Ryan, Seán

Tuesday, 15 May 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 536 No. 2

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Priority Questions. - Weapons Decommissioning.

Asked the minister: if, in view of the fact that decommissioned mortars were rejected by the ISPAT plant in Cobh, County Cork, due to the level of radioactive contamination, the Defence Forces have undertaken an audit to...More Button

Does the Minister accept, notwithstanding his detailed reply, that it seems extraordinary that the Defence Forces were not aware of the presence of the radioactive contamination before assigning milit...More Button

As the Minister said, the RPII was asked to prepare a report of the incident in Clancy Barracks. The safety committee in the barracks was not informed of its contents or of the details of the report. ...More Button

I have to get a reply.More Button

Priority Questions. - Defence Forces Property.

Shame on the Minister.More Button

Of course it does.More Button

Has it been approved by the Government?More Button

Priority Questions. - Pension Entitlements.

Asked the minister: if the Government has yet concluded its consideration of the position of the Commission on Public Service Pensions regarding the inclusion of the military service allowance in calculating pensions of ...More Button

How long will it take the Government to reach a conclusion on this issue? Must the retired members of the Defence Forces wait on a new Government to decide?More Button

It is on the Minister's desk now.More Button

How would the Minister respond to a pensioner from the Defence Forces, who has served the country well, initially in poor conditions and with low salary? The Government is unwilling to implement these...More Button

Does the Minister deny that the report stated that the initial costs would be £9 million per year for the group that served between 1974 and 1990? Could he indicate how many retired members are involv...More Button

Notwithstanding the issue's complexity from the Minister's perspective, is he disposed to giving these 450 people a proper pension, incorporating what is entailed in this matter and expediting a decis...More Button

Other Questions. - Defence Forces Commemorations.

I thank the Minister for outlining in detail the recognition that has been given to the soldiers who died or survived the events at Niemba. It was felt it might be appropriate to have another event bu...More Button

Given the views expressed by some of the survivors, will the Minister ensure that they are invited in future?More Button

Other Questions. - Civil Defence.

I compliment the Civil Defence on its efforts during the recent floods, when it did fantastic work. A great concern over the years has been the need for equipment to be updated. Is the Minister of St...More Button

Other Questions. - Hearing Impairment Claims.

I ask the Minister to comment on the fact that six years ago, when hearing impairment claims first became an issue, he mentioned an average cost of £35,000. Is the Minister aware that this figure has ...More Button

Written Answers - Missing Person.

Asked the minister: the position regarding the search for the remains of a person (details supplied) who has been missing in the Lebanon since 1980; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Air Services.

Asked the minister: the position in relation to the proposed second parallel at Dublin Airport in view of the opposition by the residents in Portmarnock, County Dublin, to the proposal; if she will arrange for a study to...More Button

Written Answers - Housing Grants.

Asked the minister: the assistance which is available for an unemployed married couple with a young family in urgent need of an indoor toilet and bathroom, especially in view of the age of the children and the family sit...More Button

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