Seanad debates

Tuesday, 27 March 2007

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have notice from Senator O'Rourke that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Education and Science to...
  • Order of Business (113 speeches)
    I thought we were going to be in a play or a cabaret. The Order of Business is No. 1, Health Bill 2006 — Committee Stage, to be taken on the conclusion of the Order of Business and conclude no...
  • Request to Move Adjournment of the Seanad under Standing Order 29 (9 speeches)
    I have notice from Senator Cox of a motion she wishes to table under Standing Order 29. I call on Senator Cox to give notice of her motion before I give my ruling.
  • Health Bill 2006: Committee Stage (86 speeches)
    Section 1 agreed to.
  • Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries Bill 2006: Second Stage. (9 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2007: Second Stage (37 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    Schools Building Programme.
    • Schools Building Programme. (9 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Haughey, to the House and thank the Cathaoirleach for selecting this item on the Adjournment. With his permission, I wish to share my time with Senator...
    • Situation in Zimbabwe. (4 speeches)
      I raise this matter relating to the Government of Zimbabwe in the full knowledge that Ireland has a proud tradition of resisting oppression in Africa and has often raised its voice in this regard...