Dáil Éireann Private Members Business

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October 2014
31 October 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 4 - 5 November 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 4 - 5 November 2014 “That Dáil Éireann:notes the continuing difficulties faced by tens of thousands of homeowners in mortgage arrears due to loss of employment and income as a result of the deep recession in the Irish economy from 2008 onwards;further notes that:— the existing Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears (CCMA), whilst providing comprehensive instructions for creditors dealing with..
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17 October 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 21 - 22 October 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:notes:— that the 2009 Fine Gael Party 'New Era' document advocated the establishment of Irish Water;— the announcement of the Irish Water Charges Plan on 30th September and the introduction of the new domestic water tariff system on 1st October;— the €172 million set-up costs of Irish Water;— the €80 million...
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10 October 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 16 October 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:acknowledges that the citizens of this State rejected the Government's Constitutional amendment to abolish the Seanad through referendum vote in October 2013;recognises that all participants and parties involved in the referendum campaign were clear in agreeing that the Seanad in its current form is elitist, undemocratic and unacceptable;notes that the...
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03 October 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 7 - 8 October 2014
 “That Dáil Éireann:notes:— the importance of agriculture as Ireland's largest indigenous industry;— that Article 39 of the Lisbon Treaty sets out the EU wide objective of ensuring a fair standard of living for farmers;— the historic reduction in direct EU supports through the Common Agricultural Policy Pillar One with the Single Farm Payment to...
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September 2014
25 September 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 30 September - 1 October 2014
 “That Dáil Éireann:notes:— 2014 marks the 14th year of the existence of the Direct Provision system in Ireland;— over 4,300 asylum seekers are currently residing in the 34 Direct Provision centres in the State, some of whom have been living in these centres for up to and above 10 years; and— that more than one third of these residents are children who...
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19 September 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 23 - 24 September 2014
 “That Dáil Éireann:notes that:— the State is in the midst of the most severe housing crisis in its history, due mostly to a drastic shortage of social housing;— 89,872 households, representing well over 100,000 men, women and children are currently on local authority housing waiting lists, a rise of 30 per cent in just five years;— approximately 74,000...
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12 September 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 17 - 18 September 2014
Water Services (Exempt Charges) Bill 2014 initiated by Deputy Barry Cowen. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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July 2014
11 July 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 15 - 16 July 2014
 “That Dáil Éireann:notes: — the vital role people with a disability play in Irish Society;— that 45 per cent of people with disabilities experienced income poverty;— that 36 per cent of people with a disability experienced basic deprivation;— that as 85 per cent of working-age disability is acquired and households headed by people with a disability...
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04 July 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 8 - 9 July 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:notes:— the importance of ensuring the elderly are fully empowered to engage with society and are enabled to continue to be active members of their communities in all aspects;— the vital role the Free Travel Pass has played in supporting elderly people and reducing isolation since it was introduced in 1967;— that research carried out by Age...
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June 2014
27 June 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 1 - 2 July 2014
 “That Dáil Éireann:notes that:— mental health is an issue of vital concern to the nation in general and should be of special concern to policy-makers and legislators in particular;— mental health services must be designed and delivered to aid the recovery of the individual;— a person-centred approach is vital to the achievement of the best results; and— the...
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20 June 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 24 - 25 June 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:notes:— the vital role the beef sector plays in the agri-food industry generating €2 billion a year to the Irish economy;— that some 100,000 farms across the country produce beef, helping to make Ireland the fifth highest beef exporter in the world and forming a core part of the 150,000 people employed in the agri-food industry in...
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13 June 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 17 - 18 June 2014
Public Sector Management (Appointment of Senior Members of the Garda Síochána) Bill 2014 - initiated by Deputy Shane Ross
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06 June 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 10 -11 June 2014
“That Dáil Éireann: acknowledges the scandal that occurred at the Bon Secours Sisters institution in Tuam, County Galway, where almost 800 children died while in the 'care' of a religious order, in a State regulated institution, and were placed in a mass unmarked grave over a period of five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s;notes the Government's intention to give .....
