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Labour at Electric Picnic

Posted on September 04, 2016

This weekend, Alan Kelly TD and Ivana Bacik spoke at the Newstalk Lounge at Electric Picnic. You can watch their contributions below

 

Alan participated in Have I Got Newstalk for You - looking over on the top news stories from the past few months.

 

Ivana outlined Labour's stall on why we need to #repealthe8th - watch what she had to say below :

 

 

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Holmes and Bacik launch Labour's Marriage Equality Bill

Posted on March 19, 2013

Senator Ivana Bacik and Cllr Eoin Holmes - Senator Ivana Bacik and Cllr Eoin Holmes, our candidate in the Meath East byelection, launching our Marriage Equality Bill
Senator Ivana Bacik and Cllr Eoin Holmes, our candidate in the Meath East byelection, launching our Marriage Equality Bill

This morning we were in Meath East with our byelection candidate Cllr Eoin Holmes and Senator Ivana Bacik launching our Marriage Equality Bill.

Download the wording of the Bill from here.

The Civil Registration (Marriage Equality) Bill will remove a specific reference to gender from the legislation that faciltiates civil marriages.

Speaking about the Bill Cllr Eoin Holmes said: "Gay and lesbian people in Ireland have been to the fore in bringing about social change through their courage in coming forward and bring true to themselves." He called on voters in the Meath East byelection to vote for a 'more modern, liberal and tolerant Ireland' by giving their support to Labour.

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Senator Bacik launches Oireachtas cyclists group

Posted on July 12, 2012

Senator Bacik launches Oireachtas cyclists group

Senator Ivana Bacik got on her bike today to launch a new All-Party Oireachtas Cyclists Group. The group will encourage all parliamentarians to leave their cars at home and cycle to work.

In tandem with the Government's Smarter Travel policy which aims to have 10% of all commuting trips carried out by bike nationally in Ireland by 2020, the All-Party Oireachtas Cyclists Group hopes to encourage people to cycle, by tackling issues which may prevent nervous cyclists from making the journey.

Senator Bacik said, "The reason why many people do not cycle is because they are concerned about the experience of cycling in congested traffic and do not have the cycling skills to cycle safely in urban areas."

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