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Gallagher, Pat the Cope, Gallagher, Pat the Cope

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Financial Resolution No. 1: Tobacco Products Tax

I draw Members' attention to the fact that we have just agreed there will be 30 minutes for each resolution. A number of Members would like to contribute but the House has decided that I have to p...More Button

Financial Resolution No. 1: Tobacco Products Tax (Continued)

I thank Deputies for their co-operation. The Minister has several minutes to respond and conclude the debate.More Button

I thank Members for observing the 30-minute slot.More Button

  Question, "That Financial Resolution No. 1 be agreed to", put and declared carried.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 2: Stamp Duties (Continued)

The same guidelines apply. We will have 30 minutes in total. I now call Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice who has tabled two amendments. The amendments may be discussed together.More Button

Five Members are offering, Deputies Danny Healy-Rae, Catherine Murphy, Mattie McGrath, Breathnach and Fitzpatrick. I ask them to take into consideration that the Minister should be given at least ...More Button

I ask the Deputy to conclude.More Button

I call Deputy Breathnach.More Button

I want to give the Minister an opportunity to respond. I call Deputy Breathnach followed by Deputy Fitzpatrick.More Button

I call Deputy Fitzpatrick and ask him to bear in mind that I want to give the Minister at least five minutes.More Button

Under what Standing Order is the Deputy making a point of order?More Button

Wait now.More Button

I must comply with the Order of Business, which is that we complete the debate within 30 minutes.More Button

No, he cannot.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 3: Intangible Assets

While there is a welcome on the Government side for Deputy Enda Kenny, we need to allow the Minister to be heard. Will Deputies Fitzpatrick, Madigan and Enda Kenny please allow the Minister to con...More Button

Deputy Enda Kenny will get an opportunity to speak if he so wishes.

  Allow the Minister to continue without interruption.More Button

IDA Ireland Jobs Data

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of newly created IDA backed jobs in County Donegal between 2012 and 2016; the number of IDA site visits that have occurred in County Donegal between 2016 and 2017 involving new and prosp...More Button

Flood Prevention Measures

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will consider in conjunction with relevant Departments and other agencies introducing a pilot initiative for the clearance and upkeep of water courses, channels, streams and rivers in areas s...More Button

Garda Deployment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans for restoring Garda numbers in the Glencolumbkille and Carrick Garda districts, which currently stand at one when previously four gardaí were stationed in those areas; and if he will make...More Button

Garda Stations

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans to provide a Garda station in Glencolumbkille (details supplied); his further plans to locate a Garda station in another community-owned building within the village of Glencolumbkille; an...More Button

Aquaculture Licence Applications

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the status of aquaculture licence applications made for Cruit Island and Carrickfinn in County Donegal; the timeframe for a final decision to be reached on both applications; and if he will make a ...More Button

National Broadband Plan Data

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the number of houses in County Donegal that have been connected to high-speed broadband by the end of July 2017; the number of households that will be connected by the end of 2018; his plans for co...More Button

Mobile Telephony Services

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the outcome of discussions he has had with the telecommunications regulator and the telecommunications providers regarding the inadequate mobile telephone coverage in County Donegal; his plans to d...More Button

Tourism Promotion

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his strategy and plans for counteracting the decline of UK visitor numbers here; the changes he plans to make to his departmental budget to deal with this evolving situation; his strategy for the B...More Button