Senator van Turnhout calls on Ireland to immediately transpose the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive into national legislation

Press Statement, 15 April 2013  ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***   SENATOR VAN TURNHOUT CALLS ON IRELAND TO IMMEDIATELY TRANSPOSE THE EU ANTI-TRAFFICKING DIRECTIVE INTO NATIONAL LEGISLATION   I warmly welcome today’s publication of the European Commission’s Eurostat Report Trafficking in human beings.  I … Read more

Order of Business, 6 June 2012

I agree with Senator Bacik’s proposal for a debate on the future of the Seanad in light of the announcement concerning the constitutional convention. I also send my best wishes to those sitting the junior and leaving certificate examinations. I … Read more

Order of Business, 25 January 2012

25th January 2012 I encourage my colleagues to participate in the Private Members’ debate on the motion proposed by the Independent group on disability support and services. I appeal to Members to support the motion as proposed. This is an … Read more