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Murphy, Catherine

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Financial Resolution No. 2: General (Resumed) (Continued)

Yes, we will take six minutes each.More Button

In regard to yesterday's budget announcement, there are three areas on which I would like to focus. I referred in my contribution last night to the housing issue. I would like to return to that...More Button

Listening to the radio, I heard a man describe how his landlord sought a €400 rent hike, bringing the rent for his two-bedroom apartment up to €1,800 per month. Families come to my office every da...More Button

The policy on under 26 year olds who find themselves unemployed is ageist. Of those on the live register, 16% are young people under 26 years of age. There are 12,000 young people among the lon...More Button

There is a lack of ambition in the transport area. Indeed, we saw yesterday the announcement of Luas cross-city. For goodness sake, were we going to cancel it? Does the Government not see the ...More Button

Public Transport Subsidies

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the subsidy provided for every one euro in revenue collected by Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus for the past five years; the projected subsidy to be provided for every one euro in revenue for 2017; and ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the amount provided to Irish Rail under the infrastructure manager multi-annual contract in 2016; the projected amount in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his plans to commission a report to give a realistic picture of the way the State compares with our European neighbours in view of the European Commission highlighting the numerous difficulties fac...More Button