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Murphy, Catherine

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Business of Dáil (Continued)

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Confidence in Taoiseach and Government: Motion (Continued)

On the day the Taoiseach was elected and this Government was formed, he talked about his gratitude and humility. He told us we stood on the threshold of fundamental change. He told us:

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    Water Services Bill 2014: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

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    Genealogical Services

    Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if, in the pursuit of a vital all-island approach to genealogical heritage, a conflict arises in the different legal regimes surrounding access to digitised records online versus digitised indexes;...More Button

    This relates to having an all-Ireland approaching to genealogical heritage services. Obviously, there are two legal jurisdictions involved. I wish to draw attention to the General Register Office...More Button

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    The website of the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, GRONI, provides indexes which lead the user to the actual records. The records that were made available on the website to which the ...More Button

    The GRONI website allows users, for a fee, not only to search the index entries but to see the records themselves. We should not be out of line with Northern Ireland in this regard. There was a...More Button

    Will users be able to access the actual records or just the indexes?More Button

    Palestine: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

    I thank Sinn Féin for tabling this motion. I am happy to support it. I am glad the Government is also supportive of it. Obviously, this motion follows the work in the Seanad. I acknowledge Sena...More Button

      If this year has demonstrated anything, it is that we can dispel the notion that supporting this type of motion will shake the fragile peace process in the Middle East. This is because...More Button

    Water Services Bill 2014: Committee Stage

    I move amendment No. 4:

      In page 4, line 9, after "Resolution" to insert "of not fewer than two thirds of the Members".
    The way in which the origi...More Button

    Water Services Bill 2014: Committee Stage (Continued)

    As a result of the most recent changes, a section containing a number of safeguards and designed to prevent a sale or to reduce the prospect of such a sale was included in the Bill. The greatest...More Button

    The intention of the amendment in my name is to include some further safeguards in the legislation. The amendments under discussion have obviously been grouped together because of the variety of...More Button

    National Cultural Institutions

    Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if she has conducted a needs assessment regarding future funding of the national cultural institutions, in particular the National Archives, National Museum and National Library; if she is cognisan...More Button

    Pension Provisions

    Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection: her views on the most recent LCP Ireland pensions accounting briefing (details supplied) which estimated the current deficit in the 29 largest defined benefit pension schemes to have more than doub...More Button