Molony, David

Thursday, 15 May 1986

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 366 No. 6

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An Bille um an Deichiú Leasú ar an mBunreacht, 1986: An Dara Céim (Atógáil). Tenth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1986: Second Stage (Resumed).

This is the second major opportunity the House has had since the New Ireland Forum, and the forum report, to indicate our willingness to deliver on some of the offerings made by all parties at the fo...More Button

An Bille um an Deichiú Leasú ar an mBunreacht, 1986: An Dara Céim (Atógáil). Tenth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1986: Second Stage (Resumed)

Before the sos I quoted certain statistics from Northern Ireland which indicated very clearly that over the past several years there has been no dramatic increase in the number of divorce decrees bein...More Button

I have never been in any doubt about Deputy Flynn's views on any subject, and credit to him. In our party Deputy Cooney and Deputy Glenn have made their views know, and full credit to the people who ...More Button

Deputy Woods and Fianna Fáil are afraid to indicate to urban Ireland, particularly the densely populated urban areas like Dublin, that they are a party of the past in social terms, that they are a par...More Button

It is a fact.More Button

It is a fact.More Button

Deputy Haughey should be noted as being meticulous in his attentions to this House.More Button

Of all times in the history of this Dáil when we are discussing a most important amendment to the Constitution he finds himself absent from the House. I find that extraordinary. If there is a reason...More Button

I am merely citing as a fact that Deputy Haughey is not here this week. If Deputy Flynn can explain it, so be it, but I am very surprised that the Fianna Fáil spokesman or somebody from Fianna Fáil d...More Button

I do not know just how strategic it was or was intended to be, but I submit to this House that it is a slight on the House and on the importance of this historic debate that Deputy Haughey should abse...More Button

——behind damn silly arguments relating to the detail of this Bill. (Interruptions.)More Button

I challenge Deputy Treacy to listen to the detail of the argument I am going to use about Deputy Woods's speech yesterday and I will hear with interest what he has to say about the detail of his party...More Button

Before going into the detail of Fianna Fáil's nine points of objection to the measure, I will mention what Deputy Glenn and members of Fianna Fáil have referred to in this debate, that is, the importa...More Button

That is not so; it is unfair.More Button


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