Moylan, Pat

Friday, 2 July 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 203 Nbr. 14


Business of Seanad

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

I regard the matter raised by the Senator as suitable for discussion on the Adjournment and it will be taken at the conclusion of business.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Sitting suspended at 2 p.m. and resumed at 2.15 p.m.More Button

Order of Business

The Senator has gone over his time.More Button

I call Senator Buttimer.More Button

My hands are tied with contributions limited to two minutes. The Senator has gone way over.More Button

No interruptions please. This is the Order of Business and questions should be put to the Leader.More Button

Senator O’Malley should not interrupt.More Button

The Senator should not comment on any other Member across the floor.More Button

Senator Buttimer has made his point.More Button

A question for the Leader, Senator. We do not want a Second Stage speech.More Button

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

Senator Fitzgerald moved the following amendment to the Order of Business: “That a debate on the Ombudsman’s report on the Health Service Executive be taken today”. Is the amendment being pr...More Button

Health (Amendment) Bill 2010: Second Stage

When is it proposed to take Committee Stage?More Button

Health (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages

Amendments Nos. 1 and 4 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.More Button

Amendments Nos. 2 and 3 are related and will be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 6 and 7 are related and will be discussed together.More Button

Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee Stage

On section 3, please.More Button

Senators will have an opportunity to speak without interruption.More Button

I am entitled to call any Member more than once and I expressed that clearly. The Chair is entitled to call a speaker a number of times on Committee Stage.More Button

Senator Coffey is in possession and no one else should interrupt.More Button

We are discussing section 4.More Button

My point is that any Member is entitled to put down amendments to a section. That is their right. I want no interruption while the Senator is speaking.More Button

Please, no interruptions.More Button

Senator Boyle without interruption.More Button

Senator Coffey, I want no interruptions. You will have an opportunity to intervene again if you wish.More Button

Members, please, no interruptions.More Button

I call Senator Mooney on section 4.More Button

No interruptions, please.More Button

I ask the Acting Leader to suspend the sitting until 4.14 p.m.More Button

It was agreed that all Stages would be taken today.More Button

I call on the Acting Leader to move the suspension of the House until 4.30 p.m.More Button

Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Report and Final Stages

I remind Senators that a Senator may speak only once on Report Stage, except the proposer of an amendment, who may reply to the discussion on the amendment. Also, each amendment on Report Stage mu...More Button

No interruption, please.More Button

No interruptions, please.More Button

Senator Cummins, without interruption.More Button

No interruptions please. The Minister should be allowed to speak without interruption.More Button

No interruption.More Button

I call Senator Coffey. No other Member should speak.More Button

I am unable to allow any speaker who did not speak when the amendment was moved.More Button

No. It is my understanding that the person who moved the amendment and spoke first is the only person who can speak again.More Button

5 o’clockMore Button

When is it proposed to sit again?More Button