Seanad debates

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Rose Conway-Walsh that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister for...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility (7 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Deputy Andrew Doyle, to the House. I ask Senator Maria Byrne to outline her case and she has a maximum of...
    • Fish Quotas (5 speeches)
      I have just realised I may have given Senator Byrne lady's-first priority over Senator Ó Domhnaill. The Senator has four minutes.
    • Mayoral Election (7 speeches)
      I thank the Cathaoirleach for selecting this matter for discussion. The proposal for a directly elected mayor of Dublin has been knocking around since the mid-2000s. Credit is due to the former...
  • Order of Business (89 speeches)
    I ask our esteemed Leader, Senator Jerry Buttimer, to outline the Order of Business of the day.
  • Children and Youth Affairs: Statements (24 speeches)
    I welcome Senator Zappone. I apologise, I welcome the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Deputy Zappone, to the House. I was used to her being here in the Seanad. I wish her well in her...