Seanad debates

Tuesday, 6 July 2021

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 9:00:00
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Victor Boyhan that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Housing,...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Water Services (4 speeches)
      Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit go dtí an Teach inniu. Local authorities have a service level agreement with Irish Water in that the latter has tasked local authorities with...
    • Community Employment Schemes (5 speeches)
      I have no wish for us to be in a situation where we have to wait until we have full employment again before women returners become a major priority for the Government. Many women did the State a...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Rabbitte, for coming before Seanad Éireann this morning. As we are all aware, the hospitality sector has been hammered since March 2020. Having worked...
    • Health Service Executive (4 speeches)
      I wish to raise the issue of what are called patient private property, PPP, accounts. These accounts are administered under section 2 of the Health (Repayment Scheme) Act 2006. Essentially,...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic (4 speeches)
      I tabled this Commencement matter to bring a degree of proportionality and transparency to the debate on the true impact of the pandemic on the hospitality sector.I believe that information is...
    • Termination of Pregnancy Legislation (4 speeches)
      It is nice to see the Minister of State. She is very welcome. I want to raise the issue of the promised review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018. I begin by...
  • An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (23 speeches)
    The leader of the Fianna Fáil grouping in Seanad Éireann, Senator Lisa Chambers, will outline the Order of Business this morning.
  • Sitting Arrangements: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: (1) That, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, the Seanad on its rising on Tuesday, 6th July, 2021, shall adjourn until 9.30 a.m. on Friday, 9th...
  • Private Security Services (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (15 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Private Security Services (Amendment) Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages (9 speeches)
    Sections 1 to 8, inclusive, agreed to.