Tuesday, 27 March 2007
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannasar 2.30 p.m.
- Ceisteanna — Questions (0 speeches)
Tribunals of Inquiry.
- Tribunals of Inquiry. (144 speeches)
Question 1: To ask the Taoiseach the cost which accrued to his Department in respect of the Moriarty tribunal during 2006; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43908/06]
- Commemorative Events. (40 speeches)
Question 11: To ask the Taoiseach if his Department is providing financial support for the planned Famine commemoration in Dublin on 27 May 2007 and if he will make a statement on the matter....
- Priority Questions (0 speeches)
- Electricity Generation. (39 speeches)
Question 75: To ask the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources if, arising from his proposals as set out in the Government's White Paper on energy with particular reference to...
- Fisheries Protection. (13 speeches)
Question 78: To ask the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources if, in view of the short timeframe for fishermen to examine its future implications, he will extend the...
- Fishing Fleet Protection. (6 speeches)
Question 79: To ask the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources the situation regarding the implications the sale of the [i]Atlantic Dawn[/i] will have on the Irish fleet...
- Other Questions (0 speeches)
- Electricity Generation. (4 speeches)
Question 80: To ask the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources if he will bring forward a micro-generation strategy in the context of recently released figures that indicate...
- 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 — the need to...
- Leaders' Questions (72 speeches)
Yesterday, I spent some time at the hospital bedside of a man I know well who is dying of cancer. His wife sat there holding his hand as the end approaches. Many Members will have had this...
- Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31 (8 speeches)
Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31.
- Order of Business (59 speeches)
It is proposed to take No. 18, Criminal Justice Bill 2007 — Second Stage (resumed); No. 19, Consumer Protection Bill 2007 [Seanad] — Order for Report, Report and Final Stages; and No. 20,...
- Personal Explanation by Member (2 speeches)
Deputy Sargent has given me notice in writing that he wishes to make a personal explanation and the Chair agrees.
- Message from Select Committee (1 speech)
The Select Committee on Health and Children has completed its consideration of the Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006 and has made no amendments thereto.
- Criminal Justice Bill 2007: Second Stage (Resumed) (62 speeches)
Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
- Consumer Protection Bill 2007 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages (29 speeches)
Amendment No. 1 not moved.
- Communications Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad]: Report Stage (18 speeches)
Amendments Nos. 1, 139 and 141 are related and will be discussed together.
- Estimates for Public Services 2007: Message from Select Committee (1 speech)
The Select Committee on Foreign Affairs has completed its consideration of Votes Nos. 28 and 29 for the year ending 31 December 2007.
- Private Members' Business (0 speeches)
- Appointments to Public Bodies Bill 2007: Second Stage (73 speeches)
I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." Will the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources take the debate on behalf of the Government or is it anticipated that one of...
- Communications Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (94 speeches)
Debate resumed on amendment No. 9:
- Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
Child Care Services.
- Child Care Services. (2 speeches)
I thank the Acting Chairman and I want to thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for providing me with the opportunity to raise this important matter. The Kilronan parent and toddler group is currently...
- Schools Building Projects. (2 speeches)
It is heartening that the Minister for Education and Science is in the Chamber for the Adjournment debate. Normally, Ministers leave it to their Ministers of State. There are 167 pupils...
- Inquiry into Child Abuse. (2 speeches)
Like Deputy Deenihan, I am glad the Minister is in the Chamber to respond to the issue I have raised. The way the State is treating those abused in State primary schools is shameful. Anyone who...
- Schools Building Projects. (2 speeches)
I have had the benefit of hearing the Minister's answer to the matter raised by Deputy Deenihan on O'Brennan national school. That answer does not offer great hope for the school. The school...