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Dublin: 14°C Tuesday 16 August 2022

#Bill

# bill - Monday 18 July, 2022

Oireachtas Health Committee seek age restrictions on e-cigarettes and ban on flavourings
# Vaping
# Vaping

Oireachtas Health Committee seek age restrictions on e-cigarettes and ban on flavourings

Jul 18th 2022, 12:09 PM 8,700 Views 35 Comments

The committee asked the Minister for Health to look at other countries where ages for vaping and smoking are 21.

# bill - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Give 16-year-olds the vote? TDs are set to debate a motion calling for a referendum on the move
# RIGHT TO VOTE
# RIGHT TO VOTE

Give 16-year-olds the vote? TDs are set to debate a motion calling for a referendum on the move

Jun 23rd 2022, 6:00 AM 13,003 Views 74 Comments

Thomas Pringle TD, who initiated the bill, says he would like to see the referendum held alongside the local and European elections in 2024.

# bill - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Bill aiming to help adopted people access information about their life passes Oireacthas
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Bill aiming to help adopted people access information about their life passes Oireacthas

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:25 PM 6,671 Views 5 Comments

It seeks to clear a way for adopted people to access information on their life.

# bill - Saturday 12 February, 2022

'You could do it overnight': Referendum on letting TDs vote remotely described as 'unnecessary'
# Remote Voting
# Remote Voting

'You could do it overnight': Referendum on letting TDs vote remotely described as 'unnecessary'

Feb 12th 2022, 8:00 AM 12,585 Views 29 Comments

A bill seeking to amend the Constitution by allowing remote voting to take place is going before the Dáil today.

# bill - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Bill seeking to remove 'child pornography' term from Irish legislation to be debated in Seanad
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Bill seeking to remove 'child pornography' term from Irish legislation to be debated in Seanad

Feb 3rd 2022, 4:16 PM 16,227 Views 7 Comments

Senator Eileen Flynn’s private members’ bill would replace the term with “child sexual exploitation material”.

# bill - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Spanish court annuls Barcelona defender Pique's €2.1 million tax bill
# Big Money
From The42
# Big Money

Spanish court annuls Barcelona defender Pique's €2.1 million tax bill

Dec 22nd 2021, 9:24 PM 6,707 Views 0 Comments

The player’s partner, Colombian pop star Shakira, is also being investigated.

# bill - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

The Dying with Dignity Bill has been voted to committee stage
# Assisted Dying
# Assisted Dying

The Dying with Dignity Bill has been voted to committee stage

Oct 7th 2020, 10:22 PM 31,002 Views 58 Comments

The vote was passed by 81 votes to 71 meaning the bill will now proceed to committee stage.

# bill - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze

Dec 12th 2019, 3:54 PM 29,605 Views 119 Comments

The Rent Freeze (Fair Rent) Bill 2019 was brought forward by Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin.

# bill - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Dáil suspended after argument breaks over ‘undemocratic’ money message veto
# Argy Bargy
# Argy Bargy

Dáil suspended after argument breaks over ‘undemocratic’ money message veto

Updated Nov 5th 2019, 3:46 PM 37,656 Views 47 Comments

More than 50 opposition bills have been blocked, despite having majority support in the Dáil chamber.

# bill - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Cabinet to consider Bill to help borrowers in mortgage arrears
# Repossessions
# Repossessions

Cabinet to consider Bill to help borrowers in mortgage arrears

Feb 26th 2019, 9:37 AM 10,948 Views 29 Comments

The Bill aims to broaden the matters a judge needs to take into account when considering repossessions.

# bill - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats
# Polls
# Polls

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats

Jan 29th 2019, 8:20 PM 10,592 Views 8 Comments

Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections

# bill - Friday 21 December, 2018

Revenue hits international pharma company with €1.6 billion tax demand
# Tax Bill
# Tax Bill

Revenue hits international pharma company with €1.6 billion tax demand

Dec 21st 2018, 11:23 AM 28,239 Views 28 Comments

The matter relates to the 2013 sale by Elan of the intellectual property the MS drug Tysabri.

# bill - Thursday 15 November, 2018

New bill proposes ban on tattoos and intimate piercings for under 18s
# Banned
# Banned

New bill proposes ban on tattoos and intimate piercings for under 18s

Nov 15th 2018, 7:11 PM 18,922 Views 46 Comments

The Bill has been brought forward by Fianna Fáil public health spokesperson Mary Butler TD.

# bill - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott
# Palestine
# Palestine

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott

Jul 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 11,184 Views 90 Comments

Martin said his party is considering a Bill tabled in the Seanad that aims to prohibit Ireland from trading with any companies originating in an occupied territory.

# bill - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

UK officially passes (to hoots of approval) its EU withdrawal bill - making Brexit a certainty
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

UK officially passes (to hoots of approval) its EU withdrawal bill - making Brexit a certainty

Jun 26th 2018, 3:16 PM 22,772 Views 89 Comments

Brexit day is now also enshrined in EU law as being 29 March 2019, at 11pm.

# bill - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Jun 21st 2018, 7:34 AM 11,003 Views 83 Comments

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

# bill - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme

May 8th 2018, 10:45 PM 30,215 Views 43 Comments

The local link bus scheme is going to run from 6pm to 11pm in a pilot project across 50 routes in 19 counties.

# bill - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad
# Lgbtq Rights
# Lgbtq Rights

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad

May 2nd 2018, 10:10 PM 24,698 Views 105 Comments

The Prohibition of Conversion Therapies Bill 2018 has passed through its second stage in the Seanad and has further stages to go through.

