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2015

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Craughwell - "We can't tar all Councillors with the same brush"

Following the screening of the RTE Investigates   program last night, Senator Gerard Craughwell said that he was shocked by the revelations regarding some Councillors.   ... read more..

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CraughwellI - Is the emergency over or not ? FEMPI Bill 2015

Speaking today on the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill 2015, Senator Gerard CraughwellI began by congratulating  Minister Howlin and the staff of his Department who successfull... read more..

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Defence Forces Show Craughwell Their Real Colours

Speaking today Independent Senator Gerard Craughwell former 1st Infantry Battalion Sergeant,  congratulated the Defence Forces under Chief of Staff  Vice Admiral Mellett on the graduation of 200 Defen... read more..


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Senator Gerard Craughwell- Irish Times Podcast 5th August 2015

Today Senator Gerard Craughwell, Lucinda Creighton TD and Political Journalist Sarah Bardon were interviewed by Irish Times journalist Hugh Linehan.  Listen here for the Podcast. Irish Times Politica... read more..

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Craughwell - Calls for the Seanad to be recalled to debate Irish Water

Earlier this week Eurostat ruled that State funds spent on Irish Water will have to stay on the exchequer balance sheet. Minister Noonan himself has described this as “embarrassing” and “controversial... read more..

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Senator Gerard Craughwell- Heavy School Bags

Speaking at a Seanad Commencement Debate on the 16th July,   Senator Gerard Craughwell called on the Minister for Education and Science to develop policy on the weight of school bags. While there was ... read more..

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Craughwell - Save the paintings from the Alfred Beit Collection

An urgent debate on the proposed of valuable paintings from the Alfred Beit Trust Collection took place in the Seanad on the 18th of June following the failure of the Government to agree the Order of ... read more..

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Independent Politics
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Craughwell - Five Steps To Help Mortgage Arrears

Ireland has a serious problem with mortgage arrears. While the economy is showing signs of recovery it keeps hitting a bottleneck when it comes to this issue. The supply of money and the ability of ... read more..

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Equality
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Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Bill 2015

  Today history was made by the passing in the Seanad of the Thirty-fourth  Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Quality) Bill. I was proud to speak in favour of the Bill and for a YES vote in the... read more..

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Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Bill 2015

http://oireachtasdebates.oireachtas.ie/debates%20authoring/debateswebpack.nsf/takes/seanad2015032500002?opendocument#T00400... read more..

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Gerard Craughwell Seanad News Week Ending 15 March 2015

At the Seanad Order of Business on Tuesday 10th March, I  called for an urgent debate on bullying in the workplace.  I told the Seanad that  despite the HSA’s Code of Practice on the ‘Prevention and M... read more..

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Education & Social Protection
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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection

On the 2nd of December 2014 I was honoured to be appointed to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection ‌The Joint  Committee on Education and Social Protection has a broad re... read more..

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Seanad News Week Ending 8 March 2015

SEANAD NEWS Week Ending 8 March 2015 This week  the Report and Final Stages of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2014 were debated in the Seanad. I was  delighted to add my ... read more..

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SEANAD EIREANN is the Upper House of the Oireachtas or Parliament. It is called the Seanad in Irish or Senate in English and its members are called Senators. The modern Seanad Éireann was established ... read more..

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Betting (Amendment) Act 2013

Today in the Seanad Senator Craughwell  welcomed the introduction of the licensing regime for online bookmakers and betting exchanges. It is widely accepted that the current legislative framework is o... read more..

Press Releases
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The Gender Recognition Bill 2014

  Speaking in the Seanad this week Senator Gerard Craughwell welcomed the Gender Recognition Bill which provides for the legal recognition of the preferred gender of Trans persons. However while appl... read more..

Seanad Reform
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Latest Opportunity for Seanad Reform

As the closing date for the receipt of submissions to the Working Group on Seanad Reform fast approaches I am asking on everyone who wisely voted in favour of retaining the Seanad to have their say. W... read more..

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Seanad Eireann

 SEANAD EIREANN  This is the Upper House of the Oireachtas or Parliament. It is called the Seanad in Irish or Senate in English and its members are called Senators. The modern Seanad Éireann was esta... read more..

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