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Friday, 16 October 2020

Seanad Éireann Debate
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An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business

I want to bring to the attention of the House that this is Tusla National Fostering Week 2020. I implore any parents who may have a space in their home to consider fostering.More Button

  I raise the issue of the EU's flight travel policy that was voted on this week and that will be voted on by our Government on Tuesday. We are closed for business. We need a debate wit...More Button

Sorry, I cannot use that word. I beg the Cathaoirleach's pardon.More Button

Please forgive me. We are taking up valuable time.More Button

We do not want to be a pimple on the posterior of Europe.More Button

Is the Cathaoirleach saying that I am unladylike?More Button

Thank you kindly.More Button

Oh my goodness. I have run out of time.More Button

I apologise to the Cathaoirleach and the House for the word.More Button

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records, and another Matter, Bill 2020: Committee and Remaining Stages

I welcome the Minister to the House. I want to express my empathy and heartfelt compassion for any mother or child who suffered in any institution. I say that, not only as a Senator, but also as ...More Button

  I am sure all Members can also agree with the principle that if someone says something to them in confidence, and an assurance of confidentiality is given to that person, then it should...More Button

  If we look at the statutory instrument that established the commission, it clearly reads, "The Commission shall not seek to provide an account of any individual case in such manner as t...More Button

  The amendment proposed to section 2 by Senators McDowell and Boyhan is necessary to ensure these people are protected. We cannot in good conscience permit records created by the confid...More Button

  It is in the best interests of the commission and all those involved in this work to defer dissolution until 30 November 2020. We can all agree that the administrative work of the comm...More Button

Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records, and another Matter, Bill 2020: Second Stage (Resumed)

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Shannon Group: Motion (Resumed)

No IndicatorVoted No More Button