Dáil debates

Thursday, 6 October 2005

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Leas-Cheann Comhairle i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31. (5 speeches)
    Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31. I will call on the Deputies in the order in which they submitted their notices to my office.
  • Order of Business. (234 speeches)
    It is proposed to take No. 16, motion re proposed approval by Dáil Éireann for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing for the period 2007-20 the specific...
  • Civil Justice Programme: Motion. (1 speech)
    I move: That Dáil Éireann approves, in accordance with Article 29.4.6° of Bunreacht na hÉireann, the exercise by the State of the option, provided by Article 3 of the fourth Protocol set out...
  • The Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act: Motion. (48 speeches)
    I move: That Dáil Éireann, concerned at the plight of undocumented Irish people living in difficult circumstances in the United States of America: —welcomes the high priority being given by...
  • Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage (Resumed). (12 speeches)
    Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Ceisteanna — Questions. (0 speeches)
  • Priority Questions. (0 speeches)
    Official Engagements.
    • Official Engagements. (4 speeches)
      Question 1: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he will report on his recent attendance at the UN World Summit in New York; if he will further report on the failure to reach agreement on...
    • Arms Trade. (8 speeches)
      Question 2: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he favours an arms sale treaty in this jurisdiction and in the European Union, such as would end the sale of armaments to conflict zones in...
    • Human Rights Issues. (38 speeches)
      Question 3: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the action he will take to prevent Shannon Airport being used to transport hostages to Guantanamo Bay or anywhere else in violation of...
    • Decentralisation Programme. (34 speeches)
      Question 4: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs his plans for the decentralisation of Development Cooperation Ireland; his views on the potential for disruption and loss of staff arising from...
    • Northern Ireland Issues. (6 speeches)
      Question 5: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the manner by which the Government actively monitors discrimination and inequality issues in Northern Ireland; and his views on whether these...
  • Other Questions. (0 speeches)
    Human Rights Issues.
    • Human Rights Issues. (21 speeches)
      Question 6: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he will report on the proceedings in which the Government were involved at the UN 2005 World Summit relating to proposals to establish a...
    • Middle East Peace Process. (13 speeches)
      Question 7: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on the ongoing efforts by the Israeli Government to extend the boundaries of the city of Jerusalem in order to separate the city from...
    • Colombian Peace Process. (6 speeches)
      Question 8: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs if the European Union will issue a declaration on the Colombian peace process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26903/05]
    • EU Enlargement. (4 speeches)
      Question 9: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the situation with regard to EU enlargement and the Cyprus question; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27079/05]
  • Adjournment Debate Matters. (1 speech)
    I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Hogan — to ask the...
  • Adjournment Debate. (0 speeches)
    Proposed Legislation.
    • Proposed Legislation. (22 speeches)
      I thank the Chair for the opportunity to raise an extremely important health issue. When I discovered last week that the alcohol products (control of advertising, sponsorship and marketing...
  • Citizenship Applications. (6 speeches)
    I thank the Ceann Comhairle for permitting me to raise this issue. This case concerns a woman who is seeking Irish citizenship. She was born in England in December 1934, had no Irish parents or...
    • County Boundaries. (6 speeches)
      I thank the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government for attending the Chamber to hear my views on this matter affecting the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency.
  • Recycling Facilities. (2 speeches)
    In a week in which waste dominated proceedings in this House, it is perhaps ironic that it is the last matter to be discussed. However, I refer to waste of a different order, pertaining to the...