Durkan, Bernard

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 711 No. 3

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Order of Business

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Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 10b and No. 10c, without debate, be agreed to.”
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Question put.
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It is not good practice.More Button

Arising from the point made by Deputy Higgins, I foresaw that we would come to this juncture.More Button

Over the past six months, we were gradually coming to it. The Ceann Comhairle can do something about it, however. The Opposition believes the Government has put him in an invidious position because ...More Button

This is particularly relevant given that he comes from a Government party.More Button

I am not indulging.More Button

We have been systematically shut down over the past six months. We have a wall of secrecy and silence.More Button

No, I am not. I call on the Ceann Comhairle to restore order.More Button

In that case, the Ceann Comhairle can ask the entire Opposition to leave the House.More Button

This has gone on for long enough. It is totally unacceptable.More Button

Is it the Ceann Comhairle’s intention to throw out all of us?More Button

Will he expel all Deputies on this side of the House?More Button

Will the entire Opposition be expelled from the House?More Button

This is a disgrace and it has gone on for too long. You, a Cheann Comhairle, should ensure the Opposition gets a fair deal.More Button

Written Answers - Special Educational Needs

Asked the minister: the extent to which the relevant section of her Department provides assistance, direction and advice to the parents of children with behavioural problems or special need who for whatever reason may h...More Button

Written Answers - Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Asked the minister: the extent to which it is expected to meet in full the required complement of teachers at primary and second level in all areas throughout the country in line with requirements as set out by existing...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

Asked the minister: when a medical card will issue to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 15; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: when a medical card will issue to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 22; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Children in Care

Asked the minister: if and when the child of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7 will be returned to their parent; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Citizenship Applications

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

Written Answers - Residency Permits

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for residency 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 - Citizenship Applications

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for citizenship in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Meath; if he will confirm receipt of application; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for citizenship and residency in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Visa Applications

Asked the minister: if permission will be given to the spouse of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare to re-enter this country where they have lived for seven years; and if he will make a statement on the matte...More Button

Written Answers - Residency Permits

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for residency 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 - Asylum Applications

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for residency in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 22; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Citizenship Applications

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for citizenship in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 22; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Asylum Applications

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for family reunification in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 8; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for leave to remain in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 15; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Citizenship Applications

Asked the minister: the reason for refusal of grant of citizenship in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 22; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for citizenship and family reunification in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Asylum Applications

Asked the minister: the reason a person (details supplied) in Dublin 11 was imprisoned for 51 days in view of the fact that he had not committed any offence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Deportation Orders

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for residency in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 11; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Asylum Applications

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for residency and request for self-catering accommodation in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

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Asked the minister: the procedure to be followed in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Travel Documents

Asked the minister: if a temporary travel document can issue to a person (details supplied) in County Waterford; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Family Reunification

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for family reunification in the case of the spouse of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Travel Documents

Asked the minister: if a temporary travel document can issue to a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the procedures to be followed to obtain a temporary travel document on behalf of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Residency Permits

Asked the minister: further to Parliamentary Question No. 99 of 14 May 2009, the reason that a card was taken by the immigration service and not returned or renewed when the applicant presented for renewal of stamp 4; w...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Appeals

Asked the minister: if consideration has been given to the household outgoings, including mortgage repayments of €1,800 per month in the case of refusal by the Department of disability allowance in respect of a person ...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits

Asked the minister: the way overpayment in respect of rent support was determined 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 - Schools Building Projects

Asked the minister: when it is likely that an application for large scale capital funding made 11 years ago will be awarded in the case of a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; if he or his Department consider ...More Button

Asked the minister: the full extent of progress in each year since a large scale capital funding application was submitted to his Department in the case of a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; if he will grant...More Button

Asked the minister: if a school (details supplied) in County Kildare will be granted funding under the large scale capital funding application in 2010; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: if he and or his Department deem it acceptable that a school (details supplied) in County Kildare which applied for large scale capital funding more than nine years ago should still be waiting for sa...More Button

Asked the minister: when a school (details supplied) in County Kildare will be granted funding under the application for large scale funding in view of ongoing increased demands on the school with regard to classroom ac...More Button

Asked the minister: if she or her Department have received an application for funding for the provision of an extension at a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; his plans to address same in 2010; and if she wil...More Button

Asked the minister: the degree, if any, to which she and her Department have advanced the various developmental stages in respect of a school (details supplied) in County Kildare over the past 12-month period on a month...More Button

Asked the minister: if it is intended to grant funding under the large scale capital application to a school (details supplied) in County Kildare within the next six months; the likely anticipated timescale for same; an...More Button

Asked the minister: the time that has elapsed to date since the application for permanent classroom facilities was deemed required at a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; the number of school places currently ...More Button

Written Answers - School Accommodation

Asked the minister: if she will provide the necessary temporary accommodation at a school (details supplied) in County Kildare to accommodate the extra 30 students anticipated for September 2010 enrolment which are in e...More Button

