She was on the way home from the UK

It's been revealed that an Irish woman died on the way home from the UK after having an abortion.

The Master of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin made the revelation at the Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment yesterday.

Today its the turn of GPs and Crisis Pregnancy chiefs to address the committee.

Dr Fergal Malone says forcing women to travel for abortions is putting their lives at risk.

Master of the national maternity hospital at Holles Street Rhona Mahony said the 8th amendment has led to all sorts of unintended situations: