Statements on Europe Day and European Commission Work Programme

It is very important that we mark Europe Day on Saturday. The challenge for all of us will be whether we are willing to discuss Europe with those around us because we all have a responsibility and a role in … Read more »

Directive of European Parliament on Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children: Statements

Thursday, 19th September 2013 I too welcome the Minister to the House and thank him for his comprehensive presentation on the EU directive. I could say a lot on issues related to the directive, but I intend to focus on … Read more »

SI 325 of 2012 – European Union (Quality and Safety of Human Organs Intended for Transplantation) Regulations 2012: Motion

Tuesday, 20th August 2013 I welcome the Minister of State. Today we are being asked to annul SI 325 of 2012 which gives effect to the European Union directive on standards of quality and safety of human organs intended for … Read more »

Adjournment Motion – Revised EU data protection Legislation and the rights of citizens

Tuesday, 9th July 2013 Senator Jillian van Turnhout: I welcome the Minister of State to the House. I am aware that an informal meeting of Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs will be taking place at the end of next … Read more »