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Irish Examiner
Government's Mediation Bill delayed after Seanad adds amendment | Irish Examiner Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 07:41 pm The passing of the Go
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 07:41 pm The passing of the Government's Mediation Bill (2017) has been... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Seanad backs plans to remove ban on Good Friday pub opening | Irish Examiner Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 03:51 pm The Seanad has passed
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 03:51 pm The Seanad has passed a Bill to pave the way for alcohol to be sold on... Read more
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The Irish Times
Edward Haughey’s Fitzwilliam Square HQ bought for €3.5mNorthern Ireland and England as well as an elegant home in central London. His
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Northern Ireland and England as well as an elegant home in central London. His estate in Northern Ireland has been valued at €468 million. Haughey was appointed to the Seanad by then taoiseach Albert Reynolds in 1994 and reappointed by Bertie Ah... Read more
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The Irish Times
Labour Court backs 10% pay rise for construction workersfor skilled and unskilled workers in construction to Tánaiste and Minister for
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
for skilled and unskilled workers in construction to Tánaiste and Minister for Jobs, Frances Fitzgerald. If the Dáil and Seanad approve the recommendation, it will result in 10 per cent pay rises for about 50,000 building workers. The court is... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pengelly tells of online abuse as peer warns of 'tipping point'she had been the subject of abuse targeted not only at her, but at her young da
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
she had been the subject of abuse targeted not only at her, but at her young daughter. "I was the only politician in the Seanad who had to protect their Twitter account because of the sustained and orchestrated abusive material that was sent my... Read more
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Irish Examiner
TD becomes emotional as she recalls suicideto make decisions about their own treatment. The Dáil passed the bill unanimou
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
to make decisions about their own treatment. The Dáil passed the bill unanimously and it will now be sent to the Seanad. Fianna Fáil health spokesman James Browne, who sponsored the bill, welcomed its passage and said the contributions... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Vital decisions needed’ on distribution of local property taxto progress a commitment on voting rights for citizens outside the State on pre
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
to progress a commitment on voting rights for citizens outside the State on presidential elections as well as the issue of Seanad reform. Other commitments include votes regarding a women’s place within the home, the offence of blasphemy, and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
"Vulnerable being driven into homelessness" as figures show 42% of homeless are femalemore than half of the 42% of women in homelessness are based in the Capital. R
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
more than half of the 42% of women in homelessness are based in the Capital. Reacting to the news Fianna Fáil Senator and Seanad Group Leader, Catherine Ardagh, said the report made it clear a lack of support was leading vulnerable women into... Read more
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Limerick Post
LIT granted full planning for Coonagh Campus developmentof the art education and research space for students, staff and industry in the
Limerick Post / Posted 15 days ago
of the art education and research space for students, staff and industry in the region”. Government Spokesperson in the Seanad on Education and Skills & Member of the Joint Committee on Education and Skills Senator Maria Byrne has also welcomed... Read more
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Herald.ie
Domestic abuse activists hit out at 'indifference'the indifference." Dr Keenan made the comments after the Domestic Violence Bil
Herald.ie / Posted 15 days ago
the indifference." Dr Keenan made the comments after the Domestic Violence Bill reached committee stage last week in the Seanad, but official garda figures on domestic violence remain out of date because the system doesn't yet recognise it as a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Mandatory retirement age may be abolishedproposed recommendations were voted on and will form the basis for a detailed r
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
proposed recommendations were voted on and will form the basis for a detailed report to be sent to the Dáil and Seanad. On the question of abolishing mandatory retirement ages, 86% of the assembly members present said this practice... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Mandatory retirement age may be abolishedproposed recommendations were voted on and will form the basis for a detailed r
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
proposed recommendations were voted on and will form the basis for a detailed report to be sent to the Dáil and Seanad. On the question of abolishing mandatory retirement ages, 86% of the assembly members present said this practice... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Experts discuss child mental healthmental health difficulties are “not good enough” and that he is “not happy with
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
