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12.51 11 Sep 2013


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In less than four weeks, we will go to the polls and vote whether or not to abolish the Seanad.

The government says the upper house is too expensive and isn’t an effective watchdog.

Former Tanaiste and Minister for Justice, Michael McDowell is a member of Democracy Matters.

They say abolishing the Seanad will mean there’ll be nobody to make the Dail accountable and will grant government absolute power. 

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