Durkan, Bernard

Tuesday, 22 March 2005

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 599 No. 5

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Order of Business.

I join other speakers in welcoming Deputy Catherine Murphy from my own constituency, with whom I served on Kildare County Council for many years. I wish her the best in this House. I also wish my coll...More Button

Flaws such as pot-holed roads, dilapidated and inadequate schools, and the high pupil-teacher ratios shocked them.More Button

The Deputy obviously did not recognise these flaws because he was not there.More Button

They came, they saw but they did not conquer. It is no harm to remind the Government that those issues remain to be resolved. They have not gone away. There are serious issues facing people in constit...More Button

I am glad that my party leader did not take too seriously the musings of the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources. We never do. The Minister can rest assured that in future we wil...More Button

Since the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources has returned from his endeavours in the constituency, would it now be opportune to inquire about progress on the electronic communic...More Button

The Minister should not have bothered being in the House.More Button

Rambo.More Button

That was because of inaccurate opinion polls.More Button

Written Answers - Arts Policy.

Asked the minister: his policy in respect of the arts; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Stadium Development.

Asked the minister: if he has had discussions with the various sporting bodies or organisations in regard to the way in which it is intended to cater for international rugby matches during the refurbishment of Lansdowne ...More Button

Written Answers - National Stadium.

Asked the minister: his proposals for the future use of the National Stadium Ireland site at Abbotstown; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Nursing Home Subventions.

Asked the minister: when a subvented bed will be offered to a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Health Services.

Asked the minister: if persons (details supplied) in County Meath will be admitted to Harbour View, Maynooth, County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: when an adequate number of staff will be provided at the Celbridge health centre to facilitate the speedy processing of medical card and other applications; and if she will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Services.

Asked the minister: if she has provided the necessary funding through the Health Service Executive to facilitate the opening of all the facilities at Naas General Hospital with particular reference to the appointment of ...More Button

Written Answers - Tax Code.

Asked the minister: the procedure to be followed by way of application for charity status by an organisation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: when VAT exemption will be awarded to a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Alternative Energy Projects.

Asked the minister: if his Department will consider offering grant support for growing energy crops and installing biomass boilers; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Fishing Vessel Licences.

Asked the minister: if he is responsible for the performance of the functions of his Department in accordance with section 3 of the Public Service Management Act 1997.More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Staff.

Asked the minister: if the special advisers attached to his Department are part of the line management system of his Department.More Button

Asked the minister: the roles and functions carried out by special advisers attached to his Department; if circulars or instructions have been issued within his Department concerning special advisers; and if so, if he wi...More Button

Written Answers - National Aquatic Centre.

Asked the minister: the extent to which the roof structures at the National Aquatic Centre have been examined with a view to the prevention of any reoccurrence of storm damage; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

Written Answers - Sport and Recreational Development.

Asked the minister: the amount of funding allocated by his Department under the sporting, recreation or community grant schemes in the year to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: if he expects that his Department’s policy can best be directed to assist growing communities; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: the extent to which his policy is directed to encourage the development of local community support facilities such as community centres or theatres; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Access to Sporting Facilities.

Asked the minister: the stadium capacity in the country at present; the extent to which various sporting organisations can be accommodated within such capacity; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Arts Plan.

Asked the minister: the extent to which he directs policy on the arts; the way in which such direction is transmitted to the relevant body or bodies; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Tourism Industry.

Asked the minister: his plans for the expansion of the tourism industry in 2005; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: the extent to which cost factors which may be a deterrent to the tourism industry have been identified; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits.

Asked the minister: the reason rent support has been terminated in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - National Car Test.

Asked the minister: the procedure to be followed to obtain an up to date NCT on a vehicle that has not received an NCT in the previous two years; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Road Network.

Asked the minister: when his or his predecessor’s attention was first drawn to the inadequacy of the Dublin Port tunnel to cater for the higher HGVs on roads; if action was taken on discovery of this information; and if ...More Button

Written Answers - Inland Waterways.

Asked the minister: the extent to which his Department is prepared to assist tourism projects on inland waterways; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Citizenship Applications.

Asked the minister: the position regarding the matter of a post-nuptial citizenship application in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Deportation Orders.

Asked the minister: the residency status in the case of persons (details supplied) in County Leitrim; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Residency Permits.

Asked the minister: if residency status will be offered in the case of persons (details supplied) in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Deportation Orders.

Asked the minister: if he will defer his proposal for deportation in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Offaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: if he will review his proposal for deportation in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 8; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Adult Education.

Asked the minister: the assistance by way of child care facilities, grants for books and so on offered to those who wish to return to adult education; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - School Placement.

Asked the minister: if a school placement will be offered to a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Special Educational Needs.

Asked the minister: if extra special needs teaching staff will be posted to a school (details supplied) in County Kildare to assist with current student requirements; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers - Schools Building Projects.

Asked the minister: her proposals to provide adequate school places in primary and second level in the Sallins, Naas and Kill areas of County Kildare with particular reference to addressing the necessity to extend the ca...More Button

Asked the minister: her proposals to meet the primary school requirements as identified by the school authorities at Kilcock, Newtown and Tiermohan, County Kildare; when it is expected that these requirements will be met...More Button


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