Seanad debates

Thursday, 14 January 2016

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Susan O'Keeffe that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister for Arts,...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Archaeological Sites (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Deputy Joe McHugh. I call Senator O'Keeffe and she has four minutes.
    • Site Acquisitions (5 speeches)
      I thank the Cathaoirleach for the opportunity to raise this important matter. There is an issue in Asbourne, County Meath, in respect of a 23 acre site which the Department of Education and...
    • Medicinal Products Expenditure (4 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State to the House. I am raising the issue of Xolair - I hope I have pronounced it right - which is a drug for people with severe asthma. I am raising it as severe...
    • Motor Insurance Coverage (4 speeches)
      Cuirim céad fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit agus guím athbhliain faoi shéan is faoi mhaise dó. Interestingly, I note the headline on an article in today's edition of...
  • Order of Business (37 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015 - Committee Stage (resumed), to be taken at 12.45 p.m.
  • Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015: Committee Stage (Resumed) (15 speeches)
    We will now resume the Committee Stage debate on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015. I welcome the Minister for Justice and Equality, Deputy Fitzgerald, to the House.