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#Jim Darcy

# jim-darcy - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor's 'West Brit' comment "like an American calling someone an 'Uncle Tom'"

The Seanad has heard criticism of Sinn Féin councillor Micheál Mac Donncha’s Facebook comment.

# jim-darcy - Sunday 29 December, 2013

‘The Bart Simpson defence’: Surprising pop culture references in the Dáil and Seanad

Everything from Miley Cyrus to Downton Abbey has been raised in the Dáil and Seanad chambers down the years…

# jim-darcy - Friday 18 November, 2011

Taoiseach backs plan to rename bridge after Mary McAleese

Senator Jim D’arcy has called for Boyne Bridge to be renamed after the former president and says he has the support of Enda Kenny.

# jim-darcy - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem Amhrán Na Laoch? This post contains a poll

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem

Jim Darcy told the Seanad that the words ‘Sinne Fianna Fáil’ were “appropriated” and should be changed back.

# jim-darcy - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

'Father' David Norris inspires Seanad maiden speeches Seanad This post contains images

'Father' David Norris inspires Seanad maiden speeches

Veteran senator warns that current crop of colleagues have to prove their worth ahead of next year’s proposed referendum on keeping the Seanad Éireann.

# jim-darcy - Friday 20 May, 2011

President's husband among Taoiseach's 11 Seanad nominees

Dr Martin McAleese will become a member of the new Seanad – as will Eamon Coughlan and Fiach MacConghail.