Seanad debates

Tuesday, 25 October 2022

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Chathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I welcome the students from Maynooth University who have been visiting us and are just leaving. My son is a postgraduate student in the geography department of Maynooth University. I am...
  • Teachtaireacht ón Dáil - Message from Dáil (1 speech)
    Dáil Éireann passed the Sex Offenders (Amendment) Bill 2021 on 19 October 2022, to which the agreement of Seanad Éireann is desired.
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from the following Senators that they propose to raise the following matters: Senator Tom Clonan - The need for the Minster for Social Protection to make additional grants...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Common Agricultural Policy (5 speeches)
      It is my great pleasure to welcome my fellow Ulsterman, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Deputy McConalogue, to the Chamber and to invite Senator McGreehan to raise her matter.
    • Forestry Sector (12 speeches)
      I thank the Acting Chairperson. To clarify, I am sharing time with Senator Carrigy so do we have four minutes each?
    • Rail Network (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Dara Calleary, to the House. I think this is my first time being in the Chair since he was elevated.
    • Departmental Schemes (4 speeches)
      Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit. My Commencement matter relates to the back-to-work enterprise allowance, which has been dramatically reduced for persons with disabilities or...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Butler, for being here on behalf of the Minister for Health, Deputy Donnelly, to discuss this important issue. University Hospital Limerick, UHL, is in the...
    • White Papers (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Deputy O'Gorman, to the House. He is here nearly as often as I am.
  • An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (52 speeches)
    I welcome some of our Senators back from the beautiful hills and lake country of Breifne, where they were attending the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly, BIPA, in beautiful County Cavan.
  • Data Protection Act 2018 Regulations: Referral to Joint Committee (1 speech)
    I move: That the proposal that Seanad Éireann approves the following Regulations in draft: Data Protection Act 2018 (Section 60(6)) (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Regulations 2022,...
  • European Arrest Warrant (Amendment) Bill 2022: Second Stage (11 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2022: Second Stage (Resumed) (69 speeches)