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Monday 29 July, 2013

Column: Here's what a politician does during the summer
# Opinion
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Column: Here's what a politician does during the summer

Jul 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 101 Views 39 Comments

The Dáil and Seanad may not be voting but that doesn’t mean TDs and Senators are on holidays. In fact, the summer months are when a lot of important work gets done, writes Anne Ferris TD.

Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Column: The Catholic Church owes the women of the Magdalene Laundries
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Column: The Catholic Church owes the women of the Magdalene Laundries

Jul 2nd 2013, 2:20 PM 486 Views 39 Comments

The Catholic Church and the Irish State were both responsible for incarcerating women in the Magdalene Laundries – and so both must pay, writes Anne Ferris TD.

Thursday 2 May, 2013

Column: I'm a pro-choice TD and I’ve never pretended to be anything else
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Column: I'm a pro-choice TD and I’ve never pretended to be anything else

May 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 28 Views 78 Comments

Labour TD Anne Ferris says a Sunday Independent article ‘revealing’ her beliefs about abortion is irrelevant because she has gone on public record expressing her pro-choice beliefs.

Friday 28 December, 2012

Column: It’s time to scrap the 30-year rule on State documents
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Column: It’s time to scrap the 30-year rule on State documents

Dec 28th 2012, 8:15 AM 103 Views 24 Comments

Slashing the time these crucial records stay secret would help the cause for transparency, writes Labour TD Anne Ferris.