Seanad debates

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Jerry Buttimer that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Community,...
  • Order of Business (190 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Arbitration Bill 2008 - Committee and Remaining Stages, to be taken at the conclusion of the Order of Business and resume at the conclusion of No. 38, if not...
  • Arbitration Bill 2008: Committee and Remaining Stages (9 speeches)
    Section 1 agreed to.
  • Report of Joint Committee on the Constitutional Amendment on Children: Statements (26 speeches)
    An Cathaoirleach: I welcome the Minister of State.
  • Special Educational Needs: Motion (61 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann: noting— — the withdrawal of approximately 1,200 special needs assistants from schools throughout the country; — the Government's failure to implement the...
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I welcome to the Distinguished Visitors Gallery a former Cathaoirleach of the House, former Senator Charles McDonald.
  • Special Educational Needs: Motion (Resumed) (73 speeches)
    The following motion was moved by Senator Fidelma Healy Eames on Wednesday, 24 February 2010:
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Community Development (4 speeches)
    A Chathaoirligh, I thank you for allowing me to raise this matter and I thank the Minister of State for coming to the House. I wish to speak about the proposed changes to the RAPID areas in Cork...
  • Higher Education Strategy (3 speeches)
    I wish to raise the need for the Minister for Education and Science to clarify when he proposes to publish the report from the National Strategy Group on Higher Education, chaired by economist...