Thursday, 13 March 2008
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
- 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. We now move to requests to move the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 32. I call Deputy...
- Order of Business (141 speeches)
It is proposed to take No. 11b, motion re membership of committees; No. 11a, motion re orders of reference of committee; and No. 15, Student Support Bill 2008 — Second Stage (resumed). It is...
- Cluster Munitions Bill 2008: First Stage (5 speeches)
I move: That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to prohibit the trade in cluster munitions and to provide for connected matters.
- Membership of Committees: Motion (1 speech)
I move: That Deputy Noel O' Flynn be discharged from the Select Committee on Social and Family Affairs and that Deputy Michael McGrath be appointed in substitution for him. That Deputy Michael...
- Orders of Reference of Committees: Motion (1 speech)
I move: That Dáil Éireann, notwithstanding the Order of 22 November 2007, requesting that the Joint Committee on the Constitutional Amendment on Children examine the Twenty-Eighth Amendment of...
- Student Support Bill 2008: Second Stage (Resumed) (42 speeches)
Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
- Ceisteanna — Questions (0 speeches)
- Priority Questions (0 speeches)
- Arts Funding. (6 speeches)
Question 1: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism if he will report on the value for money being achieved from the per cent for arts scheme; if he will recommend a revaluation of the...
- National Aquatic Centre. (13 speeches)
Question 2: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism if the review of the first full years trading at the National Aquatic Centre is complete; when he expects the benchmarking exercise to...
- Horseracing Ireland. (15 speeches)
Question 4: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism if he envisages new funding arrangements for Horse Racing Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10976/08]
- Other Questions (0 speeches)
- Tourism Industry. (4 speeches)
Question 6: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism whether he has consulted with the Department of Finance regarding the implications of section 74 of the Finance Bill 2008 in respect...
- Arts and Culture Plan. (9 speeches)
Question 7: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the way he is promoting accessibility to the arts for all sectors of society in Government owned and sponsored institutions and...
- Sports and Public Health. (10 speeches)
Question 8: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the role his Department plays in facilitating the level of co-operation between public health policy and promotion and sport policy;...
- National Archives. (8 speeches)
Question 10: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism when the new board of the National Archives Advisory Council will be appointed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10938/08]
- Film Industry Development. (4 speeches)
Question 11: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism his views on the report by the Irish Film Board to his Department on studio facilities here; if a decision has been taken by him on...
- Access to Sporting Facilities. (10 speeches)
Question 12: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the discussions with the Department of Education and Science that have taken place to promote and encourage the use of school halls...
- Arts Plan. (4 speeches)
Question 13: To ask the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism when he proposes to act on the recommendations in the Arts in Education Report; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10963/08]
- Message from Seanad (1 speech)
I wish to inform the House that Seanad Éireann has passed the Finance Bill 2008 without recommendation.
- Adjournment Debate Matters (1 speech)
I 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 Ruairí Quinn — the reply to...
- Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
- School Accommodation. (2 speeches)
I want to put on record my dissatisfaction with what I would describe as the Department of evasion and smoke, masquerading as the Department of Education and Science. This is but one example of...
- Schools Building Projects. (2 speeches)
I thank the Ceann Comhairle for selecting this important matter for discussion on the Adjournment. Sonna is located in the parish of Ballynacarrigy, my own parish, near Mullingar. My wife and...
- National Monuments. (4 speeches)
As the Minister is aware, a situation arose today at the location of the Rath Lugh monument where, according to newspaper reports, a young woman has chained her neck to a jack in a tunnel and the...
- Inland Fisheries. (2 speeches)
I represent a great riverine constituency. The Nore, Barrow, Slaney rivers, among others, run through Carlow and Kilkenny. They are breathtaking in their beauty and length and a rich source of...