Seanad debates

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Billy Lawless that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister of State with...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Undocumented Irish in the USA (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy McHugh, to the House.
    • Institutes of Technology (4 speeches)
      I thank the Cathaoirleach for selecting this Commencement matter and welcome the Minister for Education and Skills to the House. I thank him for taking this serious matter in respect of the Mayo...
    • Ambulance Service Accommodation (6 speeches)
      This is my second time addressing the Minister of State on this issue so I will just go over why I have called her back for some answers today. Following the health and safety audit of the...
    • National Drugs Strategy (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for her time. Last week, as I was submitting this Commencement matter for debate, it struck me that what I want to discuss is how best the two briefs in the...
  • Order of Business (136 speeches, 1 comment)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Social Welfare Bill 2016 - Report and Final Stages, to be taken at 4.45 p.m.
  • Mental Health (Amendment) Bill 2016: First Stage (6 speeches)
    I move:That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to provide that all children must be admitted to child appropriate inpatient psychiatric units and providing that no child shall...
  • Social Welfare Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (115 speeches)
    Before we commence, I remind Senators that a Senator may speak only once on Report Stage, except the proposer of an amendment who may reply to the discussion on the amendment. On Report Stage...