Seanad debates

Thursday, 16 June 2011

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Paul Bradford that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for the...
  • Order of Business (119 speeches)
    The Order of Business is: No. 1, motion regarding speaking time on Private Members' business, to be taken without debate; Nos. 2 to 6, motions concerning the establishment of committees and...
  • Fair Deal Nursing Home Scheme: Statements (4 speeches)
    I thank the Cathaoirleach and Senators for giving me the opportunity to make a statement on the fair deal nursing home support scheme. I acknowledge that the events of the past few weeks have...
  • Second Report of the Committee of Selection: Motion (1 speech)
    The Committee of Selection reports that it has nominated the following Members to serve on the Select Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade: Senators Deirdre Clune, Mark Daly, Lorraine Higgins,...
  • Fair Deal Nursing Home Scheme: Statements (Resumed) (20 speeches)
    I would like to share my time with Senator Mullen.
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 2011 (Certified Money Bill): Committee and Remaining Stages (178 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Finance to the House.
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Local Authority Charges (3 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Perry, to the House.
    • International Agreements (2 speeches)
      The Aarhus Convention was signed by Ministers of European countries on 25 June 1998 and came into force in October 2001. It stands on the three pillars of access to information, public...
  • Human Rights Issues (2 speeches)
    I wish to raise the issue of the trials of medical personnel in Bahrain which started last Monday. The Minister of State will be aware that over recent months there has been particularly harsh...
  • Road Network (4 speeches)
    Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit, gabhaim comhghairdeas leis as a cheapachán agus go n-éirí an t-ádh leis ina phost nua. Táim ag ardú ceiste a bhaineann le mótarbhealaí agus na tolls...