“Ms Y has had no fluids for 40 hours. She is met by consultant psychiatrist 4 who records: ‘Ms Y was an ongoing suicidal risk.’ Photograph: Bluestone/Science Photo Library

The following is a chronology of what happened to Ms Y, from the time she arrived in the Republic on March 28th until her infant was delivered by C(...)

The draft  HSE report into the care given to Ms Y states that at her third and final session with the Irish Family Planning Association, despite having consistently said she wanted an abortion, the counsellor suggested she might consider adoption.

The Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) was liaising with the Irish Family Planning Association for over seven weeks about applying for exit and re-ent(...)

Woman at the centre of the case became increasingly distressed as the pregnancy progressed and says she attempted to take her own life.

The young woman who was raped, refused an abortion and later had her unborn infant delivered by Caesarean section, is “considering her position” as to(...)

Ms Y arrived in the State in March and found out she was pregnant soon after. She had been raped before she came here, she says, and immediately said she wanted an abortion

The HSE inquiry team into the care of Ms “Y”, the young woman at the centre of the latest abortion controversy, has yet to interview her. The team, e(...)

Jenny Slate as aspiring comedian Donna Stern in Obvious Child

“Whatever…. I have a human vagina.” She sure does. But more on the V word later. Donna Stern, the heroine of coming-to-a-cinema-near-you-mo(...)

Concerns about the welfare of the young woman at the centre of the latest abortion controversy were raised with two State bodies by Spirasi

Concerns about the welfare of the young woman at the centre of the latest abortion controversy were raised with two State bodies by Spirasi, a group t(...)

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The woman at the centre of a controversial case involving rape, suicidality and a termination of pregnancy has had a traumatic first five months in(...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien ordered the inquiry  “to establish the full facts surrounding the matter”. Photograph: David Sleator

The terms of reference for the inquiry into the care given to the young woman who says she was raped and refused an abortion but later had her pregna(...)

The terms of reference for the report into the treatment of the woman who sought an abortion are to be published today.

Consultant psychiatrist and former TD Dr Moosajee Bhamjee has warned that another controversial abortion case could happen at any time and has called (...)

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 (...)