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Speakers attending the Parnell Summer School in Rathdrum, Co Wicklow from leeft Professor Yvonne Galligan, Queens University ,and Dr Sonja Tiernan, Modern History, Liverpool. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gender quotas should be introduced next year for the local elections, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has said. Just 21 per cent of lo(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris committed to the introduction of exclusion zones outside facilities providing abortion services. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Medical professionals who have a conscientious objection to providing abortions will be legally obliged to refer patients, under legislation published(...)

An anti-abortion campaigner protesting in Belfast earlier this month. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The Department of Health has been asked to consider measures to protect people from offensive imagery outside maternity hospitals and other health fac(...)

RTÉ received 1,277 complaints in relation to the controversial ‘Claire Byrne Live Referndum Special’ programme broadcast on May 14th last.

RTÉ received 1,277 complaints in relation to the controversial Claire Byrne Live Referndum Special programme broadcast on May 14th last. Approximate(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said the Cabinet was yet to discuss the idea of removing the current criminal penalty that faces women for procuring an abortion in the State. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The abortion legislation to be introduced by the Government after last week’s referendum will “not be of a liberal degree that was forecast by many op(...)

In the early hours of Sunday morning, people stopped and hugged, lit candles or left notes at the mural depicting Savita Halappanavar at Portobello. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Among the messages fixed to a mural of Savita Halappanavar in Dublin this weekend was one stating simply: “Sorry we were too late. But we are here now(...)

Leo Varadkar (left),  Catherine Noone and Simon Harris: both Mr Varadkar and Mr Harris are eager to move quickly on the new legislation. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government will move quickly to implement the decision of the people and legislate for abortion services, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, h(...)

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(...)

 Celebrations erupt at Dublin Castle as results in  the referendum on the Thirty-Sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2018 (Repeal of Eighth Amendment) are announced. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The country has voted to remove the constitutional ban on abortion by a two-thirds majority. Thirty-five years after it was placed into the Constitut(...)

A tally sign featuring a photo of Savita Halappanavar during the abortion referendum count in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

  The results in five charts The Yes side has won the referendum on whether to repeal the Eig(...)

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