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Senator Frances Black

Frances Black is an Independent Senator, singer and founder of the RISE Foundation, a charitable organisation working with people with a loved one in addiction. A strong advocate for social justice and equality, she was elected to the 25th Seanad in 2016, the first female Independent from the Seanad's panel system in the history of the state. Senator Black is passionate about being a voice for the vulnerable, and continues to work with organisations in the voluntary and charitable sectors alongside her work in Seanad Éireann. 

Latest News

Latest Seanad Contributions

Mother and Baby Home Scandal 17th May 2017

Vulnerable Adults 5th April 2017

Intoxicating Liquor Bill 12th April 2017

Condolences Captain Fitzpatrick 21st March 2017

Migrant Rights 16th May 2017

Direct Provision 11th April 2017

Vulture Funds Landlord Legislation 28th March 2017

Cannabis Oil / Homelessness 28th Feb 2017

Fisheries Bill 22nd March 2017

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