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O'Mahony, John

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Report of the Expert Group on the Judgment in the A, B and C v. Ireland Case: Statements (Resumed)

I am pro-life and anti-abortion. I also support the protection of the mother's life. Every debate on abortion over the years has been very emotive, polarised and, in most cases, carried out in hi...More Button

I was one of those who genuinely held that sufficient guidelines were in place to protect the mother's life. I was clearly of the view that the law and the Irish Medical Council guidelines allow...More Button

The tragic case of the death of Savita Halappanavar, which touched the heart of the nation and the wider world, has been used by some to heighten the emotion in this debate, without the facts of ...More Button

The media will also be very much under scrutiny when the true facts emerge. How many true facts got lost in the reporting, such as that UCHG had not had a maternal death for the previous 17 year...More Button

It is now being put forward that nothing has been done for 20 years so we should now make a decision and act on it within a few weeks. I do not agree with the analysis that nothing has been done...More Button

I will support any measure which will bring clarity to the medical profession attempting to save the life of a mother. However, I am of the view that while one can bring clarity or put Medical C...More Button

Student Grant Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a decision on the Student Universal Support Ireland grant application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a decision on their Student Universal Support Ireland application; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Appeals

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a decision on an appeal on disadvantaged area aid payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button