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Hate Crime Report Launch

Posted on September 02, 2014

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BACIK LAUNCHES REPORT BY UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK ACADEMICS ON HATE CRIME AND SEEKS LEGISLATIVE CHANGE

Labour Seanad leader, spokesperson on Justice
Tuesday 2nd September 2014, Buswells Hotel, Dublin

Speaking at the launch of the report, Senator Bacik said:

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Senator Bacik Pays Tribute to Reforming Minister For Education

Posted on July 02, 2014

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BACIK PAYS TRIBUTE TO REFORMING MINISTER FOR EDUCATION

As Labour group leader in the Seanad, Senator Ivana Bacik today paid tribute to the great reforming work and tremendous legacy of Minister Ruairi Quinn, who announced today he would be stepping down as Minister for Education.

Senator Bacik said:

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Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2014: Second Stage (July 1st 2014)

Posted on July 01, 2014

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Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2014: Second Stage

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Launching International Women's Week at Trinity - University Times

Posted on March 04, 2014

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Trinity College Launches International Women’s Week

International Women's Week was launched yesterday in Front Square by Senator Ivana Bacik...

http://www.universitytimes.ie/?p=24649

#IWD #Trinity #UniversityTimes #TCD

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Senator Bacik asks for debates on Safeguarding Children, and School Patronage

Posted on January 29, 2014

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Order of Business

Senator Ivana Bacik: I also welcome the appointments by the Minister to the expert group, in particular to very much welcome the fact that it will be chaired by former judge and Senator, Catherine McGuinness, who has proven herself an excellent chair on similar expert group reports on very different issues such as the prison at Thornton Hall. I anticipate that the group will conduct its hearings in a thorough and comprehensive manner.

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Senator Bacik asks for debate on the worsening situation in Syria

Posted on January 21, 2014

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Order of Business

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Opening of New Portobello Educate Together National School

Posted on October 02, 2013

Portobello Educate Together Family Fun Day, 2011

As Chairperson of the interim Board of the Portobello Educate Together National School, I have been working with our many supporters in the local community for over three years to establish a new multi-denominational school. The school opened on 2nd September 2013 in the former Film Censor’s office on Harcourt Terrace, beside the former garda station and it is going really well.

We had a big Fun Day event in Iveagh Gardens to celebrate the opening on Sunday 29th September and a pub quiz fundraiser is happening at 8pm on Friday 22nd November 2013 (8pm, McGowan's pub, Harold's Cross).

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RTE Radio 1 - Legacy 1913-2013 what is the legacy of the Lockout today and how has it shaped Irish society?

Posted on September 14, 2013

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In case you missed it, you can listen back to this radio programme, the final episode of a documentary series narrating the events that led to the landmark labour versus capital conflict in Dublin in 1913. I was delighted to participate as the 1913 Lockout is commemorated.

http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/

Episode 6 - Legacy 1913-2013

Tonight: Legacy 1913-2013 what is the legacy of the Lockout today and how has it shaped Irish society?

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Collective Bargaining - Lecture series at the People's College, Dublin

Posted on March 24, 2013

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The Right to Collective Bargaining

I was pleased to be invited to speak as part of the series of lectures organised by The People's College, Dublin on Collective Bargaining. Here is a You Tube link as I spoke with students and guests on the right to collective bargaining and on the shape of pending Government legislation.

http://www.peoplescollege.ie/about/blog/2014/03/25/the-right-to-collective-bargaining/

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Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage (Section 37.1)

Posted on March 13, 2013

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Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Senator Ivana Bacik: I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."

It gives me great pleasure to introduce the Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013. I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, Deputy Kathleen Lynch, and thank her for taking the Bill on behalf of the Government.

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