Friday November 27, 2020

Kenny: we’ll scrap Seanad and cut number of TDs

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny last night promised a constitutional referendum to abolish the Seanad in the first year of a government led by his party.

17th October, 2009

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny last night promised a constitutional referendum to abolish the Seanad in the first year of a government led by his party.

Speaking at the Fine Gael presidential dinner in Dublin, Kenny said he had ‘‘come to the conclusion that a second House of the Oireachtas can no longer be justified’’.

He also promised that the number of TDs in the Dáil would be reduced by at...

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