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Kehoe, Paul

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Business of Dáil

It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, that the Dáil shall sit later than 9 p.m. tonight; the sitting shall now suspend until 2.30 p.m. and the business to be transacted then ...More Button

Business of Dáil (Continued)

Should I read it again? A version has already been circulated via e-mail.More Button

At 12.37 p.m.More Button

A Cheann Comhairle,-----More Button

Can I be helpful here?More Button

This was circulated at 12.37 p.m. to every Member of the House.More Button

I will read it slowly this time for some people.More Button

It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, that the Dáil shall sit later than 9 p.m. tonight; the sitting shall now suspend until 2.30 p.m. and the business to be transacted the...More Button

I will begin by replying to the last speaker's comments. Deputy Martin should roll back his memory to 2010, when there was a motion of confidence in the former Taoiseach, former Deputy Brian Cowen...More Button

Deputy Adams is quite correct in that he put down a motion of no confidence in the Taoiseach and the Government but we have put forward a motion of confidence. We are giving three hours-----More Button

-----and that is similar to what the party would have had for Private Members' business.More Button

Deputy Joe Higgins agreed with the business at first but when Deputy Adams disagreed with it, he had to stand up in order to disagree with it. I do not who is following who on the left. We are st...More Button

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Confidence in Taoiseach and Government: Motion (Continued)

Hear, hear.More Button

This is a motion about leadership. Ireland in the early weeks of 2011 was a country devoid of hope. Some commentators question whether the experiment of an Irish State had failed. The people gav...More Button

As a Government, we have not gotten everything right. Mistakes have been made. Our successes, however, have far outweighed our mistakes. The country is in a better place than it was just three...More Button

The Opposition wants to vote no confidence in the Government and bring about a general election. It is unfortunate that Deputy Adams who tabled this motion is not in the Chamber now.More Button

Has his party confidence in him? Is it forced to have confidence in him out of fear, instead?More Button

The Opposition parties ask us to trust them. I would not trust any of them to run this great country. What does the Opposition offer in the way of leadership? Contrast the leadership provided ...More Button

Sinn Féin under the leadership of Gerry Adams offers nothing. A man who has failed repeatedly to answer the questions raised by Maíria Cahill and the leader of a party with an economic policy th...More Button

This Government and this Taoiseach will fulfil its mandate and serve the people of this country until the spring of 2016. When people go to the polls in 2016, it will be in a country with a thri...More Button

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Water Services Bill 2014: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Today.More Button

Membership of Committee: Motion

I move:More Button

Unemployment Data

The exact information requested by the Deputy is not available. The Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) is the official source of estimates of unemployment in the State. Estimates of unemp...More Button