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Entries Tagged as 'Seanad'

Finance Bill No. 3 enters the Seanad

July 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics, Same Sex Partnerships

It’s nearly there – the Finance Bill No. 3  2011 which deals with the tax affairs of civil partnerships (and children of civil partners) has passed all stages of the Dáil and is now in the Seanad for consideration.   It passed the second stage yesterday.  The debate which took place can be read here. There […]


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Seanad Election 2011 – Candidate Video #1

March 11th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

In case you were getting withdrawal symptoms there is another election in progress and we have videos from candidates.  It would be an infringement of readers rights if I didn’t share them with you wouldn’t it? First up well it was either going to be first or last but I could not deny him a […]


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Watching the Seanad

November 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Watching the Seanad · Blogging, Irish Politics, Live Blogging, Recession, Seanad Eireann

The Seanad is debating the NAMA Bill and Alexia began a live blog of the debate yesterday which for this injured chicken was a delightful way of continuing my recuperation! Some intriguing questions – Where was Shane Ross during the debate – ‘Business Regulation Expert’ too busy promoting the book? Or too wary of speaking […]


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