Fox, Billy

Wednesday, 22 March 1972

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 259 No. 14

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Married Women's Unemployment Benefit.

and Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Social Welfare whether any new regulations have been made in cases where women who have paid insurance contributions prior to their marriage subsequently apply f...More Button

Business of Dáil

I gave notice of a special notice question and I believe that it has been ruled as neither important nor urgent.More Button

I did not make any effort to get around your ruling.More Button

The question went down and I understand it will not be taken tomorrow either.More Button

This is an urgent matter and cannot wait until after the Easter recess. I want to know from you can we take this question now or on the Adjournment tonight.More Button

The question before you is——More Button

——if in view of the fact that there have been casualties among the Garda Síochaná from excessive exposure to CS gas grenades and smoke grenades fired into the State by British forces——More Button

You appear to know that the Department of Justice have explored the possibility of taking this question tomorrow. I want to know from you now can this question be taken tomorrow?More Button

If members of the Garda Síochána were knocked out by British CS gas and if that is not a matter of——More Button

It is not a mischievous question. These members of the Garda Síochána will be called out by the Government to perform their duties next Sunday and I want to know from this House what steps will be ta...More Button

I have already asked whether I can deal with the matter now——More Button

——tonight or tomorrow?More Button

Any consideration that you give to me will be given right now. I want to know will you allow me to raise this on the Adjournment tonight or tomorrow?More Button

I give notice that I propose to raise this matter on the Adjournment tonight.More Button

Adjournment Debate. - Gardaí in Border Areas.

I want to preface my remarks here tonight by quoting an extract from a speech made by Mr. Peadar O'Donnell at a Fianna Fáil victory rally in College Green, Dublin, in January, 1932: He said: The poli...More Button

I will relate my remarks to the matter before the House, but these remarks were made here today about me in relation to this question and, as far as I am concerned, I will now put the record straight.More Button

I thank you, Sir, for giving me the opportunity of raising this question even at this late hour, but I am not happy with your suggestion that this is a mischievous question and it is for this reason t...More Button

There have been casualties among the Garda Síochána from excessive exposure to CS gas grenades and smoke grenades fired into the State by British Forces at places at which the gardaí have been detaile...More Button

I quite understand. I am saying that this equipment has been supplied to the Army who are not on the spot among the smoke as members of the Garda are. I am not objecting to the Army being supplied, ...More Button

I want the Minister to clarify his opening remark. I will take no sarcasm from the Minister.More Button

I will take no sarcasm from the Minister. Outside if you want anything.More Button

I want the Minister to clarify his opening remarks.More Button

I am not ashamed to be a Protestant.More Button

If the Minister does not withdraw, I will bring the matter up again.More Button

You did and I will raise it in the House tomorrow until you withdraw or the House adjourns. I am not ashamed to be a Protestant.More Button

If the Minister does not clarify the remark——More Button

——will the Chair tell me what the Minister for Justice meant?More Button


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