Seanad Eireann Speaker Index 2008 Apr

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Speakers

Ahern, Bertie
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24

Ahern, Michael
Community Colleges 17
Company Closures 17
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Schools Building Projects 17

Ahern, Noel
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

Bacik, Ivana
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 8 , 10 , 17 , 22 , 30

Boyle, Dan
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
National Skills Strategy: Statements 22
Order of Business 8 , 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23
Tourism Industry: Statements 24

Bradford, Paul
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 10 , 23 (V) , 24 , 30
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Brady, Martin
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 23 (V) , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Brennan, Seamus
Tourism Industry: Statements 24

Burke, Paddy
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Business of Seanad 9 , 22 , 30
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 17
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
National Skills Strategy: Statements 22
Order of Business 8 , 23 (V) , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 17 , 22
Patient Safety: Statements 22
School Accommodation 24
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23
Tourism Industry: Statements 24
Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 9

Butler, Larry
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 10 , 23 (V) , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Buttimer, Jerry
Accident and Emergency Services 23
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
National Skills Strategy: Statements 22
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 22 , 23 , 30
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23
Tourism Industry: Statements 24

Callanan, Peter
Order of Business 22 , 23 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Callely, Ivor
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Order of Business 8 (V) , 9 , 10 , 24 , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Cannon, Ciaran
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
Order of Business 8 (V) , 23 (V) , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects 24
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Carey, Pat
Telecommunications Services 10

Carty, John
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 23 , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Cassidy, Donie
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Allocation of Time: Motion 8
Business of Seanad 8 , 22
Company Closures 17
Council Framework Decision: Referral to Joint Committee 22
Death of Former President: Expressions of Sympathy 15
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Order for Second Stage 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
Joint Committee on European Affairs: Motion 8
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 24
Order of Business (Resumed) 17 , 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Coffey, Paudie
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 17 , 23
Order of Business (Resumed) 17
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Coghlan, Paul
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 , 10 , 17 , 23 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 17
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Corrigan, Maria
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Mental Health Services 8
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 23 , 30 (V)
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Telecommunications Services 10

Cummins, Maurice
Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 17
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements (Resumed) 23
Order of Business 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 17 , 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Tourism Industry: Statements 24
Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

Daly, Mark
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Order of Business 8 , 23 (V) , 24
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

de Búrca, Déirdre
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Death of Former President: Expressions of Sympathy 15
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements (Resumed) 8
Order of Business 8 (V) , 9 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30 (V)
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Pharmacy Services 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

Dempsey, Noel
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23

Devins, Jimmy
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9

Doherty, Pearse
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Hospital Services 8
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 8 , 23 (V) , 24 , 30
Patient Safety: Statements 22

Donohoe, Paschal
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 9 , 10 , 17 , 23 , 24 , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Ellis, John
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 , 23 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Tourism Industry: Statements 24

Feeney, Geraldine
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 8 , 23 , 30 (V)
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Fitzgerald, Frances
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Death of Former President: Expressions of Sympathy 15
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
Hospital-Acquired Infections 30
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects 17
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23
Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 9

Glynn, Camillus
Company Closures 17
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 , 10 , 17 , 23 , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Water and Sewerage Schemes 30

Hanafin, John Gerard
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 17 , 23 (V) , 24 , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

Hanafin, Mary
School Accommodation 24
Schools Building Projects 24
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

Hannigan, Dominic
Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 17
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Order for Second Stage 30
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements (Resumed) 23
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

Harney, Mary
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22

Harris, Eoghan
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 22 , 23 (V) , 30

Haughey, Seán
National Skills Strategy: Statements 22
Northern Ireland Issues 9
Pupil-Teacher Ratio 9
Schools Building Projects 9

Healy Eames, Fidelma
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 23 , 24
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

Hoctor, Máire
Pharmacy Services 22
School Accommodation 22

Keaveney, Cecilia
Arts Funding 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Northern Ireland Issues 9
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 22 , 23 (V) , 24 , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

Kelly, Alan
Order of Business 8 , 23 (V) , 24
Tourism Industry: Statements 24

Lenihan, Brian Joseph
Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 17

Leyden, Terry
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements 8
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements (Resumed) 8
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 22 , 23 (V) , 30 (V)
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

MacSharry, Marc
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Order of Business 8 , 23 (V) , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Tourism Industry: Statements 24

