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From TheJournal.ie The government is having a really bad day in the Seanad Seanadigans

The government is having a really bad day in the Seanad

The coalition has a minority in the upper house at present.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan' 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.

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

From TheJournal.ie There was an almighty row over Phil Hogan and Irish Water in the Seanad 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….

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad 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Analysis: The coalition does not have a majority in the upper house and won’t now that John McNulty has withdrawn from the by-election race.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Overlooked Seanad hopeful Samantha Long quits Fine Gael, says party is ignoring females 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.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Fine Gael landed itself in an unnecessary Seanad shambles 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.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny dismisses 'hysterical' senators 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.