Carroll, James

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

Ar dtús, ba mhaith liom fáilte a thabhairt don Aire Stáit. I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy White. It is a pity the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Go...More Button

This is a very contentious issue. I represent a constituency which is both urban and rural in character, that is, Louth-Meath East. Contrary to the perception held in parts of rural Ireland, this...More Button

I also listened intently to the contributions made in the Dáil last week. Many speakers from north Dublin and County Meath constituencies spoke very passionately on the issue. I ask the Mi...More Button

This legislation deals with a specific hunt in one part of the country. It is true the Minister will not be popular in rural Ireland for introducing legislation which is feared. Fear is a dangero...More Button

I spoke this morning on my local radio station, LMFM, about the stance adopted by many other groups. The Labour Party’s U-turn, a complete 180 degree turn on the issue, is truly extraordinar...More Button

I refer to the statements made by Deputies Broughan, Costello, McManus, Higgins, Jan O’Sullivan, Rabbitte, Quinn and Stagg opposing stag hunting. When Deputy Stagg was last in government, he...More Button

I accept that it is in the nature of coalition Governments that sacrifices have to be made. Fianna Fáil is making this sacrifice for the Green Party, but I know the Green Party has also mad...More Button

This legislation is a line in the sand that hunting, fishing and gun clubs will not be attacked by the Government. The Government focus is on the great issues of the day. In the budget in Decembe...More Button

Dealing with that will be a major issue that will lead to many contentious matters. Deputy Mattie McGrath voted against this Bill but we were presented with the toughest budget in history last Dec...More Button

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