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Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (13 Jul 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: The vaccination programme continues to make significant progress with over 4.55 million vaccines administered as of 7 July. Over 2.6 million have now received a first vaccine dose with more than 1.9 million fully vaccinated. The vaccine rollout continues at pace despite the HSE cyber-attack, albeit with some impact on data reporting systems. There are now 42 Vaccination Centre sites...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Litter Pollution (13 Jul 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Holly Cairns: 201. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 202 of 15 June 2021, the amount allocated to each local authority from the €5 million additional funding for litter prevention and cleaning announced on 5 May 2021. [37416/21]

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Tourism Policy (13 Jul 2021)

Catherine Martin: ...;aimed at helping the tourism sector to survive and recover from the pandemic. Extending the wage support measures was an important step in assisting tourism businesses with staff retention. Funding of €5 million was also provided to Fáilte Ireland in Budget 2021 for upskilling training and to improve digital presence. The Tourism & Hospitality Careers Oversight...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (13 Jul 2021)

Simon Coveney: ...is 1,555 personnel, as of 31 May 2021. Expenditure relating to the cost of the AR and NSR is drawn from a range of subheads. Subhead A.5 of the Defence Vote provides for a budget of €2.15 million of which €2.068 million is allocated for paid training for members of the AR and NSR. This allocation provides for seven days annual paid training for each effective member of...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Benefits (13 Jul 2021)

Heather Humphreys: ...of children until their 18th birthday who are in full-time education, or who have a disability.  Child benefit is currently paid, as of end-May 2021, to over 637,000 families in respect of over 1.2 million children with an estimated expenditure of more than €2 billion in 2020. Families on low incomes may be able to avail of a number of social welfare schemes that support...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Direct Provision System (13 Jul 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...to provide current individual values for contracts entered into by my Department. However, it may assist him to note that the total value of the three contracts in question comes to approximately €5 million per annum.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Schemes (13 Jul 2021)

Charlie McConalogue: ...to farmers in the beef sector in Ireland, subject to the conditions set out in EU Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1132.  Just over 33,000 participants joined the scheme and over €77 million was paid to them in 2019.   In joining the scheme, these participants gave a commitment to reduce the production of bovine livestock manure nitrogen on their...

Written Answers — Department of Rural and Community Development: Broadband Infrastructure (13 Jul 2021)

Heather Humphreys: ...the platform, with an additional 49 hubs in the process of being onboarded. Furthermore, the number of hubs identified through the Western Development Commission's hub discovery process has increased to 505. These are in the process of being verified before they are mapped on . This interactive map provides useful information in relation to each of the hubs and the services that are...

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Health Service Staff Pay (12 Jul 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...year I asked Tusla to examine what additional resources it could provide for these organisations on a once-off basis. As the Senator is probably aware, Tusla was able to provide an additional €7 million in funding last month for the section 56 organisations. A once-off 5% increase in funding was provided to these organisations, which amounted to €6.2 million. Additional...

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (12 Jul 2021)

Paul Gavan: ...at a well-attended protest yesterday. We need to reflect on where we are in terms of Shannon Airport and its use by the US military. Since the attacks of 11 September 2001, it is estimated that 5 million deaths have occurred, including the death of 1 million children. We are, unfortunately, culpable because we continue to facilitate the movement of US military through Shannon. Some...

Seanad: Finance (Covid-19 and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021: Second Stage (12 Jul 2021)

Seán Fleming: ..., encouraging employment and helping to maintain the link between employers and employees. As of 8 July 2021, direct subsidy payments of over €3.8 billion have been made with an additional €627 million given in PRSI relief to over 50,500 employers in respect of over 609,700 workers. Sections 3 and 4 make a number of changes in respect of the Covid restrictions support...

Seanad: Land Development Agency Bill 2021: Second Stage (9 Jul 2021)

Peter Burke: ...LDA, under a Part 9 affordable housing delivery agreement. Part 9 has been also amended to provide for 80% affordable housing on relevant public lands in urban areas with a population greater than 150,000, that is, the cities of Dublin and Cork. Section 75(4) of the LDA Bill states that there shall be a specified percentage and section 75(11)(a) specifies that this is 80% for...

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (8 Jul 2021)

Eamon Ryan: ...a right around the country as the hours of many day care and other disability services have been constrained. The availability of respite services has been constrained. Additional funding of €5 million has been provided to develop new respite centres. Despite Covid and the recent attacks on the ICT health system infrastructure, all community health services, including disability...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Student Accommodation (8 Jul 2021)

Simon Harris: ...he or she only has to give 28 days of notice in student accommodation rather than being out of pocket for many months. We have significantly increased mental health funding, with an additional €5 million for student mental health supports. I take the point the Deputy makes. We want students to know about this and about what will be in place for them long before having to go back...

Public Accounts Committee: 2019 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 10 - Tax Appeals Commission
Chapter 14 - Management of Tax Appeals
(8 Jul 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

...by taxpayers against decisions and determinations of the Revenue Commissioners concerning taxes and duties. The 2019 appropriation account of the commission records gross expenditure of €1.77 million. The estimate was €3.3 million and, as a result, there was a surplus of almost €1.5 million at the end of the year. Most of the underspend relates to the planned...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Technological Universities (8 Jul 2021)

Simon Harris: I propose to take Questions Nos. 53 and 77 together. On 30 April 2021, I received an application under section 29 of the Technological Universities Act 2018 from the Institute of Technology Carlow and Waterford Institute of Technology. The application is seeking an order under section 36 of the Act for the applicant institutes to be dissolved and the establishment of a technological...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Technological Universities (8 Jul 2021)

Simon Harris: Following my granting on 5 May 2021 of their application for TU status under the Technological Universities Act 2018, the dissolution of Athlone and Limerick Institutes of Technology requires the approval by both Houses of the Oireachtas of a draft order appointing the date of establishment of the new Technological University of the Shannon : Midlands Midwest. The date in prospect is 1...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (8 Jul 2021)

Catherine Martin: ...to sustain and support the sector in its recovery. My Department operates a range of sector specific supports in addition to a broad range of horizontal supports. These include the €25 million Live Performance Support Scheme 2021 (LPSS 2021). The allocations for this scheme have been recently announced and I was delighted to be in a position to fund 237 successful applications,...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Special Educational Needs (8 Jul 2021)

Josepha Madigan: ...for students with complex special educational needs and those at greatest risk of educational disadvantage. The total funding available to provide summer programmes this year is up to €40 million, a one hundred per cent increase on the allocation for summer programmes in 2020. The programme was developed following extensive engagement with education stakeholders, parent and...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters: Resourcing of Personal Assistance Services: Discussion (8 Jul 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Pauline Tully: ...of a house, which is often available, but the supports such as the personal assistant service. Some of the figures we have been given this morning are quite alarming. Mr. Cawley said that 1.5 million service hours are divided among 2,470 people has lead to an average of 42 minutes daily for 44% of users, which he rightly pointed out is not a personal assistant service. Can he explain...

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