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#Conscience

# conscience - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'
# Conscience
# Conscience

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

May 19th 2015, 5:14 PM 12,700 Views 80 Comments

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

# conscience - Friday 23 January, 2015

'There's nothing to be afraid of': Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today...
# Shot Down
# Shot Down

'There's nothing to be afraid of': Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today...

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 13,312 Views 67 Comments

The independent TD proposed a referendum to give politicians freedom of conscience during votes.

# conscience - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

The Ceann Comhairle has called for the whip to be dropped on issues on conscience
# FREE VOTE
# FREE VOTE

The Ceann Comhairle has called for the whip to be dropped on issues on conscience

Dec 30th 2014, 5:58 PM 8,642 Views 44 Comments

Speaking to The Irish Times, the Ceann Comhairle expressed his views specifically in relation to the Eight Amendment.

# conscience - Friday 9 May, 2014

Burglars return computer after stealing from a disabled woman
# Conscience
# Conscience

Burglars return computer after stealing from a disabled woman

May 9th 2014, 7:30 AM 24,382 Views 14 Comments

“We are thieves but we have a conscience. We are really sorry”.

# conscience - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Column: Give the Dáil a conscience – let our representatives speak their minds
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Give the Dáil a conscience – let our representatives speak their minds

Jan 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 27 Views 35 Comments

The whip system denies elected representatives their rights and belittles our democracy, writes Colm Bergin.

# conscience - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Fianna Fáil to examine if free votes should be given more often
# Conscience
# Conscience

Fianna Fáil to examine if free votes should be given more often

May 30th 2013, 9:19 PM 5,826 Views 41 Comments

Micheál Martin tells TheJournal.ie that a committee is to examine whether other matters merit a conscience vote.

Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators to have free vote on abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators to have free vote on abortion bill

May 30th 2013, 4:56 PM 4,680 Views 34 Comments

The party could not reach a unified position on the legislation, so members will be allowed to vote without party instruction.

# conscience - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Guilty burglar repays stolen money after 30 years... with interest
# Pangs
From The Daily Edge
# Pangs

Guilty burglar repays stolen money after 30 years... with interest

Mar 19th 2013, 10:22 AM 16,845 Views 11 Comments

The thief also wrote an emotional letter expressing his remorse over the 1980s robbery.

# conscience - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Column: Toeing the party line on issues of conscience isn’t right
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Toeing the party line on issues of conscience isn’t right

Nov 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 194 Views 46 Comments

Ireland’s rigid party whip system erodes true democracy – and this is never so evident as on the issue of abortion, writes Larry Donnelly.

# conscience - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Man returns cash stolen from US store - 60 years later
# Atonement
From The Daily Edge
# Atonement

Man returns cash stolen from US store - 60 years later

Nov 29th 2011, 2:37 PM 4,448 Views 9 Comments

The store manager says an elderly man left $100 and a note explaining that he wanted to return funds he claims he stole from the shop in the 1940s.