Bacik, Ivana

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Order of Business

I welcome the passage of Second Stage of the Marriage Bill through the Seanad last night. The legislation was greeted with a celebratory atmosphere in the House. The Visitors Gallery was full and...More Button

  It is welcome that we will debate Report Stage of the Children First Bill today after the Order of Business. It is also welcome that the Government has accepted two amendments tabled b...More Button

  I ask the Leader to arrange a debate on the victims of crime. Is there a projected date for the introduction in the House of the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill? This mornin...More Button

  I ask the Leader for a debate on Northern Ireland in the light of yesterday's reports of paramilitary activity in the North. As it happens, I will be in Stormont tomorrow and will spea...More Button

Children First Bill 2014: Report and Final Stages

I welcome the Minister and the groups and individuals who are present in the Visitors Gallery to witness the Bill go through. I wholeheartedy welcome these two amendments. I say, "Well done," to ...More Button

  Senator Mareie Moloney rightly spoke about the cultural change that will undoubtedly be consolidated and strengthened by the passage of the Bill. I am also a parent of young children. ...More Button

  This morning the Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality held hearings on the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill. We heard from children's rights groups on the protectio...More Button

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015: Committee Stage

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