Seanad debates

Thursday, 7 October 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 Finance to...
  • Appointment of Ministers of State. (1 speech)
    I have received a letter dated 5 October 2004 from the Secretary General to the Government regarding ministerial responsibility for Ministers of State. The letter will be included in the Official...
  • Order of Business. (35 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Land Bill 2004 — Order for Second Stage and Second Stage, to be taken at the conclusion of the Order of Business and to conclude not later than 2 p.m, with the...
  • Land Bill 2004: Order for Second Stage. (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Land Purchase Acts.
  • Land Bill 2004: Second Stage. (52 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Adjournment Matters. (0 speeches)
  • Public Transport. (4 speeches)
    We welcome Deputy Cowen to the House as Minister for Finance and congratulate him on his appointment. He will look after all of the nation but those of us from the midlands are particularly proud...
  • Schools Building Programme. (2 speeches)
    I wish to raise the matter of the amalgamation of two schools in Tramore, County Waterford. The amalgamation of Stella Maris, which was run by the Sisters of Charity, and the Christian Brothers...
  • Disabled Drivers. (2 speeches)
    This matter is straightforward. I am requesting that permits given to people for disabled parking should be extended to include parents of children with autism or Asperger's syndrome. Disabled...