Tóibín, Peadar

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 758 No. 3

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Leaders’ Questions

Last year 76,000 people emigrated from this State, which is roughly 1,400 a week. Some 210 people have emigrated every single day of this Administration so far. Some 12,000 were wrapped around the R...More Button

Children are being pulled out of schools. Grandparents are not getting a chance to see their grandchildren.More Button

Families are currently fire-selling their houses and the GAA generation is being deleted from communities throughout this country. The Government has let go 9,000 people from the public service in th...More Button

As has been said, other banks are behind that at present. The majority of these people feel like they are falling off a cliff. Contrast this desperately sad situation with the back-slapping fest tha...More Button

The edifice of spin comes falling down when one looks at the facts. The Government has decided to pay €3.1 billion into a promissory note at the end of this month——More Button

——into a bank that has no customers. This is a completely jobs——More Button

This is a completely jobs free investment. The Government is spending seven times more money on this promissory note than all the money it will spend in the IDA, Enterprise Ireland, Shannon Developme...More Button

We need to find out why jobs and emigration are not the priority and why they are secondary.More Button

The Tánaiste should check the record.More Button

The emigration treaty; the unemployment treaty.More Button

Order of Business

The programme for Government contains a commitment to reform current law on employees’ right to engage in collective bargaining to ensure compliance by the State with recent judgments of the European ...More Button

Suspension of Member

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Public Sector Numbers: Statements

Last week in reply to an oral question put by my colleague, Deputy Mary Lou McDonald, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Deputy Brendan Howlin, outlined his view of his job and priorities...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Housing

Asked the minister: the reason for the delays in dealing with applications from local authorities for funding in respect of housing schemes which are ready to go to construction stage. More Button

Written Answers - Unfinished Housing Estates

Asked the minister: if he will make allowances for the financial implications for the relevant local authority of taking unfinished housing estates in charge. More Button


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