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#ban the bead

# ban-the-bead - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ireland can't wait for EU ban on microbeads and is pressing on with its own

The confusion around whether Ireland’s allowed to bring in its own microbead ban without permission from the EU seems to have been cleared up.

# ban-the-bead - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Government to propose its own microbeads ban, calling other parties' bills 'flawed and confused'

The Green Party and Labour have proposed bills on banning microbeads. Fianna Fáil said they’re working on their own one. Now it’s Fine Gael’s turn.

# ban-the-bead - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Government to oppose Greens' bid to ban microbeads, claiming bill breaches EU rules

The bill, which bans the manufacture and sale of products with microbeads, has been criticised as “very restricted”.