Doherty, Pearse

Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 203 Nbr. 12


Employers’ Job Incentive Scheme: Motion

Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit. San óráid a thug sí, dúirt sí gur bua í an scéim seo do gach éinne. Más bua é...More Button

The Minister of State has noted that this is a win-win for everyone. There are serious questions to be asked about allowing employers to take a PRSI holiday at a time when the Exchequer and the De...More Button

Moreover, the Government is wasting two hours in the Seanad debating a job retention scheme that only deals with a tiny part of a massive puzzle that must be put together to get the aforementioned ...More Button

I do not support the Fine Gael amendment. Fine Gael’s NewERA policy is flawed. The only people who would be put to work in the next year under that policy are the NewERA board of directors....More Button

That said, the amendment has many aspects. It mentions the reality of the Government’s handling of the economy and its injection of our money time and again into zombie banks instead of gett...More Button

There is no way I can support the Government’s proposal because it does not go far enough. If one really wants to deal with the crisis, one needs to look at the various options provided. As...More Button

As a party, we have costed our proposals, showing where one could receive the finance and generate the income for the stimulus injection for which we are calling to put people back to work and give...More Button

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Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Second Stage

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Water Supply

I welcome the Minister of State. While the matter before the House is a local issue, it is one which is causing much distress and anxiety to a strong, rural Gaeltacht community, the community of M...More Button

This is a Gaeltacht community, an area in which there is a large number of scholars who come from various parts of the island to learn the Irish language. It is welcome to see so many people in th...More Button

In this day and age there should not be such a weak system as that in place in Magheraroarty. I have spoken to senior officials within the county council who have informed me that if one digs out...More Button

We need to remove the red tape. A sum of €200,000 has been allocated for the Rosses regional network, which is near the Magheroarty network. However, €378,000 is required to ensure prop...More Button

I appreciate that. I have just informed the Minister that I have no doubt the Senator will support the initiative because he has made similar public comments in the past.More Button

Donegal County Council has to monitor the entire county before it can secure approval to deal with its first priority and the problem is it takes time to monitor water loss throughout the county. ...More Button

On a point of order, I asked two supplementary questions.More Button

Do the tender documents relate to the Magheroarty project or to phase 1 for the entire county?More Button