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Mac Lochlainn, Pádraig, Mac Lochlainn, Pádraig

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3


International Agreements: Motion

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International Co-operation: Motion

It is only fair to begin by reiterating what Sinn Féin Members have stated previously in this House regarding the proud record of peacekeeping enjoyed by the Defence Forces. As with all dep...More Button

The term, “battle group” must be addressed. The terminology is important and the Minister already has recognised this fact during the select committee discussion on the motion. I have no doubt th...More Button

Sinn Féin’s other major objection pertains to the cost associated with these battle groups. The stand-by cost of €380,000 may not appear excessive in the context of the overall d...More Button

Minister, what about the Palestinians?More Button

Hear, hear.More Button

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Community Employment Schemes: Motion

I would like to paint the picture from the perspective of Donegal. Along with the Minister’s colleague, Senator Jimmy Harte, I attended a meeting not so long ago where the array of community...More Button

I would like to get the Minister’s attention when her colleague is finished speaking to her.More Button

I would like to get the Minister’s attention because I want to hear her clearly what I am about to say.More Button

I thank the Minister for giving me her attention. A couple of years ago, about 8,000 people were on the live register in Donegal. Today there are almost 23,000 people on the register. Again, Lea...More Button

That is fine. These are precious opportunities to address the Minister.More Button

I will e-mail the Minister the dates.More Button

The Minister should not be so pedantic.More Button

Who can recite their entire diary over the past 30 days? Can the Minister tell me every meeting she has attended in the past 30 days?More Button

She should not be so silly.More Button

I would like an extra minute due to interruptions. Now that I have the Minister’s attention, I tell her that there were 8,000 people on the live register in Donegal but today there are aroun...More Button

The reason I wanted the Minister’s attention is that she was such a passionate opponent of what the last Government did. I remember her being so prominent on the television. I used to watch...More Button

I am happy to provide the Minister with the details of the meeting after my contribution. I will send her an e-mail about it. I ask the Minister to become again the woman, the leader she was be...More Button

The Minister made the cuts before the review took place.More Button

Written Answers - Courts Service

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the limited number of registrars due to the public sector recruitment embargo is having a negative impact on the number of cases that can be heard i...More Button

Written Answers - School Staffing

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a school (details supplied) in County Donegal will lose 50% of its teaching staff if proposed budget measures are implemented; and the immediate ste...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if his attention has been drawn to the impending loss of a teacher at a school (details supplied) in County Donegal and the impact this will have on this small school under the patronage of the Pre...More Button

Written Answers - Early Retirement Scheme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of teachers who have availed of the early retirement scheme in County Donegal with details on the schools affected. More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Staff

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the number of staff that have availed of the early retirement scheme across local authorities in County Donegal. More Button

Written Answers - Garda Strength

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of gardaí that have availed of the early retirement scheme in County Donegal and their rank. More Button

Written Answers - Defence Forces Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he will confirm if the Defence Forces will be accepting new recruits in 2012; and the options available to those seeking to join the Defence Forces in the near future. More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of staff who have availed of the early retirement scheme in Letterkenny General Hospital, County Donegal. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of teachers who have availed of the early retirement scheme across the health services in County Donegal, and their specific jobs and roles. More Button