Emma Quinn, from Blanchardstown, with  Pro-choice activists after returning from Belfast last month with  non-surgical abortion pills banned in the Republic. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Director of Public Prosecutions will not prosecute several crisis pregnancy counselling services for alleged breaches in the law arising from an u(...)

Beechpark Services, Woodford Business Park, Santry, Co Dublin, a HSE-run clinical service for children up to 18 years old who have a diagnosis of ASD (autism spectrum disorder): At a meeting in June 2012, Dr Reilly expressed his concern at the high level of investment in Beechpark services. Photograph: Eric Luke

As anyone who has a child with special needs will attest, getting the right help is a difficult task. But for parents of children with autism that tas(...)

Beechpark Services, Woodford Business Park, Santry, Co. Dublin.

All the money so far provided from a funding boost for autism services announced by Minister for Health James Reilly last year has been spent on cutti(...)