Person: Niall Behan
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
There are still a number of rogue crisis pregnancy agencies in operation despite a HSE crackdown, it has been claimed.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
The debate on the Eighth Amendment has prompted a surge in the number of people accessing post-abortion counselling.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
Almost 40% of Irish couples use no contraception while a third rely on the ‘withdrawal’ method, or have in the past.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Those who advocate for the retention of the Eighth Amendment assert that it has deterred women from accessing abortion ‘Irish law keeps rate of abortion low’ (Irish Examiner, Letters, July 14).
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
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Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
The number of medical card holders taking oral contraceptives has more than doubled since 2009, according to the HSE.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
The number of Irish women travelling to Britain for an abortion has almost halved in the past 14 years.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Irish law criminalises women and girls for having abortions and could see them get 14 years in jail.says it it time to change it to put women’s health first
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
The Irish Family Planning Association has described as bizarre the exclusion of abortion reform from government formation talks despite a majority of TDs now being in favour of re-examining the law.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
More than 1,000 abortion pills were seized by Irish health authorities last year — twice the number confiscated in each of the previous two years.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
A London clinic that provides abortion care training for medical students attracted 15 students from Irish universities over the past 18 months.
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
There has been a surge in online testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), with nearly 1,000 people turning to the internet for diagnosis last year.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
The number of women over the age of 44 seeking pregnancy counselling more than doubled in the past two years, a leading sexual health clinic has reported.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
The Irish Family Planning Association says some women continue with a pregnancy against their wishes, because of the challenges in trying to travel out of the state for an abortion.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2014
Ireland has one of the lowest rates of contraceptive use in the EU while births to teenage mothers remain among the highest.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
The British Family Planning Association has described the decision to force an immigrant rape victim in this country to give birth at 24 weeks rather than allow her an abortion as "nothing short of barbaric".
Mon, 25 Aug, 2014
There was something surreal about being immersed in a TV discussion on the botched nature of our abortion law, while on another channel the nation indulged in it’s annual "lovely girl" fest, celebrating all that is wonderful, innocent and global-peace loving about young Irish women.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
Warnings that the young immigrant woman at the centre of the abortion storm was suffering deteriorating mental health over many weeks were not acted upon until she became an immediate suicide risk.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
There has been a small decrease in the number of women who travelled from Ireland to Britain for an abortion over the past two years, official figures show.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2014
SHE was a darling daughter, her death notice said, and a happy, intelligent, interested girl, according to her school.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
Lucinda Creighton last night accused her former colleagues in Fine Gael of breaking their pledge on abortion after she was expelled from the parliamentary party over her stance on what she described as a “life and death” issue.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2013
The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has called on the Government to allow it “active input” in framing legislation to allow for abortion in Ireland.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2013
The Irish Family Planning Association says it is being forced to turn people away due to budget cutbacks.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2012
“IRISH abortion exists. It just doesn’t take place in Ireland.”
Tue, 24 Jul, 2012
The number of women travelling to England and Wales to have an abortion has fallen to its lowest level since 1991.
Wed, 30 May, 2012
There is an urgent need for interim measures to allow women with life-threatening pregnancies to have timely access to lawful abortion in cases where there is risk to their lives, the National Women’s Council of Ireland has warned.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
THE Government has been told it must take firm action to legislate for abortion.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2011
THE Government’s failure to introduce legislation on abortion following a ruling from the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has been severely criticised by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the Family Planning Association.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2011
A COALITION rift over abortion was looming last night as the Government finalised its response to a landmark European Court of Human Rights ruling.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2011
A SURVEY for a pro-life group has said two out of three Irish people believe the Constitution should protect human embryos and prevent abortions unless medically necessary.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2011
THE number of women giving Irish addresses at British abortion clinics has decreased for the eighth year in a row.
Wed, 26 May, 2010
Twelve women travel to Britain every day for an abortion, latest figures revealed today.
Tue, 25 May, 2010
PRO-life campaigners yesterday said a new opinion poll showed strong public support for a continued ban on abortion.
Fri, 16 Apr, 2010
THE majority of teenagers are sexually active at 16, according to research which indicates that young people find sex education programmes in school “too little, too late”.
Tue, 23 Mar, 2010
The Government was today urged to relax abortion laws after a poll showed more than three-quarters of the population favour such a move.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010
THREE-in-five 18-35 year olds believe abortion should be legalised, according to a sex survey which found one-in-four women has experienced an unplanned pregnancy.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2010
THREE in four young adults have had unprotected sex – but less than two in five have ever been tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Wed, 20 Jan, 2010
ON Thursday representatives of states from around the world will gather to sign an agreement aimed at strengthening the protection of economic, social and cultural rights for individuals.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2009
ABORTION advertisements could be broadcast to Irish homes following a proposal to free up restrictions on British television channels.
Fri, 27 Mar, 2009
AN Irish charity is setting its sights high by aiming to improve healthcare in the world’s most elevated capital.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2009
MORE than half of Irish people did not use contraception when having sex for the first time with a new partner, a study shows.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2008
More than half of Irish people did not use contraception when having sex with a new partner for the first time, it was revealed today.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2008