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Smith, Bríd

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Post Office Closures (Continued)

If we had €1 for all the various committees and studies on An Post that have been commissioned by the Government we would have a nice few bob in a savings account in An Post. There has been a plet...More Button

I ask the Minister of State to explain to us how all these groups knit together to try to resolve what An Post claims is an impending crisis for the 1,100 remaining post offices. Obviously, the ...More Button

It reminds me of the same rhetoric we have heard regarding Bus Éireann.More Button

In that case, it is claimed that we cannot keep the service going, that it is costing the State too much, that it is valuable for rural Ireland but that it is too expensive and not competitive. Th...More Button

Do we get the right to come back?More Button

Then let us hear what the Minister of State has to say.More Button

I honestly do not blame the Minister of State for being annoyed and shouting and roaring that he is not responsible.More Button

This morning's edition of The Irish Times put it well where it states: "A complicating factor within Government is that while Mr Naughten has responsibility for the overall governa...More Button

General Practitioner Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will report on the general practitioner service availability for parents of children under five years of age and address problems they have accessing this service.More Button

Accident and Emergency Departments

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will report on measures he will take to address the concerns and issues of nursing staff in public hospitals and the current crisis in the hospital accident and emergency departments. More Button

Prisoner Transfers

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: if she will address a matter in relation to a person (details supplied).More Button