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Killing me softly…part 2

28th January, 2009

Just finished in Seanad Chamber on Harbours Bill. Started at 12.20 and finished at 4. Senator O’Donovan took up most of this time. His conclusion in......

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Off to Davos

28th January, 2009

Oh dear. My contribution on the order of business today caused a bit of a stir. I posed a number of questions about the discussions......

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Killing me slowly – the Harbours Amendment Bill 2008

28th January, 2009

I normally associate ‘filibustering’ with giants of the American Senate such as Senators Byrd and Kennedy. This is where a Senator speaks at great length to......

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Do we ever learn?

27th January, 2009

The EU affairs committee met today. Most of our meeting was taken with a discussion on the Commission’s Work Programme for 2009. This document reviews what......

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First day back

27th January, 2009

Today is the first full day back of the Oireachtas since Christmas. The Cathaoirleach of the Seanad has written to all senators warning us of......

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