Seanad debates

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Alice-Mary Higgins 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)
    • Cycling Policy (6 speeches)
      I thank the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport for joining us today. I ask the Minister to make a statement on the national cycling framework, the appointment of a national cycling...
    • Third Level Fees (5 speeches)
      I thank the Cathaoirleach for selecting this Commencement matter. I also thank the Minister of State, Deputy Damien English, for attending. In 1995 the then Government decided to abolish...
    • Services for People with Disabilities (4 speeches)
      I wish to speak to the Minister of State about a school in Carlow. This is the third issue relating to a school that I have raised in recent months concerning schools for children with...
  • Order of Business (66 speeches)
    I call the House to order and ask the Leader to outline the business of the day.
  • Industrial Dispute at Tesco Ireland: Motion (3 speeches)
    I move:"That Seanad Éireann calls on the management of Tesco Ireland to respect the rights of long serving Tesco workers to maintain their existing terms and conditions of employment."
  • Recent Education Announcements: Statements (40 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister for Education and Skills, Deputy Bruton, to the House.