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# bill - Monday 22 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 22nd 2013, 12:56 PM 8,478 Views 268 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Apr 21st 2013, 2:36 PM 4,493 Views 136 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Apr 18th 2013, 10:47 AM 12,384 Views 110 Comments

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

# bill - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Brussels: 'It's up to Cyprus to come up with a revised bailout deal'
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Brussels: 'It's up to Cyprus to come up with a revised bailout deal'

Mar 20th 2013, 3:07 PM 4,888 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission says there’s nothing else it can do if the Cypriot parliament won’t approve the bailout it offered.

Cyprus minister: Troika rejects our Plan B, and banks might never re-open
# REJECTED!
# REJECTED!

Cyprus minister: Troika rejects our Plan B, and banks might never re-open

Mar 20th 2013, 10:54 AM 8,918 Views 108 Comments

The interior minister says the Troika has rejected alternative options put forward by Cyprus for securing its €10 billion loan.

Cyprus turns to Russia for help after MPs reject deposit tax
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus turns to Russia for help after MPs reject deposit tax

Mar 20th 2013, 8:07 AM 6,779 Views 62 Comments

While President Nicos Anastasiades meets party leaders at home, the finance minister heads to Moscow with cap in hand.

# bill - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Cyprus MPs overwhelmingly reject tax on deposits
# Bailout
# Bailout

Cyprus MPs overwhelmingly reject tax on deposits

Mar 19th 2013, 6:57 PM 7,196 Views 99 Comments

Thirty six voted against it, while there were 19 abstentions.

# bill - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Ming: I want my penalty points back
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Ming: I want my penalty points back

Mar 12th 2013, 7:21 PM 31,488 Views 236 Comments

The Dáil deputy described what led up to him not receiving penalty points or a fine though he was caught by gardaí driving while on a mobile phone on two occasions.

# bill - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Trócaire "mystified" by "weak" draft climate change bill
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Trócaire "mystified" by "weak" draft climate change bill

Mar 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,997 Views 28 Comments

The charity said it is disappointed at what it describes as a “row back” on the all-party draft bill on climate change.

# bill - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Bill giving amnesty to Irish WWII deserters presented to Dáil
# World War II
# World War II

Bill giving amnesty to Irish WWII deserters presented to Dáil

Mar 6th 2013, 9:02 PM 6,958 Views 94 Comments

Soldiers who deserted the Defence Forces to fight for the allied side were denied pay and pension rights.

# bill - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Have you done a random act of kindness today, like these people?
# Pay It Forward
# Pay It Forward

Have you done a random act of kindness today, like these people?

Feb 19th 2013, 6:30 PM 11,413 Views 26 Comments

Would you pay a restaurant bill for total strangers?

# bill - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

France: Bill to legalise gay marriage and same-sex adoption approved
# France
# France

France: Bill to legalise gay marriage and same-sex adoption approved

Feb 12th 2013, 7:37 PM 7,941 Views 72 Comments

The bill will allow same-sex couples to adopt as well as marry, putting France on track to join about a dozen other nations that allow gay marriage.

# bill - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Hayes: "Substantial contingency planning" by government on IBRC
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Hayes: "Substantial contingency planning" by government on IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 10:40 AM 3,809 Views 45 Comments

He also said that Ireland is the most likely country to get back to the markets due to the “extraordinary patience and hard work” of its people over the last five years.

Noonan: IBRC bill brought through due to "immediate risk" to bank
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Noonan: IBRC bill brought through due to "immediate risk" to bank

Feb 7th 2013, 8:27 AM 12,104 Views 115 Comments

The Finance Minister also said that there “is no deal” with the ECB at this point.

# bill - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

No intention to cut people's water cut off, says Minister
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

No intention to cut people's water cut off, says Minister

Jan 23rd 2013, 4:41 PM 6,088 Views 35 Comments

The Seanad is currently hearing details of the Water Services Bill, which will introduce water charges.

