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A new safety app is being made available to students and staff at Dublin City University. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin City University is to provide around-the-clock emergency supports to staff and students through a new safety app, which links users with the co(...)

The Oireachtas committee examining the Eighth Amendment has heard how “disingenuous” agencies are spending vast amounts of money to outbid the State-funded organisations.  Photograph: Paul Mezzer/FRF/Getty

The HSE has said it is in a “constant battle” to counter information from rogue pregnancy agencies targeting women in crisis pregnancies. The Oireach(...)

As a third-level student you will have time to explore many areas of interest. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Starting college for the first time might seem like a challenge. Even some of the smaller colleges will have thousands more students than your seconda(...)

Women of all reproductive ages in Ireland experience pregnancies that are unplanned, unwanted or represent a crisis to them, says IFPA

A third of adults are using or have used the “withdrawal method” to avoid pregnancy, according to a survey carried out for the Irish Family Planning A(...)

The HSE Crisis Pregnancy Agency said the decline in the number of women travelling abroad for an abortion has become more gradual after a period of steep falls between 2001 and 2007. File photograph: Getty Images

The number of women travelling from the Republic to Britain for an abortion has fallen to the lowest level since 1980, official figures show. UK rec(...)

The Citizens’ Assembly recommended by almost two to one that abortion without restriction as to reasons be made available in the State. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Anti-abortion campaign groups intend to strongly pressure TDs and Senators against loosening the State’s abortion laws after the Citizens’ Assembly re(...)

A majority of the 92 members voted to allow for abortion in all 13 circumstances considered by the body at its final meeting on Sunday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Members of the Citizens’ Assembly have recommended that abortion should be permitted in the State in a wide range of circumstances. A majority of the(...)

Leaked documents from OSF reveal it gave funds to three Irish organisations so  they could “work collectively on a campaign to repeal Ireland’s constitutional amendment”. Photograph: Eric Luke

The current questions concerning the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network’s (Glen) governance and financial practices would never have emerged into the pu(...)

A Department of Justice executive committed to a review of legislation criminalising the purchase of sex to assess its impact on the  rights of sex workers. Photograph: Getty Images

A Government delegation to the United Nations has been criticised as “vague and unhelpful” in its responses to questions about abortion. Ireland was(...)

Guidelines should be issued to healthcare professionals emphasising they should not report a woman who has taken abortion medication to gardaí, human rights and women’s groups have said. File photograph: Paul Mezzer/FRF/Getty

Guidelines should be issued to healthcare professionals emphasising they should not report a woman who has taken abortion medication to gardaí, human (...)

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