Reynolds, Patrick J.

Thursday, 26 May 1983

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 100 No. 12

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Business of Seanad.

I have notice from Senator Cassidy, that on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: the closure of St. Joseph's Hospital, Coole, County Westmeath....More Button

Order of Business.

It does not arise on the Order of Business.More Button

It is quite out of order to raise it here but we will certainly consider what the Senator has requested.More Button

I do not think so. Order of Business agreed to.More Button

Shannon Free Airport Development Company Limited (Amendment) Bill, 1983 [ Certified Money Bill ]: Second and Subsequent Stages.

What report is the Senator talking about?More Button

There is a division on in the other House so the Minister will be going. If the Senator wishes she can continue or we can adjourn for 10 or 15 minutes. Sitting suspended at 11.10 a.m. and resumed at ...More Button

May I interrupt the Minister? The Leader of the House has something to say.More Button

An Bille um an Ochtú Leasú ar an mBunreacht, 1982: An Tuarascáil (Atógáil) agus an Chéim Dheiridh. Eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1982: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

May I interrupt the Senator for a minute? I hear the division bell in the other House. Would the Senator like to wait until the division is over?More Button

I have a problem we might discuss, Senator Cassidy's motion. It is normal to take such a matter on a Thursday at 4.30. We can go on with the debate or do whatever the Senators wish.More Button

Yes.More Button

We are breaking from normal procedure on a Thursday. That is why I mentioned it. I am in the hands of the House.More Button

Does the House agree with that?More Button

The only question here is that the Bill be received for final consideration.More Button

Yes, if the House agrees.More Button

We have not reached it yet. We are simply proposing that the Bill be received for final consideration. Is that agreed?More Button

Does the Senator understand that this is the Fourth Stage, not the Fifth Stage?More Button

It does not arise yet. Cuireadh agus aontaíodh an cheist. Question put and agreed to. Aontaíodh an Chéim Dheiridh a thógáil inniu. Agreed to take remaining Stage today. Cuireadh an cheist: “Go rithfea...More Button

We can consider the text of the Bill.More Button

That is not a point of order. Senator Robinson to continue.More Button

Senator Lanigan will have an opportunity of making his own speech.More Button

Referendum (Amendment) Bill, 1982: Second Stage.

There is a division in the other House.More Button

Very well.More Button

I am afraid the Senator is getting very far away from the Bill before the House. I have been lenient enough.More Button

I do not disagree with the Senator but I do not think the scope of the Bill would allow it. I agree it is a very valid point.More Button

I am afraid the Senator is going back to the Constitution Bill.More Button

It does not arise on this Bill.More Button

It is not a matter over which the Minister has any control.More Button

It relates only to the freedom of expression.More Button

I did not suggest that.More Button

The question of who campaigns does not arise.More Button

That does not arise.More Button

I must say to the Senator that when he stood up the last time I am sorry I did not see him.More Button

They were debated.More Button

Adjournment Matter. - Coole (Westmeath) Hospital.

The House stands adjourned until 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday next. The Seanad adjourned at 9.10 p.m. until 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 June 1983.More Button


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