Leas-Chathaoirleach,

Friday, 2 July 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 203 Nbr. 14


Order of Business

Will the Leader facilitate a debate before the recess on democracy and what it means?More Button

I would like to clarify for Senator O’Toole that bishops are sinners as well, not penitents. I fully agree with his comments earlier and I applaud him for his courage. Yesterday was a treme...More Button

It behoves the Leader, the Cathaoirleach and all those involved in the administration of the House to ensure urban and rural guerillas are not allowed to demonstrate the type of rudeness and irresp...More Button

I am as entitled as the Senator to my view.More Button

Senator O’Malley always thinks she is right when she is not.More Button

It is a pity she would not learn to listen as well rather than displaying arrogance all the time.More Button

If Senator O’Malley had been on time for the Order of Business, she would have heard that Senator O’Toole was referring to the protest outside the gate.More Button

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Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad Bill Amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages

On a point of order, is it possible to have a copy of the Minister of State’s script?More Button

I appreciate that but just to assist the progress——More Button

On the matter raised by Senator Cummins, I refer to the Minister of State’s remarks. Given the movement from the 1991 Act to today and with regard to inter-country agreements which have perm...More Button

As Senator Cummins said, there are hundreds of families affected. I attended a funeral last Monday and I met a cousin in tears, in limbo, because of the process. This is a consequence of Governme...More Button

I understand the Minister of State’s stand with regard to the Adoption Bill but the regulation of affairs between two sovereign nations, Ireland and Vietnam, can be independently achieved whe...More Button

I am disappointed with the response we have received today and I ask the Minister of State to reconsider it.More Button

Health (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages

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Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee Stage

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Report and Final Stages

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

No IndicatorVoted No More Button