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Irish Examiner
Senator denies claims of cronyism; Independent TD says appointment is 'a Fine Gael decision'TD, Finian McGrath, says he is "not disappointed" about allegations of cronyism
Senator denies claims of cronyism; Independent TD says appointment is 'a Fine Gael decision'
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 hours ago
TD, Finian McGrath, says he is "not disappointed" about allegations of cronyism over Fine Gael's appointments to the Seanad. Mr McGrath says Enda Kenny's picks for the Seanad are a matter for himself and have nothing to do with the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Senator denies claims of cronyism after he helps Taoiseach's daughter get J130, 2016 - 09:00 am One of the country's newest Senators has rubbished claims
Senator denies claims of cronyism after he helps Taoiseach's daughter get J1
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
30, 2016 - 09:00 am One of the country's newest Senators has rubbished claims of cronyism linked to his appointment to the Seanad. A newspaper report yesterday suggested Billy Lawless was given the job by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny in return for... Read more
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Irish Central
New Irish emigrant senator under fire for Fine Gael, Kenny linkscitizens living abroad.” Lawless said he got a call from Enda Kenny “out of th
New Irish emigrant senator under fire for Fine Gael, Kenny links
Irish Central / Posted 2 days ago
citizens living abroad.” Lawless said he got a call from Enda Kenny “out of the blue” on Friday offering him a seat in the Seanad, which he was honored to accept. Lawless had close ties to the Obama administration and introduced the president at... Read more
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Irish Central
Billy Lawless named as first ever emigrant senator by Irish leaderhe told the audience of 18,000 people. So delighted to see VotingRights.ie cof
Billy Lawless named as first ever emigrant senator by Irish leader
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
he told the audience of 18,000 people. So delighted to see VotingRights.ie cofounder Billy Lawless appointed to the Seanad - A tireless advocate for the Irish abroad! “This is what we emigrants do,” he stated. Obama said Lawless and his... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fianna Fáil Seanad candidates chosen to 'make a difference to people's lives' | Irish Examiner Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 07:47 am Fianna Fáil has defende
Fianna Fáil Seanad candidates chosen to 'make a difference to people's lives'
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 07:47 am Fianna Fáil has defended its choice of... Read more
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Herald.ie
Kenny picks seven FG allies for the Seanad as Reilly makes comeback Barry Lennon – 28 May 2016 02:30 AM Fine Gael deputy leader and former Dubli
Kenny picks seven FG allies for the Seanad as Reilly makes comeback
Herald.ie / Posted 3 days ago
Barry Lennon – 28 May 2016 02:30 AM Fine Gael deputy leader and former Dublin-North TD James Reilly has been appointed to the Seanad by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Mr Kenny has... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Enda Kenny relinquishes three Seanad nominees to Fianna Fáil | Irish Examiner Taoiseach Enda Kenny has relinquished three of his Seanad
Enda Kenny relinquishes three Seanad nominees to Fianna Fáil
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Taoiseach Enda Kenny has relinquished three of his Seanad nominees to Fianna Fáil as part of a special deal... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Latest: FF and FG accused of 'old backroom deals approach' to Seanad nominations | Irish Examiner Friday, May 27, 2016 - 05:03 pm Update 7.36pm: Sinn Féin
Latest: FF and FG accused of 'old backroom deals approach' to Seanad nominations
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, May 27, 2016 - 05:03 pm Update 7.36pm: Sinn Féin Senator... Read more
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Irish Examiner
FF and FG accused of 'backroom deals' as Seanad nominations announced | Irish Examiner Enda Kenny announces his eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann
FF and FG accused of 'backroom deals' as Seanad nominations announced
