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Issue of gender parity spoken about in Seanad

 

Finn follows in father's footsteps in becoming Cathaoirleach

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It was a historic day last Monday when Independent Cllr Richard Finn followed in the footsteps of his father Martin, in becoming the first citizen of the county, when he was elected to the position of Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council.

Staunton wants to shake up the Seanad

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Louisburgh native Ciaran Staunton is looking to win a seat in the Seanad on the Industrial and Commerical Panel in the upcoming upper house elections. Staunton says that he will be a forceful, experienced, voice in the Seanad for the voiceless hundreds of thousands of economic emigrants, forced to leave Ireland involuntarily. Along with representing the rights of returning immigrants from countries worldwide and work tirelessly towards highlighting and addressing difficulties experienced by so many upon their return. He also added that he will be a strong advocate in the Seanad for securing an end to the nightmare of undocumented Irish in America and Australia, and for Irish emigrants worldwide.

Flannery hopeful his stance on animal welfare and equal rights will boost NUI Seanad chances

Galway city Cllr Pearse Flannery is hopeful his progressive stance on animal rights and human rights will help win support in the Seanad Elections for the NUI panel.

St Brigid’s campaigners continue fight as Seanad motion defeated

Campaign groups have vowed to continue their fight to maintain psychiatric beds at St Brigid’s Hospital in Ballinasloe, after a motion aimed at saving the 22-bed psychiatric unit was defeated in the Seanad on Wednesday.

Seanad candidates put forward reform proposals

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1,300 Westmeath people registered to vote for Seanad

Just 1,300 people living in Westmeath are registered to vote for the upcoming Seanad elections on the National University of Ireland (NUI) panel, one of just three panels which allows members of the public to vote.

Phelan considers move for Europe after Doyle endorsement

Fine Gael spokesperson on Enterprise in the Seanad, Senator John Paul Phelan has said that he has not ruled out running in the up-coming European elections following a request from sitting MEP Avril Doyle.

18 months in prison for Kilkenny lobbyist

Kilkenny man Frank Dunlop, former Fianna Fáil press officer, government press secretary and lobbyist has spent the first three nights of his 18 month jail sentence in Arbor Hill Jail for his role in corrupt politics during 1980s and 1990s.

Kilkenny-native Dunlop will give State evidence against dodgy politicians

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KILKENNY native and former Government Press secretary, lobbyist and Kilkenny native Frank Dunlop is set to give State evidence if corrupt politicians come before the court.

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