Alison Begas: says the London-based Abortion Support Network is the only  funding resource of which  she knows.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The chief executive of a Dublin crisis pregnancy support service has said she is not aware of any State financial aid available to help low-income wo(...)

Alison Begas, chief executive officer at the Dublin Well Woman Centre: says  there is a “lot of uncertainty” as to how the Department of Health expects crisis pregnancy counsellors to refer suicidal women

Clear protocols must be issued urgently to crisis pregnancy counsellors on how they should deal with suicidal pregnant women under new legislation (...)

Women over the age of 40 are less likely to present for smear tests and are also more likely to consider that they do not need contraception, the Dubl(...)

Abortion legislation is, just about, on the statute books. The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill has completed its tumultuous passage through t(...)

Health risks: mifepristone (above) and misoprostol, which cost about €90 online, cause medical miscarriage. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Every week women in Ireland order pills on the internet to end their pregnancies. Already, more than 4,000 women travel to British clinics every year (...)