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#Gino Kenny

# gino-kenny - Saturday 10 October, 2020

From a social 'evil' to Supreme Court scrutiny: the long journey to Ireland's landmark assisted dying vote
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

From a social 'evil' to Supreme Court scrutiny: the long journey to Ireland's landmark assisted dying vote

Oct 10th 2020, 9:30 AM 19,237 Views 69 Comments

The Dáil voted to send the Dying with Dignity Bill to committee stage earlier this week.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'I think Ireland is ready for this': Campaigners welcome result of Dáil vote on assisted dying legislation
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'I think Ireland is ready for this': Campaigners welcome result of Dáil vote on assisted dying legislation

Oct 8th 2020, 6:01 PM 39,875 Views 63 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill passed to committee stage last night.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote

Oct 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 19,952 Views 40 Comments

TDs will vote today on whether to approve a bill that would legalise assisted dying.

# gino-kenny - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'Willingness on all sides' sees assisted dying become political reality ahead of Dáil vote
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'Willingness on all sides' sees assisted dying become political reality ahead of Dáil vote

Oct 4th 2020, 6:15 AM 16,586 Views 35 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill will be subject to a Dáil vote on Wednesday.

# gino-kenny - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil

Sep 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,824 Views 54 Comments

New legislation could soon see assisted dying legalised in Ireland.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'
# Dying With Dignity Bill
# Dying With Dignity Bill

Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'

Sep 24th 2020, 1:43 PM 25,147 Views 48 Comments

The bill is set to be debated next Thursday.

# gino-kenny - Monday 14 September, 2020

'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill

Sep 14th 2020, 3:34 PM 32,762 Views 40 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill will be introduced in the Dáil tomorrow.

# gino-kenny - Monday 10 February, 2020

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat

Feb 10th 2020, 1:48 PM 30,028 Views 34 Comments

Kenny said he thought he was “political toast” 24 hours ago.

# gino-kenny - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'You have to learn on your feet very quickly': First time TDs on adjusting to life in Leinster House
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

'You have to learn on your feet very quickly': First time TDs on adjusting to life in Leinster House

Feb 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 11,482 Views 21 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke with three candidates who have just completed their first term as TDs in Leinster House.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Inclusion of chronic pain conditions on cannabis access scheme will be 'kept under review'
# Medicinal Cannabis
# Medicinal Cannabis

Inclusion of chronic pain conditions on cannabis access scheme will be 'kept under review'

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 11,646 Views 18 Comments

Only patients with specific medical conditions can access medicinal cannabis under the new programme.

# gino-kenny - Monday 27 May, 2019

FactCheck: Does cannabis legalisation cause 'exponential' increases in the use of the drug?
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

FactCheck: Does cannabis legalisation cause 'exponential' increases in the use of the drug?

May 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,108 Views 52 Comments

The claim was made earlier this week by GP Dr Ray Walley in debate on cannabis legalisation.

# gino-kenny - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use
# Harmful
# Harmful

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

May 20th 2019, 8:40 AM 23,202 Views 151 Comments

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

# gino-kenny - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier
# Cannabis In Ireland
# Cannabis In Ireland

'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier

Apr 2nd 2019, 6:10 AM 14,547 Views 12 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris will bring proposals about the cannabis access programme to Cabinet next month.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

Mar 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 51,663 Views 56 Comments

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)
# Showdown
# Showdown

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)

Nov 28th 2018, 4:19 PM 84,832 Views 110 Comments

Leo Varadkar broke Dáil rules today by holding up a poster in the chamber.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'
# Delays
# Delays

'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'

Updated Nov 7th 2018, 2:51 PM 28,576 Views 59 Comments

Officials travelled to Denmark to help sort out Ireland’s problem in sourcing medicinal cannabis last week.

# gino-kenny - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier
# Medicinal Cannabis
# Medicinal Cannabis

Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 17,658 Views 41 Comments

Department of Health officials are working to get medical cannabis products from other EU Member States and further afield.

# gino-kenny - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Patients with 'invisible' chronic pain and fatigue illnesses still fighting for recognition
# Health
# Health

Patients with 'invisible' chronic pain and fatigue illnesses still fighting for recognition

Jan 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 25,934 Views 40 Comments

Campaigners told TDs this week that they need a review of these conditions in Ireland so they are recognised and so that patients can access proper treatment and supports.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition
# The Next Stage
# The Next Stage

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition

Nov 9th 2017, 6:36 PM 25,748 Views 81 Comments

Campaigner Vera Twomey had earlier collapsed outside the gates of Leinster House.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis shouldn't be passed - health committee
# Public Safety
# Public Safety

Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis shouldn't be passed - health committee

Jul 12th 2017, 1:32 PM 21,173 Views 114 Comments

Health committee member Kate O’Connell said that an opportunity was lost to make cannabis a medical product.

