O'Higgins, Michael Joseph

Tuesday, 15 June 1948

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 111 No. 7

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Scoileanna Nua Gairm-Oideachais.

If the Deputy does not mind putting down this question to-morrow, the Minister will be here to reply himself.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Closing of County Kildare Graveyard.

asked the Minister for Local Government if he has received an application from the Kildare County Council for the closing of the graveyard at Garriskee, Moyvalley, County Kildare; and, if so, whether ...More Button

Committee on Finance. - Connaught Rangers (Pensions) Bill, 1948—Money Resolution.

I move:— That it is expedient to authorise such payments out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas as are necessary to give effect to any Act of the present Session to amend the Connaught Rangers (Pens...More Button

Committee on Finance. - Connaught Rangers (Pensions) Bill, 1948—Committee and Final Stages.

I could not consider including it in this Bill, but I will ensure that consideration is given to the representations made.More Button

The general question raised is outside the scope of this particular Bill. It really relates to the general pensions legislation. I think the figures mentioned are fairly accurate, that £28,000 would...More Button

Committee on Finance. - Finance Bill, 1948—Committee Stage (Resumed).

Who closed down Aer Lingus? Get your facts right.More Button

I do not know Deputy MacEntee's form sufficiently well to be quite definite about the reasons for his speech, but it does appear to me that he was activated by an effort to cause propaganda to permeat...More Button

What newspaper is it?More Button

It is a very good paper.More Button

I always listen to what the Cork Examiner says.More Button

I am glad Deputy McGrath seems determined to take his politics from the Cork Examiner in future instead of from the Irish Press. If he continues on these lines, he will be doing far better in the fut...More Button

There seems to be a general assumption amongst opposition Deputies, who were led into this particular trap by Deputy MacEntee, that everyone who buys a gallon of petrol is, by virtue of that very fact...More Button

As I said, I am always willing to take my politics from or listen to the Cork Examiner, but not to all Cork men. It is sometimes rather difficult to follow them, anyhow. Therefore if you balance one ...More Button

Where is the unemployment?More Button

I move amendment No. 8:— Before Section 4 to insert a new section as follows:— (1) This section applies to tractors, agricultural tractors and agricultural engines— (a) used solely on a farm and not...More Button

Are you speaking against the amendment?More Button

That was only half the number you had; you had 16.More Button

The Deputy did not hear what the Minister had to say about it.More Button

Committee on Finance. - Vote 41—Local Government (Resumed).

When I moved to report progress on this Estimate, I had already spoken at greater length than I intended, and certainly at greater length than it is my custom to speak. I was talking on the last day ...More Button


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