Glynn, Camillus

Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 203 Nbr. 12


Order of Business

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Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2010: Second Stage

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Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages

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Employers’ Job Incentive Scheme: Motion

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Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Second Stage

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The Wildlife (Amendment) Bill has generated quite an amount of debate over the past several months. Initially, there was some fear about the legislation, which I understand as a countryman living ...More Button

I received much correspondence from many sources, such as the RISE organisation and the reasonable people involved in rural pursuits, outlining their concerns about the legislation. I accept, howe...More Button

The Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010 was published on 20 April. The ban on stag hunting with hounds has been introduced as an amendment to the existing Wildlife Act. The Government has decided this...More Button

The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government has made it clear that this legislation will not have any implications for other country pursuits such as fox-hunting, hare coursing,...More Button

The Bill provides for the repeal for section 26(1) of the Wildlife Act 1976 which enables the Minister to grant a licence to the master of a pack of stag hounds to hunt deer.More Button

Section 3 provides for a new provision making it an offence to hunt deer using more than two dogs. This provision includes the hunting of deer by any holder of an appropriate hunting licence or pe...More Button

The Minister referred to several incidents involving public safety and deer hunting. On one occasion, a deer found its way on to the R152 Kilmoon to Duleek Road and was hit by a Mercedes car. It ...More Button

In the past several years urbanisation has increased in east Meath and north County Dublin, areas where stag hunters operate. Opponents of stag hunting argue that hunting domesticated animals is i...More Button

Some of the greatest conservationists are members of gun and angling clubs. Some species of wild bird would be extinct in this and other countries if it had not been for the actions of gun club me...More Button

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I want to see more people living in the countryside because its population is being denuded. I will be supporting the legislation and I am delighted by the assurances given by the Minister.More Button

I wish to put on record that I would appreciate if Ministers took on board the views expressed by Members when they come to the House. While I welcome the tabling of amendments in the other House,...More Button

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