Seanad debates

Thursday, 7 December 2017

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have notice from Senator Maria Byrne that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister for Housing, Planning and...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Pyrite Remediation Programme (4 speeches)
      Tá fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit. Senator Byrne has four minutes to outline her case.
    • Fire Safety (4 speeches)
      The tragedy at Grenfell Tower was terrible, particularly in the context of the number of lives lost. We must learn lessons from what happened in London. There is a drive, especially under this...
    • Occupational First Aid (10 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Mary Mitchell O'Connor. I am in this post because the Cathaoirleach cannot be here.
  • Message from Dáil (1 speech)
    The following message has been received from the Dáil:Dáil Éireann has passed the Social Welfare Bill 2017 on 6 December 2017, to which the agreement of Seanad Éireann is desired.
  • Order of Business (50 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, motion re the arrangements for the sitting of the House on Tuesday, 12 December 2017, to be taken on conclusion of the Order of Business, without debate; and No....
  • Sitting Arrangements: Motion (1 speech)
    I move:That, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, the Seanad shall meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 12th December, 2017 and the Order of Business shall be...
  • Social Welfare Bill 2017: Second Stage (13 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."