Seanad debates

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Tony Mulcahy that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Health to...
  • Order of Business (150 speeches)
    I wish the Cathaoirleach and all Members a very happy new year. The Order of Business is No. 1, Local Government Reform Bill 2013 Dáil ] 2013 - Report and Final Stages, to be taken at the...
  • Local Government Reform Bill 2013: Report Stage (100 speeches)
    Before we commence I remind Senators that a Senator may speak only once on Report Stage, except the proposer of an amendment, who may reply to the discussion on the amendment. Also, on Report...
  • Local Government Reform Bill 2013: Motion to Recommit (56 speeches, 2 comments)
    I ask Senator Keane to move the motion for recommittal.
  • Local Government Reform Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) (35 speeches)
    Amendments Nos. 35 to 39, inclusive, have been ruled out of order.
  • Business of Seanad (3 speeches)
    Before I call Senator Wilson on amendment No. 59, the Leader wishes to propose an amendment to the Order of Business.
  • Address by Mr. Tom Arnold: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann agrees with the recommendation of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges that, in accordance with Standing Order 57(2) of the Standing Orders relative to...
  • Local Government Reform Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (71 speeches)
    I move amendment No. 59: In page 56, line 16, after “council” to insert “or a county council”.This amendment relates to extending the opportunity to all councils, and...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    • Disabilities Services Funding (12 speeches)
      I wish to share one minute of my time with Senator Martin Conway. I had better first declare an interest in that my child has received a service from the group I am about to mention. I will...
    • Coastal Erosion (10 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Brian Hayes, to the House.
    • Fishing Communities (4 speeches)
      Cuirim céad fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit agus táim thar a bheith dó as ucht an t-am a thógáil le teacht isteach leis an rún seo ar an Athló a phlé,...
    • Retail Sector Issues (7 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister to the House and thank him for coming in to take this matter on the Adjournment. The issue relates to retailers with sizeable buying power and their ability to compete...