Dillon, James Matthew

Thursday, 9 May 1946

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 100 No. 19

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Air Agreements.

asked the Minister for External Affairs whether he will inform Dáil Eireann if the resolution of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate of the United States of America, declaring all air agreemen...More Button

Is it the intention of the Minister for External Affairs to remain in the position of Mahomet's coffin, unless and until he hears something, or are we entitled to know where we stand? Have we an agre...More Button

I know, but that is not very much good to us, standing by an agreement on our side if the other fellow is not going to stand by the agreement on his side. It is a question of “you puts your money in ...More Button

And you are not going to ask them?More Button

Therefore, it hangs in the air with the greatest of ease, like the daring young man on the flying trapeze?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Freight Charges for Flour and Milling Offals.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce whether he is aware that flour millers in this country will only quote carriage paid prices for flour and milling offals, thus making it impossible for mer...More Button

In the event of any merchant being refused an allowance in respect of freight, where he takes the delivery of the flour at the mill, if he applies to the Minister, will the Minister take steps to ensu...More Button

Will the Minister take appropriate steps to ensure that effect is given to that Order in the event of a merchant complaining that he has been denied the benefit of it, or must the merchant report the ...More Button

I am asking the Minister will he use the powers?More Button

That is all I want to know. Thank you very much.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Purchase of Gelignite.

asked the Minister for Finance whether he will make dollar exchange available to licensed explosives dealers for the purchase of gelignite from suppliers in the United States of American in order to a...More Button

Is the Minister aware that at the present time it is almost impossible to get supplies of explosives in Great Britain, and that certain important public works in County Monaghan are held up for want o...More Button

In the case of the particular local difficulty I experienced, it might be as well for the parties to consult the Minister for Industry and Commerce and, in the event of the Minister recognising their ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Applications for Swiss Currency.

asked the Minister for Finance whether he will grant applications for Swiss currency to manufacturers of ready-made clothing who want to import silk or rayon linings with which to finish garments manu...More Button

Is the Minister aware that several ready-made manufacturers in this country have had to send out their cloth unlined because they could not get silk linings in Great Britain or the United States of Am...More Button

Is the Minister aware that in the year to which he refers Switzerland was the sole source of supply, and that in the years before the war few, if any, firms bought silks in Switzerland? They all boug...More Button

That I should not refer to the granting of facilities to other firms?More Button

I am referring to the result of a trial by a competent court of jurisdiction.More Button

If frances are given to these gentlemen why not give them to legitimate manufacturers?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Civil Service Age Limits.

Is it not true that the bulk of these gentlemen who received an extra year accepted the extra year at the urgent representations of the Government, who begged them to remain on to assist in the onerou...More Button

Committee on Finance. - Resolution No. 9—General (Resumed).

Are you in favour of taking off tariffs?More Button

Are you in favour of taking tariffs off fertilisers?More Button

Are you in favour of taking off tariffs?More Button

Hear, hear.More Button

Sir, I understand that when Metro Goldwyn Mayer came to the conclusion that their existing female stars tended to fade, one enterprising executive directed their attention to Betty Grable's legs and s...More Button

But if the new candidate for the office has to be groomed, I really do think we have spent enough public money on him. There is £470,000 a year now for the petrol. There are millions being poured int...More Button

Not too early after ceilidhthes that went on all night. If ceilidhthes are kept going until 5 o'clock you can then get 6 o'clock Mass in Clarendon Street. I have been to dances in dance halls in thi...More Button

Nach fearr dó an deontas £5 a thabhairt do gach leanbh sa Ghaeltacht?More Button


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