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LGBTQI+ and Equality: Statements (23 Jun 2022)

Roderic O'Gorman: .... As a Government, we recognise that people arriving in Ireland who wish to claim international protection are diverse in background and often have different needs. The White Paper on ending direct provision committed to establishing supported pathways for people who, because of their gender or identity, may have specific vulnerabilities. For an LGBTI+ person, that journey can be...

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Housing Policy (23 Jun 2022)

Eoin Ó Broin: ...’s Department, but that of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, of former asylum applicants who got their leave to remain here but who are now trapped in direct provision, which is essentially being used as emergency accommodation. Our hotel system is also enormously overstretched. The modest changes the Minister has made to the HAP are...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Direct Provision System (23 Jun 2022)

Patricia Ryan: 376. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth his plans to abolish direct provision; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33399/22]

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Direct Provision System (23 Jun 2022)

Peadar Tóibín: 378. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the total number of persons who died while in the direct provision system in each of the past five years and to date in 2022. [33448/22]

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (22 Jun 2022)

Carol Nolan: ...we will never find a meaningful solution to an already overwhelming crisis. Government can produce all the strategies it likes around housing and it can commit to implementing White Papers, ending direct provision and ensuring that nobody, regardless of nationality or origin, is left to sleep on hotel floors but all of this is utterly meaningless if we do not find a way to make the...

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Health Services (22 Jun 2022) See 2 other results from this debate

Erin McGreehan: ...complications resulting from his ill health. I have a few asks of the Minister of State. There is a need to work on awareness and a national screening database. There is a need for awareness in direct provision centres because many people who come here are carriers of the disease but are unaware of that fact.

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (22 Jun 2022)

Eileen Flynn: I do not believe everything I see on social media but this morning I saw something that I want to raise. I follow some of the campaigns on ending direct provision as do many Members. I raised this issue yesterday and the Deputy Leader said we will have a debate in the autumn. A bowl of soup and cheese and ham sandwiches is the food that has been provided for a number of weeks in one direct...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Emergency Accommodation (22 Jun 2022)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...Country Holiday Village  Wicklow A67 KH98 104 Guesthouse, Holiday Centre, Apartment EAC The Esplanade  Wicklow A98 A2T3 187 Hotel EAC DPC: Direct Provision Centre, EAC: Emergency Accommodation Centre

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (21 Jun 2022) See 1 other result from this debate

Eileen Flynn: ...freedom of speech. On another note, on the Order of Business in recent weeks, I have been looking for the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth to come to the House for a debate around ending direct provision. As we know, the White Paper was launched over a year ago. I understand the Leader put in a request but, unfortunately, I have not heard anything back....

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: National Cultural Institutions (21 Jun 2022)

Catherine Martin: ...as Limerick City and County Council. - The Crawford Art Gallery in Cork loaned artworks to institutions in Limerick, Louth, Tipperary and Belfast throughout 2021 and 2022. The gallery also organised online educational events, tours and other programming aimed for primary schools, families and the general public including 24 sessions for young residents of direct provision centres....

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children (21 Jun 2022)

Peadar Tóibín: ..., Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of asylum seekers in the State who are unaccompanied minors; the number who are in State care or fostering; and the number residing in direct provision centres. [32293/22]

Special Educational Needs: Statements (16 Jun 2022)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire: ...on their own. I know the Minister of State will say it would have been a temporary measure, but we have an entire history in this State of temporary measures that end up being far from temporary. Direct provision is a classic example. The NBA flats near where I grew up were meant to last ten years and they lasted 30 years. We have a long track record of temporary solutions proving...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Staff (15 Jun 2022)

Michael Lowry: ...and Skills the reason that access to an English as an additional language teacher for a school (details supplied) in County Tipperary was revoked; if her attention has been drawn to the fact that a direct provision centre was established in the area in November 2019 and that the number of English as an additional language pupils attending this school is approximately 22% of the...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Direct Provision System (15 Jun 2022)

Eoin Ó Broin: 159. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the total number of adults and children that have received their leave to remain but continue to reside in direct provision and the number of the persons in this situation for 1 year or less, between 1 and 2 and more than 2 years. [31143/22]

Special Educational Needs School Places: Motion [Private Members] (14 Jun 2022) See 1 other result from this debate

Thomas Pringle: ...language and who receive such little help in situations such as this. School placement and enrolment should be only a positive experience and should not be seen as negative. However, many parents living in direct provision and in temporary accommodation are completely left behind as well. AsIAm states that it believes that this crisis was "foreseeable and preventable", which suggests...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: International Protection (14 Jun 2022)

Roderic O'Gorman: As the Deputies will be aware, I published A White Paper to End Direct Provision and to Establish a New International Protection Support Service on the 26th of February 2021. The report of the advisory group published in October 2020 (also known as the Catherine Day report) fed into the creation of the White Paper. In the fourteen months since its publication my department has placed a...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Direct Provision System (14 Jun 2022)

Neale Richmond: 1194. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the steps that he is taking to ensure that all persons within the direct provision system are treated with dignity and respect; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30150/22]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Departmental Data (14 Jun 2022)

Helen McEntee: ...release and had bed placement identified by Local Authority in advance of release date – 18 March 2020 to 3 June 2022 Carlow 1 Cavan 4 Clare 2 Donegal 1 Cork City 47 Cork County 12 Dublin City 126 Direct...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills: Education and Supports Provision for Displaced Ukrainian Students: Discussion (14 Jun 2022) See 9 other results from this debate

...them may mitigate some of the anguish that this will create. I will make two additional points. I hate to say it, but this phenomenon is not new to us as an organisation in the context of direct provision. It happens frequently. It will always exist, particularly if we are not getting on top of accommodation issues. As has been evident over recent days, there are real and...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Direct Provision System (2 Jun 2022) See 5 other results from this debate

Peadar Tóibín: ...are feeling the pinch as a result, but in a time of war it is really important that we hunker down and do our best to ease the suffering of people being targeted. The danger is that the Government's plan for direct provision could in many ways come a cropper if it uses the system to house people who are fleeing from war. I am trying to get a sense of how the Government plan for direct...

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