Quinn, Ruairí

Thursday, 8 November 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 543 No. 4

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Order of Business.

Following on from our exchange a fortnight ago and having regard to the work of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, can the Tánaiste tell the House how many people are in the early war...More Button

I thought you might not have seen it yet.More Button

It may not be in order but it is revealing. Is it true that the Tánaiste has become comfortable and complacent in Government after four and a half years, that she presumed the boom would continue fore...More Button

Do not be ridiculous.More Button

What is it?More Button

Withdraw that remark.More Button

On a point of order, with regard to foot and mouth disease, not only did the Government receive full co-operation from the Opposition, we gave—More Button

The Government was supported on Aer Lingus and farming.More Button

We have discussed an early warning system in times of uncertainty and the Tánaiste has indicated the difficulty of anticipating certain events. I turn to something that is full of certainty. On 13 Jun...More Button

I accept the apology given by the Tánaiste. It was very graciously given and I accept it in that spirit. This matter is above party politics. It is about the confidence of the citizens in the democrat...More Button

It would help.More Button

Except in cases of liquidation where they are not allowed to be generous.More Button

That was before the Taoiseach interfered.More Button

No.More Button

The Tánaiste does not have to get a taxi. She should wait until she has to use taxis again.More Button

The Tánaiste has put a question to the House. The Government could assist committees by making extra resources available. The reason committees cannot meet is because all the House's resources have b...More Button

The Tánaiste is woefully unaware of the realities. When the request is made members of the committee are told by the Oireachtas secretariat, under the Ceann Comhairle, that no staff are available. Is ...More Button

The committee cannot meet because it does not have the staff.More Button

Good.More Button

The Tánaiste should talk to her Whip.More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Accounting Practices.

Asked the minister: the steps which have been taken to address the shortcomings in the annual accounts of her Department identified in the Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General; and if she will make a stat...More Button

Written Answers. - Irish Seal Sanctuary.

Asked the minister: if civil servants have met with representatives of the Irish Seal Sanctuary; if, following discussions between both parties, it was agreed that action would be taken to ensure that the Government woul...More Button

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