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Order of Business Thursday 26th June

Posted on June 27, 2014

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Senator Ivana Bacik as House Leader, Order of Business Thursday 26th June.
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Senator Bacik asks for Debate on Community Courts

Posted on February 05, 2014

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Order of Business

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Senator Bacik calls for debate on climate change, and welcomes Minister Shatter's comments regarding children of same-sex couples

Posted on January 22, 2014

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Order of Business

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Senator Bacik calls for debate on how best to pass legislation to protect scarce resources and ensure conservation.

Posted on April 18, 2012

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Order of Business

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Senator Ivana Bacik: I welcome the decision made at yesterday's Cabinet meeting on water and on the establishment of Irish Water, an independent State-owned subsidiary within the Bord Gáis Éireann group. It is clear. It is a big initiative and an important one. It will be the biggest State company formed in a long time.

(Interruptions)

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Wind Turbines Bill 2012: Second Stage

Posted on February 22, 2012

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Wind Turbines Bill 2012: Second Stage

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

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Senator Bacik calls for debates on Waste Management, and on Blasphemy Law

Posted on February 01, 2012

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Order of Business

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

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Senator Bacik speaks on Need for Continued Funding for Mental Health Services, Zombie Banks, Climate Change Bill, and the Release of Aung Sang Suu Kyi

Posted on November 17, 2010

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Senator Ivana Bacik: Like other colleagues, I will begin by expressing my condolences to the families and communities in counties Limerick and Cork for the terrible tragedies that have happened there. I echo the words of other Members who have spoken of the need to ensure the maintenance of funding for mental health services. This is without making any specific connection but all Members are conscious that this is an important priority.

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Senator Bacik calls for Debate on Climate Change Legislation

Posted on June 04, 2010

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Senator Ivana Bacik: I, on behalf of the Labour Party, join other Members in welcoming the Paisleys to the House. It is historic to see them in the Distinguished Visitors Gallery.

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Senator Bacik asks for a debate on Stag Hunting, and on the Impact of the Recent Cut-Backs

Posted on December 16, 2009

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Senator Ivana Bacik: I support the Green Party's call for a ban on stag hunting, which is a barbaric practice. I am glad to see Green Party members standing firm on this. Senator Prendergast commented that they might wish to rename themselves “the stag party”, although that is probably not worthy of following up.

An Cathaoirleach: Could we have questions to the Leader on today's Order of Business?

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Senator Bacik reiterates the need for a debate on Prison Policy

Posted on June 25, 2009

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Senator Ivana Bacik: I support other colleagues, Senators Healy Eames, Hannigan and Ormonde, who called for a debate on prison policy, which I called for yesterday. It is especially urgent that we debate it given the announcement yesterday by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform that plans for the prison at Thornton Hall will go ahead and that the new prison will be up and running in five years. Given the level of uncertainty about the proposed development at Thornton Hall, the announcement must be taken with a large pinch of salt.

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