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Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Flood Relief Schemes (9 Jul 2024)

Kieran O'Donnell: ...my role as Minister of State with responsibility for the OPW. I visited Midleton and I am aware of the devastation that flooding has caused to people and businesses in east Cork. Cork County Council is leading the delivery of the Midleton flood relief scheme and in 2017 appointed engineering and environmental consultants. Midleton has proven to be one of the most complex schemes,...

Residential Tenancies (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2024: Second Stage (9 Jul 2024)

Seán Canney: ...for the simple reason that if we have plentiful land, we will get it at a reduced price. That would be one way of making accommodation affordable. Where there are local area plans and where councillors make decisions on zoning, it is very undemocratic when these plans go to the Planning Regulator for comments. If the Planning Regulator makes a recommendation, it follows that the...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Circular Economy as it relates to the Waste Sector: Discussion. (9 Jul 2024)

...of waste management plans that include targets, policies and actions for local government and the wider waste sector. We have three regional waste enforcement offices as a shared service in Dublin City Council, Cork County Council and Leitrim-Donegal county councils jointly. Their role is to co-ordinate the implementation and enforcement of waste-related regulations and set common...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Moving Together: A Strategic Approach to Improving the Efficiency of Ireland’s Transport System: Minister for Transport and Communications (3 Jul 2024)

Martin Kenny: ...through Dublin recognise that at some critical times there is a major problem with congestion and all that goes with it. I know that a plan has been put in place and has the support of Dublin City Council, but some people have reservations about it as well. The big reservation that must be borne in mind is that approximately 20% of people have disabilities. While many of these people...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Circular Economy as it relates to Construction Sector: Discussion (2 Jul 2024) See 3 other results from this debate

Brian Leddin: The purpose of this morning's meeting is to have a discussion on the circular economy as it relates to the construction sector. On behalf of the committee, I welcome the following witnesses. From the Irish Green Building Council, Ms Marion Jammet, head of policy and advocacy, and Mr. Giovanni Impoco, circularity lead. From the Construction Industry Federation, Mr. Hubert Fitzpatrick,...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Departmental Policies (2 Jul 2024)

Eamon Ryan: ..., while the first sections of several Active Travel Pathfinders were also completed: the N63 Major Wells Road portion of the Longford Core Cycle Network, the Castletymon District Centre Enhancement Project led by South Dublin County Council, and the Dunkettle to Carrigtohill and Bilberry to Waterford City sections of the Cork to Waterford Intra-Urban Demonstrator project. The first phase...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Departmental Policies (2 Jul 2024)

Peter Burke: ...2023. The framework will allow for the provision of direct grant aid to companies with over 10 employees in the manufacturing and internationally traded services sectors with export ambition.In February, DETE hosted a construction industry outreach event, ‘Collaborat to Innovate,’ to examine how best to promote innovation in the sector and accelerate the adoption of modern...

Public Accounts Committee: 2022 Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 13 - Office of Public Works
(13 Jun 2024)

Paul McAuliffe: There are two elements in such scenarios, namely, the tax and the cost to the organisation. I am familiar with the idea of country money. I did some work with the national joint industrial council, NJIC, for the construction industry. Country money is always paid as a replacement for subsistence. Obviously, poor advice was given to the OPW at some point. Has the reason for that been sourced?

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Flood Risk Management (11 Jun 2024)

Kieran O'Donnell: ...two thirds of the population against their risk of flooding from rivers and the sea. The Government’s Flood Risk Management Plans provided the evidence for a proactive approach to designing and constructing flood relief schemes for the most at-risk communities. The delivery of the Flood Risk Management Plan is supported by €1.3bn through the National Development Plan. To...

Local Authority Housing Maintenance and Repair: Motion [Private Members] (28 May 2024)

Brendan Howlin: .... State-owned housing should be the standard bearer, a national exemplar, of the quality of housing we present. Many of the new estates that are being opened now are of that standard. Wexford County Council has opened a number of nearly zero-emission building, NZEB, houses, which are fantastic, but we have a significant stock of houses that require significant investment. Local...

Business Support Package: Statements (23 May 2024)

Louise O'Reilly: ...business and business against workers. It has been clear for some time that supports for businesses must be forthcoming. For nearly a year, Sinn Féin has called for the Government to engage with industry to design a bespoke but time-limited support for those sectors most impacted by public policy interventions and other additional costs. However, the Government’s business...

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (21 May 2024)

Lorraine Clifford-Lee: ...achieved greatness like Bruce Springsteen, and the museum in Rathangan is something to be supported. I commend Senator O'Loughlin on her work in this regard. The Senator also mentioned the parents' councils in 12 schools in south Kildare that have come together in relation to smartphones. As a parent, this issue is on my mind as my children are getting older. It is something that all...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government: Building Regulations (Fire Safety): Discussion (21 May 2024) See 1 other result from this debate

...by my colleague, Mary O’Brien, who is the assistant chief fire officer. Dublin Fire Brigade provides the function of the fire authority for four Dublin local authorities, namely, Dublin City Council, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, South Dublin County Council and Fingal County Council. This includes the administration of Part B of the building regulations in the...

Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach: Estimates for Public Services 2024
Vote 1 - President's Establishment (Revised)
Vote 2 - Department of the Taoiseach (Revised)
Vote 3 - Office of the Attorney General (Revised)
Vote 5 - Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (Revised)
Vote 6 - Chief State Solicitor's Office (Revised)
(24 Apr 2024)

Simon Harris: ...9 million. A total of 70% of the Estimate relates to staff and administration operating costs. The remaining €11.9 million provides funding for the National Economic and Social Development Office, which incorporates the National Economic and Social Council, the proposed Covid-19 evaluation, citizens' assemblies and several independent inquiries. The priorities of the...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Ireland's Climate Change Assessment Report: Discussion (23 Apr 2024)

...we focused heavily on. The Cathaoirleach will be aware that there are options for material substitution like using wood fly ash or other materials instead of the carbon-intensive cement within construction, as well as retrofitting older buildings rather than increasing new builds to reduce the requirement for cement and utilising efficiency measures like rightsizing the amount of cement...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Tourism Industry (18 Apr 2024)

Catherine Martin: ...most impacted by tourism bed stock displacement. This programme of supports, developed and administered by Fáilte Ireland, includes a business support scheme, investment in sustainable tourism development and promotion, industry digitalisation, promotion of domestic tourism and festivals, and recruitment and retention initiatives. The scheme has been specifically developed to...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Industrial Development (18 Apr 2024)

Peter Burke: ...including the advanced manufacturing factory at Marlinstown Business Park, Mullingar. In relation to the Marlinstown Business Park facility, IDA Ireland secured planning permission from Westmeath County Council in November 2022 for the construction of a c.50,000sq.ft. Advanced Building Solution consisting of office and light industrial/production spaces which also included provision...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Business Supports (18 Apr 2024)

Peter Burke: ...across Government, in particular between the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, its agencies and my own Department, as well as between Government, industry, and the education and training system, which together constitute a highly responsive National Skills Architecture. This architecture is overseen by the National Skills Council and aims to...

Future Ireland Fund and Infrastructure, Climate and Nature Fund Bill 2024: Second Stage (10 Apr 2024)

Gerald Nash: ...of these on pensions and healthcare, as well as the onward march of digitalisation that need to be addressed. We can also use the fund to address regional imbalances in infrastructure and industrial development across the country, and ultimately pave the way to making sustainable progress towards a fairer and more prosperous Ireland. We in the Labour Party take a much longer term view...

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