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#Ronan Mullen

# ronan-mullen - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Poll: Should a 'national voluntary collection' be set up for survivors of mother and baby homes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a 'national voluntary collection' be set up for survivors of mother and baby homes?

Jan 21st 2021, 11:08 AM 32,788 Views 54 Comments

Senator Rónán Mullen said the money could be collected in addition to Church and State contributions to a redress scheme.

# ronan-mullen - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Pubs, masks and parties: At a glance, the main Covid-19 actions from a big government briefing
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

Pubs, masks and parties: At a glance, the main Covid-19 actions from a big government briefing

Jul 16th 2020, 9:14 AM 57,582 Views 99 Comments

A number of significant announcements were made last night.

# ronan-mullen - Friday 13 September, 2019

Senator proposes law to link salaries of RTÉ presenters to public sector pay scale
# Ronan Mullen
# Ronan Mullen

Senator proposes law to link salaries of RTÉ presenters to public sector pay scale

Sep 13th 2019, 11:03 AM 28,603 Views 74 Comments

The move comes as RTÉ faces unprecedented financial difficulties.

# ronan-mullen - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon

Nov 22nd 2017, 10:02 AM 7,033 Views 119 Comments

Two members of the committee have accused the proceedings of being biased.

# ronan-mullen - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Ronan Mullen said his comment about Savita Halappanavar 'could be reworded'. Here's what he said
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Ronan Mullen said his comment about Savita Halappanavar 'could be reworded'. Here's what he said

Oct 25th 2017, 9:10 PM 33,605 Views 191 Comments

A defiant Mullen rejected all criticisms of his comments in a statement today.

# ronan-mullen - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance
# Iona Institute
# Iona Institute

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Oct 19th 2017, 1:16 PM 39,785 Views 12 Comments

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

# ronan-mullen - Monday 3 October, 2016

Rónán Mullen says he doesn't believe aborted foetuses are 'debris'
# Social Media Backlash
# Social Media Backlash

Rónán Mullen says he doesn't believe aborted foetuses are 'debris'

Oct 3rd 2016, 10:37 AM 20,860 Views 251 Comments

The Senator says he was referring to the attitude of abortion providers.

# ronan-mullen - Thursday 30 June, 2016

"If he says black is white, I say, indeed it is Dad" - Rónán Mullen on his father's dementia

"If he says black is white, I say, indeed it is Dad" - Rónán Mullen on his father's dementia

Jun 30th 2016, 1:16 PM 24,494 Views 56 Comments

The independent senator has spoken of his family situation ahead of a campaign for more funding for sufferers.

# ronan-mullen - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Senator Jim Walsh tells Senator Ivana Bacik to "get treatment for haemorrhoids"
# Bottom Line
# Bottom Line

Senator Jim Walsh tells Senator Ivana Bacik to "get treatment for haemorrhoids"

Dec 10th 2015, 2:41 PM 28,585 Views 79 Comments

Really, he actually said that.

# ronan-mullen - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Rónán Mullen are having a bit of a row on Twitter
# Spat
# Spat

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Rónán Mullen are having a bit of a row on Twitter

Jun 23rd 2015, 3:18 PM 23,434 Views 111 Comments

The Equality Minister’s tweet about “extremist right-wingers” got this one going…

# ronan-mullen - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

May 17th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,498 Views 238 Comments

Do you support same-sex marriage?

# ronan-mullen - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

David Norris: "As a gay man, I would really welcome being voted to be an equal person"
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

David Norris: "As a gay man, I would really welcome being voted to be an equal person"

May 13th 2015, 6:10 PM 12,462 Views 175 Comments

The independent senator came on the plinth to dismiss No side claims about funding to groups campaigning for a Yes vote.

# ronan-mullen - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote

May 12th 2015, 11:59 AM 30,425 Views 325 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

7 perfectly rational reactions to last night's Claire Byrne Live debate
# Deep Breaths
From The Daily Edge
# Deep Breaths

7 perfectly rational reactions to last night's Claire Byrne Live debate

May 12th 2015, 9:09 AM 6,241 Views 2 Comments

Deep breaths, everyone.

# ronan-mullen - Monday 27 April, 2015

'There isn't a celebrity in the country who would dare come out and say they're voting No'
# Marriageref
# Marriageref

'There isn't a celebrity in the country who would dare come out and say they're voting No'

Apr 27th 2015, 12:09 PM 35,499 Views 380 Comments

There was a heated debate on the upcoming referendum between Ronan Mullen and Simon Coveney this morning.

# ronan-mullen - Thursday 26 March, 2015

7 things we learned from our VERY revealing interview with Ronan Mullen
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

7 things we learned from our VERY revealing interview with Ronan Mullen

Mar 26th 2015, 3:30 PM 33,618 Views 233 Comments

The independent senator talked same-sex marriage, adoption and being approached by Fine Gael in an interview with TheJournal.ie.

'A load of nonsense': Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

'A load of nonsense': Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No

Mar 26th 2015, 1:40 PM 18,106 Views 284 Comments

The agriculture minister reckons Ireland is ready for same-sex marriage.

# ronan-mullen - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Ronan Mullen reckons most politicians will vote NO in the same-sex marriage referendum
# Big Call
# Big Call

Ronan Mullen reckons most politicians will vote NO in the same-sex marriage referendum

Mar 25th 2015, 6:00 PM 16,657 Views 217 Comments

The independent senator will be voting No and guesses that most of his colleagues will join him.

# ronan-mullen - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Two TDs reported to gardaí after failing to disclose political donations on time
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Two TDs reported to gardaí after failing to disclose political donations on time

Mar 24th 2015, 4:42 PM 16,928 Views 42 Comments

It was all cleared up a few days later…

# ronan-mullen - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

Dec 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 14,786 Views 13 Comments

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

# ronan-mullen - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Would a 'track my crime' system help victims trust garda investigations?
# Online Checkup
# Online Checkup

Would a 'track my crime' system help victims trust garda investigations?

