Mary White

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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(...)

Pamela Jeffrey (centre), founder of the Women’s Executive Network, with some of the recent award-winners in the Ireland’s Most Powerful Women awards announced last month by the network and HSBC Ireland. “As a nation, we need to change our attitude towards women in business and take radical steps to encourage and support start-ups. We need to break down the barriers to success.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland is acknowledged as a world leader in attracting foreign direct investment. No country can match what we have achieved over many decades. Some (...)

Senators will today break for the summer. A referendum is to be held on the abolition of the upper House on Friday, October 4th. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As Senators head off for the summer recess they have been urged to include a significant tome in their holiday luggage.Fianna Fáil’s Mary White said E(...)

Minister of State Brian Hayes: “These are not the last days of the Weimar Republic, as some would have us believe.”

One last push . . . and the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill was passed. The result was never in doubt. The handful of Senators who spent hou(...)

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(...)

Pat Rabbitte: mentioned boring machines but made people think of flip-flops.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When is a sinkhole not a sinkhole? When it’s a depression.As opposed to when it’s the Seanad – a political sinkhole which is also a pit of depression (...)

Fine Gael is to make a formal complaint to the Leader of the Seanad over the remarks made by independent Senator David Norris. Photograph: Frank Miller /	The Irish Times

Independent Senator David Norris has said he regrets “any offence” caused by remarks he made in the Seanad yesterday about Fine Gael TD Regina Dohe(...)

Senator Ronán Mullen: “The Taoiseach, the Ministers and the Government should be thoroughly ashamed of themselves for bringing this cruel and corrupt legislation before use”.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government’s abortion legislation may incentivise a doctor to provide an abortion instead of an early inducement to avoid liability where a baby i(...)

Richard Bruton Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and director of elections for the Seadad referendum with Regina Doherty who has been appointed as Fine Gael deputy director of elections at Leinster House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton has been accused of lying over his assertion that abolishing the Seanad would save €20 million a year and €100 millio(...)

Regina Doherty to make formal complaint over  Norris comments

Fine Gael TD Regina Doherty is to make a formal complaint about remarks made about her by Senator David Norris in the Seanad today. Ms Doherty (...)

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