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Ferris, Martin

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Gas Exploration Licences (Continued)

Earlier this year, the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture produced a report, which had the unanimous support and backing of its members, on offshore exp...More Button

I also wish to bring to the Minister of State's attention that Fenit Port, County Kerry, has a history and a great track record of servicing oil rigs off the west and south-western coasts from th...More Button

The Porcupine Basin was explored in 1978, 1979, 1980 and 1981. A number of exploration wells were drilled there and oil was discovered. However, because of the depth of water at which the oil was...More Button

Both of those will probably start next year and work together.More Button

It would be remiss of us as elected representatives not to make the point that the resources which exist should be for the common good and the greater good of our people; they should not just be ...More Button

Local Authority Housing Provision

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will provide an update on his plans to introduce a new statewide uniform scheme of allocations for local authority housing; and the measures that will be put in place to enure it is as transp...More Button