Tuesday, 11 March 2008
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
- Ceisteanna — Questions (0 speeches)
- Constitutional Amendments. (44 speeches)
Question 1: To ask the Taoiseach the constitutional referenda he will hold during 2008; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3532/08]
- Priority Questions (0 speeches)
Overseas Development Aid.
- Overseas Development Aid. (6 speeches)
Question 82: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs if changes have been made to the overall auditing system of Irish Aid; if there are plans to make changes in the auditing of the Irish Aid...
- Foreign Conflicts. (6 speeches)
Question 83: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on the most recent events in Gaza and whether retaliation undertaken by the Israeli defence forces to the unjustifiable rocket...
- International Agreements. (6 speeches)
Question 84: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the impact the Lisbon treaty, if ratified, will have on Ireland's foreign direct investment policy; and if he will make a statement on the...
- Decentralisation Programme. (6 speeches)
Question 85: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the number of civil servants that have decentralised to the overseas aid section in Limerick; the number of these who were previously serving...
- State Visits. (7 speeches)
Question 86: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the Heads of State who will visit this country in 2008; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10526/08]
- Other Questions (0 speeches)
- Foreign Conflicts. (15 speeches)
Question 87: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the situation as it pertains in Kenya. [10276/08]
- Overseas Development Aid. (22 speeches)
Question 88: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the proportion of overseas aid paid to each of the top 12 recipient countries that was channelled through Irish non-governmental...
- Overseas Missions. (2 speeches)
Question 89: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the present position in Chad; the contact which has been had with Irish soldiers serving in the region; and if he will make a statement on...
- 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 Eamon Scanlon — when...
- Leaders' Questions (54 speeches)
Last April, the Taoiseach told the House that we had a world class health service in respect of which the Government should be congratulated. Last week, we saw the carefully choreographed...
- Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 32 (5 speeches)
Anois, iarratais chun tairiscint a dhéanamh an Dáil a chur ar athló faoi Bhuan-Ordú 32. Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing...
- Order of Business (80 speeches)
It is proposed to take No. 12, Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Bill 2008 — Order for Report, Report and Final Stages; No. 13, Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad] —...
- Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Bill 2008: Order for Report Stage (4 speeches)
I move: "That Report Stage be taken now."
- Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Bill 2008: Report and Final Stages (9 speeches)
All amendments tabled have been judged out of order. Bill received for final consideration.
- Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad]: Order for Report Stage (1 speech)
I move: "That Report Stage be taken now."
- Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages (42 speeches)
Amendment No. 1 is in the name of the Minister of State. Amendments Nos. 2, 10 and 11 are related and may be discussed with amendment No. 1.
- Message from Select Committee (1 speech)
The Select Committee on Foreign Affairs has completed its consideration of the following Supplementary Estimate for public services for the year ending 31 December 2008: Vote 28 — Department of...
- Private Members' Business (0 speeches)
- Capitation Grants: Motion (58 speeches)
I move: That Dáil Éireann notes with grave concern the serious financial crisis facing many primary schools and calls for the doubling of the capitation grant with effect from the school year...
- Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
- Health Services (28 speeches)
Deputies Pat Breen and Timmy Dooley have a total of five minutes in which to make their case.
- Schools Building Projects. (7 speeches)
I propose to share time with Deputy Rabbitte. I am disappointed that the Minister for Education and Science, Deputy Hanafin, who was in the House earlier, is not present to respond to this...
- Asylum Applications. (2 speeches)
I thank the Cathaoirleach for permitting me to raise this important matter. I am surprised the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Deputy Brian Lenihan, has not acted on the...