Blog Archive | January 2018

Speech on Eighth Amendment Committee Report

Posted on January 18, 2018

ARC 2017 Stella Creasy

Speech by Ivana Bacik on Eighth Amendment Committee Report

17 January 2018

Seanad Group Leader, Spokesperson on Communications, Climate Action and the Environment

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Vótáil 100: 100 years of votes for women and women in the Oireachtas

Posted on January 10, 2018

Launch of Votail 100

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 and exhibitions taking place in Leinster House. The first year that Irish women had the right to vote and run in parliamentary elections was 1918. Over the course of 2018, the Houses of the Oireachtas will commemorate this important centenary with a programme of cultural, historical and educational events marking the work of the suffrage movement in Ireland going back to the early 19th century.

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Posted in: EqualityJusticeNewsSeanadWomen's Rights