Coghlan, Paul

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 188 Nbr. 14


Order of Business.

I second the proposal of Senator Frances Fitzgerald. This so-called independent body which is to be appointed to deal with the issue of pharmacists’ fees is not really independent, as we kno...More Button

We learned this morning of the loss of two of our rare white-tailed sea eagles in Killarney. This is a sad occurrence and a blow to our tourism industry.More Button

I think it is. I share the disappointment of the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Deputy Gormley, Dr. Allen Mee, everyone in the national parks and wildlife service, an...More Button

Senators are laughing, but it is a serious issue.More Button

This was a great boon to our tourism industry. They are a most majestic——More Button

The sea eagle is a most majestic bird in flight. I would love Members to come down to Dundag Bay with me, go across Muckross Lake to Brickeen Bridge, out into Lough Leane and over to the shores of...More Button

I appreciate what the Cathaoirleach is saying.More Button

I want people to appreciate how important and serious this matter is for tourism.More Button

That is in a neighbouring county. Indiscriminate poisoning is no longer acceptable. I accept that this was possibly an inadvertent occurrence but an educational process is required here. More Button

There is wonderful support for this project.More Button

Perhaps the Leader and I could have a word about how we might improve the educational aspects in respect of this wonderful project.More Button

Ten minutes’ work.More Button

Hear, hear.More Button

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Visit of Indian Delegation.

On behalf of Senators, I welcome the Ambassador of India, Mr. P. S. Raghavan, and the Minister and Deputy Head of this mission, Mr. M.C. Naithani, to the House. I wish them a fruitful and joyous v...More Button

Northern Ireland Issues: Statements (Resumed).

I call Senator Pearse Doherty. The Chair had not been advised that Senator Doherty was occupying the lead slot of the Independent Senators.More Button

Economic Outlook: Motion.

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

No IndicatorVoted No More Button