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Leas-Chathaoirleach,

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Care Services: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

I am glad I was not heckling.More Button

This Private Members' motion is extraordinary, to say the least. It does not address in any way the core problem the nation has of how to rectify our economic situation while recognising that th...More Button

The same applies here. We no longer have our economic sovereignty.More Button

I am glad that, for once, the Deputy recognises that we must go to the troika, the EU and the IMF. That is the reality.

  The Fianna Fáil Party cut €16.50 from core social welfa...More Button

He was a cheerleader for them. The Government protected core social welfare payments and ensured income tax rates remain the same. Yesterday's economic figures indicate that light is emerging in ...More Button

For the first time, the Government has published the national carers' strategy, which recognises the valuable contribution of carers. We must acknowledge, pay tribute to and thank carers. This ...More Button

Repairing and rebuilding our economy requires a sacrifice from all of us. We should show leadership from the top to the bottom. It is happening in our society. Some 40% of our budget is spent ...More Button