Seanad debates

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters

  • School Accommodation (5 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister for Education to the House and thank her for taking time out of her busy schedule in the Department to take the first matter, which has been raised by Senator Moynihan.
  • Schools Building Projects (4 speeches)
    I thank the Minister for coming to the Chamber to take this Commencement matter. We are very fortunate that she announced we would have approval for a third new second level school in Gorey. I...
  • Healthcare Policy (4 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister. I thank the Cathaoirleach's office for selecting this matter for debate this morning. Friday, 19 November is International Men's Day so this is an opportune time to...
  • Commercial Rates (4 speeches)
    My Commencement matter relates to the loss of commercial rates as a result of the closure of Lough Ree power station. On 8 November 2019, the ESB announced the closure of two peat-powered...