Ó Caoláin, Caoimhghín

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 727 No. 2
Unrevised

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Order of Business

I am trying to address the Tánaiste, a Cheann Comhairle. This morning on “Morning Ireland” the former Minister for Transport, as we understand, Deputy Noel Dempsey, indicated that discussion of his r...More Button

There are sources that suggest that the vote was very tight. Did the Taoiseach use that opportunity?More Button

If this situation was being contrived a fortnight ago in order to dangle the prospect of promotion in return for support, a whole new dimension needs to be properly addressed, aired and explored. I b...More Button

I have always believed the Taoiseach should be here on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The people watching this cannot not believe there are further strokes that can be played in advance of the...More Button

Deputy Dooley should not worry. He is in the running for the front or second bench.More Button

The Tánaiste has replied to the other leaders. As leader of the Technical Group I am deserving of the same courtesy from the Tánaiste and your assistance, a Cheann Comhairle, in securing same.More Button

They have already had their responses. They can, of course, come back. We are entitled to a direct reply and I hope you will defend that, a Cheann Comhairle.More Button

A Cheann Comhairle——More Button

Perhaps the Deputy will allow me to finish first.More Button

A Cheann Comhairle, I have been called and what I have to ask is a point of order. May I have the opportunity to ask it?More Button

Go raibh maith agat a Cheann Comhairle.More Button

There is a critical question that already has been asked.More Button

If the Ceann Comhairle will allow——More Button

With respect, will the Ceann Comhairle allow me to proceed?More Button

I ask other Opposition Members to respect my right, on behalf of the Technical Group, to participate. At every opportunity the Ceann Comhairle has called me, a series of points of order have been rai...More Button

They have had their chance and fair play is now deserved.More Button

I am asking the Ceann Comhairle to allow me to participate.More Button

We know well the reason the Taoiseach is not here. If Members want to go into all of that, we will do that for them too. We know that new members of the Cabinet must be approved by this House. Yeste...More Button

——a formal motion must come before this House. We have the right to know when it is intended that this will happen, if that is the scenario that presents or is the Taoiseach on his way to the Phoenix...More Button

——which is a narrow majority. If that be the case——More Button

It is relevant.More Button

Has the Taoiseach been dangling out reward for support in his vote of confidence motion the other evening? We have the right to hear the truth in relation to that matter. The Minister for Transport, ...More Button

Termination of Ministerial Appointments: Announcement by Taoiseach

Tomorrow is the 92nd anniversary of the first meeting of Dáil Éireann. I have no doubt that were those who convened in the Mansion House on 21 January 1919 to see what is unfolding today in this Hous...More Button

That is the projection of the conservative Economic and Social Research Institute. That is a damning indictment of this Government. We have a lame duck Taoiseach with a lame duck Government in terms...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits

Asked the minister: if he will review the decision not to provide mortgage interest supplement in respect of persons (details supplied) in County Monaghan. More Button


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