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Griffin, Brendan

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


EU Directives

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will revisit the issue of restrictions on slurry spreading times, taking account of the implementation method in other jurisdictions, with a view to easing the difficulties that the current c...More Button

Gas Exploration Licences

I appreciate the opportunity to speak on this matter. I call on the Government to consider establishing a State body to co-ordinate and develop the oil industry. I am anxious to see a proactive S...More Button

Gas Exploration Licences (Continued)

Recent significant oil-related developments off the Cork and Kerry coasts signal major potential and Members must ensure the most is made of it. Significant opportunities now present themselves ...More Button

Historically, State bodies such as Bord Iascaigh Mhara and Bord na Móna have delivered major benefits for the State by making the most of the natural resources available to their respective secto...More Button

I had almost finished and was saying the agency would advise the Government on policy areas.More Button

One does not need to wait for oil to start flowing for the money to start flowing as in itself, exploration is a major industry that offers a massive spin-off to local communities. For example, ai...More Button

Disability Allowance Appeals

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: when a decision will issue on an appeal for disability allowance in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when payment for derogation 2012 will issue in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when a 2012 agri environment option scheme payment will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Appeals

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the estimated time the DAS Appeals Committee will take considering individual appeals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Audiology Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if additional audiology services detailed in response to Health Forum motion (details supplied) have been implemented in County Kerry More Button

Medical Aids and Appliances Applications

Asked the Minister for Health: when a hearing aid will be provided in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Medical Cards

Asked the Minister for Health: if a medical card will be reinstated in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button