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Doherty, Pearse

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Order of Business (Continued)

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Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (Continued)

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Special Educational Needs Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide assurances that the allocation of an additional 500 resource teachers to meet the increase in the percentage of children with special needs who are attending school from Septembe...More Button

Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

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Equal Status (Amendment) Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

Tá mé iontach sásta seasamh anseo anocht chun tacaíocht a thabhairt don Bhille um Stádas Comhionann (Leasú), 2013. Tá moladh mór tuillte ag an Teachta Mac Lochlainn, a tháinig chun tosaigh leis an...More Button

I am delighted to support this legislation. This legislation is not revolutionary or unrealistic. It is a simple step forward in the way a normal democratic society should deal with its affairs...More Button

The question we have before us in this legislation and the question Deputies must ask themselves when a vote is called later on tonight is whether they fear equality and fairness and whether they...More Button

We heard Deputy Ciarán Lynch tell us that equality is a subjective concept. This is very similar to the cries made by the former leader of the Progressive Democrats, Michael McDowell, which said...More Button

Why fear equality? The answer can probably be seen in the type of measures this Government has introduced over the past two years. Equality is not a concept. Equality is something that is root...More Button

We know there is no easy way out of this crisis. We know the mess Fianna Fáil, its banker friends and corrupt developers left this State in but there is a fair way to get out of it. This Bill w...More Button

Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

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Third Level Funding

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will respond to objections raised by staff of Dublin Institute of Technology regarding the provision of Shell funding towards the new visual arts degree in Erris, County Mayo, which is being ...More Button

Tax Code

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question No. 82 of 26 June, if he will outline the effective tax rate effect for income earners whose tax credits were phased out with a reduction of half the credits betwe...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question No. 82 of 26 June 2013, if he will set out the additional average tax paid by employees in the categories mentioned if the employees were also subject to a new thi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the revenue that would be raised if personal and not employee tax credits for high income earners were phased out with a reduction of half the credits between €100,000 and €150,000, three quarters ...More Button

Central Bank of Ireland Investigations

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to his Parliamentary Question No. 85 of 26 June 2013, if he will set out the average additional tax take paid by taxpayers earning over €100,000 if tax credits were abolished; the average a...More Button

Public Procurement Regulations

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if his attention has been drawn to the current state of national monuments DG025-029001, DG025-029003, DG025-029006, DG025-029004, DG025-029005,  DG025-029002, and their grounds and access roads at...More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: when a patient who is under the care of a consultant (details supplied) in County Donegal since November 2012 was informed that their surgery will not be carried out; the reason this is the case, a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: when a patient (details supplied) in County Donegal whose case has been regarded as a priority may expect to be called for elective hip surgery in view of the fact that the patient is in severe pai...More Button