Mullen, Ronan

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 195 No. 13

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Order of Business.

I compliment my colleagues on raising the issue of alcohol. I was present at the NUI Galway alumni event at which the Ard-Stiúrthóir of the GAA spoke and I raised the issue of alcohol advertising in ...More Button

I see it as protecting the rights of different groups in society, in conscience, to an education that reflects their ethos. People who raise such issues at this time, which are extraneous to the need...More Button

I do not intend to take anybody’s reputation but I am asking——More Button

In the light of that I will reserve any further comment for the substantive debate.More Button

Amendment put.
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

Question put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand.”
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse: Statements.

I dtosach báire, ba bhreá liom an tAire Stáit a fháiltiú go dtí an Teach. Is díospóireacht tubaisteach í an díospóireacht seo, i ndáiríre. Tá gach éinne atá tar éis dul i ngleic leis an méid atá sa ...More Button

It is about leaving people free to follow their consciences, which in the context of equality matters includes employment decisions. More Button

I am open to that but it was not clear to me. One must look honestly at the Constitution and ask how much undesirable linkage there is in the present set-up. The mere fact that religion is honoured ...More Button

It certainly honours the free practice of religion and recognises it as a social good, but it in no sense places a disability on people who do not practice that faith or a Christian faith of any kind....More Button

Yes, and I would be open to looking at that aspect of it, but that would not amount to a separation of church and State. I would be in favour of including other faiths but that would not open up the ...More Button

Let us go forward remembering that what we must now do is focus on the need for justice for those who were abused and focus on the need for fairness as we come to terms gradually with the evil that oc...More Button

Monageer Report: Motion.

Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit. Níl mórán le rá agam. Is maith an rud é go bhfuil an díospóireacht seo againn inniu. Bheinn buartha dá mbeimid ag cur iomarca béime ar ghnéithe an tuarascála atá ...More Button

Amendment put.
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

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