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#Floodgates

These two guys just kept on drinking even though the pub's beer garden was flooded
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# Heroes

These two guys just kept on drinking even though the pub's beer garden was flooded

Nov 16th 2015, 3:21 PM 7,157 Views 3 Comments

Never, ever give up on those pints.

Kenny: Bill will not 'open floodgates to abortion on demand'
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# Abortion

Kenny: Bill will not 'open floodgates to abortion on demand'

Jul 1st 2013, 5:07 PM 4,109 Views 113 Comments

Kenny refuted allegations that the bill meant Fine Gael was ‘breaking a pre-election promise by legalising abortion’, saying this was not the case.

Column: Let's stop using the 'floodgates' argument when debating social change
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# Opinion

Column: Let's stop using the 'floodgates' argument when debating social change

May 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 556 Views 73 Comments

Divorce, contraception and abortion – all debates that have been been subject to the ‘slippery slope’ argument. But that’s precisely what clear legislation rules out, writes Nathan Wheeler.

Second minister appears to reject calls for 'sunset clause' in abortion law
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# Abortion

Second minister appears to reject calls for 'sunset clause' in abortion law

Apr 15th 2013, 10:18 AM 6,604 Views 111 Comments

Alan Shatter suggests it would be more appropriate not to have a legal expiry date written into forthcoming laws on abortion.

Fine Gael TDs suggest 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation
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Fine Gael TDs suggest 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation

Apr 14th 2013, 4:30 PM 7,139 Views 115 Comments

A number of TDs have put forward a sunset clause, which would mean abortion legislation would be reviewed after a number of years.

Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain
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# Floods

Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain

Dec 16th 2011, 10:06 AM 1,712 Views 0 Comments

The report also promises there will not be a repeat of the situation in south Dublin where keys to close floodgates were missing.

Watch: Thierry Henry breaks down in tears as his statue is unveiled at Arsenal
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From The42
# Floodgates

Watch: Thierry Henry breaks down in tears as his statue is unveiled at Arsenal

Dec 10th 2011, 6:44 PM 1,961 Views 4 Comments

It was an emotional return to the club he graced for eight years, under the watchful eye of the man who bought him from Juventus.

Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD
# Floods
From TheJournal.ie
# Floods

Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD

Oct 25th 2011, 5:42 PM 1,340 Views 12 Comments

Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.

American star Merritt wins appeal against Olympic ban, others may follow
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From The42
# Floodgates

American star Merritt wins appeal against Olympic ban, others may follow

Oct 6th 2011, 1:09 PM 80 Views 0 Comments

LaShawn Merritt, who had been banned from competing at next year’s Olympic Games due to a doping offence, has appealed successfully to get the ruling overturned.