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Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Brendan Ryan: I thank the Green Party and Deputies Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin for bringing forward the motion. We welcome it and fully support its provisions. It is another timely and welcome motion covering a large swathe of transport deficiencies. Labour was the first party to propose the Citizens' Assembly and is supportive of both the citizens' recommendations and many of the calls within this...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Margaret Murphy O'Mahony: I wish to refer specifically to the ongoing issue of rural transport. I know I have been beating this drum for quite so time now. The fact remains that rural Ireland is not serviced by an adequate system not to mention the urgent need for wheelchair-accessible transport or our European and international obligations. Those travelling to Cork city each morning from either the Bantry or the...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

John Brassil: I will diverge slightly from the motion to bring to the Minister's attention something that was brought to my attention at a meeting of the joint policing committee in Kerry on Monday. Addressing the meeting, a senior Garda official informed us that there is no legislation gardaí can use to force pedestrians or cyclists on country roads to wear high-visibility jackets. Will the...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Robert Troy: Deputy Brassil voted against our amendment.

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

John Brassil: Having in place regulations that are of no use to gardaí will not work. We need something that makes it compulsory for people to be seen. "Be safe, be seen" is our motto and I want the Minister to take that message very seriously.

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Robert Troy: Deputy Brassil voted against a Fianna Fáil amendment.

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Pat Gallagher: Hold on now. The Minister will have no opportunity to reply.

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Robert Troy: He will.

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Imelda Munster: I welcome the opportunity to speak on this motion. I welcome all efforts to keep public transport on the political agenda. It is certainly not prioritised by this Government or by the Minister. A good public transport service is a cornerstone of most modern states and cities. Ireland and our cities are way behind in this regard. Our public transport systems are not up to standard and do...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

James Lawless: I thank Deputy Eamon Ryan for proposing the motion and I acknowledge the contributions already made by Deputies Troy and Cassells. The Minister is familiar with my face from across the Chamber. I often raise issues of this type and I am a one of his regular correspondents. I am particularly interested in the Kildare rail line. I wrote to the Minister when he was a Member of the Upper House...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Niamh Smyth: I will start by thanking the Minister for his visit to Cavan and Monaghan some months ago. He knows, even though I have only been a Member for a short time, that one of my bugbears is the lack of public transport. The Minister knows from his visit to County Cavan that we have the basic necessary infrastructure in place. There are rail lines which took traffic and carriages from Navan to...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Pat Gallagher: We will move on to the Fianna Fáil slot. I call on Deputy Troy, who, I understand, is sharing with colleagues.

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Robert Troy: I am sharing with Deputies Cassells, Lawless, Niamh Smyth and Murphy O'Mahony.

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Pat Gallagher: Is that agreed? Agreed.

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Robert Troy: I welcome the opportunity to contribute to this debate. It is an opportunity to take stock of the transport network in Ireland. Talk in here is cheap. People listening in to this debate this evening, those who are caught sitting on the M4 every morning coming into town or those who are caught in a congested city, or any of my colleagues, Councillors Cormac Devlin, Kate Feeney or...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Shane Cassells: First, I thank Deputies Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin for bringing forward the motion. I will focus my comments on an aspect the motion pays attention to, namely the "vitally important public transport projects such as ... Dublin-Navan railway line". The Minister will be well aware of my continued references to this vitally important infrastructure. Two weeks ago, I stood on the...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Shane Ross: I move amendment No. 1:To delete all words after “Dáil Éireann:” and substitute the following:“notes: — the ambition of Project Ireland 2040 in, inter alia, supporting compact growth, enhanced regional accessibility, strengthened rural economies and communities, sustainable mobility and the transition to a low carbon economy; — the integral role...

Public Transport: Motion [Private Members] (17 Apr 2019)

Catherine Martin: Is cúis áthais dúinn an rún seo a chur os comhair na Dála anocht. The Green Party is tabling this motion because the way that we live and travel today is not sustainable for our families, our future, our quality of life or our planet. Recommendation No. 10 of the Citizens' Assembly was that "92% of the Members recommended that the State should prioritise the...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (17 Apr 2019)

John Paul Phelan: The Deputy's points are well noted. I will ask the Minister of State, Deputy Jim Daly, to revert directly to him strictly on the staffing positions to which he referred in his concluding remarks. The other matters-----

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (17 Apr 2019)

Gerry Adams: Go raibh maith agat. Sin é.

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