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# convention - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Democrats work towards holding virtual convention for Joe Biden’s nomination

The convention is due to take place in August.

# convention - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

From The42 A loss of over €250k and massive income drop as Galway GAA financial crisis deepens Seeing Red

A loss of over €250k and massive income drop as Galway GAA financial crisis deepens

There was a big drop in Galway’s fundraising income following the revelations at last year’s convention.

# convention - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Leo wants to have a convention on the status of women in Ireland

The commission will submit a report on ways to tackle gender inequality in Ireland.

# convention - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

FactFind: Why on earth hasn't Ireland ratified the UN's Convention on Disabilities?

It’s 10 years since Ireland signed the Convention. A decade on, the Republic stands as the only EU country which is yet to ratify it.

# convention - Friday 21 April, 2017

Photos: Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens

Over 3,000 people from over 120 countries attended the citizenship ceremonies.

# convention - Monday 18 July, 2016

Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital

The bar for the celebrity star power that will be on show in Cleveland is a little lower than expected.

He's nearly there: Trump to be named Republican presidential nominee as party convention kicks off

The convention will get underway today in Cleveland, Ohio.

# convention - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

More than 50,000 gun-toting Republicans wanted weapons at the big Trump-Cruz face off

The Secret Service have stepped in to stop it happening.

# convention - Saturday 27 February, 2016

# convention - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

From The42 There were some big changes at last night's Antrim county board convention New Dawn

There were some big changes at last night's Antrim county board convention

There was dramatic success for new group ‘Saffron Vision’.

# convention - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Jack Chambers has defeated David McGuinness in Dublin West selection

A close battle was predicted between the pair.

# convention - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Fianna Fáil selects candidate to run for Dáil seat in Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Councillor Ivan Connaughton is to run for the Dail seat vacated by Luke Ming Flanagan.

# convention - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are...

The two men were selected by more than 600 party members and will run in the Midlands-North West region.

# convention - Saturday 8 March, 2014

The Green Party are meeting today and they're going big on political reform

One proposal would see TDs serve a maximum of two consecutive terms in the Dáil.

# convention - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Blasphemy! Convention to consider taking religious offence rule out of Constitution

The Constitutional Convention will spend the next two days debating whether or not the blasphemy provision should get the boot.

# convention - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Constitutional Convention won't discuss Seanad abolition

The members of the convention voted by 57 to 41 per cent not to write to the Taoiseach seeking an opportunity to discuss the abolition of the chamber.

# convention - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Do you want to change the way we elect TDs?

The Constitutional Convention is seeking submissions on possible reforms to the way Irish politicians are elected to Dáil Éireann.

# convention - Sunday 28 April, 2013

No complaints to Convention over concerns about gay marriage hearings

Despite concerns raised by Senator Rónán Mullen and others, there were no formal complaints made to the Constitutional Convention about its recent hearings on same-sex marriage.

# convention - Saturday 27 April, 2013

In full: Micheál Martin's speech to the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

The full text of the Fianna Fáil leader’s speech to his annual party conference – including his support for public sector workers (but without any mention of abortion).

# convention - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Live: Convention holds ballot on voting age and presidential term

The gathering of 100 delegates has been considering whether to lower the voting age to 17 and reduce the presidential term of office to five years.

# convention - Saturday 26 January, 2013

LIVE: Constitutional Convention discusses voting age and presidential term Ccven This post contains videos

LIVE: Constitutional Convention discusses voting age and presidential term

Watch today’s livesteam of events as delegates discuss lowering the voting age and shortening the presidential term.

# convention - Friday 14 December, 2012

Fermanagh GAA County Convention pledges support for Sean Quinn

The convention passed a resolution in support to the jailed Sean Quinn and his family on Monday, and expressed its best wishes to them.

# convention - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Lobby groups warned over intensive lobbying of constitutional convention

Convention chairman Tom Arnold says citizen members are entitled not to be bombarded with unwanted contact.

# convention - Saturday 1 December, 2012

LIVE: The Constitutional Convention holds its first meeting

The 100-member body, two-thirds of which is drawn from the general public, is meeting in Dublin Castle this afternoon.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s the nine things you need to know as you kick off your weekend.

# convention - Friday 21 September, 2012

Constitutional Convention aims to begin discussions next month

132 members of the public have been identified to participate – 66 of whom will be direct substitutes for the others.

# convention - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Ryan launches "scathing attack" on Obama's economic record USA

Ryan launches "scathing attack" on Obama's economic record

Last night at the Republican Convention Ryan held up Mitt Romney as “the man for the job” of next US President.

# convention - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

'Positivity is here in this room, people getting up and starting again'

Attending today’s Springboard Roadshow in Dublin,’s Christina Finn asks job seekers why returning to education is their only option.

# convention - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day... Star Wars This post contains videos

VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day...

Over 300 hours of recording time results in one man’s ode to Star Wars.

# convention - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Interest groups have welcomed the latest reports that draft proposals on the makeup of the convention are imminent – as long as there is sufficient consultation.

# convention - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Avril Doyle rules herself out of Presidential race

Former MEP says she is a “realist” and late to the race and “unlikely” to secure the Fine Gael nomination for Aras run.