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Scrambler Motorbikes and Quad Bikes: Motion [Private Members] (17 Nov 2020)

Mattie McGrath: ...A new track for cars is being developed near Duneske in Cahir. It is to be hoped people will be able to use it to train. Planning permission has just been granted by An Bord Pleanála. I compliment the Buttimer family on this project. It is to be hoped young men and women will be able to drive their cars and get experience there. There is nothing like experience. I pass on my...

Report of the Seanad Reform Implementation Group: Statements (7 Nov 2019)

Tommy Broughan: ...actually remain in the European Union. If, however, the Seanad cannot be abolished, the only responsible workable and democratic option is for our people is to elect all 60 Senators by universal franchise on the same day as and in similar constituencies to a Dáil election. Even the statement of position on page 23 of the report by our four Fine Gael colleagues, Senators Byrne,...

Citizens' Assemblies Bill 2019 [Seanad]: Second and Subsequent Stages (11 Jul 2019) See 1 other result from this debate

Darragh O'Brien: The Minister should blame Senator Jerry Buttimer as director of elections.

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (3 Jul 2019)

Micheál Martin: No, the only person to suggest that was Senator Jerry Buttimer.

Ceisteanna - Questions: Seanad Reform (11 Jun 2019)

Micheál Martin: His appointment of Senator Buttimer as director of elections was his most inspired in many years.

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed): Seanad Reform (13 Feb 2019)

Leo Varadkar: ...his group favour constitutional change and the Seanad being elected by universal suffrage, and the Seanad and the Dáil being elected on the same day; and from Senators Maria Byrne, Paddy Burke, Jerry Buttimer and Gabrielle McFadden, on behalf of Fine Gael, calling for constitutional change as well. While being supportive of Seanad reform more generally, they do not believe that the...

Nurses and Midwives Industrial Action: Statements (7 Feb 2019)

Mick Barry: Fine Gael Ministers are losing the battle against the nurses in the court of public opinion. It is a battle I believe they cannot win. Senators Colm Burke and Buttimer expressed concern at their parliamentary party meeting last night that Fine Gael could be hit hard in May over this issue. Their nervousness is entirely justified. Our message to the public is to stick firm with the...

Ceisteanna - Questions: Seanad Reform (4 Dec 2018)

Leo Varadkar: ...committee. As it has not issued a report yet, I cannot really comment on it. Obviously, once the report is issued, I look forward to reading and examining it. The Leader of the Seanad, Senator Jerry Buttimer, keeps me up to date on occasion as to what is going on in the committee, but I did not realise that it was quite that close to signing off on a report. I have not seen a draft...

Intoxicating Liquor (Breweries and Distilleries) Bill 2016: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (5 Jul 2018)

Alan Kelly: ...tour would remain a requirement for on-sales. The finishing time would also be changed to 7 p.m. I hope we can send the Bill to the Seanad next week - the Leader of the Upper House, Senator Jerry Buttimer, has been facilitatory - and allow the industry to grow.

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed) (13 Jun 2018)

Mattie McGrath: ..., is a practical, hands-on course. Girls and boys learn to drive, pay for lessons and get good experience from the tester, Mr. Joe Quinn. He has arranged this with the school, which I salute. We need more of that. The Buttimer family in Cahir is applying for a new racing track. The planning application mentioned that it is hoped to use that track as a simulator course for young people...

Parental Leave (Amendment) Bill 2017: Report and Final Stages [Private Members] (13 Jun 2018)

Róisín Shortall: ...have achieved through Second and Committee Stages and I hope it will continue so we can see the Bill passing Report and Final Stages tonight. I acknowledge the very strong support that Senator Buttimer has given the Bill. He has committed to facilitating its early passage through the Seanad before the recess, which would be a very positive development. There are certainly many...

Order of Business (12 Jun 2018)

Leo Varadkar: ...Deputy Micheál Martin will understand. It is our intention to have an all-party motion in the spirit mentioned by the Deputy. Senator Nash is leading on this in the Seanad, along with Senator Buttimer and others. We also intend to have a Government event, yet to be organised or arranged, to mark decriminalisation 25 years ago. I would like to reach out to Máire...

Referendum of 25 May: Statements (Resumed) (31 May 2018) See 1 other result from this debate

Kate O'Connell: Ennis, Tullamore, Limerick, Abbeyshrule, Meath, Donegal, Kildare and beyond. I thank my colleagues Deputies Durkan, Bailey, Hildegarde Naughton, Corcoran Kennedy and Fitzgerald and Senators Buttimer and Senator Reilly, who all supported me throughout this work. I thank my constituents, the people who put their faith in me at the last election and whom I hope will do so again. They...

Report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution: Statements (Resumed) (18 Jan 2018)

Bernard Durkan: ...unpleasantness and full of false allegations. It did not do any good for our society. In fact, it divided society badly at that time. I sat in on most of the hearings chaired by the now Senator Jerry Buttimer in 2013 in course of the run-up to the then Minister, now Senator James Reilly's Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. Many of the same issues arose again as well as quite a...

Report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution: Statements (17 Jan 2018) See 1 other result from this debate

Séamus Healy: ...happened. We have had numerous referenda, Irish and European court cases and, sadly, deaths of women. I was a member of the Oireachtas committee, chaired by former Deputy and current Senator Jerry Buttimer, which dealt with the X case and the question of suicide. Out of the deliberations of that committee the then Minister of State, Alex White, produced the Protection of Life During...

Order of Business (24 Oct 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Micheál Martin: Senator Buttimer has announced that we stopped it.

Leaders' Questions (9 Mar 2017)

Frances Fitzgerald: participating in the arrangements we will make in the Oireachtas. Clearly, we have said that we will set up a special committee. We have had good precedence with regard to that. The committee that Senator Buttimer chaired at the time had very respectful and inclusive discussions. I expect that is what will happen based on the outcome of the report from the Citizens' Assembly, which...

Ceisteanna - Questions: Seanad Reform (16 Nov 2016)

Enda Kenny: ...and Deputy Eamon Ryan. There were some queries about the numbers to be appointed to represent each group, a matter I hope to finalise today or tomorrow. I must speak to the Leader of the Seanad, Senator Buttimer, and get on with doing it. I regret the delay in making it happen.

Questions on Proposed Legislation (5 Oct 2016)

Enda Kenny: ...somebody to serve on the implementation committee. As soon as I have all those names, and I assume every party will want to participate, under the direction of the Leader of the Seanad, Senator Buttimer, the first meeting will take place and the authors of the report, former Senators Manning and O’Toole, are available to give technical advice if necessary to the implementation...

Ceisteanna - Questions: Citizens Assembly (4 Oct 2016)

Enda Kenny: ...This will come back to a committee of the Oireachtas and we will consider how best that committee should function, the same way as we did with the Oireachtas committee, chaired by the former Deputy Buttimer, which considered the implications of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.

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