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Wallace, Mick

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Live Exports (Continued)

Obviously, the export of live cattle is driven by the current price difference of approximately €1 per kilo. The average price is approximately €3.80 here and approximately €4.80 over there. Rath...More Button

That would keep jobs in Ireland. It can be done by challenging the cartel.More Button

Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

I also support Deputy Creighton's amendment which I think is sensible and rational. This is a difficult country for a small business. The turnover must be very dramatic in terms of businesses sta...More Button

The Minister made two points with regard to allowing companies to provide some of the expertise. He said that many of them do not have it and that if they were directors, they would obviously be...More Button

Most of us agree with Deputy Timmins that we are better at helping larger companies than smaller ones, as has been borne out in recent years. I ask the Minister to take Deputy Creighton's amendm...More Button

We are also diminished.More Button

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will consider increasing the number of staff to facilitate appropriate assessment for oyster farm licensing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Departmental Reports

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will publish the findings of the review conducted into Coillte initiated in 2010; his plans for the future of the organisation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button