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# article-27 - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: This not the time for a cynical power grab – the Seanad must be retained
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This not the time for a cynical power grab – the Seanad must be retained

Oct 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 45 Views 32 Comments

In pushing for Seanad abolition, the government is trying to strip a layer of democracy designed to give fundamental protections to citizens, writes Niall Collins TD.

# article-27 - Monday 30 September, 2013

Why will abolishing the Seanad mean deleting Article 27 from the Constitution?
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

Why will abolishing the Seanad mean deleting Article 27 from the Constitution?

Sep 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 15,119 Views 90 Comments

Article 27 of the Constitution will be deleted if the referendum to abolish the Seanad is passed. But what is it and why is it being deleted?

# article-27 - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Keaveney: 'A lot of TDs are curious about a referendum on the abortion law'
# Article 27
# Article 27

Keaveney: 'A lot of TDs are curious about a referendum on the abortion law'

Jun 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,757 Views 40 Comments

The former Labour chairman, Colm Keaveney, continues to indicate that TDs and Senators could force a referendum on the abortion legislation, using a little-known provision of the Constitution to petition the President.

# article-27 - Sunday 23 June, 2013

'Struggling' TDs in discussions on abortion Bill referendum
# Article 27
# Article 27

'Struggling' TDs in discussions on abortion Bill referendum

Jun 23rd 2013, 5:04 PM 5,824 Views 137 Comments

Colm Keaveney tells TheJournal.ie that preliminary groundwork is being put in place to activate Article 27 of the Constitution.