Waterford Regional Hospital where a woman, referred to as A, successfully gave birth yesterday after the hospital applied to court to compel her to have a caesarean section due to concerns over the risks associated with a natural birth. Photograph:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A pregnant woman who was the subject of a court application by a hospital to compel her to undergo a caesarean section has successfully given birth(...)

The doctor addressed the court by phone. There were just seven people in spartan courtroom number two, but the voice on speakerphone was so muf(...)

The Four Courts complex in Dublin

A hospital today made an emergency application to the High Court to compel a pregnant woman to undergo a caesarean section. At an emergen(...)