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Murphy, Dara

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

European Council Meetings

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will give an outline and update on EU Council meetings.More Button

European Council Meetings (Continued)

I refer to a table outlining the attendance of Irish Ministers at European Union meetings. I congratulate the Taoiseach because Ireland is ranked second out of the 27 member states for the attenda...More Button

I urge the Taoiseach to continue that policy because-----More Button

-----it is clearly reaping benefits.More Button

Sixty-three years ago, Schuman spoke of a community of nations and 40 years ago, Ireland joined the EEC, as it was at the time. We are now in our seventh Presidency. President van Rompuy referr...More Button

I have two questions for the Taoiseach. Is the issue of democratic legitimacy and accountability still being discussed at European level? I know that our party - the EPP, for example, is sugges...More Button

Water Fluoridation

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to change the water fluoridation policy; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospital Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the plans in place with regard to shortage of medical intern places in 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button