Seanad debates

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of the Seanad (1 speech)
    I have notice from Senator Martin Conway that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Health to comment...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Mental Health Services Provision (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Health, Deputy Kathleen Lynch.
    • Hospice Services (4 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State. The issue I wish to raise is the need to provide 24-7 cardiology services at University Hospital Waterford. Many people in Waterford city and county and across...
    • Ambulance Service Provision (12 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Kathleen Lynch, to the House. I would have preferred to have seen her here last week when I put down urgent questions regarding mental health services.
    • Road Safety (6 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Michael Ring, to the House. I have repeatedly raised this particular issue over the past three years, but perhaps now is an opportune time to have a...
  • Order of Business (30 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, statements on early child care, to be taken at 12.45 p.m. and to conclude not later than 2.45 p.m., with contributions from group spokespersons not to exceed eight...
  • Early Child Care: Statements (27 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Deputy James Reilly, to the House and I invite him to make his contribution. Group spokespersons have eight minutes and all other Senators...
  • Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011: Second Stage (14 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Cultural Institutions: Motion (27 speeches)
    I move: “That Seanad Eireann: commends the Government:- for the work done to maintain services in the National Museum, National Library, Natural History Museum and National Gallery, in...