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Chairman of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists  Dr Peter Boylan: “I think in general it’s pretty well acknowledged that there are capacity constraints in the system. There will need to be investment.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The operation of abortion services in the State without adequate ultrasound availability will be “fraught with risk”, an Oireachtas Health Committee w(...)

England captain Sarah Hunter celebrates with team mates after series victory over Canada at Twickenham. Photograph: Paul Childs/File Photo/Reuters

England are to become the first fully professional women’s rugby nation. Twenty-eight players will receive one-season deals from January 2019, with th(...)

The gang involved had been selling pirate versions of pay per view television. Photograph: iStock

Gardaí have arrested four people and frozen bank accounts into which €700,000 has been lodged for illegal online TV streaming services. The gang invo(...)

Across the UK, detention rates have increased fivefold since the now prime minister, Theresa May, took the helm of the Home Office in 2010. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

A record number of citizens from European Union member states were detained on immigration grounds and deported from Northern Ireland in 2016, the yea(...)

European Parliament:  EU peace funding has “decisively contributed to the peace process in Northern Ireland, supports the Good Friday Agreement, and continues to support the reconciliation of the two communities.” Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty

MEPs in Strasbourg are expected to strongly back a resolution on Tuesday demanding the continued post-Brexit provision of EU funding of Northern Irela(...)

Brewdog “beer porn” Network: Launched by the Scottish brewery in an attempt to make beer overtake porn as the most popular online content.

Brewdog have been getting a lot of stick about their new “Beer Porn” project. The Scottish brewers have launched their own online TV network to host “(...)

State Pathologist: Marie Cassidy (centre) is to retire after 14 years in the role. Photograph: Alan Betson

The State Pathologist, Marie Cassidy, is to retire after 14 years in the role. Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan paid tribute to Prof Cassidy’s “(...)

The new product is a customisable girth with a unique pressure relief system that can potentially improve horse performance,   welfare and comfort

A unique equestrian health product created by Ulster University product design student and international horsewoman Jenny Gregg is set for launch in J(...)

People in Ireland and Europe need to do more to stop plastic ending up in our oceans as society is going to become more dependent on the sea for food, energy and jobs in the future, the Irish MEP has said.

People in Ireland and Europe need to do more to stop plastic ending up in our oceans as society is going to become more dependent on the sea for food,(...)

Pfizer – which got about 2 per cent of its $53 billion in 2017 revenue from the UK – highlights the pharmaceutical industry’s dilemma as it braces for a rocky, no-deal Brexit

European companies aren’t alone in their Brexit pain. US-based Pfizer says its costs for dealing with the upcoming split will reach $100 million. The(...)

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