IPSC Spokesperson Freda Hughes said "We welcome this move on behalf of Seanad Eireann
which follows on from recent votes in the British and Swedish parliaments.
THE Government has decided the future of Seanad Eireann
will be settled by a referendum on October 4.
In fact, putting aside the arguments of reform and the other reasons for why you may or may not want to keep it, some of the events have sounded the death knell for Seanad Eireann
"I continue to enjoy life and am looking forward to returning to my duties in Seanad Eireann
over the next few days."
Dad-of-four O'Brien, from Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, was a member of Seanad Eireann
from 1989 to 2011 and also a member of Monaghan County Council from 1979 to 2003.
Ms Bacik said: "I look forward to the acceptance of this Bill by Seanad Eireann
He added: "It also presents an opportunity for our people to learn and build understanding about the Orange Order." Leader of the Seanad, Senator Maurice Cummins, said: "Seanad Eireann
was established in 1922 to represent all the views of the people on the island of Ireland and I cannot think of a more appropriate person to be invited to address us at this time."
She said: "I am delighted the city council elected to drive this legislative change through Seanad Eireann
He became a member of Seanad Eireann
in 1965 before being elected to the Dail in 1969.
Mr Hogan said: "We believe that by putting a proposal to abolish Seanad Eireann
and reduce the number of TDs, we will achieve at least a 30% reduction in the number of members of the Oireachtas."
Senator Norris said: "I am completely debt-free and I will have a pension, I hope, from Seanad Eireann