Timmins, Billy

Thursday, 17 February 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 514 No. 5

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Ceisteanna–Questions. - Priority Questions. White Paper on Defence.

Asked the minister: the representations, if any, he has made to the Department of Finance to fund the re-equipping of the Air Corps and Naval Service; the way in which he will fund the re-equipping of both services; and ...More Button

On behalf of Fine Gael, I join Deputy Wall in offering our condolences to the families, relatives and friends of Privates Deere, Murphy, Fitzpatrick and Lawlor on their tragic deaths. Does the Ministe...More Button

Ceisteanna–Questions. - Air Accident Investigation.

Asked the minister: when the report of the inquiry into the Air Corps crash on 2 July 1999 will be available; if its findings will be made public; if the relatives' expressed concerns regarding safety will form part of t...More Button

I thank the Minister for his reply and again express our sympathies to the relatives and friends of those tragically killed in this accident. Will the Minister confirm when the report will be finished...More Button

Are there any plans to replace the Dauphin helicopters, if so, at what cost and from where will the money come? Is the Minister concerned by recent media reports of incidents involving Air Corps aircr...More Button

Ceisteanna–Questions. - Defence Forces Representative Associations.

Asked the minister: when he last met with RACO and PDFORRA; the requests, if any, he has had for a recent meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

I thank the Minister for his reply. May and August 1999 seem a long time ago. Have the representative associations requested a meeting with the Minister and, if so, when did they make this request? W...More Button

I am not sure whether it is PDFORRA or RACO the Minister has not met since May. Does he agree it might help if he had a more definitive schedule and agreed to meet them every quarter rather than leavi...More Button

Other Questions. - Decentralisation Programme.

As regards the Defence Forces training headquarters, does the Minister agree that most of the training administration is done in the Curragh and most of the physical training is done in the Glen of Im...More Button

Other Questions. - Army Barracks.

At a previous Question Time the Minister spoke about undertaking an audit of Defence Forces property with a view to assisting local authorities with the purchase of land. Have there been any advances ...More Button

If the Minister receives an application from Wicklow County Council for land in the Glen of Imaal I ask him to look upon it favourably.More Button

Other Questions. - Departmental Staff.

Where will these people work when the deafness compensation tribunal is established? Will they remain within the Department of Defence or will they relocate to the compensation tribunal? In view of th...More Button

Other Questions. - White Paper on Defence.

Asked the minister: the recent discussions, if any, he has had with the general staff with respect to the Defence Studies Group submission to the White Paper; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: if he will report on the recent meeting of his Department officials and members of the Defence Forces with respect to the forthcoming Defence White Paper; and if he will make a statement on the matter...More Button

Other Questions. - Defence Forces Equipment.

On a related topic, has the Government plans to replace the Government jet?More Button

Written Answers. - Helsinki Summit.

Asked the minister: if decisions taken at the recent Helsinki Summit have any implications for the Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Speech Therapy Service.

Asked the minister: the length of time a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow has been on the Eastern Health Board waiting list for an appointment for treatment for a speech impediment; when he will receive this t...More Button

Written Answers. - Orthodontic Service.

Asked the minister: the length of time a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow has been on the Eastern Health Board waiting list for orthodontic treatment; when he will receive this treatment; and if he will make a...More Button

Asked the minister: the length of time a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow has been on the Eastern Health Board waiting list for orthodontic treatment; when she will receive this treatment; and if he will make ...More Button

Asked the minister: the length of time a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow has been on the Eastern Health Board waiting list for orthodontic treatment; when he will receive this treatment; and if he will make a...More Button

Asked the minister: the length of time persons (details supplied) in County Wicklow have been on the Eastern Health Board waiting list for orthodontic treatment; when they will receive this treatment; and if he will make...More Button

Asked the minister: if children waiting for orthodontic treatment in the Eastern Health Board area, who are not being treated due to a dispute, will be seen in neighbouring health board areas.More Button

Written Answers. - Local Authority Expenditure.

Asked the minister: if he will provide a copy of the formal objection lodged and of any correspondence between his Department and the source of the objection in relation to expenditure incurred in 1997 by Wicklow County ...More Button


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