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# bill - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Uganda tabloid prints list of 200 'top' gay people
# Uganda
# Uganda

Uganda tabloid prints list of 200 'top' gay people

Feb 25th 2014, 12:21 PM 18,404 Views 114 Comments

The Red Pepper tabloid published the list the day after a bill criminalising homosexuality was enacted.

# bill - Monday 24 February, 2014

"Others cannot dictate to us": Uganda signs controversial anti-gay bill into law
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

"Others cannot dictate to us": Uganda signs controversial anti-gay bill into law

Feb 24th 2014, 1:59 PM 10,805 Views 106 Comments

The news has been condemned by Amnesty International, which described it as a “step backwards”.

# bill - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Pylons being used to rollout broadband could happen as TDs debate
# Multi-purpose
# Multi-purpose

Pylons being used to rollout broadband could happen as TDs debate

Feb 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,254 Views 25 Comments

An Oireachtas Committee will today debate legislation which may also extend private land access to third-party

# bill - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Ukraine opposition refuses to back bill that would free activists
# Standoff
# Standoff

Ukraine opposition refuses to back bill that would free activists

Jan 29th 2014, 11:14 PM 4,166 Views 15 Comments

The bill was passed in parliament without the backing of the ruling party – but opposition MPs refused to vote.

# bill - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

"We apologise sincerely": All Bank of Ireland accounts back to normal after duplicate debit glitch
# Whoops
# Whoops

"We apologise sincerely": All Bank of Ireland accounts back to normal after duplicate debit glitch

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:35 AM 12,285 Views 27 Comments

Some customers who made Visa Debit transactions last Friday had the amount taken out of their account twice.

# bill - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Poll: Will you pay your water charge bill?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you pay your water charge bill?

Jan 16th 2014, 9:53 AM 44,854 Views 279 Comments

There was resistance to new charges and taxes in the past, so will you protest by withholding payment?

# bill - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin's fluoridation bill tomorrow
# Water
# Water

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin's fluoridation bill tomorrow

Nov 7th 2013, 7:45 AM 8,044 Views 145 Comments

TD Brian Stanley published the Health Fluoridation of Water Supplies Bill 2013 in May.

# bill - Friday 25 October, 2013

WATCH: Mattie McGrath tells Rabbitte to 'count the tits on Mrs Murphy's cow'
# Dail Questions
# Dail Questions

WATCH: Mattie McGrath tells Rabbitte to 'count the tits on Mrs Murphy's cow'

Oct 25th 2013, 10:08 AM 17,537 Views 27 Comments

Dogs, cats, Angela Merkel and lots more in the Dáil yesterday…

# bill - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Social Welfare and Pensions Bill passes second stage in Dáil
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Social Welfare and Pensions Bill passes second stage in Dáil

Oct 24th 2013, 11:06 PM 4,635 Views 17 Comments

The bill passed the second stage by 79 votes to 44 and will now go before a committee.

Details on minimum pricing of alcohol to be published today
# Cheap Drink Ban
# Cheap Drink Ban

Details on minimum pricing of alcohol to be published today

Oct 24th 2013, 8:29 AM 5,807 Views 68 Comments

Cheap alcohol has been targeted under the new pricing rules.

# bill - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Shatter: Government will not oppose Child Sex Offenders Bill
# Child Sex Offender
# Child Sex Offender

Shatter: Government will not oppose Child Sex Offenders Bill

Oct 8th 2013, 6:10 PM 7,456 Views 37 Comments

The bill – which was put forward by the Reform Alliance – will be discussed by the Dáil on Friday.

# bill - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Messi pays back millions to taxman - reports
# Equaliser
From The42
# Equaliser

Messi pays back millions to taxman - reports

Sep 4th 2013, 9:42 PM 5,136 Views 14 Comments

The Barcelona man has settled up his €5million bill.

# bill - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Bubba Watson bought chipotle for over 60 people last night
# Generosity
From The42
# Generosity

Bubba Watson bought chipotle for over 60 people last night

Aug 3rd 2013, 5:02 PM 3,178 Views 2 Comments

The American golfer is renowned for being somewhat eccentric.

# bill - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

President signs Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law
# Abortion
# Abortion

President signs Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law

Jul 30th 2013, 12:14 PM 49,992 Views 443 Comments

The move came after the President convened a meeting of the Council of State to discuss the bill yesterday.

# bill - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on database from next year
# DNA Database
# DNA Database

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on database from next year

Jul 24th 2013, 11:33 AM 4,717 Views 106 Comments

Criminals with sentences of more than 5 years will have their DNA logged on a national database, including most sexual offences crimes.

President to receive abortion bill today
# Protection Of Life
# Protection Of Life

President to receive abortion bill today

Jul 24th 2013, 8:04 AM 3,169 Views 21 Comments

The legislation is to be delivered to the Phoenix Park, after being passed by the Seanad yesterday.

# bill - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill
# Legislation
# Legislation

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill

Jul 17th 2013, 7:47 PM 6,938 Views 65 Comments

The bill will provide for State recognition of the acquired gender of transgender people over 18 who are not married or in a civil partnership.

