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#Floodgates

# floodgates - Monday 16 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge These two guys just kept on drinking even though the pub's beer garden was flooded Heroes

# floodgates - Monday 1 July, 2013

Kenny: Bill will not 'open floodgates to abortion on demand'

Kenny refuted allegations that the bill meant Fine Gael was ‘breaking a pre-election promise by legalising abortion’, saying this was not the case.

# floodgates - Monday 27 May, 2013

Column: Let's stop using the 'floodgates' argument when debating social change

Divorce, contraception and abortion – all debates that have been been subject to the ‘slippery slope’ argument. But that’s precisely what clear legislation rules out, writes Nathan Wheeler.

# floodgates - Monday 15 April, 2013

Second minister appears to reject calls for 'sunset clause' in abortion law

Alan Shatter suggests it would be more appropriate not to have a legal expiry date written into forthcoming laws on abortion.

# floodgates - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Fine Gael TDs suggest 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation

A number of TDs have put forward a sunset clause, which would mean abortion legislation would be reviewed after a number of years.

# floodgates - Friday 16 December, 2011

Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain

The report also promises there will not be a repeat of the situation in south Dublin where keys to close floodgates were missing.

# floodgates - Saturday 10 December, 2011

From The42 Watch: Thierry Henry breaks down in tears as his statue is unveiled at Arsenal Floodgates This post contains videos

Watch: Thierry Henry breaks down in tears as his statue is unveiled at Arsenal

It was an emotional return to the club he graced for eight years, under the watchful eye of the man who bought him from Juventus.

# floodgates - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD

Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.

# floodgates - Thursday 6 October, 2011

From The42 American star Merritt wins appeal against Olympic ban, others may follow Floodgates

American star Merritt wins appeal against Olympic ban, others may follow

LaShawn Merritt, who had been banned from competing at next year’s Olympic Games due to a doping offence, has appealed successfully to get the ruling overturned.