Dáil debates

Thursday, 28 September 2006

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31 (10 speeches)
    Before coming to the Order of Business I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31.
  • Order of Business (320 speeches)
    It is proposed to take No. 17, Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005 [Seanad] — Second Stage, resumed; Private Members' business shall be No. 52, motion re report by Professor O'Neill...
  • Private Members' Business (0 speeches)
    Nursing Homes: Motion (Resumed).
    • Nursing Homes: Motion (Resumed). (51 speeches)
      I am glad to have an opportunity to make a brief contribution to the debate on the release of the report on the Leas Cross nursing home saga, which is an important matter. Many Deputies recall...
  • Business of Dáil: Motion (10 speeches)
    I move: That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, on Tuesday, 3 October 2006, statements on disclosures relating to the Mahon tribunal shall be taken for 35 minutes on the conclusion of...
  • Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed) (6 speeches)
    Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee (1 speech)
    I move: That the Bill be referred to the Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights, in accordance with Standing Order 120(1) and paragraph 1(a)(i) of the Orders of...
  • Ceisteanna — Questions (0 speeches)
  • Priority Questions (0 speeches)
    Public Transport.
    • Public Transport. (61 speeches)
      Question 1: To ask the Minister for Transport when he will make a decision on the Dublin Bus submission following its review of bus services. [30175/06]
    • Parking Regulations. (5 speeches)
      Question 3: To ask the Minister for Transport the progress made by his Department regarding the proposal for residents only parking on major event or match days in areas within a certain radius...
    • Port Development. (9 speeches)
      Question 4: To ask the Minister for Transport when a decision on future port capacity will be made, as this is a critical national issue. [30174/06]
  • Other Questions (0 speeches)
    Road Safety.
    • Road Safety. (8 speeches)
      Question 6: To ask the Minister for Transport if there has been co-operation on a North-South basis regarding the issue of road safety; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29880/06]
    • Energy Resources. (29 speeches)
      Question 7: To ask the Minister for Transport the role his Department played in the development of the new Government Green Paper on energy policy; and the long-term forecasts his Department has...
    • EU Directives. (10 speeches)
      Question 8: To ask the Minister for Transport the requirement under EU law to establish a national motor insurance database; the progress to date in this regard; the body or bodies responsible...
    • Rail Services. (4 speeches)
      Question 9: To ask the Minister for Transport the changes which have been made to the rail service to Greystones, County Wicklow since 1 January 2006; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Dublin Transport Authority. (36 speeches)
      Question 11: To ask the Minister for Transport when he expects the new Dublin transport authority to be established; the powers the authority will have over other transport agencies within...
  • 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 Ó Caoláin — that the...
  • Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
    Hospital Services.
    • Hospital Services. (2 speeches)
      The Teamwork report is the latest in a long series of reports on hospital services in the north-east region. Most of these reports have been commissioned for the purpose of supporting the...
    • Planning Issues. (2 speeches)
      I first raised this matter on 29 September 2005 and highlighted the misuse of management companies in traditional housing estates. I was surprised by the reply to that debate. It was very clear...
    • Customs and Excise. (11 speeches)
      The remaining two matters are related. I will call on Deputy Burton, who has five minutes, and Deputy Gregory, who also has five minutes. The Minister of State will give a single reply.