Cliona Johnston at her home in Loughlinstown, Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Cliona Johnson’s first instinct, when she was told her baby would not survive outside the womb, was to “run, get away , hide”. She feared she “couldn’(...)

Master of the National Maternity Hospital Dr Rhona Mahony  at Together for Yes HQ, Upper Mount Street, Dublin. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The No side in the Eighth Amendment debate has been accused of being callous towards Irish women who have had to have abortions abroad. A group of w(...)

Tian Yu Lloyd at Holles Street hospital. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A Chinese woman who miscarried in a Dublin hospital. A Polish man whose former girlfriend aborted their child without telling him. A Brazilian woman w(...)

Maria Steen (left) and Dr John Monaghan  (right) argued for a No vote in the upcoming referendum on repealing or retaining the Eighth Amendment during a debate broadcast on RTÉ on Monday night.

Dr John Monaghan and Maria Steen argued for a No vote in the upcoming referendum on repealing or retaining the Eighth Amendment during a debate broadc(...)

A section of the crowd attending the Love Both rally in Merrion Square, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Several thousand people turned out in Dublin on Saturday afternoon for a rally by the Love Both group opposing the repeal of the Eighth Amendment in t(...)

Warren and Lorraine Reilly from Loughrea who lost two children while attending Portiuncula hospital. Photograph: Andrew Downes

The HSE is facing at least five different High Court actions from families whose babies died or were injured at birth at Portiuncula University Hospit(...)

Nathan Berning and Emily Faulkner who are campaigning for a No vote in the referendum. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A group of self-styled “pro-life activist journalists” have travelled from the US to lend their support to the anti-repeal side in the referendum on t(...)

Warren and Lorraine Reilly from Loughrea who lost two children while attending Portiuncla Hospital. Photograph: Andrew Downes

The father of two baby girls who died during their delivery at Portiuncula University Hospital has called for the recommendations of a report into mat(...)

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(...)

The CervicalCheck controversy came to light through the case of Vicky Phelan,  who settled a High Court action against the US-based laboratory subcontracted to assess smear tests.

The Health Service Executive confirmed on Monday that 162 women – including 17 who have died – were not informed of a delay in their cervical cancer (...)

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