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A MONTH or so before Christmas, a rather imposing volume landed on my desk. Bound in a strong blue cloth, the front cover declared the title to be Asylum Archive, the author to be Vukasin Nedeljkovic. The spine declared the publisher to be Asylum Archive.
The Irish people’s decision to repeal the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution has been described by Galway Together for Yes as “incredibly welcome”, and the group has thanked “all our campaigners, supporters, and volunteers for their amazing work over the past few months”.
On Monday the Minister for Health Simon Harris reaffirmed that the penalty for taking abortion pills will remain at 14 years' imprisonment unless there is a Yes vote in tomorrow's referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, is hosting an international conference on ‘The Rights of Migrants and Refugees: the role of courts and tribunals’ starting today (Thursday) and continuing tomorrow.
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.
Voting Yes will "remove the harmful Eighth Amendment from the Constitution" and allow the State "create a caring and compassionate environment for women in Ireland in crisis pregnancy situations".
People Before Profit (PBP) Mayo will hold a public meeting on housing and homelessness at 8pm on Tuesday, March 20 in the Station House Hotel in Ballina.
The Commission on the Future of Policing will host an open evening for people in Galway next week, and has invited members of the public, local community groups and interested stakeholders with views on the future of policing to attend.
Students in Westmeath are being reminded to submit their entries into the ActionAid Speech Writing Competition.
Last Friday, as Storm Brian dragged its squalls of wind and rain across the city, I met Ireland’s new French Ambassador, Stepháne Crouzat in the snug environs of the Black Gate Centre on St Francis Street. It was an ‘entente tres cordiale’ as Stephane’s soft-spoken, warm, and personable manner is the very embodiment of diplomacy.