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Higgins welcomes Facebook suspension of foreign-purchased referendum ads

Senator Alice-Mary Higgins has welcomed Facebook’s announcement that they will end sales of online political ads to overseas actors in advance of the May 25 Referendum. She described it as a sign that the platform is listening to some of the concerns raised by herself and others, including civil society groups like Transparency Referendum.

Senator calls on business to block political adverts ahead of referendum

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Businesses might need to consider blocking all political adverts from their websites ahead of the Eighth Referendum, as they face being liable for any inappropriate content. However there are tools they can use to delete or block such items.

After Cambridge Analytica scandal, senator concerned about data protection bill

Senator Alice-Mary Higgins who has led the debate in the Seanad on the Data Protection Bill 2018 which is supposed to give effect to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), has said that despite crucial amendments, she remains very concerned about the Bill.

Galway to mark a century of women’s right to vote

One hundred years ago this month, women in Britain and Ireland were allowed the right to vote, and in the UK general election of December 1918, the first woman was elected to the House of Commons - the Irish Republican revolutionary, Countess Markievicz.

Galway to mark a century of women’s right to vote

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One hundred years ago this month, women in Britain and Ireland were allowed the right to vote, and in the UK general election of December 1918, the first woman was elected to the House of Commons - the Irish Republican revolutionary, Countess Markievicz.

Galway West - youth waiting in the wings for its chance

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So when is the next General Election? For 18 months after the 2016 poll we were told "There'll be an election in six months." The Government came perilously close to collapse just before Christmas, but now? It seems an election is further away, rather than coming down the tracks fast.

Educate Together secondary school for Galway gets cross party support

Parents involved in the campaign for a second-level Educate Together school for Galway received a boost to their campaign following cross-party expressions of support for such a school for the city, during a recent visit to Leinster House.

Educate Together secondary school for Galway gets cross party support

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Parents involved in the campaign for a second-level Educate Together school for Galway received a boost to their campaign following cross-party expressions of support for such a school for the city, during a recent visit to Leinster House.

Galway stands with Ahmadiyya community against Islamophobic attack

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The emergence of racist and neo-Nazi graffiti in Galway has been linked with vandalism on the city's main mosque this week. However the public has stood firm with the Muslim community against any form of Islamophobia, while politicians have condemned the attack as "cowardly" and "dreadful".

Alice-Mary Higgins calls on voters to elect a progressive, reforming voice to Seanad Éireann

Independent Seanad candidate, Alice-Mary Higgins has today urged all those with a Seanad ballot paper to use it as every vote will count in setting the policy agenda for the next Seanad.

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