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Howlin, Brendan

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (Continued)

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Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation

I pay tribute to Mr. David-Maria Sassoli of the socialist and democratic group who was this morning elected President of the European Parliament. In recent days, we have seen a process of nominati...More Button

The reason given was that Timmermans-----More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

It is a matter for the Houses of the Oireachtas.More Button

Death of Former Member: Expressions of Sympathy (Continued)

The devil's buttermilk.More Button

It is my privilege on my behalf and that of the Labour Party to join colleagues in expressing appreciation for a life extraordinarily well lived and remembering, on his passing, a Member of this Ho...More Button

One of the words used in respect of Members of this House is "patriot". Various Deputies would define that word in different ways. I regard Mark Killilea as a patriot. He genuinely loved his c...More Button

I had occasion to meet him outside the Houses once or twice in the Thomas Moore Tavern, a place of imbibement in my home town of Wexford, where he told me he was related to a person with whom I w...More Button

Reference has been made to his passion for agriculture and rural life, of which he was a great defender, as well as his service in terms of telecommunications. In many ways, his time as a Minist...More Button

His service as Minister of State facilitated the leap from analogue to digital technology. In many ways, we moved very quickly from a very Third World telecommunications infrastructure to what was...More Button

To Mark Killilea's great satisfaction, Charles Haughey was elected Taoiseach. A Deputy needs guile, wit, knowledge and wisdom to operate well in this House. All of those attributes were amply dem...More Button

I did not mention his European service, which was even more renowned. He served in the European Parliament. To be elected one of the five quaestors of the European Parliament is important becau...More Button

I offer my condolences to Anne and Mark's children, Eidín, Niamh, Deirbrin, Niall, Donagh, Medbh and Eimhín, as well as to his sisters Brid and Vera. We remember Mark, his son, who died tragical...More Button

Have a word with the Minister, Deputy Shane Ross, about it. The Minister of State will be all right.More Button

Cabinet Committee Meetings

Asked the Taoiseach: when Cabinet committee E, health, last met; and when it is next scheduled to meet.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: when Cabinet committee D, infrastructure, last met; and when it will next meet.More Button

Cabinet Committee Meetings (Continued)

The vital and often hidden role of healthcare assistants has come to light in recent weeks. A report published on Monday which reviews their role and function is really important and worth noting....More Button

I asked about healthcare assistants.More Button

Perhaps the Taoiseach could come back to us individually afterwards. I asked about healthcare assistants.More Button