O'Rourke, Mary

Thursday, 2 June 2005

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 0 No. 19

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Order of Business.

The Order of Business today is No. 1, motion re Waste Management (Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2005, to be taken without debate at the conclusion of the Order of Business; No. 2, motion re propos...More Button

When we discussed the electronic disposal regulations in the House previously, I said the Seanad Members of the relevant committee could revert to us with a report when the motion came before us. I ha...More Button

That is if they get it all together.More Button

Yes, they are.More Button

Was that me?More Button

I remember that.More Button

That has no relevance.More Button

Senator Brian Hayes, the Leader of the Opposition, raised the matter of the report by Mr. Justice Frederick Morris and gave him due praise, with which we all concur. He said there should be internatio...More Button

It is not being held up by us. To say the Bill is with the Seanad is incorrect, it is not. It has gone somewhere and has not come back. Senator Ross spoke about the EU throwing money at democracy and ...More Button

——with which we would all agree. They are our bulwark but I do not know about the Pope; there is only one Pope so we cannot do anything about that. Senator Norris also called for a debate on the Morri...More Button

Waste Management (Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2005: Motion.

I move: That Seanad Éireann approves the following Regulations in draft:— the Waste Management (Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2005, copies of which were laid in draft form before th...More Button

Treaty of Amsterdam: Motions.

I move: That Seanad Éireann approves, in accordance with Article 29.4.6o of Bunreacht na hÉireann, the exercise by the State of the option, provided by Article 3 of the Fourth Protocol set out in the ...More Button

I move: That Seanad Éireann approves, in accordance with Article 29.4.6° of Bunreacht na hÉireann, the exercise by the State of the option, provided by Article 3 of the fourth Protocol set out in the ...More Button

Disability Bill 2004: Second Stage (Resumed).

It is 3%.More Button

I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak on the Bill. I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Seán Power, who should now be called the Minister for the Seanad as he comes here so often. I also than...More Button

If the disabled person was able to speak that was fine and if not the care assistant spoke for him or her, interpreting the needs. It was a wonderful experience. I previously went to Kinnegad and met ...More Button

Question put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

On Tuesday, 14 June 2005. I thank everyone who contributed to make the debate very worthwhile. My office received a call from a woman who believed Second Stage would finish at 3 p.m., about which she ...More Button

One cannot force people to speak. If they do not want to speak, it is understandable. There is no point in anyone running to tell constituents he or she would have liked to have spoken but was not giv...More Button

At 12 noon on Tuesday, 14 June 2005.More Button


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