Seanad debates

Wednesday, 15 February 2006

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
  • Business of Seanad. (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Tuffy that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Health and Children...
  • Order of Business. (99 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, statements on planning and related issues (resumed), to be taken on the conclusion of the Order of Business and to conclude not later than 5 p.m.; and No. 22,...
  • Planning and Related Issues: Statements (Resumed). (53 speeches)
    Senator John Paul Phelan was in possession and has seven minutes remaining.
  • Educational Services: Motion. (111 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann: —regrets that the Government has failed to implement fully its promise to reduce primary school class sizes to 20:1 for under nine year olds; —regrets that the...
  • Adjournment Matters. (0 speeches)
    Medical Cards.
    • Medical Cards. (2 speeches)
      My question to the Minister of State concerns a particular case of a married couple. The husband is in receipt of an old age contributory pension, and claims qualifying adult allowance for his...
    • Employment Support Services. (2 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State and thank him for taking this important matter on community employment mainstreaming. I ask him to provide us with an update on funding for community employment...