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Entries Tagged as 'Family'

Marriage/Family Campaigns and Research News

June 10th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Equality, LGBT, Same Sex Partnerships

Marriage Equality last week launched a National Poster campaign calling for Civil Marriage for same sex couples and recognition of lesbian and gay families. Funded by the Community Foundation of Ireland the posters will be displayed on Dublin Bus and in libraries, family resources and community centres around the country. Find out more about the […]


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Consent and RTE PrimeTime

May 24th, 2010 · 16 Comments · Irish Media

Who checked that the people who took part in the RTE Prime Time Investigates programme last night and if they truly understood how they would be portrayed in the programme or even wanted to participate?  I refer to the people diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimers. Their families were no doubt asked and consented for them […]


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Leo Varadkar issues a clarification

February 5th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Irish Politics, Social Policy

Someone’s been getting a bit of flack for his comments last week, but is Leo blaming it on the reporting or the reading of the reporting or misreading? Note the last line – all his own work! From today’s Irish Times Madam, – Last week I spoke in the Dáil on the Civil Partnership Bill […]


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