Tomás Heneghan outside the Irish Blood Transfusion Service clinic in D’Olier Street: “I will continue to be an active blood donor, and will continue to push and fight for further change.”

It took Tomás Heneghan 7½ minutes – or four years and a month, depending on your perspective. Mr Heneghan (25) walked into the offices of the Irish (...)

People taking part in the fifth annual March for Choice at Merrion Square Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Rain and lack of public transport did not deter tens of thousands of people taking to the streets of Dublin calling for the Eighth Amendment of the Co(...)

Tomás Heneghan: said he was cautiously optimistic about the new Government policy.  File photograph: Collins Courts

The Minister for Health’s decision to end the permanent prohibition on blood donations by gay men has lead to a man withdrawing his High Court challen(...)

Tomas Heneghan from Galway leaves the Four Courts after his High Court case. Photograph:  Courts Collins

A young gay man has brought a High Court challenge after being told he is permanently deferred from donating blood here after he disclosed having had (...)

 Tomas Heneghan shows a congratulation card which he received for a blood donation. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

A young gay man says he has been the victim of discrimination by the Irish Blood Transfusion Service, after he was asked to attend a meeting to answer(...)