Seanad debates

Wednesday, 19 May 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 Frances Fitzgerald that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for...
  • Order of Business (70 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, statements on women's participation in politics, to be taken at the conclusion of the Order of Business and conclude not later than 1.30 p.m., if not previously...
  • Women's Participation in Politics: Statements (Resumed) (38 speeches, 2 comments)
    I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Ciarán Cuffe.
  • Ombudsman for Children Report on Children First Guidelines: Statements (76 speeches)
    I welcome the opportunity to discuss the recent publication of the report of the Ombudsman for Children entitled, Investigation into the Implementation of Children First: National Guidelines for...
  • Construction Contracts Bill 2010: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to regulate payment and certain other matters under construction contracts and to provide for related matters.
  • Construction Contracts Bill 2010: Second Stage (30 speeches)
    I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Mansergh. I am pleased to present the Construction Contracts Bill to the House. This came about from a...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • School Patronage (3 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State. I am pleased to have the opportunity to raise the need for the Minister for Education and Skills to outline the process undertaken by her Department to date in...
  • Schools Building Projects (10 speeches)
    I will be brief in outlining this very serious issue. I welcome my good friend the Minister of State back to the House.
  • Health Services (4 speeches)
    I wish to raise the issue of the Glenties primary care centre. I raised this issue quite recently with the Minister in the House, given the concern that has been expressed locally about the lack...