Troy, Robert

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 742 No. 1

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Leaders’ Questions

The figure is going up since Fine Gael and Labour took office.More Button

What about the U-turns?More Button

We have a mandate as well.More Button

How many jobs have been lost?More Button

Order of Business

Protect your leader.More Button

Government Deputies were happy enough to protest a couple of months ago.More Button

The guarantee finished after two years.More Button

On the Defence (Amendment) Bill 2011, does the Tánaiste support the stance of his colleague, the Minister of State, Deputy Penrose, on the future of Columb barracks, Mullingar?More Button

It is important.More Button

Will the Tánaiste make time available next week to discuss the important issue of Columb barracks, Mullingar?More Button

Perhaps the Tánaiste will answer the question.More Button

I have raised it. Will the Tánaiste make a statement on the matter?More Button

Will the Tánaiste make a statement on the matter?More Button

What has Ashford Castle got to do with Mullingar?More Button

Some 120 jobs are being lost in Mullingar.More Button

National Tourism Development Authority (Amendment) Bill 2011: Second Stage (Resumed)

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Priority Questions - State Airports

Asked the minister: when he intends to make a decision on the future of the three State airports following receipt of the three individual submissions from the airports; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

I thank the Minister for his reply. Fianna Fáil wants to see three strong State airports. They should not be separated, as none could survive on its own. This is not merely a profit and loss situat...More Button

Priority Questions - Rural Transport Services

Asked the minister: if he is committed to funding the rural transport scheme in view of a recent value for money and policy review and the introduction of a new pilot scheme; when he intends to publish the value for mo...More Button

Unfortunately, no real answer has been provided to my question other than that a review is being carried out. The rural transport scheme is a very significant and important scheme, especially to smal...More Button

I am glad the Minister of State shares my opinion that this is a very worthwhile scheme and that he will do all in his power to protect it. He has gone from publishing the reports soon to publishing ...More Button

Other Questions - Tourism Industry

The Minister stated it is too early to state what major effect this has had and I take this on board. How is the Minister monitoring this to ensure the savings are passed on? I accept a large majori...More Button

They know the Minister is coming.More Button

Other Questions - Travel Tax

I thank the Minister. It is disappointing that the airlines have not taken on board what the Government wanted. It is not good news. However, it is welcome that the €3 charge is being put into a sp...More Button

It is not as easy as one thinks when one goes over to the Government side of the House.More Button

I am pleased the Minister has admitted that.More Button

I wish to ask a brief supplementary question. It relates to an issue I raised when I spoke on the tourism Bill last week. Perhaps the Minister would consider ensuring that each county has a tourism ...More Button

Other Questions - Sale of State Assets

Asked the minister: if he will confirm his position on the sale of the Government’s share in Aer Lingus; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

We still do not know what the Government’s position is on this matter. That is the fundamental point. If the sale goes ahead, will the money be reinvested in the economy or will it be used to bring ...More Button

The Minister said he was in negotiations with the troika in terms, and I agree with him, that any capital raised should be put back into the economy. Does the Minister have any timeframe as to when w...More Button

Written Answers - Motor Taxation

Asked the minister: if he will publish the documentation that is acceptable proof for taxing a vehicle for commercial use. More Button

Written Answers - Taxi Regulations

Asked the minister: when he expects to receive the report of the taxi review group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button


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