Seanad debates

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018: Report and Final Stages


11:20 am

Photo of Rónán MullenRónán Mullen (Independent) | Oireachtas source

Those resident in Northern Ireland enjoy a better health service than we do in the Republic of Ireland or, at the very least, there is no evidence that the chaos that has wracked our health system for the past decade is in any way replicated north of the Border. In these circumstances, one can see how much this proposal could rankle with a great many people. I know that Deputies Michael Collins and Danny Healy-Rae have been running buses from Cork and Kerry to Belfast for cataract surgery and hip replacements in recent years.


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