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Curran, John

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Reform of An Garda Síochána: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

In addition to the recent issues raised by Deputy Jim O'Callaghan, the breath tests and fixed-charge notices, An Garda Síochána has been dogged by other issues in respect of the Garda whistleblower...More Button

As Deputy Jim O'Callaghan indicated, there are significant governance, oversight and reform issues which need to be addressed. The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality and the Taoiseac...More Button

I do not want this to sound personal in respect of the Minister, but I need to say it. I believe it was a mistake that she did not attend the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, AGSI,...More Button

In addition to the changes recommended by Deputy Jim O'Callaghan in his contribution and in our motion, we need to be mindful of the structures that are already there. There is an internal audit...More Button

Citizen Information Services

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: his plans to promote local governance, management and independence of all MABS and CIS centres (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Data

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of incidents which were initially entered on the Garda PULSE system as a crime and subsequently reclassified as attention and complaints in January 2017 and February 2017 for each Garda ...More Button

House Prices

Asked the Minister for Finance: his views on whether the introduction of the help-to-buy scheme has contributed significantly to recent house price increases; his plans to review the scheme in view of these increases; and if he w...More Button

Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of classes that have been established to date and his plans to further expand a service in 2017 and 2018 in line with the commitment in the programme for Government to establish a new in...More Button

Park and Ride Facilities

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the details of the locations for bus based park and ride facilities which are being assessed by the NTA and delivery of which is contingent on funding availability in the Government's capital plan ...More Button

Preschool Services

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her attention has been drawn to the difficulties being experienced by crèches and preschools in recruiting trained staff; her plans to attract more persons to work in this sector; and if she wil...More Button