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Ó Caoláin, Caoimhghín

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Brexit: Statements (Resumed)

We would never let him come between us. We are amenable to accommodating him all the same.More Button

Two weeks ago, I met a number of MEPs from across Europe who were in Ireland on a fact-finding mission. They were here to meet with local communities, north and south of the Border, in order to es...More Button

Last week in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, a joint resolution was debated calling for the North to be protected from Brexit. Five hundred and sixteen MEPs supported it. That resolution...More Button

In recent decades, the European Union has shown itself to be flexible in dealing with different forms of integration for member states within the Union and for non-member states with the Union. ...More Button

In previous contributions on this subject, I have made reference to the sense of foreboding and fear among people in Border communities, such as my own in Cavan and Monaghan, regarding the implic...More Button

It is now over nine months since the Brexit referendum took place. The result introduced a new and formidable element of uncertainty into the lives of so many. What will it mean for our communi...More Button

The next meeting of the European Council, on 29 April, will be critical. That will be the Taoiseach's opportunity to follow through on the wishes of the majority and fight for special designated ...More Button

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the estimated annual cost for the proper implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities once ratified; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Army Barracks

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: further to Parliamentary Question No. 276 of 21 March 2017, the reason his Department is apparently unaware that Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board has determined the future use of the...More Button

Summer Works Scheme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the details of the summer works scheme 2016-17; if there are planned works for summer 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Equal Opportunities Employment

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the annual cost of running the WALK PEER programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Broadcast Advertising Standards Regulation

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: if his attention has been drawn to the World Health Organization protocol on monitoring food and beverage marketing to children via television and the Internet; if he will undertake work to quantif...More Button