Tuesday June 23, 2015
The Pro-Life Campaign has said it takes issue with a United Nations committee telling Ireland how its people should proceed in the area of abortion.
Monday June 22, 2015
A United Nations committee has recommended that a referendum be held on abortion in Ireland.
Tuesday June 09, 2015
Amnesty International has said that Ireland's abortion laws are putting the lives of women and girls at risk every day and has called for the legislation to be changed.
Tuesday May 26, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that "there are great sensitivities that need to be carefully considered and there will not be a repeal of the Eighth Amendment in the lifetime of this Government".
Monday May 25, 2015
Minister for Children and Youth Affairs James Reilly has reiterated the Government has decided not to hold any further referendums during its term of office.
Friday April 17, 2015
Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford has recommended changes to the abortion laws which would allow for terminations in the case of fatal foetal abnormality.
Saturday March 28, 2015
The Green Party Annual Conference took place in Kilkenny City where delegates discussed policy and preparing for the upcoming byelection and general elections.
Wednesday March 11, 2015
Draft legislation aimed at boosting a flagging birth rate threatens to reduce Iranian women to "baby-making machines", Amnesty International has warned.
Tuesday March 03, 2015
Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
Amnesty International has condemned world leaders for what it termed their "shameful and ineffective" failure to protect civilians from groups like Islamic State, calling 2014 a "catastrophic" year.