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Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation

Jun 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,557 Views 50 Comments

Recent studies on donor-conceived children reveal that an overwhelming number of such individuals want information relating to their donor, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Surrogacy: 'Infertile couples will still have to go abroad to make their dream a reality'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Surrogacy: 'Infertile couples will still have to go abroad to make their dream a reality'

May 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 21,245 Views 27 Comments

The draconian surrogacy proposals contained in the General Scheme of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill should be substantially revised before being placed on the statute book, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

Friday 27 October, 2017

Opinion: 'Surrogacy proposals would make process costly, time consuming and frustrating'
# Assisted Reproduction
# Assisted Reproduction

Opinion: 'Surrogacy proposals would make process costly, time consuming and frustrating'

Oct 27th 2017, 7:00 AM 6,589 Views 7 Comments

It seems like Irish policy-makers are in fact trying to discourage domestic surrogacy, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

Sunday 13 August, 2017

'It's important the government made it look like it was letting people 'have their say''
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

'It's important the government made it look like it was letting people 'have their say''

Aug 13th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,515 Views 54 Comments

Australia could learn from the Irish experience, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

Monday 29 May, 2017

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'

May 29th 2017, 6:40 AM 3,092 Views 34 Comments

The State has a duty to protect all married couples, including same-sex couples, writes Dr Brian Tobin.