Protesters praying outside the Dáil as the debate took place over the abortion Bill. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Hundreds of people protested outside Leinster House to oppose and support the passage of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. While le(...)

Pro-choice groups call for  restrictions to be removed for abortion legislation

A number of pro-choice groups have joined together to lobby against the Government’s proposed legislation on abortion. Representatives from Action on (...)

Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland. The organisation has interpreted the changes as having strengthened the ability of an individual’s conscience to put a woman’s life in danger.

The need to dot Is and cross Ts was the reason given for the delay in publishing the text of the Government’s proposed abortion legislation until the (...)

Dr Mary Murphy, Dept of Sociology, NUI Maynooth: “Women tend to be bunched into a narrow range of occupation types which are lower paid.”  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

February 28th, 2013, will not have been circled on most working women’s calendars, yet the date has particular significance for that exact cohort, mar(...)

Hundreds turned out to participate in the Dublin May Day march last night echoing the persistent theme of a reversal in European austerity poli(...)

Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In – Women, Work and the Will to Lead (...)

“If marriage no longer needs to be something that involves a male and a female, why does it have to involve just two of either sex?”

I assume nobody has been fooled by Minister for Health James Reilly’s claim that he has instructed the Health Service Executive to review the f(...)

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