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Heydon, Martin

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Death of Former Member: Expressions of Sympathy (Continued)

It is fitting that we are here today on the late Paddy Power's 85th birthday to remember a man with a remarkable legacy in this House, in the local authority and in public life in general. My deal...More Button

My stepfather remarked to me early on when I got involved in politics that he remembered Paddy Power cycling past the house where my stepfather lived on his way to his first job, which was a teac...More Button

I heard that if Paddy was attending a meeting in Athy, perhaps on Woodstock Street or the Stradbally Road, he would park at the Grove Cinema at the opposite end of the town and give himself plenty...More Button

For somebody from an inland county like Kildare to be Minister with responsibility for fisheries, it does not cause too many problems with constituents, but for someone born and raised on the Cur...More Button

Paddy had a long legacy in politics, but, with a wife and family of ten, he also had a long legacy outside it. Every family makes sacrifices when the father or husband is a Member of the Dáil, a...More Button

Property Taxation Exemptions

Asked the Minister for Finance: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that persons who close the sale of a property between 1 November and 31 December 2013, are liable for the local property tax for 2014 for a house they wi...More Button

Student Grant Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if a Student Universal Support Ireland application submitted in June will be expedited in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Cash for Gold Trade

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he has considered introducing legislation to regulate the cash for gold outlets in view of the increase in burglaries and the amount of gold being stolen and sold on; and if he will make a state...More Button