Ms Smyth

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Protesters gather on O’Connell Street   to demonstrate against the highly restrictive abortion law introduced in Texas. Photograph: Alan Betson

Protesters gathered in Dublin on Saturday to demonstrate against the highly restrictive abortion law introduced in Texas. The Irish protest took plac(...)

Co-directors of Together For Yes (left to right) Ailbhe Smyth, Gráinne Griffin and Orla O’Connor. File Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Women have been intimidated when accessing abortion services in the State and such “chilling” behaviour could deter more doctors from signing up to pr(...)

Jacqui Dwyer (left) and Louise Smyth at the community communion pop-up shop at Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

In Dublin’s Ballymun, amid elaborate confections of chiffon, voile, silk and lace, little girls and their parents are this year able to say yes to the(...)

A French protester displays the #MeToo slogan with  #Balancetonporc (“expose your pig”) during a rally against sexual violence in Paris last year. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

The #MeToo movement is not representative of the majority of women’s experiences, a conference in Dublin heard on Saturday. Ella Whelan, author of Wh(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris  during the Eighth Amendment referendum count at the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Health Simon Harris has insisted the Government will seek to implement the decision of the people expressed in the abortion referendum as(...)

 Orla O’Connor, Ailbhe Smyth and Grainne Griffin at the launch of the Together For Yes poster campaign. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Pro-choice campaign group Together for Yes has said it is on course to raise €500,000 to fund its Eighth Amendment referendum campaign. The Together(...)

Senator Catherine Noone, the chairwoman of the Oireachtas  committee on abortion, outside Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The chairwoman of the all-party Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment, Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone, has said it would be “prudent” for th(...)

Dublin International Film Festival director Grainne Humphreys and Richard Molloy, head of product and marketing at Audi Ireland, pictured at the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin

Carmaker Audi has signed a three-year deal to become lead sponsor of the Dublin International Film Festival, replacing Jameson, which had backed the e(...)

Mr Justice Weir said: ‘You have pleaded guilty to two counts of murder. There is only one sentence permitted by law for the offence of murder and that is the sentence of life imprisonment, and I impose on you the sentence of life imprisonment on these two counts.’ Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A 34-year old man was sentenced to life on Tuesday after admitting the murder of a man and woman in east Belfast. The bodies of friends Caron Smyth (4(...)