Seanad debates

Thursday, 6 October 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 Coghlan that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for the Environment,...
  • Order of Business. (67 speeches)
    Before outlining the Order of Business, I wish to comment on the arrangements for this afternoon. The Taoiseach will be here from 12.45 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. and the Minister of State at the...
  • Treaty of Amsterdam: Motion. (1 speech)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann approves, in accordance with Article 29.4.6° of Bunreacht na hÉireann, the exercise by the State of the option, provided by Article 3 of the fourth Protocol set out...
  • Corrib Gas Field: Statements. (44 speeches)
    I welcome the opportunity to address the Seanad on this matter, which has seen significant developments in the past week.
  • Northern Ireland Issues: Statements. (60 speeches)
    I welcome the Taoiseach to the House. We will now deal with No. 3, statements on Northern Ireland issues. I call on the Taoiseach to begin.
  • Adjournment Matters. (0 speeches)
  • Wildlife Conservation. (8 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister to the House. Before I speak about the native red deer species, I thank the Minister for his visit to Killarney on 26 July when he launched the updated management plan for...
  • Water and Sewerage Schemes. (3 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister to the House. In October 2004 I welcomed the Water Services Investment Programme 2004-2006 involving a total investment of €5 billion, with the allocation to Limerick...
  • Sport and Recreational Development. (6 speeches)
    A few months ago I asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism about his plans for Abbotstown. I received a reply some time later stating that initial plans had been drawn up and that they...