X case state

Irish Times, May 15, 2000 - Contraceptive needs of teenagers not met - survey

Irish Times, May 5, 2000 - Abortion 'not needed' to save mothers' lives

Irish Times, May 5, 2000 - High rate of cystic fibrosis cited by expert

Irish Times, May 5, 2000 - Rape victims have right to abort - Clare

Irish Times, May 4, 2000 - Greater efforts needed to avoid unwanted pregnancies

Irish Independent, 4th May 2000 - 'Women will die' if total ban placed on abortion - By LORNA REID

Irish Times,May 4, 2000 - Doctors would 'opt out' of terminations - By Michael O'Regan

Irish Times, 4th May 2000 - Abortion debate has advanced since l983 - By Mary Holland

Irish Times , April 10, 2000 - SF calls for open forum on abortion issue

Irish Independent, 24th Jan, 2000 - Little appetite for a `divisive' abortion debate - By STEPHEN O'BRIEN

Irish Times, January 24, 2000 - Ahern appears headed for conflict on abortion - By Mark Brennock

Irish Times, January 20, 2000 - Never heard voices in abortion debate - OPINION/ Mary Holland

Irish Times, January 17, 2000 - Gynaecologists' views are sought - By Carol Coulter and Kevin Rafter

Irish Times, January 17, 2000 - Abortion views for Constitution body in days - By Carol Coulter and Kevin Rafter

Irish Independent, 17th Jan 2000 - Abortions row raises pressure for new referendum - By GENE McKENNA and MARTHA KEARNS

Irish Independent, 17th Jan 2000 - Doctors `would abort baby' - despite IMA guidelines - By MARTHA KEARNS

Irish Independent, 17th Jan 2000 - EDITORIAL Right to life

The Examiner, 12th January 2000 - Mother knows best for baby's future - Ryle Dwyer

Irish Times, November 8, 1999 - 50% of electorate want abortion referendum - By Geraldine Kennedy, Political Editor

Irish Times, November 8, 1999 - Abortion main danger to Coalition stability - By Miriam Donohoe, Political Reporter

Irish Times, November 8, 1999 - Committee waits for submissions on abortion

Irish Independent, 28-October-1999 - Dana in storm over move to get funds for pro-life group

Irish Times, October 8, 1999 - Teenage birth rate in EHB area falling - Padraig O'Morain

Irish Times, September 28, 1999 - Group seeks extension of abortion Act - Kitty Holland

The Examiner, 24th September 1999- Northern abortion rules to face legal challenge - Joe Oliver

Irish Times, September 20, 1999 - Limited abortion unacceptable - By Róisín Ingle

Irish Independent, 20th Sep 19 - 'Culture of death' won't win, says youth group - By STEPHEN McGRATH

Sunday Business Post, 19th September 1999- Controversial US activist to speak at RDS - By Pat Leahy

Irish Independent,18th Sept '99 - Anti-abortion group picket Ahern's home - AIDEEN SHEEHAN

Irish Times, 15th Sept ,99 - Green Paper on abortion clarifies a complex issue - Adrian Hardiman

Irish Times, September 11, 1999 - Seven constitutional options listed

Irish Times, 6th September 1999 - Stigmatising abortion - OPINION/Medb Ruane

Sunday Independent, 22nd August 1999 - Abortion figures fuel the referendum row

Irish Times - August 19, 1999 - Anti-abortion picketing to end

Irish Times, August 18, 1999 - Why can't foreigners grasp Irish abortion? - Vincent Browne

Irish Times, August 18, 1999 - Government criticised for 'inaction' on abortion - Marie O'Halloran

Irish Times - March 16, 1999 - Abortion: problem that still cannot be discussed - Tom O'Dowd

Irish Times - 18th August 1999 - PREGNANCY ADVICE CENTRE CLOSURE - Alliance For Choice

Irish Times - February 04, 1999 - Anti-abortion website ruling raises storm

Irish Times - October 26, 1998 - Abortion clinic doctor shot dead

Iriswh News - 26/10/97- Termination: time to quit pretending - Submitted by the Alliance for Choice

PA News - 28/11/97 - Raped teen 'to fly for abortion' - By Chris Parkin


Sound files

These are sound files from RTE so your computer will need to be configured to play them

RTE Radio, January 17, 2000 - Dr Peter McKenna, Master of the Rotunda - Morning Ireland

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