Tony Holohan

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Alex White, Minister of State for Primary Care, James Reilly, Minister for Health, and Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, announcing the Government packege of measures to deal with alcohol misuse. Photograph: Alan Betson

The introduction of a minimum price for alcohol in Ireland is unlikely to occur for up to another 12 months, the relevant Government Ministers have ac(...)

 Master of the National Maternity Hospital Dr Rhona Mahony  in the neoneathal ICU department of Holles Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A thorny challenge for the Government got even thornier after the first day of the Oireachtas health committee’s hearings into its plans to legisla(...)

 Dr Sam Coulter Smyth: the master of the Rotunda Hospital said the inclusion in legislation of suicidal intent as grounds for a termination  posed major ethical dilemmas for obstetricians. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government is likely to come under increased pressure to modify proposed legislation for abortion in cases of a threat of suicide after the mas(...)

 Minister of Health Dr James Reilly: left the committee hearing without taking questions. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Suicide risk will be included in abortion legislation because it would be impos(...)

Dr Peter Boylan, former master of the National Maternity Hospital: estimated there were some 60 terminations in hospitals in the State annually. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Provisions in abortion legislation that a woman could face up to 14 years in prison if she has a termination in Ireland do (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly  at the launch of the Healthy Ireland framework for action to improve health and wellbeing, at the Mansion House today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health James Reilly has said he’d “love to see each cigarette costing €1” so that people would “think long and hard before they in(...)

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