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Last year
Proposed remote working legislation lacks 'teeth', say unions and employment lawyers
Trade unions have taken aim at the draft legislation, which they say is stacked in favour of employers over workers.
All time
Accountability regime for top bankers 'to be in place within 18 months'
The new laws will give the Central Bank more power to tackle individuals for wrongdoing.
Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill
The bill will provide for State recognition of the acquired gender of transgender people over 18 who are not married or in a civil partnership.
No decision from Fianna Fáil on abortion vote
Following an afternoon meeting, the party said it would not make a decision on legislative proposals.
'Professional experts' only to be called for hearings on abortion bill
The Oireachtas Health Committee will hold three days of public hearings on the Heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013.
Column: Legislators colluded against women but abortion law provides clarity
Irish women have been denied their constitutional right to adequate maternal healthcare but the new draft law changes that, argues Labour TD Ciara Conway.
Analysis: Draft abortion law has gaps which require clarification
The new law is a draft and some important issues raised by its publication need clarification, write law experts Jennifer Schweppe and Dr Eimear Spain.
Pro-life groups: 'Proposals go too far'; Pro-choice: 'Bill doesn't go far enough'
It’s not often that Clare Daly and Youth Defence are in agreement…
'No conscientious objection' for Fine Gael TDs on abortion bill, says Kenny
Whether they are doctors or legislators, “conscience objection doesn’t absolve people from responsibility.”
Taoiseach says new abortion rules just offer clarity and 'won't change law'
“It will cover existing constitutional rights only… it will not create any new rights,” the Taoiseach said.
Trócaire "mystified" by "weak" draft climate change bill
The charity said it is disappointed at what it describes as a “row back” on the all-party draft bill on climate change.