Owen, Nora

Thursday, 19 October 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 524 No. 4

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Order of Business.

A Cheann Comhairle, I think the Tánaiste may be able to help.More Button

I have a very serious matter to raise on the Order of Business but before I do, I am sure you will allow this House to send its good wishes to Deputy Jim Mitchell who, as many of us will have heard th...More Button

I wish to raise another matter of great seriousness. In an unprecedented move yesterday, Justice Peter Kelly of the High Court, threatened three Ministers in this Government with contempt of court. He...More Button

A Cheann Comhairle, it is normal practice that you would allow the person leading off to speak. The judge has accused the three Ministers and the relevant health board of appalling incompetence. I wan...More Button

Is the problem that Justice Kelly does not seem to believe the Government's resolve to provide what is necessary for this girl and for the many other cases? Will the Tánaiste tell the House how the Go...More Button

What progress has been made regarding the Work Permits Bill, particularly in view of the fact that unregistered employment agencies are exacting huge charges from Filipino workers, and perhaps workers...More Button

They are still squabbling.More Button

The problem is that they are not registered.More Button

Is the Tánaiste getting anywhere?More Button

The Tánaiste will have to give a better response than that.More Button

Ceisteanna–Questions. Priority Questions. - Iarnród Éireann Signalling System.

The Minister seemed pleased the question was asked.More Button

Ceisteanna–Questions. Priority Questions. - County Dublin Transport Plan.

They are sitting in stations.More Button

I apologise, a Leas-Cheann Comhairle, but I hate hearing half the truth.More Button

Where is it?More Button

Carriages are rusting in stations.More Button

There is only half a DART service.More Button

We cannot get around the city.More Button

I did.More Button

I bet the Minister wishes she had one to get more publicity.More Button

Other Questions. - Postal Services.

A considerable amount of my post comes from the other 10%.More Button

Two days minimum.More Button

Other Questions. - Fixed Line Telephony.

The Minister mentioned in her reply that the aim of all this would be to provide an affordable service. Will the Minister describe what she means by “affordable”?More Button

Other Questions. - Aviation Staff.

No, that is always the way.More Button

First, will the Minister clarify what she said in her reply that both Aer Rianta and Aer Lingus were examining the possibility of establishing new separate pension schemes? Would such new schemes only...More Button

What about the new schemes? Will they affect the pensioners?More Button

That does not answer our question.More Button

More contempt of Parliament.More Button

The Minister was asked in Parliament by Deputy Bruton to meet them and she shows—More Button

That is not very ministerial language.More Button


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