The Oireachtas committee examining the Eighth Amendment has heard how “disingenuous” agencies are spending vast amounts of money to outbid the State-funded organisations.  Photograph: Paul Mezzer/FRF/Getty

The HSE has said it is in a “constant battle” to counter information from rogue pregnancy agencies targeting women in crisis pregnancies. The Oireach(...)

The Republic of Ireland’s James McClean (right) and Daryl Murphy stand dejected after a 5-1 defeat to Denmark on Tuesday night ended their World Cup qualification hopes. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Eh, well, that didn’t exactly go to plan, did it? Denmark’s carpet bombing of Ireland’s World Cup dreams last night will dampen the nation’s mood con(...)

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Organisations are masking as crisis pregnancy counselling services and influencing women to make choices they may not want, a Health Service Executive(...)

Peadar Tóibín holds different views on abortion than many of his Sinn Féin colleagues.

Sinn Féin TDs have distanced themselves from the views of their colleague Peadar Tóibín, who on Sunday criticised the Oireachtas Committee on the eigh(...)

Abortion rights campaigners pass along the quays as part last year’s March for Choice. The 2017 event takes place in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Thousands of people are expected at the 6th annual March for Choice in Dublin on Saturday. What’s the march about? The march is an annual protest a(...)

Women of all reproductive ages in Ireland experience pregnancies that are unplanned, unwanted or represent a crisis to them, says IFPA

A third of adults are using or have used the “withdrawal method” to avoid pregnancy, according to a survey carried out for the Irish Family Planning A(...)

Minister of State for Equality David Stanton: A Government delegation, led by Mr Stanton, will face questioning on issues including access to a lawyer for people in Garda custody and the impact of Ireland’s abortion regime on women and girls. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The treatment of people in Garda custody, including foreign nationals refused entry to Ireland, was among the issues raised at the UN Committee Agains(...)

Tender plants: we should be willing to listen to people about their emotions around miscarriage, infertility and termination

Pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, infertility and termination can bring pain, silence and hiding – and you have to wonder just how wide and deep (...)

The HSE Crisis Pregnancy Agency said the decline in the number of women travelling abroad for an abortion has become more gradual after a period of steep falls between 2001 and 2007. File photograph: Getty Images

The number of women travelling from the Republic to Britain for an abortion has fallen to the lowest level since 1980, official figures show. UK rec(...)

The HSE failed to provide a life-saving termination to a young, suicidal asylum seeker and held her against her will,  court documents state.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

The HSE failed to provide “a life-saving termination” to a young, suicidal asylum seeker, held her against her will and sought court orders about her (...)

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