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# amendments - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From The42 GAA unveil final tweaks to proposed football playing rule changes Amendments

GAA unveil final tweaks to proposed football playing rule changes

They will be voted on at a Special Congress in Cork’s Pairc Ui Chaoimh.

# amendments - Thursday 8 August, 2019

From The42 World Rugby approves law trial to reduce tackle height to the waist Tackle Height

World Rugby approves law trial to reduce tackle height to the waist

Another closed trial will see yellow cards being reviewed while players are in the sin bin.

# amendments - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

As it happened: UK parliament votes to bin the backstop and go back to renegotiate in Brussels

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is going back to the EU.

MPs 'Take Back Control': What is the House of Commons voting on today?

The UK government is running out of road, so here are the options that could salvage May’s deal.

# amendments - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'Extremely concerning': Downing Street warns MPs over attempts to block Brexit

Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said today that Simon Coveney did not rule out a backstop exit mechanism.

# amendments - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week

It is likely the landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil at the earliest next week.

# amendments - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Abortion legislation to be reviewed in three years time, instead of five

The proposed legislation allows for the operation of the Act to be reviewed after its commencement next year.

# amendments - Saturday 3 November, 2018

TDs want women seeking abortions to be offered ultrasound imaging and heartbeat recording

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

# amendments - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'That was the time for Denis O'Brien to emerge from the shadows, but he didn't'

A second day of submissions saw the defence of Declan Ganley outlined in the context of Denis O’Brien’s suit against Red Flag Consulting.

# amendments - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From The42 World Rugby has tidied up the 'tackle-only' law that caused England so much trouble against Italy Fox Hunt

World Rugby has tidied up the 'tackle-only' law that caused England so much trouble against Italy

In addition, players will no longer be able to kick the ball out of rucks and jackaling players must work from their own gate.

# amendments - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

TD uses Dáil questions to see how effective Seanad is, Ministers tell her to find out herself

The deputy director of Fine Gael’s Seanad abolition campaign, Regina Doherty, used the parliamentary questions to find out information about the Seanad, but ministers in her own party told her to find out herself.

# amendments - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Britain legalises gay marriage

The legislation is now expected to receive official assent from Queen Elizabeth II later this week.

# amendments - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Bid to have rape and incest cases included in bill is defeated

Amendments rejected as TDs call for “very difficult and tragic” cases of rape and incest be catered for.

# amendments - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Explainer: What exactly are Ireland's politicians voting on tonight?

The Dáil debate on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 has just kicked off.

D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation

Fine Gael looks likely to lose the European Affairs minister when the Dáil debates and votes on amendments to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today but other wavering TDs could now support the new law.

# amendments - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Flanagan seeks removal of suicide clause from abortion bill

Meanwhile, Deputy Denis Naughten is seeking regulations for where a pregnant woman is unable to give informed consent.

# amendments - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Abortion bill passes first Dáil vote, moves to committee stage

The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has passed the second stage of the Dáil this evening with cross-party support but also cross-party opposition.