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Senator calls for anti-bullying legislation to be passed in light Eden Heaslip's passing

Oct 22, 2021 13:10 By News Northern Sound
Senator calls for anti-bullying legislation to be passed in light Eden Heaslip's passing Senator calls for anti-bullying legislation to be passed in light Eden Heaslip's passing
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Senator Sharon Keoghan asked for legislators to "hear the Heaslip family".

A Senator has called for anti-bullying legislation to be passed in light of the passing of Eden Heaslip.

The Cavan teenager died by suicide after being bullied over a period of time.

Sharon Keoghan spoke in the Seanad yesterday and asked for legislators to "hear the Heaslip family" and "put a stop to this senseless suffering".

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On this morning's Joe Finnegan Show, the Independent Meath Senator spoke about the difficulties of implementing such legislation:

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