Britain legalises gay marriage
# Britain
# Britain

Britain legalises gay marriage

Jul 17th 2013, 2:56 PM 6,421 Views 59 Comments

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

# bill - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Jul 13th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,161 Views 29 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# bill - Friday 12 July, 2013

These are the 31 TDs who voted against the abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

These are the 31 TDs who voted against the abortion bill

Jul 12th 2013, 12:51 AM 19,637 Views 65 Comments

There was some opposition to the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, but it gathered enough votes to pass the final vote in the Dáil.

Abortion bill passes final Dáil vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion bill passes final Dáil vote

Jul 12th 2013, 12:32 AM 8,442 Views 33 Comments

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill has passed the final stage of the Dáil this evening, after two day of heated debates.

# bill - Thursday 11 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 11th 2013, 7:47 PM 7,055 Views 78 Comments

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

Debate on abortion bill adjourned at 5am
# Abortion
# Abortion

Debate on abortion bill adjourned at 5am

Jul 11th 2013, 5:18 AM 11,699 Views 53 Comments

The bill was due to be voted on last night – but debate concluded after a decision had been made on a number of amendments.

Amendment on fatal foetal abnormality rejected
# Abortion
# Abortion

Amendment on fatal foetal abnormality rejected

Jul 11th 2013, 5:06 AM 6,520 Views 21 Comments

The amendment was rejected by 124 votes to 19 – and one TD voted no by accident.

# bill - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Flanagan seeks removal of suicide clause from abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Flanagan seeks removal of suicide clause from abortion bill

Jul 6th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,792 Views 45 Comments

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

# bill - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Two TDs vote to remove suicide clause from abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Two TDs vote to remove suicide clause from abortion bill

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:40 PM 5,497 Views 44 Comments

However, seven deputies and one minister voted to keep the section within the bill.

TD suggests pro-life experts be excluded from abortion panel
# Abortion
# Abortion

TD suggests pro-life experts be excluded from abortion panel

Jul 3rd 2013, 5:26 PM 6,153 Views 73 Comments

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett said there is a danger people might bring to bear their personal views and bias in making a judgement.

Varadkar: Expulsion of Fine Gael TDs 'like losing a family member'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Varadkar: Expulsion of Fine Gael TDs 'like losing a family member'

Jul 3rd 2013, 4:12 PM 6,871 Views 64 Comments

The four members of Fine Gael who voted against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 last night will be expelled from the parliamentary party.

# bill - Monday 1 July, 2013

Gilmore: Abortion bill will 'fall short' on hard cases - but I'm voting for it
# Abortion
# Abortion

Gilmore: Abortion bill will 'fall short' on hard cases - but I'm voting for it

Jul 1st 2013, 2:26 PM 3,315 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said that the abortion bill will not offer compassion to victims of rape or incest.

# bill - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Column: The victims of the Troubles were not 'collateral damage' and they deserve justice
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The victims of the Troubles were not 'collateral damage' and they deserve justice

Jun 2nd 2013, 7:30 PM 604 Views 121 Comments

The introduction of a bill that would ban people convicted of serious offences from being appointed as a special advisor to a minister in Northern Ireland has raised more serious questions: who are the victims of the Troubles – and have we forgotten them?

# bill - Monday 20 May, 2013

Psychiatrists to address Oireachtas abortion hearing today
# Hearings
# Hearings

Psychiatrists to address Oireachtas abortion hearing today

May 20th 2013, 8:11 AM 3,907 Views 30 Comments

The hearings on the wording of the heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013 will continue until tomorrow.

# bill - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

The White House says it's trying to help journalists, not hinder them
# Media Protection
# Media Protection

The White House says it's trying to help journalists, not hinder them

May 15th 2013, 8:50 PM 6,287 Views 22 Comments

The White House has denied any prior knowledge about Association Press phone records being seized.

# bill - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Proposed bill would ban fluoride from Ireland's water
# Fluoridation
# Fluoridation

Proposed bill would ban fluoride from Ireland's water

May 9th 2013, 2:05 PM 25,851 Views 309 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has introduced the bill, which would see the act of putting fluoride into water made illegal.

# bill - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Man pretends to be member of Pink Floyd to get free health care
# Uncomfortably Numb
From The Daily Edge
# Uncomfortably Numb

Man pretends to be member of Pink Floyd to get free health care

May 2nd 2013, 3:03 PM 886 Views 0 Comments

He would have got away with it too, if it wasn’t for those pesky… er… cops.

Irish abortion bill 'worse than Britain's 1967 Act'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Irish abortion bill 'worse than Britain's 1967 Act'

May 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 10,876 Views 162 Comments

Anti-abortion group SPUC says the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill could lead to widespread abortion.

# bill - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Poll: How do you feel about the contents of the abortion bill?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about the contents of the abortion bill?

May 1st 2013, 10:32 AM 10,514 Views 190 Comments

The bill was published last night after much discussion – are you happy with the terms laid out in the bill?

# bill - Thursday 25 April, 2013

# bill - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Ireland’s World War II veterans move one step closer to amnesty
# Veterans
# Veterans

Ireland’s World War II veterans move one step closer to amnesty

Apr 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,884 Views 105 Comments

Thousands of Irish servicemen were dismissed or prosecuted for fighting with the Allies during World War II.