Seanad debates

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 12.30 p.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Martin Conway that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Education...
  • Order of Business (36 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Social Welfare Bill 2011 — Second Stage, to commence at the conclusion of the Order of Business and conclude not later than 4.30 p.m., with the contributions of...
  • Social Welfare Bill 2011: Second Stage (143 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
    Vaccination Programme
    • Vaccination Programme (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for coming to the House to respond to this matter which concerns Pandemrix, a vaccine given to many because of concerns about the effects of swine flu. There are...
    • Employment Action Plan (4 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister to the House. The matter relates to the south east employment action plan which has been launched by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. The action plan was...
    • Diabetes Services (4 speeches)
      I raise the issue of diabetes facilities in Letterkenny General Hospital. In Ireland, there are approximately 4,000 children and young adults under the age of 16 with diabetes. Approximately...
    • Modern Languages Initiative (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Ciarán Cannon, for waiting to take this final Adjournment matter. The modern languages initiative in primary schools is an issue that was brought to my...