Norris, David, Norris, David

Thursday, 12 March 1998

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 154 Nbr. 13


Death of Former Member: Expressions of Sympathy.

The Independent group wishes to be associated with these messages of sympathy and tribute paid to the late Jack McQuillan. I had the honour of knowing him over a number of years. He was colleague...More Button

One of my personal reminiscences of Jack McQuillan is characteristic. I was involved in the peace train that ran between Dublin and Belfast. On one occasion on our way back from Belfast, the train...More Button

He said he was not getting off the train and that he intended to miss the bus. He said he had travelled on a peace train and he was returning to Dublin on it. The IRA would not put him off the tr...More Button

We must listen to people like Jack McQuillan who come from a strong Nationalist and republican background, whose credentials cannot be impugned and who are noted GAA athletes, when they speak abou...More Button

Order of Business.

It is your natural gallantry, a Chathaoirligh, that goes for the female species.More Button

No. Shame on you.More Button

Has the Leader any plans to have a debate on asylum seekers? This would be timely as commitments have been given and people have been left waiting for more than a year in a squalid state of limbo. ...More Button

The Leader gave an indication some weeks ago that he would favourably consider holding a debate on the future of the Luas proposal, the underground option in particular. Could he look at that and ...More Button