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# abolition

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Minister: 'We are not abolishing the Seanad'
Abolition of the upper house will be a decision for the Irish people, the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said this morning.
Constitutional Convention won't discuss Seanad abolition
The members of the convention voted by 57 to 41 per cent not to write to the Taoiseach seeking an opportunity to discuss the abolition of the chamber.
Protest over National Coursing Meeting to take place outside Dáil
The event is due to take place this weekend in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.
Voters want to scrap Seanad, give diaspora the vote and review Constitution
Ipsos MRBI has polled a number of issues that will be up for discussion at the constitutional convention which gets under way this weekend.
Howlin scales back plans for abolition and merging of State agencies
Though 47 measures will go ahead by the end of this year, almost half of mergers or abolitions have been deferred or postponed.
Kenny says vote on Seanad likely in late 2013
The Taoiseach said he does not intend to publish any documentation relating to the abolition of the Seanad until he is satisfied it is all in place.
Poll: Should the Seanad be abolished?
Six former senators have said that the upper house of the Oireachtas should be reformed instead of abolished as the government wants to do. But what do you think?