Open Letter to Enda Kenny Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) About Abortion Rights in Ireland

Open Letter to Enda Kenny Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) About Abortion Rights in Ireland

23.11.2012
I write as one of the offshore Irish, who spoke outside the Irish embassy in London last week to honour the memory of Savita Halappanavar...
Miscarriage of Justice

Miscarriage of Justice

22.11.2012
The complete ban on abortion sends out the message that women are simply vehicles to bring life into the world and, if they lose their...
Women's Minister: Set The Abortion Time Limit To What People Believe Instead Of Science

Women's Minister: Set The Abortion Time Limit To What People Believe Instead Of Science

Dina Rickman  20.11.2012
The abortion limit in Britain should be set according to what people believe rather than the science, the minister for women has said. The...

Father Calls For Change In Ireland Abortion Law

18.11.2012
The father of a pregnant Indian woman who died after being refused an abortion in Ireland has urged the country's prime minister to change...

Being Honest About Religion

18.11.2012
It has been alleged that Savita Halappanavar, who was seventeen weeks pregnant, died in an Irish hospital after being denied an abortion...

Savita Halappanavar's Death - A Human Rights Issue

16.11.2012
The problem which Ireland now faces is that Ms Halappanavar's Convention rights under Articles 3 and 8 appear to have been breached, as...

Inquiry Into Pregnant Woman's Death 'Must Stand Up To Global Scrutiny'

15.11.2012
An investigation into the death of a woman in Ireland who was refused an abortion must stand up to international scrutiny, a government...
What Kind of Week Has It Been? 16 November, 2012

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 16 November, 2012

14.11.2012
You'd think after the election last week there would be a bit of a lull in proceedings this week, especially in the States. Oh, hell no....
Vigils For Savita Halt Traffic In Dublin (PICTURES)

Vigils For Savita Halt Traffic In Dublin (PICTURES)

14.11.2012
Streets surrounding the Irish parliament were shut down and traffic ground to a halt during rush-hour as around 2,000 demonstrators staged...

We Shouldn't Need Martyrs for Abortion Reform in Ireland

14.11.2012
It is abhorrent that it should come to this. That we should need a martyr - Savita Halappanavar. Are the Irish people not smart enough...

Ireland PM: We Will Not Hold Inquiry Into Abortion Death

14.11.2012
Ireland's prime minister has said there will be no external inquiry into why a pregnant woman died after being refused an abortion in hospital. Pressure...
'I'm A Celeb Is A Publicity Gift'

'I'm A Celeb Is A Publicity Gift'

12.11.2012
Tory MP Nadine Dorries has explained her controversial decision to enter the I'm A Celebrity jungle, saying it was a "publicity gift" and...
A Republican Post-Mortem: It's Demography, Stupid!

A Republican Post-Mortem: It's Demography, Stupid!

12.11.2012
The exit polling data is clear. Apart from political party, no other measure explains the outcome of the election more than race and ethnicity....
You Go Girl! - Obama Win Is a Relief for Women, Including Us Brits

You Go Girl! - Obama Win Is a Relief for Women, Including Us Brits

8.11.2012
Women of America, you have totally, utterly inspired me. Between bandaging my fingernails and sighing a huge sigh of relief, I can only...