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Healy, Seamus

Wednesday, 27 March 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 551 Nbr. 3


Private Members' Business. - Public Services: Motion (Resumed).

I thank the Fine Gael Deputies for sharing their time.More Button

It is obviously true that we have had prosperity in the last few years but we have had prosperity without fairness. There are huge gaps between rich and poor and they are growing. There are also hu...More Button

We have looked without success for decentralisation of Departments to south Tipperary, as Tipperary is the only county in Munster not to have such an office. Although it has been promised on four o...More Button

County Tipperary was one of the first counties to feel the effects of the swingeing cuts in the health service during Charles Haughey's time in Government between 1987 and 1989. We remember Fianna ...More Button

I consider it illegal that elderly people who have given years of service to the State should be forced to pay for nursing home services to which they are entitled free of charge under health regu...More Button

New schools or extensions to existing schools are needed in many towns in my constituency, as children are being taught in old, leaking and decrepit buildings. I have asked the Minister for Justice...More Button

Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefits.

Asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs: if children, whose parent or guardian is in receipt of a carer's allowance for them, are entitled to free travel; and if it is the case that they are not now so entitled unless they are in receipt ...More Button

Written Answers. - Security of the Elderly.

Asked the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs: the consideration he has given to have a scheme for the provision of personal security alarms for the elderly funded, implemented and operated by his Department in view of the long delays and uncer...More Button

Written Answers. - Schools Building Projects.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: when he intends to approve the commencement of construction for the new school at Annacarty, County Tipperary.More Button

Written Answers. - Ministerial Appointments.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: when he intends to appoint an employee of the Tipperary institute to the governing body of the institute as provided for in the Articles of Association of Tipperary Rural and Business Development I...More Button