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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The senators sat one extra day on December 20, meaning by the time they come back next week it will have been almost five weeks since they last had to come into the Seanad. The Houses of the Oireachtas press office told the Irish Mirror some senators have been back at work this week attending joint Oireachtas committees with TDs.
The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomed Seanad vote (25 for, 20 against) in support of Senator Frances Black's 'Control of Economic Activities (Occupied Territories) Bill.
RAMALLAH, July 11, 2018 (WAFA) -- Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) Executive Committee Saeb Erekat, On behalf of the Palestinian people and the Palestinian leadership, extended sincere appreciation to the Irish Seanad for standing tall for the principle of justice by approving this historic motion banning trade with the illegal Israeli colonial-settlements in Occupied 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.
It passed through the Seanad shortly after 8pm last night.
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.
UNDER-FIRE Arts Minister Heather Humphreys refused to answer questions on the Seanad saga yesterday.
An extra sitting of the Seanad has been proposed for Monday to get the law put into statute before December 31.
"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."
The party said Fine Gael senators have teamed up with Independent Padraig O Ceidigh to stop a recommendation in a Seanad report to commit to protect Amhran na bhFiann with legislation.