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Enda Kenny announces his eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann Friday, May 27, 2016 - 05:03 pm Two former ministers have been chosen among the Taoiseach's 11... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Enda Kenny retains five colleagues who lost jobs after election The former TDs parachuted into Seanad Eireann by Enda Kenny (pictured) includ
Enda Kenny retains five colleagues who lost jobs after election
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The former TDs parachuted into Seanad Eireann by Enda Kenny (pictured) include Dr James Reilly, former health and children's minister, and Mr Kenny's past constituency running mates... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Enda Kenny announces his eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann | Irish Examiner Friday, May 27, 2016 - 05:03 pm Two former ministers have
Enda Kenny announces his eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, May 27, 2016 - 05:03 pm Two former ministers have been chosen among the Taoiseach's 11 nominees to the... Read more
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RTE News
Pieta House founder among Kenny's Seanad picksTaoiseach Enda Kenny has announced his eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann. Six
Pieta House founder among Kenny's Seanad picks
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has announced his eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann. Six former Fine Gael TDs are on the list, including former ministers James Reilly and Paudie Coffey, along with Michelle Mulherrin, Ray Butler, Frank Feighan and John... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Taoiseach expected to name 11 Seanad appointees today | Irish Examiner Friday, May 27, 2016 - 07:09 am The Taoiseach is expected
Taoiseach expected to name 11 Seanad appointees today
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, May 27, 2016 - 07:09 am The Taoiseach is expected to announce his 11 nominees to the Seanad later today. The move... Read more
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Irish Central
Joe McHugh named as Ireland’s Minister for the Diasporaof Communications Technology), where he placed emphasis on broadband provision
Joe McHugh named as Ireland’s Minister for the Diaspora
Irish Central / Posted 5 days ago
of Communications Technology), where he placed emphasis on broadband provision in border areas. He was elected to Seanad Éireann in 2002 and served as Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on Community, Rural, Gaeltacht and Marine Affairs from... Read more
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Herald.ie
Callely arrested and released on bail after judge issued warrantclaim expenses of more than €4,200 at Leinster House between November 2007 and
Callely arrested and released on bail after judge issued warrant
Herald.ie / Posted 5 days ago
claim expenses of more than €4,200 at Leinster House between November 2007 and December 2009 while he was a member of the Seanad. In this latest, unrelated case, Callely (58) had been due to appear before Judge Michael Coghlan at Dublin District... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ivor Callely appears in court more than a week after arrest warrant issuedexpenses €4,207.45 at Leinster House, Kildare Street between November 2007 and
Ivor Callely appears in court more than a week after arrest warrant issued
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
expenses €4,207.45 at Leinster House, Kildare Street between November 2007 and December 2009 while he was a member of the Seanad. In an unrelated case, a bench warrant for his arrest was issued on May 17 by Dublin District Court. The proceedings... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Five independent Senators have formed a technical group in the Seanad | Irish Examiner Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 01:43 pm Five of the newest membe
Five independent Senators have formed a technical group in the Seanad
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 01:43 pm Five of the newest members of the Oireachtas have formed... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Senators paid €260k while Enda Kenny ‘indecision’ in appointing his 11 nominees to the Seanad continues | Irish Examiner Taoiseach Enda Kenny...
