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#Seanad by-election

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know
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# Secret Ballot

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know

Apr 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,000 Views 21 Comments

Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will be voting by secret ballot.

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'
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# Northern Ireland

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'

Apr 25th 2018, 2:50 PM 66,084 Views 120 Comments

The name of the city remains a contentious issue for some.

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator
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# By-election

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator

Nov 13th 2015, 3:08 PM 30,890 Views 414 Comments

The abuse victim has won a seat on the Seanad’s Industrial and Commercial Panel.

Mairia Cahill 'deeply regrets and is deeply sorry' for dissident involvement
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Mairia Cahill 'deeply regrets and is deeply sorry' for dissident involvement

Nov 12th 2015, 11:54 PM 41,426 Views 280 Comments

The Labour Seanad candidate has broken her silence.

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links
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Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links

Nov 10th 2015, 5:31 PM 29,718 Views 0 Comments

The Labour Seanad candidate is coming under pressure over her refusal to debate.

Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill
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Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill

Nov 4th 2015, 1:16 PM 21,326 Views 0 Comments

The email was sent to every TD and Senator overnight by the independent Seanad by-election candidate Jerry Beades.

Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill
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Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill

Oct 5th 2015, 4:08 PM 18,640 Views 45 Comments

The party is considering its options.

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

Oct 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 24,337 Views 65 Comments

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

Ireland's newest senator: I won't be whipped by any party
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# Independent Man

Ireland's newest senator: I won't be whipped by any party

Oct 10th 2014, 1:26 PM 9,816 Views 27 Comments

Gerard Craughwell has been speaking to reporters this lunchtime.

John McNulty goes back to running his shop as Enda says he didn't vote for him
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# McNulty-gate

John McNulty goes back to running his shop as Enda says he didn't vote for him

Oct 6th 2014, 2:03 PM 12,976 Views 33 Comments

The reluctant candidate could yet win the Seanad by-election on Friday.

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'
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# Question Time

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'

Oct 2nd 2014, 1:07 PM 15,102 Views 77 Comments

Mick Wallace said people are sick with ‘cronyism in Irish politics’.

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election
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# He's Out

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election

Sep 30th 2014, 10:15 PM 16,390 Views 67 Comments

The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned
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# McNulty-gate

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned

Sep 29th 2014, 10:39 AM 5,170 Views 17 Comments

The controversy over Fine Gael’s pick for the vacant Seanad seat is rumbling on.

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters
# McNulty-gate
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# McNulty-gate

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters

Sep 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,031 Views 36 Comments

A little-known losing local election candidate is at the centre of a controversy that is causing huge problems for Fine Gael.

FG TD thinks McNulty appointment is 'stroke politics at its worst'... and he's not the only one
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# McNulty-gate

FG TD thinks McNulty appointment is 'stroke politics at its worst'... and he's not the only one

Sep 26th 2014, 5:20 PM 15,613 Views 67 Comments

Meanwhile, Finance Minister Michael Noonan has sought to play down the John McNulty controversy today.

This guy is Fine Gael's surprise pick for the vacant Seanad seat
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This guy is Fine Gael's surprise pick for the vacant Seanad seat

Sep 18th 2014, 8:59 AM 8,998 Views 33 Comments

John McNulty will take Deirdre Clune’s vacant seat in the upper house.

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad
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# Uphill Task

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad

Aug 8th 2014, 12:53 PM 9,198 Views 42 Comments

Gerard Craughwell believes the forthcoming Seanad by-election is “a sham”

The government doesn't have a majority in the Seanad, but will pass a law to fix that today
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# Vacancy

The government doesn't have a majority in the Seanad, but will pass a law to fix that today

Jul 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,081 Views 22 Comments

Fine Gael hopes to fill the vacant Seanad seat when TDs and Senators return from their holidays in September.