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When the country goes to the polls for the next General Election, political parties will be required to ensure that 30 per cent of their candidates are women. The difficulties involved with balancing parenthood with politics has long been identified as an obstacle to women in particular when it comes to getting into – and staying in - office. But for male deputies too, there is the reality of a lot of birthday parties missed and a lot of time spent away from home. The National Women’s Council will this afternoon launch a report on the topic of ‘Building a ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0304/508132-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-4-march-2014/?clipid=1431768
It emerged over the weekend that there are serious divisions between the governning parties in relation to the proposed legislation on abortion. The latest tension relates to a report yesterday which suggested that six doctors would be required to assess if a threat of suicide by a pregnant woman represented a "real and substantial risk to her life". Pat discusses this with Ciara Conway, Labour TD for Waterford; Mary Lou McDonald, Deputy Leader of Sinn Féin and Senator Ronán Mullen.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-pat-kenny/programmes/2013/0422/383825-today-with-pat-kenny-monday-22-april-2013/?clipid=1059155
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Sinn Fein’s motion calling for immediate legislation to allow for an abortion where the mother’s life is at risk is being debated in the Dail while the Government parties’ counter motion supports the Minister for Health's recommendation that the expert group report should be published immediately after it is brought to Cabinet next Tuesday. I am joined on the line from Dail Eireann by Mary Lou McDonald Deputy Leader of Sinn Fein and by Ciara Conway of Labour.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-pat-kenny/programmes/2012/1121/353310-today-with-pat-kenny-wednesday-21-november-2012/?clipid=936499
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