Appointment of Chief Commissioner and Commission Members to Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission: Motion

I move:

That Seanad Éireann, noting that the Government, on 18th February, 2020, agreed to the appointment of Sinéad Gibney as Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission and, on 12th June, 2020, agreed to nominate Rosaleen McDonagh, Ray Murphy, Lucy Michael, Jim Clarken, Adam Harris, Kathleen Lynch and Michael Finucane and, on 6th July, 2020, agreed to nominate Sunniva McDonagh, for appointment by the President as members of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, recommends, pursuant to section 13(1)(b) of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014 (No. 25 of 2014), that Sinéad Gibney, Rosaleen McDonagh, Ray Murphy, Lucy Michael, Jim Clarken, Adam Harris, Kathleen Lynch, Michael Finucane and Sunniva McDonagh be appointed by the President as members of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, and Sinéad Gibney be Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

Question put and agreed to.
Sitting suspended at 11.50 a.m and resumed at 12.15 p.m.