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Dunne, Seán

Thursday, 15 December 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 226 Nbr. 5

Debate on Adjournment (Christmas Recess).

That would be a bit of an illusion.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Widows of ESB Pensioners.

asked the Minister for Transport and Power if he is aware of the needy plight of many widows of ESB manual workers; and if he will take steps to provide financial aid for the widows of ESB pensione...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - CIE Staff Pensions.

asked the Minister for Transport and Power if he will amend the regulations governing staff pensions in CIE so as to admit workers who did not apply for inclusion within the specified 12 month peri...More Button

Does the Parliamentary Secretary not agree that it would be somewhat difficult for an aggrieved party to start that process? Would he not bring the situation to the notice of the Board, with the o...More Button

The normal way being through their trade union, I assume?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - CIE Locomotives.

It should be brought before the Censorship Board.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - British Railways Dock Depot.

asked the Minister for Transport and Power whether the B & I Steam Packet Company propose to take over the British Railways Dock Depot at Dún Laoghaire; and, if so, what will be the employme...More Button

Can the Parliamentary Secretary say if it is proposed that the B & I Steam Packet Company are to take over some of the activities at present undertaken by British Railways and which have a big empl...More Button

The reason I ask is that there have been rumours to that effect, to the effect that there was to be a take-over and a consequent loss of employment.More Button

This is Dublin; it is not South Kerry or Waterford where people can be gulled. This is Dublin where you will get a different answer from the one you got last week. I would like a definite assuran...More Button

Not alone do you believe in rumours but you create them when it suits you. I want the workers to be assured that there is no danger to their employment.More Button

Are you giving me the assurance or are you not? Try to be straight.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Monaghan Road Workers.

Why did the Parliamentary Secretary not make sure of his facts before he came into the House?More Button

I was not in South Kerry. Things might have worked out differently if I had been there. We would have done better and the Parliamentary Secretary would have done worse. It was my not being there...More Button

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Debate on Adjournment (Christmas Recess) (Resumed).

In what year?More Button

Indeed, it was.More Button

In the Glasshouse.More Button

Tell us about the Standstill.More Button

That is a bit hairy.More Button

The Minister is missing several ports.More Button

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It is against Standing Orders to smile or laugh. I was put out for doing that.More Button

I missed that.More Button

Order.More Button

What did he say?More Button

He made some exceptions.More Button

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There is something in what you say.More Button

No doubt, you are an all-round man.More Button

The other fellows were slaves.More Button

They travelled over half the country.More Button

Now the Taoiseach is advising us: you are all very concerned about us.More Button

You would not hate it as much as Deputy Dunne.More Button