Leyden, Terry

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Order of Business

I, too, welcome the appointment of Professor Philip Lane, economics professor at Trinity College Dublin, as the new Governor of the Central Bank. It appears an unseemly row has broken out between ...More Button

  I ask that the new Governor investigate the activities of Mars Capital which acquired the 2,200 loans from Irish Nationwide Building Society. Mars Capital is a vulture fund which, alth...More Button

Children First Bill 2014: Report and Final Stages

I welcome the Minister and his senior staff to the Chamber. I congratulate Senator Jillian van Turnhout on this amendment which I fully support instinctively as a parent and grandparent. Without ...More Button

  Giving leadership to neighbouring countries is an interesting development. On foot of the work done by Senator Jillian van Turnhout and in t...More Button

Teachers could physically abuse pupils in front of their peers in the classroom. If I look back to my own childhood, it was like that of Senator Jillian van Turnhout who was blessed with her mothe...More Button

  I wish to make one point on which the Minister might respond. This provision should not lead to overuse or abuse of the resources of An Garda Síochána. However, a reasonable approach ...More Button

  I again congratulate Senator Jillian van Turnhout on her initiative in tabling this amendment. In particular, I congratulate the Minister and his officials. I presume this measure was...More Button

I thank the Minister for the Children First Bill. With the amendment, the Title is absolutely correct, as has been very much proved by the Minister with the support of his officials. The opinion ...More Button

  I did not realise Mrs. Boland, widow of the late John Boland, was in the Visitors Gallery. She is very welcome. I was in the Dáil with the late John Boland when nobody in this House w...More Button

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015: Committee Stage

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