Senator David Norris: “Nothing could demonstrate more clearly that the Government proposes to invade these seats.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has been accused of preparing for political parties to “invade” the six Seanad’s university seats (...)

Cabinet yesterday gave approval to Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan to publish the general scheme for the Seanad Electoral (University Members) Amendment Bill.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government will this week take the first steps in extending the voting franchise (...)