OLeary, Sean A

Wednesday, 11 April 1984

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 103 No. 9

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European Assembly Elections Bill, 1984: Committee and Final Stages.

The Minister is no doubt briefed on section 3. A point raised on Second Stage last week was the question of the differential with regard to the number of replacement candidates envisaged under subsec...More Button

I am not at all concerned with the question of fairness because, as the Minister has said, nobody can seriously, objectively consider the question of fairness. What I am concerned about is whether it...More Button

An Bille um an Naoú Leasú ar an mBunreacht, 1984: An Dara Céim. Ninth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1984: Second Stage.

On behalf of the Fine Gael Senators in the House I should like to welcome the proposal to amend the Constitution in this fashion. As the Minister has pointed out, the principle of enabling non-citize...More Button

Referendum (Amendment) Bill, 1984: Committee and Final Stages.

Could I say something that might be helpful to the Minister in this regard and which follows up the very valid point made by Senator McMahon? This anomaly will exist even within a Dáil constituency b...More Button

Irish Shipping Limited (Amendment) Bill, 1984: Second Stage (Resumed).

Senator Ryan began by paying tribute to Irish Shipping Limited. I should like to start by paying tribute to the Minister who I think has very fairly put the problems of Irish Shipping before the House...More Button

Yes, just like anybody else. What other business would lose £24 million and no change be made at the top? It just would not happen anywhere else. The Minister should not stand for this and I know t...More Button

Not in the slightest. The Minister, in the consideration of these matters — I emphasise again that I am not criticising this Minister or indeed either of his immediate predecessors — should now consi...More Button


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