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#Seanad by-election

# seanad-by-election - Friday 27 April, 2018

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know
# Secret Ballot
# Secret Ballot

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know

Apr 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,000 Views 21 Comments

Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will be voting by secret ballot.

# seanad-by-election - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'

Apr 25th 2018, 2:50 PM 66,083 Views 120 Comments

The name of the city remains a contentious issue for some.

# seanad-by-election - Friday 13 November, 2015

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator
# By-election
# By-election

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator

Nov 13th 2015, 3:08 PM 30,890 Views 414 Comments

The abuse victim has won a seat on the Seanad’s Industrial and Commercial Panel.

# seanad-by-election - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill 'deeply regrets and is deeply sorry' for dissident involvement
# Seanad By-election
# Seanad By-election

Mairia Cahill 'deeply regrets and is deeply sorry' for dissident involvement

Nov 12th 2015, 11:54 PM 41,417 Views 280 Comments

The Labour Seanad candidate has broken her silence.

# seanad-by-election - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links
# Seanad By-election
# Seanad By-election

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links

Nov 10th 2015, 5:31 PM 29,717 Views 0 Comments

The Labour Seanad candidate is coming under pressure over her refusal to debate.

# seanad-by-election - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill
# Seanad By-election
# Seanad By-election

Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill

Nov 4th 2015, 1:16 PM 21,326 Views 0 Comments

The email was sent to every TD and Senator overnight by the independent Seanad by-election candidate Jerry Beades.

# seanad-by-election - Monday 5 October, 2015

Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill
# Seanad
# Seanad

Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill

Oct 5th 2015, 4:08 PM 18,640 Views 45 Comments

The party is considering its options.

# seanad-by-election - Friday 10 October, 2014

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him
# Seanad
# Seanad

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him

Oct 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 24,337 Views 65 Comments

Former TUI president Gerard Craughwell is the country’s newest senator.

Ireland's newest senator: I won't be whipped by any party
# Independent Man
# Independent Man

Ireland's newest senator: I won't be whipped by any party

Oct 10th 2014, 1:26 PM 9,816 Views 27 Comments

Gerard Craughwell has been speaking to reporters this lunchtime.

# seanad-by-election - Monday 6 October, 2014

John McNulty goes back to running his shop as Enda says he didn't vote for him
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

John McNulty goes back to running his shop as Enda says he didn't vote for him

Oct 6th 2014, 2:03 PM 12,976 Views 33 Comments

The reluctant candidate could yet win the Seanad by-election on Friday.

# seanad-by-election - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'
# Question Time
# Question Time

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'

Oct 2nd 2014, 1:07 PM 15,102 Views 77 Comments

Mick Wallace said people are sick with ‘cronyism in Irish politics’.

# seanad-by-election - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election
# He's Out
# He's Out

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election

Sep 30th 2014, 10:15 PM 16,390 Views 67 Comments

The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.

# seanad-by-election - Monday 29 September, 2014

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned

Sep 29th 2014, 10:39 AM 5,170 Views 17 Comments

The controversy over Fine Gael’s pick for the vacant Seanad seat is rumbling on.

# seanad-by-election - Saturday 27 September, 2014

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters

Sep 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,031 Views 36 Comments

A little-known losing local election candidate is at the centre of a controversy that is causing huge problems for Fine Gael.

# seanad-by-election - Friday 26 September, 2014

FG TD thinks McNulty appointment is 'stroke politics at its worst'... and he's not the only one
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

FG TD thinks McNulty appointment is 'stroke politics at its worst'... and he's not the only one

Sep 26th 2014, 5:20 PM 15,613 Views 67 Comments

Meanwhile, Finance Minister Michael Noonan has sought to play down the John McNulty controversy today.

# seanad-by-election - Thursday 18 September, 2014

This guy is Fine Gael's surprise pick for the vacant Seanad seat
# Seanad
# Seanad

This guy is Fine Gael's surprise pick for the vacant Seanad seat

Sep 18th 2014, 8:59 AM 8,998 Views 33 Comments

John McNulty will take Deirdre Clune’s vacant seat in the upper house.

# seanad-by-election - Friday 8 August, 2014

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad
# Uphill Task
# Uphill Task

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad

Aug 8th 2014, 12:53 PM 9,198 Views 42 Comments

Gerard Craughwell believes the forthcoming Seanad by-election is “a sham”

# seanad-by-election - Friday 11 July, 2014

The government doesn't have a majority in the Seanad, but will pass a law to fix that today
# Vacancy
# Vacancy

The government doesn't have a majority in the Seanad, but will pass a law to fix that today

Jul 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,081 Views 22 Comments

Fine Gael hopes to fill the vacant Seanad seat when TDs and Senators return from their holidays in September.