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#Joe O'Toole

# joe-otoole - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Joe O'Toole resigns as head of water commission

The chairman of the commission had been under intense pressure after saying he believed water charges should be paid.

Multiple calls for head of water charges commission to step down over "ill-judged" comments

In a media interview Joe O’Toole expressed his support for the charges.

# joe-otoole - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Group's Seanad paper hopes to stimulate debate on possible reforms

A group including two current senators has published a booklet calling for reform of the Seanad rather than abolition.

# joe-otoole - Monday 23 July, 2012

Former members call for Seanad to be reformed instead of abolished

A letter in today’s Irish Times calls for the upper house to be saved as the government looks to hold a referendum on abolishing it next year.

# joe-otoole - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates

Independent TDs, senators, MEPs and councillors will attend a meeting to see if non-party candidates can win Seanad seats.

# joe-otoole - Friday 26 November, 2010

AS COUNTING CONTINUES in Donegal South West, there are other electoral developments around the country. Fine Gael’s Ulick Burke has followed the lead of his constituency colleague Paul Connaughton by saying he won’t contest the next general election, while NUI senator Joe O’Toole says he too will bow out next time round. Ivana Bacik, meanwhile, is rumoured to be ran by Labour as a running mate to Eamon Gilmore in the hotly-contested Dún Laoghaire Dáil constituency.