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Maloney, Eamonn

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 762 Nbr. 1


Medical Treatment (Termination of Pregnancy in Case of Risk to Life of Pregnant Woman) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

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Thirtieth Amendment of the Constitution (Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

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I support the treaty and its contents, as I have supported EU membership in the past. In addition, I have always supported the proposal that we have a referendum on this issue, including before th...More Button

I support the terms of the treaty for two principal reasons, one being that the euro is our currency. We decided on EU membership democratically and the consequences of coming out of or collapsing...More Button

If we have learned anything from the years of the Celtic tiger and its collapse, it is the need for regulation. This treaty, in fact, enhances regulation. It goes back to the question of whether ...More Button

There is one issue in regard to any point that relates to European matters in this House, namely, there is a collection of people here who, irrespective of what the issue is in regard to EU members...More Button

The use of the word “austerity” is the best those opposed to the treaty can come up with. I am convinced that some of them do not believe what they say in this regard. The treaty has nothing to d...More Button

The perception among the people of politicians in general is low. I have listened to some of the comments on the other side from those calling for people to vote against the treaty. I heard some ...More Button