Attempt to force repeal of “the last remaining constitutional protection for the unborn" defeated by 74 to 23 in Dáil.
Judge rules doctors may end life support treatments to a pregnant woman who has been clinically dead for a number of weeks.
Description of babies diagnosed fatal foetal abnormalities as "dead" criticised by support group for parents of children diagnosed with a terminal condition.
Minister Varadkar accuses Eighth Amendment, which deals with abortion, of being too “restrictive”.
Former Fine Gael representatives lend support to PLC's grassroots campaign.
“My issue is ultimately with the Act,” he said of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy.
On the eve of “a defining moment for our country we cannot but focus on the life of the unborn," says Bishop of Limerick