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O'Sullivan, Maureen

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Bill 2013: Second Stage [Private Members] (Continued)

Tá sé tábhachtach aitheantas a thabhairt don Teachta Ó Caoláin de réir an obair a rinne sé chun tacú leis na mná agus chun an ábhar seo a chur chun cinn. Lean sé ar aghaidh nuair a bhuail sé le fa...More Button

Deputy Ó Caoláin has been relentless in pursuing justice for the women. In spite of the many difficulties and frustrations he has experienced over the years, he never gave up. Having read the wom...More Button

Deputy Ó Caoláin mentioned mutilation, which is also an apt word for a procedure that unhinged the pelvis, severed joints and sundered pubic bones. Some women ended up permanently disabled, inco...More Button

The last time we discussed the matter the Minister made certain statements about this being a standard operation, mostly used as emergency surgery and safer than a caesarean section. He did not ...More Button

The Minister said Deputy Ó Caoláin's Bill contains some flaws. Regardless of the flaws, the Bill must achieve its objectives, which starts with lifting the current Statute of Limitations. Howev...More Button

  The Dáil adjourned at 8.55 p.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday, 17 April 2013.More Button

IBRC Liquidation

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to a Parliamentary response in relation to the liquidation of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation in which he states the following (details supplied), his views on the concerns regarding ...More Button

NAMA Portfolio

Asked the Minister for Finance: in view of the fact that he will soon be given details on the National Assets Management Agency accounts, if he will check if there is a record or reference in them of NAMA funding of the proposed ...More Button

Tax Compliance

Asked the Minister for Finance: in view of the financial discrepancies noted in the Irish Medical Organisation, if he has examined the practice of presidents, honorary non-pay positions, of unions that were in receipt of stipends...More Button

Strategic Development Zones

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: following his press release of 19 December 2012 on the designation of Dublin Docklands areas as Strategic Development Zones, if he intends to realise the need for fostering of community interaction...More Button

Building Regulations Application

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: his reasons for, as per Building Control Regulations 2013, preventing chartered members of CIAT from designing and to certifying their projects where they are fully competent and qualified to carry...More Button

Waste Management

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he is examining ways to make landlords more accountable for the dumping of rubbish from their premises; the legal barriers to making private landlords accountable for household waste; the way in...More Button

Departmental Legal Cases

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 479 of 12 March 2013 and Supreme Court Justice Hardiman's statement in a case (details supplied), if he sees that State litigation conducted in this way is at ...More Button

Asylum Seeker Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the steps he has taken in relation to the complaints made to him regarding conditions at a location (details supplied) in Dublin 1; if there are unannounced inspections at centres of Direct Provisi...More Button

Crime Investigation

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: in the five years since the murder of a person (details supplied) the reason there has been no contact with the family by the Gardaí or Spanish police to discuss with them the way the investigation...More Button

Magdalen Laundries

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the measures being taken to ensure the Magdalen Fund/Commission is a transparent process; if it will have an appeals process with independent monitoring; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if Justice Quirke will be commissioned to implement the process that he recommends after the three month review work of the Magdalen Fund/Commission.More Button

Fisheries Protection

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will ensure, during the Irish Presidency of the EU that there will be no fishing agreement signed between Morocco and the EU in view of the situation in Western Sahara and the issue of territ...More Button

Live Exports

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he has received a report on the last consignment of the shipping of cattle from Ireland to Libya detailing the condition of the cattle when they landed, injuries, deaths and so on; and if he wil...More Button

Animal Welfare

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his attention has been drawn to the reported growth of terriermen traffic between the UK and Ireland as stated in correspondence (details supplied); the actions that he intends taking in respons...More Button

Thalidomide Victims Compensation

Asked the Minister for Health: the date on which he will meet with the Irish Thalidomide Survivors' Society to discuss the needs of the 32 survivors for an open care package as in other countries; and if he will consider the Ger...More Button