# bill - Friday 23 March, 2018

US Senate passes huge $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert another government shutdown
# Shutdown Averted
# Shutdown Averted

US Senate passes huge $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert another government shutdown

Mar 23rd 2018, 9:46 AM 8,247 Views 12 Comments

The bill will now go to the White House for Donald Trump’s signature.

# bill - Friday 9 February, 2018

US Congress passes spending bill to end government shutdown
# United States
# United States

US Congress passes spending bill to end government shutdown

Feb 9th 2018, 11:00 AM 16,854 Views 35 Comments

The government shutdown did not last too long.

# bill - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Irish ambassador to Israel summoned by Netanyahu over Seanad bill
# Proposed Bill
# Proposed Bill

Irish ambassador to Israel summoned by Netanyahu over Seanad bill

Jan 31st 2018, 8:23 AM 22,103 Views 126 Comments

The bill seeks to prohibit trade in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

# bill - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

'Private renters need three months' notice and should know what previous tenants paid'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Private renters need three months' notice and should know what previous tenants paid'

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 38,981 Views 87 Comments

The maximum fine that landlords face for breaking the rules on notice periods should rise from €4,000 to €15,000, writes Róisín Shortall.

# bill - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today
# ISL
# ISL

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today

Dec 14th 2017, 8:37 AM 9,065 Views 48 Comments

The bill is expected to pass through all stages of the Dáil today.

# bill - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition
# The Next Stage
# The Next Stage

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition

Nov 9th 2017, 6:36 PM 25,774 Views 81 Comments

Campaigner Vera Twomey had earlier collapsed outside the gates of Leinster House.

# bill - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits

Jul 11th 2017, 4:42 PM 25,632 Views 116 Comments

A new bill sponsored by Minister for Transport Shane Ross would see mandatory bans implemented for all drink drivers.

# bill - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'A great victory': Onshore fracking is just one step away from being completely banned in Ireland
# Final Stages
# Final Stages

'A great victory': Onshore fracking is just one step away from being completely banned in Ireland

Jun 28th 2017, 5:48 PM 15,981 Views 61 Comments

The Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016 will be signed into law by the president in the coming days.

# bill - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?

Feb 25th 2017, 4:23 PM 25,786 Views 86 Comments

A new Sinn Féin bill aims to abolish the mandatory age.

# bill - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Poll: Should pubs be allowed open on Good Friday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pubs be allowed open on Good Friday?

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:26 PM 34,855 Views 119 Comments

A senator has tabled a bill to end the practice of having to close pubs on that day.

# bill - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'Our rights were breached': Here's how Apple will fight the EU's €13bn Irish tax ruling
# Expensive Apples
# Expensive Apples

'Our rights were breached': Here's how Apple will fight the EU's €13bn Irish tax ruling

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:30 AM 11,888 Views 22 Comments

The tech giant has been ordered to hand over the huge sum for illegal state aid.

# bill - Friday 3 February, 2017

Government bill would end exemptions that allow child marriage
# Domestic Violence Bill
# Domestic Violence Bill

Government bill would end exemptions that allow child marriage

Feb 3rd 2017, 5:34 PM 16,674 Views 23 Comments

The bill needs to be approved by the Oireachtas before it’s enacted.

# bill - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Irish Water issued a small business a bill of over €200,000 for 3 months
# Leaky Pipes
# Leaky Pipes

Irish Water issued a small business a bill of over €200,000 for 3 months

Jan 26th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,155 Views 50 Comments

Although the utility cannot comment on individual accounts, they said that a huge amount could be because of outstanding debt.

# bill - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Apartment owners could face 'up to €30 million' bill to bring complex up to regulations
# Beacon South Quarter
# Beacon South Quarter

Apartment owners could face 'up to €30 million' bill to bring complex up to regulations

Jan 24th 2017, 10:48 AM 27,423 Views 84 Comments

Residents of Beacon South Quarter in Sandyford have been informed that they may be faced with a huge bill.

# bill - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

After nine-year wait, Ireland to strengthen rights of people with a disability
# Moving Forward
# Moving Forward

After nine-year wait, Ireland to strengthen rights of people with a disability

Dec 21st 2016, 11:03 AM 8,895 Views 7 Comments

A bill has been approved by Government which will enable ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

# bill - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:10 AM 9,661 Views 12 Comments

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# bill - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet
# Mayor Elections
# Mayor Elections

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:14 PM 10,177 Views 26 Comments

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

# bill - Monday 7 November, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Dundalk duo make the cut, Heaslip nominated and the rest of today's sport
# Monday
From The42
# Monday

We'll Leave It There So: Dundalk duo make the cut, Heaslip nominated and the rest of today's sport

Nov 7th 2016, 8:17 PM 13,709 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Ger Cunningham left some big names out of Dublin’s hurling squad for 2017.

# bill - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Coppinger blasts 'sell-out independents'  after Government adopts unified stance on abortion bill
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Coppinger blasts 'sell-out independents' after Government adopts unified stance on abortion bill

Oct 25th 2016, 6:50 PM 50,507 Views 236 Comments

The bill is due to be debated in the Dáil tonight.

# bill - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland
# Counselling
# Counselling

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland

Oct 19th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,326 Views 23 Comments

The issue of these clinics operating in Ireland was highlighted in an undercover report last month.

# bill - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy
# Dravet Syndrome
# Dravet Syndrome

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

Sep 24th 2016, 7:20 AM 25,867 Views 51 Comments

TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.

# bill - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Three to refund thousands of customers who were double-charged today
# Direct Debit
# Direct Debit

Three to refund thousands of customers who were double-charged today

Aug 16th 2016, 8:45 PM 26,039 Views 34 Comments

Some 8,000 customers who pay via direct debit were affected.

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