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Murphy, Eugene

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Foreign Policy (Continued)

Apologies to Deputies Wallace and Penrose. We cannot take their questions.More Button

I am sorry about that.More Button

I am just after walking in.More Button

I want to move on to the Topical Issue debate.More Button

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate

My apologies. I thought the Minister of State, Deputy Cannon, might be answering. We must wait. I have been told the Minister has been held up in the Seanad.

  The Minister fo...More Button

Garda Deployment (Continued)

I thank Deputy Boyd Barrett for his co-operation. We will now return to the first Topical Issue matter.More Button

The Minister of State, Deputy Pat Breen, is taking the matter on behalf of the Minister.More Button

The Deputy will note from the monitor that the Minister is in the Seanad.More Button

I understand the Deputy's point and I sympathise with him. Does he wish to proceed and allow the Minister of State, Deputy Pat Breen, to deal with the matter?More Button

That cannot happen now.More Button

I cannot allow further debate on the matter. Would the Deputy like to defer the matter to another day?More Button

We will now move to the third Topical Issue. In fairness, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deputy Ross, was here but I told him it would be ten or 12 minutes before we reached this m...More Button

Owing to unforeseen circumstances, we are not taking that matter today.More Button

Post Office Network

I thank Deputy McGrath.More Button

I will let the Deputy back in again.More Button

Post Office Network (Continued)

The Deputy has gone way over his time.More Button

Deputy, please.More Button

Resume your seat.More Button

I am in the Chair now.More Button

Allow the Minister of State to answer the question.More Button

Out of common courtesy Deputy McGrath should allow people to reply. He can take this up again with the Minister.More Button

Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Bill 2018: Second Stage [Private Members] (Continued)

Without question, the EPA rules on water pollution have a very negative impact on planning permissions, not only in County Leitrim, but in my own county of Roscommon and other counties in that regi...More Button

A lot of money is spent by couples or individuals who seek planning permission and are turned down. It is a very expensive process. Often, people who are turned down cannot afford to go back an...More Button

The Minister stated that some of the provisions contained in the Bill may be unnecessary as local authorities are not currently precluded by law from granting licences for surface discharge. I c...More Button

This matter cannot be held up. It is a matter of time. We should not be discussing this in 12 or 18 months. In a few short months we should have moved this through the Stages so that the Bill ...More Button

Home Care Packages

Asked the Minister for Health: if a home support package will be allocated to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button