Ring, Michael

Thursday, 2 October 2003

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 571 No. 3

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Order of Business.

Now that I have been told by the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government that there will be no funding from Europe for the tragedy in north Mayo, I want to ask the Tánaiste what pl...More Button

—and the Taoiseach put on wellingtons and visit the people of north Mayo? We saw last year in the Irish Independent the glum face of the Taoiseach as he stood surrounded by water. We have seen just on...More Button

Residential Tenancies Bill 2003: Second Stage (Resumed).

I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak on this Bill. The Minister of State is cor rect that the housing problem is related to the balance between demand and supply. At present there is insuffic...More Button

It is, and that is the sad thing about it.More Button

It does in my constituency. Builders are buying local authority houses, refurbishing them and renting them out. I will give the Minister of State examples if he wants.More Button

I am in a dispute at present where a local authority house is being sold to a constituent who wants to live in it. At the same time, I see from the local newspaper that a developer has applied for pla...More Button

I will, along with the notice in the newspaper. I will also give the Minister of State a few more examples of local authority houses being rented out in this fashion. It must be dealt with once and fo...More Button

Am I not to mention America?More Button

I did not identify anybody.More Button

I would not care if that were the case because everything I say is true.More Button

I will stand over everything I say.More Button

As I do not wish to fall out with the Leas-Cheann Comhairle, I will try to be a little more reserved. That is not something I find easy but I will do my best. We have a serious problem which we must ...More Button

I am in favour of the points system. For one reason or another, my council appears to favour its current system. I have spoken on the issue at council level and intend to take it up when we re-examine...More Button

Written Answers. - School Staffing.

Asked the minister: the reason part-time and substitute teachers who were involved in voluntary supervision were not given the once off payment as a token gesture for their efforts similar to other teachers; the number o...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Asked the minister: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a suckler cow premium and extensification payment for 2002.More Button

Written Answers. - Special Educational Needs.

Asked the minister: if a person (details supplied) in County Mayo with special needs, can receive financial assistance towards the cost of their special needs teaching at home; the help available for this person from his...More Button

Written Answers. - School Transport.

Asked the minister: if an extension to the school transport service for persons (details supplied) in County Mayo will be sanctioned based on the medical evidence submitted.More Button

Written Answers. - Special Educational Needs.

Asked the minister: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be approved a resource teacher.More Button

Written Answers. - Registration of Title.

Asked the minister: when a transfer of part application in the Land Registry Office for a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be completed.More Button

Asked the minister: the position with regard to a dealing for a person (details supplied) in County Mayo; and when this section 49 application will be completed.More Button

Written Answers. - Barcelona Declaration.

Asked the minister: if all county councils have become signatories to the Barcelona Declaration; the list of councils that have taken part; and the projects they have, giving details for each county.More Button

Written Answers. - Registration of Title.

Asked the minister: if the Land Registry Office will expedite applications (details supplied), in view of the fact that the delays are causing severe financial hardship and are preventing the building of a home.More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Asked the minister: if a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a cull ewe payment in 2003 as a result of destocking their herd in 1998.More Button

Written Answers. - Water and Sewerage Schemes.

Asked the minister: when funding will be sanctioned for the sewerage scheme in Kiltimagh, County Mayo; the length of time it is taking; and the position regarding this matter in view of the fact that it is holding up dev...More Button

Written Answers. - Housing Grants.

Asked the minister: when his Department will reply to a letter submitted on 19 August 2003 in relation to a new house grant for a person (details supplied) in County Mayo.More Button

Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefits.

Asked the minister: the effect the equality ruling will have on the implementation of the free travel scheme for same-sex relationships; the number of people who will be eligible for this; and the effect this ruling will...More Button


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