Seanad debates

Thursday, 16 February 2017

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Martin Conway 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)
    • State Airports (8 speeches)
      The Minister is welcome.
    • Social and Affordable Housing (4 speeches)
      Go raibh míle maith agat a Leas-Chathaoirligh. Cuirim céad fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit. Táim an-bhuíoch dó as teacht isteach. Táim an-bhuíoch don...
    • Animal Disease Controls (8 speeches)
      As the Minister of State for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Deputy Doyle, is aware, there is a serious outbreak of the H5N8 avian flu. Only yesterday, the ninth case was confirmed. I...
  • Order of Business (86 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Private Members' business, Civil Law (Missing Persons) Bill 2016 - Second Stage, to be taken at 1.30 p.m., with the time allocated to the debate not to exceed two...
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I propose a suspension of the sitting until the conclusion of the division in the Dáil. Is that agreed? Agreed.
  • Civil Law (Missing Persons) Bill 2016: Second Stage (26 speeches)
    I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." I welcome the Minister of State and thank him and his staff for coming before the House to deal with this matter. This is a Bill "to provide...
  • Establishment of a Tribunal of Inquiry: Motion (36 speeches)
    I move:“That Seanad Éireann:- bearing in mind the serious public concern about allegations that senior members of An Garda Síochána sought to discredit Sergeant Maurice...