November 17, 2012

A Decisive Change in Ireland's Abortion Debate

Noel Whelan, Irish Times

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There is much we do not know about the medical care Savita Halappanavar received. It is as yet unclear whether a lack of legal clarity contributed in any way to the circumstances of her death. We have her husband’s harrowing account of her last days, and it is clear the couple endured a horrendous ordeal. The tragedy has devastated us all.

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November 17, 2012
Ireland Is Safe, Despite the Propaganda
David Quinn, Irish Independent
IN the debate about abortion we are constantly dealing with what can only be described as 'asymmetrical hysteria', that is we are only ever outraged by anti-abortion laws and their consequences and never by the consequences of... more ››
November 10, 2012
Europe Poses Risk to Irish-UK Ties
Stephen Collins, Irish Times
A century on from the tumultuous events that led to Irish independence, powerful forces are in motion that could alter the political landscape of Europe again. The implications for this State are profound. On the surface... more ››
November 9, 2012
Ireland the Big Loser if Britain Leaves EU
Dan O'Brien, Irish Times
Possible changes in the wider world likely to make the international environment less benign for Ireland than in recent decades were assessed here last week. But what about the issues surrounding the most likely major change... more ››