Thursday, 20 December 2018
Order of Business
I thank the staff of the Seanad and the staff of the Oireachtas for their work throughout the year and for the efforts they go to, particularly in the Seanad office, to facilitate our every request. I wish them and theirs a happy Christmas and a prosperous new year.
I thank the Leader for the courtesy he has shown throughout the year. We have not always agreed but the Leader has always been courteous and facilitated as best he could issues that have come before the House.
I thank the various cathaoirligh who have shown their independence despite Senator Lawlor's view of my independence in the Chair. I thank all those Senators who have been in the Chair and who have been fair to everyone. I wish-----