Speeches

I would like to thank the Deputy for raising this issue. I am very concerned about this closure announcement for Carrickmacross– not alone is it confirming a very large number of job losses, but it was totally unexpected, and the manner in which...

Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen. Welcome back to ICON as we launch the Action Plan for Jobs 2015. As you know we first launched the Action Plan for Jobs process in ICON in 2012. Since then ICON has continued to be a fantastic Irish success story...

I am pleased to be here before you today, to present the Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions Bill 2014. The purpose of the Bill is to provide for health services to be made available without charge to women who were resident in Magdalen laundries and in similar...

A lot has been said regarding potential takeover offers for Aer Lingus in the last couple of days. Indeed this has been a matter of some debate since it was first announced...

I wish to thank the Deputy for raising this matter for debate. I share his concern that the very shocking allegations of sexual assault in 2006 which have been reported...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Firstly, I thank you for inviting me to speak here this evening on the occasion of the 60th IFA AGM. This is an important time for Ireland’s recovery and for the future of the industry...

Thank you for that warm welcome. I want to specially welcome you who will shortly become Ireland’s newest citizens. You and your friends and families are our special guests today – it is very much your day...

The Vehicle Clamping Bill 2014, which I am introducing today, addresses the commitment in the Programme for Government to legislate to regulate clamping....

I welcome the opportunity to brief the House on the outcome of the political talks in Northern Ireland which concluded on 23rd December last with the Stormont House Agreement...

 

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