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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 23 hours 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 2 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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Irish Examiner
Citizen’s assembly on abortion is crucial, says Simon Harrisbecause a decision to repeal the eighth amendment will ultimately be one for th
Citizen’s assembly on abortion is crucial, says Simon Harris
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
because a decision to repeal the eighth amendment will ultimately be one for the citizens. “The legislature, the Dáil, the Seanad, has dealt with the issues in so far as the constitution of Ireland allows us to deal with them,” he said. “If the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fisherman dies during annual trip home to West Corkto West Cork to spend time with relatives and fishing off the coast. Denis O'D
Fisherman dies during annual trip home to West Cork
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
to West Cork to spend time with relatives and fishing off the coast. Denis O'Donovan, Fianna Fail cathaoirleach of the Seanad, spent time with the family on Monday night after the tragedy emerged. He said: "They are a very decent, close-knit... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fisherman dies during annual trip home to west Corkto west Cork to spend time with relatives and fishing off the coast. Denis O'D
Fisherman dies during annual trip home to west Cork
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
to west Cork to spend time with relatives and fishing off the coast. Denis O'Donovan, Fianna Fail cathaoirleach of the Seanad, spent time with the family on Monday night after the tragedy emerged. He said: "They are a very decent, close-knit... Read more
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Limerick Post
Leaving cert resultsFine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Education & Skills and Senator for Limerick Ci
Leaving cert results
Limerick Post / Posted 12 days ago
Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Education & Skills and Senator for Limerick City Maria Byrne, has wished Limerick’s Leaving Cert Students the best of luck in advance of receiving their results on Wednesday morning. The Senator stated: “Finally the... Read more
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RTE News
O'Donovans 'outstanding ambassadors' for rowingfor Sport Patrick O’Donovan said the brothers "rowed an outstanding race agains
O'Donovans 'outstanding ambassadors' for rowing
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
for Sport Patrick O’Donovan said the brothers "rowed an outstanding race against the best in the world". Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann Denis O'Donovan, a senator from West Cork, said the brothers "have personified the Olympic spirit and won over... Read more
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The Irish Times
Edward Haughey’s unfinished mansion for sale near Borderparticularly faltered when a 70lb bomb of homemade explosives was discovered in
Edward Haughey’s unfinished mansion for sale near Border
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
particularly faltered when a 70lb bomb of homemade explosives was discovered in one of the walls in the house in 2006. The bomb was linked to dissident republicans. Haughey was the first person to sit in both the Seanad and the British House of Lor... Read more
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The Irish Times
Edward Haughey’s unfinished mansion for sale near the Borderparticularly faltered when a 70lb bomb of homemade explosives was discovered in
Edward Haughey’s unfinished mansion for sale near the Border
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
particularly faltered when a 70lb bomb of homemade explosives was discovered in one of the walls in the house in 2006. The bomb was linked to dissident republicans. Haughey was the first person to sit in both the Seanad and the British House of Lor... Read more
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Irish Examiner
New bid to free Ibrahim Halawa from custody in Egyptstaged a hunger strike protest last year and is again currently refusing food.
New bid to free Ibrahim Halawa from custody in Egypt
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
staged a hunger strike protest last year and is again currently refusing food. Earlier in the summer both the Dáil and the Seanad passed motions denouncing his "unacceptable" detention. However, at the weekend, Egypt's House of Representatives... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Varadkar seeks “foolproof” legislation on potential sugar taxrole for the Attorney General in doing that, in making sure that any legislatio
Varadkar seeks “foolproof” legislation on potential sugar tax
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
role for the Attorney General in doing that, in making sure that any legislation we do bring put before the Dáil and Seanad is scrutinised by the Dáil and Seanad and is made foolproof.” More From The Irish Examiner Follow the Irish... Read more
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Irish Central
The Irish politician arrested three times in two days is nameduntil 2015, the 36-year-old does not currently hold office in national governme
The Irish politician arrested three times in two days is named
Irish Central / Posted 24 days ago
until 2015, the 36-year-old does not currently hold office in national government but was elected as a Senator in the 24th Seanad (Senate) in April 2011. He was elected on the Agricultural Panel for the Labour party and was recorded as having the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Chicago-based Senator Billy Lawless to claim full €29,565 expenses limitPost reports the Galway-born restaurateur has confirmed he will claim up to the
Chicago-based Senator Billy Lawless to claim full €29,565 expenses limit
Irish Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
Post reports the Galway-born restaurateur has confirmed he will claim up to the limit of €29,565 to cover his travel for Seanad sittings. However the newspaper reports he will pay the rest himself if his travel exceeds the limit under Oireachtas... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Six social housing apartments priced at €500,000 eachwe have used the methodology in the department’s circular to estimate the costs
Six social housing apartments priced at €500,000 each
Irish Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
we have used the methodology in the department’s circular to estimate the costs,” the documents state. The Fianna Fáil Seanad spokesman on finance and former councillor for the area, Gerry Horkan, said it would be “daft” to commit such a large... Read more
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Irish Examiner
State asked for €500,000 each for six social housing apartmentswe have used the methodology in the department’s circular to estimate the costs
State asked for €500,000 each for six social housing apartments
Irish Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
we have used the methodology in the department’s circular to estimate the costs,” the documents state. The Fianna Fáil Seanad spokesman on finance and former councillor for the area, Gerry Horkan, said it would be “daft” to commit such a large... Read more

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