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#seanad elections

# seanad-elections - Monday 24 February, 2020

Timmy Dooley among three outgoing Fianna Fáil TDs to secure Seanad nominations
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# Seanad Elections

Timmy Dooley among three outgoing Fianna Fáil TDs to secure Seanad nominations

Feb 24th 2020, 5:42 PM 32,118 Views 56 Comments

All three lost their Dáil seats during this month’s general election.

# seanad-elections - Monday 25 April, 2016

This musician and LGBT activist is the first senator elected to the new Seanad
# Counting Votes
# Counting Votes

This musician and LGBT activist is the first senator elected to the new Seanad

Apr 25th 2016, 7:27 PM 26,850 Views 37 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Warfield became the mayor of South Dublin after being elected to the council in 2014.

# seanad-elections - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Dragon's Den star Peter Casey wants to give rural Ireland a boost if he gets into the Seanad
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# Breathing Fire

Dragon's Den star Peter Casey wants to give rural Ireland a boost if he gets into the Seanad

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:07 PM 12,146 Views 20 Comments

He announced today that he will run in the elections for the upper house of the Oireachtas.

# seanad-elections - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

All third-level graduates to get vote as part of Seanad reforms agreed by Cabinet
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# Seanad Reform

All third-level graduates to get vote as part of Seanad reforms agreed by Cabinet

Nov 26th 2013, 6:44 PM 7,095 Views 54 Comments

The government has not as yet considered any further reforms to the Seanad.

# seanad-elections - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Members launch plan to reform Seanad and prevent abolition
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# Seanad Reform

Members launch plan to reform Seanad and prevent abolition

May 12th 2013, 4:11 PM 6,310 Views 45 Comments

Feargal Quinn and Katherine Zappone will call a vote this Wednesday on plans to overhaul how the chamber is elected.

# seanad-elections - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

First sitting of 24th Seanad tomorrow afternoon
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# Seanad

First sitting of 24th Seanad tomorrow afternoon

May 24th 2011, 6:49 PM 447 Views 0 Comments

The 60 senators of the 24th Seanad Éireann will meet tomorrow afternoon for the first time to pick a Seanad Cathaoirleach.

# seanad-elections - Friday 29 April, 2011

All Seanad seats filled, Fine Gael win 18
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# Seanad Elections

All Seanad seats filled, Fine Gael win 18

Apr 29th 2011, 9:22 PM 1,677 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael have performed well in the Seanad elections, securing the majority of seats at 18.

# seanad-elections - Thursday 28 April, 2011

FG pulls ahead as Seanad election counts near completion
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# Seanad Elections

FG pulls ahead as Seanad election counts near completion

Apr 28th 2011, 11:21 PM 1,915 Views 0 Comments

Four of the five vocational panels are now nearly complete, while the two University constituencies are also nearly wrapped up.

Female Fáil: Seanad elections see FF women back in Leinster House
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# Jobs For The Girls

Female Fáil: Seanad elections see FF women back in Leinster House

Apr 28th 2011, 11:59 AM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

Mary White and Averil Power are set to take seats in the Industrial & Commercial Panel, breaking the all-male presence in the FF parliamentary party.

# seanad-elections - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Counting for Seanad’s Labour panel underway, as agricultural seats are completed
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# Seanad Elections

Counting for Seanad’s Labour panel underway, as agricultural seats are completed

Apr 27th 2011, 9:20 PM 1,500 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s vote management brings home four candidates – but only one of them is backed by Micheál Martin.

Big FF names tumble in second Seanad election
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# Seanad Elections

Big FF names tumble in second Seanad election

Apr 27th 2011, 7:41 AM 1,438 Views 0 Comments

Former junior ministers Martin Mansergh and Sean Connick both fail in bids to win election to the Administrative panel.

# seanad-elections - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

FG, FF and Labour share spoils in first of five Seanad elections
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# Seanad Elections

FG, FF and Labour share spoils in first of five Seanad elections

Apr 26th 2011, 8:19 PM 1,904 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil sources are happy with its vote management, securing two of the five seats in the Cultural & Educational Panel.

Seanad elections get underway
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# Seanad

Seanad elections get underway

Apr 26th 2011, 7:48 PM 1,389 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael’s Deirdre Clune becomes the first person to be elected to the new Seanad today.

A bluffer's guide to the Seanad election count
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# Seanad Éireann

A bluffer's guide to the Seanad election count

Apr 26th 2011, 9:04 AM 1,879 Views 0 Comments

Did you vote in the Seanad elections? Relax – you probably didn’t have one. Here’s how the whole thing works.

# seanad-elections - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers
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# Seanad Elections

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers

Mar 24th 2011, 4:10 PM 1,175 Views 0 Comments

Candidates for the Seanad’s University panels claim the voting register is badly out of date – wasting thousands in postage costs.

# seanad-elections - Monday 21 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 21st 2011, 8:04 PM 1,356 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Getting convicts into the community, to target or not to target Gaddafi, the preservation of civil servants’ privilege days and one man’s transfixing video of the ground beneath his feet.

121 candidates in the running for 43 Seanad panel seats
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# Seanad Elections

121 candidates in the running for 43 Seanad panel seats

Mar 21st 2011, 5:01 PM 1,888 Views 0 Comments

There are 31 Fianna Fáil candidates running – three times as many as party HQ would like – while Fine Gael fields 54, Labour 13.

# seanad-elections - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

FF 'old guard' hits out at Martin's Seanad plans
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# Seanad Elections

FF 'old guard' hits out at Martin's Seanad plans

Mar 16th 2011, 10:01 AM 989 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s leader names the ten candidates he’s prioritising – despite there being over a dozen others in the running.

# seanad-elections - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Dudgeon to launch Ulster Unionist bid for Seanad seat
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# Seanad Elections

Dudgeon to launch Ulster Unionist bid for Seanad seat

Mar 5th 2011, 3:35 PM 1,512 Views 0 Comments

Jeffrey Dudgeon, whose court action had homosexuality decriminalised in Northern Ireland in 1982, wants to join the Seanad.

Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates
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# Seanad Elections

Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates

Mar 5th 2011, 11:16 AM 929 Views 0 Comments

Independent TDs, senators, MEPs and councillors will attend a meeting to see if non-party candidates can win Seanad seats.

# seanad-elections - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat
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# Seanad

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat

Mar 3rd 2011, 4:52 PM 2,420 Views 0 Comments

Ousted TD gets seat – but just for a few weeks until Seanad election.

# seanad-elections - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
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# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 11:25 PM 1,186 Views 0 Comments

EVERY hour – on the half hour –TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.