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Abortion in Ireland – the Numbers

March 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Abortion, Irish Politics, Social Policy

150,000 women have left Ireland to access an abortion since 1980.  More facts on Ireland and Abortion in this animation from the Irish Family Planning Association released earlier this week. [ mexico pharmacy cialis | ingredients of viagra | viagra seizures | best prices on viagra | cialis buy | cialis okay for women | […]

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Mauled by the Celtic Tiger – CESR report published

February 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Irish Politics, Recession, Social Policy

International human rights organisation the Centre for Economic and Social Rights yesterday published a report reviewing the impact of recession on human rights in Ireland. Mauled by the Celtic Tiger: Human Rights in Ireland’s Economic Meltdown reviews Ireland’s commitments to international human rights instruments, research and statistics available on the impact of austerity on Human, […]

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Freezing thoughts warming me up for the wrong reasons

December 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Freezing thoughts warming me up for the wrong reasons · Irish Politics

Before I start I know that other countries are not coping with the weather very well either. And I know this is an ‘unique weather event.’ However from being stuck at home for most of this month so far due to the risk of injury and lack of mobility I have been able to listen […]

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Ireland Inc. bankrupt not only financially

November 19th, 2010 · 25 Comments · Elections, Irish Politics, Personal, Recession

You have probably seen it already. I’m hoping that it was genuine anger and not thinking about the next election. My reaction and those of thousands of people was ‘at long last’ after a truly terrible week and many terrible weeks to come somebody turned to a Government Minister and said stop the lying, look […]

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Shopping

November 15th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics, Recession, Social Policy

Maybe my staycation is really addling my brain but why are the only job creation initiatives being created in the past few weeks those in the retail sector? Tesco managers refer to Ireland as Treasure Island because the profit margins are so high. (They don’t like us knowing that they call us that or what […]

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