Seanad debates

Thursday, 19 May 2022

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Teachtaireacht ón Dáil - Message from Dáil (1 speech)
    Dáil Éireann has passed the Defence Forces (Evidence) Bill 2019 on 18 May 2022, to which the agreement of Seanad Éireann is desired.
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from the Senator Fiona O’Loughlin that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Childcare Services (5 speeches)
      It is my pleasure to welcome my neighbour and colleague, the Minister of State, Deputy English, to the Seanad.
    • Pharmacy Services (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State, Deputy English, for coming to the House today to discuss the all-important matter of the shortage of pharmacists and pharmaceutical technicians. I have been...
    • Abortion Services (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Feighan, to the Chamber.
    • Electric Vehicles (7 speeches)
      I welcome our visitors to the Gallery. It is great to see young people coming back in and having the opportunity to listen to the debates, in both the Dáil and the Seanad, on issues that...
  • An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (34 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, motion regarding the arrangements for the sitting of the House on Tuesday 24 May, 2022, to be taken on conclusion of the Order of Business, without debate; and No....
  • National Minimum Wage (Payment of Interns) Bill 2022: First Stage (4 speeches)
    I move: That leave be given to introduce the National Minimum Wage (Payment of Interns) Bill 2022.
  • Sitting Arrangements: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann agrees with the recommendation of the Committee on Parliamentary Privileges and Oversight that, in accordance with the provisions for the address to Seanad...
  • Carbon Policy: Motion (58 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann: acknowledges that: - to meet our demands for energy and the targets set out in carbon budgets, Ireland needs to generate more electricity while also...