Cooney, Patrick Mark

Thursday, 16 November 1972

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 263 No. 10

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Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Value of £.

Is the Minister referring to the parity of the Irish £ or the parity of the British £?More Button

What I am seeking information on is whether the Minister is referring to parity of the British £ or the Irish £?More Button

Would the Minister convey his reply to me to the petrol companies who have based their case for an increased price on the basis of the comparative value of the Irish £?More Button

I am telling the Minister about what was reported by the national radio.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Departments Transfer.

Could the Minister say if the project for Athlone will use all the land which has been reserved, or will there be surplus land?More Button

Will the plans in respect of which it is proposed to seek tenders provide buildings of sufficient size to enable the transfer of the entire Department?More Button

Can the Minister tell me the proportion of the Department which will be going to Athlone?More Button

Can the Minister say if consent has been obtained from the civil servants concerned?More Button

Are the plans in respect of which tenders are being sought for a section or for the whole project?More Button

Has the Minister any idea of the approximate numbers involved?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Motor Insurance.

If the Minister listens at the thin walls he might get an idea of when the report is likely to come.More Button

At a premium that is unrealistic.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Ethyl Alcohol.

They could help the Minister's Department to understand the directive.More Button

Above all, do not do anything.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Company Law Proposals.

The Minister said some companies might be exempted from the requirement of this proposed directive to publish their accounts. Could the Minister give any indication of what class of companies might be...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Drug Abuse.

Can the Minister say if there are any prosecutions pending?More Button

Is it intended to place personnel with training in this particular field throughout Ireland?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Border Security.

In his reply the Minister dealt almost entirely with Question No. 120. I would ask him to deal particularly with No. 119, and to state what steps are being taken to provide security for Garda personn...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - “On the Spot” Fines.

asked the Minister for Justice if he intends to implement the recommendation of the report of the Committee on Court Practice and Procedure regarding the extension of “on the spot” fines; and, if so, ...More Button

Does the Minister not agree that, in view of the vast amount of time which Garda personnel spend in District Courts dealing with minor traffic offences, which time very often is paid for at overtime r...More Button

Has the Minister considered these views?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Mountjoy Prison Reconstruction.

Is it not correct to say that the reconstruction of the wings cannot proceed until the corrective training unit has been constructed and, if that is correct, can the Minister give some indication as t...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Crime Rate.

While it is heartening to hear that the figures up to September, 1972, show a lessening in the rate of increase, can the Minister tell us whether the rate of detection has improved similarly?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Proscribed Organisations.

Can the Minister give any indication of what “the near future” means in that context? He did indicate in his public pronouncement that he was running into extraordinary difficulties in the drafting o...More Button

I suggest to the Minister that the reason for the extraordinary difficulties is that the Minister has come headlong against the requirements of the rule of law.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Ministerial Visits Abroad.

If I might at this stage, a Cheann Comhairle, draw the Minister's attention to Question No. 116. I think the Minister's file was missing.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Adopion Laws.

Can the Minister give us any approximate timetable as to when this is likely to be in draft legislation form?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Michael Collins Commemoration.

Is it intended to participate next year?More Button

The generosity will be an annual thing.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Army Widows' Pensions.

Is the Minister aware that Army widows have not yet got the increase in pensions which have been granted to the widows of other State personnel and this is causing considerable hardship and dissatisfa...More Button

Can the Minister give them any hope of speedy action? They have been a long time waiting.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Army Medical Services.

What steps are being taken to overcome the difficulties of recruiting medical and dental personnel?More Button

Can the Minister say that there will be a substantial increase in pay available to Army doctors and dentists?More Button

Would the Minister not agree that there is no other way of getting doctors and dentists?More Button

In view of the expansion of the Army would the Minister consider reopening the military hospital at Custume Barracks, Athlone, to cater for the Western Command?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Army Accommodation.

Could the Minister say where the proposed new barracks are likely to be sited?More Button

Who comprises this committee?More Button

Are any Army personnel involved?More Button

The Minister indicated in his reply that plans are being drawn up, but surely these plans cannot be drawn unless the site or at least a locality has been selected as the plans will have to be drawn w...More Button

Is it in the midlands?More Button

If it is on the east coast near Dublin, what will happen to the present barracks in Dublin city?More Button

Is the Minister now saying that on a matter of such tremendous importance as that of these military barracks situated in Dublin city, a decision is being made to sell them off?More Button

Will the Minister give the House an opportunity to participate in a debate on that critical question?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Army Strength.

Can the Minister say if recruiting is still proceeding satisfactorily?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Curragh Camp Prisoners.

Could the Minister say if precautions have been taken to ensure that this will not happen again?More Button


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