Seanad debates

Thursday, 29 November 2007

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have notice from Senator Dan Boyle that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Health and Children to...
  • Order of Business (68 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, motion re Standing Order 94A, without debate, to be taken at the conclusion of the Order of Business; and No. 2, statements on Chad, to be taken at the conclusion...
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I remind Members the time of the meeting of the Committee of Selection has been changed to 12.00 p.m.
  • Message from Dáil (1 speech)
    Dáil Éireann has passed the Copyright and Related Rights (Amendment) Bill 2007 without amendment.
  • Standing Orders: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: "That Standing Order 94A of the Standing Orders relative to Public Business is hereby amended by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (6): '(6) The Standing Committee...
  • Overseas Missions: Statements (7 speeches)
    I thank the Seanad, on my own behalf and that of the Minister for Defence, for providing this opportunity to outline the background to the proposed EU operation in the Republic of Chad and the...
  • Fourth Report of the Committee of Selection: Motion (1 speech)
    The Committee of Selection reports that it has nominated the following members to serve on the Joint Administration Committee: Senators Paddy Burke, Peter Callanan, Donie Cassidy, Paul Coghlan,...
  • Overseas Missions: Statements (Resumed) (21 speeches)
    I wish to share my time with Senator Nicky McFadden.
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Health Services (2 speeches)
    I thank the Cathaoirleach. I thank also the Minister of State for being present to take this Adjournment matter on behalf of the Government. The issue concerns health policy on the...
  • Local Authority Funding (3 speeches)
    I have raised this Adjournment matter because I have been contacted by the Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland. This body nominated me to stand for election to this House again and I...