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# seanadigans - 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.

# seanadigans - 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.

# seanadigans - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

A senator is worried about Yanis Varoufakis' wife riding on a motorbike without a helmet Seanadigans This post contains videos

# seanadigans - 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.

# seanadigans - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

There was an almighty row over Phil Hogan and Irish Water in the Seanad today

The upper house was suspended three times this afternoon. Here’s what happened….

# seanadigans - Friday 10 October, 2014

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him

Former TUI president Gerard Craughwell is the country’s newest senator.

# seanadigans - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Here's why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad

Analysis: The coalition does not have a majority in the upper house and won’t now that John McNulty has withdrawn from the by-election race.

None of Enda Kenny's cabinet colleagues asked him to explain 'McNulty-gate' today

Meanwhile, Brendan Howlin has announced changes to the way state board appointments are made today.

# seanadigans - Thursday 25 September, 2014

John McNulty quits controversial state board job... but will continue his Seanad bid

The controversy surrounding Fine Gael’s nominee for the upper house is rumbling on today.

Overlooked Seanad hopeful Samantha Long quits Fine Gael, says party is ignoring females

Meanwhile, Micheál Martin has called for the Seanad by-election process to be re-run.

# seanadigans - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Lots of Fine Gael and Labour people are angry about this man’s appointment to a state board

Seanad hopeful John McNulty addressed members of the Fine Gael parliamentary party in Leinster House this evening.

Stroke politics? The controversy over Fine Gael's Seanad hopeful isn't going away

John McNulty was appointed to a state board days before Fine Gael nominated him for the Seanad.

Here's how Fine Gael landed itself in an unnecessary Seanad shambles

Analysis: What should have been a routine filling of a Seanad vacancy has turned into a a bit of a mess for the government party.

# seanadigans - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Enda Kenny dismisses 'hysterical' senators

The Taoiseach took a dim view of events in the upper house earlier as he insisted the government majority on the banking inquiry reflects the will of the people.