Maeve Eogan

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The Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, where one of the the country’s network of sexual assault treatment units is based. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Almost one in 10 sexual assault cases treated by the country’s network of sexual assault treatment units (SATUs) last year involved multiple assailant(...)

The criminal gang had threatened to release or sell masses of sensitive data taken during the attack on Monday unless it received a ransom payment of €16.4 million. Photograph: iStock

There was no confirmed mass leaking of Health Service Executive patient data on Monday, as a deadline set by the cybercriminals came and went. The c(...)

A mother has told an inquest she felt helpless amid chaos in the hospital as staff attempted to find a pediatric doctor when  one of her newborn twins was deemed to be in a bad way after his birth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A mother has told an inquest she felt helpless amid chaos in the hospital as staff attempted to find a pediatric doctor when one of her twins was(...)

Margaret Martin,  Maeve Eogan, Niamh Ni Dhomhnaill and Orla O’Connor at the publication of a position paper by Together for Yes on the  proposal to allow access to abortion up to 12 weeks. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Women should be given the option to terminate their pregnancies if they are the victim of rape or incest, the Together for Yes campaign has said. Mae(...)

Dr Maeve Eogan, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Rotunda Hospital. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A vaccine for Group B Streptococcus (GBS), the most common cause of severe infection in babies under three months of age, may be available within the (...)

Chairwoman of the Citizen’s Assembly Ms Justice Mary Laffoy. The assembly heard from the Rape Crisis Centre  on the provisions for women to help them deal with the trauma of rape. Photograph:  Eric Luke

Allowing for abortion in the case of rape could lead to a number of significant legal problems, the Citizens’ Assembly was told. Tom O’Malley, a se(...)

Dr Noelle Higgins from Maynooth University - International Human Rights Law and Fatal Foetal Abnormalities speaking at the second meeting of the Citizens’ Assembly in January. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Approximately one woman in 20 who is raped will go on to become pregnant, the Citizens’ Assembly has been told. Dr Maeve Eogan, the medical director(...)

Justice Mary Laffoy, chair of the Citizens’ Assembly discussing the Eighth Amendment, in Malahide, Co Dublin, last November. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of submissions received by the Citizens’ Assembly on abortion has been “way beyond” what it expected, an assembly spokeswoman has said. M(...)

Paediatrician Dr Joanne Nelson: she helped set up a 24-hour treatment service for children who have been sexually abused in Galway.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Galway has become the first city in the State to offer a 24-hour treatment service for children who have been sexually abused – and aims to become the(...)