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May 2014
30 May 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 4 - 5 June 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:notes: — the central role that Local Development Companies play in providing local services across Ireland including the delivery of the LEADER Programme and social inclusion programmes; — that local integrated development companies also provide supports across a wide range of areas such as rural transport, childcare, rural recreation and youth...
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23 May 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 27 - 28 May 2014
Garda Síochána (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2014 initiated by Deputy Mick Wallace. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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09 May 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 13 - 14 May 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:noting the:— continuing dramatic fall in the number of persons granted or retaining discretionary medical cards;— persistent refusal of the Minister for Health and the Government to recognise the reality of this reduction and the hardship it is causing, despite numerous representations from the public, representative groups and Oireachtas members;...
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02 May 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 6 - 7 May 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:notes:— the commitment of the Taoiseach to inform the Houses of the Oireachtas of the standard level of water charges prior to the 23rd May election; and— protracted Government delays in providing information to the public and the Commission for Energy Regulation in regard to the level of free allowance, low income household subvention, rebates, first fix policy and...
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April 2014
25 April 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 30 April - 1 May 2014
“That Dáil Éireann: acknowledges:— there exists a current housing and homelessness emergency in the country that must be addressed as a matter of urgency;— current housing resources and supports are at breaking point;— the current situation is forcing many people on rent assistance, which is set below the market rent level, to engage in illegal 'top-up'...
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11 April 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 15 - 16 April 2014
“That Dáil Éireann: acknowledging the:—selfless dedication to their work of the paramedics in our ambulance service;—high quality of care that they provide; and—uniquely pressurised nature of the work they undertake; recognises .....
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04 April 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 8 - 9 April 2014
Wind Turbine Regulation Bill 2014, initiated by Deputy Michael Colreavy. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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March 2014
28 March 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 1 - 2 April 2014
“That Dáil Éireann has no confidence in the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter T.D.” — ...
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21 March 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 25 - 26 March 2014
Restorative Justice (Reparation of Victims) Bill - initiated by Deputy John Halligan. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office. 
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07 March 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 11 - 12 March 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:noting that:— when the Government came to power 55.1 per cent of those unemployed were long-term unemployed, after three years of this Government 61.4 per cent of those unemployed are now long-term unemployed; and— there has been a 25 per cent reduction in local authority staffing levels since 2011 and local authority services are therefore unable to...
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February 2014
28 February 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 4 - 5 March 2014
Protection of Residential Mortgage Account Holders Bill - initiated by Deputy Michael McGrath. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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21 February 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 25 - 26 February 2014
“That Dáil Éireann-recognises:— that the post office network is a unique social, cultural and financial institution that is essential to our local communities and the country as a whole;— the vital contribution the post office network makes to the Irish economy;— the fact that the post office network employs over 3,000 people throughout Ireland;— that the post...
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14 February 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 18 - 19 February 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:notes:— that the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission is an independent statutory bodyestablished under the Garda Síochána Act 2005 to provide an independent andeffective civilian oversight of policing in this State;— that the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has a hugely important role inensuring that public...
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07 February 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 11 - 12 February 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:notes that:— childcare provision in Ireland encompasses a mixed model of provision with services delivered through the community, private and public sector; there are approximately 4,300 childcare centres in Ireland; the number of staff employed in the childcare sector in Ireland is around 21,000;— there are 405,000 households in Ireland...
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January 2014
31 January 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 4 - 5 February 2014
Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014 - initiated by Deputy Stephen S. Donnelly. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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24 January 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 28 - 29 January 2014
“That Dáil Éireann- agrees that the 2014 National Service Plan of the Health Service Executiveis inadequate to meet fully all of the growing demands being placed on the health services andthat the lack of sufficient resources will not be in the best interests of patient care and this isalready evident in accident and emergency .....
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17 January 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 21 - 22 January 2014
Charities (Amendment) Bill 2014 - initiated by Deputy Padraig MacLochlainn. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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10 January 2014
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 15 - 16 January 2014
“That Dáil Éireann:notes:—  the critical role water plays in our social and economic infrastructure and the right of all citizens to access a safe, clean and sustainable water supply;—  the need for a comprehensive national water investment program to improve, protect and maintain supplies to homes and industry .....
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