Health Minister Simon Harris has launched a blistering attack on anti-abortion protesters outside the National Maternity Hospital, saying their actions were “intimidating, sickening and anti-democratic.”
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
Health Minister Simon Harris has said he is pressing ahead with plans to introduce exclusion zones around maternity hospitals after tweeting that he was “appalled” at new video images of a New Year’s Day protest outside the National Maternity Hospital.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
The National Women’s Council of Ireland is calling for the urgent introduction of safety zone legislation ahead of a planned 40-day prayer vigil outside the National Maternity Hospital by campaigners opposed to abortion.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019
This week an independent rapid review into the screening programme by Professor Brian MacCraith found that more than 4,080 women had delayed HPV test results communicated to them as a result of an IT problem in a US diagnostics lab.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
A couple whose baby was aborted at the National Maternity Hospital after it was wrongly diagnosed as having a fatal foetal abnormality have claimed that an "illegal abortion" was carried out, a TD has told the Dáil.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Baby Luke Cox Coghlan was born at the National Maternity Hospital on Holles Street in Dublin on 6.05am on December 28, 2016. He was pronounced dead less than half an hour later despite efforts to save his life.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
A €3m settlement, made without admission of liability, has been approved by the High Court for a permanently disabled young girl with cerebral palsy who alleged negligence in the circumstances of her delivery at the National Maternity Hospital.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Though advised by medics to start their family in their 20s, many women often feel judged for having children before establishing their career or going on a world tour.talks to three young mothers about the pros and cons
Thu, 10 Jan, 2019