Don’t abolish the Seanad – reform it instead

The political classes are, as usual, hopelessly misinformed if they believe the abolition of the Seanad will make things better for the people of Ireland

8th January, 2011
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One has to marvel at the arrogance of our political classes.

As the country faces into a new year dealing with a political and economic crisis of unprecedented proportions, the first bright idea they come up with is the abolition of the Seanad. Is this sort of political self sacrifice supposed to impress us?

Like many of our daft political ideas, it began with Enda Kenny.

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