mental health difficulties are “not good enough” and that he is “not happy with them”. Mr Daly made the admission during a Seanad Public Consultation Committee meeting on child mental health services where he said he hoped to bring a proposal to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'Postcode lottery' to access mental health services for young peoplemental health services for young people Thursday, July 06, 2017 - 03:30 pm Up
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
mental health services for young people Thursday, July 06, 2017 - 03:30 pm Update 4.30pm: A psychiatrist has told the Seanad there is a 'postcode lottery' when it comes to mental health services for young people. The Seanad is hearing calls... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dáil passes bill that gives 'an element of financial oversight' to Rugby World Cup bidhosting fee. However, she then changed her mind and recommended that a bill be
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
hosting fee. However, she then changed her mind and recommended that a bill be forced through. The bill now goes to the Seanad, but must be signed into law before the end of July in order to support Ireland's tournament bid. Sinn Féin's... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Welfare cheats’ names to be published onlineplanning permission extensions to housing developments. The emergency memo wil
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
planning permission extensions to housing developments. The emergency memo will now be fast-tracked through the Dáil and Seanad so that it can be enacted before the summer break. Mr Murphy pointed out that many planning permissions for housing... Read more
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Irish Examiner
IMPACT urges support for 'gender pay-gap' reporting lawbetween what they pay men and women, would have a massive impact on female earn
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
between what they pay men and women, would have a massive impact on female earning. The legislation was introduced to the Seanad earlier this year and returns to the committee stage in the Autumn. IMPACT's Linda Kelly says it would shine a light... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Report on how Brexit will affect Ireland due later today| Irish Examiner Tuesday, July 04, 2017 - 06:10 am The special Seanad commi
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, July 04, 2017 - 06:10 am The special Seanad committee will deliver its report to the Government today on the issue of how Brexit will affect Ireland. The cross... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'An accruing problem that will not go away': Lack of respite care blamed on beds shortageevery day, a 15-20 mile journey, and who worried that he may not be able to do
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
every day, a 15-20 mile journey, and who worried that he may not be able to do so much longer. Mr Burke, Fine Gael’s Seanad spokesperson on health, said these cases highlighted the urgent need for forward planning around the age profile of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Bill to ban fracking to be signed into lawon its way to the President to be signed into law. The Bill, written by Fine G
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
on its way to the President to be signed into law. The Bill, written by Fine Gael backbencher Tony McLoughlin, passed the Seanad today after clearing the Dáil earlier this year. It is only the second bill from outside the Government benches to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Central Bank governor defends position on Brexit investmentsto other centres such as Luxembourg and Brussels. In a strongly worded letter
The Irish Times / Posted 29 days ago
to other centres such as Luxembourg and Brussels. In a strongly worded letter to Senator Neale Richmond , who chairs the Seanad Special Select Committee on Brexit, Mr Lane said the job of the Central Bank was to ensure financial stability and... Read more
29d
The Irish Times
Government needs to focus on single shot at winning Brexit jobsCentral Bank is firm in saying it is acting appropriately, as outlined in a let
The Irish Times / Posted 29 days ago
Central Bank is firm in saying it is acting appropriately, as outlined in a letter from governor Philip Lane to the Seanad Brexit committee. The Central Bank’s legal remit, since 2010, has not included the aim of promoting the financial... Read more
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Herald.ie
Disgraced Callely quizzed by gardai over 'harassment'dispute over €80,000 in travel expenses. A High Court ruling in January 2011 h
Herald.ie / Posted 29 days ago
dispute over €80,000 in travel expenses. A High Court ruling in January 2011 had gone in favour of Mr Callely, but the Seanad committee later won its appeal. The Supreme Court ruled that the Seanad committee on members' interests was entitled... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Grave concern over increase in young people using 'Dial A Drink'is being launched in Dublin 12 this afternoon and new legislation tackling Irel
Irish Examiner / Posted 30 days ago
is being launched in Dublin 12 this afternoon and new legislation tackling Ireland’s alcohol problem will be debated in the Seanad next week. More From The Irish Examiner Follow the Irish Examiner BUSINESS LIFESTYLE © Irish Examiner Ltd, Linn... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former Fianna Fáil Senator Des Hanafin dies aged 86to politics and community. Mr Martin said: "Des was a man steeped in politics
Irish Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
to politics and community. Mr Martin said: "Des was a man steeped in politics and community who served as a member of Seanad Éireann and North Tipperary County Council for over 30 years having first being elected to the County Council in 1955... Read more

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