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# catherine-mcguinness - Friday 31 January, 2014

Labour senator slams Rabbitte's 'arrogant disdain and contempt' over pylon review

John Whelan’s comments come ahead of Pat Rabbitte’s meeting with the chair of the independent commission examining the controversial pylons project.

# catherine-mcguinness - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

"Unacceptable" not to include North East in power lines study

Minister Pat Rabbitte said that there are factors unique to the north and south of the country that would prevent this.

# catherine-mcguinness - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill?

The Council of State is a little-used and largely unknown body but it takes centre stage as it discusses the abortion bill next week. TheJournal.ie explains what it’s all about…

# catherine-mcguinness - Saturday 12 January, 2013

13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week

Three days of hearings on abortion were held by the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children this week ahead of expected and long-awaited legislation for the X Case.

# catherine-mcguinness - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

As it happened: Legal experts address Oireachtas on proposed new abortion laws Live This post contains videos

As it happened: Legal experts address Oireachtas on proposed new abortion laws

Academics from NUIG, TCD and UL, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, the Law Library and a former Supreme Court judge will offer their thoughts to politicians today.

Legal experts to address second day of Oireachtas abortion hearings

The Bar Council has withdrawn from today’s hearings, saying it would be too hard to reflect its variety of views.