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Dooley, Timmy

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Order of Business

Yourself.More Button

The Taoiseach should answer the question.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

Someone should give Deputy Griffin his Weetabix.More Button

Health Insurance: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

Deputy Buttimer has the opportunity to have a legacy now.More Button

Few things strike more fear in the heart of a family than the fear of illness and concerns over the inability to pay for the care of a family member. Over the years that aspect of Irish culture ha...More Button

Sadly that will not solve the problem of the other 200 families about to make the decision tomorrow not to participate. That will allow that fear to be a daily fear - not just the fear of illness,...More Button

We have an opportunity to resolve it. Unless we can come up with a solution that can stop this vicious circle of people being unable to pay, thereby falling out of the system, putting a greater ...More Button

We know the pressures they are under. I do not propose to engage in the usual commentary about other taxes. I accept that the tax base needs to broaden. Private health insurance, which is a fund...More Button

Deputy Buttimer stated that the delivery of the entire health system has changed in the past two years and that we now have some of the most advanced technologies and facilities. It is as if all...More Button

In my view, the advances in reconfiguration of the delivery of health services has led to a much better service delivery, which Deputy Buttimer and his colleagues refused to accept and worked aga...More Button

We have had the Wexford model also.More Button

Appointments to State Boards

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of vacant positions that have emerged in boards under the auspices of his Department since March 2011; the number that were publically advertised; the number of applicants for the positi...More Button

Student Grant Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when a person (details supplied) in County Clare will receive the outcome of their education grant application to the Student Universal Support Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button