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Breathnach, Declan

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


School Patronage

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the status of communication with a person (details supplied) regarding the reopening of a school under a new patronage; if he has been in communication with Louth and Meath Education and Training B...More Button

I acknowledge the Minister's interest in this sorry saga of Faughart national school in my constituency which has been closed since September owing to difficulties with leadership and management. ...More Button

I welcome that a meeting is to take place. I spent 35 years teaching, 25 of them in a rural community. Anybody who lives in a rural community such as Faughart, of which there are many, will know ...More Button

I am sure the Minister is well aware that in excess of 30 of the families involved have pre-enrolled with Louth and Meath ETB which has clearly indicated that it can have the school operational in ...More Button

Heritage Bill 2016: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (Continued)

Deputy, will you please address the Bill, not the Deputies?More Button

It is the Heritage Bill 2016 now.More Button

Stick to the Bill.More Button

The Deputy's time is up. We are talking about the Heritage Bill 2016. The Minister to respond.More Button

There were a considerable number of questions. With the leave of the House, if more than seven minutes is required, we should allow the Minister.More Button

The Deputy has the Minister's attention.More Button

I have listened with considerable interest to the debate and I had not intended taking part in the Chamber, although I have contributed at parliamentary party level. None of us is an expert, altho...More Button

Invasive Plant Species

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the measures being taken to manage and resolve the issue of Japanese knotweed in County Louth; her plans to introduce measures or grant schemes to assist landowners that have an infestation of Japa...More Button