Kelly, John

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


United Nations Principles for Older Persons: Motion

I agree with all of the Members who have spoken so far. I also compliment Senators Marie-Louise O'Donnell and Jillian van Turnhout for tabling the motion. We are all on the side of the elderly, b...More Button

  An issue I raised in the Seanad some weeks ago is that there is no joined-up thinking between Departments. Each Department has a budget and Departments do not talk to each other. For ...More Button

  As has been said by other speakers, we all know elderly people who do not want to go into a nursing home. They want to be cared for at home. Michael Lambert who was the oldest man in ...More Button

  My last point concerns how farmers are assessed for the fair deal scheme. There is a difference between the farmer I know in rural Ireland and the rancher in County Meath. Farmers hav...More Button

  I agree totally with some of Senator Mary Ann O'Brien's remarks about elderly people or anybody trying to access services on the telephone and being told to dial 1 for a particular serv...More Button

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Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015: Committee Stage

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