Order of Business today, October 20th

20th October, 2010

I took the Order of Business for Fine Gael in the Seanad today. This means that I go first in the day. Always enjoy......

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19th October, 2010

Most important 3% is not the deficit figure but whether the economy will grow at 3%....

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A New Season: A New Republic by Naoise Nunn

26th January, 2010

I received the below article this morning from Naoise Nunn, who is the organiser of the superb Leviathan: Political Cabaret and a very original......

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The Seanad and the Strike

21st November, 2009

The Seanad will be closed on Tuesday due to the strike. This is despite the fact that the Dail will be open. I tried to......

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Order of Business Today

28th October, 2009

I raised the Iarnrod Eireann report today in the Seanad and called on the Minister for Transport to provide a report on what he......

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Seanad Work

21st October, 2009

What a day. Started at 9 with a meeting with the new member of my team Aisling. From that I had an EU affairs......

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Enda, the Seanad and me.

19th October, 2009

Rarely have I received so many calls from people worried about my prospects and me. One constituent, who met me in the newsagents this......

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On the road to nowhere

15th July, 2009

Much play has been made of the Green’s decision to vote against a procedure in the Seanad last night and then abstain on the......

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“Commuters the biggest losers in spat between Dublin Bus & unions”

9th April, 2009

City will grind to a halt if industrial action goes ahead. Commuters have been completely overlooked in the dispute between Dublin Bus and drivers’ unions......

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Today in the Oireachtas

24th March, 2009

The Oireachtas starts on a Tuesday afternoon each sitting week. It is a combination of committees and plenary sessions in both the Dail and......

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