Manning, Maurice

Thursday, 12 March 1998

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 154 Nbr. 13

Death of Former Member: Expressions of Sympathy.

I join in the tribute to the late Jack McQuillan. I met him only once when he helped me with research. We spent a great afternoon together as he reminisced about his time in Irish politics. Howe...More Button

During most of his political life Jack McQuillan ploughed a lonely furrow. Yet the contribution of Noel Browne and himself in the 1950s was enormous. They could sting, and when they did, they dre...More Button

When Jack McQuillan left politics in the late 1960s he was still a young man and his loss to politics was enormous. As a footballer, Army officer and politician he made a difference. He deserves ...More Button

Order of Business.

Before agreeing to the Order of Business, I would like to raise the question of item 3 on today's Order Paper. Colleagues will know this matter has been consistently raised by myself, Senator O'To...More Button

I have been informed by the people concerned that the Minister met them and that the differences have not been resolved. The Minister told them that they can more or less take it or leave it and t...More Button

On a point of order, only the Government's amendment can be discussed when it goes back to the Dáil so, technically, the Leader is incorrect.More Button

That will be too late.More Button