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Leaders' Questions - November 24th 2011

Posted on November 24, 2011

This morning An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore took Leaders' Questions in the Dáil which saw debate on mortgage arrears and Government appointees.

You can see the debate on the accompanying video while the full transcript is available to read on the Oireachtas website.

We also have an archive of previous Leaders' Questions on our You Tube channel which you can view here.

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Leaders' Questions - November 17th

Posted on November 17, 2011

This morning An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore took Leaders' Questions in the Dáil.

Among the issues discussed were the Vatican Embassy, intercountry adoption and Government appointees.

You can watch a video of the proceedings from the accompanying video (apologies as the video misses the first minute of the debate) and you can read the entire debate on the Oireachtas website.

 

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Leaders' Questions - November 16th

Posted on November 16, 2011

A number of issues were raised during Leaders' Questions this morning in the Dáil, including student finance and Government appointees.

You can see the debate on the accompanying video while the full transcript of the proceedings is available on the Oireachtas website.

 

 

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Leaders' Questions - November 10th

Posted on November 10, 2011

Here is a video of Leaders' Questions this morning in the Dáil which saw mortgage interest rates raised as well as the efforts made by the Department of Foreign Affairs to secure the release of Irish citizens detained while on their way to Gaza.

 

 

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Jobs, hospitals, pension levy and payments to Anglo raised during Leaders' Questions

Posted on October 06, 2011

An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore took Leaders' Questions this morning in the Dáil and among the issues raised were the pension levy, job creation, Anglo payments and hospitals. You can watch the ull proceedings in the accompanying video.

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An Tánaiste takes Leaders' Questions

Posted on September 29, 2011

An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore took Leaders' Questions in the Dáil this morning, which discussed jobs, the sale of State assets and financial governance. You can read the transcript at the Oireachtas website.

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Gilmore takes Leaders' Questions

Posted on September 15, 2011

The Labour Leader and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore today took Leaders' Questions in the Dáil, among the topics raised were the sale of State assets and lump sum payments for public servants.

Today is the first time that the Tánaiste has taken Leaders' Questions under the new Standing Orders and he robustly defended the record of Labour in Government.

You can watch the proceedings in the accompanying video and read the Dáil transcript when it is live on the Oireachtas website.

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You do not have the confidence of the people, Gilmore tells Cowen

Posted on January 19, 2011

"The Taoiseach is now doing everything he possibly can to move away from having his case tested in the Dáil and is delaying for as long as possible from having it tested in the country," Eamon Gilmore TD told the Dáil today.

"The country needs a new Government that can deal with the problems that are facing the people, can come to grips with the need to get people back to work, get some confidence back into the economy, get a fresh start and enable people to move on from the mess that Fianna Fail has created."

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Gilmore tells Cowen to let the people decide

Posted on January 18, 2011

Speaking in the Dáil during Leaders' Questions, the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore once again called on Cowen to let the people decide and call an election.

"The Taoiseach has given his party a secret ballot on his future as leader of the party and I wish him the best of luck. When will he give the people of the country a secret ballot to decide his and his Government's future as leaders of the country?

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Bailing out insolvent bank is economic treason says Gilmore

Posted on January 12, 2011

"If the Taoiseach's Government knew Ango Irish Bank was insolvent and he asked the Irish taxpayer to bail it out and to pay the cost we are now paying for it, that was and is economic treason," the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD told Cowen.

Gilmore made the comments during Leaders' Questions where he quizzed the Taoiseach about contacts he had with Anglo's Seanie Fitzpatrick.

"First, did the Taoiseach discuss the bank's business at the dinner or the golf outing? Second, will he put on the record of the house all of his contacts with Anglo Irish Bank between the beginning of 2008 and the time of its nationalisation?

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