Donegan, Patrick S.

Tuesday, 9 March 1971

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 252 No. 4

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Eel Exports.

asked the Taoiseach the value of exports of smoked and fresh eel in 1970.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Mussel Gathering.

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Health if he will state the simple procedure by which an Irish citizen can gather mussels in a river estuary, not recommended as a completely clear area, and trea...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Membership of EEC.

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if grants can be obtained within the EEC from the European Social Fund by private promoters to set up industry where employment is lacking or to ...More Button

That is not the question I asked. Could the Parliament of a member country for an undeveloped area such as Leitrim decide to give grants for factories while a member of the EEC? Could this Parliamen...More Button

This Parliament could do that?More Button

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if regional policies, that do not discriminate against nationals of member countries, can be decided for undeveloped areas by parliaments of memb...More Button

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs how article 226 of the Rome Treaty can be used to help Ireland before or after its accession to the EEC.More Button

Could the Minister not say why a similar article in the Anglo-Irish Free Trade Area Agreement, namely Article 19, has not been invoked to help industry?More Button

It is a similar question.More Button

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if farmers in the EEC countries pay added value tax on the raw materials of their industry, viz. fertilisers, farm machinery and cereal foods; if ...More Button

Is the Minister of opinion that such a correction on the price of produce sold here would hold for our farmers if we went in?More Button

In other words, it would be just plus and minus and no loss.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Civil Service Pensions.

One factor might be the Minister.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Potato Exports.

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries the value of new potatoes exported from Cork port to the British market in 1970.More Button

Can the Parliamentary Secretary say if that is an improvement or a disimprovement on the previous year?More Button

Could the Parliamentary Secretary give any reason for that?More Button

We ate them at home.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Trawler Navigation.

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries the number of trawlers registered in the Republic of Ireland using either the decca navigation system or radar navigation; and the numbe...More Button

Would the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries consider ascertaining these figures so that we might know of the trawlers that are so equipped? Would he consider also giving a grant towards the inst...More Button

The reason why the Deputy included radar is that he happens to know that radar is being used on the west coast to allow trawlers to fish in the same parts as in previous days. I wonder if grants coul...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Stocks of Queen Scallops.

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries the extent of the bed of queen scallops or queenies discovered between Lambay Island and the Tuskar Rock and his estimation of the area ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Stocks of Crawfish.

and Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries the points on the east and west coasts south of which crawfish in commercial quantities may be caught; and if he considers that Irish fi...More Button

Is the Minister aware that the value of crawfish is approximately 50 per cent higher than the value of lobster? Because stocks of this fish exist, his Department should initiate special grants and lo...More Button

I am suggesting it is the Minister's job to do this. Would he not consider consulting with An Bord Iascaigh Mhara as to giving special grants for these special boats, bearing in mind that the French ...More Button

Let us hope something will come of these talks.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Cork Industrial Development.

I would have thought the Deputy would know what is the population of Millstreet.More Button

Then, why ask?More Button

I am able to look after my own town very well.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Sale of Military Transport Vessel.

What was the price of the vessel?More Button

When a Deputy asks a question about the price of something such as a large ocean going vessel, the price should be available to the House. (Interruptions.)More Button


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