Friday August 7, 2020

An iron Constitution?

Some time in the coming weeks, if ministers judge that there will be no adverse reaction to the fiscal treaty, the Oireachtas will vote to set up a constitutional convention.

12th May, 2012

Some time in the coming weeks, if ministers judge that there will be no adverse reaction which might damage the prospects for the fiscal treaty, the Oireachtas will vote to set up a constitutional convention.

This is a commitment under the Programme for Government, a compromise between the Labour Party's desire to rewrite the entire 1937 Constitution, and Fine Gael's more targeted political reform agenda - most notable of which is its desire to abolish...

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