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#Mary Ann O'Brien

# mary-ann-obrien - Monday 7 December, 2015

Senator distances herself from 'a huge story of corruption and fraud' Rté Investigates This post contains videos

Senator distances herself from 'a huge story of corruption and fraud'

“This scandal about councillors seeking out bribes has absolutely nothing to do with me.”

# mary-ann-obrien - Friday 13 March, 2015

Here's everything we know about Renua Ireland (and its policies) Re-Who-a? This post contains videos

Here's everything we know about Renua Ireland (and its policies)

Lucinda Creighton’s new political party has finally been launched. Here’s what we know…

# mary-ann-obrien - Friday 6 February, 2015

Is Jack and Jill's Jonathan Irwin joining Lucinda's new party?

Well, he’s not ruled it out.

# mary-ann-obrien - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

'Sickened by the threats': Will Senators reject water charges?

“If the Seanad wants to be taken seriously it must do the right thing and not be merely a rubber stamp for the Government’s brutal austerity policies.”

# mary-ann-obrien - 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.

# mary-ann-obrien - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# mary-ann-obrien - Thursday 21 July, 2011

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination

The independent senator has the support of independent representatives from both houses of the Oireachtas. He needs seven more.