Dáil Independent Group
IE - - Dublin 2
Working language: English
26/01/2023 | 12:58:15 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Mr. President, dear colleagues, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the council for the opportunity to speak on this important debate. There is no doubt that the invasion and illegal war by the Russian Federation is totally wrong and should be opposed on all sides. There is a need that all forms of aggression need to be highlighted and brought to justice. The people of Ukraine did not ask for or pursue this war. While there is no... 24/01/2023 | 18:43:17 The Rekjavik Summit of the Council of Europe is without doubt a success of the Irish Presidency of the Council of Europe. I would like to pay tribute to the Icelandic Presidency as well for the hosting of the conference. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and pay tribute to the leader of the Irish delegation, Ms Fiona O'LOUGHLIN, on her work in making this event happen as well. (This is probably the only time I will pay tribute to a member of Fianna Fáil during a speech in... 11/10/2022 | 18:56:34 Thank you Madam Speaker. I'd like to thank Mr Momodou Malcolm JALLOW for his report. I'm happy to support it here tonight. As noted within the explanatory memorandum, the concept of the "other" is utilised and weaponised throughout the political strategy. As we witness the increasing rise of right and far-right politics within member States, it is vital that we do not fall into a trap of ideological neutrality and ambivalence. Indeed it would do us well to remember an interview given by Mr... 22/06/2022 | 10:25:24 Before I start, I would just like to commend and recommend Amendment 1 on behalf of our Group, put forward by Ms Laura CASTEL and Mr Momodou Malcolm JALLOW, I recommend that to the Parliament. Antisemitism is on the rise across Europe. That is a very worrying statement, but certainly it appears to be true. Of course, in Ireland, we cannot say that because we have no way of officially recording incidents of antisemitism, or indeed, any racist comments or crimes. I will deal with that later on... 21/06/2022 | 10:18:28 Go raibh maith agat, a Uachtarán (Thank you President) The role of the Council of Europe is very much the focus of attention now with the conflict in the Ukraine. Indeed sometimes one would be forgiven for thinking that the Council has a military arm when listening to the recent debates in the situation in Ukraine. It is understandable from the members from Ukraine to a certain extent but from some of the other members it is hard to take. I agree with the the Secretary General Ms Marija...
14/02/2023 | Doc. 15634 | Written declaration Support Iranian people's protests 30/01/2023 | Doc. 15697 | Motion for a resolution Misuse of the anti-money laundering measures and countering the financing of terrorism regulations as a tool of transnational repression 26/01/2023 | Doc. 15695 | Written declaration The United Kingdom must allow trans people to live their lives with dignity 25/01/2023 | Doc. 15692 | Written declaration Do not extradite Julian Assange to the United States 17/10/2022 | Doc. 15637 | Written declaration Call for a de-escalation of tensions between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan
24/01/2023 | Doc. 15681, vote on the draft text for recommendation The Reykjavik Summit of the Council of Europe: United around values in the face of extraordinary challenges 12/10/2022 | Doc. 15619, vote on the draft text for resolution The honouring of membership obligations to the Council of Europe by Hungary 12/10/2022 | Doc. 15592, vote on the draft text for resolution Safe third countries for asylum seekers 12/10/2022 | Doc. 15592, vote on the draft text for recommendation Safe third countries for asylum seekers 12/10/2022 | Doc. 15604, vote on the draft text for resolution Pushbacks on land and sea: illegal measures of migration management