O'Higgins Snr., Dr Thomas Francis

Wednesday, 2 April 1930

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 34 No. 4

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In supporting the motion before the House I will do so in very few words. One reason is, I think, the House has got an overdose of talking during the day and is anxious to know who is to be the Presi...More Button

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I am sorry if I misinterpreted the Deputy. I apparently took him up incorrectly. I was proceeding to point out that we have freed the people from squalor and we have freed them from misery and dark...More Button

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It was made from Deputy Cosgrave's Front Bench and not repudiated by him.More Button

When a Fianna Fáil Deputy is speaking, we take it he is speaking for his Party, and we expect that when a Minister is speaking on a matter of policy it must be accepted that he is speaking for the Gov...More Button

We hold that the majority of this country have the right to do wrong, but Deputy de Valera differs from us. We are democrats, but the Republicans are too democratic to accept that principle. They hav...More Button


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