Women who worked in Ireland's "Magdalene laundries" but were denied compensation under the state's Magdalene Restorative Justice program have won their long-running battle to have their applications reassessed.
Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland signed an abortion law which takes affect on January 1, 2019. According to the Department of Health, only 200 of some 2,500 family doctors have signed up to be abortion providers. However, many Irish doctors have expressed concern that despite conscientious
The new 500-page Brexit proposal released by Theresa May’s government largely ducks the Irish border question, and Britons are growing nervous about food supplies should the plan collapse.
Before the vote, the Irish bishops called the law against blasphemy “largely obsolete,” and its demise makes for a more constructive social arrangement than Catholic hegemony.