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Connolly, Catherine

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Working from Home (Covid-19) Bill 2020: Second Stage [Private Members] (Continued)

I ask the Deputy to be careful in his comments about Eir. No one from Eir is here.More Button

I am just alerting the Deputy.More Button

The Deputy has used the word "rape". He is identifying companies and using the word "rape". Please-----More Button

I ask the Deputy-----More Button

That is okay. The Deputy can talk about the problem, but I ask him to withdraw the word.More Button

Yes.More Button

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (Continued)

Ba mhaith liom ceist a chur ar chúrsaí iascaireachta agus go háirithe ar pholasaí an Rialtais, polasaí a foilsíodh i 2019 agus a cuireadh i bhfeidhm ó Mhí Eanáir na bliana seo. Bun agus barr an ph...More Button

My question relates to a policy directive by the Government that came into effect in January 2020. It was published last year and prior to that there was a whole, long history and entry into thi...More Button

That was July. We are now in November. Nothing has happened. The Taoiseach is not even clear whether an appeal has been taken. I do not wish to put the Taoiseach on the spot but we know that fr...More Button

The court did not take issue with the Government's policy and what was behind it, but it did take issue with the consultation process. This is a golden opportunity to do it right because when the ...More Button

Has there been an appeal?More Button

Rural and Community Development: Statements (Continued)

Is the Minister of State sharing time?More Button

Criminal Justice (Mutual Recognition of Decisions on Supervision Measures) Bill 2019 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages

I understand the Minister of State, Deputy Browne, wishes to seek a Clerk's correction in accordance with Standing Order 196. I call on the Minister of State to outline the nature of the correction.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed. The correction is noted and will be made.More Button

  Bill received for final consideration and passed.More Button

A message will be sent to the Seanad acquainting it accordingly.More Button

  Sitting suspended at 9.03 p.m. and resumed at 9.30 p.m.More Button

Estimates for Public Services 2020: Message from Select Committee

The Select Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment has completed its consideration of the following Revised Estimates for public services for the service of the year ending 31 December 2020: ...More Button

Appointment of Ordinary Member of Standards in Public Office Commission: Motion (Resumed)

  The following motion was moved by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Deputy Michael McGrath, on Tuesday, 17 November 2020:More Button

I must now deal with a postponed division on the motion regarding the appointment of an ordinary member of the Standards in Public Office Commission. Yesterday, on the question, "That the mot...More Button

Scrambler Motorbikes and Quad Bikes: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

I must now deal with a postponed division relating to amendment No. 1 to the motion regarding protecting communities from the unlawful use of scrambler motorcycles and quad bikes in public spaces. ...More Button

  The Dáil adjourned at 10.05 p.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 19 November 2020.More Button

Air Accident Investigations

Asked the Minister for Transport: further to Parliamentary Question No. 360 of 3 November 2020, if the report into Rescue 116 will be published prior to the renewal of the search and rescue contract in order that failings or proble...More Button

Garda Powers

Asked the Minister for Justice: if a disaggregation of the use of each of the five new powers afforded to An Garda Síochána under section 31(A) of the Health Act, 1947 (as amended) to date will be provided; and if she will make a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: if her attention has been drawn to the fact that the Policing Authority in each of its reports on policing performance by An Garda Síochána during Covid-19 to date has highlighted the failure by th...More Button

International Protection

Asked the Minister for Justice: further to her public statement of the 21 October 2020 (details supplied), if she will confirm the changes are now in place; if she intends to bring forward new regulations in order to give effect ...More Button