Speeches

15/05/17 Claire Byrne Live – United Ireland

11/05/17 Brexit Committee – Eamon Gilmore

08/05/17 Brexit Committee – Central Bank

15/2/17 Order of Business – Whistleblower Sgt. McCabe Controversy

9/2/17  Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence Debate – Consular Service: Motion

9/2/17 Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement meeting 9th Feb 2017

9/2/17 Implications for the Good Friday Agreement of UK Referendum Result

8/2/17 Amendments to Councillors’ Conditions: Statements

7/7/17 Irish Language Act Northern Ireland – Daly: ” It’s deplorable that the DUP is rolling back on its commitment to the Good Friday Agreement and St. Andrew’s Agreement.”

6/2/17 Senator Mark Daly discusees Trump’s immigration policy and the undocumented Irish on Claire Byrne Live

15/12/16 Senator Daly’s Motion to thank the U.S. National Parks Service for ensuring replica of 1916 Proclamation be placed in the Washington Monument passed

15/12/16 – Senator Daly Requests Update on Government Plans for Commemorations of Death of Thomas Ashe, 1916 Leader

14/12/16 – Senator Daly Requests Update on Government Plans for Commemorations of Death of Thomas Ashe, 1916 Leader

8/12/16 Senator Daly: “65 people a year die on the Organ Donor waiting list because of the flawed system the government has put in place”

 

27/10/16 Senator Daly discusses the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict

 

26/10/16 Corporate Manslaughter Bill passes to Committee Stage

 

20/10/16Watch: Daly – “Brexit de-stabilizes the ongoing peace process in Northern Ireland”

21/10/14 – Senator Daly Speaks to Seanad on Irish Water on Irish Water

09/10/2014 Senator Daly Speaks on the Forestry Bill 2013

08/10/14 Senator Daly Speaks to Seanad regarding the Immigration Reform for US Citizens Living in Ireland Bill

07/10/14 Senator Daly in Seanad Order of Business

03/10/14 Senator Daly speaks to Seanad regarding broadband

30/09/14 Senator Daly questions Minister Varadkar re Fire Services

03/09/14 Senator Daly in Joint Oireachtas Committee on Middle East Peace Process

31/07/14 Senator Daly speaks on Gaza

17/07/2014 Senator Daly proposes the motion to reinstate funding to Voluntary Organisations, such as the Irish Deaf Society

10/07/2014 Senator Daly asks the Minister for European Affairs on the torture methods used by the British Government in the case of the Hooded Men

10/07/2014 Senator Daly discusses the actions of the Military Reaction force with the Minister for European Affairs

10/07/2014 Senator Mark Daly and the Minister for European Affairs talk about the Ballymurphy shootings

10/07/2014 Senator Daly and the Minister for European Affairs address the Dublin-Monaghan Bombings

09/07/14 Senator Daly insists that the British Government releases files on the Dublin and Monaghan Bombings

09/07/14 The cuts to the Irish Deaf Society led to the closure of the National Deaf Advocacy Service

09/07/14 Senator Daly regarding the extension of the US-Ireland Intern Work Programme until 2016

03/07/14 Allocation of resources to members of the deaf community

03/07/14 Calling for a debate on the appointments to State boards

02/07/14 Senator Daly asked for an official inquiry about the shooting from British Army Units in Belfast

02/07/14 Senator Daly expressed concern on the European Court ruling on torture measures

01/07/14 As health budget overruns by €158 million, funding is slashed for 64 Voluntary Organisations

27/06/14 64 Voluntary Organisations will have to let staff go due to no allocation of funding

27/06/14 Tribute to Gerry Conlon and the British state’s practice of hiding files

25/06/2014 Request for direct contact details of Ambassadors

25/06/2014 On the discontinuation of the Intern Work and Travel Program in the US

25/06/2014 Welcoming the appointment of Congressman McCarthy as a Majority Leader in the US House of Representatives

05/06/14 Commenting on the RTÉ Investigation about torture of Irish citizens under direction

05/06/14 Welcoming the news on the impending appointment of the US ambassador to Ireland

05/06/14 Supporting the select Committee in relation to the Banking Inquiry

17/04/14 Naming roads, buildings and parks after Cumann na mBan and its members

9/11 Memorial Ceremony Speech

20/02/14 ESB Bill 2013 – Second Stage

20/02/14 Building Regulation Amendments

12/02/14 Political Reform: Motion

30/01/14 Building Regulations Compliance

22/01/14 Recognition of Irish Sign Language for the Deaf Community Bill 2013: Second Stage

