Seamus Healy

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Ruairí Quinn: “I have asked the national parents council to look at ways in which they can, with the schools, move towards generic uniforms”

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn said he is considering new ways to give parents more power to control the costs of education including “a Paren(...)

German public broadcaster ZDF has denied charges of sexism over an advertisement for the European women’s soccer championship

Moving to the exitsThe Dáil lived the song of the summer on Wednesday when politicians stayed out way past their bedtime to play Daft Punk Politics.Al(...)

Independent TD Séamus Healy: called on the Government to include cases of fatal foetal abnormalities in the Bill.

The theatre of a late-night Dáil sitting and the prospect of a junior minister going overboard may have lent some drama to its final passage into law,(...)

Crowds of protesters on both sides of the issue outside Leinster House on Wednesday night: “it is far to complex an issue for grandstanding”. Photograph: PA

I sympathise with the tongue-tied Dáil Deputies repeating “fatal foetal abnormality” at 3am in the morning. “Lethal chromosomal anomalies incompatible(...)

 Leo Varadkar: Minister does not believe it would be possible to vote a third time on the issue of abortion without asking questions on allowing terminations on the grounds of rape, alleged rape, incest, the health of the mother or in the case of a foetus incompatible with life. Photograph: Eric Luke

A new referendum removing suicide as a grounds for abortion would also have to include other issues, said Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar. He said(...)

Robert Dowds: Cabinet accepted that TDs had to be more than voters for Government legislation

The Government needs to incentivise TDs to try to have the referendum to abolish the Seanad succeed, a Government backbencher has told the Dá(...)

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