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

Heather Humphreys: ...be paid in respect of children until their 18th birthday who are in full-time education, or who have a disability. Child benefit is currently paid to over 631,000 families in respect of almost 1.2 million children with expenditure of more than €2.1 billion in 2020. Families on low incomes may be able to avail of a number of social welfare schemes that support children in full-time...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Dormant Accounts Fund (5 Oct 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Violet Wynne: 466. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated amount of the additional €5 million that was made available through Dormant Accounts funding for carers and persons with disabilities as of September 2020 that has been granted to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [48244/21]

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Youth Services (5 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...Capital was also provided for minor works. In relation to youth funding more generally, the overall budget for the youth sector in 2021 is €66.79m in current funding. This represents an additional €5 million over 2020. The level of funding supports the delivery of a range of youth work programmes and services for all young people, including those from disadvantaged...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Assisted Decision-Making (5 Oct 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (the 2015 Act) is a very important piece of legislation that changes the existing law on capacity from the status approach of the wardship system to a flexible functional approach, whereby capacity is assessed on an issue and time-specific basis. It will abolish the wards of court system for adults by repealing the Lunacy Regulation (Ireland)...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders (5 Oct 2021)

Mary Butler: I propose to take Questions Nos. 555 and 556 together. Enhancement of specialist services for eating disorders, including 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...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Home Care Packages (5 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 Governmentcommitment to providing equitable access to...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Schemes (5 Oct 2021)

Charlie McConalogue: ...(EU) 2019/1132. This aid was granted to provide temporary market adjustment support in response to a specific market disturbance as outlined in Ireland's notification to the EU Commission and the 5% reduction was part of the conditionality sought by the EU. Total payments under BEAM were c. €77 million with just over 33,000 participants joining the scheme. In doing so, they...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Energy Charter Treaty, Energy Security, Liquefied Natural Gas and Data Centres: Discussion (resumed) (5 Oct 2021)

Bríd Smith: ...to the CRU is about water. At the outset Ms MacEvilly told us the CRU has a role to protect the interests in water. There have been startling revelations from data centre. Facts show that from 500,000 l to 5 million l a day can be used by one single data centre. Could the witnesses comment on any concerns they may have about the expansion of data centres in this country and the...

Joint Committee On Health: Mental Health Services: Samaritans Ireland (5 Oct 2021)

...together as much as we possibly can. There are certain asks in terms of the forthcoming budget, which will be familiar to members. The Samaritans and others have called for an additional €85 million to be allocated towards mental health services with that sum to be divided whereby €65 million is for new services and €20 million is for existing services. By 2024,...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government: General Scheme of the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2021 (5 Oct 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Mr. Eamonn Kelly: I cannot give the Deputy exact figures. It is €2.7 million-odd every six months. Ireland has paid €5 million in a lump sum and two instalments of €2.7 million. There is at least one more, and perhaps two more, to come. We are potentially talking about another €5 million, approximately.

Planning and Development (Climate Emergency Measures) (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (30 Sep 2021)

Paul Murphy: ...much data and data infrastructure we really need. The final point I want to make, which I have not had a chance to raise in all of these debates, is about water. Each data centre uses somewhere between 500,000 and 5 million litres of water per day. The Tánaiste, Deputy Varadkar, said recently that Ireland should position itself as the place to invest due to its "abundance" of...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Home Care Packages (30 Sep 2021)

Mary Butler: ...answer the Deputy's specific question, while this new home support scheme is under development, the Government is prioritising improving access to home support services for older people. An additional €150 million was allocated in budget 2021 to provide for 24 million hours of home support. This is an increase of 5 million hours, or more than 25% on 2020. Therefore, my budget for...

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

Leo Varadkar: ...or four years, and Waterford University Hospital was one of those, with the Dunmore wing, which is a very significant addition to services at the hospital. We have had the commitment of nearly €30 million to the north quays, a project which Deputy Shanahan, Senator Cummins and the Minister of State, Deputy Butler, are very committed to. I am glad that allocation has been made as...

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Home Care Packages (30 Sep 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Aisling Dolan: ...which comprises counties Galway, Roscommon and Mayo. Older people and those with disabilities in rural areas are urgently waiting for help. The home support scheme is for people over the age of 65 and for anybody with a disability or early onset dementia. The Minister of State has done a great deal of work in this area. People usually avail of the scheme after a hip operation or any...

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (30 Sep 2021)

Maria Byrne: ...'s pension to long-term family carers as many carers give up their jobs but when they reach retirement age they will not be entitled to anything due to making a reduced number of contributions; and invest €5 million in the carer's guarantee scheme to provide supports that protect the mental health and well-being of carers and the people they care for.

Public Accounts Committee: NAMA Financial Statement 2020 and Special Report 111 of the Comptroller and Auditor General (30 Sep 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

...that, before the end of 2021, NAMA would submit to the Minister proposals and a plan for the dissolution of the agency. The 2020 financial statements indicate that NAMA had operating income of €274 million in the year. This was down from €363 million earned in 2019, reflecting in the main the continuing decline in the value of NAMA debtor loans, which stood at €850...

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Pre-Budget 2022 Scrutiny (Resumed): Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (30 Sep 2021)

Michael McGrath: ...the existing level of service commitments, demographics, public service pay costs and so on. That leaves around €1 billion for new budget day measures on the expenditure side. That would be coupled with €500 million, which will be available to the Minister for Finance for a tax package. That is the structure of the budget. We obviously welcome stronger than expected tax...

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