Gynaecologist Noirin Russell  who specialises in foetal medicine attached to Cork University Maternity Hospital. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Eighth Amendment creates inequalities in care for pregnant women dealing with fatal foetal abnormalities depending on how they choose to respond t(...)

Oisin O’Connell, lung consultant at the Mater Hospital:  “When you are under pressure and trying to do the best you can, discrimination only adds to the pressure.” Photograph: Eric Luke

“I’ve fought hard to get where I am. My career is 20 years in the making, and all I want now is fairness,” says Noirin Russell, an obstetrician at Cor(...)

The inquest into the death in May 2014 of one-day-old Conor Whelan in Cavan General Hospital is another a reminder of unequal standards in maternity s(...)