Seanad debates

Wednesday, 14 May 2008

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Ivor Callely 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...
  • Order of Business (107 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Statements on Rural Development; No. 2, Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007 — Second Stage; and No. 17, Private Members' motion No. 38 re the economic...
  • Rural Development: Statements (58 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister to the House and congratulate him on his reappointment.
  • Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Second Stage (11 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Economic Outlook: Motion (38 speeches)
    I welcome the new Minister of State, Deputy Mansergh. I congratulate him on his elevation and wish him the best of luck in his new brief. I am sure he will fulfil it with great passion, as did...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Mental Health Services (3 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Deputy Michael Finneran, to the House, congratulate him on his appointment and wish him well....
  • Special Educational Needs (4 speeches)
    I thank you, a Chathaoirligh, for giving me the opportunity to raise this matter. I congratulate the Minister of State on his recent appointment and wish him every success in the future. An...
  • Water and Sewerage Schemes (2 speeches)
    I congratulate the Minister of State, Deputy Finneran, on his recent appointment and thank him for attending the House to take this Adjournment matter. We had a good debate in the House earlier...