Deenihan, Jimmy

Tuesday, 8 July 1986

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 113 No. 15

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Harbours Bill, 1986: Report and Final Stages.

That is a good while ago.More Button

I am surprised first of all that Senator Honan has this amendment down. The membership and composition of the Authority was discussed at length on Committee Stage and that was the place for any chang...More Button

I take this opportunity of thanking the Minister of State for his patience regarding this Bill. He was most accommodating. While the Bill is not what we would all wish it to be, it is now a better B...More Button

National Lottery Bill, 1986: Committee and Final Stages.

Going on the views that Senator Ryan expressed, let me ask the Minister a few questions. I fear that the profits arising out of this lottery will not be used in the best interest of the area I am mos...More Button

Again I would like to ask the Minister to expand on the take of An Post from the lottery. This is a very important point and as we are at that stage of the Bill it should be clearly defined here. I ...More Button

I move amendment No. 1:More Button

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I have withdrawn the remark. What I meant was that Senator B. Ryan questioned the morality of this Bill which is far more protective of the public than gambling on race horses or in casinos or on one...More Button

I have no reason to doubt the sincerity of the Minister's assurances with regard to the funding of sport. Nevertheless, my experience tells me otherwise; and, without the safeguards included in the a...More Button

I should like to take up with the Minister his commitment vis-a-vis voluntary and charitable organisations. I mentioned this point already when speaking on Second Stage. This commitment is very dange...More Button

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