Advanced search
Show most relevant results first | Most recent results are first | Show use by person

Search only Joe O'BrienSearch all speeches

Results 1-20 of 208 for "section:" . (isset($hansardmajors[$1]["title"]) ? $hansardmajors[$z[1]]["title"] : "$z[1]") speaker:Joe O'Brien

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (22 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 60. To ask the Minister for Finance if travel agents will be eligible to apply to the recently announced CRSS scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32182/20]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (22 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 61. To ask the Minister for Finance if businesses in the events, exhibition and conference industries will be eligible to apply for the recently announced CRSS scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32183/20]

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Irish Aid (22 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 86. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in northern Sudan which is a consequence of recent flooding; if the State has plans to render humanitarian relief via Irish Aid to the effected flood victims; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32181/20]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Schools Site Acquisitions (22 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 107. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of efforts to secure a permanent site for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32241/20]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes (21 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: CE is an active labour market programme designed to provide eligible long-term unemployed people and others with an opportunity to engage in useful work within their communities on a temporary, fixed term basis. The programme is delivered through independent CE sponsoring authorities that receive state funding from the Department to cover the cost of CE employee remuneration. ...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes (21 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: As the Deputy will be aware, Community Employment (CE) supervisors and assistant supervisors have been seeking for several years, through their union representatives, the allocation of Exchequer funding to implement a 2008 Labour Court recommendation relating to the provision of a pension scheme for CE supervisors who are employed by CE schemes.   CE sponsoring authorities are...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: As the Deputy will be aware, Community Employment (CE) supervisors and assistant supervisors have been seeking for several years, through their union representatives, the allocation of Exchequer funding to implement a 2008 Labour Court recommendation relating to the provision of a pension scheme for CE supervisors who are employed by CE schemes. CE sponsoring authorities are the legal...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Employment Support Services (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: I propose to take Questions Nos. 408 to 413, inclusive, together. My Department provides a range of income supports and activation measures for people who become long-term unemployed, and those most distant from the labour market. These supports include Tús and community employment (CE), both of which are positive initiatives that enable participants to make a valuable contribution...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: Community Employment (CE) is a positive initiative that enables the long-term unemployed to make a contribution to their communities whilst up-skilling themselves for employment opportunities that will become available.  The CE programme can play an important role in breaking the cycle of long-term unemployment for some people and improve their chances of employment....

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Pigmeat Sector (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 781. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the percentage of sows in the intensive pig sector here that die prematurely or have to be put down prematurely due to sickness or other causes. [31032/20]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Pigmeat Sector (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 782. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason sows are prematurely euthanised; and the percentage for each reason stated. [31033/20]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Pigmeat Sector (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 783. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason sows die prematurely; if statistical data is recorded and kept by his Department on these premature deaths; and the measures being put in place to prevent premature death in sows in the intensive system. [31034/20]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Pigmeat Sector (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 784. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the measures his Department plans to take during the lifetime of this Government to reduce the emissions from the intensive pig industry; and if he will provide financial and other supports to assist and enable existing piggeries to convert to an extensive system of pig production in view of the overall policy to reduce CO2...

Written Answers — Department of Rural and Community Development: Communities Facilities Scheme (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: My Department is aware of the challenges facing community and voluntary organisations and is committed to working closely with the sector in managing through these, recognising that it will require a whole of Government approach. The Community and Voluntary Sector Covid-19 Stability Fundwas intended to be a targeted once-off cash injection for organisations and groups currently delivering...

Written Answers — Department of Rural and Community Development: Community Services Programme (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: The Community Services Programme, or CSP, supports community organisations to provide local services through a social enterprise model. That said, following an independent review of the CSP, which was undertaken by Indecon International Economic Consultants, the Department and Pobal have commenced work on the restructuring of the programme. Pending the transition to the new restructured...

Written Answers — Department of Rural and Community Development: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: The Government is aware of the challenges facing community and voluntary organisations and is committed to working closely with the sector in managing through these, recognising that it will require a whole of Government approach. The Community and Voluntary Sector Covid-19 Stability Fund was intended to be a targeted once-off cash injection for organisations and groups currently...

Written Answers — Department of Rural and Community Development: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: The Government is aware of the challenges facing community and voluntary organisations and is committed to working closely with the sector in managing through these, recognising that it will require a whole of Government approach. The Community and Voluntary Sector Covid-19 Stability Fund was intended to be a targeted once-off cash injection for organisations and groups currently delivering...

Written Answers — Department of Rural and Community Development: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (20 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: The Government is aware of the challenges facing community and voluntary organisations and is committed to working closely with the sector in managing through these, recognising that it will require a whole of Government approach. The Community and Voluntary Sector Covid-19 Stability Fund was intended to be a targeted once-off cash injection for organisations and groups currently...

Written Answers — Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment: Trade Missions (15 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 75. To ask the Minister for Trade, Enterprise and Employment the number of trade or related missions to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain since 2016 in cases in which at least one official or Minister from his Department attended. [30717/20]

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Human Rights (15 Oct 2020)

Joe O'Brien: 155. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain; his plans to raise these issues as part of membership of the UN Security Council; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30718/20]

   Advanced search
Show most relevant results first | Most recent results are first | Show use by person

Search only Joe O'BrienSearch all speeches