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Seanad Bye-Elections

Published on Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018
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Mr. Eoghan Murphy, T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government announced that Orders have been made directing that bye-elections be held to fill the vacancies in the Seanad caused by the resignation of Senator Denis Landy and Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh.

Senator Landy was elected from the Nominating Bodies Sub-Panel of the Agricultural Panel at the Seanad General Election in April 2016.  Senator Ó Clochartaigh was elected from the Oireachtas Sub-Panel of the Agricultural Panel at the Seanad General Election in April 2016.

The last day for receiving nominations at the bye-elections will be 27 March, 2018 at 12 noon.  The Seanad Returning Officer will sit for the ruling on nominations on 6 April, 2018.  Ballot papers will be issued on 13 April, 2018 and the poll will close at 11 a.m. on 27 April, 2018.

The electorate for the bye-elections will be the members of Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann.

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