Seanad debates

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Paul Coghlan 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 for...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Tourism Project Funding (10 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Michael Ring, to the House. He is almost as familiar as I am with the subject matter we will deal with. He opened the gardens of Killarney House, which...
    • Road Network (10 speeches)
      Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit go dtí an Teach. I refer to the provision of funding for two bridges in County Donegal, Tyrconnell Bridge in Donegal town and the nearby Fintra...
    • Referendum Campaigns (9 speeches)
      I welcome Minister of State at the Departments of the Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs and Trade, Deputy McHugh. While the Minister of State is drawing his breath I will ask Senator Lawless to...
  • Order of Business (55 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Heritage Bill 2016 – Committee Stage, to be taken at 12.45 p.m. and to conclude no later than 9.30 p.m., if not previously concluded by the putting of one...
  • Heritage Bill 2016: Committee Stage (Resumed) (424 speeches)
    Debate resumed on amendment No. 1h: - (Senator Lynn Ruane)
  • Electoral (Amendment) (Voting at 16) Bill 2016: Second Stage (183 speeches)
    I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." Today is an important day. It is a big day for young people, for Irish society, and also for this House. I hope that all Senators will rise...
  • Heritage Bill 2016: Committee Stage (Resumed) (144 speeches)
    Debate resumed on amendment No. 3: (Senator Grace O'Sullivan)