Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2015

Today I am tabling an amendment to the Misuse of Drugs Bill 2015 to take Ireland on a more progressive course in terms of our drug policy. My amendment,… [more]

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Minister for Education invites applications for patronage of new Marino/Drumcondra primary school

The Minister for Education has today (Monday 15 February) announced that she is inviting applications for patronage of the new primary school for Marino/Drumcondra.… [more]

Minister for Education invites applications for patronage of new Marino/Drumcondra primary school Minister for Education invites applications for patronage of new Marino/Drumcondra primary school

Howth-Sutton Update – Ó Ríordáin appeals Techrete decision

Following the decision by Fingal County Council last month to grant permission to Planning Application F15A/0362 (Site comprising the former Techrete and… [more]

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WEBPOST FROM THE US: JESSE JACKSON FIGHTS GEORGE WALLACE AGAIN

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin

Waiting on a taxi from the Democratic Convention Centre in Philadelphia after an evening of electrifying speeches, I had the great fortune to meet one of the greatest orators of our time. The Reverend Jesse Jackson’s hand was one I was proud to shake. His career is one I can remember from his speeches as […]

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WEBPOST FROM THE US: PROMOTING THE REAL THING

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin

At a Washington Post fringe event on Tuesday, I observed a live interview with the Democratic Governor of Colorado John Hickenlooper. Listening to his take on liberalising his state’s drug legislation and also moves on gun control was interesting, but it was his views on the poisoning of the political culture that stood out most. […]

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WEBPOST FROM THE US: BOOKER WINS THE PRIZE

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin

From the stage of the Democratic Convention in Philiadelphia on Tuesday night there were some big names making the case to unify behind the candidacy of Hillary Clinton.  Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama and Elizabeth Warren all spoke passionately about the vision they have for America, but also about the threat to common decency that Donald […]

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