Seanad debates

Thursday, 5 July 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 Mary White that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Children to...
  • Order of Business (67 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, the Gaeltacht Bill 2012 - Committee Stage (Resumed), to be taken on the conclusion of the Order of Business and to conclude no later than 4 p.m., if not previously...
  • Visit by US Delegation (1 speech)
    Before proceeding further I am sure the Members of the House would wish to join with me in welcoming the Governor of the State of Washington, Ms Christina O'Grady Gregoire, who is in the Visitors...
  • Order of Business (Resumed) (25 speeches)
    Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh wishes to raise a point of order.
  • Gaeltacht Bill 2012: Committee Stage (Resumed) (118 speeches)
    Tosnóimid anois ar leasú Uimh. 10.
  • Adjournment Matters (0 speeches)
  • Early Childhood Education (7 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy McEntee, and compliment him on the great job he is doing as Minister of State with responsibility for horticulture and organic foods. Senator Leyden spoke...
  • Flood Relief (5 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Deputy O'Dowd, to the House.
  • School Accommodation (4 speeches)
    I thank the Minister of State for coming into the House and taking this matter on the Adjournment on behalf of the Minister for Education and Skills. This is the second time I have raised the...
  • School Transport (8 speeches)
    I thank the Minister of State for coming to the Chamber to comment on the ongoing school transport problems experienced by a young lady from my constituency whose details I have submitted. She...