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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government: Expert Group Review of Traveller Accommodation: Discussion (12 Oct 2021)

...matters relating to Traveller accommodation, particularly the Expert Review on Traveller Accommodation. Before I continue, I would like to take a minute to remember that on Saturday, 10 October 2015, a blaze swept through a temporary site at Glenamuck Road in Carrickmines. This was the deadliest such disaster in the country since the Stardust fire. The vulnerability of Travellers was...

Joint Oireachtas Committee On Key Issues Affecting The Traveller Community: Traveller Accommodation: Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage (12 Oct 2021)

Peter Burke: ...10,809 Traveller households in the State, 78% of whom live in standard accommodation and 22% of whom live in Traveller-specific accommodation. The 78% in standard accommodation includes 45% in local authority or approved housing body tenancies, 18% in supported tenancies in the private rental sector, 9% in shared housing and 6% in accommodation provided by Travellers from their own...

Joint Oireachtas Committee On Key Issues Affecting The Traveller Community: Expert Group Review of Traveller Accommodation: Discussion (12 Oct 2021)

...matters relating to Traveller accommodation, particularly the Expert Review on Traveller Accommodation. Before I continue, I would like to take a minute to remember that on Saturday, 10 October 2015, a blaze swept through a temporary site at Glenamuck Road in Carrickmines. This was the deadliest such disaster in the country since the Stardust fire. The vulnerability of Travellers was...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Thalidomide Victims Compensation (7 Oct 2021)

Chris Andrews: 5 o’clock As I predicted, I have not heard anything new. What has been said by the Minister of State is the same as what has been said for the past ten years. Survivors are fed up, angry and annoyed. There is no commitment to and no hope or empathy for a group of survivors who are ageing and concerned for their futures. How can the Minister not meet this group? This has been...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Road Projects (7 Oct 2021)

Hildegarde Naughton: ...and securing Exchequer funding for the national roads programme. Once funding arrangements have been put in place with Transport Infrastructure Ireland, Tll, under the Roads Acts, 1993 to 2015, and in line with the NDP, the planning, design, improvement and upgrading of individual national roads is a matter for Tll, in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. Tll ultimately...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Asylum Seekers (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...does everyone across the country. We do have the resources. In last year's budget, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Deputy Michael McGrath, provided my Department with an extra €5 million that we used to specifically target unaccompanied minors. These are young people under the age of 18 who do not have any family and who have fled. Many such young people are on...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Youth Services (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...transformative for young people. That is why my Department has worked hard to continue to support these services through a range of funding and other measures. In 2021, we are providing €66.8 million, through a number of schemes, to support the work of youth services and national youth organisations. That includes an additional €5 million in extra spending I got in budget...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Childcare Services (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...understand I will not give out budget secrets today. I know he and I have engaged extensively on the matter, and as I said to other Deputies earlier, my Department is currently investing €638 million in early learning and childcare, amounting to approximately 60% of the total income of the sector. Most of the rest of the income is from parental fees. The investment of...

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Childcare Services (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...for parents is a key priority for me. We need to achieve this alongside our continuing work to improve quality, sustainability and accessibility. This year, my Department is investing €638 million into the sector and affordability for parents is a key policy objective in the context of that investment, separate from the Covid supports I mentioned. There are two major schemes...

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Childcare Services (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...to achieving that, which would represent an investment of €1 billion per annum by 2028. This would be a very substantial increase in the voted expenditure for the sector, which amounts to €638 million this year. The new funding model I mentioned earlier will be a key vehicle to ensure the additional investment delivers those important returns for children, families and the...

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Care Services (7 Oct 2021)

Garret Ahearn: ...faced huge challenges over the last two years with Covid. We sometimes forget how many people are carers and how much they do for people. Approximately 13% of the Irish population over the age of 15 provide care. Family carers provide an average of 38.7 hours care per week, which means that collectively carers provide 19 million hours of unpaid care each week. The annual replacement...

Public Accounts Committee: 2020 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General - Chapters 15 and 16
2019 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General - Chapter 16
National Treasury Management Agency - Financial Statements 2020
(7 Oct 2021)

Mr. Conor O'Kelly: I think it is 5 million or something like that.

Public Accounts Committee: Business of Committee (Resumed) (7 Oct 2021) See 3 other results from this debate

Mr. Seamus McCarthy: I do not propose to read out the names of the various Votes. That accounts for 45 of the financial statements that are before the committee. They all got clear audit opinions but I draw attention to certain matters. Obviously, the matters that are dealt with in chapters are called out in the audit report. I draw attention to non-compliance with national procurement...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: School Meals Programme (7 Oct 2021)

Heather Humphreys: I propose to take Questions Nos. 42 and 47 together. The school meals programme provides funding towards the provision of food to some 1,506 schools and organisations benefitting 230,000 children. The objective of the programme is to provide regular, nutritious food to children who are unable, due to lack of good quality food, to take full advantage of the education provided to them. The...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Departmental Policies (7 Oct 2021)

Joe O'Brien: The Roadmap for Social Inclusion 2020 - 2025 is a whole of Government strategy that aims to reduce the number of people in consistent poverty in Ireland to 2% or less. The Roadmap contains seven high level goals with 22 specific targets, which will be delivered by 66 unique commitments. Implementation of Roadmap commitments is underway with a number of commitments fully achieved or close...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Payments (7 Oct 2021)

Heather Humphreys: ...weeks of Parent’s Leave and Benefit for each parent of a child born or adopted after 1 November 2019. As provided for in Budget 2021, Parent’s Leave and Benefit have been extended from 2 weeks to 5 weeks for each parent. These additional weeks are available to parents in respect of children born or adopted on or after 1st November 2019. The period during which this...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Youth Services (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...youth clubs to facilitate the remote provision of youth programmes and youth services. Early in my tenure, my Department made available a fund of €338,000 for a small capital grant scheme. The scheme allowed over 1,500 funded youth services and clubs to meet minor costs incurred as a result of Covid-19 response measures. A further amount of €1.4m is currently being...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Childcare Services (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...pay and conditions. Early Learning and Childcare is a public good with benefits across society, as have become even more evident in the context of Covid-19. My Department is investing €638 million this year in the sector, with affordability for parents as a key policy objective of this investment. This is distinct from the additional investment, currently estimated at...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Departmental Policies (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...by my Department to support migrants, or persons of migrant origin, to participate on an equal basis with those of Irish heritage. -National Funding Streams Under the National Integration Fund 2020, a total of €2.2 million has been made available over a three year period to support 18 integration projects nationwide. These projects aim to increase mutual understanding between local...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects (7 Oct 2021)

Eamon Ryan: ...by State road grants, where applicable. The initial selection and prioritisation of works to be funded is also a matter for the local authority. My Department provided grant funding of €3.9 million to Kerry County Council under the Specific Improvement Grant Programme for the completion of the Dingle Relief Road. As regards further works, any projects proposed by local...

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