Durkan, Bernard

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 752 No. 1

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Leaders’ Questions

There were a couple of attempts at referendums by the previous Government.More Button

Twice for Nice and twice for Lisbon.More Button

The Deputy has been passive for a long time too.More Button

It is a draft.More Button

Deputy Adams has had a late conversion.More Button

Industrial Relations (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2011: Second Stage (Resumed)

I am glad to have an opportunity to speak on this particularly important Bill. I note the points raised by other Members, all of which have been valid. It behoves us, however, to recognise we live i...More Button

We all know persons who have been in this position. It is not possible — the Minister for Justice and Equality and the Government are correct — to retrospectively address these issues but in the firs...More Button

School Guidance Counsellors: Motion (Resumed)

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Question put: “That the motion, as amended, be agreed to.”
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Written Answers - Alternative Energy Projects

Asked the minister: the extent to which a greater extent of electricity can be generated from non-fossil means with particular reference to wind and other forms of electricity generation; the full extent of contribution...More Button

Written Answers - Energy Resources

Asked the minister: when it is expected that product from the Corrib gas fields will be available to the consumer; the degree to which planning and licensing requirements have now been complied with; the issues if any, ...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Appeals

Asked the minister: the progress made to date in the determination of an appeal in respect of an application for invalidity pension in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a s...More Button

Written Answers - Telecommunications Services

Asked the minister: the extent to which the standard quality and availability of high-speed broadband throughout this country compares to that available in other EU and non-EU jurisdictions; the degree to which this is...More Button

Written Answers - Postal Services

Asked the minister: the extent to which he has had any discussions with An Post with a view to ensuring the continuation of the full or enhanced scale of services throughout the country at local and regional level, the...More Button

Written Answers - Energy Costs

Asked the minister: the extent to which gas and electricity prices here, both to the domestic and commercial market, are competitive with those throughout Europe; the extent to which it might be expected that the prices...More Button

Written Answers - Offshore Exploration

Asked the minister: the extent if any to which oil, gas or other mineral exploration onshore and offshore have shown positive or commercially viable results in each of the past three years to date in 2012; the number of...More Button

Written Answers - Energy Resources

Asked the minister: if all preparatory work in regard to making product available from the Corrib gas field has been complied with; if or when product is likely to become available to the consumer; and if he will make a...More Button

Written Answers - Alternative Energy Projects

Asked the minister: the proportion of electricity now generated through wind or alternative energy resources; the extent to which targets in this regard can be revised and updated with particular reference to the need t...More Button

Asked the minister: the extent to which the national grid has become less dependent on imported energy sources over the past five years; his future plans in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the steps he can take to speed up access to the national grid for various wind energy projects in respect of which planning permission has been granted or is pending in all regions throughout the cou...More Button

Asked the minister: the number of locations throughout the country currently producing bio-diesel or ethanol; the number of any such projects pending or awaiting approval; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Crime Prevention

Asked the minister: the extent, directly or through the regulator, he can obtain information relating to the number of burglar alarms or other alert systems that are reliant on wire or wireless systems in view of the vu...More Button


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