Nationally, the rates of C-sections and inductions continue to rise year-on-year.
Previous birth trauma and limited maternity care choice can lead women to opt for a free birth.
Noteworthy’s months-long investigation reveals inconsistent care and lack of choice leading to trauma and unnecessary medical interventions.
Noteworthy reveals this restriction was raised as ‘non-negotiable’ at a HSE meeting in March despite protestors feeling the issue was resolved last year.
Water births are used for pain relief during labour and birth across the world.
Advocates say that a ‘very subjective’ assessment could lead to discrimination.
Analysis by Noteworthy and European journalists finds that Ireland is among several member states who repackaged old promises in reform plans.
Just four of the planned specialist eating disorder teams are operating, with recruitment issues cited by the HSE for the delay.
Maria Delaney of Noteworthy and Geela Garcia in the Philippines tell Susan Daly about our latest cross-border investigation.
Analysis of cases heard by Workplace Relations Commission paint grim picture.
Migrant fishers who left vessels due to exploitative treatment ‘ignored’ in recent cross-departmental review.
Standard sea fishing boat licence conditions require at least 50% EU crew.
Our investigation finds 35 referrals of human trafficking in sector – but no prosecutions.
From unfair treatment to overuse of protection regimes, Noteworthy and The Journal investigate inequality in Ireland’s justice system.
With few accessible options on the private rental market, little support is available for disabled people who fall outside social housing threshold.
Noteworthy’s Maria Delaney tells Susan Daly about how over €90 million worth of properties were sold.
Investigation by Noteworthy finds these congregations paid €27m to the State in redress during this time.
Five hospitals had an average monthly bed occupancy of 100% or more from January to March 2022.
Inpatient bed numbers among lowest in EU and nowhere near demand predicted by capacity reviews.
Noteworthy investigation reveals the Department had a database of individual free travel journeys until 2020.