Monthly Archives: March 2013

Abortion in France gives Ireland the benefit of hindsight

We are delighted to welcome this guest post on the issue of abortion from Dr Bénédicte Sage-Fuller, Faculty of Law, University College Cork and Dr Grégor Puppinck, European Centre for Law and Justice, Strasbourg, France.   Anyone who thinks that … Continue reading

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The Price of Accountability

Accountability is lost in the axing of the Mobility Allowance scheme Dr Fiona Donson The decision by the Department of Health to close two disability schemes – the Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant – following sustained criticism of their operation … Continue reading

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Preferendum on the Seanad

Last week the Government announced its intention to hold another referendum in the autumn. The issues to be considered include changes in our patent law, in order to allow for the ratification of a new European-wide patent system; reform of … Continue reading

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