Veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne has said that he would "have to consider" assisted suicide if he was faced with "a drawn-out illness of great pain".
The partner of a terminally ill woman who lost a legal challenge in the Irish courts over her right to die has said he is prepared to do whatever she wants.
A terminally ill Irish woman will take her landmark case for assisted suicide to Europe if she loses her appeal, supporters have revealed.
The Supreme Court has been told there is no constitutional right to suicide and that the ban on assisted suicide applies equally to everyone.
Lawyers for the State have told the Supreme Court that it doesn't mean to convey a lack of sympathy to right-to-die campaigner, Marie Fleming.