Oct 23rd 2014, 3:44 PM 9,077 Views 47 Comments

The system is in place in the UK and could come here.

# ronan-mullen - Sunday 20 July, 2014

'I saw fear in TDs’ eyes': An oral history of how Ireland legislated for X
# One Year On
# One Year On

'I saw fear in TDs’ eyes': An oral history of how Ireland legislated for X

Jul 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 29,416 Views 105 Comments

One year on, TDs and Senators reflect on what it was like to be part of one of the most contentious political debates in decades.

# ronan-mullen - Monday 26 May, 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West

May 26th 2014, 6:00 AM 8,619 Views 15 Comments

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

# ronan-mullen - Monday 19 May, 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate

May 19th 2014, 8:06 AM 28,781 Views 93 Comments

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

# ronan-mullen - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it
# Election Porn
# Election Porn

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it

May 18th 2014, 6:30 PM 29,751 Views 120 Comments

Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.

# ronan-mullen - Thursday 15 May, 2014

HSE pays €3m to send psychiatric patients abroad for treatment
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

HSE pays €3m to send psychiatric patients abroad for treatment

May 15th 2014, 11:34 AM 6,949 Views 41 Comments

Senator Rónán Mullen received information that 12 children and eight adults are currently getting psychiatric treatment outside of Ireland.

# ronan-mullen - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos

May 14th 2014, 2:32 PM 10,052 Views 46 Comments

The campaign trail is proving to be an increasingly odd place to be.

# ronan-mullen - Sunday 6 April, 2014

'I try to say what I mean and mean what I say' - Ronan Mullen on faith, Europe and farming
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I try to say what I mean and mean what I say' - Ronan Mullen on faith, Europe and farming

Apr 6th 2014, 7:53 PM 17,769 Views 236 Comments

Stepping out of the Seanad to run in a massive constituency, Ronan Mullen is aiming to take a seat in the European Parliament.

# ronan-mullen - Sunday 23 March, 2014

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent

Mar 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 8,965 Views 31 Comments

The two-time MEP said Ireland “can’t keep relying on” foreign direct investment and must do more to support SMEs and farmers.

# ronan-mullen - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers

Mar 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 7,605 Views 0 Comments

Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?

# ronan-mullen - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Senator Rónán Mullen to run for European seat
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Senator Rónán Mullen to run for European seat

Oct 5th 2013, 4:50 PM 6,712 Views 60 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie this afternoon, Mullen also said that he will “probably run for the Dáil at the next election”.

# ronan-mullen - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation
# Abortion Vote
# Abortion Vote

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation

Jul 16th 2013, 5:27 PM 10,801 Views 54 Comments

There was opposition from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and independent senators as the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed second stage in the upper house today.

# ronan-mullen - Monday 17 June, 2013

Lisa McInerney: The loudest voices in pro-life camp discredit the civil ones
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: The loudest voices in pro-life camp discredit the civil ones

Jun 17th 2013, 7:00 AM 255 Views 112 Comments

There is common ground to be found between pro-life and pro-choice people, writes Lisa McInerney, but plastic foetuses and death threats are eroding it.

# ronan-mullen - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Rónán Mullen: Taoiseach playing the victim over nasty abortion messages
# Abortion
# Abortion

Rónán Mullen: Taoiseach playing the victim over nasty abortion messages

Jun 12th 2013, 1:47 PM 12,578 Views 180 Comments

The pro-life senator has accused Enda Kenny of using spin tactics to deflect from his “deeply unpleasant” proposal to legislate for abortion under the terms of the X Case.

# ronan-mullen - Sunday 28 April, 2013

No complaints to Convention over concerns about gay marriage hearings
# Constitutional Convention
# Constitutional Convention

No complaints to Convention over concerns about gay marriage hearings

Apr 28th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,300 Views 56 Comments

Despite concerns raised by Senator Rónán Mullen and others, there were no formal complaints made to the Constitutional Convention about its recent hearings on same-sex marriage.

# ronan-mullen - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Suicide issue will be addressed in X case law as pro-life groups slam FG
# Abortion
# Abortion

Suicide issue will be addressed in X case law as pro-life groups slam FG

Dec 18th 2012, 6:12 PM 6,531 Views 138 Comments

The Taoiseach has confirmed that the government will address the issue of the threat of suicide in legislating for the X Case ruling as pro-life groups reacted angrily to today’s announcement.

Mullen warns of 'double-think' on X Case after Newtown massacre
# Abortion
# Abortion

Mullen warns of 'double-think' on X Case after Newtown massacre

Dec 18th 2012, 2:14 PM 21,455 Views 137 Comments

Rónán Mullen says it is “appropriate” to express sympathy with the shooting victims, but that unborn children should not be thought of differently.

# ronan-mullen - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Savita's husband will not speak to expert heading HSE inquiry
# Savita
# Savita

Savita's husband will not speak to expert heading HSE inquiry

Nov 21st 2012, 8:45 AM 6,228 Views 100 Comments

The solicitor for Praveen Halappanavar has reiterated that his client will not cooperate with the inquiry into his wife’s controversial death and said there must be a public inquiry.

# ronan-mullen - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Savita death 'not caused by Ireland's ban on abortion' - Youth Defence
# Savita
# Savita

Savita death 'not caused by Ireland's ban on abortion' - Youth Defence

Nov 14th 2012, 12:36 PM 30,654 Views 261 Comments

The pro life group and senator Ronan Mullen have both criticised people for using the death of Savita Praveen Halappanavar to call for legislation on the X case.

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