Seanad Eireann


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the upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic

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When I first spoke on the issue in Seanad Eireann in October 2017, I referred to the scientific, medical and public policy research on the issue of loneliness and isolation which suggests "a lonely person is significantly more likely to suffer an early death than a non-lonely one".
Chairman Seanad Eireann, the Irish Senate, Denis O'Donovan, said after today's meeting with members of the Collegiums of the House of Peoples and the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH PA) that the Republic of Ireland would provide full support to the European path of BiH and its application for EU membership.
The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign today congratulated Seanad Eireann on passing a motion which calls on the Irish Government to formally recognise the State of Palestine.
Things moved slowly back then and it was two years later, on July 12 1988, that senator John Magnier made a speech in Seanad Eireann in which he formally asked the House to take note of the report.
It added a majority in Seanad Eireann was in favour of the move.
Sean O'Connor from Co Wicklow will stand as an independent candidate for Seanad Eireann on the Trinity College panel.
Haughey's regard for Coolmore boss John Magnier was illustrated when he used his prerogative as Taoiseach to appoint Magnier to Seanad Eireann (the Irish Senate) as one of his personal nominees, to represent the interests of the bloodstock community.
Speaking after her win yesterday she beamed: "I am extremely proud to have been elected to Seanad Eireann in this by-election.
The motion that will be presented to the Senate in the coming weeks reads, "Seanad Eireann calls on the Attorney General to request the Law Reform Commission to produce a report examining the current status of Pre Nuptial Agreements in Irish Courts and to investigate the consequences of their possible introduction and the impact on the constitutional and legal rights of spouses and children.
Having been heavily involved in politics from his youth, his first big role came when he was elected to the Agricultural Panel for Seanad Eireann.
Recently I have asked questions in Seanad Eireann about the increasing numbers of people who spend life on the streets.
He said: "I suppose you could say the attitude of the Fianna Fail party towards Seanad Eireann was epitomised a few years ago when the Senate was adjourned so the members could go and participate in the Oireachtas golf competition."
"Aside from what you would think yourself, she has spirit and I think that's what the Government is afraid of, people with spirit in Seanad Eireann."