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Tóibín, Peadar

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders’ Questions (Continued)

Thousands are emigrating every year because of this Government's economic policies.More Button

Will there be extra time?More Button

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

"Symphysiotomy" is a dry, clinical word. It has the duplicitous effect of hiding the enormous damage, abuse, pain, suffering, indignity and immobility that has been inflicted on a vulnerable secti...More Button

What sets symphysiotomy apart from other invasive medical procedures is not just its brutal nature but also the fact that it was completely avoidable. Alternative procedures could and should hav...More Button

Symphysiotomy operations were undertaken on foot of a desperately narrow interpretation of a religious ideology. No consideration was given to the actual medical needs of the mothers involved. ...More Button

There is a great deal of scepticism with regard to politics at present and many see it has a zero-sum game which is all about posturing and positioning and which gives rise to no real change. Li...More Button

I pay tribute to my colleague, Deputy Ó Caoláin, on his phenomenal efforts to progress the campaign relating to this matter. I also pay tribute to the cross-party victim support group, the membe...More Button

Children in Care

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if all children in care now have a care plan; if not, the number of the total who do not; the reason for same; if every child in care now has a social worker; if not, the number of the total who do...More Button

Child Care Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will report on the progress made towards the introduction of a statutory right to after care for all young adults leaving the care system who seek and require continuing support; and if she ...More Button

FÁS Local Training Initiatives Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the support available through FÁS or other Government agencies to support the training and reskilling needs of the 70 former employees of a company (details supplied) who were made redundant.More Button

School Equipment

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide details of the contrast in price and service between the mandatory Viking contract for stationery consumables for schools and existing community based purchasing groups such as t...More Button

Departmental Contracts

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number and total value of advertised contracts for supplies and general services of up to €125,000; and the number and total value of advertised contracts for works and work related services wi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number and total value of advertised contracts for supplies and general services in excess of €125,000; and the number and total value of advertised contracts for works and work related service...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number and total value of framework agreements entered into for the provision of goods and services for each year from 2008 to present.More Button

Job Creation Data

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of jobs created to date, excluding those in administering the scheme, by loans made form the microenterprise loans fund. More Button

Departmental Bodies

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of additional staff posts created in Microfinance Ireland to promote and process applications from the microenterprise loans fund. More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the reason there is a stop on the granting of funds (details supplied); and when this stop on grants will be lifted.More Button

Local Authority Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the services persons living in an estate (details supplied) in County Meath will receive as a result of paying property tax in view of the fact that they already pay privately for their services.More Button