Abortion services will be free, Harris confirms
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Irish Examiner Political Correspondent
Ireland's imminent abortion services will be completely free to ensure they can be fully accessed by anyone who needs them, end the need to travel abroad for care and to prevent an influx of private abortion clinics into this country.
Health Minister Simon Harris confirmed the new services will not cost anything just 24 hours after President Michael D Higgins signed the referendum result into law, thereby formally removing the eighth amendment from the constitution.