Carey, Donal

Thursday, 22 May 1986

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 366 No. 10

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Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 1986: Second Stage.

He failed to take the opportunity.More Button

The Deputy was caught out.More Button

I wish to be associated with the remarks of some of the speakers who spoke on behalf of a postal vote facility for disabled people. I listened with interest to Deputy Leyden accusing the Government o...More Button

It is a little hard to listen to Deputy Leyden continuously using niggling phraseology to try to provoke confrontation. He is doing so for his own basic aims, promoting himself, and he has made plent...More Button

I support postal voting and would ask the Minister for the Environment to have another look at the situation to see if it can be tightened up further. It was abused at the last and previous elections ...More Button

Like Deputy Burke I know about the ins and outs of it. I suffered defeat at the polls.More Button

I appreciate what goes on. In any case, I do not have very much to suggest by way of changing the regulations which were last brought out. Abuses exist, even though I would say that in my constituenc...More Button

However, there were abuses elsewhere. We did not lose any seats at the last election, at least I did not lose mine. As far as personation is concerned, this is a great opportunity for all the polit...More Button

I will be at some polling station anyway. This is a great opportunity for all the parties to get together to see that at least one poll will be properly conducted and above-board. It is a rare oppor...More Button

He is doing well so far When personation agents are provided the good will be seen by the public and they will appreciate it. The referendum, whether it is a yes or a no vote, will have been conducte...More Button


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