Seanad debates

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Denis O'Donovan that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister of State at...
  • Order of Business (111 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, motion regarding proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and the Council on the protection of the euro and other currencies against counterfeiting by...
  • Proposed EU Directive on Counterfeiting: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: "That Seanad Éireann approves the exercise by the State of the option or discretion under Protocol No. 21 on the position of the United Kingdom and Ireland in respect of the area of...
  • National Lottery Bill 2012: Report and Final Stages (22 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister. Before we commence, I remind the House that a Senator may speak only once on Report Stage, except the proposer of an amendment who may reply to the discussion on the...
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I am sure Members of the House will join me in welcoming the Irish honorary consul in Ecuador, Ms Dominique Kennedy. She is very welcome and I hope she enjoys her stay in Dublin.
  • Message from Dáil (1 speech)
    Dáil Éireann has agreed to the amendments made by Seanad Éireann to the Education and Training Boards Bill 2012.
  • Business of Seanad (5 speeches)
    I call Senator Byrne.
  • EU Scrutiny Work Programme 2013: Motion (4 speeches)
    I move:That Seanad Éireann adopts the EU Scrutiny Work Programme 2013, Joint Committees' Priorities, which was laid before Seanad Éireann on 2 May 2013 by the Joint Committee on...