Ormonde, Ann

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 188 Nbr. 14

Order of Business.

Yesterday, many Senators spoke about the role of the Seanad, the portrayal by the media of it as irrelevant and the slant put on it over the weekend. I also raised the leadership role this Chamber...More Button

I hope the media will take note that we are doing very well in this Chamber and are raising issues. We want to be noted in that fashion rather than in the negative way that has been depicted over ...More Button

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Forestry Issues: Statements.

That would be lovely.More Button

I welcome the Minister of State to the Chamber. It is my first opportunity to wish her well in her role. I know very little about forestry. Many years ago the area of forestry was covered by the...More Button

I love trees. I love walking in the environment and looking at old trees and talking about them. They offer a whole new way to consider our environment and our archaeology, and the world out ther...More Button

We know the introduction of the new FEP scheme is good for farmers, and Senator Carty has talked about this. The Minister of State has spoken about the various grants that are now given to part-ti...More Button

It is terrible that we import wood because I love hurling. I am always talking about hurleys, particularly my team in Waterford which I love to see. Yet we import this timber when we have a golde...More Button

I wish the Minister of State well. I admire what she is doing and will fully support her endeavours.More Button

Economic Outlook: Motion.

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