Government to examine allowing women from NI access abortions

The government is to examine allowing women from Northern Ireland access to abortions here when new laws come in.

The Taoiseach says it already happens with other cross-border healthcare.

Cabinet earlier approved allowing the Health Minister to draft legislation on abortion after the weekend's landslide win for the Yes side in the referendum.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says they could allow women in Northern Ireland to travel here for abortions: