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Murphy, Catherine

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Irish Water: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

The Minister, Deputy Hogan, said on television last night that the committee was told in advance - when representatives of Bord Gáis came before it on 6 November 2012 - that consultants were to be ...More Button

The purpose of partnering with Bord Gáis Energy was to make savings because we were supposed to be leveraging spare capacity in that company.More Button

The second issue relating to parliamentary questions is crucial. We received a document yesterday that outlined month by month what the Department knew. Why were parliamentary questions not ans...More Button

In a radio interview today, the Minister said he was not micro-managing this. Is €180 million micro-managing? At the very least he should have understood that high level information was coming ...More Button

National Library

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: his plans to seek a relaxation of the public service embargo for recruitment to the post of head of genealogy and chief herald at the National Library; if consideration has been given to the self-f...More Button

Local Authority Housing Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will provide the most up-to-date figures relating to the number of persons on local housing authority waiting lists, broken down by local authority, age profile, gender and family status of a...More Button

Magdalen Laundries

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: with regard to the settlement of claims made by survivors of Magdalen institutions, where written records relating to survivors are utilised in the assessment of compensation and such records are d...More Button