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Durkan, Bernard J.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Order of Business

What is the current position of the control of alcohol Bill, particularly with regard to the ongoing debate on abuse of alcohol and the need to in some way address that issue? At what stage is the...More Button

Budget Statement 2013 (Continued)

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Arts Funding

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: his views of the propensity for Arts groups to attract voluntary financial support throughout the community sector; if he will ensure that adequate core funding remains in place to facilitate this ...More Button

Garda Deployment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the total number of Gardaí deployed to each Garda division and sub-division on an annual basis over the past ten years to date; the areas in which the greatest degree of fluctuation in numbers has ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the total number of Gardaí currently being deployed to deal with serious crime with particular reference to organised criminal gang activity; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Retirements

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the total number of Gardaí who have retired or resigned in each of the past five years and to date in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Resources

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: arising from the new rosters, the number of shifts to cover a 24 hour period; the duration of each shift; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Recidivism Rate

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which recidivism is being studied or monitored with a view to identification of a means to address the issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Prison Accommodation Provision

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the steps in hand to address the issue of the shortage of prison accommodation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Strength

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of gardaí by gender at all ranks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Garda Stations Closures

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if arising from the closure of Garda stations at various locations throughout the country, his attention has been drawn to the difficulty for gardaí to respond to requests for assistance in the mor...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he is satisfied that no Garda stations in County Kildare will close in view of the threat of organised crime arising from close proximity to the capital city; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button

Witness Intimidation

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the measures he will take to address the ongoing issue of witness or jury intimidation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission Issues

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of instances in which viable explosive devices have been found in each of the past five years to date; if the number of instances represent a particular threat; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Prisoner Transfers

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the total number of prisoners serving sentences for serious crimes that have been transferred to lower level security prisons or have received compassionate day or longer period of release, supervi...More Button

Crime Levels

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which he continues to monitor the number of incidents wherein further serious crimes continue to be committed by prisoners while on bail and in some cases while on bail for a second o...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the steps normally taken to prevent a person on bail for a serious offence from absconding from this jurisdiction; if such procedure is followed on all occasions; and if he will make a statement on...More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the increased incidence of narcolepsy in children and adolescents in Ireland as a result of a side-effect of the Pandemrix vaccine; if he will outline his future ...More Button