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Hayes, Brian

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Confidence in the Government: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

I am pleased to have the opportunity to make some remarks. What is absolutely clear in this debate is that those in the Sinn Féin Party would say anything, do anything and lie about anything as a ...More Button

I did not interrupt the Deputy yesterday. I notice that every time the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste inform the House of a jobs announcement on a Wednesday or a Thursday and every time they give the ...More Button

Sinn Féin's tactic has always been to maximise its own political ends, as we know well from Northern Ireland. Those in Sinn Féin have no interest in the future or in getting the country back to wo...More Button

I see the angry young man is back with us. The same decibels will not work.More Button

It is fascinating. When one examines all of Sinn Féin's promises on VAT, the universal social charge and, as the Tánaiste noted, on wealth, the numbers do not add up. The Sinn Féin objective of g...More Button

There is a good deal of similarity between the United Kingdom Independence Party in Britain and Sinn Féin. Sinn Féin and the UKIP are both anti-European parties, both ultra-nationalist parties and...More Button

The most recent antics of Sinn Féin's pre-budget submission and the antics with regard to the motion in the House this evening have shown that they have nothing to offer the people and they have be...More Button

That is a tax on wealth.More Button