Northern Ireland

Derry Girls' Jamie-Lee O'Donnell on stage at Stylist Live LUXE.

Derry Girls’ Jamie Lee O’Donnell just nailed why it’s so important to see flawed female characters

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  • Jonathan Van Ness
    Life

    Queer Eye and Derry Girls just joined forces to celebrate Northern Ireland’s good news

  • marie stopes abortion clinic
    Long Reads

    “I’ve spent 4 years helping Northern Irish women access abortions in Manchester”

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    Visible Women

    As Northern Ireland decriminalises abortion, let’s celebrate the women who got us here

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Sarah Ewart after Northern Ireland abortion law ruling
Visible Women

“I fought Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the courts – and won”

Sarah Ewart, who successfully proved that Northern Ireland’s abortion law breaches the UK’s human rights commitments, shares her story with Stylist.

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Moya Crockett
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Lyra McKee, journalist murdered in Londonderry
Books

Lyra McKee’s anthology of “expression and courage” to be published one year after her murder

The activist was shot in Derry earlier this year.

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Hollie Richardson
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Northern Ireland Bill: abortion and same-sex marriage to be extended to Northern Ireland
Life

Northern Ireland’s ban on abortion and same-sex marriage has officially been lifted

It’s a momentous day for women and LGBTQ+ people in Northern Ireland. Here’s what you need to know.

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Moya Crockett
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Northern Ireland abortion laws: MPs vote for change
Life

MPS have backed huge abortion law changes in Northern Ireland, but not including Boris Johnson

Johnson said it should remain a “devolved issue”.

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Hollie Richardson
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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Abortion in Northern Ireland: this is how to support a new vote to change the law

It's as simple as clicking a button

Women at abortion rights protest in London on the 11 May 2019
Life

The number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has risen significantly

New statistics show an increase of 22% in the number of women travelling to access reproductive care.

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Lauren Geall
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People

Until abortion laws change, Sophie Turner won’t work in Northern Ireland or Georgia

It's one of the reasons why the actor says she's glad that Game of Thrones, which partially filmed in Belfast, is over.

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Digital Team
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Scenes in Dublin after Ireland's abortion referendum
Visible Women

One year after Ireland’s abortion referendum, we asked women how life has changed

Pro-choice activists, a politician and a doctor reflect on the highs and lows of the last 12 months.

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Moya Crockett
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Theresa May
Life

Theresa May was asked to support abortion reform in Northern Ireland — here’s what she said

The Prime Minister needs to step up.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Game of Thrones finale: Tyrion Lannister
Life

Game of Thrones finale: every spoiler and behind-the-scenes secret worth knowing

Desperate for Game of Thrones secrets? Just ask your Belfast taxi driver...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Handmaids Tale protest against abortion laws
Life

The Alabama abortion ban is disturbing. Northern Ireland’s is even worse

Anti-women bills in the US have the shock of the new. But old laws in place in Northern Ireland are just as scandalous.

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Moya Crockett
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Hollie Richardson
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Art becomes activism with a mural dedicated to murdered journalist Lyra McKee

Artists have dedicated a wall piece to Lyra in Belfast

Northern Ireland abortion law pro-choice activists
Life

Why Northern Ireland’s abortion laws must be changed by Theresa May’s government

According to a major new report by the Women and Equalities Committee.

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Moya Crockett
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Lyra McKee, journalist murdered in Londonderry
Visible Women

Remembering Lyra McKee, a courageous woman killed while doing her job

Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead during riots in Londonderry on Thursday. We should never forget her name.

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Moya Crockett
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Books

Irish literature is having a resurgence – and women are at the forefront

What's behind the heyday for Irish women writers?

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Jan Carson
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Life

Derry Girls is back: here's what we made of the start of the new series

Get ready for misunderstandings, abseiling and full-on fist-fights

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Anna Fielding
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Life

This music video tells the heartbreaking story of one woman’s abortion journey

‘I’m a Life’ highlights the plight of Northern Irish women forced to travel abroad for abortions.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

The Derry Girls protest shows Northern Irish women won’t stop fighting for abortion rights

The campaign for reproductive rights in Northern Ireland is far from over – but women won’t give up.

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Moya Crockett
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Sarah Shaffi
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Derry Girls: everything you need to know about season 2 of the hit family comedy

Channel 4 will offer up more Nineties' nostalgia

Life

Death and Nightingales: Everything you need to know about Jamie Dornan’s new show

It starts this week on BBC2, and it reunites Dornan with the creator of The Fall.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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