Wednesday, 24 May 2017
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Leas-Cheann Comhairle i gceannas ar 12 noon.
- Leaders' Questions (62 speeches)
The collapse of the longest running criminal trial in history, involving charges against Sean FitzPatrick, former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, represents a damning indictment of the Office of...
- Questions on Promised Legislation (90 speeches)
We will now move to questions on promised legislation. It is very clear that the questions must relate to promised legislation - the programme for Government. This is not an opportunity to...
- Topical Issue Matters (1 speech)
I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 29A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan -...
- Ceisteanna - Questions (0 speeches)
- Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements (29 speeches)
1. To ask the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with the Canadian Prime Minister and events during his trip to Canada. [24722/17]
- Urban Renewal Schemes (14 speeches)
2. To ask the Taoiseach the actions being taken to improve Dublin inner city; and if he has attended the forum meeting recently. [23280/17]
- Cabinet Committee Meetings (13 speeches)
6. To ask the Taoiseach when the Cabinet Committee on Economy, Trade and Jobs last met. [23333/17]
- Priority Questions (0 speeches)
- Appointments to State Boards (7 speeches)
26. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his role in the appointment of the CEO of the Teaching Council. [24780/17]
- Apprenticeship Programmes (9 speeches)
25. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address concerns about the current low rate of creating new apprenticeships and that the targets in the programme for Government will...
- Third Level Fees (7 speeches)
27. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the treatment of pharmacy students in Trinity College, Dublin, UCD and the Royal College of Surgeons in...
- DEIS Status (11 speeches)
28. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the assessment methodology in respect of all schools applying for DEIS status; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24778/17]
- Autism Support Services (7 speeches)
29. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the adequacy of the current provision of autism spectrum disorder, ASD, places at both primary and secondary level; the steps he is...
- Schools Building Projects Status (6 speeches)
30. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the delay in the refurbishment of a location (details supplied) to enable it to accommodate a school (details supplied); and if he...
- Student Retention Rates (7 speeches)
31. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address the non-progression rates in institutes of technology. [24756/17]
- Back to School Costs (7 speeches)
32. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address school costs. [24755/17]
- Student Grant Scheme Eligibility (7 speeches)
33. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to allow access to SUSI grants to students from Ireland that are currently studying a level 5 equivalent course in a college (details...
- School Accommodation Provision (9 speeches)
34. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the communicative process, the system of review and the progressing and implementation strategy in place between himself and the forward planning...
- Skills Development (7 speeches)
35. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the extent to which he is satisfied regarding the availability on an ongoing basis of sufficiently-qualified young persons with sufficient skill...
- Schools Mental Health Strategies (7 speeches)
36. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether the allocation of 300 classroom hours, rising to 400 hours, to the new wellness programme at junior cycle will reduce the...
- Third Level Institutions Governance (5 speeches)
37. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to reports in the media of audits into third level institutions that have revealed a range of governance issues,...
- Message from Select Committee (1 speech)
The Select Committee on Justice and Equality has completed its consideration of the Parole Bill 2016 and has made amendments thereto.
- Topical Issue Debate (0 speeches)
- National Drugs Strategy (4 speeches)
I am glad to have the opportunity to discuss the proposed new national drugs strategy. It is disappointing that the Minister of State, Deputy Catherine Byrne, was not available today or...
- Ambulance Service (7 speeches)
Is the Minister of State taking this matter?
- Land Issues (34 speeches)
I am delighted that the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has come to the Chamber. Perhaps we can clarify this issue. As the Minister of State will be...
- Residential Institutions Statutory Fund: Motion [Private Members] (24 speeches)
I move:That Dáil Éireann: recognises:— that the statutory body Caranua has, to date, failed a large number of applicants in providing adequate access to the Residential...
- Criminal Justice Bill 2016: Order for Report Stage (1 speech)
I move: "That Report Stage be taken now."
- Criminal Justice Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (46 speeches)
I move amendment No. 1:In page 4, line 13, to delete “ ‘intoxication’ ” and substitute “ ‘intoxicated’ ”. This is a fairly straightforward...
- Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) (6 speeches)
Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
- Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill 2017: Referral to Select Committee (1 speech)
I move:That the Bill be referred to the Select Committee on Justice and Equality pursuant to Standing Orders 84A(3)(a) and 149(1).
- Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016: Report Stage (17 speeches)
I move amendment No. 1:In page 3, line 8, after “petroleum” to insert “or offshore petroleum”. I very much welcome the fact this Bill has reached this point and that...