Recent X Case Coverage

Failure to legislate on X case test may cost lives
Irish Times
In the X case of 1992, then chief justice Thomas Finlay stated that “ . . . if it is established as a matter of probability that there is a real and substantial risk to the life, as distinct from the health of the mother, which can only be avoided by 
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Irish Times
Barrister: ‘X-Case‘ is ‘the very barest’ of laws
Irish Examiner
The Master of the National Maternity Hospital, Rhona Mahony, has said she is very disappointed that 20 years after the ‘X-Case‘, there is still no legislation for medical abortions. back home. TCH Group », Irish Examiner, Sunday Bus. Post, Evening Echo 
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Sinn Féin motion to demand X case legislation
Irish Times
DÁIL MOTION: Sinn Féin is to bring forward a Dáil motion in Private Members’ time next week demanding that the Government “immediately introduce legislation to give effect to the 1992 judgment of the Supreme Court in the X case”. Party leader Gerry 
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Debate rages on 20 years after the X Case resolved nothing
Irish Independent
In the 20 years since the X Case in Ireland, campaigns have repeatedly ignited over the need for Government to amend legislation to allow abortion when a mother’s life is at risk. The case resulted in a Supreme Court ruling that terminations should be 
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Countries in Dublin, Galway, Sligo, Killkenny and Carlow call for X Case 
Irish Examiner
Protests are underway in Dublin, Galway, Sligo, Killkenny and Carlow calling on the Government to legislate for the X Case. Thousands of people are expected to attend the demonstrations which will coincide with candlelit vigils later this evening 
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White: Oireachtas has failed over X-Case legislation
Irish Examiner
Mr White said: “The effects of the X-Case decision in the Supreme Court in 1992 should have been dealt with by legislation in the Oireachtas. “I have to say that I think the Oireachtas has failed in its duty in relation to dealing with that and 
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Time for Government to stop talking and legislate
Irish Times
In his X case judgment, the late Mr Justice Niall McCarthy asked a series of questions that have particularly poignant resonance this week. Pointing out that the people, in passing the referendum in 1983, were entitled to believe legislation would be 
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Call for Government to legislate on abortion
Irish Times
South Dublin County Council tonight called on the Government to legislate for abortion to give effect to the Supreme Court decision in the X-Case. The motion, tabled by Labour councillor Chris Bond amended an earlier motion calling for the making of 
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X and C and …? by Ivana Bacik (Village, November 2012)
Village
The nightmare scenario predicted by those who had campaigned against the 1983 amendment came to pass with the X case in 1992. The rights of ‘mother’ and ‘unborn’ were in conflict, with the result that a pregnant child was effectively imprisoned in her 
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Maternity hospital chief: Women and doctors need protection
Irish Examiner
The Master of the National Maternity Hospital, Dr Rhona Mahony, has said she is very disappointed that 20 years after the ‘X-Case‘, there is still no legislation for medical abortions. Hundreds of people protested in Dublin and Cork last night 
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Law on X Case would not have saved Savita, says Martin – News 
MICHEAL Martin has rejected accusations Savita Halappanavar may not have died had he taken action on abortion legislation.
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