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# surrogacy - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Women who use a surrogate mother have no right to maternity leave, EU rules

However, individual states can introduce more accommodating rules themselves.

# surrogacy - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Column: Radical change on the way for (some) unmarried fathers

A groundbreaking new Bill could modernise family and child law to cater for the growing number of families whose needs are not adequately addressed in current law, writes Margot Doherty.

# surrogacy - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Shatter: 'Legal clarity for surrogate and LGBT parents by year end'

The Minister for Justice aims to legislate for children born through surrogacy and donor material from a third party to be recognised as the child of the both members of the couple.

# surrogacy - Monday 25 November, 2013

Column: A review of guardianship, adoption and surrogacy law is underway, but what can we expect?

The Children and Family Relationships Bill is proposing a sweeping and comprehensive review of an area of law that touches all of our lives, writes Katherine Irwin.

# surrogacy - Thursday 6 June, 2013

State to appeal ruling in landmark 'surrogate birth cert' case

The High Court had allowed a biological mother to be included on her child’s birth cert, even though it was carried by a surrogate.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# surrogacy - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

High Court to issue ruling in landmark surrogacy case

The parents of twins born to a surrogate mother believe only the genetic mother should appear on their birth certificates.

# surrogacy - Monday 3 December, 2012

Column: The moment I met the woman having my baby

Caroline and Niall O’Flaherty had a daughter by a surrogate mother in India. Here, Caroline recalls the moment they met her.

# surrogacy - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Equality Authority: Surrogacy case goes to higher court

A woman who has become a mother via a surrogate is seeking maternity benefit has failed in her case at the Equality Tribunal. The Equality Authority is pushing for equal benefits.

# surrogacy - Monday 27 February, 2012

Ombudsman: Children left in 'legal uncertainty' without legislation on surrogacy

Emily Logan said that the Dept of Justice guidelines don’t go far enough to clear up legal uncertainties for parents and children.

# surrogacy - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Genetic parents of surrogate children may not be recognised - Government

New guidelines state that Irish women who have children in surrogacy arrangements can never be legally recognised as the mother.

# surrogacy - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

France: No citizenship to children born by surrogacy abroad

The country’s highest court has ruled that children of French nationals born though surrogacy outside of the state cannot claim French citizenship.

# surrogacy - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge Nicole Kidman announces birth of daughter Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman announces birth of daughter

(Yes, we were surprised too.) The couple have announced the birth of daughter Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, who was born last December via gestational surrogate.