Abortion and the law in Ireland
What is the legal time limit for abortion?
Abortion is legal in the UK up to the 24th week of pregnancy. However, if there is a substantial risk to the woman's life or if there are foetal abnormalities there is no time limit. The abortion time limit varies from country to country.
Is abortion legal in Ireland?
Abortion is illegal in The Republic of Ireland Ireland; however if you live in Ireland you can still visit a clinic in the UK (or any other country where abortion is legal) for abortion services. You are able to get advice and information from health professionals in Ireland about abortion and all the options open to you.