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#Mary Laffoy

# mary-laffoy - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Seven people who took part in the last Citizens' Assembly weren't recruited properly

The majority view on four questions cannot be determined as a result.

# mary-laffoy - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change

The voting took place after two weekends of deliberation that focused on the energy, transport and agriculture sectors.

# mary-laffoy - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Citizens' Assembly publishes additional recommendations on the Eighth Amendment

Five ancillary recommendations have been made, derived from the personal opinions of the members of the Assembly.

# mary-laffoy - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Citizens' Assembly told repealing the Eighth doesn't necessarily mean a right to abortion

This weekend’s two-day session has been lengthened to accommodate a hefty work programme.

# mary-laffoy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

"Why has she not gone abroad? Why would she do that to herself?"

At today’s Citizens’ Assembly, psychiatrist Anthony McCarthy expressed amazement that any woman would subject herself to the ordeal of obtaining a pregnancy termination in Ireland.

# mary-laffoy - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Supreme Court judge to chair assembly on repealing Eighth Amendment

The assembly has a deadline of 12 months from its establishment to complete its work.

# mary-laffoy - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Two judges nominated for the Supreme Court

Two extra judges are being added to the Supreme Court in order to alleviate delays in processing appeals.

# mary-laffoy - Friday 19 July, 2013

Man withdraws court bid to stop girlfriend travelling for abortion “under duress”

The man said he had faith in an affidavit signed by the woman’s family.

# mary-laffoy - Monday 9 July, 2012

Pringle's challenge to ESM treaty rejected by High Court

However, a legal issue has been referred to the European Court of Justice.