Seanad debates

Thursday, 2 October 2008

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 12 p.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Ciaran Cannon that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Education...
  • Order of Business (55 speeches)
    The Order of Business is an earlier signature motion on the Credit Institutions (Financial Support) Bill 2008, to be taken without debate at the conclusion of the Order of Business.
  • Message from Dáil (1 speech)
    Dáil Éireann has agreed to the amendments made by Seanad Éireann to the Credit Institutions (Financial Support) Bill 2008.
  • Credit Institutions (Financial Support) Bill 2008: Motion for Earlier Signature (3 speeches)
    I move: That, pursuant to subsection 2° of section 2 of Article 25 of the Constitution, Seanad Éireann concurs with the Government in a request to the President to sign the Credit Institutions...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Schools Building Projects (2 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Seán Haughey, and thank him for taking this matter. There is a long-standing and proud tradition of second level education in Kinvara in south Galway....
  • Schools Refurbishment (4 speeches)
    I raise the urgent need for the refurbishment of St. Brigid's national school in Palmerstown, Dublin 20. This school has commissioned a health and safety audit. Following a response from the...
  • Educational Projects (4 speeches)
    The matter I wish to raise is the need for the Minister for Education and Science to expand educational development to increase the numbers of non-denominational schools in Ireland, thus avoiding...