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Durkan, Bernard J.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (Continued)

The courts (establishment and constitution) (amendment) Bill is promised legislation. The Bill proposes to increase the number of Appeal Court judges from nine to 15. It is scheduled for pre-legi...More Button

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 29A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Peadar Tóibín — to discuss...More Button

The matters raised by Deputies Tóibín, Fitzmaurice, Ó Snodaigh and Aindrias Moynihan have been selected for discussion.More Button

Victim Support Services

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the degree to which he has examined the situation experienced by families suffering in the aftermath of familicide with particular reference to the need to ensure that an early warning system can b...More Button

Organised Crime

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which he remains satisfied with the adequacy of resources available to An Garda Síochána to assist in the fight against organised crime; the extent to which adequate intelligence rema...More Button

Residency Permits

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the residency status of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Immigration Status

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the current or potential residency status of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Youth Diversion Projects

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which he can intervene to ensure that children at risk are protected from being forced into crime or prostitution; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Crime Prevention

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which sufficient provision continues to be made to intercept and prevent suspected mail bombing attempts; if he is satisfied with security procedure in this regard; and if he will mak...More Button

Criminal Assets Bureau

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which the Criminal Assets Bureau continues to pursue organised crime activity; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Strength

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which Garda numbers have increased; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Station Refurbishment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which the upgrading of Garda stations nationally is scheduled for 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Prisoner Data

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of persons serving long-term prison sentences for murder; the number scheduled for review or release; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of prisoners in various prisons nationally; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of persons deemed to have absconded and who still remain free over the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Equipment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the degree to which the most modern technology is available to An Garda Síochána in the fight against crime; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Gangland Crime

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the extent to which he remains satisfied that adequate resources are made available to An Garda Síochána to enable it to combat gangland wars; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Crime Data

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of persons who have reoffended while on bail in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Promotions

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of promotional positions vacant and remaining to be filled; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Regional Development Initiatives

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the extent to which her Department continues to promote rural areas for investment through technology; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the extent to which she continues to encourage local and foreign investment in the regions through innovation; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: if the full potential of innovation and technology is fully available throughout the country; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Job Creation Data

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the full extent of job creation throughout the regions in the past year; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Job Creation

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the extent to which enterprise and innovation continues to feature as a basis for job creation throughout all parts of the country; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Records

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if all issues related to identity have been resolved in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button