Seanad debates

Wednesday, 31 January 2024

  • 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: Senators Eugene Murphy and Aisling Dolan - The need for the Minister for Environment, Climate...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Post Office Network (11 speeches)
      The Minister of State, Senator Hackett, is very welcome. Senators Murphy and Dolan are sharing time.
    • Public Transport (8 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for being here to take this matter. I appreciate having the opportunity to talk about something very positive, although I am looking for some more detail on its...
    • Vacant Properties (5 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State, Deputy O'Donnell for coming to the House to discuss the very important issue of vacant and derelict properties, especially in Limerick city and county. A number of...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists (59 speeches)
      The next Commencement matter is in the name of Senator Clonan. It relates to children on waiting lists for complex spinal surgery and limb reconstruction at Children's Health Ireland. The...
  • An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (49 speeches)
    Before I call the Leader to outline the business of the day, I welcome the students from Moyle Park College in Clondalkin. They are all very welcome to Leinster House. I hope they have a very...
  • Digital Services Bill 2023: Second Stage (20 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Criminal Justice (Engagement of Children in Criminal Activity) Bill 2023: Second Stage (9 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Family Carers: Motion [Private Members] (53 speeches)
    I move: “That Seanad Éireann: acknowledges that: - family carers provide a vital contribution in our society by the provision of care for their loved ones; - family carers...