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Healy, Seamus

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Business of Dáil (Continued)

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Confidence in Taoiseach and Government: Motion (Continued)

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Water Services Bill 2014: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

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Palestine: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I compliment Sinn Féin on bringing forward this motion and welcome the Government's acceptance of it. Statehood is the right of the Palestinian people, as is increasingly accepted and supported in...More Button

Water Services Bill 2014: Committee Stage (Continued)

This section deals with a plebiscite on the ownership of Irish Water. The measure is in the Bill due to the serious and understandable concern among the public generally that Irish Water, if it ev...More Button

That is a reasonable and understandable situation for ordinary people because they have seen it happen before, in particular in the case of refuse charges, which were introduced at a very low cos...More Button

The notion of a plebiscite or referendum was initially introduced by Government supporters and the Green Party, in effect, as a diversionary tactic to try to get people’s mind off charges.More Button

We heard it first from Mr. Jack O'Connor of SIPTU; we heard it from the Green Party that was the initiator of the idea of water charges and we heard it from Deputy Joe Costello of the Labour Party....More Button

Schools Building Projects Status

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if she will approve the redevelopment of a school (details supplied) in County Tipperary which is operating for the past 20 years in substandard conditions and is a major health and safety concern;...More Button

Schools Building Projects Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the position regarding an application for a new school (details supplied) in County Tipperary; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button