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Order of Business, Seanad (10 June 2014)

Posted on June 17, 2014

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Subject - Mother and Baby homes; Industrial schools; Domestic Violence; #SafeIreland

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Racism in Ireland Motion: 4th June 2014

Posted on June 10, 2014

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Seanad Debate - Racism in Ireland Motion: 4th June 2014

 Go raibh maith agat, a Chathaoirligh. I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Lynch, to the House. She is always welcome and is a regular attendee here.

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Senator Bacik asks for debate on Domestic Violence, and supports calls for debate on Ukraine

Posted on February 27, 2014

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Order of Business

Senator Ivana Bacik: I join with Senator O'Brien in thanking the Leader for outlining the format of the debates for next week. I welcome the fact that the focus will be on jobs, because a number of Members have called for a debate on this issue, and it is good to hear that the Minister for Finance, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and the Minister of State at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation will be here to discuss different aspects of the jobs strategy.

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Senator Bacik Asks Leader to Arrange Debate on Right to Housing

Posted on February 26, 2014

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Order of Business

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Senator Bacik welcomes the Louise O'Keeffe Judgment handed down in the ECHR

Posted on January 28, 2014

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Order of Business

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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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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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Order of Business: Direct Provision, Protection of Life Bill

Posted on July 10, 2013

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http://oireachtasdebates.oireachtas.ie/debates%20authoring/debateswebpack.nsf/takes/seanad2013071000003?opendocument

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Call for a debate on homophobia - draconian Russian laws (Order of Business)

Posted on June 18, 2013

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Order of Business

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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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