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Spain is set to legalise euthanasia – should Ireland follow suit?

Spain's parliament are set to give final approval to a law that will legalise euthanasia - making...

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14.18 18 Mar 2021


Spain is set to legalise euthanasia – should Ireland follow suit?


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14.18 18 Mar 2021


Spain's parliament are set to give final approval to a law that will legalise euthanasia - making them the fourth country in Europe to dicriminalise assisted suicide.

The legislation will take place in June and will allow anyone with "serious or incurable illness" or a condition which is "chronic or incapacitating" to request help dying, as a means to avoid "intolerable suffering".

Should Ireland follow suit? Andrea spoke to Tom Curran who is an Assisted Suicide Advocate and Kathleen Rogers who has motor neuron disease.

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