Tuesday, 24 October 2006
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
- Ceisteanna — Questions (0 speeches)
- Dublin-Monaghan Bombings. (22 speeches)
Question 1: To ask the Taoiseach the costs which have accrued to his Department in respect of the MacEntee commission of investigation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28203/06]
- Tribunals of Inquiry. (50 speeches)
Question 8: To ask the Taoiseach the costs which have accrued to date to his Department in respect of the Moriarty tribunal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28205/06]
- National Security Committee. (10 speeches)
Question 13: To ask the Taoiseach when the interdepartmental group established to monitor the threat of a terrorist attack will next meet; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28209/06]
- Priority Questions (0 speeches)
Higher Education Grants.
- Higher Education Grants. (6 speeches)
Question 92: To ask the Minister for Education and Science the reason SSIA savings are taken into account in determining eligibility for the third level grant; if she has discussed this matter...
- Sexual Health and Relationships. (6 speeches)
Question 93: To ask the Minister for Education and Science her views on whether the sex education provided in schools is adequate for the pressures of modern life in the context of the recent...
- Schools Amalgamation. (14 speeches)
Question 94: To ask the Minister for Education and Science the action she proposes to take to address the failure to progress the proposed amalgamation of four secondary schools in Tuam; the...
- School Curriculum. (8 speeches)
Question 95: To ask the Minister for Education and Science the number of recommendations outstanding for implementation from the task force on the physical sciences; the reason same have not...
- Literacy Levels. (12 speeches)
Question 96: To ask the Minister for Education and Science the measures that will be put in place to improve literacy levels in disadvantaged areas in view of the failure to reach the target of...
- Other Questions (0 speeches)
Higher Education Grants.
- Higher Education Grants. (13 speeches)
Question 97: To ask the Minister for Education and Science if she will abolish the inclusion of SSIA interest in assessing income for qualification of third level grants in accordance with the...
- Pupil-Teacher Ratio. (16 speeches)
Question 98: To ask the Minister for Education and Science the way she proposes to respond to the 200,000 plus parents demanding that the Government implement the promised reduction in class...
- Literacy Levels. (6 speeches)
Question 99: To ask the Minister for Education and Science if a television literacy series (details supplied) is to be continued; if there are other mass media measures planned to widen access...
- Pupil-Teacher Ratio. (10 speeches)
Question 100: To ask the Minister for Education and Science her views on whether her Department has failed to invest sufficiently in second level education as reflected in Ireland's position at...
- 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 Costello — that the...
- Leaders' Questions (79 speeches)
I notice the former Tánaiste is as far away from the current Tánaiste as she can get. There is no need for comment. I wish to ask the Taoiseach about the recent announcement by the Government...
- 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.
- Order of Business (42 speeches)
It is proposed to take No. 2, Citizens Information Bill 2006 — Order for Second Stage and Second Stage. Private Members' business shall be No. 49, motion re health services.
- Citizens Information Bill 2006: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Comhairle Act 2000 to change the name of Comhairle, so that it shall be known, in the English language, as the Citizens Information Board or, in the Irish...
- Citizens Information Bill 2006: Second Stage (7 speeches)
I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." The Citizens Information Bill 2006 is a key element of the Government's national disability strategy and is designed to ensure that people with...
- Message from Seanad (1 speech)
Seanad Éireann has passed the Sea Pollution (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2003, without amendment.
- Private Members' Business (0 speeches)
Health Services: Motion.
- Health Services: Motion. (11 speeches)
I move: That Dáil Éireann, believing: that the Irish people are entitled to a health service that will deliver excellence, equality and efficiency; that a person's financial means must not be a...
- Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
- Illegal Fireworks. (5 speeches)
This matter relates to the need for the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to take steps to prevent the placing of advertisements in the Border region of the Republic in respect of the...
- Anti-Social Behaviour. (3 speeches)
I wish to raise the issue of safety on our public transport system, following an incident last week in Tallaght where a young man was thrown out of the top window of a bus. This is the latest in...
- Health Services. (4 speeches)
I thank the Ceann Comhairle for the opportunity of speaking on the Teamwork report. With apologies to the Minister of State, Deputy Conor Lenihan, I would like to have seen a Minister from the...
- Schools Building Projects. (2 speeches)
I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for allowing me raise the important issue of a new school for Dromore West in County Sligo. Dromore West Central national school is situated in Dromore West...