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Despite abortion now being legal in the Republic of Ireland, the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 means many people will still have to travel to Britain to access abortion care.This is the view of Galway Pro-Choice, which has noted that if a pregnancy exceeds 12 weeks (10 weeks gestation) and there is no risk to the life, or of serious harm to the health, of the pregnant person, an abortion will not currently be permitted.
Proposed abortion legislation will 'roll back what the Irish people voted for' warn Galway Pro Choice
While the Eight Amendment has now been removed from the Constitution, the current draft legislation to provide for termination of pregnancies in the State, is "not capable of guaranteeing universal access to abortion services", according to Galway Pro Choice.
A public meeting over the appropriateness of the Roman Catholic Church’s continuing involvement in the running of schools and hospitals in the State, takes place in Galway this evening.
An NUI Galway PhD researcher, who is undertaking an historical study of foster care in 20th century Ireland, is seeking interviewees for the project.
More than 100 women gave Galway addresses when accessing an abortion in the UK in 2016. At least 9 women travelled each month from Galway to the United Kingdom in order to access abortion services.