Seanad debates

Thursday, 26 May 2022

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Teachtaireachtaí ón Dáil - Messages from Dáil (1 speech)
    Dáil Éireann has agreed, on 25 May 2022, to the amendments made by Seanad Éireann to the Finance (Covid-19 and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022. Dáil Éireann has...
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Eugene Murphy that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Education...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Special Educational Needs (6 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Thomas Byrne, to the House and invite Senator Eugene Murphy to raise the first Commencement matter.
    • Water Services (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for his time today. Over many years many people in housing estates throughout the county have raised this and it does not seem to be unique to County Clare. We...
    • National Cultural Institutions (4 speeches)
      National cultural institutions are a precious resource. They protect and preserve this country's memory. They are centres for performance and learning. In addition, they offer citizens and...
    • Inland Fisheries (15 speeches)
      We move now to our final Commencement matter. The Minister of State is very busy this morning as he has also to deal with this matter in the name of Senator Kyne, who is very welcome to the...
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    It is my pleasure to take this opportunity recognise the national day of Croatia. It is a very important day for Ireland and Croatia. I welcome the Croatian ambassador to the House. Every May,...
  • An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (34 speeches)
    The ambassador is very welcome. I thank him for being with us to celebrate Croatia's day of independence. The young people in the Gallery are pupils and teachers from Pope John Paul II National...
  • Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann resolves that the period of operation of sections 1 to 7 and 9 of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021 (No. 14 of 2021) be extended for a further...
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (2 speeches)
    I move the suspension of the House until 1.45 p.m.
  • Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill 2022: Committee Stage (Resumed) (105 speeches)
    SECTION 11
  • Competition (Amendment) Bill 2022: Second Stage (12 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."