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Cowen, Barry

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Leaders' Questions

Would an answer be out of the question?More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

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The Government destroyed that last week.More Button

Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (Continued)

I will seek to do so but I am prompted to speak having listened to the Minister's response relating to the proposed amendments. In his response, he made general remarks about this Bill and the pot...More Button

The Minister said we were directed in our utterances and contributions by the recent news cycle. His obvious reference was to the Anglo Irish Bank tapes. This is disingenuous of him.More Button

The sentiment of all Members of the House is that the Office of the Taoiseach is one of privilege and great honour is bestowed on the holder by the House and, by association, by the people democrat...More Button

I understand this, but I prefaced my remarks by referring to the generalisations the Minister made in his response to the specific amendments proposed by Deputy Fleming.More Button

It is only right and proper that we be allowed to respond in this regard. I respect the role of the Acting Chairman.More Button

Does the Minister agree with what the Taoiseach stated? If so, does he have any evidence of this being the case? If such evidence exists, which I am sure it does not, is it not the duty of the ...More Button

Was there another ballot?More Button

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Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

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Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

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Institutes of Technology Issues

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide details of the proposed reorganisation of third level education; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button