The real story of Savita’s tragic death
Caroline Farrow | 24 April 2013 |
Last year the death of an Indian woman was exploited as an example of Ireland’s “archaic” abortion laws. But the under-reported inquest tells a different story.
The truth of the Magdalene Laundries emerges
Ronan Wright | 02 April 2013 |
tags: abuse crisis, film reviews, Ireland
A report by the Irish government fails to back widely-accepted allegations of abuse by Catholic nuns.
Chile and Ireland, where motherhood really is safe
Elard Koch | 21 March 2013 |
tags: abortion law, Chile, Ireland, maternal health
What makes these two countries so similar in matters of maternal health and abortion?
Shoot first, aim later
Michael Kirke | 04 December 2012 |
tags: abortion, Ireland, media ethics
Ireland's Press Council was praised by the Leveson Inquiry. But it hasn't put a stop to the group think in the Irish media.
Upstanding or grandstanding?
Michael Kirke | 06 September 2011 |
tags: Catholic Church, child sexual abuse, Ireland
The Irish government is understandably furious over a report on clerical sex abuse. But is it courageous enough to examine the scandals for which it is responsible?
Ireland’s torment continues
Michael Kirke | 27 July 2011 |
The Vatican has recalled its ambassador after a blistering attack from the prime minister.
Friends at long last
Michael Kirke | 01 June 2011 |
tags: Ireland, reconciliation, UK
The visit of Queen Elizabeth was a watershed moment in the turbulent history of Great Britain and Ireland.
Ireland’s human rights baby
Michael Kirke | 18 December 2010 |
A European court decision has left the rights of the unborn child in the hands of the Irish people and their politicians.