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The cost of funding TDs climbed to €47.49 million last year
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The cost of funding TDs climbed to €47.49 million last year

Jul 7th 2021, 1:22 PM 11,360 Views 36 Comments

The accounts also disclose that sales at the Dáil bars and restaurants last year plunged by 70% from €1.4 million to €424,513.

Seanad passes extension of emergency Covid-19 powers until November, but SF to push for earlier July review date
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Seanad passes extension of emergency Covid-19 powers until November, but SF to push for earlier July review date

May 24th 2021, 4:58 PM 18,926 Views 41 Comments

Sinn Féin intends to put down amendments tomorrow curtailing the emergency period to 9 July rather than 9 November.

FF-FG voting pact steamrolls two-seat Seanad race as there's disappointment for Hazel Chu 
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FF-FG voting pact steamrolls two-seat Seanad race as there's disappointment for Hazel Chu 

Apr 21st 2021, 4:38 PM 40,019 Views 40 Comments

Fine Gael’s Maria Byrne and Fianna Fáil’s Gerry Horkan have both been elected.

Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?
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Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?

Mar 25th 2021, 6:34 PM 21,341 Views 26 Comments

A row about a Seanad by-election has stolen attention away from a big political win – here’s why.

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
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Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election

Mar 24th 2021, 6:09 PM 50,116 Views 63 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination on Monday.

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
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Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:52 PM 27,443 Views 58 Comments

She did not receive backing from her party to run.

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named could be made law by end of March, McEntee says
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Bill to allow child murder victims to be named could be made law by end of March, McEntee says

Mar 5th 2021, 6:23 PM 11,082 Views 12 Comments

The Bill has passed through all stages of the Seanad.

Stardust: Government urged to solve legal aid logjam that is delaying start of inquests
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Stardust: Government urged to solve legal aid logjam that is delaying start of inquests

Feb 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,205 Views 14 Comments

Opposition parties have urged the Taoiseach and the government to prevent any further delay right after the 40th anniversary of the disaster.

No paramilitary involvement in threats to port workers, says PSNI
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No paramilitary involvement in threats to port workers, says PSNI

Updated Feb 2nd 2021, 8:13 PM 42,119 Views 55 Comments

The EU asked its officials in Northern Ireland not to go to work and condemned ‘any threats’ to port staff

Dr Maeve O'Rourke: Here's a full analysis of the problems with the Government's Mother and Baby Homes Bill
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Dr Maeve O'Rourke: Here's a full analysis of the problems with the Government's Mother and Baby Homes Bill

Oct 21st 2020, 3:35 PM 61,971 Views 15 Comments

Lecturer Maeve O’Rourke analyses the government’s nine main arguments in relation to the Bill.

'The nuns sent me away with your child in a wheelbarrow': Powerful speeches in debate on mother and baby homes
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'The nuns sent me away with your child in a wheelbarrow': Powerful speeches in debate on mother and baby homes

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 5:29 PM 60,513 Views 28 Comments

Senators are debating legislation related to records compiled by the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes.

'Serious lapse of judgement': Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer resigns as Leas Cathaoirleach of the Seanad
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'Serious lapse of judgement': Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer resigns as Leas Cathaoirleach of the Seanad

Aug 21st 2020, 10:12 AM 53,475 Views 118 Comments

Buttimer was one of the attendees at the Oireachtas Golf Society event.

Seanad votes to continue serious organised crime trials to be heard without a jury for another year
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Seanad votes to continue serious organised crime trials to be heard without a jury for another year

Jun 29th 2020, 10:42 PM 15,229 Views 30 Comments

New Justice Minister Helen McEntee addressed senators today on why the legislation should be extended.

Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly has been elected Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann
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Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly has been elected Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann

Jun 29th 2020, 3:47 PM 20,454 Views 25 Comments

Daly is succeeding Senator Dennis O’Donovan in the role.

High Court rejects case from Senators who wanted clarity on rules for Seanad sittings
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High Court rejects case from Senators who wanted clarity on rules for Seanad sittings

Jun 29th 2020, 2:16 PM 8,711 Views 14 Comments

The issue raised in a case against the State no longer remains, but the court said it “could arise again” in the future.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announces his 11 Seanad nominees
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Taoiseach Micheál Martin announces his 11 Seanad nominees

Jun 27th 2020, 9:04 PM 69,658 Views 86 Comments

The Seanad is due to meet at the Dublin Convention Centre on Monday morning.

Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees
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Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees

Jun 16th 2020, 12:53 PM 5,951 Views 0 Comments

There have been concerns that legislation could not be passed without a full complement of senators in place.

Citizenship campaigner Emma DeSouza interested in possible Seanad seat
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Citizenship campaigner Emma DeSouza interested in possible Seanad seat

Updated Jun 13th 2020, 7:28 PM 40,361 Views 74 Comments

DeSouza was involved in a legal battle with the UK Home Office until last month.

Senators to seek High Court determination if Taoiseach won't set date for next Seanad sitting
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Senators to seek High Court determination if Taoiseach won't set date for next Seanad sitting

Jun 6th 2020, 12:23 PM 10,277 Views 13 Comments

A group of 10 Senators have written to Leo Varadkar urging action two months after the Seanad elections have concluded.

Here are all the Senators elected to the 26th Seanad with all seats filled
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Here are all the Senators elected to the 26th Seanad with all seats filled

Updated Apr 3rd 2020, 10:20 PM 77,877 Views 101 Comments

The identities of the 11 Taoiseach’s nominees will remain unknown.