16/01/14 Local Authority Housing

15/01/14 Retail Sector Issues

19/12/13 Protection of Children’s Health from Tobacco Smoke Bill 2012: Committee Stage

18/12/13 Protection of the Public Interest from Tobacco Lobbying Bill 2013: Second Stage

10/12/13 Death of Nelson Mandela Statements

26/11/13 Hospital Services

13/11/13 Gas Regulation Bill 2013: Committee and Remaining Stages

17/10/13 Senator Daly Speaks on the Gas Regulation Bill 2013 Second Stage

25/09/13 Senator Daly calls for the recognition of Irish Sign Language

16/07/13 Senator Daly speaking on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013: Second Stage

11/7/13 Thirty-second Amendment of the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Éireann) Bill 2013 Committee Stage

27/6/13 Thirty-second Amendment of the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Éireann) Bill 2013: Second Stage

9/7/13 Senator Daly speaks on Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013: Second Stage

9/7/13 Senator Daly Proposes an amendment to the Order of Business to the effect that the Minister for Health should come before the House to discuss SI 325 – European Union (Quality and Safety of Human Organs Intended for Transplantation) Regulations 2012.

3/7/13 Senator Mark Daly, Spokesperson for the Irish Overseas and Diaspora, welcomes the announcement of Dublin and San Francisco direct flights through Aer Lingus

28/6/13 Senator Mark Daly cuts to ambulance services are death by geography

28/6/13 Senator Mark Daly 2% laws introduced in Ireland annually are scrutinised by the Dail and Seanad. We are denying all our Irish citizens overseas the right to vote. Enda Kenny’s plan to abolish the Seanad will only make a bad situation worse. Reform is what is needed. 

18/6/2013 Senator Mark Daly speaks on the new code of conduct for mortgage holders in arrears

16/5/13 Seanad Reform Bill 2013 is a chance to give the 2.6 million Irish Overseas and in the North the right to vote

13/5/13 Senator Daly speaking on the need for more transparency on where Irish Aid money

10/5/13 Senator Mark Daly speaking in the Foreign Affairs Committee on the current Immigration Reform Legislation for the Undocumented Irish

19/4/13 In the Seanad this week I asked for a debate with the Minister for Foreign Affairs to ensure that the 50,000 Undocumented Irish in the United States are considered in the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill published this week in the US Senate

27/3/13 Senator Daly calls for a debate on why the Taoiseach and Tanaiste did not raise the Undocumented with important senior politicians during St Patricks Day

7/3/13 Senator Mark Daly Moves Motion Endorsing Protocol Governing the National Flag

20/2/13 Senator Daly calling for more Regulatory Impact Assessments

20/2/13 The Governments continued inaction on the mortgage arrears crisis may force front line staff to default on their loans

15/2/13 Senator Daly speaking on the Seanad about the appalling situation facing graduate nurses. I have asked the leader to organise a debate on the issue and I will continue to work on it.

14/2/13 Mortgage holders continue to struggle as government refuse to address the problem

14/2/13 Senator Mark Daly calls for a debate on food health and processing as new figures show 1 in 5 children under 3 are obese

13/2/13 Future of Rural Transport Scheme in Kerry Remains Uncertain after Senator Daly questions Minister

12/2/12 I have called on the Government to take real and immediate action on the banking issue in relation to the mortgage crisis

12/2/13 Today in the Seanad I asked the leader to organise a debate on airlines rising and often doubling flight prices to Ireland during The Gathering

8/2/13 Senator Daly highlights the importance of keeping our rural Garda stations open in Kerry and throughout Ireland

8/2/13 Senator Mark Daly asks the leader for a debate as soon as possible on the lack of an apology to the women who were treated in such an appalling manner in the Magdalene Laundries

6/2/13 Senator Mark Daly calls for a debate on the shambles of a valuation process being organised by the Revenue under instruction from the Government

30/01/13 Senator Mark Daly calls for a debate on the Undocumented Irish in the United States following President Obama’s calls for comprehensive immigration reform

20/12/12 Senator Mark Daly speaking in the Senate on Local Property Tax

17/12/12 Senator Daly speaking in the Seanad on Active Citizenship in reference to youth work

14/12/12 Senator Daly calls for a full public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane

30/11/12 Minister for Justice refused to supply information to Senator Mark Daly as to what the banks wanted included and changed in the Insolvency Bill

26/10/12 Senator Daly speaking about the threat to Valentia Coastguard

24/10/12 Senator Mark Daly stated at Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications that Director of Irish Coast Guard is not fit to hold office

