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Ryan, Eamon

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Heritage Sites

As someone who has been lucky enough to visit High Island in recent years, I am a rare breed. I landed there on a very calm day and it is a spectacular island. On its southern side are monastic s...More Button

When I landed on the island I also discovered that really important scientific work is going on there. University College Cork has been doing some really groundbreaking and important ecological ...More Button

The island has no possible use other than the maintenance and monitoring of the archaeological, ornithological and other ecological sites.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: her plans to purchase a location (details supplied) in view of the unique archaeological and ecological importance of same.More Button

Heritage Sites (Continued)

A house could not be put on it because it is not accessible, except on a really calm day. A helicopter pad or any other landing system would ruin the ecology. Richard Murphy, the poet, owned it b...More Button

We should support UCC in its critical scientific research. We should make sure we protect these really important populations of sea birds which tell us a lot about what is going on in the north ...More Button

I believe it is an exceptional case. There was an approach made by Richard Murphy and he was spurned by the Government of the day, long before either of our times. I am making the approach now be...More Button

The Minister has attended a conference and no doubt has spoken very good words on the issue of biological protection. However, her answer did not refer to the second reason I cited for purchase ...More Button

Confidence in Minister for Health: Motion (Resumed) (Continued)

The Green Party will be supporting this motion. We have no confidence in Fine Gael's management of our health system. First it promised universal healthcare and said that it would be delivered. ...More Button

On the approach to the national children's hospital, while we obsess too much about the big hospital-based system, this incredible and massive overrun will take away money that could be used for ...More Button

We cannot express confidence when we see that happening. The other day in the Dáil the Taoiseach said in a thoughtful way that he had reflected long and hard on how the CervicalCheck scandal was b...More Button

Land Development Agency

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the compulsory purchase powers the new land agency will have for the procurement of underutilised private land for the provision of housing.More Button

Social and Affordable Housing

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the way in which he plans to utilise the cost rental model of housing; and the timeline and quantity for which he plans to utilise this model for the provision of homes in the next five years. More Button