The President of the College of Psychiatrists in Ireland says he and his colleagues will not be fooled by women claiming to be suicidal to get an abortion.
A second day of hearings on the proposed abortion legislation will take place today.
The Oireachtas Committee on Health will not make any specific recommendations to Minister James Reilly on abortion legislation.
The Catholic Church has suggested a referendum be held to overturn the Supreme Court's X case judgment on abortion.
A representative of the Catholic Church has told today's Oireachtas Health Committee hearing on abortion that it is not necessary to legislate for the X case.
Church leaders will give evidence today before a parliamentary hearing on plans to legislate for abortion in Ireland.
A legal expert has told the Oireachtas Committee looking at abortion legislation that fears of the floodgates being opened to widespread terminations are "completely unfounded".
The Oireachtas Health Committee will today hear evidence from a range of legal experts on proposals to introduce legislation for abortion.