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# seanad elections
Timmy Dooley among three outgoing Fianna Fáil TDs to secure Seanad nominations
All three lost their Dáil seats during this month’s general election.
# Counting Votes
This musician and LGBT activist is the first senator elected to the new Seanad
Sinn Féin’s Warfield became the mayor of South Dublin after being elected to the council in 2014.
# breathing fire
Dragon's Den star Peter Casey wants to give rural Ireland a boost if he gets into the Seanad
He announced today that he will run in the elections for the upper house of the Oireachtas.
# Seanad reform
All third-level graduates to get vote as part of Seanad reforms agreed by Cabinet
The government has not as yet considered any further reforms to the Seanad.
# Seanad reform
Members launch plan to reform Seanad and prevent abolition
Feargal Quinn and Katherine Zappone will call a vote this Wednesday on plans to overhaul how the chamber is elected.
# Seanad
First sitting of 24th Seanad tomorrow afternoon
The 60 senators of the 24th Seanad Éireann will meet tomorrow afternoon for the first time to pick a Seanad Cathaoirleach.
# seanad elections
All Seanad seats filled, Fine Gael win 18
Fine Gael have performed well in the Seanad elections, securing the majority of seats at 18.
# seanad elections
FG pulls ahead as Seanad election counts near completion
Four of the five vocational panels are now nearly complete, while the two University constituencies are also nearly wrapped up.
# Jobs for the Girls
Female Fáil: Seanad elections see FF women back in Leinster House
Mary White and Averil Power are set to take seats in the Industrial & Commercial Panel, breaking the all-male presence in the FF parliamentary party.
# seanad elections
Counting for Seanad’s Labour panel underway, as agricultural seats are completed
Fianna Fáil’s vote management brings home four candidates – but only one of them is backed by Micheál Martin.
# seanad elections
Big FF names tumble in second Seanad election
Former junior ministers Martin Mansergh and Sean Connick both fail in bids to win election to the Administrative panel.
# seanad elections
FG, FF and Labour share spoils in first of five Seanad elections
Fianna Fáil sources are happy with its vote management, securing two of the five seats in the Cultural & Educational Panel.
# Seanad
Seanad elections get underway
Fine Gael’s Deirdre Clune becomes the first person to be elected to the new Seanad today.
# Seanad Éireann
A bluffer's guide to the Seanad election count
Did you vote in the Seanad elections? Relax – you probably didn’t have one. Here’s how the whole thing works.
# seanad elections
Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers
Candidates for the Seanad’s University panels claim the voting register is badly out of date – wasting thousands in postage costs.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
In today’s Fix: Getting convicts into the community, to target or not to target Gaddafi, the preservation of civil servants’ privilege days and one man’s transfixing video of the ground beneath his feet.
# seanad elections
121 candidates in the running for 43 Seanad panel seats
There are 31 Fianna Fáil candidates running – three times as many as party HQ would like – while Fine Gael fields 54, Labour 13.
# seanad elections
FF 'old guard' hits out at Martin's Seanad plans
Fianna Fáil’s leader names the ten candidates he’s prioritising – despite there being over a dozen others in the running.
# seanad elections
Dudgeon to launch Ulster Unionist bid for Seanad seat
Jeffrey Dudgeon, whose court action had homosexuality decriminalised in Northern Ireland in 1982, wants to join the Seanad.
# seanad elections
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.
# Seanad
Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat
Ousted TD gets seat – but just for a few weeks until Seanad election.
# GE11
The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
EVERY hour – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.