Norris, David P.B.

Wednesday, 25 May 2005

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 180 No. 16

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Order of Business.

It is about time that was pointed out.More Button

I thank the Leader for arranging a debate on Iraq, which is timely. I agree with my colleague, Senator O’Toole, on the subject of Irish placenames. I too love the Irish language. I do not have Senator...More Button

If that language is unparliamentary, then I substitute it with “lúdramán”.More Button

I withdraw both terms. We need to examine the tax break situation. Some of the incentive schemes are very good. I am delighted that Cork has acquired a wonderful early 19th century view of the city, w...More Button

Yesterday alone I received 20 leaflets inviting me to go to the local off-licence. I do not need 20 invitations to drink. I also received four other leaflets ——More Button

It is funny in one sense, but outrageous in another. If one is away for a few days, one’s letterbox is stuffed up and any passing thief knows well that the house is empty. Apart from that, it is an in...More Button

It is trying to pretend it is a reformatory.More Button

As they say, aithníonn ciaróg ciaróg eile.More Button

Perhaps I have a touch of the lúdramán myself.More Button

Will the Leader read a statement at this point?More Button

Private firms are responsible.More Button

Foreign Conflicts: Statements.

I doubt that.More Button

It sounds hysterical.More Button

Hear, hear.More Button

I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Conor Lenihan, and thank him for his introductory remarks. It is a pleasure to follow the civilised and humane contribution...More Button

Nuclear Plants: Motion.

It does in here.More Button

The Senator should speak for himself. I will be taking the tablets.More Button

I apologise for my lack of a script. I gather Senator Ross objected to the number of people reading from scripts. I would read from one if I had one but I only have my own disconnected thoughts. Altho...More Button

I never got any. The Minister did not get any either. That is a national scandal, I feel a tribunal coming on. They are not the slightest use anyway so I am not too deprived but I would have liked to ...More Button


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