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Seanad: Sitting Arrangements: Motion (11 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: I move: That, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, the Seanad on its rising on Thursday, 11th July, 2024, shall adjourn until 12 noon on Monday, 15th July, 2024, and the following arrangements shall apply: (a) Standing Orders 29 and 30 shall stand suspended; (b) The Order of Business shall be proposed at 12 noon.

Seanad: Membership of Committee on Parliamentary Privileges and Oversight: Motion (11 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: I move: That, in pursuance of Standing Order 98 of the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, Senator Seán Kyne be appointed to the Committee on Parliamentary Privileges and Oversight.

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (11 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: I thank all Senators for their contributions. The common theme was one of welcome to Senator Nikki Bradley. I personally wish her well and good luck in the time ahead in this House and in her future career in politics. I know she has great plans already and I know she will make a difference in her role. I join the Cathaoirleach in wishing Regina Doherty and Senator Lynn Boylan the best...

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (11 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: All MPs. That was the point I was going to make. One used to obviously think of Sinn Féin MPs. Whether we want Jim Allister and others here as well-----

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (11 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: Absolutely. The Senator would have to give rights to all MPs. I have met some of them. Jim Shannon is a nice guy. He was in Milwaukee when I was there as Minister as part of the festival.

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (11 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: I am not sure about that. This is an interesting issue. It is above my pay grade. Obviously there is a distinction between speaking rights and voting rights. Senator Gavan also spoke about the ongoing atrocities in Gaza and Palestine. I disagree that we have not done much in this government. Much leadership has been shown on the situation in Palestine and Gaza. There was the...

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (11 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: The Order of Business is No. 1, motion regarding arrangements for the sitting of the House on Monday, 15 July 2024, to be taken without debate on the conclusion of the Order of Business; No. 2, motion regarding the appointment of a Member to the Committee on Parliamentary Privileges and Oversight, to be taken without debate on the conclusion of No. 1; No. 3, the Residential Tenancies...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: Gabhaim buíochas leis an gCathaoirleach. The Minister of State is welcome as are his officials and those from Safefood. On a comparative basis, what does best international practice look like with regard to reducing obesity? Who would like to take that question? Perhaps somebody from Safefood?

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: Would Dr. McGloin like to add anything?

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: Ms Caldeira Fernandes da Silva talked about product placement. As far as I can remember, there have been sweets and chocolates at the counter of a shop. It seems to be more prevalent now. As a customer, you are corralled through a maze-----

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: -----of confectionary and sweet stuff, particularly in petrol and diesel stations. Ms Caldeira Fernandes da Silva mentioned Portugal and legislation to deal with product placement.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: Is that something that Safefood would encourage us to consider in this country? Is it a recommendation that Safefood would make?

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: If it is in the new health plan, the next government could legislate for it.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: Ms Caldeira Fernandes da Silva thinks it is something that-----

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: Okay. The school meals programme is obviously an important initiative for basic nutrition and offers a saving for parents if there are children who are going without. What is the prevalence of uptake? I hear that some schools have said they do not need the hot school meals programme. I am concerned that the focus is not on ensuring that every child who needs a hot school meal is receiving...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Childhood Obesity: Discussion (10 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: Would the reviews suggest that diet is more important than exercise and losing weight? Is it more important to limit the calorific intake than to exercise?

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (9 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: I join with others in expressing sympathies to John O'Mahony's family, his wife Gerardine, his children Gráinne, Niamh, Rhona, Deirdre and Cliodhna, his brothers Dan and Stephen and others. John was a legend in Galway with his exploits with the footballers, the all-Ireland in 1998 and 2001, as well as the Connacht championships. Not just for Galway but for Mayo and probably most...

Seanad: Defence (Amendment) Bill 2024: Report and Final Stages (9 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: I interrupt the proceedings to welcome members of Glinsk Ladies Club, who are guests of Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice. I hope they enjoy the rest of the day. As it is now 4.45 p.m., I am required to put the following question in accordance with the order of the Seanad of this day: "That amendment No. 1 is hereby negatived, Fourth Stage is hereby completed, the Bill is hereby received for...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Update on Neurorehabilitation Healthcare, Primary Care Centre Programme and CAMHS: HSE (3 Jul 2024)

Seán Kyne: I welcome Mr. Gloster and the team. I will begin by touching on two issues that I have raised on numerous occasions and which, thankfully, have seen progress The first is the Clifden district hospital, which has reopened. I would like to acknowledge that and thank the HSE for continuing to push that. Hopefully, it will remain open but I expect it will. The second issue is the extension...

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