Labour leaders propose Mairia Cahill for Seanad - RTÉ News
Party leadership emailed members of the parliamentary party to propose Ms Cahill for the seat vacated by Jimmy Harte.The email says: "Mairia Cahill is an excellent candidate for Seanad Éireann.
She has joined our party and is committed to supporting our work inside and outside the Oireachtas. She is a person of depth and broad experience."Ms Cahill has confirmed on Twitter that she will accept the nomination if passed by the parlimamentary party.