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Entries Tagged as 'Free Travel Pass'

Iarnrod Eireann apologise to gay couple over travel pass rejection

August 16th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Irish Rail, Same Sex Partnerships

Iarnrod Eireann have ‘sincerely’ apologised to a gay man and his husband for an incident in Heuston Station on Sunday where they were prevented from travelling on a train to Cork because the ticket checker and station master would not allow them to travel on a Department of Social Protection travel pass.  The pass was […]


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Social Welfare Policy under Equality Review

September 6th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Equality, Same Sex Partnerships

Minister for Social and Family Affairs, Mary Hanafin was doorstepped today by Newstalk (link to print version of their report is no longer available) about the Free Travel Pass issue following the publication of that article in the Irish Independent. As in the responses to other outlets she confirmed that the social welfare code was […]


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