Seanad debates

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Cáit Keane that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Justice...
  • Order of Business (95 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, motion regarding the development of Cork Prison, back from committee, to be taken without debate at the conclusion of the Order of Business; No. 2, Housing...
  • New Cork Prison: Motion (2 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann:noting: -- that the Minister for Justice and Equality, having considered the need for a new prison in the Cork area, has decided to proceed with the development...
  • Housing (Amendment) Bill 2013: Second Stage (3 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Report of Committee of Selection: Motion (1 speech)
    This is the 12th report of the Committee of Selection. The Committee of Selection reports that it has discharged Senator Rónán Mullen from membership of the Committee on Procedure and...
  • Housing (Amendment) Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed) (16 speeches)
    Question again proposed "That the Bill be now read a Second Time".
  • Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) (Amendment) Bill 2013: Committee Stage (42 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister to the House. We are dealing with the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) (Amendment) Bill 2013, Committee Stage.
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    • Departmental Investigations (4 speeches)
      A number of months ago, we raised an issue regarding a man who used to run a certain summer college. He was also a teacher working with the VEC and worked with number of Irish language...
    • Primary Care Centres Provision (11 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State, Deputy John Perry, for coming to the House to address an issue which is of great concern to people in Portumna, County Galway, and surrounding areas. People in the...
    • Mental Health Services Provision (7 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State to the House. I am disappointed the Minister for Health, Deputy Reilly, is not here as this issue relates to his geographical area. However, I ask the Minister...
    • Garda-PSNI Transfers (22 speeches)
      I also welcome the Minister. The Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland was set up pursuant to the Good Friday Agreement signed in Belfast in 1998. We are all familiar with...