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# holly-cairns - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Survivors and politicians express anger over Mother and Baby Home event
# Oxford University
# Oxford University

Survivors and politicians express anger over Mother and Baby Home event

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 3:30 PM 24,991 Views 12 Comments

Members of the Oireachtas Children’s Committee have criticised the fact that Professor Mary Daly will appear “behind closed doors”.

# holly-cairns - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

DNA testing for Mother and Baby Home sites could include 'aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews'
# Identification Of Remains
# Identification Of Remains

DNA testing for Mother and Baby Home sites could include 'aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews'

May 18th 2021, 5:40 PM 8,372 Views 10 Comments

The minister has discussed plans for “very significant DNA-based identification process”.

# holly-cairns - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'

May 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 76,094 Views 0 Comments
  • Virtual abuse is now widely seen as part of the job of being an elected official, Órla Ryan and Christina Finn write
  • A number of politicians speak out about the vile insults directed at them - and their children
  • Irish politics needs more women and minorities to run for office, Hazel Chu says

# holly-cairns - Friday 2 April, 2021

Healthcare workers being vaccinated 'will be taken into consideration' in reviewing maternity hospital restrictions
# Maternity Hospitals
# Maternity Hospitals

Healthcare workers being vaccinated 'will be taken into consideration' in reviewing maternity hospital restrictions

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:37 PM 27,319 Views 12 Comments

The easing of maternity hospital restrictions was not included in the government’s roadmap for reopening the country.

# holly-cairns - Monday 8 March, 2021

West Cork domestic violence charity purchases first safe house after private donation of €400,000
# West Cork
# West Cork

West Cork domestic violence charity purchases first safe house after private donation of €400,000

Mar 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 16,381 Views 5 Comments

The West Cork Women Against Violence Project has seen a 35% increase in calls since last March.

# holly-cairns - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

TDs ask how testimony 'miraculously appeared down back of sofa', as time runs out to extend Commission
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

TDs ask how testimony 'miraculously appeared down back of sofa', as time runs out to extend Commission

Updated Feb 24th 2021, 4:37 PM 33,365 Views 32 Comments

A Social Democrats’ motion to extend the commission’s term by one year had broad support but is non-binding and is not being acted on by government.

# holly-cairns - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Varadkar says he was 'quite surprised' that mother and baby home testimony was destroyed
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

Varadkar says he was 'quite surprised' that mother and baby home testimony was destroyed

Updated Feb 4th 2021, 1:35 PM 22,328 Views 24 Comments

There have been calls for the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes to not be dissolved at the end of the month.

# holly-cairns - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Holly Cairns TD invites greyhound industry board member who called her 'an ignorant little girl' to a live debate
# Greyhound Debate
# Greyhound Debate

Holly Cairns TD invites greyhound industry board member who called her 'an ignorant little girl' to a live debate

Updated Dec 1st 2020, 7:05 PM 111,202 Views 73 Comments

The tweet was sent by a board member of Greyhound Racing Ireland and liked by a Fine Gael TD.

# holly-cairns - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 84,208 Views 0 Comments

An online messaging platform, Discord, deleted a server and banned users.

# holly-cairns - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Taoiseach commits to examining hospital rules keeping partners of pregnant women out of maternity wards
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Taoiseach commits to examining hospital rules keeping partners of pregnant women out of maternity wards

Sep 16th 2020, 2:21 PM 29,123 Views 43 Comments

Partners cannot attend scans and can only join pregnant women for the late stages of labour.

# holly-cairns - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

'Maternity leave is a human right': TD calls for parental leave for TDs
# New Parents
# New Parents

'Maternity leave is a human right': TD calls for parental leave for TDs

Jul 29th 2020, 7:26 PM 33,559 Views 57 Comments

Social Democrats TD Holly Cairns says it is ‘incredible’ that it does not already exist.

# holly-cairns - Monday 10 February, 2020

Couple who ran in the same constituency for different parties both get elected in dramatic final count
# Dail Is Fair In Love And War
# Dail Is Fair In Love And War

Couple who ran in the same constituency for different parties both get elected in dramatic final count

Feb 10th 2020, 4:07 AM 206,178 Views 27 Comments

The two beat off competition from a Fine Gael candidate in what is traditionally a stronghold for FG.