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Order of Business - Seanad Eireann (Tuesday, 15 July 2014)

Posted on July 15, 2014

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Order of Business (Tuesday, 15 July 2014)

I join Senator Darragh O'Brien in congratulating the new Ministers of State, although I understand they have not yet been formally appointed, and offering my commiseration to those who have lost office.

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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 - Seanad Eireann, Wednesday 9th July

Posted on July 10, 2014

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Order of Business - Wednesday 9th July

Senator Ivana Bacik: I echo Senator Darragh O'Brien's comments of concern and disappointment at the cancellation of the five concerts. It is not fair or appropriate to blame one official.

Senator Darragh O'Brien: He is the boss.

Senator Ivana Bacik: Permission was granted for three concerts.

Senator Darragh O'Brien: Yes.

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Posted in: EconomyEqualityHuman RightsJusticeSocial Policy

Environmental Protection Agency: Motion (Private Members Business)

Posted on July 09, 2014

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Environmental Protection Agency: Motion (Private Members Business) 9th July 2014

The motion “commends the Minister for the particular efforts he has made at all times to mainstream green-environmental policies and legislation and, in particular, to advance the climate change Bill”. We have also commended the policy in the programme for Government for environmental protection, as well as the Minister and the Department for their commitment to the use of recycling, resource-efficiencies and so on.

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Posted in: Social PolicyThe Environment

Credibility & Legitimacy- the challenges that face social justice advocates

Posted on July 08, 2014

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Credibility & Legitimacy- the challenges that face social justice advocates

Here is a YouTube link to my speech at the 'Breaking Through: The Future of Social Justice Advocacy' conference, RDS, Dublin, July 2014 hosted by the Advocacy Initiative. 

http://youtu.be/l83UbjCrzAQ

 

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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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Posted in: EducationNewsSocial Policy

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

Child Protection: Motion (25th June 2014)

Posted on June 25, 2014

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Child Protection: Motion (Transcript)

Senator Ivana Bacik:  I move:

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Senator Ivana Bacik's contribution to Ms Catherine McGuinness' Seanad adddress on Children's Rights in Ireland

Posted on June 24, 2014

Catherine McGuinness address at the Seanad June 2014

Senator Ivana Bacik's contribution to Ms Catherine McGuinness' Seanad adddress on Children's Rights in Ireland, June 19th 2014.

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Order of Business - Tuesday 24th June

Posted on June 24, 2014

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Senator Ivana Bacik - Order of Business Tuesday 24th June.
Subjects: Gerry Conlon; Mental Health Services; Mariam Ibrahim release in Sudan; Al Jazeera NUJ Journalists. #HumanRights

 

Posted in: EqualityEurope/InternationalHealthHuman RightsJusticeSocial PolicyWomen's Rights

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