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Ireland agrees to pay woman who had to travel to England to get an abortion

The UN Human Rights Committee said Ireland’s laws were “cruel and degrading.”

Karen Fratti | December 2, 2016 - 8:08 am

A Drone Delivered Abortion Drugs To Northern Ireland In Bold Protest Of Its Dangerous Laws

Technology has made everything more accessible — now including abortion meds.

Lauren Holter | June 21, 2016 - 4:16 pm

Trans Woman Bombed In Northern Ireland

A transgender woman in Northern Ireland was the target of a bombing because of her gender identity. Rachel Keys, a 27-year-old living in Derry/Londonderry, was asleep Saturday night when

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 6, 2015 - 3:30 pm

What To Binge: ‘Jack Taylor’ on Netflix

If you are having a super busy summer like I am, then you seriously need some downtime. Yes of course, beach, parks, outdoors – all of these are very important,…

Katrin Higher | August 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Gay Marriage On Track For Win In Historic Ireland Vote

The world is about to have its first country to accept gay marriage through a popular vote. Though final results aren’t expected for hours, both sides say the “yes” side…

Newser | May 23, 2015 - 10:30 am

Bodies Of 800 Babies Found In Septic Tank At Former Irish Home For Unwed Mothers

From 1925-1961, the Home, in Tuam, Ireland, was where thousands of unwed mothers and their “illegitimate” children were sent to pay a penance for their out-of-wedlock pregnancies in the form…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 3, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Ireland’s Ban On Abortion Will Be Challenged At The U.N.

Amanda Mellet, a 38-year-old Irishwoman, is filing a petition with the United Nations Human Rights Committee to challenge her country’s ban on abortion. In Ireland, a predominantly Catholic country, abortion…

Claire Hannum | November 13, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Widower Of Irish Woman Who Died After Being Refused An Abortion Sues Doctors

Praveen Halappanavar, the widower of Savita Halappanavar, the woman who died in an Irish hospital last year after she was refused a medically necessary abortion, is suing the Health…

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Teenage Girl Gives Blowjobs At Eminem Concert, Pictures Posted Online, Epic Slut-Shaming Ensues

By now you might have heard about the 17-year-old girl who was photographed giving blowjobs in the crowd at an Eminem concert in Slane, Ireland.

There are supposedly…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2013 - 4:30 pm

The 11 Hottest Guys With Irish Blood

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Real talk: I sort of hate this holiday, if only because my neighborhood turns into a cesspool of green beer barf and discarded leprechaun hats. But…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 17, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Magdalen Laundries Report Released, But Irish State Stops Short Of Offering An Official Apology

On Tuesday, Ireland Senator Martin McAleese released a report on Ireland’s Magdalen Laundries, where 30,000 women and girls were enslaved in Catholic Church-run laundries between 1922-1996. (The Laundries actually existed since…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 6, 2013 - 10:20 am

Ireland To Clarify Abortion Law Following Death Of Woman Who Was Refused Medical Care

Thirty-one-year-old Savita Halappanavar died in Ireland’s University Hospital Galway in October after she was repeatedly denied medical care while suffering a miscarriage.

Halappanavar, an Indian who lived and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 18, 2012 - 3:40 pm
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