Seanad debates

Wednesday, 18 June 2003

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad. (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Jim Walsh that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Health and...
  • Order of Business. (53 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, a motion concerning the risk equalisation scheme which was referred to the Joint Committee on Health and Children which has completed its discussions, to be taken...
  • Risk Equalisation Scheme, 2003: Motion. (1 speech)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann approves the following scheme in draft: Risk Equalisation Scheme, 2003 copies of which have been laid in draft form before Seanad Éireann on 22nd May 2003. Question...
  • European Convention on Human Rights Bill 2001: Second Stage. (30 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Intoxicating Liquor Bill 2003: Order for Second Stage. (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Licensing Acts 1833 to 2003, the registration of Clubs Acts 1904 to 2003 and the Equal Status Act 2000 and to provide for related matters.
  • Intoxicating Liquor Bill 2003: Second Stage. (60 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Visit of Thai Delegation. (1 speech)
    Before proceeding with the debate, I note the presence in the Visitors Gallery of a distinguished delegation from Thailand. With us is the Minister for Information and Communications Technology...
  • Intoxicating Liquor Bill 2003: Second Stage (Resumed). (11 speeches)
    Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Election Expenses: Motion. (101 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Deputy Noel Ahern, to the House.
  • Adjournment Debate. - Radiotherapy Services. (5 speeches)
    Senator Kenneally and I are jointly sponsoring this motion on the Adjournment and I would like to share time equally with him.
  • Adjournment Debate. - Credit Unions. (2 speeches)
    I thank the Minister of State for taking the time this evening to come to the House. I express the fear felt locally in County Donegal, coming from Sheephaven Credit Union which is extremely...
  • Adjournment Debate. - Schools Building Projects. (2 speeches)
    Brierfield national school is one of 289 projects at the early stage of architectural planning in the Department of Education and Science. I understand it is in band 3. The school has no...