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Health officials say all women who could become pregnant should make taking folic acid a daily habit, irrespective of whether they are planning a pregnancy or not. Photograph: iStock

Expectant mothers have long been advised to avoid particular foods for the duration of their pregnancy. And it is also widely known that taking certai(...)

The National Charity for Deafness and Hearing Loss (formerly DeafHear) has been officially relaunched as ‘Chime’. Pictured at the relaunch announcement were comedian and actor Deirdre O’Kane and Lexie Noone (aged 5, from Kilnamanagh, Dublin). Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

1) Why Believe in Science? is the title of the Irish Cancer Society’s free public talk on Wednesday, November 14th from 6:15pm in the Carmelite Commun(...)

The late Malak Thawley with her husband Alan Thawley

Public confidence in the country’s maternity services could be undermined under a statutory inquiry into the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) ordered(...)

The late Malak Thawley pictured with her husband Alan. Photograph: Facebook

The widower of a woman who died during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy says he should be joined as a notice party in a case being brought by the Nati(...)

Tracey Jones Furey and Eamonn Furey, of Ayrfield Road, Coolock, Dublin pictured holding a picture of their daughter, Aisling, on leaving the Four courts after their High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

The National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street has apologised in the High Court over “shortcomings in care” which resulted in the death of a baby girl(...)

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(...)

Women’s Podcast: Katha Pollitt, Fiona de Londras, Kathy Sheridan and Rhona Mahony reflect on the referendum campaign

“The Eighth was a pre-emptive strike against women’s liberation in this country.” On Referendum Eve, legal expert Professor Fiona de Londras reflects(...)

Prof Shane Higgins has a broad range of clinical and management experience gained within Ireland, Scotland and Australia.

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Prof Shane Higgins has been appointed master of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) in Dublin. He succee(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty. File photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan /PA Wire

The persuasive power of numbers should never be underestimated in the upcoming referendum. Many media have been used by both sides to impart their m(...)

 Caroline Simons  of the LoveBoth campaign said “We are not talking about banning websites as such. We are simply talking about restricting abortion pills in Ireland.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The LoveBoth campaign has called on the Government to ask Google to ban websites which allow people to import abortion pills. The group, which is adv(...)

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