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#Seanad

# seanad - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics

A Seanad by-election is a strange creature that’s not without controversy.

# seanad - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

The government won't be doing any Seanad reform after all

Proposals to expand the electorate will not be implemented before the election.

# seanad - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer

The bill will now move to the Seanad before it is enacted.

# seanad - Monday 5 October, 2015

Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill

The party is considering its options.

# seanad - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA

Cahill said she spent a lot of time considering how she would manage the nomination if successful.

# seanad - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Mairia Cahill has joined Labour and is set to run for the Seanad

The Belfast woman has been nominated for the position by Joan Burton and Alan Kelly.

# seanad - Monday 28 September, 2015

'My son will never live independently. I fear for his future when I'm dead'

Dr Tom Clonan, a security analyst and former army captain, is running for the Seanad.

# seanad - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it's not all good news for him

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor's 'West Brit' comment "like an American calling someone an 'Uncle Tom'"

The Seanad has heard criticism of Sinn Féin councillor Micheál Mac Donncha’s Facebook comment.

Another by-election on the way as Senator Jimmy Harte resigns

The Donegal senator sustained serious head injuries in an accidental fall nearly two years ago.

This political giant is coming to Ireland for the first time today

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan's head

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

"I understand it's very nice": Senator says we should move Seanad to Farmleigh

“I understand it’s very nice from television.”

# seanad - Monday 20 July, 2015

Contentious law allowing water charges to be taken from dole passed by Seanad

The bill will allow a court to order that water charges – and other debts – can be taken from people’s social welfare or earnings.

# seanad - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

The government is having a really bad day in the Seanad

The coalition has a minority in the upper house at present.

# seanad - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan'

Fianna Fáil senator Terry Leyden made his comments as the Seanad discussed the Greek crisis this morning.

# seanad - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Fine Gael can't get away from the abortion issue State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Fine Gael can't get away from the abortion issue

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

The power of water protests with no protesters

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Monday 6 July, 2015

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi

The senator said the ‘mispronunciation’ incident has kickstarted her General Election campaign.

# seanad - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge People cannot get over Fidelma Healy-Eames and her 'wiffy code' There In A Wiffy

People cannot get over Fidelma Healy-Eames and her 'wiffy code'

#pcgonemad #sexualorientation

# seanad - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

Here's exactly what our politicians and civil servants were up to last year

Hitting the gym, Oireachtas Committee meetings and learning languages were all on the agenda.

# seanad - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Can Sinn Féin bounce back from Cork East controversy?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could'

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Thursday 18 June, 2015

The government got a (very brief) scare in the Seanad today Seanadigans This post contains videos

The government got a (very brief) scare in the Seanad today

The opposition has managed to force Arts Minister Heather Humphreys to come into the house later today.

Out with the old: Bertie's office sold to fund Fianna Fáil's election campaign

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article

Catherine Noone’s speech on inheritance tax is largely similar to an article by Charlie Weston.

Footballer Ger Brennan, a leading No campaigner, joins Fianna Fáil

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Move over Renua, there could soon be ANOTHER new party in town

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Was there any 'nod nod wink wink behaviour' at IBRC?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group

Averil Power got the nod, but Gerard Craughwell did not.

# seanad - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

'Male, pale and stale - why gender quotas are not enough to change that'

Ever heard of the 5 Cs of women in politics? Kathryn Reilly has – and they are massive hurdles.

# seanad - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD? State Of The Nation This post contains a poll

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD

The independent senator was asked to leave her office in Leinster House just hours after her resignation from the party.

# seanad - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# seanad - Monday 25 May, 2015