Seanad debates

Thursday, 30 May 2024

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 9:30:00
  • Teachtaireacht ón Dáil - Message from Dáil (1 speech)
    Dáil Éireann has passed the Health (Assisted Human Reproduction) Bill 2022 on 29 May 2024 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 Garret Ahearn - The need for the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability,...
  • Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • International Protection (10 speeches)
      I welcome Minister of State, Deputy James Browne, to the Chamber. The first Commencement matter is in the name of Senator Garret Ahearn. A Sheanadóir, tá ceithre nóiméad agat.
    • Fishing Industry (4 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State. I thank the Cathaoirleach's office for choosing this Commencement matter. I have had some correspondence and have met with oyster fishermen in the Clarinbridge...
    • Mayoral Election (6 speeches)
      Before I call on Senator Lombard, I welcome Maebh Doyle to the Public Gallery. Maebh is a transition year student from Bandon, County Cork, who is spending this week with Senator Lombard. I...
    • Human Rights (5 speeches)
      Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit. I raise the question of the ongoing protests in Georgia. As the Minister of State will know, Ireland has very friendly relations with Georgia but we...
  • Order of Business (21 speeches)
    Before I ask the Acting Leader to read out the Order of Business for the day, I want to welcome the Croatian ambassador, H.E. Davor Vidiš, to the House. As Members will know, we are...
  • Report of the Committee of Selection: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: That the 19th report of the Committee of Selection be laid before the House.
  • Extension of the 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...
  • Parent’s Leave and Benefit Act 2019 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2024: Motion (9 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Parent’s Leave and Benefit Act 2019 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2024, a copy of which was laid in...