Seanad debates

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received 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...
  • Order of Business (41 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, statements on water sector reforms, to be taken at 4.30 p.m. and conclude not later than 6.30 p.m., with the contributions of all Senators not to exceed five...
  • Water Sector Reforms: Statements (107 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Deputy Paudie Coffey, back to the House where he started his political career.
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    • Services for People with Disabilities (6 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for attending to take this Adjournment matter, which is about a young girl who has a profound intellectual disability and intractable epilepsy. Her family's health...
    • Medical Card Reviews (11 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Sean Sherlock, for taking this Adjournment debate. The individual concerned resides in a HSE funded residential St. John of God service that cares for...
    • Firearms Licences (7 speeches)
      My quip was exactly that. I have the height of respect for the Chair and particularly for the current encumbent.
    • Compulsory Purchase Orders (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for taking this matter on the Adjournment. As this is my first opportunity to formally do so, I congratulate her on being appointed as a Minister of State and wish...