Seanad


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Noun1.Seanad - the upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
Oireachtas - the parliament of the Irish Republic
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LEO Varadkar has told the Seanad he believes its electorate should be expanded to include all graduates and Irish citizens living abroad.
As a core part of the visit the First Minister has been invited to address the Seanad, the upper house of the Irish parliament, becoming the first serving head of Government ever to do so.
The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign today congratulated Seanad Eireann on passing a motion which calls on the Irish Government to formally recognise the State of Palestine.
He claimed the Taoiseach continues to leave gaping holes in his story over the Government's botched handling of the John McNulty Seanad nomination.
She was also Leader of the Opposition in the Seanad and Leader of Fine Gael in the Seanad from 2007 to 2011.
UNDER-FIRE Arts Minister Heather Humphreys refused to answer questions on the Seanad saga yesterday.
Of these 67, eight former TDs were elected to the Seanad and a further six were nominated to the Seanad by an Taoiseach leaving a total eligible for termination payments of 53.
So the sitting days, it's an easy target for politicians to say you're sitting less but, in my view, we have done the work that the Seanad was intended for us to do this year in a very effective manner.
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny has appointed former Fine Gael TDs to the Seanad despite voters booting them out of the Dail.
by SARAH SLATER SENATOR Jimmy Harte has been a member of Seanad Eireann since April 2011.
AVERIL Power yesterday announced her intention to run in the Seanad election on the Trinity College panel.
GRADUATES will be given a say in the election of the Seanad.