Dr Mccarthy

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Between 2014 and 2017,  the world has experienced the four warmest years on record. Photograph:  Stringer/Reuters

A weakening of major ocean currents in the Northern Atlantic, including the Gulf Stream that warms Ireland, could trigger a sudden change to Ireland’s(...)

Drones could be used to deliver medical supplies or to come to the assistance of swimmers. Photograph: Getty

A new €6 million research project which will assist the development of drone technology to perform tasks such as delivering essential medical supplies(...)

A new report   published by the  HSE  earlier this year  was developed “to improve and standardise bereavement care provided to families in the aftermath of a maternal death”. Photograph: Getty

While all untimely deaths are tragic, the death of a new mother in pregnancy or the post-natal period carries a particular poignancy. The tragedy is f(...)

Speaking before the Citizens’ Assembly Dr Joan McCarthy said respect for the reproductive autonomy of women means respect for the choices they make. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A woman has the right to decide whether or not to continue with a pregnancy because it is she who assumes the burden of pregnancy and childbirth, the (...)

A screengrab from Saturday’s meeting of the Citizens’ Assembly in Malahide, Co Dublin

The Eighth Amendment is not “satisfactory or helpful” for women who experience unplanned or crisis pregnancies, the first full meeting of the Citizens(...)

Researchers at University College Cork have developed a compound from tree berries which has shown the potential to significantly reduce size of tumou(...)

Dr Anthony McCarthy: said the new legislation failed to provide “real solutions” for women in distress.

The College of Psychiatrists has advised its members not to participate in review panels, provided for under new abortion legislation to assess pregna(...)

Danny O’Donoghue from The Script performs at Whelan’s in Dublin as part of the fifth annual Arthur’s Day celebrations last night. Photograph: Dave Meehan/Getty Images for Guinness

The emergency department at St James’s hospital in Dublin has reported “an exceptional” number of alcohol-related attendances following last night’s A(...)

Documents seen by The Irish Times suggest few of the  477 posts professionals to bolster and modernise mental health services  will be filled by year-end

Planned new programmes to reduce suicide and self-harm will be the most likely and immediate casualties of the failure to fill new mental health posts(...)

Lucinda Creighton has suggested that dialectical behaviour therapy, or DBT, could be used to treat women who are pregnant and feeling suicidal.Photograph: Laura Hutton

One of the treatments Fine Gael TD Lucinda Creighton suggested this week that could be used to treat women who are pregnant and feeling suicidal is “d(...)

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