Monday 23 April 2018

Dearbhail McDonald: Only a matter of time before we were faced with the right-to-die issue

Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

IT was only a matter of time before the Irish courts were confronted with a new right-to-die case. Around the world judges are dealing with life and death dilemmas posed by incurably ill but competent patients.

People such Tony Nicklinson, the British man with locked-in syndrome who lost his High Court battle to end his life.

Nicklinson died last August.

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