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O'Sullivan, Maureen

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3


Priority Questions - Courts Service

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his views on the principle of community courts being used to harness the power of the justice system to address more located crime; and if he considers that a pilot scheme could be initiated within...More Button

Dublin Central has both prisons and prisoners. There is a disproportionate number of people in prison who come from certain areas in the constituency. I accept what the Minister stated in respect...More Button

I welcome everything the Minister said and I am personally committed to the notion of restorative justice because there are some very good examples of where this works. However, I remain of the vi...More Button

International Agreements: Motion

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

International Co-operation: Motion

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Community Employment Schemes: Motion

My involvement with community employment schemes extends back as far as the AnCo days, which pre-date FÁS. Consequently, I am familiar with the valuable work done by such schemes for and wi...More Button

As for drug rehabilitation programmes, I acknowledge the recent positive response from the Minister of State, Deputy Shortall, about the ring-fenced places in this regard. Participants in such sch...More Button

The cuts will disproportionately affect certain people. While reviews are welcome, the manner in which this was announced was most unfortunate. It was followed by confused and contradictory messa...More Button