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#Legislate

# legislate - Monday 29 July, 2013

Column: Here's what a politician does during the summer

The Dáil and Seanad may not be voting but that doesn’t mean TDs and Senators are on holidays. In fact, the summer months are when a lot of important work gets done, writes Anne Ferris TD.

# legislate - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Poll: Should the government legislate for assisted suicide with safeguards? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government legislate for assisted suicide with safeguards?

Yesterday, Marie Fleming was told in the Supreme Court that her ‘right to die’ appeal was being dismissed – but a judge said that the Oireachtas could legislate to deal with cases such as this.

# legislate - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Labour "has not voted against idea of legislating for abortion", says TD

Deputy Ann Phelan made the comment following the defeat of Clare Daly TD’s abortion bill in the Dáil last night.

# legislate - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Government WILL publish report of Expert Group on abortion ruling

James Reilly wants to publish the report on the A, B and C ruling after it’s discussed by ministers next Tuesday morning.

# legislate - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Thousands attend rally in Dublin city centre Savita This post contains images

Thousands attend rally in Dublin city centre

Gardaí said that between 10 – 12,000 people attended the rally, which was one of a number held around the country in the the wake of the death of Savita Halappanavar.

# legislate - Friday 16 November, 2012

Sinn Féin to table Dáil motion calling for legislation for X Case

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has met with the Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Debashish Chakravarti, to discuss the death of Savita Halappanavar.

# legislate - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland legislate on the X Case ruling? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland legislate on the X Case ruling?

It has been 20 years since the Supreme Court ruled on the X Case but no legislation has been brought forward. Is now the time?