Taoiseach says Government will proceed with abortion legislation

The Taoiseach says the Government will proceed with abortion legislation, despite opposition.

Enda Kenny faced a barrage of criticism at the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting last night, while dozens of psychiatrists have also come out against terminations on the ground of suicide.

Mr Kenny says a leaked draft of the legislation confirming that six medical professionals would have to assess a suicidal case was "meaningless".

And he's vowed that the legislation will be enacted by the coalition: