# legislation - Sunday 17 May, 2015
The referendum on marriage equality is only a few days away. However, other issues have been entering the debate.
# legislation - Monday 30 March, 2015
It would bring us in line with a number of our European neighbours.
# legislation - Tuesday 17 February, 2015
Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.
# legislation - Thursday 12 February, 2015
The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.
# legislation - Friday 6 February, 2015
This comes after comments made by Minister Leo Varadkar to the Oireachtas Health Committee.
# legislation - Wednesday 4 February, 2015
The government will vote against a bill from TD Clare Daly on termination for medical reasons.
# legislation - Monday 29 December, 2014
The move had been called for to address the rise in serious incidents of knife crime.
# legislation - Sunday 21 December, 2014
€600 fine for insulting a police officer, €30,000 for burning the national flag. These are the proposed new fines that could be introduced under new laws.
# legislation - Monday 15 December, 2014
The Law Reform Commission says difficulties have emerged in specific cases.
# legislation - Friday 12 December, 2014
It was thought that errors in updating the Road Traffic Act could have meant large numbers of points being written off.
# legislation - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
Fergus O’Dowd is calling for a referendum to be held next year.
# legislation - Monday 24 November, 2014
The new legislation also allows the state to strip Arabs of their residency and welfare rights if they or their relatives take part in unrest.
# legislation - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
# legislation - Monday 17 November, 2014
‘My son died believing I had rejected him’: Philomena Lee calls on Senators to support Adoption Bill
The Seanad is set to debate a Bill on the rights of adopted people this week.
# legislation - Sunday 16 November, 2014
That’s according to disability campaigner Frank Larkin.
# legislation - Thursday 30 October, 2014
Heads of Bill for hate crime to be presented to Junior Minister Aodhán Ó Riordáin by next May.
# legislation - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident
# legislation - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
Drafting a budget, or any form of legislation, will always be a difficult and divisive task but there are ways of listening to all sections of society in the process.
# legislation - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
A new Bill seeks to regulate release fees and introduce a complaints process.
# legislation - Thursday 2 October, 2014
With new laws to restrict smoking, we’re asking: Nanny state gone too far? Or public health necessity?
# legislation - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
Kate Tobin was diagnosed with the condition two years ago and says “Nobody can know the pain I’m going through”.
# legislation - Friday 26 September, 2014
The Medical Director of Sims IVF says removing surrogacy from the Child and Family Relationships Bill is a lost opportunity.
# legislation - Friday 29 August, 2014
Research also found that plain tobacco packs don’t hurt small retailers or flood the market with very cheap cigarettes,
# legislation - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
New legislation means you can get hit for fines you receive in Ireland across the EU.
The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.
# legislation - Sunday 20 July, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Rory McIlroy, Gaza, and the fate of MH17 victims.
# legislation - Sunday 13 July, 2014
Tom Curran, partner of Marie Fleming, has welcomed the news that Savitex will be available to patients in Ireland.
# legislation - Friday 11 July, 2014
Fine Gael hopes to fill the vacant Seanad seat when TDs and Senators return from their holidays in September.
# legislation - Monday 7 July, 2014
Nine closure orders were served last month – three involved take-aways.
# legislation - Thursday 3 July, 2014
A Fine Gael Senator, who is also a publican, thinks the current law is “a legacy of our past”.
# legislation - Monday 30 June, 2014
Speaking in the Dáil last week, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that certain laws need to be updated before Ireland can ratify the EU Convention on domestic violence.
# legislation - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
The Justice Minister also announced that lump sums totalling €12.8 million have been paid to survivors.
# legislation - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.
# legislation - Monday 16 June, 2014
The law applies not only within Britain but also makes it a criminal offence to force a British national into a marriage abroad.
A number of ‘Designated Events’ are made available on free-to-air television
# legislation - Saturday 14 June, 2014
Banning ice cream and caramel Frappuccinos will not solve our obesity problem – we need to get to the root of the what’s causing it.
# legislation - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
In Ireland campaigners want the government to introduce clear, transparent and accessible determination procedures to allow the swift identification of stateless persons.
# legislation - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
However, it has been welcomed by Ibec, who believe it will help Ireland to continue to attract foreign direct investment.
# legislation - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Brian Walsh lost the party whip after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill – but now he’s back in the party.
# legislation - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The draft legislation will set out how Ireland is to meets its emissions targets.