Monday 19 February 2018

James Downey: Seanad is out of date and out of time ... let's scrap it

THIS week the new Seanad, presumably the last of its kind, convened. It will be more colourful than its predecessor, but equally pointless.

Some people took the event seriously.

One writer remarked that "there has been a decline over time in the public standing and political authority of the second chamber".

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