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O'Sullivan, Maureen

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Dublin-Monaghan Bombings

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the status of efforts being made in persuading the British Government to comply with the three all-party motions passed by Dáil Éireann regarding the Dublin and Monaghan bombings; his views on whet...More Button

My question relates to the outstanding issues from the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, namely, the three all-party motions that were passed by the Dáil at various stages and the fact that the familie...More Button

We have had quite a few exchanges on the matter and on each occasion the Minister has told me that dealing with the legacy of the past is a major priority and that both he and the Taoiseach have ra...More Button

It is difficult to accept that the British Government is still considering ways that "would adequately address the motions and be consistent with its obligations", which is the official jargon. My...More Button

Dublin-Monaghan Bombings (Continued)

I have to acknowledge the group, Justice for the Forgotten, because they would have been forgotten but for their persistent efforts.More Button

Prison Facilities

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he has had discussions recently with the British and Northern Ireland authorities regarding unresolved issues for prisoners in a prison (details supplied); and the ways he could progress these i...More Button

Election Monitoring Missions

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he has satisfied himself with the workings of the election observation roster operated by his Department in view of questions surrounding selections of rosters without interviews including updat...More Button

UN Resolutions

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if Ireland supports the UN resolution calling for a referendum to decide the fate of the western Sahara area; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Overseas Development Aid

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: his views on the Dóchas report highlighting concerns that Brexit could affect development aid with the departure of UK contributions and especially the need for tax transparency and financial regul...More Button

EU Agreements

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: his views on current and potential EU agreements on migration and refugees with countries that have questionable human rights records; and his views on the securing of European borders taking prece...More Button

Flood Relief Schemes Data

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the flood relief works that have been completed by the OPW and other State or local bodies in Dublin 1, 3 and 7, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Sector Pensions

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he examined possible leeway for those who are denied full pension restoration and found to be marginally over the threshold of €34,132 as part of pay restoration; and if he will make a statement...More Button

Horse Racing Ireland

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if there has been an external or internal investigation into Horse Racing Ireland and if individuals have been removed from the board.More Button