News - General News Category

  1. tALTProposed Merger Of Human Rights and Equality Bodies Issued 15 September 2008 Click on this link to read Ivanas article in the Irish Independant regarding the proposed merger of; the Equality Authority, the Irish Human Rights Commission, the Office of …
  2. tALTFamily Day in Leinster House Issued 2 July 2008 Order of Business Senator Ivana Bacik: I support the comments of my colleague Senator Norris regarding civil partnership. In particular, like him, I was very disappointed to …
  3. tALTDavid Norris interviews Ivana on Newstalk Issued 1 July 2008 Ivana being interviewed by Senator David Norris on Newstalk last Sunday can be accessed here.
  4. tALTWar on Drugs Issued 4 June 2008 Order of Business Senator Ivana Bacik: Last night's “Prime Time Investigates” programme investigated the so-called war on drugs and examined alternatives to the …
  5. tALTBurren Law School 2008 Issued 14 April 2008 A conference directed by Ivana was held in May 2008 with the theme of 'East meets West' - Burren Law School 2008: www.burrenlawschool.org. Speakers to include: John Hume, …
  6. tALT√ćngrid Betancourt & Prison Policy Issued 5 December 2007 Senator Ivana Bacik: I support calls by Senator O'Toole and other Members for the release of Íngrid Betancourt. I raised this as a matter on the Adjournment in this …
  7. tALTReform of University Seanad Seats Issued 29 November 2007 Senator Ivana Bacik: As the only Senator in the Chamber from the University of Dublin panel, it is certainly news to me that I represent people of any particular religious …
  8. tALTPortlaoise Cancer Care Issued 28 November 2007 Senator Ivana Bacik: What is clear from what has been said in the discussion about the health service and the current crisis in Portlaoise in cancer care is that, for the …
  9. tALTCockle Fishing Issued 22 November 2007 Senator Ivana Bacik: On 25 October I called for a debate on cockle fishing in the Waterford estuary and marine conservation. The Government parties rejected that call and …
  10. tALTRights of the Child Issued 20 November 2007 Senator Ivana Bacik: On this auspicious day for children's rights Senator Fitzgerald referred to the issue. On a related matter I ask that the Minister for Health and …
  11. tALTPublic Transport Issued 14 November 2007 Senator Ivana Bacik: I ask for a debate on public transport and alternatives to the use of private cars. This is timely on a day when thousands of commuters are stranded …
  12. tALTCockle Fishing Issued 25 October 2007 Senator Ivana Bacik: I propose an amendment to the Order of Business to enable the House to debate Private Members' motion No. 30 on the Order Paper. The motion, which is …
  13. tALTManagment of Primary Schools Issued 26 September 2007 I support the call for a motion condemning the recent actions by the military junta in Burma. It is appropriate to express our concern about this given that the Burmese …
  14. tALTSummer 2007 Newsletter Issued 12 June 2007 Click here to download the Summer 2007 Newsletter in PDF format. I will be contesting the 2007 Seanad election as an independent candidate. I graduated with an LL.B. from …
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