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Public Accounts Committee: University of Limerick: Financial Statements 2019 (17 Jun 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Professor Kerstin Mey: Yes. In the academic year 2019-20, some 2,206 students were reimbursed for accommodation at a cost €3.4 million. In the 2020-21 academic year, 765 students were reimbursed at a cost of €1.24 million. That amounts to almost €5 million in total.

Ceisteanna - Questions - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Transport Policy (17 Jun 2021)

Eamon Ryan: Last week we stated that a further €3 million is being provided to waive licence renewal fees for this year. We also announced a further allocation of €3.5 million to operate a scheme to refund the cost of national car tests, NCTs, and motor tax, so that is a further €6.5 million. Critically, the most important thing for taxi drivers was the ability to earn income while...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Departmental Policies (17 Jun 2021)

Norma Foley: ...our children and school staff could attend school safely. On 27 July 2020 I published ‘Reopening Our Schools: The Roadmap for The Full Return to School’, supported by a funding package of €375 million with this funding being supplemented over the course of the academic year. The safe return to schools in September 2020 involved approximately 1 million students and...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Equality Issues (17 Jun 2021)

Simon Harris: ...the importance of supporting learners at risk of education disadvantage and learners with special education needs in higher education. The vision of National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2015-2021 is that the student body entering, participating in, and completing higher education at all levels reflects the diversity and social mix of Ireland’s population. The plan...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters: UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Ratification of Optional Protocol: Discussion (Resumed) (17 Jun 2021)

...with a clear intention that we would have responsibility for co-ordination functions, which we have taken on enthusiastically. We have a history in co-ordinating other areas such as First 5 in the early years area. We also have a number of other strategies where we co-ordinate, including the National Strategy for Women and Girls 2017-2020; the National Traveller and Roma Inclusion...

Select Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Business of Select Committee
Air Navigation and Transport Bill 2020: Committee Stage
(17 Jun 2021)

Hildegarde Naughton: I move amendment No. 20: In page 57, between lines 17 and 18, to insert the following: “PART 9 AMENDMENT OF AIR NAVIGATION AND TRANSPORT (AMENDMENT) ACT 1998Amendment of section 13 of Act of 1998 81.Section 13 of the Act of 1998 is amended by— (a) the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (5): “(5) The aggregate at any one time of moneys...

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages (16 Jun 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Michael Collins: ...at length already on our amendments and other amendments, in fairness, that we would give serious consideration to. I am disappointed that 238 amendments have been rejected, including our 75. Our amendments are very fair. I would not mind if the Minister rejected some of them. That is understandable. However, one of the amendments called for a 0% VAT rate on insulation products....

Ceisteanna - Questions: Cabinet Committees (16 Jun 2021)

Micheál Martin: ...and consistency of policy to benefit mothers-to-be and their partners. On the issue of home care packages, unprecedented resources have been allocated. It is unprecedented in that there are 5 million home care hours.

Ceisteanna - Questions: Covid-19 Pandemic (16 Jun 2021)

Micheál Martin: ...be proactive provision in terms of access to outdoor facilities, dining facilities and so forth. With regard to community halls, there is an enhanced community grant scheme. We provided €5 million recently to augment €2 million that had been provided already to support and enhance community-based facilities during Covid-19. That is available and we will see what can be done.

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (16 Jun 2021)

Micheál Martin: ...As the Deputy stated, the Newcastle area is home to approximately 6,000 people. We put together the community enhancement fund, which is primarily for disadvantaged communities. Approximately €2 million was allocated in respect of this fund, which was launched in June of last year. In the second round of funding last August, an additional €5 million was allocated to the...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Departmental Schemes (16 Jun 2021)

Eamon Ryan: I propose to take Questions Nos. 43 and 51 together. The Government is committed to a just transition in the Midlands region and has dedicated significant funding to supporting workers, companies and communities affected by the closure of the peat-fired power stations and the end of peat harvesting by Bord na Móna. The Government approved funding of €108 million for Bord na...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authorities (16 Jun 2021)

Darragh O'Brien: ...Government’s Public Spending Code and Capital Works Management Framework and therefore require prior approval by my Department. The table below provides data on social housing projects under €6 million submitted by local authorities under the Single Stage approval process. Local Authority Projects Units Carlow 14 40...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Schemes (16 Jun 2021)

Heather Humphreys: ...Allowance is a household based payment of €28.00 per week for 28 weeks (a total of €784 each year), paid from October to April, to 370,000 low income households, at an estimated cost of €300 million in 2021. The purpose of this payment is to assist these households with their energy costs. The allowance represents a contribution towards the energy costs of a...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Cardiovascular Health Policy: Discussion (16 Jun 2021)

...of impacting on cardiovascular health, just by increasing awareness. More needs to be done in that area. We need to resource Healthy Ireland more effectively. Its budget this year is €20 million. That is up from approximately €5 million, out of a total health budget of €20 billion, which is, quite plainly, a ridiculous amount to suspend on primary prevention. A...

Select Committee on Social Protection: Estimates for Public Services 2021
Vote 42 - Rural and Community Development (Further Revised)
(16 Jun 2021) See 5 other results from this debate

Heather Humphreys: ...of this Further Revised Estimate to enable my Department to continue its important work in the areas of rural development, community development and charities regulation. As we all know, the last 15 months have been incredibly challenging with Government, society and our communities all working together to address the social and economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our community...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Local Authorities (15 Jun 2021)

Hildegarde Naughton: ...five broad programme categories: recreational, education, environment, housing and transport. On funding streams specifically from the Department of Housing, Local Government and Housing, €135.3 million and €167.5 million was provided to Cork County Council in 2019 and 2020, respectively. The increase between 2019 and 2020 is due to an increase in housing funding, as well...

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Employment Support Services (15 Jun 2021)

James Browne: ...regional development feasibility fund is available to promoters looking to scope out and investigate the viability of larger full-scale projects such as remote working hubs. A feasibility grant of €15,000, or 50% of eligible costs, whichever is lesser, is available to qualifying applicants meeting the required criteria. An additional €5 million has been allocated to the...

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