Ring, Michael

Thursday, 1 July 2010

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 714 No. 2

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Order of Business

Question put: "That the proposal for dealing with No. 21 be agreed to."
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Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 22 be agreed to.”
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Central Bank Reform Bill 2010: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stages

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Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill [Seanad] 2009: Report and Final Stages

Question put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand.”
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Question put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand.”
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Priority Questions - Údarás na Gaeltachta

Asked the minister: the action planned by him or agencies under the remit of his Department to stimulate job creation in Gaeltacht regions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

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...More Button

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...More Button

Priority Questions - Community Development

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Asked the minister: the proportion of funding earmarked for LEADER partnerships that has been drawn down to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

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...More Button

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...More Button

Priority Questions - Housing Grants

Asked the minister: his plans, if any, to reintroduce the grants scheme for the building of new homes and improvements to certain existing homes to qualifying applicants in Gaeltacht areas.More Button

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...More Button

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...More Button

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 ...More Button

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...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Contracts

Asked the minister: if he will provide the details of the contract awarded in respect of an Irish paper (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Flood Relief

Asked the minister: if he will ascertain from the Office of Public Works when works (details supplied) in County Mayo will commence. More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Procedures

Asked the minister: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be admitted to the Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, for a biopsy procedure. More Button

Written Answers - Parking Regulations

Asked the minister: his plans to publish the document on designated parking badges and bays; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

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...More Button


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