Seanad debates

Thursday, 30 June 2016

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Aidan Davitt 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...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Hospital Facilities (4 speeches)
      Go raibh maith agat agus comhghairdeas leis an Aire nua. There is great concern for the future of the psychiatric building in St. Loman's Hospital in Mullingar. Built in 1845 by the renowned...
  • Order of Business (88 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, statements on delivering sustainable full employment (resumed) - to be taken at 1.30 p.m., with the contributions of all Members not to exceed six minutes each....
  • Business of Seanad (6 speeches)
    In light of the fact that the Minister is still in the Dáil due to the block voting I propose that we suspend until 2 p.m.
  • Delivering Sustainable Full Employment: Statements (Resumed) (3 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State to the House and appreciate his patience in respect of the delays earlier. A week on from referendum day in the United Kingdom, some people have expressed...
  • Business of Seanad (2 speeches)
    I propose to amend the Order of Business to change times to allow statements on the Ibrahim Halawa case to be taken at the conclusion of No. 2, the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016, and to...
  • Delivering Sustainable Full Employment: Statements (Resumed) (35 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State and wish him well in his portfolio. It is no doubt a very challenging one but also a very exciting one to be involved in. Once we have jobs, we can provide...
  • Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (39 speeches)
    Amendments Nos. 1 and 2 are related and may be discussed together by agreement. Is that agreed? Agreed.
  • Business of Seanad (2 speeches)
    Given the delay in our business due to the votes in the Dáil and other factors, I propose an amendment to the Order of Business. The Minister has other engagements and has changed his diary...
  • Ibrahim Halawa Case: Statements (8 speeches)
    The Minister is welcome.
  • Business of Seanad. (1 speech)
    As the Minister, Deputy Coveney, is on his way for the debate on waste disposal charges, I propose that we suspend proceedings until 5.45 p.m.
  • Waste Disposal Charges: Statements (19 speeches)
    We will take statements on waste disposal charges. I propose that we allow the Minister to contribute first. Is that agreed? Agreed.