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Joint Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht: Business of Joint Committee (14 Oct 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: Will the National Campaign for the Arts consider working alongside the Department and the Arts Council on putting in place an upskilling programme? A number of musicians have a global appeal but do not have the skills to leverage it. Some have done it expertly and I am thinking of friends of mine such as We Banjo 3, who have done extraordinary work online. They are masters at using their...

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Flood Prevention Measures (29 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: 125. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way in which the OPW plans to develop its policy on flood relief and flood mitigation in view of the significant climate change challenges that Ireland faces over the coming years. [26269/20]

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Heritage Sites (29 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: 129. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if there has been an increase in visitor numbers at OPW heritage sites in view of the recent waiving of admission charges at certain sites; and if he envisages the development of these sites as significant drivers of tourism in rural towns and villages. [26270/20]

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Rail Network (23 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for the opportunity to discuss the need to expedite the double tracking of the Irish Rail line connecting Athenry, Oranmore, Ardaun and, ultimately, Galway city. I thank the Minister, Deputy Eamon Ryan, for being here today to discuss this matter. Athenry has a population of just over 5,000 people and the town has doubled in size over the past 20 years....

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Rail Network (23 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: I thank the Minister for that very positive response. It is indeed heartening to hear that the feasibility study for the development of the twin track option will get under way quite quickly and will be completed by quarter 2 of next year. The land required for the development of that twin track option is already within State ownership under Córas Iompair Éireann, CIÉ. One...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Gaelscoil Issues (15 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: 436. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status the development of a Gaelchampas at a location (details supplied). [23867/20]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Schools Building Projects (15 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: 437. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the construction of a major extension to a school (details supplied). [23868/20]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Schools Building Projects (15 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: 438. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the development of a new school building for a school (details supplied). [23869/20]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Schools Building Projects (15 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: 439. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the development of a new school building for a school (details supplied). [23870/20]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Schools Building Projects (15 Sep 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: 440. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the development of a new school building for a school (details supplied). [23871/20]

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Tourism Promotion (16 Jul 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: Along with my colleagues, I ask the Minister to seriously consider the funding submission made by Shannon Heritage on keeping crucial sites open. The establishment of the tourism recovery task force acknowledges that it is a critically important part of the economy. I am of the view that the temporary wage subsidy scheme is destined to be extended for a number of months. I hope that, along...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Tourism Promotion (16 Jul 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: I thank the Minister for taking this Topical Issue matter. The July stimulus package to be announced shortly will, I assume, focus on revitalising our economy, especially the rural economy. The rural economy in the west along the Wild Atlantic Way is highly reliant on the tourism sector. This year we are, rightly, encouraging our people to stay at home. We are focused on supporting...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Rail Network (14 Jul 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: 160. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the findings will be published of the financial and economic appraisal of proposals to extend the western rail corridor (details supplied). [14668/20]

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (9 Jul 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: The programme for Government contains a commitment to consider the report on the future of the western rail corridor and to take appropriate action. That report was commissioned by Irish Rail and carried out by EY-DKM. It was assessed again by Irish Rail after the report was produced and assessed by officials in the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. It has been resting on the...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Election Monitoring Missions (16 Jun 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: I refer the Deputy to the response to Parliamentary Question Nos. 21 of 3 June 2020 and 37 of 5 March 2020. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade administers and maintains a roster of suitably skilled individuals who are available to deploy on international election observation missions organised, in the main, by the European Union (EU) and the Office of Democratic Institutions and...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Covid-19 Pandemic (9 Jun 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: Ireland welcomes Costa Rica’s leadership on the Covid-19 Technology Access Pool. We share the objectives for the initiative to achieve a common outcome in public health for the benefit of all. Ireland has championed coherence, and coordinated and collaborative responses to the global public health challenges which we currently face, with a focus on ensuring that the needs of poorest...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: International Bodies (9 Jun 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: The World Health Organisation is a UN body, mandated to advocate for universal healthcare, monitor public health risks, and coordinate responses to health emergencies. Each year Ireland makes an assessed contribution to the running costs of the body, through the Department of Health: in 2019 this amounted to €1.45m, and in 2020 the assessed contribution was €1.68 million. This...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Election Monitoring Missions (3 Jun 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: I refer the Deputy to the response to Parliamentary Question No. 37 of 5 March 2020. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade administers and maintains a roster of suitably skilled individuals who are available to deploy on international election observation missions organised, in the main, by the European Union (EU) and the Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Enterprise Support Services (13 May 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: Support is provided to returning emigrants wishing to start a new business in Ireland under the ‘Back for Business’ entrepreneurship development programme. It is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. My Department recently launched the third cycle of the Back for Business programme following on two previous cycles in 2018 and 2019, which generated...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Election Monitoring Missions (13 May 2020)

Ciarán Cannon: The budget for international election observation in a normal year is €180,000. In 2018 the allocation was augmented to €250,000 to facilitate the mustering of a new roster of volunteers. This included the cost of an additional temporary clerical officer to support the team managing the roster during that mustering process. The elections observation team is currently...

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