Taylor-Quinn, Madeleine

Wednesday, 11 October 2000

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 164 No. 1

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Death of Member and Former Members: Expressions of Sympathy.

It is with great sadness that I rise to express sympathy on the death of our Oireachtas colleague, Deputy Theresa Ahearn. Theresa was an extraordinary woman who over the past three years fought a very...More Button

Order of Business.

I join other speakers in complimenting and paying tribute to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, his predecessor, Deputy Andrews, the Minister of State, Deputy O'Donnell, the ambassadors, the chargés d'...More Button

I did not mention Castlepollard.More Button

Traffic Congestion: Motion.

I support the motion proposed by Senators Ridge and Keogh. I thought I was in a very good position following the Minister's speech because I had expected him to make a very positive response. I am ext...More Button

Our motion is very clear. It does not refer to Dublin. Our motion reads as follows: “That Éireann condemns the failure of the Government to take practical short-term action to deal—More Button

—with traffic congestion and proposes a ban on the publication of any further long-term strategy plans until concrete action is taken on” a number of facilities that are outside the city. All of this ...More Button

I am delighted the Minister said that the Minister for Finance, Deputy McCreevy, in his last budget, introduced tax incentives for park and ride facilities. He took on board a Fine Gael proposal. Unfo...More Button

At least there was a train to west Clare in the time of Percy French. A Minister from the Senator's party, Todd Andrews, ended that service, if the Senator recalls. He is possibly not aware of the his...More Button

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