McCarthy, Michael
Order of Business 23
Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

McDonald, Lisa
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 17
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 23 (V) , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

McFadden, Nicky
Child Care Services 30
Community Colleges 17
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
Order of Business 9 , 17 , 23 , 24 , 30 (V)
Order of Business (Resumed) 17 , 22
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

Moylan, Pat
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Business of Seanad 8 , 9 , 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30
Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2008: First Stage 10
Death of Former President: Expressions of Sympathy 15
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
Hospital-Acquired Infections 30
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements 8
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 17 , 22
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22
Personal Explanation by Member 24
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23
Visit of Delegation from the Czech Republic 17

Mullen, Ronan
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Order of Business 10 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 17
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

Norris, David P.B.
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 8 , 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 17
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23
Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

Ó Cuív, Éamon
Calafoirt agus Céanna 8
Hospital Services 8
Mental Health Services 8

Ó Domhnaill, Brian
Calafoirt agus Céanna 8
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Mine Disaster 23
National Skills Strategy: Statements 22
Order of Business 8 (V) , 10 , 23 , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Ó Murchú, Labhrás
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 23 (V) , 24 , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Tourism Industry: Statements 24

O'Brien, Francis
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

O'Donovan, Dennis
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 23 , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

O'Keeffe, Batt
Water and Sewerage Schemes 30

O'Malley, Fiona
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Death of Former President: Expressions of Sympathy 15
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 8 , 23 (V) , 30 (V)
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

O'Reilly, Joe
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 22 , 23 (V) , 24 , 30
School Accommodation 24
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

O'Sullivan, Ned
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 22 , 23 (V) , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

O'Toole, Joe John
Death of Former President: Expressions of Sympathy 15
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

Ormonde, Ann
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements (Resumed) 23
National Skills Strategy: Statements 22
Order of Business 8 , 10 , 23 , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23
Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

Phelan, John Paul
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements (Resumed) 8
National Skills Strategy: Statements 22
Order of Business 8 , 22 , 23 (V) , 24 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects 9
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23
Visit of Algerian Delegation 8

Phelan, Kieran
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Order of Business 8 (V) , 23 (V) , 30
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Power, Seán
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9

Prendergast, Phil
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Order of Business 8 (V) , 9 , 23 , 30
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22

Quinn, Fergal
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Death of Former President: Expressions of Sympathy 15
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements (Resumed) 8
Order of Business 8 (V) , 9 , 22 , 23
Patient Safety: Statements 22

Regan, Eugene
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements 8
Order of Business 8 , 10 , 22 , 23 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Roche, Dick
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements 8
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements (Resumed) 8
Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

Ross, Shane Peter Nathaniel
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Order of Business 8 , 17 , 23 (V) , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 17
Pupil-Teacher Ratio 9
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23

Ryan, Brendan
Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2008: First Stage 10
Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008: Second Stage 23
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
National Skills Strategy: Statements 22
Order of Business 8 (V) , 10 , 23 (V) , 30 (V)

Smith, Brendan
Accident and Emergency Services 23
Arts Funding 23
Child Care Services 30
Hospital-Acquired Infections 30
Mine Disaster 23
Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 9

Twomey, Liam
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 10 , 17 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 30
Order of Business (Resumed) 22
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage 30

Walsh, Jim
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Order of Business 9 , 17 , 22 , 23 (V) , 24
Order of Business (Resumed) 17 , 22
Personal Explanation by Member 24
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

White, Alex
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2006: Second Stage 9
Death of Former President: Expressions of Sympathy 15
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Good Friday Agreement and Lisbon Treaty: Statements 24
Order of Business 8 , 9 , 22 , 23 (V) , 30 (V)
School Accommodation 22

White, Mary M.
Address by President of the European Parliament 8
Business of Seanad 22
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30 (V)
Lisbon Reform Treaty: Statements 8
Order of Business 8 (V) , 10 , 17 , 23 , 30 (V)
Patient Safety: Statements 22
Patient Safety: Statements (Resumed) 22
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)

Wilson, Diarmuid
Business of Seanad 9
Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs: Motion 9 (V)
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2008: Second Stage 30
Kidnapping and Detention of Ms Ingrid Betancourt: Motion 10
Order of Business 8 (V) , 23 (V) , 30 (V)
School Accommodation 24
Schools Building Projects: Motion 23 (V)
Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2007 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages 9