Tuesday, 31 March 2009
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
- Business of Dáil. (22 speeches)
On a point of order, is it in order to ask the Taoiseach and the Minister for Health and Children to withdraw the proposal to cut funding for the cystic fibrosis unit at St. Vincent's Hospital?
- Ceisteanna — Questions (0 speeches)
- Departmental Staff. (70 speeches)
Question 1: To ask the Taoiseach the number of staff employed in the Government Information Service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8424/09]
- Social Partnership. (41 speeches)
Question 4: To ask the Taoiseach if he has responded to the request of the general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions for a resumption of social partnership talks; and if he will...
- Priority Questions (0 speeches)
Accident and Emergency Services.
- Accident and Emergency Services. (7 speeches)
Question 34: To ask the Minister for Health and Children her views on the situation in hospital accident and emergency departments in view of the fact that almost 400 patients are lying on...
- Health Services. (9 speeches)
Question 35: To ask the Minister for Health and Children if she has received proposals from the Health Service Executive for the cuts it proposes to make to achieve the savings in its budget...
- Cystic Fibrosis Services. (9 speeches)
Question 36: To ask the Minister for Health and Children the reason only eight of the additional 14 fast-tracked cystic fibrosis beds promised to be put in place by the end of summer 2008 have...
- Retinopathy Screening Programme. (7 speeches)
Question 37: To ask the Minister for Health and Children if she will roll out the national retinopathy screening programme in view of the fact that retinopathy screening for people with diabetes...
- Child Care Services. (13 speeches)
Question 38: To ask the Minister for Health and Children if she has been furnished with the Health Service Executive review of adequacy of child and family services for the year ending 31...
- Other Questions (0 speeches)
- Hospital Services. (79 speeches)
Question 39: To ask the Minister for Health and Children if she intends to close Mallow General Hospital, County Cork; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12819/09]
- 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 Mattie McGrath — Bansha...
- Leaders' Questions (16 speeches)
The Taoiseach will this morning have seen the verdict by Standard & Poors' on the Government's handling of the economy, and its analysis was damning. It argued that even were the global economy...
- Requests to Move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 32 (6 speeches)
Anois, iarratais chun tairisceana a dhéanamh an Dáil a chur ar athló faoi Bhuan Ordú 32.
- Order of Business (93 speeches)
It is proposed to take No. 15, Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2008 — Second Stage (resumed); and No. 15, Broadcasting Bill 2008 — Order for Report and Report and Final Stages....
- Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed) (29 speeches)
Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
- Private Members' Business. (0 speeches)
- Social Welfare: Motion (47 speeches)
I move: That Dáil Éireann: noting: that the processing time of welfare applications, particularly jobseekers supports, is too long with some individuals and families waiting up to 16 weeks for...
- Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
- Hospital Services. (13 speeches)
I thank the Acting Chairman for allowing me to raise this important matter on the Adjournment. Pathways, which is a high quality rehabilitation centre set up in Cavan many years ago, is now...
- Draft Net Fishing. (2 speeches)
I thank the Chairman for selecting this matter for the Adjournment debate. While this matter relates to a small number of people in the west, draft net fishing has been a way of life, reared...
- School Accommodation. (4 speeches)
I thank the Ceann Comhairle's office for choosing this matter this evening, thereby allowing me to raise it. I thank the Minister of State for taking this debate. Unfortunately, his ministerial...