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.

# The Pill

Last year
150,000 women aged 17 to 26 have accessed free contraception scheme this year
All time
Donnelly: Free contraception scheme for women aged 17-25 will begin in August 2022
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
There’s been a major breakthrough in the male contraceptive pill and thank Christ for that
Working group to investigate how to roll out free contraception for Irish women
You don't have to take a 7 day break on the contraceptive pill to appease the Pope anymore
Giving women free access to the pill will require a change in the law
Minister on bishop's comments: 'Contraception is fact of life now for women'
Government considering the roll-out of free contraception
Women everywhere are rolling their eyes at this deeply dumb stat about men and the pill
Taking the pill won't curb sex drive says a new study
Contraception pill reduces risk of developing womb cancer
These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill
Column: What you don’t know about emergency contraception (and why it might hurt you)
Alison O'Riordan and Isabel Hayes
Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women
Poll: Should contraception be free?
Increase in women seeking post-abortion care from IFPA
Young people in Ireland using contraception more consistently