Quinn, Ruairí

Wednesday, 12 April 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 518 No. 1

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Private Business. - Report of the Joint Committee on The Trinity College, Dublin and The University of Dublin (Charters and Letters Patent Amendment) Bill, 1997: Motion.

A Cheann Comhairle, may I clarify a procedural matter in this regard?More Button

Do I understand that the Government is facilitating in Government time the passage of a Bill to be debated somewhere else. Is that correct? If the Government is establishing that precedent regarding T...More Button

How does it get on the floor of this House?More Button

Order of Business.

Undertakings were given last week in the House that the letter from the Taxing Master, Mr. Flynn, to the Attorney General would be put before the House. Will this happen? We have made inquiries and it...More Button

Ceisteanna–Questions. - Information Society.

Does the Taoiseach agree that one of the most fundamental forms of intellectual property rights is a person's own name and that if somebody was to acquire the Taoiseach's or my birth certificate from ...More Button

It may not be illegal but it is not right.More Button

I take it you, Sir, have not been taken hostage electronically.More Button

In terms of efficiency we might dispose of it with a final supplementary question.More Button

Would the Taoiseach not agree that the right to a person's name is a fundamental component of intellectual property rights? If one does not own one's name one owns little else in terms of intellectual...More Button

There is no existing legal way to proceed. It will be necessary to create a legal precedent.More Button

Ceisteanna–Questions. - Programme for Prosperity and Fairness.

Asked the minister: the contacts or discussions, if any, he has had since 2 March 2000 with trade union leaders on the confusion which had arisen on the tax commitments in the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness; the s...More Button

Asked the minister: if he will make a statement on the outcome of the votes by ICTU and IBEC on the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness.More Button

Asked the minister: when the first quarterly meeting of the four pillars under the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness will be held; the proposed agenda for the meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Does the Taoiseach agree he has been in office longer than any of his predecessors since 1987? Does he agree that, unless he has surreptitiously changed the Constitution, he bears some degree of colle...More Button

The Ansbacher days.More Button

Those initiatives are not working.More Button

On the same issue, I refer the Taoiseach to Question No. 15 in the name of my colleague, Deputy Broughan. What methodology will be used to select the 25 areas? Will it be the same as that applied to t...More Button

We had a series of statements, not a debate.More Button

As per Question No. 15, will the Taoiseach's Department have a direct input into the designation of these areas and, if so, what will it be?More Button

So there will be no input, just facilitation.More Button

It is chairing it.More Button

That is my point, the Department will have no input but will be just facilitating it.More Button

The left wing pinkos would like to have a look at it.More Button

The Taoiseach abused his position and he knew exactly what he was doing. (Interruptions).More Button

Yes, on some occasions.More Button

So who is supposed to be a creeping Jesus? Who did the Taoiseach have in mind?More Button

Written Answers. - Office of the Chief State Solicitor.

Asked the minister: the steps, if any, taken to implement the recommendations of the report Recommendations for Change in the Chief State Solicitor's office, particularly having regard to the serious deficiencies in comm...More Button

Written Answers. - Northern Ireland Issues.

Asked the minister: if he will make a statement on his meeting on 31 March 2000 with the Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, Mr. David Trimble; and the matters discussed and the conclusions reached.More Button

Asked the minister: if he will make a statement on his meeting on 31 March 2000 with the President of Sinn Féin, Mr. Gerry Adams; and the matters discussed and the conclusions reached.More Button

Asked the minister: if he will make a statement on his meeting with Mr. Charles Kennedy, Leader of the British Liberal Democrat Party.More Button

Asked the minister: if he will make a statement on his recent meeting with the Secretary of State for Wales, Mr. Paul Murphy, and the Welsh First Secretary, Mr. Rhodri Morgan.More Button

Asked the minister: if he will make a statement on his meeting on 5 April 2000 with members of the Women's Coalition of Northern Ireland.More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Properties.

Asked the minister: the steps she is taking to secure the safety of the collection of valuable material stored in Mountjoy House in the Phoenix Park in view of the state of the premises and the reported collapse of the r...More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Funding.

Asked the minister: the latest position in her discussions with the Director of the National Archives regarding the provision of additional resources to enable it to recruit additional staff and provide a better service;...More Button


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