Order of Business.
Senators Quinn, Daly and others referred to the removal of cribs. This matter was brought to my attention on a number of occasions recently. What would happen if the Irish people went to other count...
This is outrageous.
We are a Christian country and if people want to come here they are very welcome.
If we want to have a Christmas party——
——we will have a Christmas party, despite what some people might think.
If Senator Norris has objections to that let us hear them.
It is true to state it is political correctness gone daft.
It is absolutely ridiculous.
Charities Bill 2007: Committee Stage.
I will not take a point of order. The question has been put. The time allowed for voting is one minute and the time starts now.
Question put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand.”
When we were signing the division sheets, Senator Wilson indicated that he wished to call a lobby vote.
He made that effort.
I second the proposal.
Question put: “That the House be suspended for 20 minutes.”
I compliment the Minister of State, Deputy Curran. I have discussed with him the matter of local authority members not being precluded. He has applied the good common sense he invariably displays in...
It is an outrageous assumption. The right place——
It is never too late to do the right thing.
Perhaps we can bring in some plasticine or building blocks to amuse Senator Buttimer while the rest of us make a contribution.
Nobody interrupted Senator Buttimer. He should have a little consideration.
I compliment the Minister of State. He was true to his word. He promised me that he would not include a debarring section with regard to local authority members and this is what he did. I, along wit...
I accept that but I am making a point. When members of a local authority met constituents who were residents of nursing homes, they were a friendly face and a conduit to the outside world. It is a p...