Seanad debates

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Order of Business (71 speeches)
    The Order of Business is Nos. 1 and 2. No. 1 is an address to Seanad Éireann by Dr. Maurice Manning, president of the Irish Human Rights Commission and chair of the European Group of the...
  • Address by President of the Irish Human Rights Commission (52 speeches)
    On behalf of fellow Senators, I welcome to the House Dr. Maurice Manning, president of the Irish Human Rights Commission, chair of the European group of national human rights institutions and...
  • Company Closures: Motion (7 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann: - notes with grave concern the recent closure of the TalkTalk call centre in Waterford, with the consequent devastating loss of 575 jobs; - notes with concern the...
  • Visit of New York Delegation (1 speech)
    Before Senator Cummins speaks I welcome to the Distinguished Visitors Gallery the deputy mayor of New York, Ms Linda Gibbs, and her husband, Mr. Tom McMahon. They are more than welcome.
  • Company Closures: Motion (Resumed) (71 speeches)
    We all join in welcoming the deputy mayor. I commend the motion before the House. I am a resident of Waterford. We had a similar debate in this House on 14 September. There is no doubt that...