Garland, Roger T.

Wednesday, 1 July 1992

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 421 No. 9

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Regional Technical Colleges Bill, 1991: Report Stage.

I congratulate the Minister on his flexibility and on acceding to the democratic wishes of the IVEA who made strong representations to him. It is good to see democracy working. I shall not detain the ...More Button

I support amendment No. 9 in the name of Deputy O'Shea. My amendment No. 10 is almost indentical. I have nothing further to add to the comments of Deputies O'Shea and Mac Giolla. On amendment No. 11...More Button

Regional Technical Colleges Bill, 1991: Report Stage (Resumed).

This is another question of the Minister seeming to take more power than is necessary and that is why it is very important to delete “subject to such conditions as the Minister may determine”. I will...More Button

I am pleased that the Minister has made an effort to meet us on this matter. I will not be pressing my amendment.More Button

I wish to say, first, that I support amendment No. 43 in the name of the Minister as it will improve the Bill considerably. Amendment No. 44, which is in my name and that of Deputy O'Shea, seeks to i...More Button

Exactly. Leaving the semantics aside, it is important that the principle be accepted. I put it to the Minister that the wording of his amendment, which includes the phrase “after consultation with”,...More Button

I have nothing to add but merely to commend the amendment to the House.More Button

Dublin Institute of Technology Bill, 1991: Report and Final Stages.

This amendment was adequately discussed on Committee Stage, so I shall not detain the House other than to say that I fully agree with the comments made by Deputy Higgins. On Committee Stage the Minis...More Button

I support amendment No. 5 in the names of Deputies J. Higgins and T. Ahearn. However, I contend that amendment No. 6, in my name and that of Deputy O'Shea, is slightly better in so far as it proposes...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Clerical Duties.

Asked the minister: if he will give details of the number of members of the Garda Síochána who are habitually involved in clerical duties; and whether he considers this excessive.More Button

Written Answers. - Teachers' Religious Practices.

Asked the minister: whether any teacher has either been discharged from teaching duties or has failed to be appointed to a school because of religious reasons such as the denomination practised or the lack of practise of...More Button

Written Answers. - Road Improvements.

Asked the minister: if he will outline the plans, if any, which are in hand for the improvement, reconstruction and widening of Ireland's main trunk road network, including (a) the timescale involved (b) the breakdown of...More Button

Written Answers. - EC Regulations.

Asked the minister: if he will outline a timescale for the ratification of all outstanding EC regulations.More Button

Written Answers. - Treatment of Sheep.

Asked the minister: whether he intends to take any action over the treatment of sheep during a recent protest in his Department.More Button


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