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#Seanad referendum

# seanad-referendum - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Government confirms date for Seanad and Court of Appeal referenda

Voters will be asked to vote on the 32nd and 33rd amendments to the Constitution later this year.

# seanad-referendum - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Date set for referendum on Seanad abolition

Fine Gael has confirmed in a tweet this evening that the referendum will take place on Friday, 4 October.

# seanad-referendum - Monday 22 July, 2013

Senator claiming he was offered holiday to skip Seanad vote won't pursue matter

Denis Landy told the Sunday Independent he was offered a holiday in New York to coincide with Seanad votes on its abolition referendum but Labour says he is not pursuing the matter any further at this point.

# seanad-referendum - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Senators fail to delay referendum as Norris slams ‘its most disgraceful night’

The Seanad adjourned debate on abolishing itself without a vote tonight.

# seanad-referendum - Monday 15 July, 2013

Doherty to complain over Norris after 'sexist and deeply inappropriate language'

Regina Doherty will be complaining to the leader of the Seanad over remarks by David Norris earlier today.

Video: David Norris accuses Fine Gael TD of ‘speaking out of her f***y’ Seanad Abolition This post contains videos

Video: David Norris accuses Fine Gael TD of ‘speaking out of her f***y’

Adolf Hitler also got a mention in the upper house this afternoon.

# seanad-referendum - Friday 14 June, 2013

TDs will be forced to vote: should the Seanad be abolished or reformed?

Shane Ross has tabled an unusual motion – seeking a vote trying to delay Seanad abolition until reform is introduced first.

# seanad-referendum - Thursday 13 June, 2013

52pc of voters would scrap Seanad, according to latest opinion poll

The Red C poll for Paddy Power also shows a four-point boost for Fine Gael in the last few weeks.

# seanad-referendum - Monday 10 June, 2013

Video: Shane Ross says the Seanad should be 'burned at the stake' Seanad Abolition This post contains videos

Video: Shane Ross says the Seanad should be 'burned at the stake'

But the independent TD and several of his colleagues want the upper house reformed and hopes to get support from Labour and Fine Gael TDs this week.