Seanad debates

Thursday, 12 March 2009

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator David Norris that, on 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 (65 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Harbours (Amendment) Bill 2008 — Report and Final Stages, to be taken at the conclusion of the Order of Business.
  • Harbours (Amendment) Bill 2008: Report and Final Stages (68 speeches)
    Before we commence I remind Senators that a Senator may speak only once on Report Stage, except for the proposer of an amendment, who may reply to the discussion on the amendment. On Report...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Health Services (16 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State to the House, particularly because we have a good Laois man in charge of this debate.
  • Schools Building Projects (3 speeches)
    I thank the Cathaoirleach for allowing me to raise the important issue of the much-needed extension to Clonakilty community college. I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Michael Kitt, to the...
  • Local Authority Funding (3 speeches)
    This issue is raised in the context of the general economy. It is the issue of the fixing of development levies that apply to residential developments and businesses. Sections 48 and 49 of the...