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Stamp duty and civil partnerships

May 20th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Equality, LGBT, Same Sex Partnerships

UPDATE GLEN have tonight issued a press release clarifying the situation following contact with the Department of Justice – it seems there is an error in the Irish Times report? An Irish Times article on Wednesday 19th May seemed to suggest that a proposed amendment to the Civil Partnership Bill would not exempt from stamp […]


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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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If it’s bad today – it was bad on Saturday

March 3rd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Elections, Irish Politics, Recession

Several times on Saturday at the Ard Fheis I wondered aloud and online about the absence of news. Ok so there’s no money available to announce anything new but that shouldn’t stop a bit of “makey uppey re-announcing previous new news” if you understand me. I did hear that everything was being put into the […]


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