Seanad debates

Tuesday, 24 January 2023

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14:30:00
  • Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    Fáite romhaibh ar ais, a chairde.  Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh go léir. I have received notice from the following Senators that they propose to raise the following matters:
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Work Permits (7 speeches)
      Before I call on Senator McGahon, as Cathaoirleach and on behalf of the Members, I welcome on his first visit as the newly appointed Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and...
    • EU Directives (6 speeches)
      I join in congratulating the Minister of State on his appointment. My question is on the EU directive on adequate minimum wages. This is one of the most ground-breaking laws on workers’...
    • Rental Sector (6 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State to the House. The topic I have tabled for consideration as a Commencement matter is a matter of huge importance and grave urgency. A recent report in The Irish...
    • Young Adult Travel Card (7 speeches)
      We have to stick to the time allocated for this matter because the Order of Business is due to commence at 3.30 p.m.
  • An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (42 speeches)
    Cuirim fáilte roimh na Seanadóirí ar ais. Guím athbhliain faoi mhaise dóibh go léir. I also welcome to the Gallery, Councillor Karen Coakley. On her first...
  • Remuneration Information and Pay Transparency Bill 2023: First Stage (4 speeches)
    I move: That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to make further and better provision for equality between employed persons by providing for transparency in respect of matters...
  • National Cultural Institutions (National Concert Hall) (Amendment) Bill 2022: Second Stage (16 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."