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#Fidelma Healy-Eames

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Senators fail to delay referendum as Norris slams ‘its most disgraceful night’
# Seanad Abolition
# Seanad Abolition

Senators fail to delay referendum as Norris slams ‘its most disgraceful night’

Jul 17th 2013, 10:05 PM 14,229 Views 94 Comments

The Seanad adjourned debate on abolishing itself without a vote tonight.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation
# Abortion Vote
# Abortion Vote

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation

Jul 16th 2013, 5:27 PM 10,774 Views 54 Comments

There was opposition from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and independent senators as the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed second stage in the upper house today.

'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill

Jul 16th 2013, 1:52 PM 9,127 Views 87 Comments

Fidelma Healy-Eames has confirmed her opposition to the legislation in the Seanad this morning but one Fianna Fáil senator is supporting the bill.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 15 July, 2013

Healy Eames using rarely-used mechanism to make Seanad vote on opposing abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Healy Eames using rarely-used mechanism to make Seanad vote on opposing abortion bill

Jul 15th 2013, 8:08 AM 14,469 Views 123 Comments

Six days have been set aside for the passage of the Bill though the Seanad.

The Seanad will spend most of this week debating the abortion legislation
# Abortion
# Abortion

The Seanad will spend most of this week debating the abortion legislation

Jul 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,203 Views 25 Comments

… and some of next week too.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 24 June, 2013

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote

Jun 24th 2013, 2:33 PM 5,903 Views 122 Comments

A number of TDs and Senators have organised a cross-party meeting for colleagues tomorrow evening, billing it as “one of the last occasions to discuss one of the most important decisions of your political life with like-minded colleagues”.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Fine Gael TD says he won’t support abortion bill, and neither will nine others
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fine Gael TD says he won’t support abortion bill, and neither will nine others

Jun 19th 2013, 9:10 PM 10,959 Views 225 Comments

Brian Walsh is now the third member of the Fine Gael parliamentary party who has decided to vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Laws will make abortion ‘pervasive’ in Ireland: Warning from pro-life TDs
# Abortion
# Abortion

Laws will make abortion ‘pervasive’ in Ireland: Warning from pro-life TDs

Apr 27th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,687 Views 362 Comments

A cross-party group from both sides of the border says real-life examples illustrate the ‘floodgates’ effect.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 11 March, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Senator's 'frape' gaffe signals that panic - not reason - rules social media debate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Senator's 'frape' gaffe signals that panic - not reason - rules social media debate

Mar 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 211 Views 75 Comments

Fidelma Healy-Eames and Eamonn Coghlan were “given an important task that deserved research and clarity of delivery – instead we got ludicrous schemes and half-remembered gossip”.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Rabbitte: 'Bullying didn't come in with the advent of the internet'
# Social Media
# Social Media

Rabbitte: 'Bullying didn't come in with the advent of the internet'

Mar 6th 2013, 1:44 PM 8,243 Views 76 Comments

The Minister for Communications was speaking about social media before the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications earlier today.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Friday 15 February, 2013

239 politicians disclose total of €3,800 donations in 2012
# Donations
# Donations

239 politicians disclose total of €3,800 donations in 2012

Feb 15th 2013, 5:17 PM 6,258 Views 14 Comments

TDs, Senators and MEPs are only legally required to disclose donations if a single donor gives more than €634.87.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 4 February, 2013

Press Ombudsman upholds Healy Eames complaint about Kenya trip
# Press Ombudsman
# Press Ombudsman

Press Ombudsman upholds Healy Eames complaint about Kenya trip

Feb 4th 2013, 6:11 PM 12,364 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Daily Mail was found to have breached the Press Council code of ethics three times last August.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Fidelma Healy Eames fined €1,850 for driving without tax
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

Fidelma Healy Eames fined €1,850 for driving without tax

Dec 19th 2012, 2:20 PM 13,901 Views 84 Comments

The Fine Gael Senator was not in Galway District Court this morning as she is debating the Social Welfare Bill in The Seanad.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Fine Gael politicians urge Burton to roll back on respite grant cut
# Carers
# Carers

Fine Gael politicians urge Burton to roll back on respite grant cut

Dec 8th 2012, 5:48 PM 7,761 Views 80 Comments

A Fine Gael TD and a Senator have both asked the Minister to reconsider the decision to cut the grant by over €300.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Friday 3 August, 2012

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames apologises for dodging car tax
# Car Tax
# Car Tax

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames apologises for dodging car tax

Aug 3rd 2012, 2:29 PM 10,167 Views 115 Comments

It hasn’t been a great summer for the Galway Senator.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Healy Eames drops appeal against €100 train ticket fine
# Trains
# Trains

Healy Eames drops appeal against €100 train ticket fine

Jul 25th 2012, 7:15 AM 8,156 Views 33 Comments

Fidelma Healy Eames has dropped her train fine appeal and has paid the €100 in full.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Irish Rail says Healy-Eames ticket dispute 'resolved satisfactorily'
# Ticket Dispute
# Ticket Dispute

Irish Rail says Healy-Eames ticket dispute 'resolved satisfactorily'

Jul 24th 2012, 9:06 PM 7,716 Views 35 Comments

The chairman and chief executive of Iarnród Éireann went to Leinster House to meet with the Fine Gael senator today.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Friday 13 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Jul 13th 2012, 8:02 PM 10,612 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Senator denies dodging ticket fare
# Fined
# Fined

Senator denies dodging ticket fare

Jul 13th 2012, 6:53 PM 15,901 Views 119 Comments

Senator Healy Eames said she thought she could buy a ticket on board and was shocked to receive a €100 fine from the ticket inspector.

Senator calls for introduction of technology visa
# Visas
# Visas

Senator calls for introduction of technology visa

Jul 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,084 Views 33 Comments

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has said technology companies in Ireland are struggling to fill vacancies due to a lack of IT talent.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics

Apr 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,599 Views 4 Comments

Our weekly wrap-up of the numbers that defined the week, like: how much did our 12 MEPs take in donations last year?

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests
# In The Know
# In The Know

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests

Apr 7th 2012, 3:32 PM 5,697 Views 11 Comments

The new registers of members’ interests have been published. Here’s some random things we learned from reading them.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Unemployed primary teachers can do probation through JobBridge
# JobBridge
# JobBridge

Unemployed primary teachers can do probation through JobBridge

Oct 5th 2011, 10:59 AM 2,924 Views 13 Comments

Government decides to extend internship scheme to primary teaching grads who have to find 100 days of experience to register with Teachers’ Council.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West
# GE11
# GE11

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:14 AM 1,057 Views 0 Comments

The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.