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# ciara-conway - Thursday 14 January, 2016

# ciara-conway - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down

The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

Some Labour TDs could miss today's abortion vote, no whip on Fianna Fáil deputies

Meanwhile, Anne Ferris said she is willing to face the consequences of being expelled from the Labour Party.

# ciara-conway - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# ciara-conway - Friday 28 November, 2014

Calls for new law to 'call child pornography what it is' - child abuse

“It’s time to get tough with these people.”

# ciara-conway - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly Ice Bucket Challenge This post contains videos

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly

The Tipperary South deputy is the latest TD to get involved in the wildly popular initiative.

# ciara-conway - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

These Labour TDs and Senators think we should have another abortion referendum

There are growing calls for repeal of the 8th Amendment.

# ciara-conway - Friday 4 July, 2014

Alan Kelly is Labour's new deputy leader and expects to become a Cabinet minister

The junior transport minister has been elected as Joan Burton’s deputy.

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader Labour's Choice This post contains videos

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader

The party’s current deputy leader is expected to see off the challenge of Alex White.

# ciara-conway - Friday 27 June, 2014

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings

There’s anger among the ‘survivors of the bloodbath’, the threat of Sinn Féin needs to be taken seriously, and Joan Burton has twice as many things to be proud of as Alex White…

# ciara-conway - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Alan Kelly expects to be promoted if he becomes Labour's deputy leader next week

The junior transport minister has said it is “the norm” that party deputy leaders are promoted to Cabinet.

# ciara-conway - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting Labour's Choice This post contains videos

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting

The first of five hustings took place in north Dublin last night as the Labour Party decides on its new leader and deputy leader.

# ciara-conway - Thursday 5 June, 2014

One TD wants to be Labour's deputy leader, but not a minister. What about the others?

Ciara Conway says she does not want to be compromised by the “vested interest” of a ministerial position. But do her rivals share that view?

# ciara-conway - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Any more hats for the ring? Labour leadership nominations close at midday

There had been speculation that Kerry North TD Arthur Spring was to announce his candidacy but he has reportedly backed Joan Burton.

# ciara-conway - Monday 2 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Labour Party leadership, marathons and job worries in Waterford.

Another Labour TD wants to be the party's deputy leader - but doesn't want to be a minister

Ciara Conway has declared her candidacy for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party.

# ciara-conway - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Arthur Spring "considering" bid for Labour top job, Kelly making statement today

Brendan Howlin ruled himself out last night, while the party’s still awaiting an announcement from junior minister Alex White.

# ciara-conway - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Phil Prendergast: As a mother, I felt physically sick over Roma children mistakes

“Of course this is unlikely to happen to an Irish family – we are not subjected to the odious stereotypes that the Roma community are forced to endure,” writes the MEP for Ireland South.

# ciara-conway - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Minister suggests 'Florence Nightingale campaign' to tackle hand hygiene in hospitals

Kathleen Lynch said it was “incredible” that hospital staff had to be told to wash their hands.

# ciara-conway - Friday 31 May, 2013

Oireachtas Health Committee to meet HSE on creche issues

They will join childcare organisations in speaking about the findings of the RTÉ undercover footage of three creches in Ireland.

# ciara-conway - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary

Frances Fitzgerald says both the Gardaí and the HSE are investigating the footage broadcast on Prime Time last night.

# ciara-conway - Monday 6 May, 2013

FG and Labour at odds over possibility of amending abortion bill

Fine Gael’s chairman says backbenchers will have the chance to amend the bill – but only, a Labour TD says, to improve medical practice.

# ciara-conway - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Column: Legislators colluded against women but abortion law provides clarity

Irish women have been denied their constitutional right to adequate maternal healthcare but the new draft law changes that, argues Labour TD Ciara Conway.

# ciara-conway - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Call for industry to tackle dangers of detergent to children

Labour TD Ciara Conway said she is examining what can be done to ensure children are not at risk of danger from these pods.

# ciara-conway - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Unhappy Labour backbenchers to stand by Reilly, call FF motion a 'deflection'

The Fianna Fáil/Sinn Féin-tabled motion of confidence is “politics at its most unattractive”, according to Waterford TD Ciara Conway.

# ciara-conway - Saturday 3 March, 2012

GPs urged to display price lists

The Irish Medical Organisation recommended last year that all its members should introduce price lists – but not all GPs are yet doing it.