Seanad debates

Wednesday, 29 June 2005

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad. (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Terry that on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Finance to surrender...
  • Order of Business. (87 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, a motion referred to the Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights which has completed its discussions on it. The motion concerns...
  • Treaty of Amsterdam: Motion. (1 speech)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann approves the exercise by the State of the option or discretion provided by Article 1.11 of the Treaty of Amsterdam to take part in the adoption of the following...
  • Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2005: Second Stage. (77 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Interpretation Bill 2000: Committee Stage. (189 speeches)
    SECTION 1.
  • Interpretation Bill 2000: Report and Final Stages. (24 speeches)
    Before we commence I would like to remind Senators that a Senator may speak only once on Report Stage except that a proposer of an amendment may reply to a discussion on the amendment. Also, on...
  • National Consumer Agency: Motion. (123 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann: —welcomes the publication of the report of the consumer strategy group and is in agreement with the group that in order to ensure the needs of the modern consumer...
  • Garda Síochána Bill 2004 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report Stage (Resumed). (75 speeches)
    Question again proposed: "That the Bill be received for final consideration."
  • Adjournment Matters. (0 speeches)
  • State Property. (16 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State to the House. I am sure he is familiar with the issue I have raised tonight, namely, the provision of adequate cemetery space in the Dublin 15 area. The Church of...
  • Swimming Pool Projects. (4 speeches)
    As I recognise what the Acting Chairman said during the previous Adjournment Matter, I will be orderly. I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Brian Lenihan, and thank him for coming to the...
  • Accident and Emergency Services. (4 speeches)
    Last week, the Government made one of its most embarrassing mistakes in its eight year record, which is some achievement, when the Minister for Health and Children finally announced the €564...