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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality: Migrant Crisis: Discussion (16 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: I thank the witnesses for their presentation, which was comprehensive and informative. They make very logical and positive arguments for why this needs to be rectified sooner rather than later. There is a consensus that the committee will do all we can and that has been said. We touched on the issue of Brexit a number of times. I appreciate that what the witnesses are coming in to talk...

Seanad: Order of Business (17 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Not if the Senator buys them.

Seanad: Order of Business (17 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: It is not even an ordinary full moon this week, it is a super moon. A few weeks ago we had the privilege of the Taoiseach coming to the House and he committed to returning to this Chamber before the Christmas break. The Leader will recall that during the course of the Taoiseach's contribution I asked him again about the time-frame for presidential voting rights to be extended to Irish...

Seanad: Order of Business (17 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Another broken promise.

Seanad: Order of Business (17 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: We are not questioning the Leader.

Seanad: Order of Business (22 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: I want to swop places with my colleague, Senator Warfield, who was here before me but did not manage to catch the Leas-Chathaoirleach's eye.

Seanad: Order of Business (22 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: In her earlier contribution, my colleague, Senator Rose Conway-Walsh raised some of the macro issues that still scar our country as a result of partition. In many ways, the negatives permeate every aspect of our lives, including the major issues around health, transport and infrastructure, but also sitting down on a Saturday afternoon and trying to enjoy a sports game. I have never...

Seanad: Order of Business (22 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Can we have the debate on reunification?

Seanad: Order of Business (22 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Go raibh maith agat. That is what we sought.

Seanad: Order of Business (22 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: We will if you will.

Seanad: Order of Business (22 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: You do it first.

Seanad: Order of Business (23 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Ba mhaith liom ábhar an athmhuintearais a lua ar maidin. This morning in Clifton House in Belfast Sinn Féin launched a comprehensive discussion document entitled "Uncomfortable Conversations". Its focus is on the process of reconciliation across the island. It is ironic to be talking about this, given some of the exchanges this morning. We could all do with a degree of...

Seanad: Order of Business (24 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Last night, Mid-Ulster District Council, which comprises the old Cookstown, Dungannon and Magherafelt district councils, voted overwhelmingly in favour of extending the universal franchise in presidential elections to citizens in the North and among the diaspora. I have raised this on the floor of this Chamber quite often and will continue to do so. Sinn Féin has Private Members' time...

Seanad: Order of Business (24 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: It is its business, and I will have Senator Norris know why.

Seanad: Order of Business (24 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Can I vote for David Norris?

Seanad: Address to Seanad Éireann by Ms Nicola Sturgeon (29 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Céad míle fáilte, a Chéad-Aire. If the Prime Minister, Ms Teresa May, is going to give her anything, could she ask for a Border poll, please? It is a referendum on our independence. The First Minister and I are unique in this Chamber, in that we both voted in the recent Brexit referendum. Like her and her party colleagues, my colleagues in Sinn Féin and I...

Seanad: Presidential Voting Rights: Motion (30 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: I move:That Seanad Éireann calls on the Government to implement the recommendation of the Constitutional Convention to give citizens resident outside the State the right to vote in Presidential elections and to indicate the time frame it envisages for the holding of any related referendum. Gabhaim mo bhuíochas leis an Aire Stáit as a bheith anseo linn don...

Seanad: Presidential Voting Rights: Motion (30 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: Name them.

Seanad: Presidential Voting Rights: Motion (30 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: We have brought forward the last four motions on marriage equality and our Finance Minister is bringing forward a Bill.

Seanad: Presidential Voting Rights: Motion (30 Nov 2016)

Niall Ó Donnghaile: We do.

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