Cork Fertility Centre has just announced the first reported pregnancy in Ireland as a result of an advanced sperm retrieval technique, Microsurgical Testicular Sperm Extraction (Micro-TESE).

A new treatment for men with sperm related fertility issues allows couples to have children without using donor semen. Cork Fertility Centre has ju(...)

An Irish  couple are celebrating the birth of a child after using a new embryonic screening technique. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A couple are celebrating the birth of a child after using a new embryonic screening technique. The baby is the first to be born in Ireland using the t(...)

 The baby girl is the first child to be born free from Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome in Ireland after undergoing Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) for the rare inherited disease. Photograph: Getty Images

An Irish couple who discovered they were both carrying a potentially fatal gene when their first baby died have become proud parents of a girl free fr(...)

Baby Bridget, daughter of Patrick Mullane and Lisa Cooke from Cork,  at Cork University Maternity Hospital where she was born on June 27th following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis at the Cork Fertility Centre

BARRY ROCHESouthern Correspondent, Cork A couple, who have had the first baby born in the Republic of Ireland following a technique to screen embryos (...)

Baby Bridget weighed in at a healthy 7lbs 9oz (3.4kg) at Cork University Maternity Hospital on June 27th when she was born to a  couple  at risk of having a baby with Cystic Fibrosis. Photograph: Google Street View

The birth of the first baby in the Republic following a technique to screen embryos for genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis prior to implantati(...)

The two parents are both carriers of the CF gene, and the risk of them having a child with CF was one in two without PGD, Dr Tim Dineen said. Photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

The first confirmed pregnancy in the State using a technique to screen embryos for genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis prior to implantation ha(...)