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Carty, Michael

Thursday, 15 December 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 226 Nbr. 5


Late Sitting.

I move:More Button

(i) That the Dáil sit later than 5.30 p.m. today and that the hour at which business is to be interrupted be 12 midnight;More Button

(ii) That the proceedings on the motion for the Adjournment of the Dáil if not previously brought to a conclusion shall be brought to a conclusion at 12 midnight by putting from the Chair f...More Button

(iii) That members as indicated hereunder shall be called on by the Chair to speak in the debate on the motion not later than the time specified:—More Button

(a) 9.30 p.m., a member nominated by the Labour Party,More Button

(b) 10.15 p.m., a member nominated by Fine Gael, andMore Button

(c) 11 p.m., the Taoiseach.More Button

Appropriation Accounts, 1965-66.

I move:More Button

That the Appropriation Accounts with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for the year ended 31st March, 1966, be referred for examination and report to the Committee of Public Accoun...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Planning Permission Appeals.

Section 18 of the Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963 provides that if an appeal fails, but not otherwise, the Minister for Local Government may direct the appellant to pay compen...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Heated Swimming Pools.

Generous State assistance which takes the form of a contribution from my Department towards the repayment of loan charges on moneys borrowed for the provision of pools is available to sanitary auth...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Kildare Cemetery.

Proposals for the provision of an extension to Kilshanchoe cemetery, Carbury, County Kildare, have not yet been submitted to my Department.More Button

It has been ascertained from Kildare County Council that the site has been purchased, plans are being prepared and the local authority should be in a position shortly to submit a proposal. It is i...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Housing Grant.

An application for a new house grant was received from this applicant on 12th August, 1965. A grant has not so far been allocated in this case because the plans indicated that a fully serviced ho...More Button

He was told it in October, 1965. His application was made on 12th August, 1965.More Button

It was made on 12th August, 1965.More Button

Twelve months, over 12 months.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Monaghan Road Workers.

I am not so aware. The Road Fund grants to Monaghan County Council for the current financial year have been fully allocated and there are no funds at my disposal from which supplementary grants cou...More Button

Nonsense.More Button

Nonsense. I will give the Deputy the figures.More Button

The use of the word “widespread” is entirely uncalled for.More Button

The Deputy has asked a great many supplementary questions. First of all, I will deal with the allegation of widespread unemployment. As compared with April last year, there were this year 35 fewer ...More Button

This information was provided by phone from Monaghan County Council.More Button

Exactly.More Button

One of the schemes in the area proposed for execution under the arterial drainage scheme was the replacing of a bridge, for which a sum of £10,000 was provided; this has not been proceeded wi...More Button

This proposal was approved by the Department on 2nd December, 1966, a fortnight ago.More Button

It was approved on 2nd December and I presume notice was sent after that.More Button

The Deputy presumed there was widespread unemployment in Monaghan when in actual fact there is none.More Button

Why did the Deputy not make sure of his facts when he went down to South Kerry?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Taxation Relief for Disabled Motor Drivers.

It is not proposed to introduce such legislation. I would point out that there is already in existence a concession rate of 5/- a year for vehicles not exceeding six cwt. in weight unladen, adapte...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Duty Period of Nursing Personnel.

My direct responsibilities in this matter relate to health authority hospitals.More Button

The Deputy will appreciate that because of her extremely important role in the day-to-day operation of the hospital a matron will find it extremely difficult to adhere to clearly defined hours of d...More Button

The burden has been relieved in so far as possible by the creation of the post of assistant matron and by the creation of special responsible posts for other senior nurses. We have had no complain...More Button