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Healy-Rae, Michael

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (Continued)

That is a snide old comment. That is beneath you, Taoiseach.More Button

You should take that back. You are a disgrace. You are only in the bottom of the barrel now coming out with that kind of a statement. Cop on a small bit, Taoiseach.More Button

That is beneath you. For the Taoiseach of the country to make a statement like that-----More Button

You do not tell me to sit down. The man who will tell me sit down is the Ceann Comhairle and not you.More Button

God damn it, that is an awful thing to say.More Button

Smiling and laughing as if it is some sort of a joke. If somebody belonging to you was going blind, you would not like it.More Button

You are a disgrace.More Button

It is our job to take care of people.More Button

If the Taoiseach was half as worried about people, he might be a lot better off.More Button

Who said anything else?More Button

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (Continued)

What the Taoiseach is in effect doing here is a total blanket shutdown because with our climate, the vast majority of these businesses will not be able to operate. That is a fact. What measures h...More Button

Covid-19 (Arts): Statements (Continued)

Arts, culture and heritage are important all over the country but in no other county are they more important, in my humble opinion, than County Kerry. We are rich in the world of arts because we h...More Button

In all parts of the county, we have produced excellent people who have made a valuable and important contribution. Even during times of difficulty, the financial recession and the present diffic...More Button

Disability Services: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I welcome the opportunity to address this important issue here this evening. One judges any state and any government on how they deal with people with mental, physical or any type of intellectual ...More Button

In the county I represent, we have a very worrying event happening now, as the Minister of State knows, with St. John of God Community Services notifying the HSE that it will be withdrawing the w...More Button

St. John of God Community Services has said it will withdraw services this time next year. Between now and Christmas, the HSE should discuss with that group the financial difficulties that have ...More Button

The most important thing the Minister of State can do, if she can do it, is take care of what I call special people in their own homes. That can only be done with financial assistance and all th...More Button

Driver Test

Asked the Minister for Transport: when driver tests will be facilitated for persons (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Third Level Costs

Asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: the steps that will be taken to assist parents and students who have paid for accommodation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: if an appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospital Appointments Status

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Minister for Health: if funding will be made available to the disability sector, particularly a service (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button