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Rental Sector: Motion [Private Members] (19 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: Like Deputy Quinlivan, I have people coming into my office every week who are absolutely distraught because they cannot afford to keep renting where they are currently renting, they have got a notice to quit and are trying to find somewhere else or, for whatever family reason, they have to leave their current accommodation. I am sure there are many thousands of such people who waited with...

Ceisteanna - Questions - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Community Development Projects (14 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: I commend the new fund the Minister of State talked about regarding community centres. This originated from my constituency in Hartstown and Huntstown, where there was a major concern about two community centres closing. My concern, and I have not seen any of the detail, although the Government will publishing it soon, is with regard to whether this is for non-local authority owned...

Ceisteanna - Questions - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Charitable and Voluntary Organisations (14 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 1. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if a review has been conducted by her Department or the Charities Regulatory Authority on whether the work of the authority and its €4 million annual budget is delivering increased confidence in and within charities. [49932/21]

Ceisteanna - Questions - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Charitable and Voluntary Organisations (14 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: Has a review been conducted by the Department or the Charities Regulator on whether the work of the regulator and its €4 million annual budget is delivering increased confidence in and within charities?

Ceisteanna - Questions - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Charitable and Voluntary Organisations (14 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: I am raising this because I got several complaints from registered charities that are having huge problems with bogus charities using their names to collect clothes. Criminals who were doing this were traced to a yard in my area in Blanchardstown. A registered charity sent me the following: Over the last two years we have been fighting to put a stop to bogus collections being done using...

Ceisteanna - Questions - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Charitable and Voluntary Organisations (14 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: The critical issue we are facing is that although the Minister of State says that 91% of people say they have reasonable trust in the Charities Regulator, including 36% who have strong confidence in it, that shows that the regulator still has a long way to go. For people who are working in the charity sector and for the community it is essential that we have a much higher level of trust in...

Written Answers — Department of Rural and Community Development: Community Development Projects (14 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 23. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the actions that are being considered to simplify the process for small projects to apply for small amounts of funding in view of assurances given to review the process. [49981/21]

Financial Resolutions 2021 - Financial Resolution No. 2: General (Resumed) (13 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: I welcome the extra funding for the social inclusion and community activation programme, SICAP. A period of catch-up is needed to deal with the issues around poverty, disadvantage and inclusion within our communities, due to the savage cuts of the past ten years carried out by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael. I have concerns about the stand-alone community centres fund. It is something...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Regulatory Bodies (12 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 101. To ask the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 671 of 21 September 2021, the criteria under which criteria psychologists, who are awaiting regulation by CORU under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005, given VAT exemption rated at 13.5% on earnings over €37,500; the reason that counsellors and psychotherapists who are awaiting regulation under...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Education Schemes (12 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 246. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she will seek State funding to the yellow flag programme run by an organisation (details supplied) to build a culturally competent and inclusive school environment. [49109/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Costs (12 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 275. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a school (details supplied) requires a €100 admission fee in order to apply for placement at the school; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [49350/21]

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Equality Issues (12 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 349. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he will seek State funding to the yellow flag programme run by an organisation (details supplied) to build a culturally competent and inclusive school environment. [49110/21]

The National Youth Justice Strategy 2021-2027 and Supporting Community Safety: Statements (6 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: I welcome the strategy and commend all those involved in producing it. If implemented, it will have a significant impact on young people at risk and help to divert them from criminal and antisocial behaviour. As a former co-ordinator of Meitheal and the child and family support networks, CFSNs, with Tusla, in the Dublin 17 area, I saw incredible results yielded by a parent and child led...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Data Centres (6 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 6. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he has the power to order data centres to turn to auxiliary power if the demand on the grid could cause potential blackouts. [48724/21]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Transport Infrastructure Ireland (6 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 13. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on reports that MetroLink and elements of DART+ are due to be arbitrarily delayed for several years. [48723/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Covid-19 Pandemic (5 Oct 2021)

Paul Donnelly: 577. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding Covid-19 cases in schools (details supplied). [47596/21]

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (30 Sep 2021)

Paul Donnelly: I would like to raise the issue of Riversdale Community College. I visited the school in the last couple of weeks to check in on the works going on with Danu special school. To say I was shocked to see the condition of the school is an understatement. It resembles a building site with only one way in and one way out. This work was due to start in the summer but it appears now that it will...

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (30 Sep 2021)

Paul Donnelly: -----who can see the great work being done on the Danu special school that is being built at the moment in the same complex.

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (30 Sep 2021)

Paul Donnelly: It is going to be a brand new, up to the range-----

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (30 Sep 2021)

Paul Donnelly: It is important that we get this done.

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