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# Senators

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Nine months after it was saved, the Seanad is finally being reformed
"We must have been shaming them": Carers prevented from holding launch in Leinster House
Susan O'Keeffe would have got a better reaction 'if she said she was hungover'
How should TDs and Senators deal with whistleblowers? Here's some advice they got...
Education, training and legal help all lacking for trafficking victims - Immigrant Council of Ireland
Senators pass law banning smoking in cars with children - and the government's backing it
One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year
RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland
Senator admits his two-day week 'gives the impression the Seanad is full of dossers'
This is how the government plans to tackle the politicians' allowance bill
'A taser for the Ceann Comhairle': Here's what our politicians are asking Santa for this Christmas
Developing the 'hard neck': TDs on death threats, abuse, and their coping strategies
CRC grilling, powercuts, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
Keaveney: Mistakes were made but Micheál Martin has apologised for them
"Initiative overload": ASTI bring Junior Cycle concerns to TDs and Senators
21 pictures of TDs and Senators taking part in a fashion show
TDs and Senators who lose their seats could face court action over unspent allowances
New law will abolish ministerial severance payments and cut politicians’ allowances
Column: Politics in Ireland is eating itself
Colm Ó Broin
'They'd do an excellent job': MEP says senators should scrutinise EU legislation
TDs and Senators given advice to counter 'disingenuous annual media yarn' on allowances
Column: The Seanad 'No' vote was the first step towards political reform
Larry Donnelly
'A great day for Irish democracy': Senators and Fianna Fáil toast referendum win
Fine Gael uses giant jigsaw to argue for abolition of 'hijacked' Seanad
Central Bank Governor faces questions over banks’ legal letters and Anglo Tapes
FG: Scrapping the Seanad saves €20m. Oireachtas: Um, there's no way to know
Leinster House will open its doors to 1,650 people tonight (so no need to scale the fence, then)
Burton: Welfare cap not being considered for Budget
They're back: Here are 8 questions we're asking ahead of the new Dáil term
TDs to be told: 'Coalition needs to live up to staffing promises in mental health'
LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee
Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response
Harris: €300,000 request for senators’ constituency offices is farcical
Column: Stunt politics and shenanigans in the Seanad
Paul Allen
Brian Hayes on why he told John Crown: 'You lick yourself every night'
Two senators hope to bring amendments on fatal foetal abnormalities
Belt-tightening at Leinster House as Oireachtas 'tuck shop' closes
Enda Kenny: 'Genuine Seanad reform would be almost impossible to achieve'
Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote