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Healy-Rae, Michael

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

Under the heading of climate change, the programme for Government states, "As a matter of urgency the new Government will update the wind farm planning guidelines, within 3 to 6 months, to offer a ...More Button

Disease Incidence

I welcome the people who came from around the country today to protest at the Dáil. They had a presentation in the AV room, which was excellent. It was heartbreaking to hear their experiences, pa...More Button

What I am going to say is in no way a personal attack on the Minister of State, but I am outraged at that response. Telling people who have gone abroad for treatment to Germany - who cannot get a ...More Button

We heard from patients who were told by their doctors that maybe it was a bit of a problem upstairs they actually had. They then went away and got a diagnosis of Lyme disease. They were treated...More Button

I am not directing this at the Minister of State personally. I know there would have been people in the HSE who had to okay this and it is their wrong, not that of the man who uttered it today. ...More Button

Housing: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I thank Sinn Féin. It is because of it that we are debating this important subject. One of the major issues preoccupying every politician who is worth his or her salt in any way is the housing si...More Button

The Government should address several issues immediately. We have discussed local authorities. Kerry County Council's housing department is excellent, as are the people who work in its homeless...More Button

Fuel Allowance Applications

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the status of a fuel allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button