Burke, Paddy

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Business of Seanad

I have received notice from Senator Averil Power that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter:More Button

Business of Seanad (Continued)

I remind Senators that they should ensure mobile phone interference is kept to a minimum. I ask them to switch off their mobile phones or leave them in airplane or flight mode, depending on the ...More Button

Order of Business

Will the Senator clarify the amendment?More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

Is the Senator seeking a debate on the issue?More Button

It is a Dáil committee, as the Senator knows well.More Button

Does the Senator have a question for the Leader?More Button

Senator Marc MacSharry has proposed an amendment to the Order of Business, "That a debate with the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources to explain the make-up of the expert gro...More Button

Seanad Reform: Motion (Continued)

I ask the Senator to conclude.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

I ask the Senator to conclude.More Button

I must call the next speaker, Senator Michael D’Arcy.More Button

The Senator is way over time.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

The Minister of State to continue, without interruption.More Button

Please allow the Minister of State to speak, without interruption.More Button

The Minister of Staten to continue, without interruption, please.More Button

Please allow the Minister of State to continue, without interruption.More Button

Please allow the Minister of State to speak, without interruption.More Button

I must ask the Minister of State to conclude.More Button

We did not start-----More Button

There are two hours for Private Members' business.More Button

I must ask the Minister of State to conclude.More Button

Quite a number of Senators have indicated that they want to speak, but it will not be possible to allow them to do so, as I must ask Senator Katherine Zappone to conclude the debate.More Button

When is it proposed to sit again?More Button