# bill - Saturday 19 January, 2013

In detail: the 30 Bills the Government is planning this spring
# Legislation
# Legislation

In detail: the 30 Bills the Government is planning this spring

Jan 19th 2013, 2:26 PM 8,984 Views 25 Comments

The coalition has published a list of 30 Bills it’s hoping to get published before the end of April. Here’s the lot.

# bill - Monday 7 January, 2013

'Modern day slavery' to be criminalised
# Outlawed
# Outlawed

'Modern day slavery' to be criminalised

Jan 7th 2013, 9:36 PM 8,547 Views 24 Comments

Alan Shatter defined the term ‘forced labour’ in the new Human Trafficking Bill.

# bill - Thursday 27 December, 2012

No concerns for Samaritans confidentiality under Children First bill
# CHildren First
# CHildren First

No concerns for Samaritans confidentiality under Children First bill

Dec 27th 2012, 4:53 PM 3,454 Views 1 Comment

The organisation said that it is working with the Department of Children and relevant authorities to ensure its processes and procedures meet the proposed Children First legislation.

# bill - Monday 17 December, 2012

Taxis will have to take shortest route under proposed laws
# Taxi
# Taxi

Taxis will have to take shortest route under proposed laws

Dec 17th 2012, 8:29 AM 12,442 Views 71 Comments

The proposed bill would also mean that people found guilty of certain offences would be automatically disqualified from holding a taxi licence.

# bill - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Specialist judges to 'speedily' deal with insolvency applications
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

Specialist judges to 'speedily' deal with insolvency applications

Dec 16th 2012, 12:07 PM 4,592 Views 20 Comments

Minister Shatter said that this is due to the new work for the courts as a result of the Personal Insolvency Bill.

# bill - Friday 14 December, 2012

Social Welfare repayments could 'force people into destitution' under new Bill
# Social Welfare Bill
# Social Welfare Bill

Social Welfare repayments could 'force people into destitution' under new Bill

Dec 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 7,861 Views 26 Comments

FLAC has said it is concerned that changes to the Social Welfare Bill means that when the government recovers overpayments it will push people below the basic minimum income threshold.

# bill - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Labour "has not voted against idea of legislating for abortion", says TD
# Labour
# Labour

Labour "has not voted against idea of legislating for abortion", says TD

Nov 29th 2012, 10:07 PM 5,857 Views 36 Comments

Deputy Ann Phelan made the comment following the defeat of Clare Daly TD’s abortion bill in the Dáil last night.

# bill - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Daly abortion bill: How each TD voted
# Abortion
# Abortion

Daly abortion bill: How each TD voted

Nov 28th 2012, 9:56 PM 35,681 Views 243 Comments

Clare Daly’s abortion bill was defeated by 101 votes to 27 tonight. Who voted what way?

Clare Daly abortion bill defeated by 101 votes to 27
# Abortion
# Abortion

Clare Daly abortion bill defeated by 101 votes to 27

Nov 28th 2012, 9:35 PM 19,188 Views 86 Comments

The bill was put forward by Deputy Clare Daly, following a bill that was rejected in April.

Crowd gathers outside Dáil for abortion rally
# Savita
# Savita

Crowd gathers outside Dáil for abortion rally

Nov 28th 2012, 9:09 PM 9,330 Views 93 Comments

They met as members of the Dáil voted on an abortion bill put forward by Deputy Clare Daly. Also today, members of Youth Defence launched their latest campaign outside Leinster House.

# bill - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Abortion bill debate: TDs criticise leak of Expert Group report
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion bill debate: TDs criticise leak of Expert Group report

Nov 27th 2012, 9:38 PM 5,289 Views 18 Comments

The bill was put forward by Clare Daly TD. Minister Shatter encouraged her to withdraw it, saying it does not address in detail a number of issues.

# bill - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Opposition parties likely to support Children's Rights referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Opposition parties likely to support Children's Rights referendum

Sep 19th 2012, 3:34 PM 3,786 Views 24 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin welcome the wording, but SF says it wants to consult legal advisors before giving the referendum full approval.

Children's referendum 'not a charter for breaking up families' - Fitzgerald
# Referendum
# Referendum

Children's referendum 'not a charter for breaking up families' - Fitzgerald

Sep 19th 2012, 1:31 PM 4,935 Views 56 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says there is “no evidence” that Irish courts would seek to take children from parents if the referendum is approved.

