Rhona Mahony

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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 (...)

Alan Thawley, husband of  Malak Thawley, who died in  May 2016 at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The husband of a woman who died at the National Maternity Hospital during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy is “deeply shocked and hurt” after the hosp(...)

The National Maternity Hospital claims a new inquiry arising over the death of a woman during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy will have a ‘chilling effect’ on the operation of maternity services.

The National Maternity Hospital claims a new inquiry arising over the death of a woman during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy will have a “chilling e(...)

Malak Thawley (34), a teacher and US citizen, was expecting her first baby with her husband Alan at the time of her death on May 8th, 2016. Photograph: CM Haughey Solicitors.

A man whose wife died during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin has sued for damages in the High Court. M(...)

Dr. Rhona Mahony: ’I can only conclude there is a positive effort to prevent recruitment’. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

The bureaucracy associated with recruiting consultants in hospitals in Ireland, a country with a deficit of doctors, is extraordinary and in many case(...)

The option of replacing the Eighth Amendment with a constitutional provision which allowed for abortion in specified circumstances would be “likely to prove very difficult”, as grounds such as rape or fatal foetal abnormality would present “practical problems arising as to how they should be established and to whose satisfaction”. File photograph: iStockPhoto

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment has been warned that there are significant legal uncertainties inherent in all of the six options tha(...)

Dr Bela Ganatra and Dr Ronald Johnson of the  Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organisation, address the Oireachtas committee.

The master of the Rotunda Hospital Dublin, Prof Fergal Malone has said one woman had died in recent years while travelling home from the United Kingdo(...)

Dr Rhona Mahony at Labour Party think-in. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Working conditions in the Irish health service are “toxic” and are a disincentive to attracting and retaining medical professionals, the master of th(...)

The drop in the NMH Foundation’s income was largely due to a steep decline in donations and legacies, which fell from €860,431 to just €44,766 in 2015.

The fundraising arm of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) reported a sharp decline in income in the year prior to the controversy over its relocati(...)

The National Maternity Hospital. Auditors found there was an undocumented arrangement under which the hospital provided support to a semi-private clinic on its campus. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The publicly-funded National Maternity Hospital (NMH) in Holles Street subsidised the cash flow of a privately-owned body – the semi-private clinic on(...)

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