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Healy, Seamus

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Shannon Airport: Motion (Continued)

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Social Welfare Bill 2012: Second Stage (Continued)

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It is absolutely shameful that the commitments and promises Labour made during the election campaign are being broken at will.More Button

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The proposal in respect of the respite care grant is cruel, mean, penny-pinching and counterproductive and should be reversed immediately. Carers do major work and they save the State some €4 bi...More Button