Brennan, Seamus

Wednesday, 3 December 2003

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 576 No. 2

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Financial Resolutions 2003. - Budget Statement 2003.

What does Deputy Bruton think of the budget?More Button

Written Answers. - Road Fatalities.

Was asked: the respective numbers of pedestrians, cyclists and all other third parties that were fatally injured by vehicles on Irish roads for each of the years 1998 to 2002; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button

Statistics relating to road accidents, based on information provided by the Garda Síochána, are published by the National Roads Authority in its annual Road Accident Facts reports. The most recent rep...More Button

Written Answers. - Airport Development Projects.

Was asked: further to Question No. 346 of 18 November 2003, if he has obtained cost estimates for the necessary construction of waste water treatment facilities and dump remediation measures at Shannon Airport; ...More Button

As I stated in my reply to the Deputy last week, the new independent airport authorities at Shannon and Cork will have a statutory commercial mandate similar to the mandate which Aer Rianta has at pre...More Button

Was asked: if the current red zones at Dublin Airport were formally established in 1968 by the then Department of Transport and Power; if not, the body by which and through which mechanism or means such red zone...More Button

As I mentioned in previous replies to the House on 18 November 2003 and previously, the current red zones at Dublin Airport were formally established in 1968. The Department of Transport and Power was...More Button

Was asked: further to Question No. 340 of 18 November 2003, the respective heights of permitted building development relative to the respective runway threshold levels beneath such imaginary surfaces in the sky ...More Button

Was asked: further to Question No. 341 of 18 November 2003, the way or manner in which the unrestricted use of land could interfere with the navigation of aircraft; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Was asked: the respective sizes of the first section of the obstacle surface on the approach to each runway at Cork and Shannon Airports, with particular reference to the parameters of inner and outer widths, sl...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 184 to 186, inclusive, together. The technical questions raised by the Deputy are the responsibility of the Irish Aviation Authority and are not a matter in which my D...More Button

Written Answers. - Air Services.

Was asked: if he is negotiating to retain the 50:50 status between Shannon and Dublin Airports on transatlantic routes in the context of EU-US negotiations on open skies; the status of these negotiations; his vi...More Button

As I stated in previous replies to the House on this matter, formal detailed negotiations took place between the EU and the USA in early October 2003 in Washington. A second round of negotiations will...More Button

Written Answers. - Public Transport.

Was asked: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that private bus operators who receive contracts from Dublin Bus or Bus Éireann to operate routes on behalf of these companies, are only employed on a week ...More Button

The matter to which the Deputy refers is a day-to-day operational matter for Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann.More Button

Was asked: if he plans in the long term to introduce public support towards the cost of fleet maintenance by private operators of public transport services; and if EU rules regarding state aid which require the ...More Button

I set out my policy objectives for public transport reform in my November 2002 statement to the Public Transport Partnership Forum and to the Oireachtas Committee on Transport in June 2003. These deta...More Button


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