Seanad debates

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have notice from Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for the Environment,...
  • Order of Business (109 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, an allocation of time motion, to be taken without debate, which sets out the arrangements for the debate on No. 2, which are that on Second Stage, spokespersons...
  • Allocation of Time: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders: (1) The Second and Remaining Stages of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2009, shall be taken today and the following...
  • Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Second and Subsequent Stages (9 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Motion for Earlier Signature (1 speech)
    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 Residential Tenancies...
  • Harbours (Amendment) Bill 2008: Committee Stage (Resumed) (80 speeches)
    SECTION 18.
  • Industrial Development Bill 2008: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to provide for the transfer of shares held by Shannon free airport development company limited to Enterprise Ireland; to amend the Industrial Development Act 1986 and the...
  • Industrial Development Bill 2008: Second Stage (23 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Business of Seanad (2 speeches)
    With the permission of the House, I propose to extend the debate on Second Stage of the Industrial Development Bill 2008 to 5.20 p.m.
  • Industrial Development Bill 2008: Second Stage (Resumed). (4 speeches)
    Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Economic Issues: Motion (129 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann-- acknowledges the fact that there is a global economic down turn, that Ireland was the first EU country to officially enter recession, and that the EU predicts the...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Local Authority Funding (9 speeches)
    I raise this issue on behalf of the farming community in County Donegal and, in particular, small farmers and business owners. It is European Union and Government policy to meter and,...
  • Care of the Elderly (26 speeches)
    With your permission, a Chathaoirligh, I would like to allow Senator Norris to ask a few questions at the end. He raised the issue of Bethany House on the Adjournment last month. Would that be...