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  • Tom Walsh: This Focus Group has been given an 18 month Timeline and needs to engage all parties involved. To date only one meeting has taken place and no progress since then. They need a serious Project... (3 days, 18 hours ago)
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  • Tom Walsh: This Focus Group has been given an 18 month Timeline and needs to engage all parties involved. To date only one meeting has taken place and no progress since then. They need a serious Project... (3 days, 18 hours ago)
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  • David Maher: Dear Minister McGrath, The unemployment rate among people with autism spectrum disorders is currently around 80% according to DCU President, Professor Brian MacCraith. I am trying to organise... (6 days, 9 hours ago)
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  • Monica Condron: While the minister is correct that the changes to the minimum number of contributions from 260 to 520 was signalled well in advance the change to the pension rate bands was not. I was aware of... (1 week, 2 days ago)
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  • John McElligott (Safety Before LNG): The Minister responsible for Climate Action says he has no policy remit in the type of gas (fracked or not) being imported even though importing fracked gas is more detrimental to the climate... (3 weeks, 4 days ago)
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  • PJ Coleman: So only the HEIs who are doing a god job at gender equality objectives will get these special women-only professors. In other words, the poor performers won't be helped and won't therefore... (3 weeks, 5 days ago)
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  • John McElligott (Safety Before LNG): Wow. So, in a debate on Climate Change, Senator Ned O'Sullivan states "I am not an expert on fracking but I do know that without it we would not have petrol or diesel for our cars". In... (3 weeks, 5 days ago)
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  • John McElligott (Safety Before LNG): The latest Shannon LNG project is about importing FRACKED gas from America. The most up-to-date scientific data is proving that gas sourced from Fracking is dirtier than coal. The minister... (3 weeks, 5 days ago)
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  • Lorcan Lyons: He must have said electrification of course, not diselectrification (20 November 2018)
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  • marian Ryan: I cannot work beyond 65 years unless I go back to point one of scale. I have working opposite me someone who has reached 66, getting Old age pension and full salary and because they are on an... (19 November 2018)
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  • David Kelly: The JOC meeting on 3rd Oct only discussed the ANR Bill 2018 for 1 hour and 5 minutes . It was postponed to the following week but wasn't taken up since as far as I can see from minutes of... (19 November 2018)
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  • james alex: I do not propose to read through all of the information on the Irish Foster Care Association, IFCA, and fostering in Ireland as this information has been provided in our full opening statement.... (15 November 2018)
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  • Monica Condron: Will pensioners affected by the 2012 budget pension changes be given the opportunity to transfer to the 2020 Total Contributions system if the final design is more favourable than the interim... (14 November 2018)
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  • Teresa Smoker: It appears to me that the HSE does so much damage to the people the tax payer is paying lavishly to support and help that there could be a case to abolish it completely and start again. This... (10 November 2018)
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  • marian relihan: What about the women who were carers/homemakers before 1994? There is no mention of them. (1 November 2018)
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  • Mark Murphy: If a minister refers a question to the HSE, is the answer provided by the HSE to the deputy whom asked the question made public? Is there somewhere I can find the answer to this question?... (1 November 2018)
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  • Monica Condron: Is the Budget Bill as mentioned in the minister's reply the same as the Finance Bill 2018? (31 October 2018)
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  • Brendan Dalton: When is the final version of the Urban Development and Building Heights Reports expected to be published?? (25 October 2018)
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  • PJ Coleman: How can Carlow IT be asked to merge with such a basket case? (22 October 2018)
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  • Lily Turner: I believe Greyhound Racing is a 'dying' business and coupled with the large losses you have made public perhaps the track can be sold and turned into social housing? Bad press on the... (19 October 2018)
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  • David Maher: All sounds great but according to DCU President Brian MacCraith, 80% of people with autism remain unemployed. This is all the evidence we need to know that the systems or resources are not... (5 October 2018)
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  • Monica Condron: Reading these question and answers one could be forgiven for thinking that the Budget 2012 pension changes are going to be reversed but as one of those protesting outside the Dáil in November... (28 September 2018)
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  • Frank L. Ludwig: It figures that this government supports conversion therapy (ABA) against autistic children, the last minority against whom conversion therapies are still legal. Autistic people are critical and... (24 September 2018)
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  • John McElligott (Safety Before LNG): Well spoken Bríd Smith. Of Course, it must be pointed out that New Fortress Energy will be exporting fracked gas from the US and the Fracking ban also made illegal the importation of fracked... (23 September 2018)
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  • John McElligott (Safety Before LNG): Three projects? I know of 2: The proposed Shannon LNG project on the Shannon Estuary (New Fortress Energy) and the proposed Next Decade (Port of Cork Floating LNG storage ship). Where is the... (23 September 2018)
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