The Debate: Should we scrap the Seanad?
Published 13/09/2013 | 05:00
Colm McCarthy and Joe O'Toole give their views
Yes says Colm McCarthy
Keeping the status quo and calling for 'reform' will again go nowhere
The principal plank in the campaign to retain the Seanad appears to be some notion that it could be recycled into an alternative check on the Government, additional to Dail Eireann.