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BACIK URGES RECALL OF EU FOREIGN MINISTERS COUNCIL - Speaking in Seanad Éireann debate on the situation in Gaza

Posted on July 31, 2014

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SPEECH BY SENATOR IVANA BACIK  Labour Seanad leader, Spokesperson on Justice Thursday 31st July 2014

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LABOUR SENATORS WELCOME TODAY’S DEBATE ON GAZA

Posted on July 31, 2014

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Senator Ivana Bacik, speaking as leader of the Labour group of Senators, today welcomed the special sitting of the Seanad to debate the situations in Gaza and Ukraine.

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Press Release: Senator Bacik Calls for Stronger Action to Stop Killing of Civilians in Gaza

Posted on July 25, 2014

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BACIK CALLS FOR STRONGER ACTION TO STOP KILLINGS OF CIVILIANS IN GAZA

Labour Seanad leader, spokesperson on Justice, Friday 25th July 2014

Senator Ivana Bacik today called for stronger action to be taken by the Irish and other EU governments to bring about a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas; and in particular to stop the Israeli bombardment of Palestinian civilians in Gaza. Senator Bacik said:

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Civil Registration (Amendment) Bill 2014: Second Stage - Seanad Eireann

Posted on July 15, 2014

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Civil Registration (Amendment) Bill 2014: Second Stage (Tuesday, 15 July 2014)

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Posted in: ChildrenEqualityHuman RightsJusticeSeanadSocial PolicyWomen's Rights

Order of Business Thursday 26th June

Posted on June 27, 2014

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Senator Ivana Bacik as House Leader, Order of Business Thursday 26th June.
Topics: Mental Health; Survivors of Magdalene Laundries; EU Summit Ypres; Kidney Transplant; Hme Helps; Medical Cards; Gerry Conlon tribute; Peace Process progres; Environment; Irish Dairyboard; Energy Bills; Green Paper Energy; House price increase; Bausch & Lomb workers; Baby Gavin; Walking rights; Sunbeds.

Posted in: ChildrenEconomyHealthHuman RightsNewsSeanadSocial PolicyThe Environment

Press Statement: SENATOR BACIK PROPOSES MOTION TO DEAL WITH FORCED MARRIAGES

Posted on June 25, 2014

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BACIK PROPOSES MOTION TO DEAL WITH FORCED MARRIAGES

Senator Ivana Bacik will later today propose a Private Member’s Motion in the Seanad on behalf of the Labour Senators asking the Government to consider removing or amending the statutory provision which allows minors to marry on the basis of a court exemption.

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Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission Bill 2014 (18th June)

Posted on June 24, 2014

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Senator Bacik speaking to the Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission Bill 2014 (18th June)

 

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Statements on the 750th Anniversary of the first Irish Parliament - June 18th

Posted on June 23, 2014

750th Anniversary of the first Irish Parliament.

"plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose."  Senator Bacik, June 18th

Posted in: Culture & ArtsSeanad

Senator Ivana Bacik Seconds the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2014

Posted on June 19, 2014

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Senator Ivana Bacik Seconds the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2014 proposed by Senator Katherine Zappone. 

10th June 2014. 

http://youtu.be/F37mrnxu0OA

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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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