Norris, David P.B.

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 207 No. 4
Unrevised

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Order of Business

Hear, hear.More Button

Hear, hear.More Button

On a point of order, the Leader has referred repeatedly to the actions of a Member——More Button

It is a point of order and perfectly legitimate. I ask the Cathaoirleach to rebuke the Leader.More Button

The Cathaoirleach usually does so. This is extremely important. It is a matter of the Standing Orders of this House which the Cathaoirleach should implement.More Button

It is about more than that.More Button

We would still have no hope.More Button

Yesterday I sent my best wishes to Senator Ross and it would be very discourteous of me not to send my very best wishes to Senator Bacik, a colleague on the university panel, and to Senator Alex White...More Button

I would wish the Senator well but I do not believe he has declared for the election.More Button

Then I send my beneficence to all the Senators.More Button

Does the Leader agree that we are very honoured that the Irish chief of the human rights agency in Gaza, UNRWA, Mr. John Ging, has taken up a very important post with the United Nations in the US? Th...More Button

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Export-led Growth: Motion

I feel like the man who came to scoff but stayed to praise because I came to vote and have stayed to speak. I understood there was to be a vote, as usual, at 7 p.m. but it is a tribute to the rather ...More Button

I am speaking to the principle of the motion. I am talking about this precise debate and the way it is handled. I could not be more central if I tried, as I am sure the Acting Chairman will see beca...More Button

I will end on this point. We need to invest. I know these are difficult times and everybody is in the queue such as hospitals and schools. I spoke at the Institute of European Affairs. A wonderful...More Button

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Foreign Conflicts

I thank my colleague, Senator Jim Walsh, for so generously making this time available. I asked if he would allow me to participate in the debate because he has picked an extremely significant issue w...More Button

I raised the matter at the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs yesterday.More Button


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