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Ó Snodaigh, Aengus

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Government-Church Dialogue

The Taoiseach mentioned that he has not met the main leaders of the churches in an organised fashion in the last year.More Button

Government-Church Dialogue (Continued)

In particular, does the Taoiseach intend to meet the leaders in Ireland of the Catholic Church and the Protestant churches? At such a meeting, will he raise the issue of the mother and baby homes,...More Button

On a question that was raised earlier, will he ask about recompense and the failure to transfer assets to the State as promised? Given the fact there are many assets which are growing in value a...More Button

The Taoiseach met Pope Francis briefly last week. I do not know whether he had enough time to mention the recent revelations or whether he suggested to Pope Francis that, when he arrives in Irel...More Button

If I owed the State money and then made a deal with the State and welched on it, the sheriff, the Criminal Assets Bureau or An Garda Síochána would be knocking on my door looking for payment. At t...More Button

Constitutional Convention Recommendations (Continued)

We know that the last Government failed to implement many of the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention, of which I was a member. In fact, during a one-hour debate in this Chamber, four ...More Button

When does the Taoiseach intend to produce the wording for the referendum on blasphemy and for the referendum on the removal of the provision relating to the position of women in the home in the C...More Button

Since the current Government was formed, has the Taoiseach given consideration to looking again at some of the issues the last convention proposed that future conventions should consider? I real...More Button

Could I ask a brief supplementary question?More Button

We are not going to get through the next group in any event.More Button

We are not going to get through them.More Button

There are six different topics.More Button

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Given the range of questions here, grouping them together is ridiculous. I will concentrate, in the short time available, on the collapse of talks yesterday in Northern Ireland. The Taoiseach is ...More Button

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements (Continued)

It was.More Button

White Paper on Defence

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the 88 actions to be progressed in the Government’s White Paper on Defence.More Button

Naval Service Vessels

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: if Naval Service vessels are equipped to detect submerged submarines; and if they have the means to force submarines to surface when necessary.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: when the LE Aisling was retired from service and the reason it took a year to put it up for sale. More Button