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# bill - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Ukraine opposition refuses to back bill that would free activists

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

# bill - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

# bill - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Poll: Will you pay your water charge bill? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you pay your water charge bill?

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

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'

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

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 alcohol has been targeted under the new pricing rules.

# bill - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Shatter: Government will not oppose Child Sex Offenders Bill

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

# bill - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From The42 Messi pays back millions to taxman - reports Equaliser

Messi pays back millions to taxman - reports

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

# bill - Saturday 3 August, 2013

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

Bubba Watson bought chipotle for over 60 people last night

The American golfer is renowned for being somewhat eccentric.

# bill - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

President signs Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law

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

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

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

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.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Britain legalises gay marriage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TD suggests pro-life experts be excluded from abortion panel

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Wednesday morning.

# bill - Thursday 25 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Thursday.

# bill - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

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

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

# bill - Monday 22 April, 2013

Reilly: Suicidal pregnant women won't have to face six-doctor panel

The Health Minister said that it the panel “was never going to be the case” and stressed that the heads of bill have not been finalised.

# bill - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Rabbitte: Labour ministers "haven't seen" draft abortion bill

Labour Minister Pat Rabbitte said today he had not seen the heads of bill, amid reports that Labour and Fine Gael are clashing over the plan.

# bill - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Poll: Do you support plans to sell the National Lottery? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support plans to sell the National Lottery?

The Dáil has passed leglisation to allow for the National Lottery licence to be sold.