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  1. tALTLabour delegates call for eighth amendment to be repealed Issued 2 March 2015 Labour delegates call for eighth amendment to be repealed This weekend at the Labour Party Conference in Killarney, Co. Kerry members voted unanimously in favour of the …
  2. tALT'Today with Sean O'Rourke' radio interview on Labour Women Commissioned Report Issued 27 February 2015 'Creating a More Equal and Inclusive Society' - Labour Women Commission on Repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution (Article 40.3.3). Labour Party Conference 2015 …
  3. tALTMay 22nd - Marriage Equality Referendum 2015 Issued 23 February 2015 The date for the Marriage Equality Referendum has been set - May 22nd 2015. We have over 80 days to encourage voters to support this important equality measure. Pledge to …
  4. Fatal Foetal Abnormalities - urgent need to legislate Issued 16 February 2015 Fatal Foetal Abnormalities - urgent need to legislate! Following the defeat of Clare Daly's Fatal Foetal Abnormalities Bill which was largely deemed unconstitutional by those …
  5. tALTPrivate Rental Sector: I welcome the Government's response to homelessness Issued 11 February 2015 'I welcome the Government's very quick response to the homelessness issue through its resourcing of homeless services in Dublin. This has been a very particular issue of …
  6. tALTJustice Committee Report on Crime Investigation 2014: Garda Inspectorate Issued 14 January 2015 http://oireachtasdebates.oireachtas.ie/debates%20authoring/debateswebpack.nsf/committeetakes/JUJ2015011400003?opendocument Report on Crime Investigation 2014: Garda …
  7. tALTLabour Women establish Commission on Repeal of the 8th Amendment Issued 5 December 2014 LABOUR WOMEN ESTABLISH COMMISSION ON REPEAL OF THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT Labour Women, the women’s section of the Labour Party, has established a Labour Women Commission on …
  8. tALTPress Release: Senator Bacik launches 'No Hate Speech' Movement in Ireland Issued 24 September 2014 BACIK LAUNCHES ‘NO HATE SPEECH’ MOVEMENT IN IRELAND Labour Seanad leader, Spokesperson on Justice Senator Ivana Bacik will this morning launch the ‘No Hate Speech’ …
  9. tALTPress Release: SENATOR BACIK CALLS FOR INCLUSION OF ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS IN THE CONSTITUTION Issued 4 September 2014 BACIK CALLS FOR INCLUSION OF ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS IN THE CONSTITUTION Labour Seanad leader, Spokesperson on Justice Thursday 4th September 2014 Speaking today …
  10. tALTSpeech from Report Launch, ‘A Life Free From Fear’ - Legislating for Hate Crime in Ireland: An NGO Perspective’ Issued 2 September 2014 ‘A Life Free From Fear’ - Legislating for Hate Crime in Ireland: An NGO Perspective’ Speech for Launch of Report Buswells Hotel Ivana Bacik Thank you very much for the …
  11. tALTAbortion Rights: Labour Senator Ivana Bacik and Legal Consultant Caroline Simons discuss the legal and ethical issues Issued 18 August 2014 http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!detail=&type=doPlayThis&rii=0%3A20634585%3A0%3A%3A
  12. tALTMinister Flanagan Accepts Labour Proposal - Gaza & Ukraine Debate Issued 31 July 2014 STATEMENT BY SENATOR IVANA BACIK Labour Seanad leader, Spokesperson on Justice Thursday 31st July 2014/Friday 1st August 2014 BACIK WELCOMES MINISTER FLANAGAN’S ACCEPTANCE …
  13. tALTPress Release: BACIK - LABOUR SENATORS WELCOME TODAY’S DEBATE ON GAZA Issued 31 July 2014 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. “The …
  14. tALTPress Release: Senator Bacik Calls for Stronger Action to Stop Killing of Civilians in Gaza Issued 25 July 2014 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 …
  15. tALTCivil Registration (Amendment) Bill 2014: Second Stage with Tanaiste Burton's response. Issued 15 July 2014 Civil Registration (Amendment) Bill 2014: Second Stage (Tuesday, 15 July 2014)Senator Ivana Bacik and Tanaiste Joan Burton's response. I welcome the Minister as Tánaiste. …
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