Advertisement

We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

# Contraception

This year
2024
Calls for action as fewer teenagers are using condoms or other contraception
Changes to school transport scheme to be phased in with 'nearest school' rule to be abolished
Donnelly to progress Bill allowing pharmacists to dispense some medicines without prescription
Last year
2023
Mice trial raises hopes for 'on demand' male contraceptive pill
All time
Free contraception scheme to include women aged 26 from 1 January 2023
Over 700 GPs still waiting for free contraception contracts to be finalised
Healthcare: Public IVF services and expansion of free contraception to women aged 16 to 30
Free contraception scheme for women aged 17 to 25 begins today
Cabinet green lights free contraception plan for young women
Almost half of pregnancies worldwide ‘unintended’, report finds
Poll: Should free contraception be extended to all ages over 25?
Opinion: For too long, contraception has been a woman’s private and personal responsibility
Orla O'Connor
Donnelly says free contraception for 17-25 year olds 'is just the start'
'Over 25s have sex': Criticism of decision to limit free contraception scheme to young women
Free contraception to be made available for young women
Roll out of free contraception expected to be given green light for Budget 2022
Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race
Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election
US chastity speaker cancels trip to Ireland 'due to illness' after number of talks were axed
Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far
No money in next year's budget for free contraception, committee heard
Free contraception recommended for young women only, due to cost
Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'
Poll: Should VAT be removed on condoms and menstrual cups?
Harris wants VAT removed on condoms and menstrual cups
Harris announces public consultation on increasing access to contraception
'I'd rather see her using contraceptives than be throwing flowers on her grave'
Calls for free folic acid to be given to Irish women as minister considers it ahead of Budget
There’s been a major breakthrough in the male contraceptive pill and thank Christ for that
Harris announces group to examine how to make contraception cheaper
Working group to investigate how to roll out free contraception for Irish women
Researchers in Scotland need men to trial a male contraceptive gel
Quitting contraception: why women are throwing out the pill
Harris lobbied by pharmacists' group and pharma company on free contraception
You don't have to take a 7 day break on the contraceptive pill to appease the Pope anymore
Trump's order to block some women's access to free contraception blocked by judge
Opinion: I was always adamant I'd never have the snip ... but I did
Eric Nolan
New self-lubricating condoms can reduce infection risk and withstand '1,000 thrusts'
Giving women free access to the pill will require a change in the law
Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free