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#The Pill

# the-pill - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Giving women free access to the pill will require a change in the law

As part of this year’s budget talks, the minister plans to increase the availability of free condoms.

# the-pill - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Minister on bishop's comments: 'Contraception is fact of life now for women'

Mary Mitchell O’Conner said she agreed with the health minister that religion should not determine health and social policy in Ireland.

# the-pill - Friday 9 March, 2018

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception

Minister Harris said work to consider the costs and other implications is continuing within his department.

# the-pill - Friday 24 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Women everywhere are rolling their eyes at this deeply dumb stat about men and the pill Chill Pill

Women everywhere are rolling their eyes at this deeply dumb stat about men and the pill

Turns out 52% of men need a refresher course in sex ed.

# the-pill - Friday 16 December, 2016

Taking the pill won't curb sex drive says a new study

Science on the issue is still mixed.

# the-pill - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Contraception pill reduces risk of developing womb cancer

About 300 women in Ireland are diagnosed with womb cancer each year.

# the-pill - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill

Does this mean we’ve reached peak crowdfunding?

# the-pill - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Column: What you don’t know about emergency contraception (and why it might hurt you)

Revelations that emergency contraceptives were bring sold without a warning that their effectiveness could be compromised in women of a certain weight underlines the lack of holistic education about contraception and sexual health, writes Alison Begas.

# the-pill - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women

Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival, the filmmaker said he thought feminism and advances in contraception had blurred the distinctions between the sexes.

# the-pill - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Poll: Should contraception be free? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should contraception be free?

Research has found that people are having difficulty meeting the costs of contraception. Should Ireland follow the lead of other countries and make all contraception available free of charge?

# the-pill - Monday 17 September, 2012

Increase in women seeking post-abortion care from IFPA

The group released its annual report from last year today.

# the-pill - Thursday 10 May, 2012

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.