Moylan, Pat

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 191 No. 4

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Business of Seanad.

I have notice from Senator John Paul Phelan that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Education and Science t...More Button

They must be resubmitted.More Button

Had they been resubmitted, I would have given preference to the Senators who lost out on the day in question. There may have been a misunderstanding.More Button

Order of Business.

That could be done tomorrow during the statements on banking. The Senator should put his question to the Leader as a number of Members want to speak.More Button

That is not a matter for the Order of Business.More Button

You made your point. I call on Senator Norris.More Button

If the Senator raises this matter on the Adjournment of the House, he will receive an answer to his inquiry.More Button

We can discuss banking tomorrow.More Button

The time is up now; Senator Ross may have to put down another motion. More Button

I also wish to be associated with the tributes to Mr. Jack Tobin, former Clerk of the Seanad. He served as Clerk and Seanad returning officer for a long number of years. He was also appointed by the...More Button

Senator Frances Fitzgerald has proposed an amendment to the Order of Business: “That statements on unemployment be taken today.” Is the amendment being pressed?More Button

Committee on European Affairs: Motions.

No. 3 will be taken with No. 2 for the purpose of the debate. Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Before the Senator continues, it was agreed to take the two motions together.More Button

Senator Boyle, without interruption.More Button

The Minister of State, without interruption.More Button

I do not want any official’s name mentioned.More Button

No.More Button

This issue has been around since morning, and a number of people have spoken to senior officials. Senator Quinn raised it at a committee meeting this morning. I am proceeding with the motion.More Button

I was going to move ahead, but there seems to be total agreement on No. 2 and the issue is with No. 3. My view is that there is a question mark over it. I accept that the Minister of State has said ...More Button

I would like to deal with No. 2 first. Is No. 2 agreed?More Button

Having read No. 3, I think we should suspend until the committee meets in relation to No. 2. I will come back to the House then. Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button


I ask Senator O’Toole to clarify that was the decision of the House concerning the establishment of the Joint Committee on European Affairs.More Button

Business of Seanad.

I call the Leader to move an amendment to the Order of Business.More Button

Committee on European Affairs: Motion.

When is it proposed to sit again?More Button

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