Details of the latest Citizens’ Assembly which may decide to recommend a referendum on the Eighth Amendment have emerged. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Details of the latest Citizens’ Assembly which may decide to recommend a referendum on the Eighth Amendment have emerged. The new assembly is due to(...)

A demographically and geographically representative group of 99 citizens will be selected by Red C over the coming weeks for the citizens’ assembly. File photograph: Getty Images

The process of selecting members of the citizens’ assembly to make recommendations on a possible abortion referendum and other constitutional and poli(...)

Members of the Independent Alliance Shane Ross and Finian McGrath who voted to support an abortion vote earlier this summer. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Members of the Independent Alliance expect that they will have a free vote on a Dáil motion on an abortion referendum in the autumn, reigniting the J(...)

The citizens’ assembly will grapple with topics including the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution and how referendums are held. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The upcoming citizens’ assembly which will consider a referendum on the Eighth Amendment among other issues is to be live streamed on a purpose-built (...)

Ms Justice Mary Laffoy: A serving Supreme Court judge, her  role will be to chair the 100-member convention which has been asked to consider issues including the Eighth Amendment, which places the life of the unborn on an equal footing with the life of the mother. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ms Justice Mary Laffoy is to chair the citizens’ convention tasked with examining the Eighth Amendment. Ms Justice Laffoy, a serving Supreme Court j(...)

Former minister for health Dr James Reilly. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

“I remind Senator Reilly that what happens in the bar remains in the bar.” Words guaranteed to grab attention on a slow day around Leinster House. W(...)

The apology from Minister for Health Simon Harris to Amanda Mellet (centre) was an important moment. Hopefully it indicates that the Government fully accepts the UN committee’s decision, and will act upon it without equivocation. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In 2011, Amanda Mellet was denied an abortion in Ireland after learning her pregnancy had a fatal foetal impairment. She travelled to the UK to underg(...)

No discussions took place between the Alliance and Fine Gael despite expectations a Cabinet meeting would be held. Photographs: The Irish Times

The Government has failed to reach agreement on a Bill allowing for abortions in the cases of fatal foetal abnormalities amid indications of an incre(...)

Chief whip Regina Doherty said today  she thinks Deputy Mick Wallace’s proposed Bill will be deemed to be in conflict with the eighth amendment. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The Government has still not decided how it will vote on a bill allowing for abortions in the cases of fatal foetal abnormalities, after a fresh row. (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned any immediate attempt to reverse the constitutional ban on abortion would be defeated. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The Government is shortly to begin the process which may lead to a change in Ireland’s abortion laws, although Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned any imm(...)

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