Mary Favier

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Pro-choice activism will need to continue for up to five more years to ensure all women have access to safe and legal abortion, the Abortion Rights Campaign has said. File photograph: Nic Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Pro-choice activism will need to continue for up to five more years to ensure all women have access to safe and legal abortion, the Abortion Rights Ca(...)

Dr Mary Favier said doctors were ‘only starting’ to have conversations about abortion because, until the referendum, the ban on abortion had a ‘serious chilling effect’ in medicine. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/ The Irish Times

The Medical Council is to review the guidelines on conscientious objection in its professional code of conduct ahead of the introduction of legal abor(...)

Dr Mary Favier said attitudes among GPs in Ireland towards abortion have changed over the past 15 years. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A significant majority of general practitioners now favour repeal of the Eighth Amendment, marking a significant change in doctors’ views over the pas(...)

Dr Mary Favier, a GP from Cork: “There are people dying on the gynae waiting list because of the delay.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Women with serious gynaecological problems are dying as a result of having to wait up to two years for an appointment at one of the country’s busiest (...)

Demonstrators demand abortion legislation at a rally in Dublin last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A call to repeal the constitutional amendment protecting the life of the unborn was heard at a public meeting in Cork last night.The only way to const(...)

Health risks: mifepristone (above) and misoprostol, which cost about €90 online, cause medical miscarriage. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Every week women in Ireland order pills on the internet to end their pregnancies. Already, more than 4,000 women travel to British clinics every year (...)

IMO doctors vote against an abortion motion at their annual conference in The Europe Hotel, Killarney today. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has rejected a motion calling for regulation in relation to the provision of abortion where there is a rea(...)