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The Irish Times
How to be a modern man in Ireland: Irish men on masculinity, feminism and violenceviews and that I was actually going to research the Bill, though it was with gr
How to be a modern man in Ireland: Irish men on masculinity, feminism and violence
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
views and that I was actually going to research the Bill, though it was with great trepidation. When the Bill came to the Seanad, every man in the place disappeared. One guy said to me “Are you not coming?” And I said “No, this is a very important... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dáil now a three-ring circus, says Brendan Howlinto be a campaigning party,” he said. “We are much diminished in Leinster House,
Dáil now a three-ring circus, says Brendan Howlin
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
to be a campaigning party,” he said. “We are much diminished in Leinster House, we are small in number in both Dáil and Seanad so we are going to have to be a campaigning party outside of Leinster House too.” Other topics up for discussion... Read more
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The Irish Times
My personal presidency: Michael D Higgins talks to Fintan O’Tooleto be doing such an adjustment. I have a kind of ground rules for myself. I don
My personal presidency: Michael D Higgins talks to Fintan O’Toole
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
to be doing such an adjustment. I have a kind of ground rules for myself. I don’t speak about what is before the Dáil or Seanad. I don’t speak about the government’s legislative programme. “But the themes with which legislation is dealing I feel... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘The Irish pub is a status symbol. With unrest in the world, everything Irish is seen as safe’peers. The event will be opened by Billy Lawless who, in June, became the firs
‘The Irish pub is a status symbol. With unrest in the world, everything Irish is seen as safe’
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
peers. The event will be opened by Billy Lawless who, in June, became the first Irish emigrant to be appointed to the Seanad. The US-based pub owner is no stranger to the pub trade back home, having served a term as president of the Vintners’... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former senator James Heffernan faces driving chargescharges. Picture: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision James Heffernan, aged 36, of C
Former senator James Heffernan faces driving charges
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
charges. Picture: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision James Heffernan, aged 36, of Co Limerick, who lost his seat in the Seanad last April, appeared before Judge Brian Sheridan at Fermoy District Court. He faces five charges in total, all of... Read more
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Herald.ie
Ex-Labour senator is charged with drink-driving after music festivalthe town. Mr Heffernan, of Baile na Lyna, Kilfinane, Co Limerick, was elected
Ex-Labour senator is charged with drink-driving after music festival
Herald.ie / Posted 15 days ago
the town. Mr Heffernan, of Baile na Lyna, Kilfinane, Co Limerick, was elected as a Labour Party senator to the 24th Seanad. He had unsuccessfully contested the 2007 and 2011 general elections in Limerick County for the Labour Party. He is... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former senator charged with drink driving and dangerous drivingdriving and dangerous driving as a music festival was taking place nearby. Jam
Former senator charged with drink driving and dangerous driving
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
driving and dangerous driving as a music festival was taking place nearby. James Heffernan (36), who lost his seat in the Seanad last April, appeared before Judge Brian Sheridan at Fermoy District Court facing five charges in total, all of which... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former Senator charged with drink driving near Cork music festivalas a music festival was taking place nearby, writes Joe Leogue. James Hefferna
Former Senator charged with drink driving near Cork music festival
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
as a music festival was taking place nearby, writes Joe Leogue. James Heffernan (aged 36), who lost his seat in the Seanad last April, appeared before Judge Brian Sheridan at Fermoy District Court facing five charges in total, all of which... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Stephen Donnelly: Social Democrats just wasn’t working for mebe had with my supporters here in Wicklow. “I think anyone who has the great h
Stephen Donnelly: Social Democrats just wasn’t working for me
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
be had with my supporters here in Wicklow. “I think anyone who has the great honour of being elected to the Dáil or the Seanad should aspire to office,” he said. Mr Donnelly said he would still try to influence government from opposition. “You... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Independents issue demands in return for support of Apple tax ruling appealin cabinet and Sinn Féin called for the immediate publication of the full EU Ap
Independents issue demands in return for support of Apple tax ruling appeal
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
in cabinet and Sinn Féin called for the immediate publication of the full EU Apple ruling in addition to the recall of the Seanad to debate the scandal. Meanwhile, competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager hit back at Apple chief executive Tim... Read more
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The Irish Times
Floating home: living rent-free on Ireland’s waterwaysit is supporting upgraded legislation as part of the Heritage Bill 2016. The c
Floating home: living rent-free on Ireland’s waterways
The Irish Times / Posted 29 days ago
it is supporting upgraded legislation as part of the Heritage Bill 2016. The controversial Bill, which had reached the Seanad before the general election, updates a number of pieces of legislation, including the Wildlife Act 1976, the Canals... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline servicesprovision of services ahead of tax cuts, which it says the country cannot yet a
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline services
Irish Examiner / Posted 30 days ago
provision of services ahead of tax cuts, which it says the country cannot yet afford. The party’s finance spokesman in the Seanad, Gerry Horkan, said cutting taxes while we are borrowing doesn’t make sense. “People will argue that there is room to... Read more

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