The determination of a 70-year-old Irish woman to get justice for the abuse she suffered as a child in Magdalene Laundries is likely to have far-reaching implications for survivors of such institutions all over the world.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
The row between the National Maternity Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital over their co-location plans has deepened after a top obstetrician said the latter’s insistence on giving its Catholic-ethos board control over its new neighbour made no sense.
Thu, 05 May, 2016
Despite the Government’s recent overwhelming majority on legislation allowing abortion in limited circumstances in this country, a potential obstacle remains in its path and threatens a looming clash with one voluntary hospital out of the seven selected among 25 hospitals nationwide as appropriate to perform abortions.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2013