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# hearings - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From The42 Cane and Fekitoa cited for dangerous tackles in All Blacks' win over Ireland Hearings

Cane and Fekitoa cited for dangerous tackles in All Blacks' win over Ireland

Both players could face suspensions for their actions in the Aviva Stadium.

# hearings - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Dublin City and County Courts set for first overhaul in decades

With no change, the Court Services said they will have to cut back services.

# hearings - Monday 20 January, 2014

From The42 Marmion and White cited for incidents during Connacht's defeat to Saracens Hearings

Marmion and White cited for incidents during Connacht's defeat to Saracens

Meanwhile, Edinburgh’s Cornell du Preez will also appear before a judicial officer after his yellow card against Munster.

# hearings - Monday 16 September, 2013

Historic child sex abuse inquiry opens in Australia

An inquiry into church and institutional child abuse began public hearings today with warnings that widespread and “shocking” allegations will be heard.

# hearings - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Creighton ‘lost for words’ over abortion bill

Deputy Lucinda Creighton appealed to Minister James Reilly to listen to the evidence put forward by medical experts.

# hearings - Friday 24 May, 2013

TDs to support abortion amendment to provide for medical terminations

During a meeting at Leinster House this afternoon, two TDs revealed they had children who were “incompatible with life”.

# hearings - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Women who had medical terminations to share experiences with TDs

TFMR will gather at Leinster House this afternoon.

# hearings - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Timetable for abortion legislation is 'tight'

Minister James Reilly is determined to publish legislation before the end of July.

6 interesting moments from the final day of the Oireachtas abortion hearings

The final day of the three-day hearing saw legal experts teasing out some of the most intricate detail in the draft legislation.

# hearings - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Column: Changing the law on abortion is dangerous and unjust

There is no evidence to show that abortion treats suicide ideation – this means that any legislation based on the grounds of suicidal ideation is irredeemably damaged, writes Cora Sherlock.

As it happened: Final day of the Oireachtas hearings on planned abortion laws team brought you live updates from day three of the hearings, including testimony from legal experts.

# hearings - Monday 20 May, 2013

Psychiatrists to address Oireachtas abortion hearing today

The hearings on the wording of the heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013 will continue until tomorrow.

# hearings - Friday 17 May, 2013

As they happened: Oireachtas hearings on planned abortion laws team brought you live updates from today’s proceedings, which included testimonies from medical experts.

# hearings - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted

Until now, family court proceedings have been heard ‘in camera’ but new legislation will bring more transparency – and more confidence – to the system, writes solicitor Emma Heron.

# hearings - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Council workers suspended over pothole to return to work today

A Cork Councillor has said he intends to press for the issue of health and safety legislation to be examined.

# hearings - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before Oireachtas committee

They will speak to the committee about social media, cyber-bullying and harassment.

# hearings - Friday 22 February, 2013

Oireachtas committee wants to hear your issues with social media

Transport and Communications joint committee has launched a public consultation process to explore the use – and abuse – of social media. (And you can participate through social media).

# hearings - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Former 'Belle de Jour' concerned about Irish sex workers legislation

Brooke Magnanti told that sex workers themselves need to get to speak to the government on the issue – not just groups representing them.

# hearings - Friday 11 January, 2013

Buttimer: Oireachtas hearings on abortion were 'not window dressing'

Buttimer said that the subject was dealt with sensitively, and that the hearings showed the Oireachtas “at its best”.

# hearings - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Lawmakers urged to look to 'middle ground' on abortion issue

A retired judge pleaded with politicians to look at the more subtle side of society.

Third Delhi gang-rape suspect to plead not guilty: lawyer

The suspect will plead not guilty to all charges, his lawyer said, claiming the two other suspects would also plead not guilty.

# hearings - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Abortion hearings: Cases referred abroad because of 'legal uncertainty'

The Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists said it is very important for doctors to have legal clarity when a termination or very premature delivery of a baby is required.

AS IT HAPPENED: Oireachtas hearings on planned abortion law Abortion This post contains videos

AS IT HAPPENED: Oireachtas hearings on planned abortion law

Today’s hearings include medical advice from psychiatrists, obstetricians and the masters of maternity hospitals.

Medical Council 'unaware of any deaths' as result of current abortion laws

The IMC’s president Kieran Murphy says the body, which regulates the medical profession, does not know of any deaths.

Explainer: why the Oireachtas is holding three days of hearings on abortion

Ireland’s politicians are gearing up for three days of hearings on the abortion issue this week.

# hearings - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Dáil committee to discuss Irish prostitution legislation

The Justice committee is to meet with a number of groups tomorrow to hear their opinions on prostitution and law in Ireland.