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Ryan, Eamon

Tuesday, 26 November 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 Nbr. 1


Ceisteanna – Questions. - Regulatory Reform.

The Green Party is thrilled that the Taoiseach is looking at videos and reading books about wind power. It is the most encouraging news I have heard since I came into this House. Does the Taoiseach...More Button

Other Questions. - Road Network.

Will the Minister agree that the key wording in his response is “in the context of available resources”? Will he agree also that the decision by the last Administration to ignore the advice of the ...More Button

I will just finish this question. Does the Minister agree that if the rest of the national road network cannot be made safe, it would be best to revert to the original NRA proposal to upgrade the p...More Button

I am encouraged by the last comment because I understand that none of the new motorway sections has been started and none of the CPOs has been enforced. Does the Minister agree it is not too late t...More Button

Other Questions. - Traffic Regulations.

On the 20 miles per hour or 30 kilometres per hour speed limit in residential areas, I am confused when the Minister says he does not want to cherry-pick figures. Does the Minister agree that if a ...More Button

Other Questions. - Dublin Transportation Office.

As regards the Minister's meetings with the DTO, the DTO was responsible for the initial metro plans for Dublin. During the summer the Minister said publicly that the plans had been changed in that...More Button

Given that funding is not available and that there are no designs for the metro, will the Minister consider reverting to plan B, which was included in the original DTO proposal, to provide extensiv...More Button

Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

I seek the Adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss an urgent matter, namely, the crisis facing first-time home buyers with the average price of a house in Ireland now exce...More Button

Written Answers. - Rail Services.

Asked the Minister for Transport: when he will outline the Government's preferred route and station plan for the proposed Dublin metro; and when he envisages the first stage of such a metro will be in operation.More Button

Written Answers. - Road Tolling.

Asked the Minister for Transport: if he has plans to direct the National Roads Authority to look at a number of issues (details supplied).More Button

Written Answers. - Light Rail Project.

Asked the Minister for Transport: his views on when the Luas light rail line B, the Harcourt Street line, will start taking paying passengers.More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the Minister for Transport: the percentage of his Department's telecommunications budget for telephone bills, which is allocated to his Department's largest telephone supplier.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government: the percentage of his Department's telecom budget for phone bills, which is allocated to his Department's largest telephone supplier.More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Properties.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: the total number of his Department's car parking spaces, for both staff and visitors, located within Dublin city centre, from the Grand Canal on the southside to the Royal Canal on the northside wi...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government: the total number of his Department's car parking spaces, for both staff and visitors, located within Dublin city centre, from the Grand Canal on the southside to the Royal Canal on the northside wi...More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Accounts.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: if his Department's annual accounts are currently done on a full accrual accounting system; and if not, if there is a timescale for the implementation of such an accounting method.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government: if his Department's annual accounts are currently done on a full accrual accounting system; and if not, if there is a timescale for the implementation of such an accounting system.More Button

Written Answers. - Telecommunications Costs.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: the percentage of his Department's telecom budget for phone bills which is allocated to his Department's largest telephone supplier.More Button