Durkan, Bernard

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Order of Business (Continued)

What is the current position on the introduction of the national paediatric hospital development board (establishment order) (amendment) Bill? Have the heads been discussed by the Cabinet? What a...More Button

Motor Vehicles (Duties and Licences) Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

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Tourism Capital Investment Programme

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which he has had discussions with the hotel sector with a view to ensuring its sustainability arising from the economic downturn with particular reference to ensuring that adequate fu...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which his Department continues to monitor developments in the hotel sector with a view to ensuring the availability of adequate accommodation to meet the current and future requiremen...More Button

Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed)

I must point out that on Report Stage each speaker has the right to speak twice while the mover of the amendment has the right to speak three times. I would like to keep this order and ask that th...More Button

Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

Amendment No. 2 has already been discussed with amendment No. 1.More Button

Amendments Nos. 6 and 12 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

If amendment No. 7 is agreed to, amendment No. 8 cannot be moved.More Button

Amendments Nos. 11 and 41 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

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Amendments Nos. 13 and 14 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

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Mortgage Arrears: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

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Road Maintenance

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which he has received communications from the various local authorities throughout the country with reference to the ongoing need to meet road repair requirements following the winter...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which he has received communication from the various local authorities in respect of road improvement requirements; if he has been able to respond positively to such requests; the ext...More Button

Economic Growth Initiatives

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which he and his Department continue to monitor the various bodies, groups or authorities under the aegis of his Department with a view to ascertaining the degree to which they contri...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which he and his Department and/or group/bodies under his aegis have effected a coordinated approach towards maximisation of contribution to national economic recovery; and if he will...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which he continues to monitor job creation prospects throughout the tourism and transport sectors under his aegis; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which he has had any discussions with his EU colleagues with a view to ensuring that transport costs in this jurisdiction are competitive; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Jobseeker's Allowance Payments

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: further to Parliamentary Question No. 312 of 20 March 2013, if entitlement to arrears in respect of an application for jobseeker's allowance in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kil...More Button

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: further to Parliamentary Question No. 301 of 15 May 2012, if she or her Department will facilitate a late appeal in respect of the refusal of an application for invalidity pension in the case of a ...More Button

Residency Permits

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the progress to date in respect of determination of application for residency status in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tourist Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which hotel bed accommodation fluctuated in each of the past five years to date; the degree to which future requirements are likely to be met in this regard; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Tourism Promotion

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which the interlinking of air transport and tourism facilities can be achieved with a view to maximising potential growth of the industry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which the interlinking of air transport and tourism facilities may be achieved with a view to maximising potential growth of the industry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which it is planned to maximise opportunities for tourism and the promotion of the national image through sport and sporting events; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Abbey Theatre

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will to outline the mission statement of his Department in respect of Tourism, Transport and Sport; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Ferry Operations

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which existing ferry services are adequate to meet demand; his preferred options for the future in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Air Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his preferred options for the future development of Ireland as an international hub for air transport; the extent to which he expects the various airlines to participate in such a project with resu...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his preferred options for the future development of the airline passenger industry with particular reference to the role he sees for the major carriers; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his preferred options in regard to the future development of the air transport passenger sector with particular reference to the respective roles of Aer Lingus and Ryanair and any possible merger; ...More Button

State Airports

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the extent to which he and his Department continue to monitor passenger volumes at the various national, international and regional airports throughout the country with a view to addressing any iss...More Button