Time for the Taoiseach to deliver on Seanad reform after all this talk

Sunday Business Post columnist Feargal Quinn passed away last week. His family have asked that his final column, on Seanad reform, be published below

28th April, 2019
The late Feargal Quinn casts his vote in the Seanad abolition referendum in October 2013 Pic: RollingNews.ie

In the aftermath of the self-styled “wallop” that he received from the defeated Seanad abolition referendum, the then Taoiseach Enda Kenny rolled into the Seanad with his pencil and notebook and took copious notes as senators spoke about Seanad reform. “I come in peace,” he gently said as he began his address to the Seanad.

Looking back now, I can only assume that this was some kind of needless act of...

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