Seanad debates

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Fintan Warfield 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)
    • Harbour Authorities (7 speeches)
      It is Senator Warfield's maiden Commencement matter, if I am correct.
    • Aviation Issues (5 speeches)
      I thank the Minister for coming to the House. This matter concerns the provision of a direct flight service between Tel Aviv and Dublin. Ireland's trade relations with Israel have increased at...
    • North-South Interconnector (7 speeches)
      I propose to share one minute of my time with Senator Diarmuid Wilson.
    • Hospital Services (4 speeches)
      This is my first time to address the Minister of State, Deputy Finian McGrath, since his elevation. I compliment him on being a champion for the disabled in the work he has done since reaching...
  • Order of Business (74 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016 - Second Stage, to be taken at 4.45 p.m., with the contribution of group spokespersons not to exceed eight minutes and those of all...
  • Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second Stage (19 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."