Irish Abortion Policy
Members of the Irish Dail considered a motion dealing with an abortion case that involved a 14 year old girl who was raped. Abortions… read more
Members of the Irish Dail considered a motion dealing with an abortion case that involved a 14 year old girl who was raped. Abortions are outlawed in Ireland except when the mother’s life is in danger. During the parliamentary debate, several members called for a referendum to modify the abortion law to include cases of incest and rape. close
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Irish Nomination of Prime Minister
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Resignation of Irish Leader
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Irish View of European Community
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Nomination of Cabinet Ministers
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