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#Crisis Pregnancy

# crisis-pregnancy - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Catholic Church crisis pregnancy agency to close due to drop in demand

Cura, founded in 1977, is a crisis pregnancy support service associated with the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

# crisis-pregnancy - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion'

Representatives from the Irish Family Planning Association and the HSE appeared before the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

# crisis-pregnancy - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Harris 'sickened' at the 'misleading nonsense' spread by rogue crisis pregnancy agencies

The Regulation of Information Act may be strengthened to deal with rogue crisis pregnancy agencies.

# crisis-pregnancy - Friday 3 March, 2017

The Citizens' Assembly will NOT hear from a woman who regrets having an abortion

The assembly says the decision is reflective of the submissions they received

# crisis-pregnancy - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Government will not block opposition bill on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies

The bill is to be debated in the Dáíl on Thursday.

# crisis-pregnancy - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'

Today, the Labour Party is introducing to the Dáil legislation that will require those who provide counselling services to women experiencing crisis pregnancies to be registered and regulated.

# crisis-pregnancy - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

# crisis-pregnancy - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation

The case of Ms Y highlights the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment girls and women are subjected to because of Ireland’s abortion laws.

# crisis-pregnancy - Friday 24 January, 2014

Can a woman's weight affect the success of the morning-after pill?

The EU is to investigate if emergency contraception is less effective in women weighing 80kg or more.

# crisis-pregnancy - Thursday 12 December, 2013

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA

The Irish Family Planning Association have also reported an increase in STI screenings in its 2012 report.

# crisis-pregnancy - Sunday 7 July, 2013

New app gives access to local mental health services

The initiative aims to remove the reluctance of some people to physically ask for help.

# crisis-pregnancy - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Column: I'm a mother of a special needs child and a pro-choice advocate

Tracey Holsgrove explains the agony of contemplating how to proceed with her pregnancy after learning of her baby’s condition – and why she is a firm pro-choice advocate.

# crisis-pregnancy - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Independent investigation into crisis pregnancy counselling services established

The Health Service Executive confirmed the external inquiry at an Oireachtas meeting yesterday.

# crisis-pregnancy - Monday 25 June, 2012

VIDEO: New condom campaign launched by HSE Safety First This post contains videos

VIDEO: New condom campaign launched by HSE

“Johnny’s got you covered.”

# crisis-pregnancy - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Almost quarter of Irish adults believe women are 'easy' if they carry condoms Sex

Almost quarter of Irish adults believe women are 'easy' if they carry condoms

When asked if they agreed with the statement: “If a woman carries condoms while not in a relationship, it gives the message that she is looking for sex or is easy.” 24 per cent said Yes.

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One in eight pregnancies described as a crisis - study

A new survey shows that crisis pregnancy is a growing issue for Irish women – and men.

Young people in Ireland using contraception more consistently Sex

Young people in Ireland using contraception more consistently

Ireland’s younger people are also better educated about sex.

# crisis-pregnancy - Monday 19 September, 2011

Fall in number of teenagers giving birth in Ireland

Since 2001, the number of teenagers giving birth in Ireland has fallen by 35 per cent. The number of women travelling to the UK for abortions is also declining.

# crisis-pregnancy - Friday 15 July, 2011

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it

Senator Ivana Bacik and her student union colleagues were threatened with jail in 1989 for giving out information on abortion. She argues that public opinion has turned and that the Government must confront reality.

# crisis-pregnancy - Monday 27 June, 2011

More than third of women experience 'crisis pregnancy'

New figures show that nearly half of women reported financial concerns as a reason.