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Inside Politics: Taoiseach unclear if legislation can be introduced during court process

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was unclear as to whether legislation to implement the decision of the people can even be introduced in the Dáil while the courts consider the applications. Photograph: Dáil/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was unclear as to whether legislation to implement the decision of the people can even be introduced in the Dáil while the courts consider the applications. Photograph: Dáil/PA Wire

The Dáil and Seanad resumed yesterday from a week-long break allowing our parliamentarians time to digest the results of the referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

While they recuperated from a very intense and difficult campaign, a number of citizens made their way to the High Court to challenge the result of that referendum.

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