Peter Boylan

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 Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists chair Dr Peter Boylan said the 50-60 members present discussed what they would do in the event of the amendment’s repeal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Obstetricians and gynaecologists have agreed to establish principles of safe practice that will “underpin safe care for women” in the event of the rep(...)

Dr Peter Boylan, chairman of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, said 19 of the executive’s approximately 25 members attended the executive meeting at which the decision was made to support repeal of the Eighth Amendment. File photograph: Collins

The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists will hold an extraordinary general meeting on Friday to discuss the Government’s proposed abortion l(...)

Proposed legislation will commit to the decriminalisation of women who procure an abortion, but retain a 14-year jail sentence for a person who carries out an abortion outside the scope of the law. File photograph: Getty Images

The Government will aim to prohibit late-term abortions except in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities, if the Eighth Amendment is removed from the (...)

Dr Peter Boylan former Master of The Maternity Hospital, Holles Street during the launch of Together for Yes campaign on Thursday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A claim that doctors in Ireland will perform late-term abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed is “plainly wrong”, the chair of the Institute of(...)

Members of the Students4Ch8ice group, part of the Union of Students in Ireland, at the official Together4Yes campaign launch to remove Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution. Photograph: Students4Ch8ice/Twitter

Campaigners advocating repeal of the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution have insisted they will accept and respect the result of the referendum. Th(...)

Ailbhe Smyth will co-chair the Together for Yes campaign. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Campaigners for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment plan to launch their nationwide umbrella campaign next week in Dublin under the banner “Together fo(...)

 Former president Mary McAleese speaking at an event in 2015 calling for a Yes vote in the referendum on same-sex marriage. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former President Mary McAleese says she has no plans to take part in the campaign for repeal of the Eighth Amendment. In an RTÉ radio interview on Mo(...)

Livia Ukova-Marini was born at 12.04pm on May 18th, 2014 at St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny, but died six hours later. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Conor Kane The mother of a baby who died just six hours after being born had a condition which affects just one in every 6,000 pregnancies and can le(...)

Billy Kelleher: supported by  colleagues Lisa Chambers TD and Senator Ned O’Sullivan, he tabled a motion recommending the committee propose terminations up to 12 weeks without restriction

“A step too far” – those are the words repeated by politicians opposing unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks into pregnancy. Taoiseach Leo (...)

Disability Voices for Life will join the Save the 8th Campaign at a press conference in Dublin on Tuesday morning. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A ‘Save the 8th’ billboard campaign, featuring Joseph Cronin, a boy with Down syndrome, will begin nationwide on Tuesday in opposition to repeal of th(...)

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