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Murphy, Paul

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí (Atógáil) - Leaders' Questions (Resumed)

On the North Circular Road there is a building with 16 families living in apartments. Many young children are living there, looking forward to Santa coming, but before Christmas all those families...More Button

If these tenants are evicted, they will mostly be evicted into homelessness. The Dublin Renters' Union and Solidarity have been assisting them in preparing to oppose any evictions. The Anti-Evi...More Button

Since the Government took office, rents in cities have increased by more than 30%. Average rent nationally is more than €1,300 a month and when combined with low pay and precarity, one in seven ...More Button

The Taoiseach's Government voted against that Bill. Two years on, with landlords continuing to use grounds of sale and renovation to evict tenants, will the Government vote against an anti-evict...More Button

I asked for an indication from the Taoiseach about a Bill we will debate later. Perhaps we could get that first and when the Government publishes its Bill, we will respond to it. Our Bill propose...More Button

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí (Atógáil) - Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (Continued)

The Taoiseach will allow families such as those on North Circular Road to continue to face homelessness and he will turn a blind eye to it while the profits of landlords shoot through the roof.More Button

A minute ago, the Taoiseach said he had not read it yet.More Button

That person can but has to compensate.More Button

Anti-Evictions Bill 2018: Second Stage [Private Members] (Continued)

Are they not all the same now? They are all the same for another year.More Button

Excellent.More Button

Fianna Fáil could have-----More Button

Build some houses then.More Button

We would have built them.More Button

The Minister of State can see what is happening with the yellow vest protest in France, a revolt from below of the oppressed against the president of the rich, Macron, forcing him back and forcing ...More Button

Foreign Conflicts

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he has received representations from the Irish ambassador in Madrid regarding the recent decision by a number of Catalan pro-independence prisoners on pre-trial detention to go on hunger strike ...More Button