Thursday, 1 July 2010
Dáil Éireann Debate
Order of Business
Central Bank Reform Bill 2010: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stages
Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill [Seanad] 2009: Report and Final Stages
Priority Questions - Údarás na Gaeltachta
I thank the Acting Chairman and the Minister for their kind remarks. Since 1997, the Government has spent more than €234 million on job creation in Gaeltacht areas. In that time, 13,763 jobs were cre...
I thank the Acting Chairman. I disagree with the Minister. We have spent very badly in the Gaeltacht with regard to the amount invested and jobs created. A number of years ago, a US company based in...
Priority Questions - Community Development
I tabled some parliamentary questions on this matter. In his reply the Minister said €40 million is allocated for this year but we are halfway through the year and the most recent reply I received st...
I am glad the Minister, Deputy Carey, and the Minister of State, Deputy White, are aware of the problems. They are correct to say that there are some wonderful ideas in circulation. I agree with the...
Priority Questions - Housing Grants
This was a good scheme. I am aware there is a shortage of funds at present but, like Deputy McGinley and others, I regularly deal with constituents from Gaeltacht areas. This scheme helped young cou...
Other Questions - Decentralisation Programme
The decentralisation programme outlined by the Minister and commented on by Deputy Wall is farcical. There is a development in Kiltimagh and I ask the Minister to look at that facility to see if it i...
Other Questions - Irish Language
I agree with Deputy O’Shea. I believe that a directive should go out to local authorities and State agencies in regard to uploading documents onto their websites owing to the cost involved. There is ...
Other Questions - National Drugs Strategy
Second Stage of the Criminal Justice (Psychoactive Substances) Bill 2010 will be before the House tomorrow and it is hoped the Bill will be passed before the summer recess. Will there be anything in t...
Written Answers - Departmental Contracts
Written Answers - Flood Relief
Written Answers - Hospital Procedures
Written Answers - Parking Regulations
Written Answers - Grant Payments
Asked the minister: if he will reintroduce the disadvantaged area scheme rates paid prior to the budget cuts of December 2008 in view of the drop in farming incomes since 2007; and if he will make a statement on the mat...
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