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  1. tALTTHE CASE FOR REPEAL OF THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT MY SUBMISSION TO THE CITIZENS’ ASSEMBLY 14 th DECEMBER 2016 Issued 14 December 2016 Summary Each year, thousands of women travel to England from Ireland to access terminations of pregnancy; 3,451 women made the journey in 2015 (63 per week; 9 per day). Over …
  2. tALTLabour Party/PES International Seminar on Brexit Issued 13 December 2016 The Labour Party hosted a major international seminar on Brexit to discuss the ways in which Ireland may be impacted by the UK's decision to leave the European Union.  …
  3. tALTPensions Equality Bill Issued 6 December 2016 This Bill seeks to address the small number of cases where retired employees who were legally not permitted to marry persons of the same sex before a particular date may be …
  4. tALTLegal Cases That Changed Ireland - New Book Out now from Clarus Press Issued 1 December 2016 Legal Cases that Changed Ireland  Legal Cases that Changed Ireland examines key legal cases which have brought about significant social change in Ireland. The book is based …
  5. tALTNERI report shows a living wage is key to tackling gender pay gap Issued 14 July 2016 A study by the Nevin Economic Research Institute has shown that almost three quarters of people earning the minimum wage in Ireland are women. The disproportionately high …
  6. tALTAll-Party Motion in the Seanad on Ibrahim Halawa Issued 7 July 2016 That Seanad Éireann: - notes that Ibrahim Halawa, an Irish citizen, has been detained without due process in Egypt for three years since being arrested as a child of 17 …
  7. tALTBacik welcomes announcement on refugee resettlement programme, criticises delays Issued 7 July 2016 Senator Ivana Bacik today welcomed confirmation from the Tánaiste that Ireland will admit an additional 260 Syrian refugees for resettlement here by autumn 2016, but …
  8. tALTStatements in the Seanad on Brexit Referendum Issued 23 June 2016 I welcome the Minister, Deputy Flanagan, back to the House and I congratulate him on his reappointment as Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade. I look forward to working …
  9. tALTSupporters at 2016 Election - Rosheen Callender Issued 24 March 2016 Supporters at 2016 Election - Rosheen Callender   Rosheen Callender, B.A. (Econ.); former Researcher with ITGWU and then SIPTU (social and economic policy; employment and …
  10. tALT#TCDLifer - Trinity College Dublin community life- Ivana Bacik is running for the Trinity Panel Seanad Elections 2016 Issued 21 March 2016 #TCDLifer - Trinity College Dublin community life- Ivana Bacik is running for the Trinity Panel Seanad Elections 2016 #‎TCDLifer‬ For most of the last 30 years Trinity …
  11. tALTSupporters Endorsements - Seanad Election 2016 Issued 3 March 2016 Supporters Endorsement - Seanad Election 2016  ‘I am delighted to support the candidacy of Ivana Bacik for the Seanad elections 2016. I believe that Ivana has made a real …
  12. tALTIvana Bacik hands in her nomination forms for the Seanad Elections 2016 Issued 1 March 2016 Seanad Elections 2016 - Ivana Bacik hands in her nomination papers Today I submitted my nomination papers and am now a candidate for the Seanad elections 2016 on the Dublin …
  13. tALTIWD Event Invitation: 'Women of 1916 - In celebration of the Women of Their Time' Issued 1 March 2016 'Women of 1916 - In celebration of the Women of Their Time' Friday 11th March, 12:30-2pm, Neill Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin. To mark this year's …
  14. tALTMedia cover from Labour Party launch of Repeal the 8th Amendment commitment and policy Issued 19 February 2016 Media coverage from the Labour Party launch of our policy and commitment to Repealing the 8th Amendment.  …
  15. tALT #Press Statement - Only Labour will deliver a referendum to repeal the 8th, policy launch and referendum commitment Issued 18 February 2016 Only Labour will deliver a referendum to repeal the 8th The Labour Party today launched its plan to hold a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment. Minister for …
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