Lynch, Kathleen

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


United Nations Principles for Older Persons: Motion

Senator Marie-Louise O’Donnell started off on a high note. I was fascinated by her description of those who had reached a certain point in their lives when they could dispense with wisdom. That i...More Button

  Having listened to the most recent speakers, however, I must admit I am not certain I want to get to that stage in life at all. If that is how people see what it will be like in later ...More Button

  I have said many times that I am charged on three fronts. In the context of mental health, I am charged with closing down big institutions and bringing people out of them. Senator Lab...More Button

  When I am calling for more resources to be put into this sector, we need to stop talking about age. Senator Marie-Louise O’Donnell gave the example of 99 year olds living independently...More Button

  For the past four years the Government was doing its very best to ensure the country did not go down the tubes. It was about maintaining services. We now have a little more flexibilit...More Button

It will be taken in this House on 10 November. That legislation will ensure Senator Mary Ann O’Brien will be able to make those decisions for herself. Bringing it through the Lower House has taug...More Button

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015: Committee Stage

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