Phelan, John Paul

Friday, 2 July 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 203 Nbr. 14


Order of Business

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Health (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages

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Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee Stage

Is this the public opinion poll that showed support for the Government? It is three years old.More Button

We surely have.More Button

Ask the Progressive Democrats.More Button

He must not have been to County Leitrim.More Button

He is a heckler.More Button

I seek the Chair’s protection from Senator Wilson. More Button

Senator Mooney struck the nail on the head when he referred to this as being one of the Green Party’s priorities in government. While I like Senator Ó Brolcháin, he is deluded ...More Button

The proposed ban on stag hunting is the thin edge of the wedge because the Minister has already stated as much, given his comment on returning in the autumn with another animal welfare Bill. There...More Button

Senator Quinn was right to raise the question, since the Minister has committed to making further changes. Obviously, the Government will introduce something else. It is committed to doing so, al...More Button

I am not hung up on the issue of stag hunting per se, but I am opposed to the idea of a small group inflicting their personal views on everyone else in respect of a traditional activity that...More Button

Even on its worst day, Fine Gael never represented less than one quarter of the population.More Button

This legislation does not even have the entire support of the Green Party, only that of an internal clique. The genesis was not the renewed programme for Government but the NAMA legislation which ...More Button

That is the politics of the situation.More Button

No, I will leave Cúchulainn and the Fianna to Senator Ó Brolcháin.More Button

Section 3 is the core of the Bill. It deals with the ban on——More Button

I am dealing with section 3 and the root from which it comes is the decision of Members of the Government to have a cosy relationship between themselves. One part of the Government wants to help t...More Button

I am talking about a member of the Green Party. She was at its conference in Waterford when the RISE! protest was taking place outside. More Button

I am on section 3. More Button

I have nothing to do with the GAA at all.More Button

No, the Green Party is against the people of rural Ireland. More Button

I am finished, so if Senator Ó Brolcháin wishes to speak again, he will get his opportunity, I am sure. More Button

Nobody is challenging that. Hear, hear to developers from the Green Party. More Button

Is this on section 3?More Button

Is this section 3?More Button

No one spoke about someone’s pets being hunted.More Button

What nonsense? Who is hunting pets? These are not pets we are talking about.More Button

I wish to ask a question.More Button

What is coming in the next wildlife Bill which the Minister proposes to introduce?More Button

Is that the only new measure?More Button

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Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Report and Final Stages

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