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Fergal Bowers, RTÉ Health Correspondent, summarises some of the main points of the draft legislation
David McCullagh, RTÉ Political Correspondent, reports on some of the steps leading up to the publication of the bill
Dr Adam McAuley, Medical Law lecturer in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University, assesses the heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013
Dr Anthony McCarthy, Perinatal Psychiatrist, welcomes the Bill as drafted so far
Taoiseach Enda Kenny heads up a press conference following publication of draft legislation on abortion
Dr Adam McAuley, Medical Law lecturer at DCU, says the Taoiseach is right when he says the bill makes no attempt to change or liberalise the current framework on abortion
Dr Bernie McCabe, Consultant Psychiatrist in the South Meath Mental Health Services, expresses her disappointment at the inclusion of suicidal ideation in the bill
Dr Peter Boylan, Clinical Director of the National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street, says doctors will have more confidence to intervene earlier
John Bryan, President of the Irish Farmers Association, says the €1m Fodder Crisis fund will result in 3,000 tonnes arriving in Ireland
John Mark McCafferty, Head of Social Justice with SVP, says older people and those living in rural areas will be hardest hit by this increase
Colm Tóibín expresses his delight at the Tony nomination for his play
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