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Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer elected as new chair of the Seanad
Senators voted today on a new chair of the upper house.
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Seanad could be given role to hold public inquiries... if it survives
The Seanad could be given the opportunity to seek the right to hold major public inquiries – if it is not abolished first.
Sinn Féin strips Peadar Toibín of committee chairmanship over X Case vote
The Meath West TD did not vote with the party on a motion to legislate for the X Case and has been disciplined for breaking the party whip.
Former FF senator given €3,100 expenses for role he couldn't fulfil
Pat Moylan was paid €3100.05 in expenses across April and May – for being the Cathaoireach of a Seanad that no longer existed.