Dail Speeches

15 Nov

Banking Motion

There was a debate in the Dail on the funding for the Gardai and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement in relation to the ongoing matter of the cases being investigated on potential financial malpractise. My contribution is below. I congratulate Deputies Shatter and Noonan in bringing this motion before the House. It […]

22 Oct

Business Loan Guarantee Scheme

Our Frontbench Spokesperson on Small Business initiated a debate on a National Loan Guarantee Scheme for Enterprise in the Dail this week. A scheme such as this is in operation in many countries around the world. Below is my contribution along with the wording of the motion. This motion is crystal clear. For once, I […]

22 Oct

Home Defence Bill

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010 The Home Defence Bill came before the Dail this week, Fine Gael proposed a similiar Bill both in 2006 and 2009. The Government following recommendation from the Law Reform Commission have finally presented legislation to the Oireachtas. Below is my contribution on the matter We have waited […]