Seanad debates

Wednesday, 30 June 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 Brian Hayes 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. (35 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, the rescinding of a motion which was referred to the Joint Committee on Agriculture and Food yesterday — the reason for rescinding the order made by the Seanad...
  • Visit of American Delegation. (1 speech)
    I am sure Members of the House would like to join me in welcoming a congressional delegation from the United States of America, led by Congressman James T. Walsh, chairman of the Friends of...
  • Order of Business (Resumed). (57 speeches)
    I defer to Senator Brendan Ryan with regard to forgery. He would be far more expert than I, given the party of which he is a member. I will make no comment on that. I wish to call for a debate——
  • Abattoirs Act 1988: Motion. (1 speech)
    I move: "That the Order of Seanad Éireann of 29th June 2004 concerning the referral of a proposal, that Seanad Éireann approves the following regulations in draft, to the Joint Committee on...
  • Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Bill 2003: Second Stage. (33 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Maritime Safety Bill 2004: Order for Second Stage. (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to provide for the regulation and control of certain fast powered watercraft, to amend the Fishery Harbour Centres Act 1968, the Merchant Shipping Act 1992 and the Harbours...
  • Maritime Safety Bill 2004: Second Stage. (21 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Bill 2003: Second Stage (Resumed). (9 speeches)
    Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Hospital Services: Motion. (193 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann, —alarmed at the growing crisis in accident and emergency services throughout the State, —noting that, by the admission of the Minister for Health and Children,...
  • Adjournment Matters. (0 speeches)
  • Light Rail Project. (3 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister for Transport, Deputy Brennan, and congratulate him on this historic day when we saw the reappearance of the tram in Dublin with the long-awaited opening of the Sandyford...
  • Schools Building Projects. (2 speeches)
    I thank the Cathaoirleach for allowing me to raise the following issue and I thank the Minister for attending. I congratulate him too on the success of the Luas and I hope he has good news for me...