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#Frances Black

# frances-black - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill

There were reports that warnings on alcohol products linking excessive consumption to fatal cancers were to be removed.

# frances-black - Monday 24 September, 2018

Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'

Senator Frances Black was reacting to the news that cancer warning labels are expected to be dropped from the Alcohol Bill.

# frances-black - Friday 27 July, 2018

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill

A division has emerged around the Cabinet table between Fine Gael members and independent ministers.

# frances-black - Friday 20 July, 2018

'A major problem': Independent Alliance to decide on free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill in the autumn

The proposed legislation passed in the Seanad last week after opposition parties joined forces.

# frances-black - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

# frances-black - Friday 6 July, 2018

'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president

Sinn Féin is due to hold meetings with a number of independents about the presidential election.

# frances-black - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.

# frances-black - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'

The Embassy of Israel said the boycott will not facilitate Ireland’s role or influence in the Middle East.

# frances-black - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Varadkar: 'The Israeli government has a tendency to disengage with countries that recognise the state of Palestine'

The Taoiseach said Ireland plans to intensify and increase aid work in the Palestinian territories.

# frances-black - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Irish ambassador to Israel summoned by Netanyahu over Seanad bill

The bill seeks to prohibit trade in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

# frances-black - Friday 25 November, 2016

'Have they no conscience?' Frances Black lets rip at pubs selling pints for €1

Pubs have been launching Black Friday Specials, selling pints and shots for “.99c”.

# frances-black - Saturday 9 July, 2016

RTÉ's political coverage went all 3am-at-an-Irish-wedding this afternoon How Bizarre This post contains videos

RTÉ's political coverage went all 3am-at-an-Irish-wedding this afternoon

Saturday with Claire Byrne signed off for the season with a massive Oireachtas sing-song. Some were a little better than others…

# frances-black - Thursday 7 July, 2016

"You feel invisible" - the Irish children suffering from their parents' abuse of alcohol

A new Oireachtas grouping is targeting the harm done to children by their parents’ alcohol abuse.

# frances-black - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'I was shocked when I was told I had an alcohol problem. I thought I was normal'

Singer and senator Frances Black talks about why she chose to get into politics and what she hopes to achieve.

# frances-black - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Senator: Sex addiction is causing devastation in some Irish families

Senator Frances Black said the devastation it causes to families is just as palpable as if their family member were addicted to drugs, alcohol or gambling,

# frances-black - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland

Alcohol’s harm to others will be discussed at Alcohol Awareness Week at the end of the month.

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