Minister Simon Harris said he had heard very difficult and upsetting cases and met people “who have felt this country has been a very lonely place that has left them feeling very isolated” in difficult circumstances. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Eighth Amendment is not working in this country and should be repealed, Minister for Health Simon Harris has said. Referring to Article 40.3.3 o(...)

Dr Peter Boylan arrives for a meeting of the executive board of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) at Holles Street in Dublin on Wednesday evening. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times.

Dr Peter Boylan has resigned from the executive board of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH), saying it is “blind to the consequences” of transferri(...)