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# citizens-assembly - This year 2022

Citizens' Assembly told of need to maintain peatlands while supporting 'just transition'
# Peatlands
# Peatlands

Citizens' Assembly told of need to maintain peatlands while supporting 'just transition'

Oct 16th 2022, 7:07 PM 10,004 Views 4 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly has concluded its fourth meeting with an in-depth discussion on restoring and regenerating Ireland’s peatlands.

Dublin Citizens' Assembly votes to recommend directly elected mayor with significant powers
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Dublin Citizens' Assembly votes to recommend directly elected mayor with significant powers

Oct 1st 2022, 8:00 PM 9,538 Views 13 Comments

At its final meeting today, members of the assembly voted on what recommendations to make in a report to be sent to the Oireachtas.

Poll: Should Dublin have a directly elected mayor?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Dublin have a directly elected mayor?

Sep 10th 2022, 12:14 PM 23,249 Views 35 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly on a Directly Elected Mayor for Dublin will meet for the fourth time today.

Citizens’ assembly on agriculture the wrong model, says farming group
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Citizens’ assembly on agriculture the wrong model, says farming group

Aug 6th 2022, 12:27 PM 11,209 Views 19 Comments

The Labour Party has proposed a citizens’ assembly be held on the future of agriculture and food production.

Citizens' Assembly on directly elected Dublin mayor adjourns until September
# Directly Elected
# Directly Elected

Citizens' Assembly on directly elected Dublin mayor adjourns until September

Jun 26th 2022, 2:51 PM 7,729 Views 10 Comments

The assembly heard that local government is in need of “radical reform”.

Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place

Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place

Jun 25th 2022, 12:41 PM 12,771 Views 22 Comments

The former Taoiseach said a “ten-year plan where we start building up the federal system would be great” and “putting in a mayor at the start of that might be won’t work”.

Bertie Ahern to address Citizens' Assembly on directly elected mayor for Dublin
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Bertie Ahern to address Citizens' Assembly on directly elected mayor for Dublin

Jun 25th 2022, 6:30 AM 18,801 Views 48 Comments

The former Taoiseach will speak to the 80 members of the Assembly at 10.45 am on ‘The Reality of Devolution’.

Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity loss to visit three examples of biodiversity management
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity loss to visit three examples of biodiversity management

Jun 11th 2022, 7:00 AM 8,325 Views 3 Comments

The assembly is tasked with making recommendations to the Oireachtas on how the State should tackle biodiversity loss.

Heads of Dublin's local authorities express support for directly elected mayor
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Heads of Dublin's local authorities express support for directly elected mayor

May 22nd 2022, 1:30 PM 10,845 Views 12 Comments

The mayors of the four local authorities in Dublin spoke at a panel discussion at the Dublin Citizens’ Assembly on a directly elected mayor.

New Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity loss officially launched at first meeting today
# Planting A Seed
# Planting A Seed

New Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity loss officially launched at first meeting today

Updated May 14th 2022, 7:25 PM 13,835 Views 17 Comments

Over the next six months, a citizens’ assembly will hear evidence and made recommendations for the good of Ireland’s biodiversity.

Citizens’ Assembly on directly elected Dublin Mayor holds first in-person meeting
# Dublin Mayor
# Dublin Mayor

Citizens’ Assembly on directly elected Dublin Mayor holds first in-person meeting

Apr 30th 2022, 3:46 PM 9,722 Views 17 Comments

The Assembly will examine the potential benefits and challenges of a directly elected Mayor for Dublin

'One of the most important and defining issues': Citizens' assembly on biodiversity launched
# Get Set
# Get Set

'One of the most important and defining issues': Citizens' assembly on biodiversity launched

Apr 9th 2022, 2:15 PM 20,392 Views 15 Comments

A citizens’ assembly on Dublin’s governance will also begin this afternoon.

Amnesty and dozens of NGOs sign letter calling for Citizens' Assembly on drugs to be held this year
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

Amnesty and dozens of NGOs sign letter calling for Citizens' Assembly on drugs to be held this year

Mar 28th 2022, 7:32 PM 8,934 Views 20 Comments

21 TDs and 13 senators signed the open letter, including three Government representatives.

Jim Gavin and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin will chair new Citizens' Assemblies

Jim Gavin and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin will chair new Citizens' Assemblies

Mar 24th 2022, 4:25 PM 30,864 Views 22 Comments

The Taoiseach announced the high-profile appointments today.

Sinn Féin runs advert in The New York Times calling for 'Irish unity in our time'
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Sinn Féin runs advert in The New York Times calling for 'Irish unity in our time'

Mar 14th 2022, 3:36 PM 19,238 Views 59 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald sat down with The Journal in New York today where she said criticism of the ad was ‘nonsense’.

Drugs minister begins prep for Citizens' Assembly in 2023 'after clarification from Taoiseach's office'
# Frank Feighan
# Frank Feighan

Drugs minister begins prep for Citizens' Assembly in 2023 'after clarification from Taoiseach's office'

Mar 4th 2022, 7:27 PM 11,883 Views 10 Comments

Minister of State Frank Feighan confirmed to The Journal last week that the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs would not take place this year.

Psychological Society criticises delay in 'vital' citizens' assembly on drugs amid death warning
# Addiction
# Addiction

Psychological Society criticises delay in 'vital' citizens' assembly on drugs amid death warning

Feb 23rd 2022, 9:43 AM 7,552 Views 6 Comments

Senators are due to debate the issue today amid much criticism over this week’s developments.

'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 9:30 PM 45,514 Views 27 Comments

The delay until 2023 will cost lives, Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said.

