Seanad debates

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister for...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Sports Capital Programme (7 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deputy Brendan Griffin, who will address Senator Ó Domhnaill's matter.
    • Disablement Benefit (4 speeches)
      I wish to raise the need for the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to outline the number of former miners who worked in Arigna and in other mines who have availed of...
    • Hospital Services (4 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State. In essence, I am asking that the Minister for Health make a statement on the plans by the Dublin Midlands hospital group to downgrade the services at Portlaoise...
    • European Security Strategy (13 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State. Will he assure us that Ireland will not sign up to permanent structured co-operation, PESCO, on security and defence at a European level? What are his views on...
  • Messages from Dáil (1 speech)
    The following messages were received from Dáil Éireann:Dáil Éireann has passed the Diplomatic Relations (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017, on this 15th day of November...
  • Order of Business (135 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2017 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage to be taken at 4.45 p.m. with the contributions of groups spokespersons not to...
  • Statistics (1926 Census Release) Bill 2017: First Stage (6 speeches)
    I move:That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act Bill entitled an Act to amend the Statistics Act 1993, in relation to the first census of the population of Ireland taken since...
  • Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2017: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
  • Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2017: Second Stage (18 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2017: Second Stage (19 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."