Mulcahy, Richard James

Wednesday, 23 October 1946

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 103 No. 1

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Religious Persecution.

asked the Minister for External Affairs whether, in view of the trial and condemnation of Monsignor Stepinac, Archbishop of Zagreb and Primate of Yugo-Slavia, he will state if he has any information o...More Button

Will the Taoiseach say, in view of the express desire of the Dáil to take its full share in world co-operation to bring about order, to bring about peace and to avoid things disturbing to peace, wheth...More Button

Does the Taoiseach suggest that we have no means of getting information as to what is happening in these countries, in an official way through our representatives abroad or through any of the other co...More Button

Does the Taoiseach realise that Parliament here should get the greatest possible information as to what is happening in the world disturbing to order and to peace? For what purpose have we Ambassador...More Button

Is the Taoiseach aware that it has been prominently stated that the struggle that has begun between the Soviet and the Catholic Church in Europe is at the bottom of the unrest and disturbance that exi...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Commonwealth Trade Conference.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will state on what date the Government received an invitation to attend the Commonwealth Trade Conference which began in London on 3rd October; the p...More Button

Will the Minister make a statement at an early date as to the types of bodies that are being consulted and the kind of questionnaire put to them?More Button

In considering it, will the Minister realise that in Great Britain, as early as March and April of this year, the British Government found it necessary and desirable, in order to inform itself of the ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Facilities for House-Building.

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state what financial assistance by way of grant, subsidy, or loan, it is intended to make available for private persons and public ...More Button

Do I understand that the only financial assistance which private persons and public utility societies proposing to build houses will receive is the amount of assistance given them pre-war?More Button

Do I understand that the policy of the Government is to discourage the building of houses by private persons and public utility societies?More Button

But the Minister insists that private persons and public utility societies who propose to build now will not get any additional assistance to meet the higher cost of building?More Button

Are we clear now that the policy of the Government is one of discouraging building of houses by private persons and public utility societies?More Button

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state the terms upon which it is proposed to make money available for local authorities for the purpose of the provision of houses ...More Button

Do I understand that, until a local authority has made out its scheme and has obtained and considered tenders, it will not know what financial assistance it will get from the State?More Button

Is it not a fact that, until tenders are received and preparations made up to that point, the local authority will not get any guidance from the Minister as to what assistance it will get?More Button

Has any review been made of the situation which would enable the Minister to estimate what the all-in cost of houses to be built by local authorities is likely to be?More Button

And the local wages.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Local Authorities' Employees and Pensions.

Will the Minister say if the proposed pension scheme will cover road workers?More Button

Questions 23 and 24 are different.More Button

Very good.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Carrick-on-Suir and Clogheen District Hospitals.

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health whether he has received a protest from the Carrick-on-Suir Urban Council, and from others on behalf of the people of the district, against the...More Button

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health whether he has received a protest, on behalf of the people of the Clogheen district, County Tipperary, against the proposed closing of the Clo...More Button

Will the Minister say that no change will be made in the position of Carrick-on-Suir and Clogheen without a local public inquiry that will enable the local interests to be fully and publicly examined?More Button

Will the Minister say in what way and whether by any statutory function the Hospitals Commission comes into the consideration of this matter at all?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Food Mission to London.

Would the Minister say whether a statement recently made by a member of the British Government, to the effect that we here had no butter or bacon to offer as exports to Great Britain, was made as the ...More Button

Are we to understand from the Minister that there have been no conversations between our Government here and the British Government in relation to the export of either butter or bacon?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Housing Accommodation in Dublin.

asked the Minister for Finance whether, in view of the serious shortage of housing accommodation in Dublin, he will take steps to prevent Government Departments and other public or semi-public bodies ...More Button

Will the Parliamentary Secretary say whether any cognisance has been taken by his Department of the purchase by an official body of a series of residential flats in the city, and whether he has consid...More Button

Will the Parliamentary Secretary say whether he has considered at all whether a new body such as Bord na Móna might not have got its new quarters otherwise than by simply grabbing a considerable amou...More Button

I am asking the Parliamentary Secretary if he will consult with the Department of Local Government in connection with this matter and take into consideration the position that we have in this city whe...More Button

Will the Parliamentary Secretary say whether it has been considered at all that a new body like Bord na Móna might not have been housed outside the city?More Button

Order of Business.

For how long?More Button

I take it the end of business means 10.30 to-night?More Button

There is notice of a question on the Adjournment at 10 o'clock.More Button

Private Deputies' Business. - Reopening of National Schools in Dublin—Motion.

