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Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House
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Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

Jul 1st 2015, 11:40 PM 64,099 Views 185 Comments

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV
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Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV

Mar 31st 2015, 7:38 PM 29,904 Views 157 Comments

Senator Jim Walsh told the Seanad the idea was put to him by a gay man he met last weekend.

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

Nov 5th 2014, 3:30 PM 23,834 Views 112 Comments

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

Eirgrid identifying underground cable route from Cork to Kildare
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Eirgrid identifying underground cable route from Cork to Kildare

Jun 27th 2014, 4:45 PM 6,758 Views 14 Comments

Earlier this week, Eirgrid announced the underground route option for the Grid West project.

Here's why the government could lose more Seanad votes in the coming months
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Here's why the government could lose more Seanad votes in the coming months

Mar 1st 2014, 8:45 AM 5,516 Views 13 Comments

A wafer-thin majority and ‘the three amigos’ could all spell trouble for the coalition…

Senator admits his two-day week 'gives the impression the Seanad is full of dossers'
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Senator admits his two-day week 'gives the impression the Seanad is full of dossers'

Feb 4th 2014, 6:42 PM 12,389 Views 40 Comments

Earlier, the Taoiseach promised that senators will get more work once legislation to give all third-level graduates a vote in Seanad elections is passed. The upper house is sitting for just a day-and-a-half this week.

Reilly letter “should be a concern for all citizens” – Labour senator
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Reilly letter “should be a concern for all citizens” – Labour senator

Jan 12th 2014, 7:57 PM 21,823 Views 78 Comments

James Reilly raised concerns with Phil Hogan over the placing of electrical cables in his constituency.

'Gaffe in the Gulf': Backbenchers criticise Taoiseach over linking pylons and emigration
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'Gaffe in the Gulf': Backbenchers criticise Taoiseach over linking pylons and emigration

Jan 7th 2014, 1:33 PM 13,691 Views 108 Comments

One of Enda Kenny’s own backbenchers has said the Taoiseach’s comments, linking construction of overhead pylons to emigration of young people, are “unfortunate”.

Incoming Eirgrid chairman faces TDs and Senators amid ongoing pylons controversy
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Incoming Eirgrid chairman faces TDs and Senators amid ongoing pylons controversy

Dec 3rd 2013, 11:11 AM 5,998 Views 42 Comments

One senator has already said he will oppose the appointment of John O’Connor as the chairman of the the body responsible for the development and maintenance of the State’s electricity grid.

Seán Kelly hopeful that GAA will look at saving its birthplace
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Seán Kelly hopeful that GAA will look at saving its birthplace

Nov 15th 2013, 7:45 AM 17,357 Views 43 Comments

The former GAA president says he has received a positive response from the organisation this week about the future of the Hayes’ Hotel.

Three Labour senators targeted over dole cut but they'll support measure
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Three Labour senators targeted over dole cut but they'll support measure

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 6,850 Views 31 Comments

Young people are being urged to lobby three Labour senators to vote against a provision of the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill in the Seanad next week but they will all support the measure.

Confusion and not obstruction was reason for government’s defeat in the Seanad
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Confusion and not obstruction was reason for government’s defeat in the Seanad

Oct 3rd 2013, 3:55 PM 7,079 Views 25 Comments

Why did the government lose a vote in the Seanad last night? Here’s what we’ve found out today.

'The question is carried, isn't it?': The moment the government was defeated in the Seanad
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'The question is carried, isn't it?': The moment the government was defeated in the Seanad

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:23 AM 9,263 Views 70 Comments

It wasn’t the first time the government has lost a vote in the upper house but it came with the referendum just two days away.

Labour senators to join Mary O'Rourke in campaigning for Seanad to be saved
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Labour senators to join Mary O'Rourke in campaigning for Seanad to be saved

Sep 9th 2013, 3:15 PM 4,877 Views 52 Comments

Two Labour senators will canvass with the former Fianna Fáil minister in the midlands this week.

Labour says Senator Denis Landy's 'bribe' claim 'is a matter for himself'
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Labour says Senator Denis Landy's 'bribe' claim 'is a matter for himself'

Aug 8th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,435 Views 30 Comments

The Labour Party has indicated it does not intend to pursue a claim from Senator Denis Landy that he was offered a trip abroad in order to miss a crucial Seanad vote last month.

Complaint made over Labour senator Denis Landy's 'bribe' claim
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Complaint made over Labour senator Denis Landy's 'bribe' claim

Jul 30th 2013, 6:15 AM 6,713 Views 19 Comments

A member of the public has complained to the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission over an allegation by Denis Landy that he was approached with an offer of a holiday in exchange for missing a crucial Seanad vote.

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

Jul 22nd 2013, 9:49 PM 10,024 Views 30 Comments

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.