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Fianna Fáil senator Mark Daly who has secured the signatures of one third of Senators supporting recall of the Seanad.

The Seanad is likely to be recalled from holidays before the end of this month to discuss the law on organ donation which is covered by an EU directiv(...)

How the Seanad voted on the Thirty-Second Amendment of the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Eireann) Bill 2013, allowing a referendum on the future o(...)

Fidelma Healy-Eames was one of two Fine Gael senators to defy the party whip on the legislation

The Government had an overwhelming majority of 41 to 15 in the first Seanad vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.Two Fine Gael senator(...)

Senator Jim Walsh: He is not a man to mince his words, known for his graphic and gruesome accounts of what is done to foetuses in the womb

Look carefully today at the women around you. All those damaged, drug-addled, alcoholic, self-harming, depressed, sex-addicted, suicidal women. Becaus(...)

 Joe Schmidt, the former Leinster and current Irish rugby coach, poses for a photograph with the Heineken Cup. A report on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events was published by an Oireachtas Committee today. Photograph: INPHO/Billy Stickland.

A ban on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events should not be countenanced unless other European countries were prepared to follow suit, an Oireachtas(...)

Harry Blaney:  Noreen Blaney said her father, who died on Monday aged 85, was always happiest at home on the farm, despite his period as a TD, a county councillor and even in his younger days spending a period in Glasgow on a football trial for Celtic.

A group of veteran Fianna Fáil stalwarts and Blaneyites gathered outside the Catholic church at Massmount on the beautiful Fan(...)

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