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Conway, Ciara

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Shannon Airport: Motion (Continued)

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Sexual Offences

A damning and disturbing report published yesterday by Rape Crisis Network Ireland, RCNI, raises the issue of the role of alcohol misuse in acts of sexual violence. We are all aware that there is ...More Button

RCNI provides an excellent service to people who are subjected to one of the most serious crimes in our society. Its latest report issues a stark warning that our refusal to tackle binge drinkin...More Button

Last week's budget included a raft of measures in regard to alcohol, including a timely and appropriate increase in VAT. I am disappointed, however, that we have not seen action on proposals for...More Button

The role played by the misuse of alcohol in sexual violence must be addressed if we are to meet our human rights obligations. That is the kernel of the issue. The executive director of RCNI, Ms...More Button

Sexual Offences (Continued)

I welcome the reply of the Minister of State and his commitment to legislate for minimum pricing of alcohol. I have some final points. Where alcohol consumption was known, almost 90% of defendant...More Button

We are paying a very high price with people's lives in regard to our inaction on alcohol. In my view, some of the utterances about loss of revenue to sporting organisations because of advertisi...More Button

Office of Public Works Properties

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the position regarding the twelve remaining horticultural staff in permanent employment maintaining the gardens at Mount Congreve Estate, County Waterford; if the Office of Public Works has plans t...More Button