New citizens' assembly on biodiversity to meet for the first time in April
# Crisis
# Crisis

New citizens' assembly on biodiversity to meet for the first time in April

Feb 8th 2022, 5:46 PM 4,600 Views 5 Comments

Cabinet approved two new citizens’ assemblies on biodiversity and Dublin’s local governance at a meeting this afternoon.

Taoiseach to bring proposal to Cabinet to form citizens' assembly on biodiversity
# Emergency
# Emergency

Taoiseach to bring proposal to Cabinet to form citizens' assembly on biodiversity

Feb 2nd 2022, 3:47 PM 5,349 Views 8 Comments

Campaigners have been waiting for the assembly to be called since a biodiversity emergency was declared in 2019.

Growing expectation of Irish citizens’ assembly on drug use this year
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Growing expectation of Irish citizens’ assembly on drug use this year

Jan 2nd 2022, 2:45 PM 38,531 Views 86 Comments

The three coalition parties, before entering Government last year, committed to holding a citizens’ assembly on drug use.

# citizens-assembly - Last year 2021

Opinion: Without a public childcare model there can be no equality for women
# Childcare Crossroads
# Childcare Crossroads

Opinion: Without a public childcare model there can be no equality for women

May 29th 2021, 7:01 PM 15,897 Views 19 Comments

The National Women’s Council says inadequate State investment in childcare has led to an unsustainable system in crisis.

Citizens' Assembly recommends 'women in home' clause be removed from constitution
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Citizens' Assembly recommends 'women in home' clause be removed from constitution

Apr 24th 2021, 12:14 PM 21,343 Views 78 Comments

The National Women’s Council welcomed the recommendation that the ‘sexist’ clause be removed.

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,899 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

Citizens' Assembly meets to discuss constitution clause on ‘women in the home’
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

Citizens' Assembly meets to discuss constitution clause on ‘women in the home’

Feb 13th 2021, 4:25 PM 22,454 Views 50 Comments

The Assembly heard that Article 41.2 of the Constitution came from “a very different time, for a very different Ireland.”

# citizens-assembly - All time

General election to feature in upcoming debates of the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

General election to feature in upcoming debates of the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality

Feb 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,854 Views 29 Comments

The assembly is meeting this weekend to begin a structured examination of gender and gender stereotyping in Ireland.

'It's up to people how they define themselves': Citizens' Assembly to examine gender in LGBT community
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

'It's up to people how they define themselves': Citizens' Assembly to examine gender in LGBT community

Updated Jan 25th 2020, 4:30 PM 16,847 Views 79 Comments

The chair of the assembly said gender equality was an issue affecting members of the LGBT community.

The first meeting of the Citizens' Assembly on gender equality is happening today
# Dublin Castle
# Dublin Castle

The first meeting of the Citizens' Assembly on gender equality is happening today

Jan 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 10,576 Views 139 Comments

It will be the fifth assembly to convene since its establishment back in July 2016.

The citizens' assembly on gender equality will meet for the first time this month

The citizens' assembly on gender equality will meet for the first time this month

Jan 2nd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,271 Views 64 Comments

Ninety nine people will take part in the citizens’ assembly.

First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February
# Equal Rights
# Equal Rights

First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February

Nov 19th 2019, 7:28 PM 8,354 Views 23 Comments

It will discuss the reasons women are still paid less, find it harder to reach top positions, and carry an unequal share of the burden of care.

A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland
# Brexit
# Brexit

A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland

Sep 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 63,655 Views 52 Comments

University College London is working with Irish universities on the project.

Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister

Jun 16th 2019, 3:27 PM 19,072 Views 41 Comments

The Tory leadership candidate said that “this is what they did in Ireland on abortion, and actually really worked”.

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government

Jun 11th 2019, 8:55 PM 9,735 Views 31 Comments

The Assembly on gender equality will look at “the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination”.

Varadkar backs London's directly elected mayor model for Dublin

Varadkar backs London's directly elected mayor model for Dublin

Mar 6th 2019, 10:05 PM 9,567 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that borough councils should be established directly under a Mayor’s office.

Do you think an all-Ireland Citizens' Assembly should be established to discuss Irish unity?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Do you think an all-Ireland Citizens' Assembly should be established to discuss Irish unity?

Feb 13th 2019, 8:21 PM 29,873 Views 112 Comments

Sinn Féin has argued that the possibility of a united Ireland must be prepared for.

Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay
# Women In The Home
# Women In The Home

Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay

Sep 2nd 2018, 6:00 AM 9,052 Views 21 Comments

Minister Flanagan sent a letter regarding the referendum on the women’s place in the home to Justice Committee members this week.

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'

Apr 18th 2018, 1:23 PM 8,334 Views 99 Comments

The recommendations were reached by majority vote of the Assembly members following two weekends of deliberation.

Only eight people (and one party) gave their view on whether we should have a fixed term Dáil
# No-dail Recall
# No-dail Recall

Only eight people (and one party) gave their view on whether we should have a fixed term Dáil

Apr 14th 2018, 6:01 AM 8,290 Views 13 Comments

Only the Green Party made a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly.

Dáil descends into row over Citizens' Assembly recruitment criticism
# Shouting Match
# Shouting Match

Dáil descends into row over Citizens' Assembly recruitment criticism

Feb 22nd 2018, 1:41 PM 27,455 Views 195 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly confirmed this week that seven of the 99 citizens were recruited improperly by Red C Research and Marketing.

Seven people who took part in the last Citizens' Assembly weren't recruited properly
# Mistake
# Mistake

Seven people who took part in the last Citizens' Assembly weren't recruited properly

Feb 21st 2018, 5:36 PM 26,444 Views 94 Comments

The majority view on four questions cannot be determined as a result.

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