Wednesday, 24 March 2004
Business of Seanad.
I have received notice from Senator Bannon 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, Trade and Employment to explain why St. Mel's training centre, Longford, has experienced drastic funding cuts in the past year, and to indicate the steps that can be taken to restore the number of participants and to keep this valuable scheme going.
I have also received notice from Senator Mansergh of the following matter:
The need for the Minister for Transport to ensure that the original planned Clonmel road intersection on the Cashel bypass is carried through with connections in both the Dublin and Cork directions.
I regard the matter raised by Senator Bannon as suitable for discussion on the Adjournment and it will be taken at the conclusion of business. I regret that I have had to rule out of order the matter raised by Senator Mansergh as the Minister has no official responsibility in the matter.