19/10/12 Senator Mark Daly asks the leader to organise a debate on survivors of child abuse

18/10/12 Senator Daly asks the leader to organise a debate on the ongoing mortgage issue

18/10/12 Senator Daly calls for a debate on the Local Government Reform Report which lowers the level of public representation

15/10/12 Senator Daly calls on the government to take action on mortgage debt

11/10/2012 Senator Mark Daly calls for time to reintroduce the NAMA and Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Transparency Bill 2012

4/10/12 Senator Daly questions government action on jobs following latest CSO figures

3/10/12 Senator Daly speaks on Seanad Reform and how the Irish Overseas are represented

3/10/12 Senator Mark Daly outlines his support for the upcoming Childrens Rights Referendum

2/10/12 Senator Daly calls on the government to take action on suicide prevention

26/9/12 Senator Mark Daly calls for the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to attend the Seanad and work on the issue of Canadian Driving Liecences for Irish Citizens in Canada

20/9/12 Senator Mark Daly calls for a debate on Job Creation

19/7/12 Senator Daly calls on the Department of Transport to introduce new agreements in relation to Canadian and Irish Driving Liecences   Video of this Speech

18/7/12 Senator Daly renews his call for a debate on repairing the democratic deficit Video of this speech

13/7/12 Senator Daly asks the leader to organise a debate on the Mitchell Scholar Programme

5/7/12 Senator Daly asks the leader to organise a debate on the US Ireland Alliance  View Video

13/6/12 Senator Daly welcome pardon for 5,000 soliders

13/6/12 Senator Daly asks for more information for people who are exempt from the NPPR

13/6/12 Senator Daly speaks on Organ Donation View Video

7/6/12 Senator Daly speaks on the important of the Decade of Commemoration  View Video

6/6/12 Senator Daly seeks clarification on Redundancy Schemes from the Department of Social Welfare

6/6/12 Senator Daly speaks in the Debate on the NAMA and Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Transparency Bill 2012 View Video

24/5/12 Senator Daly calls on collegues to introduce the Nama and Irish Resolution Corporation Transparency Bill to the Seanad

21/5/12 Senator Daly calls for time for the NAMA  and Irish Resolution Corporation Transparency Bill to be introduced and discussed in the Seanad

21/5/12 Senator Daly urges the Seanad to play a role in the 2013 Gathering to commemorate President Kennedy’s visit to Ireland

17/5/12 Senator Daly asks the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade to come to the House to discuss the US-Ireland Alliance

15/5/12 Senator Daly reiterates the need for a debate on NAMA as a matter of urgency

15/5/12 Senator Daly welcomes the development of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly

9/5/12 Senator Daly speaks on the Protection of Children’s Health from Tobacco Smoke Bill 2012 Second stage

3/5/12 Senator Daly calls on the leader to allow a debate on the issue of child abuse following Cardinal Brady documentary

25/4/12 Senator Daly asks the Minister for Social Protection to come to the house to discuss the issue of social welfare payments to assist people with mortgage interest payments

19/4/12 Senator Daly discuss the Global Irish Economic Forum

19/4/12 Senator Daly asks for a school meals scheme to combat the growing problem of child hunger in Ireland

18/4/12 Senator Daly speaks on the white paper review of Irish aid

29/3/12 Senator Daly asks the Minister for the Environment for a debate on planning permission criteria

28/3/12 Senator Daly seeks extension to household charge payment deadline

14/3/12 Senator Mark Daly speaks on the lack of scrutiny on Statutory Instruments

14/3/12 Senator Mark Daly asks the Deputy Leader to organise a debate on Joseph Kony

13/3/12 Senator Daly urges Minister for Foreign Affairs to address the situation of an Irish passport holder facing  extradition from Dubai to Egypt

29/2/12 Senator Mark Daly speaks on the proposed referendum

22/2/12 Senator Daly calls on the leader to arrange for a debate on the new constitutional convention

21/2/12 Senator Mark Daly speaks on the anniversary of the death of Aidan Mc Anespie

21/2/12 Senator Mark Daly speaks on the issue of rural schools

15/2/12 Senator Mark Daly requests a debate on job creation

9/2/12 Senator Daly speaks on waivers for the undocumented Irish in the US

9/2/12 Senator Daly Seeks an official invitation for the Pontiff to visit Ireland

7/2/12 Senator Mark Daly Speaks on the Undocumented Irish in the US

7/2/12 Senator Mark Daly Speaks on the EU Fiscal Treaty