Moylan, Pat

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 188 Nbr. 17


Business of Seanad.

I have notice from Senator Frances Fitzgerald that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she 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 Ivor Callely 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 Brian Ó Domhnaill of the following matter:More Button

I regard the matters raised by the Senators as suitable for discussion on the Adjournment. I have selected the matters raised by Senators Frances Fitzgerald, Jerry Buttimer and Ivor Callely and th...More Button

Order of Business.

I ruled on that matter yesterday. The Chair always endeavours to ensure the House respects the independence of the tribunals in the exercise of their functions. Members have on occasion made cert...More Button

I would like to stop the discussion at that.More Button

Senator de Búrca without interruption.More Button

We are not going to have a debate across the floor. Senators should speak through the Chair. They will all get opportunities to contribute and I request them to obey the ruling.More Button

Senator Callely, without interruption, and Members should address their remarks through the Chair.More Button

Members should address their remarks through the Chair.More Button

The Senator should address the Leader through the Chair.More Button

A number of Senators still wish to speak and time is moving on. I ask remaining Senators to be brief, although some I will call are always brief.More Button

The Leader, without interruption.More Button

The Leader, to reply without interruption please.More Button

The Leader, on the Order of Business.More Button

The Leader, on the Order of Business.More Button

That is not a point of order.More Button

That is not a point of order.More Button

I ask the Senator to resume his seat.More Button

The Senator must resume his seat.More Button

This is not a procedural matter.More Button

The Leader to reply to the Order of Business.More Button

Limerick City Boundary Alteration Order: Motion.

I move:More Button

copies of which have been laid in draft form before Seanad Éireann on 12 February 2008.More Button

Visit of Northern Ireland Delegation.

Before I call the next speaker, I am sure Members wish to join with me in welcoming members of the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission. On my own behalf and on behalf of my colleagues in Seanad &...More Button

Coast Guard Stations: Statements (Resumed).

The Senator has one minute left.More Button

I remind Members that it is not in order for them to refer to persons in the public or press galleries. That is a matter for the Chair.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Civil Marriage: Motion.

As the amendment has been carried, amendment No. 2 cannot be moved.More Button

Question, “That the motion, as amended, be agreed to”, put and declared carried.More Button

When is it proposed to sit again?More Button