Moylan, Pat

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 188 Nbr. 14


Business of Seanad.

I have notice from Senator John Ellis that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:More Button

I have also received notice from Senator Jerry Buttimer of the following matter:More Button

I have also received notice from Senator Cecilia Keaveney of the following matter:More Button

I have also received notice from Senator Pearse Doherty of the following matter:More Button

I have also received notice from Senator David Norris of the following matter:More Button

I regard the matters raised by Senators John Ellis, Jerry Buttimer, Cecilia Keaveney and Pearse Doherty as suitable for discussion on the Adjournment. I have selected the matters raised Senators J...More Button

Order of Business.

Please allow Senator Fitzgerald on the Order of Business.More Button

The issue of parliamentary party meetings is not relevant.More Button

That is not relevant to the Order of Business. There are very few smoke-filled rooms now.More Button

That is not relevant to the Order of Business.More Button

Please allow Senator Coghlan to continue without interruption.More Button

Does the Senator have a question for the Leader? We could discuss this issue if he agrees.More Button

That is not relevant to the Order of Business.More Button

If the Senator appreciates what I am saying he should obey what I say.More Button

Senator Coghlan has made his point. More Button

I am giving the Senator considerable latitude on this. More Button

We can discuss that on the Adjournment. More Button

The Senator has made the point. The Leader will reply.More Button

We will not discuss parliamentary party meetings.More Button

We will steer clear of parliamentary party meetings.More Button

The Senator is calling for a debate on the matter.More Button

It is a matter for the Leader to reply.More Button

I call the Leader to reply on the Order of Business.More Button

I have called the Leader to reply. The Senator should respect the Chair.More Button

Senator Fitzgerald has moved an amendment to the Order of Business: “That statements on the implications of the deadline of 1 March 2008 in the pharmacy dispute be taken today.” Is the amendment b...More Button

Northern Ireland Issues: Statements (Resumed).

A point of order deals with a procedural point. That is not a point of order.More Button

Economic Outlook: Motion.

Please allow Senator Boyle to continue without interruption.More Button

I ask Senators not to engage in debate across the floor. More Button

One speaker has possession and other Senators will have an opportunity to speak. I ask Senators to allow Senator Boyle to continue without interruption, please. More Button

Allow Senator Buttimer to continue without interruption, please. More Button

When is it proposed to sit again?More Button