Seanad debates

Wednesday, 4 February 2004

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad. (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Morrissey that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Transport to...
  • Order of Business. (66 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, An Bord Bia (Amendment) Bill 2003 — Committee Stage to be taken at the conclusion of the Order of Business and conclude not later than 12.15 p.m. If Members wish...
  • An Bord Bia (Amendment) Bill 2003: Committee and Remaining Stages. (65 speeches)
    Sections 1 to 13, inclusive, agreed to.
  • Third Interim Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse: Statements. (21 speeches)
    I welcome the opportunity to address the House on the third interim report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, and related issues. It is important to remind Members of the House that...
  • Equality Bill 2004: Order for Second Stage. (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to amend the Employment Equality Act 1998 and Equal Status Act 2000 for the purpose of making further and better provision in relation to equality of treatment in the...
  • Equality Bill 2004: Second Stage. (34 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Israel-Palestine: Motion. (36 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Tom Kitt, to the House. He informs me that the Minister will be here shortly.
  • Adjournment Matters. (0 speeches)
  • Public Transport. (2 speeches)
    I thank the Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Deputy McDaid, for coming before the House to address the subject I raise again tonight. On previous occasions I have raised the...
  • Judicial Appointments. (2 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Deputy McDowell, to the House to discuss the urgent need to appoint more judges to the High Court to avoid the unnecessarily high...
  • Garda Stations. (2 speeches)
    I wish to raise the issue of the Garda station in Galbally. The Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Deputy Parlon, recently announced that certain older Garda stations will be sold...