Senators paid €260k while Enda Kenny ‘indecision’ in appointing his 11 nominees to the Seanad continues
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
| Irish Examiner Taoiseach Enda Kenny... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Absence of Alan Kelly casts shadow on Brendan Howlin's day as he's elected Labour Partycontest. Mr Howlin, 60 and unmarried, has served as a TD for the Wexford const
Absence of Alan Kelly casts shadow on Brendan Howlin's day as he's elected Labour Party
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
contest. Mr Howlin, 60 and unmarried, has served as a TD for the Wexford constituency since 1987 and was a member of the Seanad before that. © Irish Examiner Ltd. All rights reserved You might also like More From The Irish Examiner Follow the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brendan Howlin downplays rift as Alan Kelly snubs leader's unveilingshe said. Mr Howlin, 60 and unmarried, has served as a TD for the Wexford cons
Brendan Howlin downplays rift as Alan Kelly snubs leader's unveiling
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
she said. Mr Howlin, 60 and unmarried, has served as a TD for the Wexford constituency since 1987 and was a member of the Seanad before that. Former Leader Eamon Gilmore has welcomed Brendan Howlin as the new Leader of the Labour... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'Proud day' for Brendan Howlin as he is named new Labour leadershe said. Mr Howlin, 60 and unmarried, has served as a TD for the Wexford cons
'Proud day' for Brendan Howlin as he is named new Labour leader
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
she said. Mr Howlin, 60 and unmarried, has served as a TD for the Wexford constituency since 1987 and was a member of the Seanad before that. In that time the former teacher has been Leas-Cheann Comhairle, Minister for the Environment, Minister... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'Internal wranglings' holding up Taoiseach's Seanad announcements, new senator suggests | Irish Examiner Friday, May 20, 2016 - 07:12 am A newly elected...
'Internal wranglings' holding up Taoiseach's Seanad announcements, new senator suggests
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, May 20, 2016 - 07:12 am A newly elected... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'Internal wranglings' holding up Taoiseach's Seanad announcements, new senator suggest | Irish Examiner Friday, May 20, 2016 - 07:12 am A newly elected senator...
'Internal wranglings' holding up Taoiseach's Seanad announcements, new senator suggest
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, May 20, 2016 - 07:12 am A newly elected senator... Read more
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Herald.ie
Sean Ardagh 'loved across the house on all sides', funeral toldand extended family. Delivering the eulogy, his daughter Senator Catherine Ard
Sean Ardagh 'loved across the house on all sides', funeral told
Herald.ie / Posted 11 days ago
and extended family. Delivering the eulogy, his daughter Senator Catherine Ardagh, who was recently elected as Fianna Fail Seanad leader, beamed with pride as she spoke of her father's kindness, his encouragement and dedication to his family as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Judge orders arrest of no-show Ivor Callely who faces jail for failing to pay debt to accountancy firmexpenses €4,207.45 at Leinster House, Kildare Street between November 2007 and
Judge orders arrest of no-show Ivor Callely who faces jail for failing to pay debt to accountancy firm
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
expenses €4,207.45 at Leinster House, Kildare Street between November 2007 and December 2009 while he was a member of the Seanad. In an unrelated case, Callely (57) of St Lawrence's Road, Clontarf, was supposed to appear before Judge Michael... Read more
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RTE News
Judge orders arrest of Ivor Callelyto claim expenses of €4,207.45 at Leinster House between November 2007 and Dece
Judge orders arrest of Ivor Callely
RTE News / Posted 14 days ago
to claim expenses of €4,207.45 at Leinster House between November 2007 and December 2009, while he was a member of the Seanad. In an unrelated case, Callely, 57, of St Lawrence's Road, Clontarf, was supposed to appear before Judge Michael... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Enda Kenny leaves for US as new Government faces first Dáil sittinghe returns later this week, he is expected to announce his line-up of junior mi
Enda Kenny leaves for US as new Government faces first Dáil sitting
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
he returns later this week, he is expected to announce his line-up of junior ministers and 11 appointments to the Seanad. You might also like More From The Irish Examiner Follow the Irish Examiner BUSINESS LIFESTYLE © Irish Examiner... Read more
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Irish Examiner
New Government faces first Dáil sitting todayhe returns later this week, he is expected to announce his line-up of junior mi
New Government faces first Dáil sitting today
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
he returns later this week, he is expected to announce his line-up of junior ministers and 11 appointments to the Seanad. You might also like More From The Irish Examiner Follow the Irish Examiner BUSINESS LIFESTYLE © Irish Examiner... Read more