# gino-kenny - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Ireland moves one step closer to allowing doctors prescribe medicinal cannabis
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Ireland moves one step closer to allowing doctors prescribe medicinal cannabis

Mar 29th 2017, 6:40 PM 19,838 Views 49 Comments

People with specific conditions will be allowed access cannabis-based drugs under new proposals.

# gino-kenny - Monday 20 March, 2017

Your 6 big questions about medicinal cannabis in Ireland... answered
# ONGOING DEBATE
# ONGOING DEBATE

Your 6 big questions about medicinal cannabis in Ireland... answered

Mar 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 43,933 Views 46 Comments

Vera Twomey can’t access medicinal cannabis for her daughter, but legislation is on the way.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Vera Twomey has made it to Tipperary as she walks 260km from Cork to the Dáil for her daughter
# The Long Walk
# The Long Walk

Vera Twomey has made it to Tipperary as she walks 260km from Cork to the Dáil for her daughter

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:53 AM 28,759 Views 63 Comments

Vera has 187km to go.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'Medicinal cannabis could be made free of charge'
# Recommendation
# Recommendation

'Medicinal cannabis could be made free of charge'

Jan 26th 2017, 3:05 PM 19,837 Views 46 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee has made several recommendations in its report on medicinal cannabis.

# gino-kenny - Saturday 10 December, 2016

When politicians support cannabis-based medicines they're supporting medicine, not cannabis
# Regulation
# Regulation

When politicians support cannabis-based medicines they're supporting medicine, not cannabis

Dec 10th 2016, 7:15 AM 7,910 Views 48 Comments

Moves towards regulating the drug have taken a step forward this week.

# gino-kenny - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'It's time we got on with it': Support for medicinal cannabis bill could mean it's a runner
# Legalise
# Legalise

'It's time we got on with it': Support for medicinal cannabis bill could mean it's a runner

Nov 29th 2016, 8:10 PM 12,394 Views 84 Comments

The bill, which is due to be debated on this Thursday, aims to regulate use of cannabis for medical purposes.

# gino-kenny - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy
# Dravet Syndrome
# Dravet Syndrome

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

Sep 24th 2016, 7:20 AM 25,800 Views 51 Comments

TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.

# gino-kenny - Sunday 24 July, 2016

'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use?
# Marijuana
# Marijuana

'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use?

Jul 24th 2016, 8:30 AM 29,814 Views 156 Comments

This week, Bríd Smith tabled a Bill calling for the use of cannabis to be permitted for sufferers of illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis and cancer.

# gino-kenny - Sunday 5 June, 2016

"It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life
# Finding Their Feet
# Finding Their Feet

"It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life

Jun 5th 2016, 8:30 AM 17,870 Views 16 Comments

There are a huge amount of first-time TDs in the 32nd Dáil. Here’s how they’ve been finding life in their new home.

# gino-kenny - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'I couldn't show my face in my area if I took home a TD's salary'
# Obscene
# Obscene

'I couldn't show my face in my area if I took home a TD's salary'

Mar 13th 2016, 8:15 AM 53,687 Views 191 Comments

Gino Kenny has strong views on TD’s pay and says he’ll only take home the average industrial wage.

# gino-kenny - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Meet the working class TD named Gino who'll get the bus to Leinster House today
# From Neilstown To The Dáil
# From Neilstown To The Dáil

Meet the working class TD named Gino who'll get the bus to Leinster House today

Mar 10th 2016, 6:10 AM 47,044 Views 113 Comments

Gino Kenny is one of the more interesting deputies elected to the 32nd Dáil.

# gino-kenny - Saturday 9 August, 2014

High Court orders Dublin councillor to stop blockading Greyhound trucks
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

High Court orders Dublin councillor to stop blockading Greyhound trucks

Aug 9th 2014, 2:00 PM 21,493 Views 146 Comments

But Cllr Gino Kenny has vowed to break the injunction.

# gino-kenny - Monday 7 February, 2011

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns
# Campaigns
# Campaigns

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns

Feb 7th 2011, 1:38 PM 2,078 Views 0 Comments

This morning, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Labour dusted down the soapboxes as they give green light to first day of electioneering.