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# emergency-powers - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Government accused of 'blurring lines' on emergency pandemic powers
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# IHREC

Government accused of 'blurring lines' on emergency pandemic powers

Thu 9:36 AM 20,351 Views 49 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission says all Covid-related emergency powers should have sunset clauses.

# emergency-powers - Friday 1 May, 2020

Simon Harris to extend emergency Garda powers until 18 May
# Emergency Powers
# Emergency Powers

Simon Harris to extend emergency Garda powers until 18 May

May 1st 2020, 11:59 PM 24,179 Views 51 Comments

The health minister said he would sign the updated regulations tonight.

# emergency-powers - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Junior minister concerned about Garda treatment of Debenhams protesters, calls for regular review of powers
# Emergency Powers
# Emergency Powers

Junior minister concerned about Garda treatment of Debenhams protesters, calls for regular review of powers

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:32 PM 31,025 Views 57 Comments

Minister of State John Hallligan says the powers should be reviewed on a monthly-basis.

# emergency-powers - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Gardaí record 34 incidents where Covid-19 emergency powers were invoked
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# Stay Home Stay Safe

Gardaí record 34 incidents where Covid-19 emergency powers were invoked

Apr 21st 2020, 4:23 PM 43,522 Views 57 Comments

The incidents were recorded between 8 April and 18 April during which gardaí said the vast majority of people were compliant.

# emergency-powers - Monday 30 March, 2020

Opinion: Emergency Covid-19 legislation harks back to the Civil War, ‘the Emergency’ and the Troubles
# Emergency Legislation
# Emergency Legislation

Opinion: Emergency Covid-19 legislation harks back to the Civil War, ‘the Emergency’ and the Troubles

Mar 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,695 Views 6 Comments

Conor Casey of Trinity College says a challenge to the new legislation would be unlikely to succeed.