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Continued restrictions around maternity care and access branded ‘outrageous’

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Restrictions on maternity care and partners accompanying pregnant women to hospital have caused “unnecessary stress”, while lack of progress and information on this issue is “outrageous”

Lack of maternity leave for councillors ‘simply unacceptable’ says Hoade

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The pressure felt by women who work as local authority elected members “just weeks after giving birth”, owing to a lack of proper maternity provision in the State, is “simply unacceptable in 2021”.

End delay in introducing three weeks parental leave, says Farrell

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The three weeks’ Parent’s Leave and Benefit, promised almost four months ago by the Government, must be introduced now, especially with crèches closed or taking reduced numbers due to the pandemic.

Cheevers calls for introduction of emergency paid parental leave

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Emergency paid parental leave should be introduced by the Government for working parents, where one parent may have to stay at home because of the closure of schools.

No rates increase for next year following adoption of council budget

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There will be no increase in commercial rates in Mayo for 2021 following the adoption of the new budget by the elected members of Mayo County Council at their annual budget meeting on Monday morning.

Adoption of bye-laws to curb anti-social behaviour

The formal adoption of bye-laws on the regulation and control of the consumption of intoxicating liquor in public places which received due pertinence at the monthly meeting of Athlone Moate Municipal District has been unilaterally welcomed by local authority representatives who have expressed their aspirations that the introduction of such measures will curb ongoing anti-social behaviour within the town centre.

Call for open access to personal information for adoptees

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The Galway City Council is expected to endorse a supporting motion on behalf of Aitheantas - Adoptee Identity Rights, a group campaigning for open access for adoptees to their own information, at its next meeting on Monday.

Boxer’s key Housing Bill progressing towards formal adoption status

A Housing Bill, initiated by local Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, aimed at helping distressed mortgage holders has passed committee stage in the Oireachtas.

O’Reilly calls for Yes vote in divorce referendum

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The four year waiting period for couples who are divorcing is “causing real financial and emotional pressure” at a “very stressful and uncertain time”, often “accelerating conflict between ex partners”.

Shared maternity leave Bill will give parents greater flexibility

Fianna Fáil has introduced a bill in the Dáil which will allow parents to share maternity leave.


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