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Calleary, Dara

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Shannon Airport: Motion (Continued)

I thank Deputy Collins for sharing time with me. I have serious concerns about this proposal on the basis of its affect on the future of Ireland West Airport at Knock. It appears once again that ...More Button

Some 700,000 passengers travelled through Ireland West Airport Knock this year. The 110 people employed there support 900 jobs in the region. This is the type of progress being made at an airpo...More Button

The business plan for Shannon Airport has not yet been published. However, we are told that one of the targets in that plan, in terms of growing passenger numbers, is for it to recover lost pass...More Button

The people of Mayo are not against the development of Shannon Airport. What they want is recognition of Knock Airport as an international airport and an intrinsic part of our aviation policy. I...More Button

The Minister, Deputy Varadkar, stated earlier this year that unless Government policy changed Knock Airport would outgrow Shannon Airport. Government policy has changed. Shannon Airport has the...More Button

Deputy Collins referred to the empty Dell facility.More Button

The Government has not done a great deal with it since taking office.More Button

The reality is-----More Button

-----that this Government is proceeding with a plan with no specifics, no targets and nothing against which progress can be measured. It is all confidential yet we are being asked to vote for it t...More Button

At whose expense?More Button

We have two of them.More Button

That is the wrong figure.More Button

The Minister of State should check the PSO.More Button

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Court Accommodation Provision

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans for the closures of court buildings across the country; the total number of buildings closed by location since March 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Teacher Training Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will clarify that the future of the Bachelor of Education in Home Economics provided at a college (details supplied) in County Sligo is secure and that no decision will be made to relocate th...More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Appeals

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the position regarding a derogation appeal in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when the outcome of an appeal on disadvantaged area scheme refusal will issue in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if the appeal will prove successful.More Button

Tax Code

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the tax implications, if any that exist in circumstances (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Registration of Title

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the position regarding an application for registration as owners on site transferred subject of a Land Commission re-arrangement (details supplied).More Button