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  • Repeal the 8th

    December 20, 2017
    For many years, I have campaigned for Repeal of the Eighth Amendment; ever since my student days when I was taken to court and threatened with prison by SPUC (Society for the Protection of the … Full text

  • Gender Pay Gap Legislation

    December 1, 2017
    On 25th October 2017, a bill that I had introduced in the Seanad in May was passed through Committee stage with government support. My gender pay gap bill would require all … Full text

  • Vótáil 100

    November 21, 2017
    As chairperson of the Vótáil100 committee which is organising the celebrations around the 2018 centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland, I am delighted that we will have so many exciting events … Full text

  • Syrian Soldiarity

    September 10, 2017
    Like all of us, I have been appalled and distressed at the horrific scenes of bombing in Aleppo and other towns and cities across Syria, and disgusted at the brutality towards Syrian … Full text