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#Seanad Recall

# seanad-recall - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

'A right pain in the bum': Most senators are coming back tomorrow... but some are on holidays

We contacted all members of the Seanad to find out if they’ll be coming back for debates on Gaza and Ukraine tomorrow.

# seanad-recall - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

"We cannot debate everything" - Alex White

Alex White conceded that there are deficiencies in how Ireland approves EU directives, but said that there is no way that Ireland could debate everything.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

"Recall makes Seanad survival a reality" - O'Sullivan

The recall to debate transplant legislation shows the role that a reformed Seanad could have says a Fianna Fáil senator.

Senator accused of ‘talking through his derriere’ and ‘invoking memory of Bobby Ewing’ Seanad Recall This post contains videos

Senator accused of ‘talking through his derriere’ and ‘invoking memory of Bobby Ewing’

The Seanad is debating an emergency motion to annul legislation on organ transplantation.

Seanad to debate annulling organ transplant law that cannot be annulled

The State’s first organ transplant legislation was signed into law a year ago but a Fianna Fáíl senator says it is flawed and “people will die” because the proper systems are not in place.

# seanad-recall - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Minister: There is no reason to annul the organ transplant legislation

Minister of State Alex White has hit back at calls for the organ transplant legislation to be annulled ahead of a Seanad debate on the matter next week.

"Legislature should not be excluded from transplant debate" - Micheál Martin

Micheál Martin accused the Government of trying to “dominate who debates what” in the Oireachtas.

# seanad-recall - Friday 9 August, 2013

The Seanad is coming back on 20 August to debate transplant legislation

Minister for Health James Reilly had best not book any holidays…

# seanad-recall - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Senator stands over his Seanad recall 'stunt' comment

Fine Gael’s Colm Burke had criticised fellow senator, Fianna Fáil’s Mark Daly, for his action over organ donations legislation.