Topic: Lucinda Creighton
Despite broad support for the law in parliament, the debate opened up cracks within several parties.
Passage of the bill, which would legalize abortion in Ireland for the first time, looks all but assured.
Ireland is introducing an abortion bill that would include mental health among factors that could put a woman's life at risk. Opponents say it would open the door to greater liberalization.
The budget unveiled yesterday proposes tax increases and spending cuts across all sectors of Irish society.
12/08/2010 04:12 pm
In a referendum Thursday, voters could strike down a continent-wide treaty designed to boost Europe's clout.
06/12/2008 01:00 am