Seanad debates

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received 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 Transport,...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Bus Services (6 speeches)
      I raise the issue of bus services in Limerick which have been an ongoing problem for quite a while. The main issue is with the very busy 304 and 304A bus routes which start in Raheen-Dooradoyle...
    • Road Projects Status (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport for coming to the House this morning. As he will be aware, I have raised on several occasions the N5 project between Ballaghaderreen and...
    • Primary Care Centres Provision (13 speeches)
      The Minister of State is welcome to the House.
    • Insurance Costs (5 speeches)
      The Minister of State, Deputy Stanton, is very welcome to the House, and I thank him for taking time out to come. The reason I have him here concerns insurance costs. Unfortunately, this is...
  • Order of Business (55 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2018 - Second Stage, to be taken at 12.45 p.m., with the contributions of group spokespersons not to exceed ten...
  • Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2018: Second Stage (25 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Death of Shane O'Farrell: Motion (32 speeches)
    The motion on the death of Shane O'Farrell is to be brought to a conclusion after one hour. Spokespersons have six minutes and other Senators have three minutes. The Minister will have six...
  • Loneliness Task Force Report: Statements (27 speeches)
    I have pleasure in calling the Minister of State, Deputy Jim Daly to address the House.
  • Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018: Second Stage (29 speeches)
    I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." I thank the Minister for Justice and Equality, Deputy Flanagan, for his presence. I am extraordinarily proud to be able to introduce the Bill...