Hayes, Brian

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Ombudsman Act 1980 (Section 4(10)) Order 2013: Motion

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Ombudsman Act 1980 (Section 4(10)) Order 2013: Motion (Continued)

To be fair to Deputy Ó Caoláin, he asked a straight question and I am delighted to be able to answer it. This came from a decision in last year's budget to proceed with Oberstown, which is really ...More Button

Freedom of Information Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed)

That was in the 1990s and it was butchered thereafter.More Button

Freedom of Information Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

The facility is actually in a central location. I can give the Deputy a briefing on it.More Button

We can examine that.More Button

And the local elections.More Button

I thank Deputies from all sides of the House for their constructive, informed and insightful contributions to the debate. I thank colleagues for their positive proposals. On behalf of the Ministe...More Button

It is very much an open view we have with regard to improving the legislation.

  Given the scale of the collapse in this country because of what happened, we need to construct no...More Button

Being contrary must be a fundamental part of what we are trying to do because too much groupthink was a feature of the time. Freedom of information, the extension of the Ombudsman's power, the wor...More Button

Freedom of Information Bill 2013: Referral to Select Committee

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National Parks Projects

The Office of Public Works and Dublin City Council have agreed in principle that the management and maintenance of the Croppies Acre Memorial Park will be undertaken by the Council. OPW awaits prop...More Button

Heritage Sites Issues

The Office of Public Works is responsible for the conservation, maintenance and management of approximately 780 heritage sites and provides a guide service at 70 of these sites. Askeaton and Killm...More Button