Carty, John

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 188 Nbr. 14

Order of Business.

Fine Gael is not in Government.More Button

I ask the Leader to raise with the Ministers for Enterprise, Trade and Employment and Agriculture, Forestry and Food the price of veterinary medicines manufactured in Ireland. They cost four times...More Button

Two weeks ago I called on the Leader to invite the Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Food to the Seanad to discuss REPS. In light of her recent success in Brussels in getting REPS 2 and 3 pay...More Button

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Control of Exports Bill 2007 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

Has the Minister of State received assurances from the EU that it is as vigilant as it should be, particularly in respect of the brokering provision in section 3?More Button

Will the Minister of State give a commitment that the annual report will be taken seriously, rather than left on a shelf gathering dust?More Button

I compliment and congratulate the Minister of State on introducing the Bill. As Senator Boyle noted, it is important to have proper structures in place to regulate the export of arms. What are th...More Button

Forestry Issues: Statements.

I wish to share my time with Senator Ann Ormonde.More Button

Five minutes and three minutes.More Button

I welcome the Minister of State to the House and congratulate her on the introduction of the forest environment protection scheme. The Minister introduced the FEP scheme on a pilot basis in early ...More Button

I ask the Minister of State to consider the fact that some very marginal land has been planted in years past and this has been of little benefit, especially in the north west and west of the countr...More Button

Senator Ellis also alluded to the condition of roads and fences left by forestry activities. I concur that there should be some provision to deal with this. At the moment, when trees are felled a...More Button

Demand for timber is high. In the west there are a number of facilities producing wood stakes, which have provided employment in these areas. For example, the Gaeltacht Co-operative in Corr na M&...More Button

I ask the Minister of State to consider the proposal that many more broadleaf trees be sown on good land. The Forest Service is considering this. These trees are vitally important and they look g...More Button

I thank the Minister of State for coming to the House and for her introduction of the new scheme. Many farmers in my part of the world will welcome the extra payments that will be given out.More Button

Economic Outlook: Motion.

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button