Disability

March 16, 2017
In a powerful and moving presentation, Tracy Harkin, the mother of baby Kathleen Rose and founder of Every Life Counts, put her personal story and the stories of other mothers with babies...
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Posted by: Life House
December 14, 2016
Amazing news has emerged out of Philadelphia as it was recently revealed that the first successful pre-natal surgery to remove a heart tumor was performed at the Children’s Hospital of...
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Posted by: Life House
May 13, 2016
A Galway mother has written a heart-breaking open letter to Sabina Higgins to share her story of loss and grief, and to ask for compassion for unborn children diagnosed with severe disability.
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Posted by: Life House
April 22, 2016
This week, in England, people with Down Syndrome and their families, rallied outside Parliament against a discriminatory pre-natal screening proposal that is currently being considered. Their...
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Posted by: Life House
June 19, 2015
The Life Institute has welcomed proposed legislation brought before the Dail by Mattie Mc Grath TD which seeks to ensure discriminatory language towards unborn children with profound disabilities...
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Posted by: Life Institute
June 19, 2015
Mothers from the group Every Life Counts have given powerful and moving testimonies in support in the Dáil in support of a Private Members Bill by Independent TD, Mattie Mc Grath, seeking to...
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Posted by: Life House
May 14, 2015
Every Life Counts has welcomed a call for increased support for families who face a life-limiting diagnosis for their unborn baby.   Dr Sam Coulter Smyth, the outgoing Master of the Rotunda...
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Posted by: Life House
December 3, 2014
Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed the growing support he is receiving from members of both the Dáil and Seanad for introducing a Private Members Bill (PMB) which seeks to regulate against...
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Posted by: Life House
December 3, 2014
Parents from the support group Every Life Counts have launched a powerful initiative to end the phrase 'incompatible with life'. The campaign was launched in both Dublin and Belfast by families...
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Posted by: Life House