Dennehy, John

Thursday, 12 April 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 534 No. 5

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Order of Business. - An Bill un an gCeathrú Leasú is Fiche ar an mBunreacht, 2001: An Dara Céim (Atógáil). Twenty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 2001: Second Stage (Resumed).

Earlier we heard the very technical debate on Committee Stage of the Twenty-third Amendment of the Constitution Bill. We are now dealing with a more wide ranging debate on Second Stage of the Twenty-f...More Button

Opponents of the treaty can put any spin they wish on its component parts but the basic question is whether we say yes or no to the millions of people in the applicant states who are looking to us for...More Button

I understood that Mr. Peter Sutherland had been nominated by Deputy Bruton. I mentioned him.More Button

The Deputy may have some difficulty in picking up my Cork accent. May I mention an aside to prove a certain fact? As the only Fianna Fáil Lord Mayor of Cork to have attended Béal na mBláth, I would li...More Button

I would not let a doctrinal approach to party politics get in my way, so I did mention Mr. Sutherland. I am confident that the quality of our representation on the European Commission will guarantee o...More Button

I strongly support the continued evolution of the European Union as outlined in the Treaty of Nice.More Button

It is nice to be heckled or interrupted by such a—More Button

I am about to conclude my remarks and do not have time to yield.More Button

In that event, I will, certainly, yield.More Button

I accept what the Deputy said. That is the reason it was all the more disappointing that the European Union interfered in Austrian internal affairs. I met representatives of all the parties in Austri...More Button

I am a Nationalist and proud of it. I am in this Chamber because my party decided to engage in the democratic process many years ago. However, I take the points made by the Deputy. I strongly support ...More Button


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