Wording for children's referendum released
# Referendum
# Referendum

Wording for children's referendum released

Sep 19th 2012, 11:52 AM 8,654 Views 95 Comments

The wording has been published by Minister Frances Fitzgerald TD, who said the debate on the referendum is “a debate for all of us”.

# bill - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Poll: Should wealthy parents be given the option to hand back child benefit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should wealthy parents be given the option to hand back child benefit?

Aug 14th 2012, 9:48 AM 7,282 Views 157 Comments

Reports today suggest that wealthy parents may be given the option to return the €140 monthly payment. Good idea? Bad idea?

# bill - Friday 3 August, 2012

Now THAT'S what we call an Olympic restaurant bill (Pic)
# Check Please
From The Daily Edge
# Check Please

Now THAT'S what we call an Olympic restaurant bill (Pic)

Aug 3rd 2012, 11:26 AM 15,877 Views 25 Comments

That’ll be £5 for the fried rice… oh, and £19,000 for drinks.

# bill - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Column: Why is the government delaying a law to recognise transgender people?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is the government delaying a law to recognise transgender people?

Jul 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 114 Views 59 Comments

Ireland is in clear defiance of a High Court judgment that said the law on transgender people has to change, writes Michael Farrell.

# bill - Thursday 26 July, 2012

'Culture of bonus as an entitlement' behind push for banker bonus legislation, says O'Dea
# Bank Bonuses
# Bank Bonuses

'Culture of bonus as an entitlement' behind push for banker bonus legislation, says O'Dea

Jul 26th 2012, 9:54 AM 2,056 Views 23 Comments

Former FF minister says proposals target higher-ranking bankers and their work performance.

# bill - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

What is the cost of repairing pyrite-damaged homes?
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

What is the cost of repairing pyrite-damaged homes?

Jul 24th 2012, 9:57 AM 5,386 Views 10 Comments

The subject will be discussed today when the government’s pyrite panel takes part in an Oireachtas committee meeting.

# bill - Thursday 19 July, 2012

No opposition to Personal Insolvency Bill during Dáil debate
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

No opposition to Personal Insolvency Bill during Dáil debate

Jul 19th 2012, 11:20 AM 1,639 Views 4 Comments

The bill includes measures to help mortage holders out of debt, with one TD saying it “has the potential to help families sleep easier at night”.

# bill - Monday 16 July, 2012

Pyrite bill to be introduced next week
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

Pyrite bill to be introduced next week

Jul 16th 2012, 10:56 AM 6,610 Views 15 Comments

The new bill would give homeowners more time to bring a case about pyrite in their homes to court.

# bill - Monday 25 June, 2012

Teachers to have their say on Children First Bill
# CHildren First
# CHildren First

Teachers to have their say on Children First Bill

Jun 25th 2012, 7:03 PM 3,622 Views 12 Comments

They will speak to the government’s committee on health and children at its meeting tomorrow.

# bill - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Dáil votes down Bill to repeal Household Charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Dáil votes down Bill to repeal Household Charge

Jun 20th 2012, 10:15 PM 6,296 Views 42 Comments

Sinn Féin introduced the Bill yesterday and wanted to see the charge ‘consigned to the rubbish bin’. It was voted down this evening.

# bill - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

'Unconstitutional' search warrant process addressed but retrials, quashed convictions still possible
# Search Warrants
# Search Warrants

'Unconstitutional' search warrant process addressed but retrials, quashed convictions still possible

Jun 19th 2012, 9:14 PM 5,572 Views 5 Comments

The new legislation comes after a successful appeal by a man allegedly involved in an international terrorist plot.

Bill to repeal household charge to be debated in the Dáil tonight
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Bill to repeal household charge to be debated in the Dáil tonight

Jun 19th 2012, 1:31 PM 3,272 Views 51 Comments

The bill is being proposed by Sinn Féin but will almost certainly be defeated by the government when it goes to a vote tomorrow.