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Mac Lochlainn, Pádraig, Mac Lochlainn, Pádraig

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation

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Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

We learned last night that as of last Friday 133 staff at Letterkenny University Hospital were off work. We understand the number could now be above 150. All non-essential services have been susp...More Button

Rural and Community Development: Statements (Continued)

Covid-19 has affected every single walk of life since last March. When society practically shut down eight months ago, we entered the land of the unknown. Natural human interaction that we took f...More Button

Technology stepped into the breach, and thankfully so. I doubt many or any of us just those few months ago had ever heard of Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts or other similar virtual forum...More Button

A year ago almost to the day, on 19 November 2019 my constituency colleague and then Minister for Education and Skills, Deputy McHugh, announced a €128 million broadband investment that would con...More Button

I wish to touch on my county's experience with the Eir contract under which the company was contracted to reach out to another 300,000 homes. Lines were drawn in rural communities outside of tow...More Button

The House is only too well aware of the problems successive Governments have had in rolling out a national broadband plan. Indeed, we in Sinn Féin had our concerns about the current national bro...More Button

It is my belief that the success or failure of the roll-out of the national broadband plan will be a litmus test for the Government. Life has changed as a result of Covid-19. Patients are acces...More Button

I ask the Minister to convene an implementation team within her Department, if such a team is not already in place, to work directly with National Broadband Ireland to get the roll-out of broadba...More Button