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Why I’m calling for a Yes Vote on October 4th

1st October 2013 On Friday 4th October the people of Kildare North are being asked to vote in two very important referendums, one to abolish Seanad Éireann and the other to establish a Court of Appeal. I am encouraging you to vote Yes in both referendums. I

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Dáil Speech on the Abolition of the Seanad 19th June 2013

Thirty-second Amendment of the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Éireann) Bill 2013 I support this Bill, which is welcome, but with mixed feelings. My mother was elected to the Seanad for a short period in 1981. She spent six or seven months in that House. Over several elections

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Why I’ll be voting Yes

I will be voting Yes on November 10th for the Children’s Referendum for one very simple reason – I believe all children deserve a second chance. This referendum is not about politics, it is about ensuring that the legacy of neglect towards our children is stamped out

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Punchestown encourages punters to get out and vote in the Children’s Referendum

November 5th, 2012 Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor, has welcomed the move by Punchestown Racecourse to call tomorrow afternoon’s Maiden Hurdle ‘Vote in the Children’s Referendum 10th November.’ The novel idea, by one of Ireland’s largest racecourses, is aimed at encouraging people to get

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