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'I have helped people to access assisted suicide - and I would do it again,' says ex-minister Halligan

Vicky Phelan urges the Dáil to pass law that will aid patients with a terminal illness

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John Halligan (Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA)

John Halligan (Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA)

John Halligan (Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA)

Former minister John Halligan has revealed that he helped people travel to Switzerland to access assisted suicide and said he would do it again.

The former Independent Alliance TD, who retired from politics earlier this year, has called on politicians to finish the work he started on a bill that would decriminalise assisted suicide in specific cases.


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