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Dooley, Timmy

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions (Continued)

The Taoiseach is the one who made the promises.More Button

The record is stuck.More Button

The Taoiseach’s own lads are laughing at him.More Button

The Taoiseach must be joking.More Button

After the election.More Button

From the man to whom the Taoiseach is giving responsibility to sort the matter out.More Button

It is not wonderful.More Button

That is a lovely soundbite.More Button

God help us.More Button

You were demanding much more.More Button

Business of Dáil

Where are the questions and answers?More Button

Government's Priorities for the Year Ahead: Statements (Continued)

Poor Leo. He is not getting a fair crack of the whip.More Button

That is the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Deputy Brendan Howlin's speech.More Button

The Government stated it would burn the bondholders.More Button

The Minister is baiting us.More Button

What about the bondholders the Government stated it would burn?More Button

Did the Government burn the bondholders?More Button

Did the Government burn the bondholders?More Button

That is all the Minister has protected.More Button

What about child benefit?More Button

The Minister is upsetting me.More Button

I welcome the opportunity to contribute to the debate. I acknowledge some of the successes of the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deputy Leo Varadkar, in his time in office. There are ...More Button

I also give the Minister, Deputy Leo Varadkar, credit for the approach he took to The Gathering. The concept was in gestation when he took office and he worked effectively with it. He succeeded...More Button

I am disappointed that the Lord Mayor of Dublin has spoken about the St. Patrick's Day Festival as being soulless. He should keep such comments to himself or commit himself to being part of a st...More Button

Where the Minister has not been as successful has been in dealing with the pensions dispute at the State airports and in Aer Lingus. That Irish airline superannuation scheme has been on the burn...More Button

On public transport, the Government has allowed fares to increase year on year, making the public transport system more expensive for the everyday commuter. I understand the Minister's difficult...More Button

Road Improvement Schemes

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his plans to provide additional capacity or alternative means of joining the N11/M50 for the commuters from Wicklow to Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will provide an update on the progress being made in making provision of a third lane on the M7 motorway from M7 Naas North Junction 9 to M7/M9 merge Junction 11; and if he will make a statem...More Button

Roads Maintenance

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the maintenance costs associated with the motorway system in 2013; the total revenue raised from tolls on our motorways for 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Rail Network

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he has had any recent contact with his Northern Ireland counterpart on the matter of upgrading the Dublin/Belfast railway line; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Ministerial Meetings

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the number of times he has met the CIÉ board, the Dublin Bus board, the Iarnród Éireann board and the Bus Éireann board this year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Crime Levels

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will provide a breakdown into categories of the number of crimes such as theft, anti-social behaviour and assaults, which occurred on the Luas Red and Green Lines in 2011, 2012 and 2013; and ...More Button