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Assisted Dying: TDs admit 'steep learning curve' and moral struggles as Committee finally meets
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Lynn Ruane: Some refugees are vilified for being from certain places or because they are men
Minister says East Wall 'leaflet drop' is planned amid dispute over asylum seeker accommodation
TD says comment about 'druggies' on O'Connell Street was 'maybe a poor choice of language'
Varadkar: 'I'm entitled to a due process and the presumption of innocence over guilt'
Varadkar's Dáil comments 'degraded' everyone who's made mistakes in their past, says Senator
Senator objects to 'deeply personal attack' after being labelled 'crude and cold' during committee
Psychological Society criticises delay in 'vital' citizens' assembly on drugs amid death warning
'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed
Five TDs and senators forced to refund almost €6,000 after audit of expense allowances
Lynn Ruane: Prohibition has never worked anywhere, and it never will
Lynn Ruane, David Norris and Michael McDowell to return to the Seanad
Lynn Ruane: Harm reduction should always come first with criminal drug policy
Lynn Ruane: Uniting movement groups in Ireland could lead to long-term change
Minister Shane Ross asked for "advance all-clear" on expenses paid to him in €37,000 annual allowance
Six TDs and senators forced to refund €10,000 in expenses
Lynn Ruane: 'We can't keep failing young people with inadequate sex education'
Lynn Ruane: We should all support choice in education
Lynn Ruane: Sport is part of the solution to address young men's mental health
Lynn Ruane: 'You can't treat addiction like a business - and people with addiction like objects'
Lynn Ruane: 'Help for suicide prevention can be hard to identify - and even harder to access'
Lynn Ruane: Child maintenance reform would be good for children - and good for the country
Lynn Ruane: In Ireland we're forcing carers to change their children on toilet floors
Lynn Ruane: How this French charity shop treats the homeless should inspire us to help our own
Lynn Ruane: I'm tabling a bill to support the voices of community and advocacy groups
Lynn Ruane: 'Now is not the time to stop listening to David Attenborough'
Lynn Ruane: 'It should be a source of major embarrassment to Ireland that we are yet to ratify this important treaty'
'The loss of a loved one is traumatic enough without this': People asked to report photos of fatal M50 crash
Lynn Ruane: We must pioritise people's lives over pharmaceutical companies' profits
Lynn Ruane: Examining morality through the prism of social class
Lynn Ruane: 20 years on from the introduction of the methadone strategy, where are we now?
'He chose to die at home. The hostel was his home': Lynn Ruane on hidden health problems in homelessness
Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'
'The devastating impact of social class is not an abstract concept to hundreds of thousands on this island'
7 reasons why Senator Lynn Ruane is the most relatable Women Crush Wednesday
'It’s a no-brainer, let's decriminalise' - Fr Peter McVerry on Ireland's drug laws
Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'
'Young people should stay away from politics': Senator criticised for comments as voting age bill blocked
Legal abortion in cases of rape would be a 'GP-led service' under draft proposals
How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment?