Seanad debates

Thursday, 14 July 2016

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Paddy Burke 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)
    • Driver Licence Applications (11 speeches)
      I thank the Cathaoirleach for selecting this Commencement matter. I wish to share a minute and a half of my time with Senator Mulherin.
    • Passport Services (4 speeches)
      Gabhaim buíochas leis an Aire Stáit as ucht a bheith anseo linn ar maidin leis an ábhar seo a phléigh. Tá fáilte roimhe. Tá a fhios agam, óna ról...
    • Motor Insurance (4 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State to the Chamber this morning. I want to raise the issue of insurance costs. The spiralling cost of motor insurance has placed a massive burden on motorists. Over...
    • Alcohol Treatment Services (4 speeches)
      I would like to thank the Minister for coming to the House this morning to deal with this Commencement matter and to congratulate her on her appointment. Alcohol misuse in Ireland is an issue...
  • Order of Business (42 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, motion regarding arrangements for the sitting of the House for Friday 15 and Tuesday 19 July 2016, to be taken without debate on conclusion of the Order of...
  • Sitting Arrangements: Motion (1 speech)
    I move:That, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business: (1) The Seanad shall meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, 15th July, 2016 and the following arrangements shall...
  • Business of Seanad (2 speeches)
    As there is a vote taking place in the Dáil, in the interests of staff and Members I propose that the Seanad suspend until 2 p.m.
  • Summer Economic Statement 2016: Statements (2 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister for Finance, Deputy Noonan, to the House.
  • Business of Seanad (3 speeches)
    At this moment, I wish to take a proposal from the Leader of the House.
  • Summer Economic Statement 2016: Statements (Resumed) (26 speeches)
    I now call Senator Gerry Horkan.
  • Health (Amendment) Bill 2016: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
  • Health (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second and Subsequent Stages (8 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Criminal Justice Act 1994: Motion (8 speeches)
    I move:That Seanad Éireann approves the following Regulations in draft: Criminal Justice Act 1994 (Section 44) Regulations 2016, a copy of which was laid in draft before the Seanad on the...