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O'Donovan, Patrick

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Confidence in Taoiseach and Government: Motion (Continued)

I express my confidence in the Taoiseach and Government. I welcome Deputy Colreavy back to the House. He was clearly not fit to be in the chorus given his party's new found interest in music. We...More Button

In the case of a teacher who is married to a small farmer in west Limerick who owns a few heifers, it also has a wealth tax in store. This tax may generate €40,000 or €50,000 from bad or marginal ...More Button

I challenge you to tell farmers in Carrick-on-Shannon, Mohill, Sligo and other parts of the west that your party plans to tax their land and the worse the land, the more you will tax it. Your spok...More Button

Sinn Féin's spokesperson on agriculture told the House that unworked farm assets will be taxed when Sinn Féin gets into government. An unworked farm asset in my part of the world is bad land. Dep...More Button

When Deputy Colreavy travels around the country with Deputy Mattie McGrath, with whom his party hopes to form a Government in the near future, he must not forget to tell people that his party's sol...More Button

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Order of Business (Continued)

Do you not realise, a Cheann Comhairle, it is a county council meeting?More Button

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

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Legal Services Regulation

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the position regarding the establishment of an office of a legal services ombudsman, as per the Legal Services Ombudsman Act 2009; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the position regarding dermatological treatment in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Wexford; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Special Educational Needs Staffing

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of special needs assistants and resource teachers who are employed nationally in our schools by her Department; of these the number who have been employed through JobBridge or any other ...More Button