Seanad debates

Thursday, 2 February 2012

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Jim Walsh that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Enterprise, Jobs...
  • Order of Business (127 speeches)
    It is proposed to take No. 18, an all-party motion re the Dublin-Monaghan bombings, to be taken without debate; No. 1, Electoral (Amendment)(Political Funding) Bill 2011 - Order for Second Stage...
  • Dublin-Monaghan Bombings Inquiry: Motion (1 speech)
    I move: That Seanad Éireann, recalling the Statements in this House on 7 July 2004 and on 20 February 2008; —notes the interim and final reports of the sub-Committee of the Joint Committee on...
  • Electoral (Amendment)(Political Funding) Bill 2011: Order for Second Stage (1 speech)
    Bill entitled an Act to establish a register of corporate donors; to provide for reductions in donation and donation declaration limits; to provide for disclosure of accounts by political...
  • Electoral (Amendment)(Political Funding) Bill 2011: Second Stage (94 speeches)
    Question proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Priorities in Foreign Affairs: Statements (100 speeches)
    I welcome the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Deputy Eamon Gilmore, to the House. I congratulate him on his appointment and wish him well in his tenure in office.
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Employment Rights (13 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Deputy Perry, to the House.
  • Health Services (7 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Róisín Shortall.
  • Long-Term Illness Scheme (4 speeches)
    People who have long-term illnesses have a heavy load to bear in terms of cost of treatment, the effect on their lives and their ability to work. They deserve our every support in trying to live...