Goulding, Seán

Wednesday, 21 May 1941

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 25 No. 13

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Second Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1940—Committee.

I do not know that I am very pleased with this amendment. I can see one difficulty about it. Let us take it that this were accepted and became part of the Constitution. The Administration in power a...More Button

Dairy Produce (Amendment) Bill, 1941—Second Stage.

Why not take it now?More Button

Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) (Amendment) Bill, 1941—Second Stage.

Every effort should be made this year to see that sufficient butter is kept in this country for the use of the people. Last year we exported butter during the summer and autumn months and in the wint...More Button

Minerals Exploration and Development Company Bill, 1941—Second Stage.

A Cathaoirligh, I am not a very great optimist at all about the mineral wealth of this country, but I am quite prepared to spend a certain amount of money in finding out whether we really have much mi...More Button

Because after all, you must realise when you import any material from a foreign country you are supporting the people of that country. You are paying their wages and you are paying the dividends of t...More Button

So it is going to be a prospecting and a developing company, and that is what the £50,000 is for?More Button

£50,000 will not go very far if we are going to go developing the mineral wealth. I think that the companies already engaged in mineral exploitation but not efficiently run can be taken over.More Button

And compensation paid?More Button

Well, a certain hardship might arise in that case. A company not efficiently run might not have sufficient capital, and instead of persuading that company to get more capital the thing will be taken ...More Button

The Drumm Battery was a case in point.More Button


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