Seanad debates

Thursday, 26 October 2017

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have notice from Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister for Education...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Schools Building Projects Status (19 speeches)
      St. Molaga's national school in Balbriggan has 463 pupils. Balbriggan is the fastest growing town in Ireland and it has the youngest population in the State. Since 2000, the school has been...
    • Marine Resources (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Michael D'Arcy. Let me set the matter in context. Sir David Attenborough has called for the world to cut back on its use of plastics in order to protect...
    • Arts Funding (4 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Griffin, to the House. Senator Warfield has four minutes, or less, if possible, to outline his case.
    • Road Projects Status (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deputy Shane Ross, back to his alma mater.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    Before we begin the Order of Business I would like to correct the record of the House. During yesterday's Seanad discussion of the situation in Catalonia the Minister of State, Deputy Cannon,...
  • Order of Business (113 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) 2016: Message from Dáil Éireann, to be taken at 12.45 p.m. with the contributions of all Senators not to exceed five...
  • Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill 2017: Motion (25 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, Deputy David Stanton, to the House. A message has been received from the Dáil concerning amendments made by the...