Call for applicants for nomination as candidates for election in the Administrative Panel of Seanad Éireann

Article 18 of the Constitution of Ireland provides for Senators elected as panel representatives to be “persons having knowledge and practical experience of…social services including voluntary social activities”.

Co-operative Housing Ireland is one of a number of nominating bodies for the Seanad Administrative Panel that are seeking applications from individuals who wish to be nominated as a candidate for the Administrative Panel in the April 2016 Seanad Election. Interested persons should apply by way of email to [email protected] attaching a letter detailing their suitability for selection as per the candidate criteria agreed by the Panel nominating bodies.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 29th February 2016.

Supporting information including the Candidate Pledge and Criteria is available here.

Information on the selection process is available here.

For more information, please phone 01 873 5702 or visit