Ó Caoláin, Caoimhghín

Tuesday, 8 March 2005

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 599 No. 2

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Ceisteanna — Questions - National Security Committee.

Asked the minister: if the high level group established within his Department in the wake of the 11 September 2001 atrocities in the United States has completed its work; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Has the high level group addressed or discussed the range of measures introduced by the British Government under the guise of anti-terrorist legislation but which attack basic human rights? I am speak...More Button

This legislation is being introduced as a direct result of the events of 11 September.More Button

It arises because this is what the British Government is doing allegedly in response to the events of 11 September and it will have a direct effect on Irish citizens on the island of Ireland. Has the ...More Button

Yes, and I have asked if this issue has been addressed by the high level group and if the Taoiseach has followed through by raising it because unquestionably Irish citizens will strongly object to com...More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions - Dublin-Monaghan Bombings.

Asked the minister: the further inquiries being undertaken by Mr. Justice Barron; the further action to be taken by his Department on foot of reports already issued; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Does the Taoiseach recall that the final report of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women’s Rights, on Mr. Justice Barron’s inquiry into the Dublin-Monaghan bombings of...More Button

I thank the Taoiseach for that. Does the Taoiseach agree that response represents a point blank refusal on the part of the British Prime Minister and government to co-operate with the calls of the joi...More Button

Was that in writing?More Button

Is the Taoiseach sure of the terms?More Button

Other Questions - Northern Ireland Issues.

Asked the minister: if he raised with the British Prime Minister, at his meeting on 1 February 2005, the jailing of a person (details supplied) and the admission by MI5 that it bugged the Sinn Féin office at Connolly Hou...More Button

I am incredulous that these matters were not addressed. Does the Minister recall that the Taoiseach said he raised with the British Government the bugging of the Sinn Féin office at Connolly House and...More Button

I will conclude with this question. The Minister will note that Martin Doherty was released on Friday, but I understand he is subject to further imprisonment. Has this matter been raised with the Brit...More Button

It would be of concern to me also. As a Deputy who has been under surveillance throughout my years of elected office and for all the years previously, I could not agree more with the Minister. I hope ...More Button

Request to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

I request the adjournment of the business of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss a matter of national importance, namely, the need for the Ministers for Health and Children and Education and S...More Button

Order of Business.

I support the other Deputies in the arguments posed for not proceeding as the Taoiseach suggests. We need the opportunity to discuss the Postal (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2001 in full fora. I dis...More Button

There will be very little time remaining between the conclusion of the Order of Business and 7 p.m. to address Committee, Report and Final Stages of this Bill. While the list of amendments, at 19, is ...More Button

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 15 be agreed.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Will the Taoiseach explain his objection to the simultaneous release to both Government and Opposition of the Travers report?More Button

It arises. Will the Taoiseach explain why we cannot have the simultaneous release of the Travers report?More Button

Health (Amendment) Bill 2005: Committee and Remaining Stages.

I support amendment No. 2 in the name Deputy Twomey, which seeks to address the issue of long term care for the elderly and the need for the Minister to prepare over a three month period a plan for th...More Button

Will the Minister refer to the type of case about which I talked? She did not refer to it specifically.More Button

The Government recognises the principle of free access for all to GP and hospital care and medication, which the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children referred to as the principle of universal...More Button

What about the possibility of issuing medical cards to all children under the age of 18 years? Has the Minister given consideration to this proposal which has been mooted previously as an interim meas...More Button

The Minister was a party to this measure.More Button

The Deputy’s party gave a medical card to millionaires over the age of 70 years.More Button

One should not exclude the other.More Button

Written Answers - Foreign Conflicts.

Asked the minister: if his attention has been drawn to the World Council of Churches call for divestment from Israel; his position on same; the details of the Government’s investments in Israel; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Written Answers - Asylum Applications.

Asked the minister: if he has reached a decision in the application of a person (details supplied) for leave to remain here; if so, the decision he has reached; and if not, when he expects to reach a decision in this cas...More Button

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