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Conway, Ciara

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Funding of Disability Services: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I welcome the opportunity to speak on this motion. No one can deny the level of commitment and dedication the Minister of State has shown to the area of disability.More Button

Not only is she committed to an inclusive approach but the inclusion for the first time of people with disabilities in the decision making process constitutes anti-discriminatory practice. Service...More Button

As the Minister of State mentioned, we need a realistic implementation plan for the national disability strategy. Strategy and policy documents have laid on shelves gathering dust for years. Th...More Button

The HSE's core underlying deficits are disturbing. I sit on the health committee and have seen the black hole in terms of health. It is a difficult situation. I have often spoken at that commi...More Button

This issue is not aligned with disability services alone. It is equally aligned with mental health, primary care and acute hospital services. We cannot continue to throw good money after bad. ...More Button

I will reference my experience in my constituency. The Brothers of Charity are active in Waterford city and county. Other Deputies have mentioned them. The Brothers of Charity realise that the...More Button

Trade Union Movement

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if he has given consideration to establishing a regulatory body for the trade union movement here, such as a Trade Union Ombudsman; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Cycling Facilities

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will provide an update on the Tramore, Waterford cycle route; the work that has been completed to date; the work yet to be completed; the timeline for this work; and if he will make a stateme...More Button