Seanad debates

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Deirdre Clune that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Public...
  • Order of Business (64 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No.1, Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Bill 2013 - Second Stage, to be taken at 2 p.m. and to conclude not later than 4 p.m., with contributions of group...
  • Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Bill 2013: Second Stage (57 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Philantrophy and Fund-raising: Motion (34 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann would welcome- A national debate on the current context and challenges facing the not-for-profit sector with regards to philanthropy, fundraising, sponsorship and...
  • Courts Bill 2013: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to amend the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 and the Child Care Act 1991 to allow bona fide representatives of the Press to attend court during proceedings heard...
  • Courts Bill 2013: Second Stage (41 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    • Job Creation Issues (5 speeches)
      I understand that, by agreement, Senator Cullinane's matter is to be taken first.
    • Flood Relief Schemes Funding (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister for attending. I wish to raise the issue of support for businesses, in particular, affected by flooding recently and in the past number of years. Unfortunately, Cork was in...
    • Defence Forces Properties (3 speeches)
      I feel guilty about keeping the Minister in the House given I have met him three or four times today in different guises. However, he will appreciate that this is an important issue. He may not...