Coveney denies revealing 'Plan B'

A spokeswoman for Simon Coveney has denied he told a gathering of Cork councillors last week that the government would reform the Seanad if the referendum were defeated.

21st September, 2013

A spokeswoman for agriculture minister Simon Coveney has denied that he told a gathering of local councillors in Cork last weekend that the government would reform the Seanad if the referendum were defeated.

The claim was made by Labour's Denis Landy in the Seanad last week, but was flatly denied by Coveney's spokeswoman. Landy told the Seanad Order of Business on Wednesday that he had attended the annual conference of the Association of Municipal Authorities...

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