Category Archives: Seanad

Collateral Damage of Seanad Abolition

Dr. Maria Cahill While it is right that the focus of the Seanad referendum debate should be on the role and position of Seanad Éireann itself, there are 40 amendments to the Constitution which are proposed in the Bill and … Continue reading

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Referendum on the Abolition of the Seanad: Public Debate and Information Event

On September 19, Constitution Project @ UCC hosted a public debate information event on the referendum on the proposed abolition of the Seanad, which was attended by almost 200 people. The event was chaired by broadcaster George Hook, and began … Continue reading

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Public Debate and Information Event on the Proposed Abolition of the Seanad

Boole 2 Lecture Theatre, UCC, Thursday September 19th, 7.15 pm Programme: 7.15:  Welcome Information Session 7.25-7.55: Contextual information on the Seanad will be presented from three perspectives: History – Prof John A Murphy, Emeritus Professor of History, UCC Political Science … Continue reading

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Preferendum on the Seanad

Last week the Government announced its intention to hold another referendum in the autumn. The issues to be considered include changes in our patent law, in order to allow for the ratification of a new European-wide patent system; reform of … Continue reading

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