Speeches

I am delighted to have been invited to speak today at the Children’s Rights Alliance seminar on the Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015. I would like to congratulate the Children’s Rights Alliance for organising this seminar. I want to welcome the fact that the Bill passed Second Stage in the Dáil last Thursday with contributions from sixty members without a vote...

May I thank the Chair of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce, Aidan Lynch, for the kind invitation to address you this morning. I would also like to thank the...

May I thank the Chair of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce, Aidan Lynch, for the kind invitation to address you this morning. I would also like to thank the Chair of this session, Richard Eardley, for the opportunity to address you on the relevance of Europe to the British-Irish relationship...

I'm delighted to be here to launch the Birth of a Nation exhibition which describes the tremendous depth and breadth of history here in Louth and highlights some of the key figures and events in the path towards Irish Independence...

I would like to thank the Deputies for their views and comments today. In bringing the debate to a close, I have to remind us all again that Ireland has always been a leader on tobacco control. We have ranked at the...

This event is particularly timely given the changes we are currently undertaking, both North and South, in relation to community planning. Today’s event provides...

Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning. Many thanks to Dirk, Ostijn, Head of MetLife Europe, and the MetLife team for the invitation to the launch of your new European hub and the expansion of your headquarters here in Dublin...

Good morning everyone and welcome to this launch event marking the commencement of the work of the Low Pay Commission...

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Deputy Frances Fitzgerald regrets that she is unable to be present for this discussion today. She would like to thank Senator Burke for raising this important issue which gives me the opportunity...

On behalf of the Minister for Justice and Equality, I would like to thank Senator Byrne for raising this matter. The Minister regrets that she is unable to be present for this discussion today....

 

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