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# ivana-bacik - Friday 27 April, 2012

7 barristers paid over €200,000 each for work for Chief State Solicitor

The barristers carried out work for the Office of the Chief State Solicitor, who represents the State in various courts.

# ivana-bacik - Saturday 7 April, 2012

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests

The new registers of members’ interests have been published. Here’s some random things we learned from reading them.

# ivana-bacik - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Seanad "should reflect in silence before daily prayer"

A proposal on introducing 30 seconds of silence before the daily prayer was reached by compromise between Senators Ivana Bacik and Ronan Mullen.

# ivana-bacik - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Column: We must introduce paternity leave – for the sake of women, too

Paternity leave isn’t just an issue for fathers, writes Senator Ivana Bacik – it would help women finally achieve equality in the workplace.

# ivana-bacik - Friday 15 July, 2011

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Nine things to know this morning…

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it

Senator Ivana Bacik and her student union colleagues were threatened with jail in 1989 for giving out information on abortion. She argues that public opinion has turned and that the Government must confront reality.

# ivana-bacik - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates

Independent TDs, senators, MEPs and councillors will attend a meeting to see if non-party candidates can win Seanad seats.

# ivana-bacik - Monday 28 February, 2011

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil

We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.

# ivana-bacik - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Hanafin out as Boyd-Barrett takes final seat in Dun Laoghaire

Fianna Fail deputy leader was in final-seat battle with People Before Profit candidate as FG’s Mary Mitchell-O’Connor elected.

LABOUR CANDIDATE IVANA Bacik has been excluded and Fine Gael’s Sean Barrett has been elected in Dún Laoghaire on the ninth and eighth counts respectively.

# ivana-bacik - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Full recount in Dún Laoghaire tomorrow morning at Labour's request

Labour’s Ivana Bacik and People Before Profit’s Richard Boyd-Barrett are neck and neck in Dún Laoghaire.

Hanafin could lose Dún Laoghaire seat

Eamon Gilmore has been elected but Tourism Minister Mary Hanafin could be in trouble.

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

# ivana-bacik - Friday 10 December, 2010

SENATOR IVANA BACIK will be Labour leader Eamon Gilmore’s running mate in the next general election. She was selected as a candidate in the Dun Laoghaire constituency last night at a party convention. The barrister and law lecturer ran on the ticket on then-party President Proinsias De Rossa in the 2004 election but she was not elected. She did not stand in the 2007 general election. She was elected a Senator for the University of Dublin constituency as an independent candidate. She stood for Labour in the Dublin Central by-election in June of last year but failed to get elected.

# ivana-bacik - Friday 26 November, 2010

AS COUNTING CONTINUES in Donegal South West, there are other electoral developments around the country. Fine Gael’s Ulick Burke has followed the lead of his constituency colleague Paul Connaughton by saying he won’t contest the next general election, while NUI senator Joe O’Toole says he too will bow out next time round. Ivana Bacik, meanwhile, is rumoured to be ran by Labour as a running mate to Eamon Gilmore in the hotly-contested Dún Laoghaire Dáil constituency.