Waiting times, deadlines and objections: Issues before abortion introduced
Updated / Sunday, 14 Oct 2018
By Ailbhe Conneely, RTÉ News Political reporter
When the Government promised a referendum on the Eighth Amendment last year few would have predicted that Ministers would hope to establish abortion services in Ireland by next January.
Legislation allowing for terminations in Ireland was introduced in the Dáil just over a week ago. But it is uncertain whether the Government will meet that timeline.