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#fannygate

# fannygate - Sunday 6 October, 2013

‘Fannies’, ‘prats’ and ‘clowns’: 10 bizarre moments from the 24th Seanad

From the Justice Minister’s laughing fit, to Jim Walsh’s controversial comments on abortion. Say what you like about the chamber’s effectiveness; so far the current crop of senators have been anything but boring.

# fannygate - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House?

The behaviour of David Norris and Tom Barry has raised some eyebrows – but what do you think?

# fannygate - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our roundup of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# fannygate - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Watch: Norris says he’s happy to withdraw words that caused offence Fannygate This post contains videos

Watch: Norris says he’s happy to withdraw words that caused offence

Senator David Norris told the Seanad this morning that he is happy to withdraw his “intemperate” remarks towards Fine Gael TD Regina Doherty.

"Personal animosity" shouldn't be part of Seanad abolition debate - Howlin David Norris This post contains videos

"Personal animosity" shouldn't be part of Seanad abolition debate - Howlin

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said he expects a “robust debate” on the whether or not to introduce a unicameral system of government.

Doherty: Norris comments gave Seanad abolition campaign a boost

The Fine Gael TD was referring to Norris saying she was “talking through her fanny” while in the Seanad yesterday.

Poll: Should David Norris apologise to Regina Doherty? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should David Norris apologise to Regina Doherty?

Senator David Norris has been criticised for saying a Fine Gael TD was “talking through her fanny” – but does he need to say sorry?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are nine things to know as you start your day.