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Dublin: 15°C Tuesday 16 August 2022

#Floodgates

# floodgates - Monday 16 November, 2015

These two guys just kept on drinking even though the pub's beer garden was flooded
# Heroes
From The Daily Edge
# Heroes

These two guys just kept on drinking even though the pub's beer garden was flooded

Nov 16th 2015, 3:21 PM 7,173 Views 3 Comments

Never, ever give up on those pints.

# floodgates - Monday 1 July, 2013

Kenny: Bill will not 'open floodgates to abortion on demand'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Kenny: Bill will not 'open floodgates to abortion on demand'

Jul 1st 2013, 5:07 PM 4,112 Views 113 Comments

Kenny refuted allegations that the bill meant Fine Gael was ‘breaking a pre-election promise by legalising abortion’, saying this was not the case.

# floodgates - Monday 27 May, 2013

Column: Let's stop using the 'floodgates' argument when debating social change
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let's stop using the 'floodgates' argument when debating social change

May 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 559 Views 73 Comments

Divorce, contraception and abortion – all debates that have been been subject to the ‘slippery slope’ argument. But that’s precisely what clear legislation rules out, writes Nathan Wheeler.

# floodgates - Monday 15 April, 2013

Second minister appears to reject calls for 'sunset clause' in abortion law
# Abortion
# Abortion

Second minister appears to reject calls for 'sunset clause' in abortion law

Apr 15th 2013, 10:18 AM 6,608 Views 111 Comments

Alan Shatter suggests it would be more appropriate not to have a legal expiry date written into forthcoming laws on abortion.

# floodgates - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Fine Gael TDs suggest 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fine Gael TDs suggest 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation

Apr 14th 2013, 4:30 PM 7,144 Views 115 Comments

A number of TDs have put forward a sunset clause, which would mean abortion legislation would be reviewed after a number of years.

# floodgates - Friday 16 December, 2011

Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain
# Floods
# Floods

Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain

Dec 16th 2011, 10:06 AM 1,722 Views 0 Comments

The report also promises there will not be a repeat of the situation in south Dublin where keys to close floodgates were missing.

# floodgates - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Watch: Thierry Henry breaks down in tears as his statue is unveiled at Arsenal
# Floodgates
From The42
# Floodgates

Watch: Thierry Henry breaks down in tears as his statue is unveiled at Arsenal

Dec 10th 2011, 6:44 PM 1,962 Views 4 Comments

It was an emotional return to the club he graced for eight years, under the watchful eye of the man who bought him from Juventus.

# floodgates - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD
# Floods
# Floods

Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD

Oct 25th 2011, 5:42 PM 1,355 Views 12 Comments

Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.

# floodgates - Thursday 6 October, 2011

American star Merritt wins appeal against Olympic ban, others may follow
# Floodgates
From The42
# Floodgates

American star Merritt wins appeal against Olympic ban, others may follow

Oct 6th 2011, 1:09 PM 83 Views 0 Comments

LaShawn Merritt, who had been banned from competing at next year’s Olympic Games due to a doping offence, has appealed successfully to get the ruling overturned.