A total of 3,735 women with Irish addresses travelled to the UK for abortions last year, an increase on the 2013 of 3,679.

A total of 3,735 Irish residents travelled to to England or Wales last year for abortions, statistics published by the UK Department of Health show. (...)

A section of the crowdat an anti-abortion Vigil for Life at Merrion Square, Dublin, in June. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The deputy chairwoman of the Pro Life Campaign has said the biggest challenge facing the movement in Ireland is the “extremely biased” media.Cora Sher(...)

The guidelines ‘highlight the problems with the legislation’ which ‘forces a woman to run a gauntlet of doctors and bureaucracy to access an abortion’, Socialist Party TD Ruth Coppinger said. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Concerns were raised about newly issued abortion guidelines with pro-choice campaigners saying it showed the legislation’s narrowness and anti-aborti(...)

Dr Ruth Cullen of the Pro Life Campaign: said The Irish Times and some politicians had rushed to judgment on the Savita Halappanavar case.

The Pro Life Campaign said it hoped the Health Information and Quality Authority report would lead to the implementation of procedures that are “in th(...)

People gather outside the Dáil on Kildare Street t the beginning of the debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill. Photo: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The posters appeared on lamp-posts overnight in Tallaght earlier this month. They had been recycled from Fine Gael’s campaign during the children’s re(...)

Anti-abortion campaigners in a recent protest outside the Dáil. Photograph: Collins Photos

The Government is proposing, for the first time since Ireland became independent, that the Oireachtas pass a law prescribing the death of innoc(...)