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Tag Archives: seanad reform
Does Ivor Callely own any property at all?
Yesterday Sen Callely said in respect of the property in West Cork that he was claiming allowances and mileage from that “I have a right to reside in west Cork but it’s not in my ownership.” This was in response … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Bertie Ahern, Fianna Fail, ivor callely, Oireachtas, Seanad, seanad reform, West Cork Leave a comment
Is Michael McDowell considering a run for the Seanad?
Image by 1541 via Flickr Reading his interview with the Sindo a few weeks back many would have wondered at his reversal of his long held position over the role and need for the Seanad, then Jason ponders if he … Continue reading
Posted in declan ganley, Seanad, seanad eireann Tagged michael mcdowell, seanad reform 1 Comment
An open letter on Seanad Reform
The proposal that Fine Gael policy should be to abolish the Seanad after the next election as announced by the party leader Enda Kenny leaves me in two minds. As a means to put down a marker to the government … Continue reading
Posted in enda kenny, fine gael, Seanad, seanad eireann, seanad reform Tagged abolish, enda kenny, fine gael, irish politics, politics, Seanad, seanad reform 8 Comments
From my warm, clammy, live hands!
So with all the focus in on-line commentary on the effect of the new blasphemy laws, a provision of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009 managed to slip by most of us. That being the portion that deals with … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged blasphemy, Criminal Justice, dan boyle, Depleted uranium, Dermot Ahern, Garda Síochána, seanad reform 1 Comment
Seanad Reform – 30 years of hurt*
The Seanad is in many ways the software testing and verification function of the legislature while the Dail is the software development side of the operation (though most of the coders in the Dail get their work from 3rd party … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Donie Cassidy, seanad eireann, seanad reform 2 Comments