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# Seanadigans

    # Seanadigans
    The government is having a really bad day in the Seanad
    The coalition has a minority in the upper house at present.
    # Seanadigans
    '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
    A senator is worried about Yanis Varoufakis' wife riding on a motorbike without a helmet
    Yep, really.
    # Seanadigans
    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
    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….
    # Seanad
    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.
    # Another Fine Mess
    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    Analysis: The coalition does not have a majority in the upper house and won’t now that John McNulty has withdrawn from the by-election race.
    # State boards
    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.
    # Controversy
    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.
    # McNulty-gate
    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.
    # McNulty
    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.
    # McNulty
    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.
    # Seanadigans
    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.
    # Banking Inquiry
    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.
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