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  • John Lagan: Well said. (31 March 2018)
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  • June Fitzgibbon: Dear Mr Murphy, the Rental Allowance and HAP limits do not reflect at all the actual cost of renting in the private market. My daughter is looking for accommodation in Cork, city or county, and... (25 March 2018)
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  • Fergal McCarthy: Has there been any progress on this Bill? (12 March 2018)
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  • John Cummins: Minister Paul Kehoe, Re: RDF recruitment difficulties - a possible solution As noted in your comment, there are significant difficulties meeting recruitment targets for the RDF. I would... (12 March 2018)
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  • Shay Wheelock: Pascal, Perhaps it has escaped you Common Knowledge, But it is not the NORM for CRIMINALS to REPORT THEIR CRIMES to the appropriate Authority.However it is YOUR JOB to Seekout & Ensure that THEY... (9 March 2018)
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  • Maddy Nollid: It is great to hear the investment in our canals and that further investment will be spent. I wonder however if the minister is aware that the newly refurbished Royal Canal has huge issues with... (7 March 2018)
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  • Katie Downes: The Minister’s answer was very superficial as this question required a more detailed and comprehensive answer. This proposed Chapel for cremation services and car park for 74 cars is in St.... (9 February 2018)
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  • Susan Lohan: Regina Doherty's answer is ambiguous; In the final paragraph, the Ministers suggests that the PSC chip holds "the place of birth of that person.... all former surnames (if any) of that person,... (2 February 2018)
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  • Monica Condron: Why is the Total Contributions Approach being assessed over 40 years. Why not one of the 30 or 35 year's contribution options as in the Actuarial Review of Social Insurance Funds 2015 published... (25 January 2018)
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  • Margaret english: MY dad murdered in Kays Tavern 19thDecember 1975, he was self employed tailor Hugh Watters and Jack Rooney also murdered and any many more injured, really appreciate any efforts on your behalf... (23 January 2018)
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  • Orla Cosgrave: Senator There is a far more worrying issue regarding pensioners and that is the pensions paid were connected to a salary scale. This is no longer the case since 1 April 2017 there is a total... (14 January 2018)
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  • Frank L. Ludwig: I don't suppose the department has consulted autistic adults who had ABA used against them when they were children. While there are many reasons not to subject an autistic child to ABA (see... (16 December 2017)
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  • PJ Coleman: Consultation process: where is it in the case of Waterford IT and IT Carlow? Staff are barely kept updated nevermind consulted. (15 December 2017)
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  • PJ Coleman: TUs will do nothing for students; ITs currently offer levels 6 to 10. I don't know what the minister is talking about. So much time and energy is being wasted on TUs instead of improving... (15 December 2017)
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  • Anthony Whelan: i agree with increasing the application for supervision orders as opposed to seeking care orders in the first instance, but any violation of rights has to be proportionate to the perceived risk... (11 December 2017)
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  • Anthony Whelan: Dear Minister Zappone, Tusla can remove a child from the home even if there is a supervision order in place or not, the gardai can invoke a section 12 or Tusla seek an emergency care order. ... (11 December 2017)
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  • Monica Condron: Why do TDs such as Pat Breen continuously just reproduce material given to them by the Dept of Employment Affairs and Social Welfare. Anyone who has been affected by the pension anomaly will... (7 December 2017)
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  • Monica Condron: The new total contributions approach will do nothing for the men and women retiring before 2020. Many of those retiring between 2012 and 2020 would be entitled to a full pension under the total... (15 November 2017)
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  • .BrianJM : quote [[ forced onto a jobseekers' payment for 12 months ]] I seem to remember a long, long time ago signing at the local 'office'. When I signed I was also declaring that I was available... (6 October 2017)
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  • Derrick Atkinson: Does Wallace do anything for those that voted him into Government ? (30 September 2017)
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  • Derrick Atkinson: Disband the Direct Provision and just take in program refugees at source . The system whereby bogus applicants turn up no documents and claim asylum get refused then get leave to remain is a joke . (30 September 2017)
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  • Anne Frawley: VRT ... should always only have been the minimal cost of a registration plate. The state joined the EU and thus its exchequer becomes subject to the free movement of people and goods.... if... (22 September 2017)
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  • .BrianJM : Quote:[[ the former notion of an allowance covering handset rental, standing charges and a number of calls somewhat outdated, when similar assistance can be achieved by increasing the rate of... (20 September 2017)
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  • .BrianJM : Magic Numbers Quote:[[The value of the telephone allowance in 2012 was €270 per annum]] Quote:[[ over the past two Budgets, the maximum weekly rate for State Pensions has increased by... (20 September 2017)
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  • Patricia Havelin: What exactly are the reasons why An Bord Pleanala will not give the go ahead for building Educate Together Ballinteer? (11 September 2017)
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