The matter will  return next Monday before the president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Three separate applications have been initiated seeking permission to bring petitions challenging the result of the referendum to repeal the Eighth am(...)

John McGuirk, communications director of the Save the 8th campaign. Photograph: Nic Bradshaw.

“We are here in Dublin with ProtectThe8th this morning. Pray for us! #warroomsessions”, said the Facebook posting by Fuzati, conveying something of a (...)

Frances Raday said the referendum would  bring “a welcome note of clarity regarding the systematic violation of fundamental rights that the Eighth Amendment means for pregnant people”

A human rights expert behind United Nations efforts to end discrimination against women has described the Eighth Amendment as being responsible for “(...)