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Lenihan, Patrick J.

Thursday, 15 December 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 226 Nbr. 5


Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - CIE Locomotives.

Fine Gael are technicoloured.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Garda Promotion Regulations.

Up to 1960 promotions to officer and non-commissioned officer rank in the Dublin Metropolitan Division were confined to personnel serving in the Dublin Metropolitan Division. Promotions to Inspecto...More Button

The Garda Síochána Promotion Regulations 1960 permitted promotion to officer and non-commissioned officer rank to be made without regard to where members were serving. The Regulation...More Button

The promotion prospects of the personnel in the station sergeant rank have not been affected adversely since the pooling arrangements have come into force: in fact, their promotion prospects have b...More Button

It is pertinent to mention that under the new arrangements 25 Inspectors serving in the Dublin Metropolitan Division have secured promotions to the rank of Superintendent whereas under the old arr...More Button

I have had no representations from either the Commissioner or the Representative Bodies for the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, or Gardaí that the 1960 Regulations are contrary to the i...More Button

I receive representations only from the organised representative bodies of the Garda. I have had no representations in this regard.More Button

I will listen to anybody.More Button

Debate on Adjournment (Christmas Recess) (Resumed).

Is that what you think of the Kerry people?More Button

He has.More Button

I will be very brief. This 18th Dáil has a wonderful opportunity. This is the most testing time in our 40 odd years of freedom. Remember, in these 40 odd years Fianna Fáil have bee...More Button

If the Deputy had even a glimmer of what I am talking about, he would not interrupt. There will be social, fiscal, commercial adjustments to fit us for the Common Market. All in this House—t...More Button

I do not know what the Deputy is talking about, to be quite honest. There has to be adjustment to fit us to enter the Common Market in the Seventies. Why, in ainm Dé, do we not all get in ...More Button

I should like to see the 18th Dáil arriving at something like a consensus. A consensus is not very well thought of at the moment. What does “consensus” mean. It means people with one mind ...More Button

A great deal has been said about the by-elections but they were a form of mini-general election. I spent a long time in one constituency, a farming constituency in Kerry. The other was a city con...More Button

We on this side, to be quite honest, need the help of Fine Gael and Labour to get through all this legislation. It is important social legislation. It must have the greatest area and measures of ag...More Button

If we continue this negative, arid discussion, on the basis of “anything you can do, I can do better”, “me, too-ism”, when the people are waiting and looking for leadership, they will say: “We ask...More Button