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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills: General Scheme of the Higher Education Authority Bill 2021: Discussion (6 Jul 2021)

...wish to attend. The committee's report was never implemented. We understand this was because of cost fears. The HECA estimates the cost to the Exchequer would be estimated to be less than €5 million given that the number of eligible students is likely to be in the hundreds. The argument of a lack of funds does not sit well with the supports to public sector students received...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government: Proposed Changes to Local Property Tax: Discussion (6 Jul 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

...to bring new properties into scope. Properties built since 2013 are excluded from the tax. There have been two reviews of the tax since its introduction: the Thornhill review of the LPT in 2015; and the interdepartmental review of the LPT published in 2019. The 2019 review was conducted by an interdepartmental working group, chaired by the Department of Finance and consisting of...

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Cycling Facilities (5 Jul 2021)

Emer Currie: ...as well as to cater for workers coming from Palmerstown. Waterstown Park, to which the bridge connects, is another beautiful park in the area, with 300 species of plants, animals and birds, a 5 km track and a natural playground. Weirs are dotted along the Strawberry Beds which people do not know about. The best way to enjoy that area is by kayak, because the roads are used as a rat run...

Companies (Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies) Bill 2021: Second Stage (2 Jul 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Michael Fitzmaurice: ...be someone to object to it. We have to get that situation sorted. In fairness to many of the councils throughout the country, it was a good idea to incentivise people to set up a new business 5 km or 10 km from an existing business by way of an exemption from rates for a few years. I recall bringing that up in Galway County Council during my time as a councillor there. We need to make...

Seanad: National Maternity Hospital: Statements (2 Jul 2021)

Mary Butler: ..., the Government has deliberately placed an enhanced focus on the progressive development of maternity and women’s healthcare in the country. This year, we allocated increased funding of €12 million for the implementation of the national maternity strategy and for the development of gynaecology services. We have, for the first time, provided funding of €5 million to...

Covid-19 Vaccine Roll-out: Statements (2 Jul 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: ...delivery, it has not been allowed to impact the State's ability to deliver the vaccination programme, which is critical. Therefore, in spite of the attack, I can advise colleagues that almost 4.2 million vaccine doses have now been administered; more than two in every three adults in our country have now received at least one vaccine dose; and, at 45%, we are getting close to one adult in...

Future of Banking in Ireland: Statements (1 Jul 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: ...Permanent TSB over the period 2009 to 2011 has been recovered by way of disposals, investment income and liability guarantee fees. The remaining investments in these three banks are currently valued at €5.3 billion, leaving a gap of just under €5 billion. In the case of Bank of Ireland, the State has already recorded a cash surplus to date, with €5.9 billion having...

Finance (Covid-19 and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021: Second Stage (1 Jul 2021)

Ossian Smyth: ...Stage to facilitate an exemption from the 10% stamp duty charge in circumstances where houses are bought by investors for leasing to local authorities. The Bill is relatively short and contains 15 sections. I will run through them in brief. The first 12 deal with the various business supports and the remaining ones deal with the stamp duty issue and the financial resolutions passed by...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Departmental Schemes (1 Jul 2021)

Norma Foley: ...of €20m has been made available to support the implementation of the Gaeltacht School Recognition Scheme, which forms part of the overall implementation of the Policy on Gaeltacht Education. The 105 primary schools and 29 post-primary schools participating in the scheme receive a range of additional supports and resources. Due to the unprecedented school closures resulting from the...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Educational Disadvantage (1 Jul 2021)

Norma Foley: ...poor or where some students with additional needs found it difficult to engage in online learning. The subject of associated costs was not explored. My Department will spend over €150million on supports for schools under the DEIS programme in 2021. Included in this, is funding in the region of €16.2 million which is provided to schools in the form of a DEIS grant. In...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Credit Availability (1 Jul 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: ...finance providers, known as on-lenders. SBCI has informed me that it has provided funding to a mixture of both banks and non-bank finance providers and currently has 11 on-lenders, 6 bank and 5 non-bank finance providers: - AIB - Bank of Ireland - Ulster Bank - KBC Bank - Close Brothers Commercial Finance - Permanent TSB - Finance Ireland Limited - Capitalflow - SME Finance &...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (1 Jul 2021)

Catherine Martin: Government allocated €50 million in 2021 to a suite of measures to assist the arts and culture sector. As part of that funding, on Tuesday 15 June I announced the allocations for the €25 million live performance support scheme (LPSS 2021). I was delighted to be in a position to fund 237 successful applications under this scheme, the details of which are available on my...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Educational Disadvantage (1 Jul 2021)

Norma Foley: ...of an extensive review of the DEIS programme, which involved consultations with all relevant stakeholders. In the 2020/21 school year there are 887 schools in the DEIS Programme serving 185,000 pupils (689 primary and 198 post primary). This includes 79 schools, who had the highest concentrated levels of disadvantage, were added to the DEIS Programme for the first time from September...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Schemes (1 Jul 2021)

Heather Humphreys: ...Ability Programme was introduced in June 2018 for a three-year period and is a pre-activation programme for young people with disabilities. The funding for the Programme will amount to around €16 million over the three-year period and is being co-funded by the EU and the Irish Exchequer under the EU's ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) Operational...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Disease Management (1 Jul 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: A ‘rare disease’ is defined in Europe as a life-threatening or chronically debilitating disease affecting no more than 5 people per 10,000. There are an estimated 6-8,000 known rare diseases affecting up to 6% of the total EU population, (at least 30 million Europeans), and perhaps up to 300,000 Irish people during their lives. Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services (1 Jul 2021)

Anne Rabbitte: ...both. With regard to disability services, day services re-opened at 39% capacity at service locations throughout August and early September of 2020, and by end of January 2021 this had increased to 51%. The combination of supports in the location, outreach supports, and remote supports provides an overall quantum of support to service users of over 60% at the end of January. The increase...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Healthcare Policy (1 Jul 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: ...health; and engagement with citizens and staff. This was done against the backdrop of COVID-19 which has challenged our healthcare systems in a manner never previously seen. Budget 2021 allocated €1.235 billion to Sláintecare-related initiatives in 2021, including €136 million capital allocation. The allocation included €467 million for increased acute and...

Ceisteanna - Questions: Cabinet Committees (30 Jun 2021)

Micheál Martin: ...AstraZeneca, the current trend is that 300,000 doses came in yesterday, but those will be used for the those in the 60-to-69 age group and people who need a second dose. I understand that 25,000 doses are due in from AstraZeneca on 5 July. That is what we have visibility of. In addition, there will be more than 37,000 on 12 July. Following that, there will be approximately 500,000...

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

Micheál Martin: ...been a substantial increase in funding to health, particularly the winter initiative last year. There was a total of over €4 billion, the largest ever budget. It has yielded results, including 5 million home care packages over the winter period into this year. That has facilitated a greater flow. We have higher levels of activity in the hospitals than we had pre-pandemic in 2019....

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (30 Jun 2021)

Micheál Martin: ...apply for 2021 and 2022. The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Deputy Humphreys, in line with the programme for Government, announced details of allocations of approximately €70 million transitional LEADER programme funding for the period covering 2021 and 2022. This came into effect from April of this year. Of the €70 million announced, €20 million...

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