Cassidy, Donie

Friday, 2 July 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 203 Nbr. 14


Order of Business

The Order of Business is No. 1, Adoption Bill 2009 Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil — Report and Final Stages, to be taken at the conclusion of the Order of Business; No. 2, He...More Button

Senators Fitzgerald, O’Toole, Prendergast, Boyle, Buttimer and Mullen congratulated the Minister for Justice and Law Reform on the role he played in the passing of the Civil Partnership Bill ...More Button

Senators Fitzgerald, Prendergast, Boyle, Coghlan, Callely and Healy Eames called for a debate on the Ombudsman’s report on the HSE. The Minister will be in the House before the summer recess...More Button

Senators Fitzgerald, Keaveney and Mooney called for a debate on mental health and spoke about the difficulties being experienced in that area. The commitment of the Minister of State, Deputy John ...More Button

Senators O’Toole, Boyle and Coghlan raised the issue of rules of protest at the gates of Parliament, especially in regard to family members, and visitors in general, visiting these Houses. I...More Button

Senator Coghlan raised the issue of the timeframe of the Central Bank reform Bill. I will meet the leaders after the Order of Business to discuss the remaining times we propose to deal with Bills....More Button

Senator Keaveney raised the issue of roaming telephone charges and welcomed the European intervention which continues to reduce European telephone rates. I wholeheartedly welcome that. I fully su...More Button

Senator Quinn called for a debate on the effect on tourism of a levy on airlines. I have no difficulty in having such a debate take place. The Senator also raised the need for something to be don...More Button

Senator Buttimer called for a debate on democracy. I gave a commitment on that in the House yesterday and I have no difficulty in the House discussing that after the summer recess.More Button

Senator Dearey outlined to the House the very serious position of the care of 70 young men on reaching adulthood at 18 years of age and the serious concerns of Crosscare about their future. I will...More Button

Senator Mullen called for a debate on carers. I have already given Senator Corrigan a commitment on that. There will be a debate on carers in the House before the summer recess. When we consider...More Button

Senator Healy Eames raised the issue of the price of food. We have all seen the EUROSTAT prices announced this week. They may have been eight to ten months behind but I understand prices are redu...More Button

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Health (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages

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Business of Seanad

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Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee Stage

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Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Report and Final Stages

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