Dáil debates

Friday, 23 October 2020

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Cheann Comhairle i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Health (Amendment) Bill 2020: Second Stage (54 speeches)
    I remind Members that the Second Stage is to conclude after three hours and 30 minutes, if not previously concluded.
  • Health (Amendment) Bill 2020: Committee and Remaining Stages (51 speeches)
    I remind Members that this Stage will last for an hour and a half. I ask them for their co-operation. Will those not participating please leave the Chamber?
  • Level 5 Response to Covid-19: Statements (9 speeches)
    I call on the Minister for Health to make his opening statement. We are certainly keeping him busy today. I ask Deputies to do those of us who will be here all night the service of keeping...
  • Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - 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 37 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Neale Richmond - to...
  • Level 5 Response to Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (35 speeches)
    We all got a shock when we realised that we had to go to level 5 this week. Many people are doing the right thing by washing their hands, wearing masks and reducing contacts while businesses...
  • Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate (0 speeches)
    • Maternity Services (5 speeches)
      I greatly appreciate the opportunity to speak on this matter this evening. I also greatly appreciate the Minister of State, Deputy Rabbitte, being present for this debate. This is an issue that...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic (6 speeches)
      I thank the Ceann Comhairle for allowing Deputy Mattie McGrath and me to raise this important issue. The Government is seeking to coerce people and now issue fines to anyone who attends mass...
    • Drugs Payment Scheme (4 speeches)
      When will Duodopa, which was approved for reimbursement in February 2020, be sanctioned for use by patients who urgently need it? Duodopa is manufactured by AbbVie, which has a number of...
    • Defence Forces Veterans (5 speeches)
      The fourth important matter comes from Deputy Ó Snodaigh. The Deputy wishes to discuss due recognition of the bravery of Irish Defence Forces members at Jadotville, an issue in which the...
  • Teachtaireacht ón Seanad - Message from Seanad (1 speech)
    Seanad Éireann has passed the Residential Tenancies Bill 2020, the Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records, and another Matter, Bill 2020 and...
  • Message from the Standing Business Committee of Dáil Éireann (1 speech)
    The Standing Business Committee has completed its consideration under Standing Order 30 of the request by the Minister for Justice and Equality to waive the requirement under Standing Order 173...
  • Forestry (Planning Permission) (Amendment) Bill 2018: Second Stage [Private Members] (15 speeches)
    We have 75 minutes in this slot and more Members are offering to speak than for whom there is time available. Perhaps Members will bear this in mind.
  • Teachtaireacht ón Seanad - Message from Seanad (1 speech)
    Seanad Éireann has passed the Health (Amendment) Bill 2020, without amendment.