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# Seanad bid

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# Consent
'Having sex is a fabulous thing, but in the right environment, with the right person'
Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop talks about her life, her work, consent and why she’s running for the Seanad.
# Next best thing
'I’m not going to lie to people, I’d much rather be in the Dáil'
Last month Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he wasn’t going to “kick around the Seanad’ if he lost his Dáil seat. Now he’s changed his mind.
# Sinead Burke
Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics
A Seanad by-election is a strange creature that’s not without controversy.
# Seanad bid
'My son will never live independently. I fear for his future when I'm dead'
Dr Tom Clonan, a security analyst and former army captain, is running for the Seanad.