Thursday, 23 April 2009
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
- Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 32 (4 speeches)
Anois, iarratais chun tairisceana a dhéanamh an Dáil a chur ar athló faoi Bhuan Ordú 32.
- Order of Business (122 speeches, 1 comment)
It is proposed to take No. 12, motion re presentation and circulation of Revised Estimates 2009; No. 3, Social Welfare Bill 2009 - Second Stage (resumed); and No. 20, Housing (Miscellaneous...
- Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland (Protection of Debtors) Bill 2009: First Stage (5 speeches)
I move: That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to amend the Central Bank Act 1942; to provide for the issuing of licenses to conduct debt collection activities; to provide...
- Corporate Governance (Codes of Practice) Bill 2009: First Stage (5 speeches)
I move: That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to provide for the drawing up by the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland and the approval by the Minister...
- Local Government (Planning and Development) (Amendment) Bill 2009: First Stage (5 speeches)
I move: That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to amend the Local Government (Planning and Development) Act 1999 to give the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local...
- Circulation of Revised Estimates 2009: Motion (1 speech)
I move: That, notwithstanding Standing Order 154(1) or (2) of the Standing Orders of Dáil Éireann relative to Public Business, Revised Estimates for the Public Services for the year ending 31st...
- Private Members' Business (0 speeches)
- Social Welfare Benefits: Motion (116 speeches)
The following motion was moved by Deputy Róisín Shortall on Wednesday, 22 April 2009:
- Social Welfare Bill 2009: Second Stage (Resumed) (62 speeches)
Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
- Ceisteanna - Questions (0 speeches)
- Priority Questions (0 speeches)
Overseas Development Aid.
- Overseas Development Aid. (28 speeches)
Question 1: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the areas of the overseas aid budget that will be reduced as a result of the cuts of €255 million in funding announced over the past nine...
- Territorial Waters. (13 speeches)
Question 3: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs when he will lodge a claim with the United Nations for an extension in the State's share of the continental shelf; and if he will make a...
- EU-US Relations. (14 speeches)
Question 4: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on the proposal of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee for a transatlantic political council and joint parliamentary...
- Diplomatic Representation. (13 speeches)
Question 5: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs the position regarding the EU's diplomatic relationship with Israel and Gaza; if plans for an EU-Israel summit will go ahead; and if he will...
- Other Questions (0 speeches)
Human Rights Issues.
- Human Rights Issues. (12 speeches)
Question 6: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on the recent expulsion of aid organisations from Sudan; his further views on the way Ireland can help influence matters in order...
- Foreign Conflicts. (6 speeches)
Question 7: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on the supply of cluster bombs by Israel, the Russian Federation and Pakistan to the Sri Lankan military. [15383/09]
- Middle East Peace Process. (18 speeches)
Question 8: To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he will make funding available to a group (details supplied). [15861/09]
- Message from Select Committee (1 speech)
The Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights has completed its consideration of the Arbitration Bill 2008 and has made amendments thereto.
- 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 Mary Alexandra White -...
- Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
- Job Losses. (4 speeches)
I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for the opportunity to raise this very important issue again in the House. Three weeks ago, on Friday, 3 April, 600 workers from approximately 1,200 were...
- Digital Television. (2 speeches)
I am seriously concerned about the Government's plans to roll out digital terrestrial television. At the start of the week, the company that was due to roll out the commercial element of the DTT...
- Schools Building Projects. (2 speeches)
I welcome the Minister of State. A new school was constructed in Croghan, County Roscommon. Croghan is a small village between Boyle, Carrick-on-Shannon and Elphin. The population in the area...