Higgins, Michael D.

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 706 No. 1

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Order of Business.

Will the Taoiseach then ratify the convention on disability?More Button

European Council Meeting: Statements.

I welcome the opportunity to contribute to the debate. The Taoiseach in his contribution stated: “At the same time, of course, there is a balance to be struck to ensure that we do not adversely const...More Button

I ask the Minister whether he has had an opportunity to reflect on the renewed debate on an international transaction tax, also known as the Tobin tax. This issue arose during the preparations for th...More Button

McCreevy was against it but that is history.More Button

That is history.More Button

We are moving together on this.More Button

I thought the Minister was coming on side.More Button

The German Chancellor would have taken a different position with Mr. Papandreou’s predecessor.More Button

That is very important.More Button

It has been very successful in Enterprise Ireland.More Button

Merchant Shipping Bill 2009: Report and Final Stages.

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Private Members’ Business - Special Educational Needs: Motion.

Amendment put.
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Question again put: “That the motion, as amended, be agreed to.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Written Answers - Sports Tourism Promotion.

Asked the minister: her strategy to attract high profile international events, particularly sports events to the country, similar to the Volvo Ocean Race, which will return to Ireland in 2012; and if she will make a sta...More Button

Written Answers - Work Permits.

Asked the minister: the number of employment permits that are currently held by domestic workers employed in private homes here, such as housekeepers, child minders or carers of an elderly person; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the minister: the number of visas held by domestic workers employed in the private homes of foreign diplomats here such as housekeepers, child minders or carers of an elderly person; the conditions that are attach...More Button

Written Answers - Passport Applications.

Asked the minister: the position regarding a passport application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Galway who received notification of their passport renewal application being received on 16 February ...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits.

Asked the minister: the position regarding the case of a person (details supplied). More Button


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