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Herald.ie
'I'll remain as leader for full term of Government' - Kennyfrom Government, the Opposition and the Public Service. Mr Kenny said he inten
'I'll remain as leader for full term of Government' - Kenny
Herald.ie / Posted 14 days ago
from Government, the Opposition and the Public Service. Mr Kenny said he intended to announce his junior ministers and Seanad nominations this week. He said he wanted to carve out specific responsibilities for junior ministers to provide them... Read more
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RTE News
Junior ministers to be announced later this weekTaoiseach Enda Kenny has said he intends to name his ministers of state and Sea
Junior ministers to be announced later this week
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he intends to name his ministers of state and Seanad appointees later this week. Speaking in Castlebar, he said he wanted to ensure that each junior minister has a specific focus to allow them to deliver targeted... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gerry Adams: I made 'yet another mistake' talking about retirementissues, as well with our the party’s four MEPs. "I am confident that the enhan
Gerry Adams: I made 'yet another mistake' talking about retirement
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
issues, as well with our the party’s four MEPs. "I am confident that the enhanced Sinn Féin team, in both the Dáil and Seanad, will play a productive and constructive role, and will bring the issues affecting citizens, from the crises in health... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Lifetime Achievement award for DessieLake County. The RTE pundit received from his award from the outgoing Westmeat
Lifetime Achievement award for Dessie
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 24 days ago
Lake County. The RTE pundit received from his award from the outgoing Westmeath County Council chairman and newly-elected Seanad member Paul Daly at an event in Mullingar's Belvedere House last night. Dessie, who retired from the inter-county... Read more
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Irish Central
Ireland’s first lesbian govt. minister, a US native, makes historyMarriage Referendum was set. Zappone's political career began in May 2011, whe
Ireland’s first lesbian govt. minister, a US native, makes history
Irish Central / Posted 24 days ago
Marriage Referendum was set. Zappone's political career began in May 2011, when she was nominated by Kenny to the 24th Seanad (Senate). She was later elected to the Dail (Parliament) for the Dublin South-West constituency in the Irish general... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Opposition take first shots at new Government’s makeAusterity Alliance/People before Profit TD Mick Barry said the inclusion of Ind
Opposition take first shots at new Government’s make
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
Austerity Alliance/People before Profit TD Mick Barry said the inclusion of Independents such as ex-Fine Gael-Labour Seanad appointee Katherine Zappone and ex-Fine Gael TD Denis Naughten meant that everyone in the next cabinet is “various... Read more
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The Irish Times
Discrimination at the Bar: What women in practice saysort of extent of difficulties for women in the profession.” Maeve Cox, a Barr
Discrimination at the Bar: What women in practice say
The Irish Times / Posted 25 days ago
sort of extent of difficulties for women in the profession.” Maeve Cox, a Barrister for five years who ran in the recent Seanad election on the Trinity panel, said she feels the “need to acknowledge the equality that is there” despite the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
INMO call for 'zero tolerance' approach to verbal or physical abuse to nursesMr O'Cealleagh said. Speaking in the same session, Madeline Spiers, who unsucc
INMO call for 'zero tolerance' approach to verbal or physical abuse to nurses
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
Mr O'Cealleagh said. Speaking in the same session, Madeline Spiers, who unsuccessfully contested the election for the Seanad Labour panel on behalf of the INMO, told delegates that members are also coming under pressure from senior nurses for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Magdalene laundries report ‘not accurate or respectful’ to women who sufferedoccasions, stating that it is committed to fully implementing all of Mr Justice
Magdalene laundries report ‘not accurate or respectful’ to women who suffered
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
occasions, stating that it is committed to fully implementing all of Mr Justice Quirke’s recommendations. During a Seanad debate last year, equality minister Aodhán O Riordáin accused JFMR of “misinformation” and issuing “factually... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fianna Fáil emerges with most elected seats in the Seanad | Irish Examiner Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:37 pm Counting for the elec
Fianna Fáil emerges with most elected seats in the Seanad
Irish Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:37 pm Counting for the elected seats in the new Seanad has been completed, with... Read more
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