Written Answers - Schools Building Projects

Asked the minister: the position regarding a school building project for a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the full extent of progress in each of the past 12 months to date of the advancement of the school building project in Kildare, County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: when an application for large scale capital funding was submitted to his Department in the case of a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; his plans to progress same by September 2010; and if ...More Button

Asked the minister: the likely timescale for granting of funding to a school (details supplied) in County Kildare in view of the increased demands on the school; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the precise development since the 9 November 2009 regarding the building project for the new national school at Kill, County Kildare; the degree of interaction with the various interests involved; th...More Button

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Asked the minister: the progress made to date regarding the building works at a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the position regarding the provision of permanent school buildings for students attending a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for an extension to a school (details supplied) in County Kildare in view of the fact that stage 2b was submitted by the school to her Department some time ago; ...More Button

Asked the minister: the position regarding an application for major capital funding by a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the progress in the past six months of a building project in respect of a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; the degree to which the project is on schedule; and if she will make a statement...More Button

Written Answers - Special Educational Needs

Asked the minister: the number of resource or special needs teachers currently required at primary and or second level schools throughout the country, on a county basis as set out by the various school authorities; the ...More Button

Asked the minister: the extent of additional educational facilities other than those previously announced likely to be provided by her Department over the next three years with particular reference to children affected ...More Button

Asked the minister: the number of places available at primary and second level schools throughout the country, on a county basis, for children with autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD or similar learning difficulties catered ...More Button

Written Answers - School Enrolments

Asked the minister: if she has evaluated primary and second level school requirements in respect of the area of County Kildare near Enfield; if she intends to make any proposals arising from same; and if she will make a...More Button

Asked the minister: if she evaluated primary and second level school requirements in respect of Sallins, County Kildare; if she intends to make any proposals arising from same; and if she will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Asked the minister: if she has evaluated primary and second level school requirements in respect of Straffan, County Kildare; if she plans to make any proposals arising from same; and if she will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the minister: if she has evaluated primary and second level school requirements in respect of Kilcock, County Kildare; if she plans to make any proposals arising from same; and if she will make a statement on the ...More Button

Asked the minister: if she has evaluated primary and second level school requirements in respect of Naas, County Kildare; if she plans to make any proposals arising from same; and if she will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Asked the minister: if she has evaluated primary and second level school requirements in respect of Celbridge, County Kildare; if she plans to make any proposals arising from same; and if she will make a statement on th...More Button

Asked the minister: if she has evaluated primary and second level school requirements in respect of Leixlip, County Kildare; if she plans to make any proposals arising from same; and if she will make a statement on the ...More Button

Asked the minister: the extent to which she or her Department have evaluated the primary and second level school needs at Leixlip, County Kildare with particular reference to the need to provide extra facilities as requ...More Button

Written Answers - Schools Building Projects

Asked the minister: the total intended expenditure on school or college buildings at primary, second or third level in 2010; the extent to which this compares on an annual basis with each of the past five years and to d...More Button

Written Answers - Psychological Service

Asked the minister: the number of outstanding requests for psychological assessment currently in hand at the various schools throughout the country on a county basis; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - School Accommodation

Asked the minister: the number of children at primary and second level on a county basis throughout the country currently accommodated in prefabricated structures; the locations at which this has prevailed for the longe...More Button

Written Answers - Schools Building Projects

Asked the minister: the primary and post primary schools in Naas, County Kildare which have sought or are seeking extensions, upgrading or provision of new or alternative facilities on existing or alternative sites in t...More Button

Asked the minister: the extent of the primary and post-primary school requirements at Maynooth, County Kildare; the need for accommodation and or other facilities in accordance with the growing population; the extent to...More Button

Asked the minister: the primary and post primary schools in Kilcock, County Kildare which have sought or are seeking extensions, upgrading or provision of new alternative facilities on existing or alternative sites in t...More Button

Asked the minister: the number of schools in north Kildare at primary level currently recorded with accommodation insufficient to the needs based on enrolments; her plans to address this issue in the near future; and if...More Button

Asked the minister: the primary and post-primary schools in Clane, County Kildare which have sought or are seeking extensions, upgrading or provision of new or alternative facilities on existing or alternative sites in ...More Button

Asked the minister: the primary and post-primary schools in Celbridge, County Kildare which have sought or are seeking extensions, upgrading or provision of new or alternative facilities on existing or alternative sites...More Button

Written Answers - Higher Education Grants

Asked the minister: the degree to which higher education grants have been paid up to date or otherwise by vocational education committees or local authorities on a county basis throughout the country to date in respect ...More Button

Written Answers - Bullying in Schools

Asked the minister: the extent, if any, of incidents of school bullying brought to her attention or of which she and/or her Department otherwise became aware at primary and second level, on a county basis, throughout th...More Button

Written Answers - Schools Building Projects

Asked the minister: the extent to which she expects to meet requests as set out within the school building programme in the current year; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button


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