I move the following motion, which stands in my name and that of Deputy McGilligan:—More Button

In spite of the fact that it is now said that this is the place to discuss educational matters, my complaint when I was moving, for the sixth time in seven years, that the Estimate be referred back, w...More Button

Would the Minister read the motion?More Button

I said no such thing.More Button

And they will add a lot more to it.More Button

No; read the motion.More Button

Sir, may I intervene? On an important matter like this, before we go off on wrong lines of reasoning which might lead us to great difficulties, surely the Minister will undertake to read the motion?More Button

I want again to protest against the complete misreading and misinterpretation of the motion.More Button

I did not say any such thing.More Button

I did not say any such thing. I said it included a lot of other matters with finance.More Button

Forty-five years ago.More Button

When?More Button

Forty-five years ago.More Button

There are only 28 per cent. of them getting it.More Button

Certainly; we can speak only once in this debate.More Button

You are teaching them Irish.More Button

Written Answers. - Housing Subsidies.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will state the total number of dwellinghouses (a) subsidised; (b) unsubsidised, to be constructed by private persons and public utility societies, fo...More Button

Written Answers. - Constructional Work.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will state, in relation to the statement issued by the Government Information Bureau on the 19th July last that the estimated value of the amount of ...More Button

Written Answers. - Unemployment Assistance.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will state the number of (a) persons with means, (b) persons without means, discriminating between (i) men, and (ii) women, having applications curre...More Button

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will state the total number of (i) men, (ii) women, (iii) boys, (iv) girls, and (v) the total of such persons who were in receipt of (a) unemployment...More Button

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will state the total amount of unemployment assistance payments made in each of the months of April, May, June, July and August, 1946; and the amount...More Button

Written Answers. - Tithe do Thógáil.

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé, i dtaobh gach Baile-líomatáiste fé leith, cadé an méid tithe a bhí críochnaithe, um an 31ú Márta, 1946, fé Achta na dTithe (Forálacha Airgi...More Button

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé cadé an méid tithe go raibh a n-athdhéanamh críochnaithe, um an 31ú Márta, 1946, fé alt 5 (1) (h)d'Acht na dTithe (Forálacha Airgid agus For...More Button

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé cad iad na Tuath-líomatáistí inar críochnaíodh um an 31ú Márta, 1946, tithe go mbaineann alt 6 (1) (b) d'Acht na dTithe (Forálacha Airgid ag...More Button

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé cadé an méid tithe, maraon le méidna ndeontas atá le n-íoc ina dtaobh, a bhí críochnaithe um an 31ú Márta, 1946, i ngach Tuathlíomatáiste fé...More Button

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé cad iad na Bailelíomatáistí inar críochnaíodh, um an 31ú Márta, 1946, tithe go mbaineann Alt 6 (1) (a) (i) d'Acht na dTithe (Forálacha Airgi...More Button

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé cad iad na Bailelíomatáistí inar críochnaíodh um an 31ú Márta, 1946, tithe go mbaineann Alt 6 (1) (a) (ii) d'Acht na dTithe (Forálacha Airgi...More Button

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé i dtaobh gach Baile-líomatáiste fé leith, cadé an méid tithe a bhí faighte, um an 31ú Márta, 1946, ag an údarás áitiúil chun iad a dhíol le ...More Button

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé cadé an méid tithe nea-shláintiúla agus tithe neamhoiriúnacha chun comhnaithe a bhí leagtha i ngach Baile-líomatáiste, um an 31ú Márta, 1946...More Button

Written Answers. - Housing Statistics.

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state, in respect of the total number of new houses completed by the 31st March, 1946, under the Housing (Financial and Miscellaneo...More Button

Written Answers. - Loans for House Building.

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state under what terms and from what sources loans are available, at the present time, for persons wishing to make use of powers u...More Button

Written Answers. - Erection of Houses.

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state in respect of each county, county borough, urban district, and town with town commissioners: (1) the number of new houses app...More Button

Written Answers. - Rátaí do Bhailiú.

den Aire Rialtais Aitiúil agus Sláinte Poiblí an ndéarfa sé maidir le gach contae (a) cad is méid iomlán do rátaí na bliana 1946-47; (b) cadé méid an riaráiste rátaí ó 1945-46 a cuireadh isteach i mba...More Button

Written Answers. - Collection of Rates.

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state the amount of rates collected during the year ended 31st March, 1946, by means of (a) poor rates in county health districts; ...More Button

Written Answers. - Local Loans Fund.

asked the Minister for Finance if he will state the gross and net capital indebtedness of the Local Loans Fund on the 31st March, 1946; and the terms on which money is, at the present time, provided f...More Button

Written Answers. - Employment Schemes.

asked the Minister for Finance if he will state the average number of men engaged on employment schemes in each of the months of April, May, June, July and August, 1946, distinguishing between the num...More Button

Written Answers. - Classes in City Schools.

asked the Minister for Education if he will state in respect of each class in each of the following schools:—(1) Roll No. 1795, Central Model (Infants); (2) 12,448 Gardiner Street Convent; (3) 15,056 ...More Button

asked the Minister for Education if he will state, in respect of each class in each of the following schools:—(1) Roll No. 1795, Central Model (Infants); (2) 12,448 Gardiner Street Convent; (3) 15,056...More Button

Written Answers. - Army Recruiting.

asked the Minister for Defence if he will state the date upon which the new recruiting drive for the Army began; the total number of recruits required on that date; the total number of men that have m...More Button

asked the Minister for Defence if he will state in respect of (a) the City of Dublin; (b) the County of Dublin, and (c) each other separate recruiting division, the number of men who offered themselve...More Button


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