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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
# Mistake
# Mistake

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

Feb 21st 2018, 5:36 PM 26,279 Views 94 Comments

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
# Going Green
# Going Green

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

Nov 5th 2017, 4:36 PM 16,792 Views 119 Comments

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
# Recommendations
# Recommendations

Citizens' Assembly publishes additional recommendations on the Eighth Amendment

Jun 29th 2017, 12:01 PM 11,616 Views 16 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Mar 4th 2017, 1:45 PM 16,965 Views 181 Comments

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?"
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

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

Nov 26th 2016, 3:50 PM 22,449 Views 92 Comments

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
# Mary Laffoy
# Mary Laffoy

Supreme Court judge to chair assembly on repealing Eighth Amendment

Jul 27th 2016, 5:54 PM 13,625 Views 155 Comments

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
# Meet The Supremes
# Meet The Supremes

Two judges nominated for the Supreme Court

Jul 25th 2013, 2:57 PM 8,174 Views 36 Comments

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”
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jul 19th 2013, 9:46 PM 24,006 Views 121 Comments

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
# Constitutional
# Constitutional

Pringle's challenge to ESM treaty rejected by High Court

Jul 9th 2012, 6:19 PM 3,965 Views 66 Comments

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