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# Abortion Services
Taoiseach says abortion services may not be available in every hospital in January
Varadkar said he is confident services will be available, but perhaps not in every hospital or clinic.
# Fair play
A team of Australian vets have skipped a bushfire evacuation to care for the local wildlife
The western Australian town of Yarloop has been devastated by bushfires throughout January.
# Pension Top-ups
CRC 'does not have the means' to repay €3 million to fundraising arm
The money covered the pensions of senior staff, including funding a €747,000 pension paid to an ex-CEO.
Could so-called 'virgin births' happen in Ireland?
Last week it was reported that a number of virgin births had happened in the United Kingdom.
# wrong family
Families win €2m damages after daughters are switched at birth
The clinic in question was ordered to pay €400,000 to each of the women in question.
Cork is getting a brand new €3 million fertility clinic
Ireland has the highest infertility rate in Europe.
# Children
More training needed for teachers on female genital mutilation to identify children at risk
In Ireland it is estimated that 3,780 women have undergone female genital mutilation.
Ireland's first "landmark" female genital mutilation clinic to open today
Almost 4,000 women in Ireland are believed to have undergone FGM. FGM is illegal in this country.
# top-ups
Former CRC board to be called back before PAC "as soon as possible"
A member of the Public Accounts Committee says they were “misled and possibly lied to” on the CRC payments issue.
# Advertising
London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has pulled an advert for a London clinic as it gives the impression it’s an abortion clinic.
# Kermit Gosnell
US abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell found guilty of murder
Kermit Gosnell could face the death penalty after he was found guilty of three counts of murder in the deaths of babies born alive at his clinic.
# Abortion
First private abortion clinic to open in Northern Ireland
The sexual health and abortion clinic is to open in Belfast and will be run by Marie Stopes.
# Diet pills
Clinics told to stop advertising 'weight loss' fertility drug
The drug, human chorionic gonadotropin, is licensed for use in fertility treatment, and the Irish Medicines Board said it “advises strongly” against its use for weight loss.
# Bachmann
US Republican presidential hopeful feels being gay is 'part of Satan'
Michele Bachmann made the comments back in 2004, but more recent controversy suggests she and her husband attempt to reform gay people through prayer.