Faulkner, Padraig

Tuesday, 7 November 1978

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 309 No. 2

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Private Members' Business. RTE Licence Fees: Motion.

I move the following amendment: To delete all words after “Dáil Éireann” and substitute the following:— “takes note of the decision of the Government to allow an increase in licence fees to provide fo...More Button

Following consideration of the survey, which showed a clear preference for a second RTE channel, it was decided in November 1975 that the second television network when completed would be used for thi...More Button

I would like to deal now with the question of whether the National Prices Commission should, in fact, have been consulted before the Government decided on the amount of the increase. The increases re...More Button

Written Answers. - State Board Appointments

On 9 December 1977 Mr. Sean Mac Gearailt was appointed to be a member of the RTE Authority, the only semi-State body under the aegis of my Department, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation, f...More Button

Written Answers. - Waterford Telephone Applications.

Excluding 80 applications for which arrangements have been made to provide service, there are about 300 applications awaiting attention at Waterford, of which the earliest was made in November 1977. ...More Button

Written Answers. - Cork City New Post Office.

The possible need for a sub-post office in the area is being reviewed at present. I will communicate further with the Deputy when the review has been completed.More Button

Written Answers. - Special Payment to Engineers.

The only payments made recently to professional engineers, additional to normal salary, were in respect of extra attendances. The amounts involved varied.More Button

Written Answers. - Telephone Service.

I regret that because of shortage of equipment in Swords exchange it has not been possible to provide service to the traders in question. It is expected that service will be provided for two of the tr...More Button

An additional kiosk to serve the needs of these estates will be provided as soon as possible after the necessary consents have been obtained to a suitable site.More Button

The number of faults reported in the past six months was 13; 23 other faults were cleared in the course of regular maintenance.More Button

(a) No undertaking was given on this matter; the answer gave the position at that time. (b) As a result of the industrial action by engineering staff earlier this year, during the course of which no ...More Button

(a) 195. (b) 65. (c) December 1977. (d) 200. (e) An extension to the exchange which will enable service to be provided to outstanding applicants is on order and is expected to be installed about the ...More Button


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