Sadly, on St. Patrick’s Day 2017, my mother, Maureen Haughey, passed away. The Leader of Fianna Fáil, Micheál Martin TD, delivered an oration at her graveside in St. Fintan’s cemetery in Sutton. Herewith is his speech for the historical record.

Maureen Haughey Graduation

Micheál Martin TD Uachtarán Fhianna Fáil  Óráid i gcuimhne ar Mháirín Uí Eochaidh 21ú Márta 2017, Baile Átha Cliath Oration in memory of Maureen Haughey 21st March 2017, Dublin   A Mhuintir Uí Eochaidh, a bhaill an Chléir, a dhaoine uaisle uilig, táimid bailithe le chéile inniu sa reilig seo chun ómós macánta ó chroí …

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Questioning the Tánaiste on Hospital Waiting Lists

Question to the Tánaiste

Deputy Seán Haughey: In section 5 on page 60 of A Programme for a Partnership Government dealing with health, there is a heading that reads “Improving Waiting Times for Hospital Procedures”.  There are all sorts of commitments given in that particular section.  Today, we learn that over 614,000 are on hospital waiting lists and the figure …

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Stardust Tribunal Inquiry

Stardust Enquire 8 March 2017

Questioning the Taoiseach on the Stardust Inquiry in Dáil Éireann on Wednesday 8th March 2017   Question to the Taoiseach   Deputy Seán Haughey: I think most Members would welcome a report in regard to the number of tribunals of inquiry and commissions of investigations that are underway at present, or even if we could …

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Topical Issue Transcript – “The provision of Ambulance Services in Dublin” Dáil Éireann 25.01.17

fire brigade

Topical Issue Transcript – “The provision of Ambulance Services in Dublin” Dáil Éireann 25.01.17   Deputy Seán Haughey: Dublin Fire Brigade provides emergency ambulance services in Dublin city and county by arrangement between Dublin City Council and the national ambulance service of the HSE. The Dublin Fire Brigade has a proud tradition of providing this …

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“The Government Can No Longer Remain Neutral” – Haughey

Tesco Strike

My input on the Debate in Support of Tesco Staff in Dáil Éireann on Tuesday 28th February 2017 Tesco is one of the most profitable retailers in the Republic of Ireland.  It employs 14,500 staff nationwide in 139 stores.  It generated €1.2 billion of sales for the first six months of 2016.  It is completely …

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North Dublin’s Transport Network Must be Improved if City is to Compete for Business


North Dublin’s transport network must be improved if city is to compete for business – Haughey -Congestion problems leading to gridlock in North City- Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin Bay North, Sean Haughey has warned that Dublin’s competitiveness and attractiveness as a business destination will be seriously undermined unless actions are taken to improve our transport infrastructure. …

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