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Gabriel Weston is a woman of many professional pursuits, between being a practicing surgeon, an accomplished writer, and a BBC presenter.
Lecturer and researcher Dr Pauline Conroy is to deliver a talk on reproductive rights, called Abortion - Outside the Jurisdiction, in the Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar, tomorrow (Saturday) at 2pm.
Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution must be repealed if women in Ireland are to have proper reproductive rights, protection for their health and well-being, and the right to choose parenting, adoption, or abortion.
Almost 140 Galway women travelled to Britain last year to have an abortion, according to statistics published by the British Department of Health.
It is with some trepidation that politicians read the Grassroots column in the Galway Advertiser. Having escaped its wrath for the past six years, there was a sense of inevitability when my own political travails finally came into the firing line of the column here last week.
On Tuesday evening the Dail voted at second stage on the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill (2013). As expected four of our Fine Gael TDs (Peter Matthews, Brian Walsh, Billy Timmins and Terence Flanagan) very courageously voted against the Bill. Next week, I, too will vote against the abortion bill. More FG colleagues are expected to follow in the coming days.
Few pieces of legislation in the history of Dáil Éireann have been the subject of more polarising and divisive debate than the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.
Brian Walsh knows his political career could come to a premature end over his stance on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, yet he is adamant he is doing “what I believe is right, ahead of political gain”.
The recent Oireachtas health hearings on abortion, held in January 2013, shed a lot of light on the question of whether abortion is needed to protect women’s health in Ireland.
A lunchtime protest against the Government’s plans to legislate for abortion was staged at Castlebar’s Market Square on Wednesday.