Leyden, Terry

Thursday, 24 November 1983

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 346 No. 2

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Order of Business.

I wish to raise on the Adjournment the sudden closure of the factory in Castlerea, County Roscommon with the loss of 18 jobs. I should like the Minister to take some positive action.More Button

EUTELSAT Convention: Motion.

On behalf of Fianna Fáil I welcome in general the establishment of the European Telecommunications Satellite Organisation, EUTELSAT. We regard this as an historic step in European communications. I ...More Button

From 1980 the European Space Agency has provided satellites for point-to-point communication links capable of carrying a large part of intra-European telephone, telegraph and telex traffic and the rel...More Button

The convention deals with communications and there was mention of two channels by EUTELSAT. In that regard there is a connection between television broadcasting and EUTELSAT because the two channels ...More Button

I accept that but it is fair, when the Minister is not giving me an opportunity to discuss other aspects of satellite broadcasting, to refer to this particularly when he has availed of another method ...More Button

The organisation will be based in paris. I appreciate that we have only a percentage of the total involvement in this organisation but we should have some say in the job potential being created, part...More Button

Well, we can discuss that too.More Button

I will not go into that any further. We must ensure that EUTELSAT will not be used for anything except peaceful communications between member countries. This organisation will have immense benefits ...More Button

I welcome the setting up of the convention. It is a new development and I ask the Minister to give the House an opportunity to discuss satellite television broadcasting at the earliest possible oppor...More Button

Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefits.

asked the Minister for Social Welfare how a sum of £5 was assessed as means in a claim for unemployment allowance made by a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the reason for the continuous...More Button

asked the Minister for Social Welfare if he will take a decision on the application for unemployment assistance made by a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon.More Button

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