Lockdown babies: Lynne Andrews and Tom Lyons with their daughters Martha Jean and Robyn; Jim McGrath and Amy Rose Harte with baby Emilia; Don and Louise Keogh with baby Sam. Left and centre photographs: Alan Betson

What happens when your baby is born during strict pandemic restrictions? Five sets of parents share their experiences On March 6th, 2020, the Rotu(...)

MacGill Summer School’s founder and director Joe Mulholland plans to recruit a young researcher to help him recruit a wider variety of speakers. Photograph: Eric Luke

A joke has been doing the rounds in recent weeks that across the country prominent women were afraid to answer the phone in case it was the organiser (...)

Cora Sherlock: criticised the proposed abortion law which will compel anti-abortion doctors to refer women to colleagues willing to carry out the procedure. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland’s anti-abortion movement has not been defeated and the State will again have a law restricting abortion similar to the Eighth Amendment, the M(...)

John McGuirk, communications director of the Save the 8th campaign. Photograph: Nic Bradshaw.

“We are here in Dublin with ProtectThe8th this morning. Pray for us! #warroomsessions”, said the Facebook posting by Fuzati, conveying something of a (...)

Ailbhe Smyth will co-chair the Together for Yes campaign. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Campaigners for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment plan to launch their nationwide umbrella campaign next week in Dublin under the banner “Together fo(...)