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# conscience - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

# conscience - Friday 23 January, 2015

'There's nothing to be afraid of': Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today...

The independent TD proposed a referendum to give politicians freedom of conscience during votes.

# conscience - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

The Ceann Comhairle has called for the whip to be dropped on issues on conscience

Speaking to The Irish Times, the Ceann Comhairle expressed his views specifically in relation to the Eight Amendment.

# conscience - Friday 9 May, 2014

Burglars return computer after stealing from a disabled woman

“We are thieves but we have a conscience. We are really sorry”.

# conscience - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Column: Give the Dáil a conscience – let our representatives speak their minds

The whip system denies elected representatives their rights and belittles our democracy, writes Colm Bergin.

# conscience - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Fianna Fáil to examine if free votes should be given more often Exclusive

Micheál Martin tells that a committee is to examine whether other matters merit a conscience vote.

Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators to have free vote on abortion bill

The party could not reach a unified position on the legislation, so members will be allowed to vote without party instruction.

# conscience - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Guilty burglar repays stolen money after 30 years... with interest Pangs

Guilty burglar repays stolen money after 30 years... with interest

The thief also wrote an emotional letter expressing his remorse over the 1980s robbery.

# conscience - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Column: Toeing the party line on issues of conscience isn’t right

Ireland’s rigid party whip system erodes true democracy – and this is never so evident as on the issue of abortion, writes Larry Donnelly.

# conscience - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man returns cash stolen from US store - 60 years later Atonement

Man returns cash stolen from US store - 60 years later

The store manager says an elderly man left $100 and a note explaining that he wanted to return funds he claims he stole from the shop in the 1940s.