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# jim-darcy - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 14,914 Views 137 Comments

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
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# Down With The Kids

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

Dec 29th 2013, 6:30 PM 12,492 Views 7 Comments

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
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# Building Bridges

Taoiseach backs plan to rename bridge after Mary McAleese

Nov 18th 2011, 4:02 PM 6,234 Views 50 Comments

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

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem
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# Amhrán Na Laoch?

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem

Jul 26th 2011, 12:53 PM 3,771 Views 55 Comments

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
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# Seanad

'Father' David Norris inspires Seanad maiden speeches

May 25th 2011, 6:11 PM 1,199 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Seanad Éireann

President's husband among Taoiseach's 11 Seanad nominees

May 20th 2011, 8:15 PM 1,410 Views 0 Comments

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