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Fahey, John

Thursday, 29 September 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 224 Nbr. 3


Ceisteanna — Questions Oral Answers. - County Tipperary Telephone Service.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will consider providing an all night telephone service for the Kilsheelan area, County Tipperary.More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions Oral Answers. - South Tipperary Vocational School.

asked the Minister for Education if he will give approval to South Tipperary Vocational Education Committee to provide additional accommodation at Mullinahone school.More Button

Vote 27—Local Government (Resumed).

I shall not hold the House more than a couple of minutes, but I should like to take this opportunity of congratulating the Minister on the wonderful progress made this year, particularly in regard ...More Button

Coming up to Dublin on Tuesday last, I gave a lift to a man from Clonmel who was returning to England after spending a holiday in his native town. He had not lived in Clonmel for the past five yea...More Button

Some time last May I had occasion to put down a question to the Minister for Local Government as to when he hoped to have a scheme of houses started in the Old Bridge area of Clonmel. Before he had...More Button

As I say, Opposition Deputies felt that no houses would be built this year and no progress would be made. They thought the position would be as it was in 1956 when building came to a standstill. ...More Button

On Tuesday of this week I had occasion to put down another question to the Minister for Local Government as to when he hoped to have a building scheme started in the town of Fethard, Tipperary. In...More Button

At present there is a scheme of 52 houses nearing completion in Carrick-on-Suir and when these houses are available for letting the housing problem of that town will have been largely solved. The...More Button

Deputy Treacy today referred to the fact that the planning authority require cottages to be built in groups. There are many advantages in that policy. It facilitates the laying of water and sewera...More Button

So far, I have dealt with the progress that has been made in the South Tipperary part of my constituency. I should like now to refer to the Waterford portion of the constituency. This year we hav...More Button

I would appeal to the Minister to take whatever steps are necessary to make the acquisition of sites easier. Compulsory acquisition is at the moment a rather slow process and takes a lot of time. ...More Button

I should like now to refer to the system of differential rents. Deputy Treacy referred in particular to the town of Clonmel. In my opinion differential rents are a “must” at the present time. If...More Button

I do not agree with the system whereby a son or daughter, as the case may be, is regarded as the breadwinner of the family for purposes of assessment of rent. The father or mother has the responsi...More Button

Deputy Flanagan made great play with a statement made by Senator Lenehan at the meeting of the County Councils' General Council on the occasion of the election of the chairman, to the effect that t...More Button

I am thinking particularly of my constituency where Waterford comes right up to the borough boundary of Clonmel, a distance of 35 miles from Dungarvan which is the administrative centre of Waterfor...More Button