Adams, Gerry

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 732 No. 4

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Leaders’ Questions

It is interesting that while Greece and Portugal are having issues associated with their economic distress dealt with at European level, the Government has not even managed to get Irish issues on the ...More Button

I again voice my frustration. I did not use the words “a formal request” but “a request”. I agree entirely that ordinary staff in the banks are taking the brunt of public anger, although they do not...More Button

I am asking the Taoiseach directly whether he will rule out increases. He said — I do not want to put words into his mouth, although he often puts them into mine — he would need to be persuaded or co...More Button

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Is that a response to my question?More Button

Order of Business

We continue to pay ground rent to absentee English landlords. This includes ground rent on the National Library and on Government Buildings, where the Taoiseach will meet the English Queen and the Br...More Button

I hope the Taoiseach will promise legislation.More Button

Does the Taoiseach think it is acceptable that we should be paying ground rent for Government Buildings?More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions - Office of the Attorney General

Asked the minister: the form of reorganisation, if any, that has been undertaken in the office of the Attorney General; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Caithfidh mé a rá go bhfuil freagra an Taoisigh ar an gceist seo an-soiléir. Tá mé fíor-buíoch as.More Button

Bheadh mé níos sásta dá mbeadh sé an-soiléir ar a lán ábhair agus ceisteanna eile a chuirim air. Anyway, go raibh míle maith agat. The Taoiseach stated, as I understand it anyway, that the Government...More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions - Ministerial Responsibilities

My question is about the extent of the Taoiseach’s co-ordinating role regarding the work of Departments. For example, particular issues affect children, including children with disabilities or learni...More Button

I wish the Minister, Deputy Frances Fitzgerald, well in her responsibilities. She can be assured of co-operation from our party and she will know that Deputy Ó Caoláin has done some exemplary work on...More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions - Departmental Staff

I appeal to the leader of Fianna Fáil and the Taoiseach to leave the past behind.More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions - State Assets

On a related matter, the Taoiseach has twice mentioned my non-attendance at events involving the Queen of England. While I respect his right to attend and that of the President to invite the Queen of...More Button

I understand that, but the Taoiseach has raised this issue on a number of occasions. I ask him to respect my right as a democrat and an Irish republican——More Button

——and someoneone who has contributed and will continue to contribute to bringing about the unity of our people. I ask that my view be respected also.More Button

Other Questions - Northern Ireland Issues

Asked the minister: if he will consider developing a comprehensive evidence-based all-Ireland crime prevention strategy under the auspices of the All-Ireland Ministerial Council; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Dublin and Monaghan Bombings: Motion (Resumed)

Ba mhaith liom an rún seo a mholadh. I welcome Justice for the Forgotten and commend the group on its dedication and determination. I also commend Relatives for Justice and representatives of the Pa...More Button

Written Answers - Joint Policing Committees

Asked the minister: his plans to ensure that joint policing committees become a greater facility for communities to interact with the Garda; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button


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