Dáil debates

Thursday, 21 May 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 (9 speeches)
    Anois, iarratais chun tairisceana a dhéanamh an Dáil a chur ar athló faoi Bhuan Ordú 32. Now we come to requests to move the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 32.
  • Order of Business (130 speeches)
    It is proposed to take c9, motion re Duchenne muscular dystrophy and No. 2, Health Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2008 - Second Stage (resumed). It is proposed, notwithstanding...
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Motion (32 speeches)
    I move: That Dáil Éireann: — recognises the funding provided to Muscular Dystrophy Ireland (MDI) each year by the Health Service Executive to provide services to its members (€1.2 million...
  • Health Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2008: Second Stage (Resumed) (5 speeches)
    Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Health Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2008: Referral to Select Committee (1 speech)
    I move: That the Bill be referred to the Select Committee on Health and Children in accordance with Standing Order 122(1) and paragraph 1(a)(i) of the Orders of Reference of that committee.
  • Business of Dáil (2 speeches)
    I understand that the Minister of State, Deputy Pat Carey, wishes to move an amendment to the Order of Business.
  • Ceisteanna - Questions (0 speeches)
  • Priority Questions (0 speeches)
    Hospital Services.
    • Hospital Services. (10 speeches)
      Question 1: To ask the Minister for Health and Children her view on the impact the planned ward closures at Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin, will have on patient care and...
    • Health Services. (20 speeches)
      Question 2: To ask the Minister for Health and Children the number of cases of children at risk who have not been allocated a social worker; if she will address the shortage of social workers to...
    • Health Service Reform. (6 speeches)
      Question 4: To ask the Minister for Health and Children if she made Professor Brendan Drumm and the Health Service Executive aware of the loss of income to hospitals in fees from private...
    • Departmental Reports. (8 speeches)
      Question 5: To ask the Minister for Health and Children the details of the seven recommendations made in the report published on 12 May 2009 on the Monageer inquiry which are blacked out in the...
  • Other Questions (0 speeches)
    Health Service Staff.
    • Health Service Staff. (41 speeches)
      Question 6: To ask the Minister for Health and Children if, regarding plans of the Health Service Executive to establish 530 primary care teams at 200 sites by 2011, and in view of the...
    • Health Service Inquiries. (68 speeches)
      Question 7: To ask the Minister for Health and Children if she will make a full copy of the Monageer inquiry report available to the Houses of the Oireachtas; the reason seven out of 26...
    • Health Services. (14 speeches)
      Question 8: To ask the Minister for Health and Children the reason the Health Service Executive Arthritis and Allied Conditions Report completed early in 2008, has not been published; and if she...
  • 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 Joe Costello - the...
  • Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
    Ambulance Service.
    • Ambulance Service. (4 speeches)
      I thank the Ceann Comhairle for the opportunity to raise this matter. The removal of 24-hour emergency care from Ennis General Hospital has left people living in remote and peripheral areas of...
    • Psychiatric Services. (2 speeches)
      I welcome the opportunity to raise this matter on the Adjournment concerning the Monageer tragedy in County Wexford. I want to raise in particular the fact that the psychiatric services were not...
    • Schools Building Projects. (4 speeches)
      On a number of occasions I have raised the issue of the future of Gaelscoil Barra in Cabra. This issue has been ongoing for the past 13 years and we are entering the 14th year in which this...