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Donnelly: Free contraception scheme for women aged 17-25 will begin in August 2022
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Donnelly: Free contraception scheme for women aged 17-25 will begin in August 2022

Oct 22nd 2021, 2:49 PM 10,246 Views 18 Comments

The scheme will cost between €18m to €22m.

Donnelly says free contraception for 17-25 year olds 'is just the start'
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Donnelly says free contraception for 17-25 year olds 'is just the start'

Oct 14th 2021, 5:16 PM 8,882 Views 24 Comments

The health minister said the roll out of such a measure would’ve been ‘unthinkable to do in the past’.

'Over 25s have sex': Criticism of decision to limit free contraception scheme to young women
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'Over 25s have sex': Criticism of decision to limit free contraception scheme to young women

Oct 12th 2021, 9:32 PM 28,503 Views 45 Comments

The roll out of free contraception to women aged between 17 and 25 was announced today.

Free contraception to be made available for young women
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Free contraception to be made available for young women

Oct 12th 2021, 2:06 PM 37,053 Views 22 Comments

Two GP appointments per year relating to contraception will also be free.

There’s been a major breakthrough in the male contraceptive pill and thank Christ for that
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There’s been a major breakthrough in the male contraceptive pill and thank Christ for that

Mar 27th 2019, 10:56 AM 11,217 Views 5 Comments

The future is here.

Working group to investigate how to roll out free contraception for Irish women
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Working group to investigate how to roll out free contraception for Irish women

Feb 17th 2019, 8:00 AM 20,391 Views 63 Comments

People with outside expertise will sit on the new group, with a chairperson to be appointed shortly.

You don't have to take a 7 day break on the contraceptive pill to appease the Pope anymore
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You don't have to take a 7 day break on the contraceptive pill to appease the Pope anymore

Jan 21st 2019, 5:26 PM 15,185 Views 0 Comments

Research shows the break provides no health benefit.

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

Sep 27th 2018, 2:52 PM 14,323 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Aug 8th 2018, 6:20 AM 17,168 Views 38 Comments

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

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception
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Government considering the roll-out of free contraception

Mar 9th 2018, 1:12 PM 36,384 Views 97 Comments

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

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

Mar 24th 2017, 2:58 PM 8,767 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Dec 16th 2016, 11:00 PM 13,909 Views 22 Comments

Science on the issue is still mixed.

Contraception pill reduces risk of developing womb cancer
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Contraception pill reduces risk of developing womb cancer

Aug 5th 2015, 11:30 AM 14,773 Views 28 Comments

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

These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill
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These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill

Jul 28th 2015, 6:05 AM 12,750 Views 26 Comments

Does this mean we’ve reached peak crowdfunding?

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

Dec 8th 2013, 12:00 PM 9,146 Views 105 Comments

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.

Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women
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Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women

May 25th 2013, 5:51 PM 16,067 Views 54 Comments

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

Poll: Should contraception be free?
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Poll: Should contraception be free?

Nov 27th 2012, 10:03 AM 11,730 Views 151 Comments

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?

Increase in women seeking post-abortion care from IFPA
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Increase in women seeking post-abortion care from IFPA

Sep 17th 2012, 11:27 AM 3,918 Views 46 Comments

The group released its annual report from last year today.

Young people in Ireland using contraception more consistently
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Young people in Ireland using contraception more consistently

May 10th 2012, 11:35 AM 3,982 Views 14 Comments

Ireland’s younger people are also better educated about sex.