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#Seanad reform

# seanad-reform - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Mobility grant, Seanad reform and social media abuse
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Mobility grant, Seanad reform and social media abuse

Mar 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,348 Views 6 Comments

The Communications committee this morning begins debate on how to respond to the abuse of social media.

# seanad-reform - Sunday 3 March, 2013

New Bill would give Seanad vote to all citizens - including emigrants
# Seanad Reform
# Seanad Reform

New Bill would give Seanad vote to all citizens - including emigrants

Mar 3rd 2013, 3:24 PM 5,731 Views 51 Comments

Professor John Crown’s Seanad Electoral Reform Bill will be debated by Senators this Wednesday evening.

# seanad-reform - Friday 25 January, 2013

Column: The Seanad must be a real balance to Government power
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Seanad must be a real balance to Government power

Jan 25th 2013, 1:00 PM 78 Views 33 Comments

Legislation is not being properly vetted because the Government can simply force it through, writes Senator Katherine Zappone.

# seanad-reform - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Group's Seanad paper hopes to stimulate debate on possible reforms
# Seanad Reform
# Seanad Reform

Group's Seanad paper hopes to stimulate debate on possible reforms

Sep 26th 2012, 9:14 AM 1,617 Views 9 Comments

A group including two current senators has published a booklet calling for reform of the Seanad rather than abolition.

# seanad-reform - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Column: Getting a new driver isn’t enough – this country needs repairs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Getting a new driver isn’t enough – this country needs repairs

Jul 1st 2012, 8:30 AM 23 Views 22 Comments

We may have a different government. But without serious political reform we’re headed for another crisis, writes Oliver Moran.

# seanad-reform - Saturday 23 June, 2012

TV, air travel and underpants: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

TV, air travel and underpants: the week in numbers

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:30 PM 5,373 Views 3 Comments

Plus – how TDs are fast becoming an endangered species, and how much Hollywood’s leading ladies can command per film.

# seanad-reform - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Three Labour senators break ranks over plan to scrap Seanad
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Three Labour senators break ranks over plan to scrap Seanad

Jun 20th 2012, 4:46 PM 4,118 Views 21 Comments

The three senators are now likely to be kicked out of the Labour Parliamentary Party after supporting an opposition motion.

Government defeated – twice – in Seanad votes over reform talks
# Defeated
# Defeated

Government defeated – twice – in Seanad votes over reform talks

Jun 20th 2012, 1:15 PM 4,728 Views 33 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and independent members join forces to force a debate on circumventing plans to scrap the Seanad.

# seanad-reform - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system

Jan 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 152 Views 54 Comments

Parish-pump politics is crippling our democracy – so Simon Tuohy offers a radical new proposal to fix the system.