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Higgins, Joe

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Leaders' Questions (Continued)

He would want to reform himself for a start.More Button

European Council Meetings

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will report on the discussions he held during the European Council in December.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will report on meetings he had with European Council leaders in December.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: if he discussed the issue of the exit of the State from the troika with European Council leaders in the European Council meeting on 19 and 20 December; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

European Council Meetings (Continued)

Tens of thousands of mainly working-class youths on this island were slaughtered in Europe as a result of the rivalry between major imperial powers jockeying for influence, territory and markets wh...More Button

Russia should be condemned for its interference in Ukraine, but does the Taoiseach not recognise the hypocrisy of his Government and the EU in pushing for sanctions when they uttered not a word a...More Button

For the poor people of Ukraine, now in the tender embraces of the troika or its equivalent, what kind of future exists in terms of lifting them out of the poverty and hardship that exist for so m...More Button

I have a brief supplementary question.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

I want to ask a question about legislation. However, the Taoiseach should stop digging.More Button

He must be the only person in the country who has the neck to say the Garda Commissioner retired as opposed to resigning, as if the events of the last three or six months never happened.More Button

The Taoiseach should stop digging; he is still in denial.More Button

Can I ask about legislation?More Button

When will the Taoiseach bring forward the workplace relations Bill and the industrial relations (No. 2) Bill? Is it Government policy to use the courts to break the democratic right of workers to ...More Button

White Paper on Defence

Asked the Minister for Defence: the date on which the White Paper on Defence will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Community Employment Schemes Places

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will reverse the cut that sees the loss of a community employment supervisor in the Community LYNKS drugs project, Inchicore, Dublin; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Special Protection Areas Designation

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: his views on the potential impact on the European designated special protection area following the sale of five acres on the Merrion Road beside the Booterstown Nature Reserve in Dublin, known as t...More Button

Drugs Payment Scheme Coverage

Asked the Minister for Health: if the drug Fampyra for multiple sclerosis will be available for patients through the public health service at no cost at the point of use; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button