Seanad debates

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have notice from Senator David Cullinane 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 outline...
  • Order of Business (79 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, statements on Irish Water, to be taken at 11.45 a.m. and to conclude not later than 1 p.m., with the contributions of Senators not to exceed five minutes in each...
  • Irish Water: Statements (110 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy O'Dowd, to the House.
  • Common Agricultural Policy and Rural Development Programme: Statements (52 speeches)
    I apologise for keeping Members waiting for five minutes. We had to deal with something in the Department. I thank Members for the opportunity to say a few words about the complete picture in...
  • Recognition of Irish Sign Language for the Deaf Community Bill 2013: Second Stage (26 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    Nos. 4 and 5 on the Order Paper, motions regarding change of membership of the Standards in Public Office Commission, the debate on which is to conclude after 25 minutes, can be discussed...
  • Standards in Public Office Commission Membership: Motions (14 speeches)
    I move: That, pursuant to subsection (2A) (inserted by section 2 of the Standards in Public Office Act 2001 (No. 31 of 2001)), of section 21 of the Ethics in Public Office Act 1995 (No. 22 of...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    • Community Care Provision (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Tom Hayes, to the House.
    • Traffic Management (3 speeches)
      This matter is related to speed enforcement zones and something that was raised with me by someone in my own locality. We all know that the safety of children of special concern to many...
    • Domestic Violence Policy (4 speeches)
      Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire. Tá mé thar a bheith buíoch di as teacht isteach anocht agus an rún seo a thógáil. I have raised this issue with the Minister...
    • Agriculture Schemes Appeals (10 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to the House again.