Speeches

Cathaoirleach, Senators I am pleased to come to the Seanad to present the Independent Reporting Commission Bill. It is brought forward to give effect to one among a number of...

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the launch of the new National Disability Inclusion Strategy for the years 2017 – 2021

A Cathaoirleach, I move that the Bill be read a second time. This important Bill marks a change in the approach to criminal law in Ireland...

I’m delighted to be here to discuss the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. I would like to thank Ambassador Karelsohn...

A Cheann Comhairle, I would like to thank Deputy McGrath for raising this important issue, and for his further explanation today of his proposed Bill. I fully acknowledge the Deputy’s genuine...

I welcome this opportunity to address the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs on foster care services in Ireland. I pay close attention to the work of this...

Ceann Comhairle, I would like to thank Deputies Ryan and Howlin for bringing forward this important PrivateMembers Bill...

I am very pleased to meet with the Committee this morning to provide an update on the measures, which are being put in place to make childcare more affordable for families from September...

I would like to thank the Committee for their invitation to appear today alongside my fellow Ministers. This Committee has taken on a very wide mandate across tax, anti-money laundering and other areas...

The opportunity to discuss the funding of ‘public service broadcasting’ and its future is both timely and welcome...

 

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