Seanad debates

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister for...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Family Support Services (7 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister, Deputy Zappone. I call Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn.
    • Insurance Coverage (8 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for being available for this debate. The House is well aware the traders in Douglas Village Shopping Centre have had a tumultuous time over recent years. There was...
    • Disability Support Services Provision (8 speeches)
      The Minister of State, Deputy Finian McGrath, is on time as ever. He is welcome.
    • Wool Forum (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister to the House. He will be familiar with the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association, ICSA, with which he and his Department work closely. It has raised the issue of...
  • Teachtaireacht ón Dáil - Message from Dáil (1 speech)
    On 24 October 2019, Dáil Éireann passed the Industrial Development (Amendment) Bill 2019, considered by virtue of Article 20.2.2° of the Constitution as a Bill initiated in...
  • Election of Member (2 speeches)
    I have to announce that the following Member has been elected to fill the casual vacancy in the membership of the Seanad to which the resolution of Seanad Éireann on 25 September 2019 has...
  • An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (148 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, statements on climate action, to be taken at 4.45 p.m., with the contributions of group spokespersons not to exceed ten minutes and those of all other Senators not...
  • Climate Action: Statements (21 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Deputy Bruton, to the House.