Seanad debates

Wednesday, 22 November 2023

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • 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 Robbie Gallagher - the need for the Minister for Transport to provide additional...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Road Projects (6 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Chambers, to the House. It is great to have the line Minister in the Chamber for Commencement matters. I thank him for being here.
    • Disabilities Assessments (7 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Rabbitte, for coming to the Chamber. My question this morning relates to the establishment of the assessment hub in CHO 9 on the north side of Dublin. As...
    • Disability Services (5 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Carroll McNeill, to the House. It is great when somebody from the relevant Department is in a position to take a Commencement matter. This concerns the...
    • School Enrolments (5 speeches)
      I thank the office of the Cathaoirleach for choosing this Commencement matter. I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Madigan, to the Chamber. I had hoped that the senior Minister might be...
    • School Accommodation (5 speeches)
      I add my voice of welcome to the students from Our Lady's School in Ballinteer. It is always wonderful to see young people coming in and having the opportunity to see how we operate in these...
    • Renewable Energy Generation (4 speeches)
      This matter does not relate to the Minister of State’s Department but I hope she will have answers for me. I thank her for being here. This is to do with community energy. Two community...
  • An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (30 speeches)
    Before I call the Leader to outline the Order of Business, it is my great pleasure and privilege, on my own behalf and all of our behalf, to welcome Mary Murray to the Distinguished Visitors...
  • Domestic, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Agency Bill 2023: Committee Stage (Resumed) and Remaining Stages (9 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister to the House. I also welcome to the Chamber today the former Deputy Robert Dowds and his group. I hope he has an enjoyable afternoon.
  • Human Tissue (Transplantation, Post-Mortem, Anatomical Examination and Public Display) Bill 2022: Second Stage (26 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies: Motion [Private Members] (18 speeches)
    I move: “That Seanad Éireann: notes: - the enormous challenges and opportunities that Artificial Intelligence(AI) and emerging technologies present for all sectors of...