The Irish Times: ‘Government defeated in Seanad on Private Member’s refugee Bill’

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Media

The Government was defeated in the Seanad as a Private Member’s Bill allowing refugees bring their extended family to Ireland passed its committee stage.

The International Protection (Family Reunification) (Amendment) Bill was introduced by Independent Senators Colette Kelleher, Lynn Ruane, Alice Mary Higgins and others.

It is supported by several Independents as well as Fianna Fáil, Labour, Sinn Féin and the Green Party.

Read the fully story on the Irish Times website here.