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# petitions - Monday 30 January, 2017

'Not in my name': 30k sign Irish petition against Kenny visiting Trump on St Patrick's Day
# Conscientious Objection
# Conscientious Objection

'Not in my name': 30k sign Irish petition against Kenny visiting Trump on St Patrick's Day

Jan 30th 2017, 1:59 PM 23,573 Views 140 Comments

A petition in the UK against inviting Trump for a State visit has over one million signatures.

# petitions - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Conor McGregor will NOT be on the €1 coin
# Heavy Blow
# Heavy Blow

Conor McGregor will NOT be on the €1 coin

Jan 13th 2016, 5:28 PM 22,649 Views 61 Comments

Not yet, anyway.

TDs to discuss banning Donald Trump from Ireland
# Hair Today...
# Hair Today...

TDs to discuss banning Donald Trump from Ireland

Jan 13th 2016, 2:31 PM 21,453 Views 138 Comments

Two petitions were submitted last month in the wake of Trump’s incendiary comments about banning Muslims.

# petitions - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Column: I petitioned to stop politicians promising the moon and stars
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I petitioned to stop politicians promising the moon and stars

Oct 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 34 Views 48 Comments

Guess what happened?

# petitions - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From overhanging trees to pensions: Why the Oireachtas petitions committee is important
# Column
# Column

From overhanging trees to pensions: Why the Oireachtas petitions committee is important

Oct 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 29 Views 14 Comments

For the first time in the 93-year history of the Oireachtas, citizens now have a direct route to influence the parliamentary agenda through the Petitions Committee, writes its chairman Pádraig Mac Lochlainn.

# petitions - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

'Joe Public' to attend Oireachtas committee to explain his petition
# Public Business
# Public Business

'Joe Public' to attend Oireachtas committee to explain his petition

Jun 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 4,589 Views 15 Comments

Today marks the first time that the petitions committee will have invited in a member of the public to argue their case.

# petitions - Friday 14 September, 2012

How does the new public petitions system work?
# Petitions
# Petitions

How does the new public petitions system work?

Sep 14th 2012, 11:06 AM 6,408 Views 17 Comments

The new system will allow citizens to get their issues “into the centre of parliament” – here’s more on how it works.