Seanad debates

Wednesday, 3 October 2007

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Norris that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Justice, Equality...
  • Order of Business (135 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, the Copyright and Related Rights (Amendment) Bill — Committee Stage and a1, which is on the Supplementary Order Paper. It is my pleasant duty to inform the...
    • Order of Business: Motion. (1 speech)
      I move: That in each sitting until the adjournment of the Seanad for the Christmas recess the Leader of the House be called to reply to the Order of Business no later than 40 minutes after the...
  • Copyright and Related Rights (Amendment) Bill 2007: Committee Stage. (42 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Michael Ahern, to the House.
  • Visit of Canadian Delegation (2 speeches)
    Before I call the Minister of State, I am sure the Members of the House will join me in welcoming Mr. James Rajotte, MP, chairman of the Canada-Ireland Parliamentary Friendship Group. I hope he...
  • Copyright and Related Rights (Amendment) Bill 2007: Committee Stage (Resumed) (36 speeches)
    SECTION 7.
  • Climate Protection Bill 2007: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to ensure the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by setting annual targets and long-term targets; to place duties upon the Minister as to the achievement of those targets;...
  • Climate Protection Bill 2007: Second Stage (45 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    Citizenship Applications.
    • Citizenship Applications. (7 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State to the House. He may not be directly familiar with this appalling case which I raised in the previous session. It constitutes a grave injustice and a violation...
  • Social Welfare Offices (4 speeches)
    I thank the Cathaoirleach for allowing me to raise this issue on the Adjournment. I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Batt O'Keeffe, to the House. I congratulate him on his reappointment as...
  • Planning Issues (3 speeches)
    I extend a warm welcome back to the Minister of State, Deputy O'Keeffe, and I am delighted he has been re-appointed. I know he will always assist. I have always respected him as an old...