Seanad Éireann Private Members Business

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April 2014
11 April 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 16 April 2014
“That Seanad Éireann: Conscious that almost 29,000 people die each year in Ireland and 290,000 people are newly bereaved Aware that contributors to the recent hearings on palliative, end-of –life and bereavement care, by the Oireachtas .....
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03 April 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 9 April 2014
That Seanad Éireann: - notes the HSE National Operational Plan 2013 which states that 'based on population projections, there will be a significant national deficit of long stay beds by 2016 based on the HSE's target of 4% of older persons in long stay care; - notes the finding by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland, CARDI, in its report, Future Demand for Long Term...
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March 2014
28 March 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 2 April 2014
That Seanad Éireann:recognises the central role of sport in Ireland and its enrichment of people's lives both as active participants and as a country;values the better physical and mental health and well-being that is to be gained through sports participation;values the achievements of Ireland's sporting heroes; recognises that sport and recreation also have other benefits for the nation both economic in...
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21 March 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 26 March 2014
That Seanad Éireann: Notes- The collapse in beef prices over the past number of months.- The refusal of processors to slaughter bulls throughout the country.- The changing of carcass specifications by processors mid-way through the production cycle.- The use of labelling issues as a barrier to free trade between the Republic of Ireland and the UK.- The severe impact the crisis is having on beef producers and on...
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06 March 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 12 March 2014
That Seanad Éireann:- rejects the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources with the British government to export energy from renewable sources from Ireland;-acknowledges renewable energy sources are valuable natural resources that belong to the people of Ireland, and that the government has a duty to ensure that any benefit  accruing  from...
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February 2014
27 February 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 5 March 2014
That Seanad Éireann:- Recognises that childhood, as a time-specific and unique period in a person's development, is a distinct space from adulthood. - Appreciates the difficulties and pressures faced by children and parents as the distinct space between childhood and adulthood becomes increasingly blurred through media, advertising and popular culture. - Believes that every effort must be made to...
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25 February 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business Tuesday 25 February 2014
Motion - That Seanad Eireann:  -  recognises that consideration should be given to the establishment of a Community Court in Dublin city centre on a pilot basis;-  recognises that a Community Court could effectively deal with low-level offences, focusing primarily on criminal anti-social behaviour by responding to the underlying problems of offenders; -  recognises that a Community Court may further .....
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14 February 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 19 February 2014
That Seanad Éireann: notes: — that the mental health policy, A Vision for Change, published in 2006 was a landmark policy in advocating both for closure of the old psychiatric hospitals and continued building up of community-based services as well as cultural change in the form of human rights-based and recovery-orientated services;— that A Vision for Change was also progressive in taking a whole of...
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07 February 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 12 February 2014
That Seanad Éireann:requests the Government to outline in detail its proposals and estimated time line for radical reform of the Irish political system including reform of Oireachtas procedures, Dáil reform, full proposals for reform of Seanad Éireann, reform of the nomination procedures for the Presidency and reform of the financing of political parties.Senators David Norris, Sean Barrett 
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January 2014
31 January 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 5 February 2014
That Seanad Eireann: welcomes the commitment of this government to end long-term homelessness by 2016 and recognises that significant challenges are now emerging in relation to housing supply: .....
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23 January 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Wednesday 29 January 2014
That Seanad Éireann:- conscious that the people of Ireland have recently rejected a constitutional amendment for its abolition- noting the clear terms of Article 6 of Bunreacht na h- Éireann which acknowledge that it is the “right” of the people “to designate the rulers of the State”,- noting that the terms of Bunreacht na h- Éireann at Article 18 provides for a “general...
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17 January 2014
Seanad Éireann - Private Members Business - Wednesday 22 January 2014
Recognition of Irish Sign Language for the Deaf Community Bill 2013 - (Senators Mark Daly, Thomas Byrne, Labhras Ó Murchú)
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10 January 2014
Seanad Éireann Private Members Business - Thursday 16 January 2014
[Senators Paul Coughlan, Maurice Cummins and Michael Comiskey]
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