Wednesday, 31 May 2006
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
- Leaders' Questions. (84 speeches)
The sequence of events that has unfolded demonstrates that this Government is a headless band of bunglers. It is time for the Government to come clean and answer questions following the...
- Ceisteanna — Questions. (0 speeches)
- International Trade. (8 speeches)
Question 1: To ask the Taoiseach the level of imports and exports over the past 12 months for which information is available for all timber, energy and fibre crops, meat, poultry, dairy,...
- Wage Levels. (12 speeches)
Question 2: To ask the Taoiseach if his attention has been drawn to a report by the Central Statistics Office that reveals that hourly earnings only rose by 2.1% in 2005 while inflation rose by...
- Lisbon Agenda. (73 speeches)
Question 3: To ask the Taoiseach the progress to date of Ireland's implementation of the Lisbon Agenda; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11345/06]
- Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31. (7 speeches)
Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31.
- Order of Business. (57 speeches)
It is proposed to take No. 22, International Criminal Court Bill 2003 — Report Stage, resumed; No. 23, Health (Repayment Scheme) Bill 2006 — Order for Report, Report and Final Stages; and No....
- International Criminal Court Bill 2003: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage. (104 speeches)
Debate resumed on amendment No. 27:
- Health (Repayment Scheme) Bill 2006: Order for Report Stage. (1 speech)
I move: "That Report Stage be taken now."
- Health (Repayment Scheme) Bill 2006: Report Stage. (14 speeches)
Amendments Nos. 3, 5 to 11, inclusive, and 17 are related to amendment No. 1, and these amendments will be discussed together.
- Ceisteanna — Questions (Resumed). (0 speeches)
- Priority Questions. (0 speeches)
Greyhound Racing Industry.
- Greyhound Racing Industry. (20 speeches)
Question 9: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism when the Dalton report, which he commissioned some time ago, into happenings in Bord na gCon, will be published; and if he will make a...
- Regional Tourism Authorities. (6 speeches)
Question 11: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the position regarding the implementation of the PricewaterhouseCoopers reports on the RTAs; the way in which the new arrangements...
- Sports Capital Programme. (6 speeches)
Question 12: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism if his Department is providing funding for the recently announced programme of refurbishment and redevelopment of major GAA venues...
- Other Questions. (0 speeches)
- National Stadium. (6 speeches)
Question 13: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the position on the redevelopment of Lansdowne Road as the new national stadium; if there are further delays arising either from the...
- Sports Facilities. (6 speeches)
Question 14: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism if he requested the chairman and board of a football club (details supplied) to halt work on their proposed move to Swords to talk to...
- Visit of New Zealand Delegation. (2 speeches)
I wish on my behalf and that of the Members of Dáil Éireann to offer a céad míle fáilte, a most sincere welcome, to their excellencies, Dame Sylvia Cartwright, Governor General of New...
- Ceisteanna — Questions (Resumed). (0 speeches)
National Cultural Institutions.
- National Cultural Institutions. (11 speeches)
Question 15: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism if he will make the necessary finance available for major renovation works on the National Gallery; and if he will make a statement on...
- Greyhound Racing Industry. (11 speeches)
Question 16: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the position in regard to the Dalton report; if he has received comments from those to whom he sent copies or extracts of the report...
- Ryder Cup. (17 speeches)
Question 17: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism his views on ongoing reports of profiteering by the local tourism industry during the period of the Ryder Cup competition being played...
- 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 Deenihan — the need for...
- Health (Repayment Scheme) Bill 2006: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage. (57 speeches)
Amendment No. 3 arises out of Committee proceedings. It has already been discussed with amendment No. 1.
- Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed). (97 speeches)
Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
- Private Members' Business. (0 speeches)
Courts (Register of Sentences) Bill 2006: Second Stage (Resumed).
- Adjournment Debate. (0 speeches)
- Health Services. (2 speeches)
I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for giving me the opportunity to speak on this matter and the Minister of State for attending to reply. The meals on wheels service, which is provided by SUPPORT...
- Animal Diseases. (2 speeches)
At the outset, I commend the initial introduction of the 45 day retention period during a dangerous time in our economic history, the outbreak of foot and mouth disease. It was a commendable...
- School Accommodation. (2 speeches)
I thank the Ceann Comhairle for allowing me raise this issue concerning the construction of a new school at Croom. Coláiste Chiarán is a second level school in Croom under the auspices of the...
- Physical Education Facilities. (6 speeches)
I thank the Office of the Ceann Comhairle for allowing me to raise this matter. There is an obesity epidemic sweeping the country at the moment. According to the national obesity task force...