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O'Donovan, Patrick

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions (Continued)

What about the children?More Button

Water Sector Reforms: Motion (Resumed) (Continued)

Does Deputy Cowen remember Eircom? The previous Government privatised Eircom.More Button

What about the HSE?More Button

Did Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh print them?More Button

We thought we had lost the Deputy.More Button

Is it? Ask Máiría Cahill about the keyboard warriors.More Button

Neither will a baseball bat.More Button

It has gone quiet all of a sudden.More Button

It is a pity Deputy Ruth Coppinger has decided to vacate the Chamber, along with the Fianna Fáil Members, who were crowing a while ago about the fact that the Minister for the Environment, Communit...More Button

I am sticking to it, but I am addressing the point made by the now absent Deputy, who has run away to be with the said Victor Meldrew. I welcome the clarity provided. Irish Water has not been the...More Button

I particularly welcome it from a rural dweller's point of view. Deputy Brian Stanley comes from a part of the country that is not dissimilar to my own, with a large number of people in group water...More Button

Deputy Pearse Doherty is at the Select Sub-Committee on Finance talking about a land tax on farms and a wealth tax being reintroduced. Sinn Féin is resurrecting its land and wealth tax proposals...More Button

Perhaps Deputy Brian Stanley might acknowledge that a lot of people in County Laois pay for water. With Deputy Michael Colreavy, he might also acknowledge that those who have provided their own ...More Button

It brought rapists and child abusers to this jurisdiction, yet its Members come into the House this evening to tell us about how we are going to run a water system. Shame on it.More Button

They interrupted me also. For the first time in the history of the State, a Government has recognised the long overdue need for sewage treatment works and good quality drinking water. I, therefor...More Button

Tell that to the woman who was here last week, you hypocrite.More Button

It is hard to show respect when there are so many interruptions.More Button

Road Safety

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if privately operated speed detection vehicles are allowed under the relevant legislation to park on private property for the purposes of speed detection or if they have to be on the public road; a...More Button

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will provide an update on an application made for fair deal in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick; when payment will issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Evaluations

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: further to Parliamentary Question No. 463 of 11 November 2014, if she will provide details, in tabular form by county for both primary and secondary schools for 2013, of the number of instances dur...More Button

Minor Works Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if there will be an allocation for a minor works grant this year in respect of a school (details supplied) in County Limerick; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Fire Safety

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if her Department's planning and building unit received correspondence from fire officers regarding issues of emergency access and egress in schools during the years 2011 to date in 2014; if she wi...More Button

Asbestos Remediation Programme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if she will provide details in tabular form by county since 2011 of the number of requests her Department's planning and building unit has received from schools to deal with asbestos related proble...More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if his Department provided funding for festivals to local authorities this year; if so, if he will provide in tabular form a breakdown by local authority of the funding they received; and if he wil...More Button