Seanad debates

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have notice from Senator Mary Ann O'Brien that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Health to put in...
  • Order of Business (23 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, address to Seanad Éireann by Mr. David Begg, general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, to be taken on the conclusion of the Order of Business...
  • Address to Seanad Éireann by Mr. David Begg (18 speeches)
    On behalf of my fellow Senators, I welcome to the House the general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Mr. David Begg. As we remember and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the...
  • Protected Disclosures Bill 2013: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to make provision for and in connection with the protection of persons from the taking of action against them in respect of the making of certain disclosures in the public...
  • Protected Disclosures Bill 2013: Second Stage (12 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    As the Minister is delayed I move the suspension of the House until 5.30 p.m.
  • Message from Joint Committee (1 speech)
    The Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality has completed its consideration of the Fourth Programme of Law Reform prepared by the Law Reform Commission.
  • Pathways to Work Strategy: Statements (32 speeches)
    I am delighted to have the opportunity to discuss the Department of Social Protection's Pathways to Work strategy. This debate was requested prior to the summer recess. The idea is to provide a...
  • Services for People with Disabilities: Motion (55 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Deputy Jan O'Sullivan, to the House. Before we begin our debate, I would like to announce a...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    • Registration of Births (5 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for coming into the House to address the need for the Minister for Health to put in place a special system to enable the births of babies in need of palliative care...