University representation in the Seanad

Ireland“Sir, – Prof Eunan O’Halpin (Letters, March 4th) claims incorrectly that the university senators have ‘done precisely nothing to remedy the one obvious injustice in Irish life which they are uniquely placed to address’, namely to implement the Seventh Amendment of the Constitution of 1979 to extend the university franchise to graduates of third-level institutions other than NUI and Trinity. His claim is wholly untrue …” (more)

[Michael McDowell, Irish Times, 5 March]

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