Johnson, Thomas

Wednesday, 5 December 1923

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 5 No. 18

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PRIVATE NOTICE QUESTION. - HAULBOWLINE DOCKYARD—DISCHARGE OF EMPLOYEES.

Are we to understand the suspension of the work is merely for a short period?More Button

DÁIL IN COMMITTEE. - FISHERIES BILL, 1923—THIRD STAGE (RESUMED).

Did they succeed?More Button

THE DAIL IN COMMITTEE. - MINISTERS AND SECRETARIES BILL, 1923—(THIRD STAGE.)

I wish to say a word in favour of the amendment. I believe it is desirable that the President should answer to the Dáil for external affairs, and I note that it does, in fact, retain a Department of ...More Button

Is it in order for a Minister to refer to a Deputy as Mr. So-and-so?More Button

I support the amendment on the grounds that it is desirable in my view that the very important work of this Department should be in the hands of the head of the Executive Council because of its impor...More Button

They did as a matter of confidence.More Button

It is delightful to hear the President express himself in the way he has done, but one would imagine that the Bill was presented to the Dáil simply for ratification without consideration. Surely, ev...More Button

On the point of the practicability of this amendment, if I am not mistaken it was found that during the preparation of the lists of the register that certain officials of the Local Government Departme...More Button

Read down the amendments. There is a consequential amendment.More Button

Do not imagine impossibilities.More Button

I am sorry to have to point out to the Minister his lack of attention to the Bill of which he is in charge. The same applies to Deputy Wilson. There are provisions in other amendments handing over t...More Button

I beg to move: “In sub-paragraph (v.), line 9, after the words `technical training,' to insert the words `other than scientific and technical research in relation to economic development.' ” There is ...More Button

The arguments of the Minister are, I think, sound. The object of this amendment was rather to leave it as a possibility for the Ministry of Agriculture or of Education or of Commerce, if funds were a...More Button

Amendment No. 8, in my name, is consequential on the last amendment, so I do not move it.More Button

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS BILL, 1923. - SECOND STAGE.

In asking the Dáil to give a Second Reading to this Bill I shall have to relate somewhat of the intentions and go into some detail with regard to its general purposes and its needs, but I want to say...More Button

Deputy Gorey reminds me that there are arrears even in connection with railway service. I may give the Deputy an assurance—if that is what he is seeking—that the arrears of payment from the County Co...More Button


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