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Durkan, Bernard J.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Defence Forces Deployment

Asked the Minister for Defence: the degree to which further overseas, EU or UN associated troop deployments are likely to emerge; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number and location of Army, Navy and Air Corps personnel deployed overseas on foot of EU or UN deployment missions; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

EU-IMF Programme of Support Issues

Asked the Minister for Defence: his views that arising from the consequences of the Troika agreement, if it will be possible to maintain the full scale of activity, services and support for the Defence Forces without the further ...More Button

Emergency Planning

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he remains satisfied regarding the ability of the Defence Forces to respond to any security requirement including natural disasters that may arise notwithstanding expenditure cuts brought about ...More Button

Jobseeker's Allowance Applications

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: further to Parliamentary Question No. 312 of 20 March 2013, when arrears will issue in respect of application for jobseeker's allowance which is now closed in the case of a person (details supplied...More Button

Defence Forces Strength

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he is satisfied regarding the current strength of the Defence Forces including the Reserve at Army, Navy and Air Corps level; if any particular weaknesses have been brought to his attention; and...More Button

Defence Forces Equipment

Asked the Minister for Defence: the extent to which the upgrading of equipment has taken place in the Army, Navy and Air Corps; the degree to which any particular deficiencies have been identified; the proposals, if required, in ...More Button

Defence Forces Operations

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he is satisfied regarding the ability of the Defence Forces to meet the challenge of any emergency that might arise of security of natural disaster nature; the degree to which the Army, Navy and...More Button

Defence Forces Personnel

Asked the Minister for Defence: the extent to which the number of women serving at all ranks, in the Army, Navy and Air Corps has increased over the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Maritime Surveillance

Asked the Minister for Defence: the discussions, if any, he has had with his European colleagues in the context of a European contribution towards the costs associated with coastal surveillance from the point of view of security ...More Button

Overseas Missions

Asked the Minister for Defence: the extent to which payment for costs incurred by the Defence Forces in respect of UN or EU overseas deployments remains up to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defence Forces Properties

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he expects to be in a position to maintain the comprehensive network of military installations throughout the country in order to ensure adequately and a high level of preparedness for any event...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number and location of the various military installations throughout the country which are currently fully operational, those that have been earmarked for closure in the coming years; the exten...More Button