Seanad Eireann

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the upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic


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IPSC Spokesperson Freda Hughes said "We welcome this move on behalf of Seanad Eireann which follows on from recent votes in the British and Swedish parliaments.
In fact, putting aside the arguments of reform and the other reasons for why you may or may not want to keep it, some of the events have sounded the death knell for Seanad Eireann.
I continue to enjoy life and am looking forward to returning to my duties in Seanad Eireann over the next few days.
Dad-of-four O'Brien, from Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, was a member of Seanad Eireann from 1989 to 2011 and also a member of Monaghan County Council from 1979 to 2003.
Ms Bacik said: "I look forward to the acceptance of this Bill by Seanad Eireann.
She said: "I am delighted the city council elected to drive this legislative change through Seanad Eireann.
He became a member of Seanad Eireann in 1965 before being elected to the Dail in 1969.
Mr Hogan said: "We believe that by putting a proposal to abolish Seanad Eireann and reduce the number of TDs, we will achieve at least a 30% reduction in the number of members of the Oireachtas.
Senator Norris said: "I am completely debt-free and I will have a pension, I hope, from Seanad Eireann.
In a statement, the Select Committee on Members' Interests of Seanad Eireann said it would consider the High Court judgment in detail at a meeting of the committee scheduled for next Wednesday.
The Constitution clearly states that "every member of Seanad Eireann shall, unless he previously dies, resigns or becomes disqualified, continue to hold office until the day before the polling day of the general election for Seanad Eireann next held after his election or nomination".
The Select Committee on Members' Interests of Seanad Eireann usually sits in private but yesterday it revealed the change in format.
He said: "I am very proud to serve as Senator, having been elected to Seanad Eireann in 2007.