Seanad debates

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Paschal Mooney that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister for Transport,...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Greenways Funding (7 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deputy Paschal Donohoe to the House. He is always welcome to this Chamber, seeing he was a by-product of this great Seanad. Senator...
    • Pensions Levy (5 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for taking this matter. Many anomalies arise in respect of the infamous pension levy. My understanding is somebody who works in the private sector and is a...
    • Hospital Services (6 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister for Health, Deputy Leo Varadkar.
    • Housing Provision (4 speeches)
      I thank the Leas-Chathaoirleach for allowing me to raise the matter concerning the vacancies in public housing stock across the country, as well as the many vacancies in the private housing...
  • Order of Business (105 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, motion regarding the proceeds of the sale of Aer Lingus, back from committee, to be taken on the conclusion of the Order of Business, without debate; and No. 2,...
  • Proceeds of Sale of Aer Lingus: Motion (14 speeches)
    I move:That Seanad Éireann approves the payment by the Minister for Finance, pursuant to section 46(1) of the National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) Act 2014, from the Central Fund...
  • Marriage Bill 2015: Second Stage (68 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister for Justice and Equality.