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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...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Departmental Funding (30 Jun 2021)

Eamon Ryan: ...social and environmental sustainability of the wider Midlands region and which have employment and enterprise potential. The Just Transition Fund is financed by the Exchequer, with an additional €5 million provided by ESB. Funding for successful projects will be provided from my Department’s Vote on the basis of incurred expenditure by projects. In addition to the Exchequer...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Grant Payments (30 Jun 2021)

Simon Harris: .... - Increase of 19,000 to 23,000 additional recipients based on SUSI applications received for the 2019/20 academic year. - Increase in cost to the exchequer would be in the region of €40-€50 million. The estimated cost of increasing the SUSI income thresholds by 1%, 5% and 10% on all thresholds is as follows (based on 2019/20 academic year): - Increase in cost to the...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: National Training Fund (30 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: ...effects of the pandemic, a range of measures were introduced as a response to upskilling and reskilling needs of individuals and businesses through the July Jobs Stimulus. These measures are providing 35,000 education and training places at a cost of €100 million to help those who were displaced by the effects of the pandemic. A further 15,000 places were announced as part of the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders (30 Jun 2021)

Mary Butler: ...improved access and shorter waiting lists, remains a key priority for me, Government as a whole and the HSE. In response to the growth in cases presenting to mental health services, €5.7 million has been allocated for the Eating Disorders National Clinical Programme since 2016. The Eating Disorders Model of Care was launched in 2018 and was developed in partnership with the...

Select Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Estimates for Public Services 2021
Vote 32 - Enterprise, Trade and Employment (Further Revised)
(30 Jun 2021)

Leo Varadkar: ..., which I hope was of assistance to members. The 2021 Estimate, which I present this morning, provides my Department with a gross allocation of €1.142 billion. This is broken down between €796.647 million in capital funding and just over €345 million in current funding. A prima faciecomparison indicates that the 2021 Estimate is €765 million less than...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Union Affairs: European Court of Auditors Annual Report: Discussion (30 Jun 2021)

...audit on a member state basis, the answer is "No". We do a sample of payments across the whole budget area. The BAR will be just one more element of that. While it is a lot of money, it is €5 billion in terms of €160 billion in expenditure. It is very important, particularly so for Ireland because we are getting around €1 billion in the first tranche. That is more...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach: General Banking Matters: AIB (30 Jun 2021)

.... Our direct engagement with the committee is a valuable means of understanding its expectations, while allowing us to explain the bank’s position in terms of supporting the economy and our 2.8 million customers in current and future challenging times. With me today are Mr. Jim O’Keeffe and Ms Helen Dooley. While the human misery caused by the Covid-19 pandemic can never...

Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport And Media: Impact of Covid-19 on the Restaurant Industry: Discussion (30 Jun 2021)

...professional, but many medical professionals are saying this. I might not be smart enough to digest everything, but I can digest much of the data. It is a different country and society now. We have 4.1 million people vaccinated. When we compare the death rate in 2020 with that in 2019, it was pretty much on a par with the last five years. It was actually less than in 2018. If we...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Grant Payments (29 Jun 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 June 15th I announced the allocations for the €25m Live Performance Support Scheme (LPSS 2021).All allocations of funding for arts, culture and entertainment purposes made by my Department are subject to approval by me as Minister. I was...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (29 Jun 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 June 15th I announced the allocations for the €25m 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 Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Departmental Budgets (29 Jun 2021)

Catherine Martin: The €50 million suite of measures to support those in the live entertainment sector is allocated under the B6 subhead - Regional Museums, Galleries and Cultural Centres & Projects. Projects funded under the B6 subhead meet a specific cultural need and support the high level goal of the department in relation to enhancing access to the arts, culture and film sectors and...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: International Relations (29 Jun 2021)

Colm Brophy: ...a longstanding relationship with Ethiopia, our largest bilateral development partner, built over time and characterised by close working relationships with its people and Government. Over the past 5 years alone, Ireland invested approximately €200m to support Ethiopia’s development and growth, with a focus on governance, health, agricultural development, social protection and...

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