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Leas-Chathaoirleach,

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Shannon Airport: Motion (Continued)

I wish to share time with Deputy Michelle Mulherin.More Button

I welcome the debate, to which I wish to bring a different perspective by referring to Cork Airport which has not been mentioned by other Deputies. In the year to date 2.25 million passengers ha...More Button

Deputies have spoken about the importance of aviation services. Cork has lost its ferry link with Britain. The Gathering is expected to drive local economies next year. The issue of transatlan...More Button

When the Booz & Company report was commissioned, I held a special one day clinic to discuss the airport. I also made a submission to the consultants who were commissioned to prepare the report. E...More Button

Deputy Dooley is singing an old hymn. It is important to listen to the people.More Button

If he consulted them he would realise that his party did not get it right.More Button

I know the facts about Cork Airport better than he does. I will debate the topic with him anytime.More Button

For Cork Airport to reach its potential, it needs to have space within the DAA umbrella. The plans set out by the Government will help that to become a reality but bold and difficult decisions wil...More Button

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Leaders' Questions (Continued)

Hear, hear.More Button

Inter-Country Adoptions

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the average length of time for approval of persons seeking an intercountry adoption; the measures which have been taken to reduce this period and any other planned reforms to facilitate a faster pr...More Button