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Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Staff (7 Oct 2021)

Norma Foley: As part of the COVID-19 supports provided to schools in 2020, additional funding of €41.2 million was allocated to provide primary schools with substitute staff. This funding allowed for the expansion of the Substitute Teacher Supply Panel from a pilot scheme consisting of 6 base schools to 132 Substitute Teacher Supply Panels nationwide, with almost 380 newly appointed Supply Panel...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Youth Services (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...on the implications of the report and the issue is under review by officials in the context of our consideration of the Estimates for 2022. As the Deputy will be aware, I provided an increase of €5 million in funding for youth services in 2021, bringing the total from my Department to €66.8 million this year. Each year, my Department funds universally focused, volunteer led,...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Youth Services (7 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...been key to the ability of youth work organisations to function effectively prior to the pandemic. My Department sits on the Implementation Group of the National Volunteering Strategy 2021 – 2025. The purpose of this Strategy, led by the Department of Rural and Community Development, is to recognise, support and promote the unique value and contribution of volunteers to Irish...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: General Scheme of the Circular Economy Bill 2021: Discussion (7 Oct 2021)

...new litter scheme we set up with the local authorities, we funded provision of solar compacting bins and that type of thing and changing some of the older infrastructure. We basically set aside €5 million this year to start to combat some of the difficulties found by local authorities. We have also changed the waste enforcement structures and have an enhanced waste enforcement...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Shannon Group: Chairperson Designate (7 Oct 2021)

...has an objective for that region and Dublin Airport has a slightly different objective in the same industry. There is no reason, in the context of a small island with a population of approximately 5 million. for us not to work together and create a win-win situation. One of the first things I will be looking at is how we can work with Dublin Airport to create a win-win situation.

Energy Prices: Motion [Private Members] (6 Oct 2021) See 3 other results from this debate

Damien English: ...best long-term policy is, in our view, to support households with their energy costs through energy efficiency measures, with the Government providing a total retrofit budget in excess of €280 million for this year. There are long-term commitments in the national plan, setting out where we hope to go in the years ahead. We will continue with the development of renewable...

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (6 Oct 2021)

Micheál Carrigy: ...community, which is extremely important throughout the country. Despite all the money we are paying out, the school library fund is low or has not been restored. It is a small figure of €5 million, a modest investment that can open up a lifetime of possibility and excitement for children. That says it all. That investment is a must.

Seanad: Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2021: Motion (6 Oct 2021)

Sharon Keogan: ...carrying out functions under the Act. However, we are again trotted into this Chamber to rubber stamp the extension of this outrageous Act because the Government wants it just in case. On 5 October last year, there were 518 cases; this year, there were 1,124. On 5 October last year, not a single person in the world had been vaccinated; now, 7.4 million vaccines have been received in...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Equipment (6 Oct 2021)

Norma Foley: ...facilitate measurements in a wide range of locations in schools including ASD classrooms. Deliveries of CO2 monitors to schools commenced in the third week of August. In total, it involves over 35,000 CO2monitors being distributed to primary and post-primary schools with an estimated cost of €4 million. Over 28,000 CO2monitors have been distributed to schools to date, meaning that...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Home Care Packages (6 Oct 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: ...of its implementation in 2022. While the new home-support scheme is under development, the Government is prioritising improving access to home-support services. As part of Budget 2021, funding for an additional 5 million hours of home-support was provided. This increased investment will contribute to meeting the Programme for Government commitment to providing equitable access to...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Four-Day Working Week: Discussion (6 Oct 2021)

...these are possible. An IBEC survey of 370 organisations in May 2021 showed that of the employees working remotely at that time, 81% of IBEC members were planning for a hybrid working model, with 15% returning all employees to work fully on site and 4% of those working remotely to continue to do so fully after the relaxation of restrictions. Across all respondent organisations, three...

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Departmental Funding (5 Oct 2021)

Catherine Connolly: 5. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to commission research or analysis into the way the €15 million provided by her Department to Galway 2020 was spent; her plans to publish any such analysis; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47905/21]

Childcare Services: Motion [Private Members] (5 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...sector and the tremendous efforts by early learning and childcare professionals and service providers during this period to keep services open and safe; notes that investment in the sector has increased by 141 per cent since 2015 and welcomes the commitment by Government to build on this by at least doubling investment in early learning and childcare by 2028; recognises: — the...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Tourism Industry (5 Oct 2021)

Catherine Martin: In Budget 2021 I secured a record level of funding of just under €221m for tourism, including €55 million for Fáilte Ireland's Tourism Business Continuity Scheme. The purpose of the funding provided through the Tourism Business Continuity Scheme has been to support strategic tourism businesses to survive through the pandemic and help drive the recovery of tourism. ...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Arts Policy (5 Oct 2021)

Catherine Martin: ...then, the Arts Council have also introduced new and enhanced funding programmes. Further information of these investments can be accessed on the Arts Council’s website. In 2021, I allocated €50 million for a suite of measures to assist the live performance sector aimed at supporting employment and wellbeing opportunities across all genres and the continued production of...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Cybersecurity Policy (5 Oct 2021)

Eamon Ryan: In July 2021, the Government agreed a significant expansion of the  National Cyber Security Centre over the next 18 months, from 25 to 45 staff, and a further increase to 70 staff within 5 years. The associated budgetary increase for the NCSC for 2022 is €2.5 million. The cost of recruiting 15 additional developers and analysts as outlined by the Deputy is dependent on the...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Reliefs (5 Oct 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: As the Deputy will be aware, section 118(5G) of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (TCA 1997) provides for the Cycle to Work scheme. This scheme provides an exemption from benefit-in-kind (BIK) where an employer purchases a bicycle and associated safety equipment for an employee and was introduced in 2009. The cycle to work scheme operates on a self-administration basis. Relief is...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: National Asset Management Agency (5 Oct 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: I propose to take Questions Nos. 164 and 165 together. NAMA originally issued €1.593 billion in subordinated debt in consideration for 5% of the loans it acquired from the participating institutions. Payment of interest and ultimate redemption of this debt was subject to NAMA’s financial performance. NAMA’s profits have substantially exceeded the subordinated debt...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Eligibility (5 Oct 2021)

Heather Humphreys: The Fuel Allowance is a payment of €28.00 per week for 28 weeks (a total of €784 each year) from October to April, to over 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 household. It is...

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