Seanad debates

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator David 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 Health and...
  • Order of Business (25 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Legal Services Ombudsman Bill 2008 — Committee and Remaining Stages.
  • Visit of Former Member (1 speech)
    I welcome Mr. Charlie McDonald to the Visitors Gallery. Mr. McDonald is a former Member and office holder of this House.
  • Order of Business (Resumed) (91 speeches)
    I ask the Deputy Leader to arrange for his party colleague, the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Deputy Eamon Ryan, to come to the House to explain why the energy...
  • Legal Services Ombudsman Bill 2008: Committee and Remaining Stages (78 speeches)
    Sections 1 to 5, inclusive, agreed to.
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Registration Fees (3 speeches)
    I raise this matter of concern to pharmacy students and, in particular, the sophister students. I raised an issue regarding their situation in the previous session. It concerns the increase of...
  • Home Loans (5 speeches)
    This matter relates to the need for the Minister for Finance to use his influence with the banks by asking them to allow hard-pressed mortgage holders who entered fixed rate home loan agreements...