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Wednesday, 16 December 2020

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Impact of Covid-19 Restrictions: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

This Christmas will be like no other. People are finally looking forward to going out socialising with family and friends. The long-awaited controlled environments that the Government has announc...More Button

We have to think of the publicans who have been closed for almost a year. I know many publicans in my community who are devastated, as are their families, by what has happened to them. The unfa...More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

Today I received correspondence from the HSE which indicates that on 18 September and again on 16 October the executive wrote to SouthDoc and instructed it to reopen its facility in Blackpool in Co...More Button

Planning and Development Bill 2020 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Continued)

I will be contributing at length during the later Stages of this Bill but I wanted to take this opportunity to emphasise the importance of proper public consultation. In Cork, serious concerns are...More Button

Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2020 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

I will be brief in speaking to this Bill and the priorities of this Government, in particular the priorities of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael and, unbelievably, the Green Party. Today, the workers of ...More Button

Earlier today, the Taoiseach said that we did not bail out the banks. I do not know where he got that from. Maybe I have been on a different planet for years. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael bailed ...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Health: the stage in the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out at which those in active addiction will be vaccinated given previous assertions that these groups and those in recovery are at high risk of Covid-19.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to a situation in which persons who are required to access preoperative Covid-19 testing are forced to travel to the hospital or a sister hospital and cannot avail o...More Button