Moran, Mary

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Local Authority Housing Provision

I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Damien English, for coming to the House to take this matter on behalf of the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Deputy Alan Kelly. ...More Button

  I have made hundreds of calls, attended meetings and written letters and e-mails about specific cases in the past two years. In one case, the person concerned has provided an abundance...More Button

  The representations I mentioned which I received over the summer are also of extreme urgency. The case involves a young family, with four young children, that received the devastating ...More Button

  In May this year €10 million was allocated in funding for supports for people with a disability. I would not raise the cases if they were not so urgent. I ask the Minister to examine ...More Button

This matter must be addressed.More Button

I am very disappointed that the Minister, Deputy Alan Kelly, is not in the House to take this matter. It is one thing to say this or that scheme is available and that €10 million has been allocate...More Button

  The other case I mentioned is two and a half years in progress. I am told the person concerned is on the list and that she is a priority, yet nothing is happening. We can have all of ...More Button

If an answer is not forthcoming from the council, the next step is to bring the matter to the attention of the Minister.More Button

I have done that.More Button

Order of Business

I reiterate my sympathy to the family, friends and Garda colleagues of the late Garda Tony Golden. The scene last Thursday in my local parish church was one of devastation and immense grief that a...More Button

  We must ensure the Border is adequately manned and patrolled. I welcome the announcement that 27 additional gardaí are to be deployed to the Dundalk district, but I hope this will be a...More Button

  I also pay tribute to the people of Blackrock and Haggardstown who came together from last Sunday and have showed what true community spirit is. It was unbelievable to see people, some...More Button

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015: Committee Stage

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