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Seanad’s acceptance of Water Bill does not mean defeat

Sinn Féin have said that the fight back against the Governments plans to introduce household water charges remains unfinished business as the Seanad passed the Water Services Bill this evening. Speaking from Leinster House, Senator David Cullinane said; “The Government has failed to … Continue reading

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Sinn Féin: Petition President Higgins on Water Services Bill if Passed in Dáil & Seanad

Sinn Féin Senator David Cullinane has announced that his party will be seeking to petition the President not to sign the Water Services Bill into law if it is passed in both the Dáil and Seanad. The President would be … Continue reading

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Adams attacks shambolic and dysfunctional government on Seanad

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD has described the debacle in the Seanad over the banking enquiry as “shambolic and symptomatic of the dysfunctional nature of this Fine Gael and Labour government.” Teachta Adams said: “What happened to government claims … Continue reading

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Government Defeated in Key Vote

RTE’s headline on the Seanad referendum makes the point LIVE: Govt defeated in referendum to abolish Seanad The defeat had less to do with the ostensible referendum issues then with repudiation of the Coalition. The vote was, in fact, on … Continue reading

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Suicide Rate in Ireland Higher than in Greece

Confirming once again that bailouts bring death, the Irish suicide rate has increased by 24% and is higher than Greece’s. The issue was taken up in the Irish Senate (Seanad) by Sinn Féin Sen. David Cullinane, who declared, “International research … Continue reading

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