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# Seanad

Last week
16th June 2024 - 22nd June 2024
Seanad told three gay men were chased by six men with knives in Phoenix Park
Last month
May 2024
Recently elected member of Seanad Éireann running for the House of Commons in UK election
Calls for Seanad debate following Noteworthy cockfighting revelations
This year
2024
The Green Party's Northern Ireland leader is set to take a seat in the Seanad
Senator David Norris delivers his final Seanad speech as he retires after 36 years
Last year
2023
Sinn Féin’s Belfast Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile resigns from the Seanad on health grounds
Tras Honan, the first and only woman to serve as Seanad Cathaoirleach, dies aged 93
Up to one million graduates could be eligible to vote under Seanad election reform plan
David Norris, the longest-serving Senator in Ireland, to retire in January
Dáil votes to restrict advertising of vaping products and ban the sale to under 18s
Government has two years to expand Seanad electorate, Supreme Court rules
Hate speech law won't progress further until autumn at the earliest
Oireachtas costs rose to €141.5m last year as more security was needed for politicians
Hate speech law 'not radical', says minister as senators highlight free speech 'chilling effect'
Seanad motion for government to 'keep their word' and disregard criminal records of gay men
Bertie Ahern to address Seanad next week for Good Friday Agreement anniversary
Report into 'serious welfare breaches' at Dublin Zoo deems majority of allegations to be 'unfounded'
All time
Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer elected as new chair of the Seanad
Motion on Ireland remaining a militarily neutral state won't be opposed by Government
Seanad motion to call for breastfeeding lessons to be taught in Irish schools
LED billboards 'should be restricted to 6 hours of illumination a day' to save energy
Seanad committee to gather views from 'all traditions' on island of Ireland’s future
'Your friendship and generosity will never be forgotten': Ukrainian MPs praise Ireland's response to war
Minister for Children apologises on behalf of Government for illegal birth registrations
Ceann Comhairle to visit Kyiv and address Ukrainian Parliament
Security analyst Tom Clonan wins the Trinity Seanad by-election
'You could do it overnight': Referendum on letting TDs vote remotely described as 'unnecessary'
Bill seeking to remove 'child pornography' term from Irish legislation to be debated in Seanad
Date for Seanad by-election to fill Ivana Bacik's seat set for March
Seanad passes motion calling on Government to support vaccine intellectual property waiver
New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law
Legislation to mandate companies to report emissions moves forward in the Seanad
The cost of funding TDs climbed to €47.49 million last year
Seanad passes extension of emergency Covid-19 powers until November, but SF to push for earlier July review date
FF-FG voting pact steamrolls two-seat Seanad race as there's disappointment for Hazel Chu 
Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?
Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
Bill to allow child murder victims to be named could be made law by end of March, McEntee says
Stardust: Government urged to solve legal aid logjam that is delaying start of inquests