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#Tom Arnold

# tom-arnold - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'

“I have the outtakes to The Apprentice where he says every … offensive, racist thing ever,” Tom Arnold said.

# tom-arnold - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Constitutional Convention will recommend votes for Irish abroad

The convention will recommend to the Government that they should consider a referendum on extending voting rights in Presidential elections to Irish citizens living outside the state.

# tom-arnold - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Do you want to change the way we elect TDs?

The Constitutional Convention is seeking submissions on possible reforms to the way Irish politicians are elected to Dáil Éireann.

# tom-arnold - Sunday 28 April, 2013

No complaints to Convention over concerns about gay marriage hearings

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.

# tom-arnold - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Govt receives formal recommendation to lower voting age to 16

The Constitutional Convention has officially submitted its recommendation that a referendum be held on lowering the voting age.

# tom-arnold - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage

The number of submissions made to the Constitutional Convention is almost 50 times the amount sent on other issues.

# tom-arnold - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Convention votes to lower voting age, rejects reduction of presidential term

Delegates at the Constitutional Convention’s first full meeting this weekend also backed a proposal for ordinary citizens to be able to nominate a candidate for the president.

Live: Convention holds ballot on voting age and presidential term

The gathering of 100 delegates has been considering whether to lower the voting age to 17 and reduce the presidential term of office to five years.

# tom-arnold - Saturday 26 January, 2013

LIVE: Constitutional Convention discusses voting age and presidential term Ccven This post contains videos

LIVE: Constitutional Convention discusses voting age and presidential term

Watch today’s livesteam of events as delegates discuss lowering the voting age and shortening the presidential term.

# tom-arnold - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Lobby groups warned over intensive lobbying of constitutional convention

Convention chairman Tom Arnold says citizen members are entitled not to be bombarded with unwanted contact.

# tom-arnold - Saturday 1 December, 2012

LIVE: The Constitutional Convention holds its first meeting

The 100-member body, two-thirds of which is drawn from the general public, is meeting in Dublin Castle this afternoon.

Constitutional Convention meets for first time this afternoon

The group consists of 66 ordinary citizens, 29 members of the Oireachtas and four members of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

# tom-arnold - Monday 5 November, 2012

At last: Constitutional Convention to hold first meeting in December

The first meeting of the Constitutional Convention was delayed as the Government searched for a chairperson – but it’s now set to meet at the start of December

# tom-arnold - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Drumroll please: Chair of the Constitutional Convention is.... Tom Arnold

The Constitutional Convention had been due to begin meeting this month but had been delayed due to the search for a chairperson.

# tom-arnold - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

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The Dredge: Kanye West really, really enjoyed Kim Kardashian's sex tape

We get our hands mucky with the best of the morning’s dirt.

# tom-arnold - Monday 30 July, 2012

Public donations to Concern fall after 2010 emergencies

NGO’s annual report for 2011 also shows that two members of staff received remunerations of over €95,000 for the year.

# tom-arnold - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Mary Robinson, Tom Arnold appointed to high-level UN child hunger group UN

Mary Robinson, Tom Arnold appointed to high-level UN child hunger group

The UN Secretary General has invited Mary Robinson and Concern’s Tom Arnold to a high-level international working group aimed at tackling child hunger in the world’s poorest countries.

# tom-arnold - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Column: Haiti is slowly recovering - but criticising aid agencies doesn't help

Aid agencies are criticised for the slow place of recovery in Haiti – but that criticism puzzles Tom Arnold of Concern.

# tom-arnold - Monday 31 October, 2011

Column: An open letter to the world’s seven billionth child

As the world’s population officially hits 7,000,000,000, Tom Arnold of Concern tells today’s baby what lies in store.