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan and Independent Rónán Mullen elected to the Seanad
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Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan and Independent Rónán Mullen elected to the Seanad

Updated Apr 1st 2020, 3:58 PM 42,797 Views 108 Comments

Former TDs Michael D’Arcy and Eugene Murphy have been elected.

Three former TDs elected to the Seanad as counting continues
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Three former TDs elected to the Seanad as counting continues

Updated Mar 31st 2020, 12:58 PM 49,600 Views 73 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Fintan Warfield and Fine Gael councillor John McGahon also won a seat.

Poll: Will you pay attention to the Seanad general election?
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Poll: Will you pay attention to the Seanad general election?

Mar 30th 2020, 7:55 AM 22,833 Views 53 Comments

Counting in the Seanad general election begins today.

Counting in Seanad election to begin today - but access to count venue will be restricted
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Counting in Seanad election to begin today - but access to count venue will be restricted

Mar 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 12,986 Views 49 Comments

This has been an election like none other for candidates hoping for a seat in the upper house.

'Many people will now get paid': Emergency Covid-19 legislation signed into law by President Higgins
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'Many people will now get paid': Emergency Covid-19 legislation signed into law by President Higgins

Updated Mar 27th 2020, 10:35 PM 107,146 Views 186 Comments

The Bill will now be signed into law by President Michael D Higgins.

Seanad and Leas Ceann Comhairle election cause headache for government
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Seanad and Leas Ceann Comhairle election cause headache for government

Mar 25th 2020, 6:05 AM 29,973 Views 55 Comments

More emergency legislation is expected to be needed next week.

Emergency Covid-19 legislation signed into law by President Higgins after passing in the Seanad
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Emergency Covid-19 legislation signed into law by President Higgins after passing in the Seanad

Updated Mar 20th 2020, 9:12 PM 65,111 Views 43 Comments

The bill provides a range of emergency measures to help deal with the Covid-19 outbreak.

'Some validity' in criticism of Fine Gael Seanad candidates, says Varadkar
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'Some validity' in criticism of Fine Gael Seanad candidates, says Varadkar

Mar 7th 2020, 6:48 PM 32,321 Views 44 Comments

The party has 11 female candidates running for election in the Seanad.

Former MEP Lynn Boylan among seven candidates on Sinn Féin ticket for Seanad elections
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Former MEP Lynn Boylan among seven candidates on Sinn Féin ticket for Seanad elections

Mar 1st 2020, 5:14 PM 25,838 Views 49 Comments

Boylan is joined by a councillor, a former mayor of Derry and four sitting senators running for Sinn Féin.

FG’s Catherine Noone gets the nod, but Kate O’Connell loses out on Seanad nomination
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FG’s Catherine Noone gets the nod, but Kate O’Connell loses out on Seanad nomination

Feb 28th 2020, 3:05 PM 40,438 Views 59 Comments

The Seanad election takes place on 30 March.

Poll: Should voting in the Seanad election be extended?
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Poll: Should voting in the Seanad election be extended?

Feb 17th 2020, 9:18 AM 19,366 Views 61 Comments

Many people view the upper house as elitist and in need of being reformed or scrapped altogether.

Your Seanad election guide: How you can (or why you can't) vote for the next batch of senators
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Your Seanad election guide: How you can (or why you can't) vote for the next batch of senators

Feb 16th 2020, 11:00 AM 33,557 Views 27 Comments

Here’s what you need to know.

Ruth Coppinger to contest Seanad election after losing Dáil seat
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Ruth Coppinger to contest Seanad election after losing Dáil seat

Feb 14th 2020, 9:01 AM 40,397 Views 97 Comments

A number of former TDs are expected to launch Seanad bids.

Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report
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Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 AM 10,830 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Port expects the number of freight units from outside the EU to rise from 200,000 to 1 million after Brexit.

Filibustering of Judicial Appointments Bill 'led by lawyers' says Ross
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Filibustering of Judicial Appointments Bill 'led by lawyers' says Ross

Dec 12th 2019, 12:34 PM 8,133 Views 8 Comments

The Bill passed in the Seanad by a slim margin of 25 votes to 23.

Senators to move back to their old digs as Ceramics Room to be returned to the National Museum
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Senators to move back to their old digs as Ceramics Room to be returned to the National Museum

Aug 19th 2019, 6:15 AM 12,054 Views 12 Comments

The refurbishment of Leinster House is set to cost in the region of €17 million.

'We live in a strange world': Michael McDowell criticises Fine Gael TD over injury lawsuit
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'We live in a strange world': Michael McDowell criticises Fine Gael TD over injury lawsuit

May 22nd 2019, 7:54 AM 33,721 Views 0 Comments

McDowell referenced the case before the Circuit Civil Court in the Seanad yesterday.

Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad
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Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad

May 21st 2019, 9:34 PM 18,736 Views 46 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Bill will now go to President Michael D Higgins to be signed into law.

Minister commits to taking action on free sanitary products in public buildings
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Minister commits to taking action on free sanitary products in public buildings

Mar 27th 2019, 4:10 PM 15,009 Views 37 Comments

The Seanad heard that in many public buildings, such as Leinster House, tampons and sanitary pads cost €2 each.

Independent Alliance to seek a free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill
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Independent Alliance to seek a free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill

Dec 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,453 Views 30 Comments

The proposed legislation is due before the Dáil in the new year.

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