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3.3.2022 All Party Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group event on current issues surrounding aborton

The All Party Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group hosted an event on 3 March 2022 which covered pertinent issues surrounding the present operation of legal abortion in Ireland. The Group was spurred on to organise this meeting due to recent events such as the ongoing three-year review of the 2018 Abortion Act and the recent…

15.12.2021 Press Statement from All-Party Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group “Despite Government’s move to block Foetal Pain Relief Bill, we are extremely encouraged by support from Oireachtas colleagues in recent days,” says Carol Nolan TD

Carol Nolan, the co-chair of the All Party Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group has said that “despite the Government’s move today to try and block the Foetal Pain Relief Bill from progressing past Second Stage”, she is “extremely encouraged by the support we have received in recent days from Oireachtas colleagues regarding the bill.” Earlier…

7.10.2021 The Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group held an event on Thursday, 7th October entitled ‘Countering Human Trafficking’.

The meeting was organised as a means of raising awareness amongst Oireachtas members of the epidemic of global human trafficking and its impact on Ireland. The impetus for the All-Party Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group to organise this event was the release in June of the US Department of State’s annual ‘Trafficking in Persons Report’.…

19.03.2021 The Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group held an event on Thursday, 18th March on policy changes needed in the area of education of children with Down Syndrome.

The Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group held an event on Thursday, 18th March on policy changes needed in the area of education of children with Down Syndrome. The event was hosted by Sean Canney TD and presentations were made to the meeting by Martin McBreen and Carina O’Riodain, both parents of children with Down Syndrome.…

02.12.2020 All-Party Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group launches report: ‘Late-Term Abortion and Foetal Pain – Proposing a Humane Response

Peter Fitzpatrick TD, Carol Nolan TD, Senator Rónán Mullen, Senator Sharon Keogan and Mattie McGrath TD at the launch today of a report on late-term abortion and foetal pain from the All Party Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group. The All-Party Oireachtas Life and Dignity Group this morning published a comprehensive new report on the issue…