Posts Tagged ‘Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’

Irish voters reject “durable relationship” as family definition

Monday, March 11th, 2024
Family and Care

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar acknowledged defeat as two proposed constitutional amendments on the family and care agenda were on course for rejection. Voters rejected the amendments which aimed to redefine family structures and address outdated language regarding women’s roles in the home. Despite Varadkar’s advocacy for updating the constitution to reflect modern societal norms Read more

Irish Catholic hospitals may have to remove religious symbols

Monday, March 4th, 2019

Catholic hospitals in Ireland may have to remove crucifixes and other religious symbols from rooms with non-Catholic patients. A new report issued last Thursday by former European Union official Catherine Day focused on the relationship between the Irish state and Church-run hospitals. There are twelve Catholic hospitals in the Republic of Ireland, all of which Read more