Wednesday, 14 June 2006
Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998: Motion.
Michael McDowell (Dublin South East, Progressive Democrats)
The Deputy would be dumbstruck if another attack such as that on Omagh took place and his words today were recalled. If they get away with what they are trying to do and, to use the phrase the Provos once used, get lucky, the Deputy will be embarrassed to hear his words spoken back to him in this House. He will realise that he is in breach of a legislator's duty to protect ordinary people's rights——