Seanad debates

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 14.30 p.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Marc MacSharry that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Justice and...
  • Order of Business. (173 speeches)
    On behalf of the House, I extend our heartiest congratulations to Senator Alex White on his elevation yesterday. We wish him well in the future following his promotion.
  • National Economy: Statements (Resumed) (24 speeches)
    I would like to return to the discussion that took place on the Order of Business. It arises with great regularity in the House and is taking on an air of unreality. Both sides of the House...
  • Business of Seanad (2 speeches)
    With the permission of the House, I wish to extend the statements on the economy until 5.45 p.m. to allow two colleagues to make their contributions. I thank the Minister of State and the House...
  • National Economy: Statements (Resumed) (18 speeches)
    I wish to share time with Senator Paul Coghlan.
  • Electricity Prices: Motion (135 speeches)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann notes with concern: that Ireland has the fifth highest domestic electricity prices out of 31 countries in Europe, third highest when tax is excluded, and sixth...
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Illegal Moneylending (4 speeches)
    The Minister of State is welcome to the House.
  • Schools Patronage (3 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Haughey. As this issue relates to his Department, it is good that he is present and I hope he will be able to give me a comprehensive answer. The...
  • Site Acquisitions (4 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State. I am pleased he is taking this Adjournment debate because he has an interest in and knowledge of primary schooling in County Meath. The population of County...