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In Britain, 194 abortions were performed for women or girls who gave addresses in the Republic of Ireland. File photograph: iStock

Almost 200 women and girls travelled to Britain for abortions last year despite travel restrictions during the pandemic, the latest figures show. The(...)

Women travelling abroad for abortion services are  being refused permission to board flights amid confusion over their travel rights during the pandemic, an advocacy group has said.

Women travelling abroad for abortion services are facing increased costs and delays, and are being refused permission to board flights amid confusion (...)

Just 101 Irish women travelled for abortions between January and June this year, compared with 215 during these months last year. Photograph: Getty

The number of women travelling to Britain for abortions more than halved in the first six months of this year, compared with the same period in 2019, (...)

Coombe wrote to woman: “As you are aware, your foetus has been diagnosed with a complex foetal anomaly.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The woman who was refused a termination after a complex anomaly was diagnosed was informed in writing medics were “not of the reasonable opinion” the (...)

The London Irish Abortion Rights Campaign said the decisive Yes vote in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment means there is a strong mandate to continue campaigning for change north of the Border in Ireland. File photograph: Getty Images

British-based Irish abortion rights activists have said they will immediately transfer their focus to changing the law in Northern Ireland in an attem(...)

Protesters hold up placards during the London March for Choice outside the Embassy of Ireland in central London in September. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images)

This year’s St Patrick’s Day parade in London marked a significant landmark for a group of Irish campaigners who gathered at Hyde Park Corner before s(...)