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Poll: Should we scrap the Seanad entirely?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we scrap the Seanad entirely?

Jan 3rd 2011, 10:15 AM 1,693 Views 0 Comments

There could be a referendum on the way to scrap the upper house of the OIreachtas. What’s your opinion on it?

Vote to scrap Seanad could be held within months
# Scrap The Seanad?
# Scrap The Seanad?

Vote to scrap Seanad could be held within months

Jan 3rd 2011, 10:11 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

The government admits it is to discuss holding a referendum scrapping the upper house on the same day as the next election.

No early election, as Oireachtas set for five-week Christmas holiday

No early election, as Oireachtas set for five-week Christmas holiday

Dec 3rd 2010, 3:08 PM 742 Views 0 Comments

The provisional calendar schedules the Dáil to finish for Christmas on December 16, and not return until January 19.

More election developments as Donegal count continues
# Politics
# Politics

More election developments as Donegal count continues

Nov 26th 2010, 3:29 PM 53 Views 0 Comments

Cassidy apologises over 'it's not easy' remarks
# Seanad Éireann
# Seanad Éireann

Cassidy apologises over 'it's not easy' remarks

Oct 28th 2010, 1:39 PM 1,480 Views 0 Comments

The Leader of the Seanad says sorry for claiming it’s tough to live on €65k a year.

Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred

Oct 27th 2010, 2:27 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

Four TDs stranded abroad are given permission to declare themselves ‘present’ in Leinster House – and claim expenses.

Seanad lawyers tell Court it cannot hear Callely appeal
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Seanad lawyers tell Court it cannot hear Callely appeal

Oct 6th 2010, 7:38 PM 221 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the Seanad committee that suspended Ivor Callely tell the High Court to butt out of Oireachtas business.

FF senator claimed €146,000 in expenses after changing address
# Seanad Éireann
# Seanad Éireann

FF senator claimed €146,000 in expenses after changing address

Oct 6th 2010, 2:52 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

Senator Don Lydon changed his address from Dublin to Donegal in 2004, and received huge expenses over three years.

Callely “has not had a day’s peace”
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Callely “has not had a day’s peace”

Sep 7th 2010, 12:04 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

What is it that Ivor wants the court to do?
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

What is it that Ivor wants the court to do?

Sep 7th 2010, 9:07 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

Callely will today launch a High Court challenge into his Seanad suspension. What are his arguments likely to be?

Callely given two weeks to respond to expenses claims
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Callely given two weeks to respond to expenses claims

Aug 23rd 2010, 8:47 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

A two-week stay of execution for Ivor, while Larry Butler will attend a committee in a month’s time.

Senators send formal responses over ethics complaints
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Senators send formal responses over ethics complaints

Aug 20th 2010, 7:27 PM 146 Views 0 Comments

Why can't Ivor Callely be sacked?
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Why can't Ivor Callely be sacked?

Aug 9th 2010, 12:32 PM 414 Views 0 Comments

We explain why nobody can force Ivor Callely out of his seat in the Seanad.

Callely will make €240,000 in the year after he quits
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Callely will make €240,000 in the year after he quits

Aug 5th 2010, 9:44 AM 318 Views 0 Comments

With a payoff like that, why wouldn’t he bow to public pressure and walk?

Callely suspended over fresh allegations
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Callely suspended over fresh allegations

Aug 3rd 2010, 10:15 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

Callely suspended for behaviour “unbecoming” a member of Fianna Fáil… namely, claims that he used forged documents to file expenses.

Callely put Cork house up for sale FIVE years ago
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Callely put Cork house up for sale FIVE years ago

Jul 13th 2010, 4:41 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

…but he still insists he has been using it as his primary residence since 2007.

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