Tuesday May 26, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that "there are great sensitivities that need to be carefully considered and there will not be a repeal of the Eighth Amendment in the lifetime of this Government".
Monday May 25, 2015
Senator Averil Power has resigned from the Fianna Fáil party, saying Micheál Martin is not an effective leader and the party is not fit for government.
Sunday May 24, 2015
Mark Kelly of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has called for the "swift enactment of the necessary legislation so that same sex marriages can actually start to happen."
Friday May 15, 2015
A group of three senior lawyers has warned that a victory for the Yes vote campaign in the same-sex marriage referendum would lead to same-sex couples having the same rights as heterosexual couples to use surrogacy and assisted human reproduction.
Monday April 13, 2015
The Referendum Commission has begun its campaign to promote public awareness of the two upcoming referendums on same-sex marriage and the reduction of the age for Presidential candidates.
Friday March 27, 2015
Round-up of Irish and international news
Thursday March 26, 2015
Senator Jim Walsh has resigned the Fianna Fáil whip over his opposition to the Children and Family Relationships Bill and the same sex marraige referendum.
Wednesday March 11, 2015
Round-up of other Irish and international news.
Friday December 19, 2014
The committee stage debate on the Water Services Bill in the Seanad is expected to continue into the early hours.
Thursday December 18, 2014
The second stage of the Water Services Bill has been voted through by members of the Seanad by 31 votes to 26.