White, Mary M.

Friday, 2 July 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 203 Nbr. 14


Order of Business

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Health (Amendment) Bill 2010: Second Stage

I welcome the Minister of State and his officials from the Department of Health and Children. I compliment them on the excellent review contained in his speech which gave the reasons this importan...More Button

The Bill is necessary so that the child death review group can complete its task. The Minister of State accepts taking all Stages today is not ideal but because the matter is so urgent it is neces...More Button

Some weeks ago I visited the site of the Letterfrack industrial school to absorb what had happened to the children there under State care. Much cosmetic work has been done around the old building....More Button

The children in the industrial and reform schools all came from poor backgrounds. There is no doubt the system treated them as if they had no feelings or emotions like the rest of us. There was a...More Button

As a younger person, I was always very impressed by people in the Department of Education and Skills and the senior civil servants. They showed a lot of brainpower to get those jobs over the years...More Button

Health (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages

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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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