Cruise-O'Brien, Conor

Wednesday, 14 July 1971

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 255 No. 8

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The Minister has just told us that he has every sympathy with the motives behind the amendment, the purpose envisaged by it, but at the same time that he is not going to accept it. The main reason, a...More Button

I know. Only the Minister understands anything. This principle has been made very clear in a series of extremely arrogant interventions here. It is generally, I think, taken that one of the purposes...More Button

Is it in order for this Minister to go on interrupting all the time?More Button

I hope that, like the judges, the Chair is not leaning over backwards.More Button

In supporting Deputy Pattison's amendment I should like also to register a protest against the manner in which the Minister and his supporters have treated the House during the debate on this Stage o...More Button

With your permission, a Leas-Cheann Comhairle, I venture to submit the point that it is relevant to this amendment and to every other amendment on this Stage of the Bill that the Minister in charge sh...More Button

Very well. I accept your ruling but I think this matter is of importance in relation to the Bill and to this amendment. The amendment put down by Deputy Pattison arises from an acute consciousness h...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Northern Ireland Situation.

Would the Taoiseach state whether he really considered that this ceremony in the Garden of Remembrance on the 11th July was a suitable occasion on which to address an appeal to the members of what he ...More Button

Would the Taoiseach not agree that history shows that attempts to solve the problem of Irish unification by a deal between Dublin and London over the head of Belfast are doomed to failure, and that is...More Button

Committee on Finance. - Prohibition of Forcible Entry and Occupation Bill, 1970: Report Stage (Resumed).

Is the Minister to be allowed interrupt at will?More Button

The Ceann Comhairle should be for both sides.More Button

Is this relevant?More Button

I have already spoken on the amendment as the Deputy would know if he had been here.More Button

Speak to the amendment.More Button

Contempt for the House once more.More Button

Is the Deputy dealing with the amendment?More Button

This is a Second Reading speech. (Interruptions.)More Button

Nobody said that.More Button

A conversation invented by the Deputy and, as usual, irrelevant. (Interruptions.)More Button

What has it to do with the amendment?More Button

Does the Deputy know what the amendment is?More Button

Everyone knew mine.More Button

That is the way it started.More Button

Not even republicianism.More Button


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