According to a RTE report, after just four months of legalised abortion, campaigners are already calling to have the 12-week limit pushed back - and the three-day waiting period scrapped. They estimate at least 10,000 Irish abortions every year under the new law.
The Life Institute has called on the Coroner at the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar to hear from neutral expert obstetric witnesses on the impact of Irish law on necessary terminations of pregnancy, in order to ensure a balanced view is heard.
My name is Niamh Uí Bhriain, and I’m representing the Save the 8th campaign here today. Thank you for coming. Save the 8th has commenced its efforts to defeat the referendum to legalise abortion with a major billboard campaign which is being erected nationwide. These ‘Reality of Repeal’ billboards are being launched here this morning, Tuesday, at 11am, at Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2.