Speaking on Monday night, Iona Institute member David Quinn welcomed Facebook’s reversal. He said the block on the image ‘invites you to think it’s going to be a picture of an aborted foetus’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Facebook will remove blocking on an ad by the Iona Institute which shows a computer-generated image of a foetus in the womb after users of the social (...)

Staff at the Rotunda Hospital called gardaí after anti-abortion protestors appeared outside the hospital. File photograph: David Sleator

An anti-abortion group that uses extreme imagery as a deliberate shock tactic has targeted Dublin’s three maternity hospitals with banner-style pictur(...)