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Beef Sector: Statements (17 Sep 2019)

Andrew Doyle: ...challenge of Brexit. We have engaged with people. In fairness to everybody involved, they stood back to allow the Chinese inspections take place. We faced that because of the outbreak of African flu in China and we sought to capitalise on that market which we worked to develop for many years. We have engaged in the slow, laborious process of the building of trust. We might be on the...

Public Accounts Committee: 2017 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General
Chapter 21 - Accounts of the National Treasury Management Agency
National Treasury Management Agency Financial Statements 2018
(4 Jul 2019) See 1 other result from this debate

Kate O'Connell: In the case of Pandemrix, the emergency, the epidemic or potential epidemic – I believe it was swine flu – the State took on the liability associated with the drug. It had not gone through the trial process. Does the Department have to provide the learning from that experience?

Seanad: Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2018: Second Stage (19 Jun 2019) See 1 other result from this debate

Gerard Craughwell: ...seek, they do not want the Bill impeded in any way and would like to see it go through. The Minister of State will know that in an industrial dispute, we came very close to what was termed a "blue flu". It would be a sad day for Ireland if members of the Garda Síochána pulled their services over any industrial relations issue. It is good that we are now putting a mechanism in...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (22 May 2019) See 1 other result from this answer

Fiona O'Loughlin: 154. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to promote an increased uptake of the flu vaccine across all categories of persons and not only those deemed at risk; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22195/19]

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Future of the Beef Sector in the Context of Food Wise 2025 (Resumed): Bord Bia (21 May 2019)

Jackie Cahill: ...here. There are only 360 pig producers left in this country and for the first time in a number of years they are starting to get a reasonable return for their endeavours due to the outbreak, but swine flu will come and go in Asia. Will that market return a price that will make it viable for us to supply produce? Climate change poses great challenges for farmers. We have 2.5 billion...

Public Accounts Committee: 2017 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 20 - An Garda Síochána
Chapter 7 - Management of Overtime Expenditure in An Garda Síochána
(9 May 2019)

Alan Kelly: ...to have a trebling in the space of three years in highly unusual. Is there something specific to 2017 regarding the management of the agreed pay deal? There was controversy at the time, references to blue flu and so forth. Is there something specific that caused this?

Fibromyalgia: Statements (4 Apr 2019)

Eugene Murphy: ...which is very severe in many cases. Patients also experience severe debilitating fatigue, which is not to be confused with being tired but can be compared to what can be experience during a severe flu-like illness. It is not relieved by sleep. Another symptom is what is commonly known as fibrofog, which describes cognitive issues such as memory problems, short attention spans,...

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (4 Apr 2019)

Clare Daly: ...to encounter the 83 cases which have been also been lodged before the courts in respect of Pandemrix. Those cases are mainly the result of children who developed narcolepsy after receiving the swine flu vaccine. Those suffering families have had to fight this State for discovery for years. When I raised this with the Taoiseach last year, he said he would instruct the Minister for...

Select Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Estimates for Public Services 2019
Vote 30 - Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Revised)
(2 Apr 2019)

Jackie Cahill: ...There has not been much discussion on that matter. The small number of farmers left in the pig sector have gone through an horrendous 18 months or two years. It looks like the outbreak of swine flu in China will come to their rescue and, hopefully, result in increased pig prices. The swine flu has been reported in China for about six months and it seems to be having an impact on pig...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme Data (28 Mar 2019) See 1 other result from this answer

Clare Daly: ...the Minister for Health the steps being taken to ascertain the number of persons diagnosed with narcolepsy as a result of receiving Pandemrix in 2011; and when it was reissued for use as the winter flu vaccine. [14640/19]

Written Answers — Department of Health: HSE Planning (5 Mar 2019)

Simon Harris: ...by the HSE as part of the Winter Plan 2018/19 and funding of €700,000 was allocated. The four campaigns were:  - Winter Wellness - to unify all public health messages across all platforms; - Flu Vaccine - to promote the uptake of flu vaccine among at-risk groups; - Under the Weather - to provide advice for people for common illnesses; and - Promotion of the 11 Injury Units...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection: Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019: Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection (20 Feb 2019)

Regina Doherty: ...the UK to have ratified this by 20 March, but for argument's sake - I hate saying things out loud because sometimes they come true - if it does not happen because, for example, everyone gets bird flu and is off for two weeks, and ratification cannot occur until 9 April, this legislation gives me the ability to pass, draft or sign a regulation which would allow us to continue to pay what we...

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed) - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Illness Benefit Payments (19 Feb 2019)

Regina Doherty: ...also been addressed because it endured major stress because of the numbers calling us. It is now back to normal levels, although customers may still experience some delays owing to call volumes at particular times, perhaps during the flu season and so on. There was an increase in the number of claims for illness benefit in January, but it reflected the typical annual increase at...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence: Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the UK from the EU on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019: Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade (14 Feb 2019)

Simon Coveney: ...between the UK and Ireland. Brexit will interrupt that particularly east-west in terms of veterinary certificates and management of disease. We have seen an example of that even in the past week with equine flu in the UK, which has been managed well there and here to keep it out of Ireland. There is uncertainty for the horseracing industry, as there is for other sectors. The industry...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Animal Disease Controls (14 Feb 2019)

Brendan Griffin: 191. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the outbreak of equine flu in the UK (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7473/19]

Seanad: Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018: Second Stage (13 Feb 2019)

David Norris: I compliment Senator Ruane, who has shown considerable commitment to this House, coming in here when she is suffering from flu. Well done to her. I would also like to compliment her eminence grise, Sebastian, who I see in the Gallery. They are a very remarkable team. Just a couple of weeks ago, a survey was done by the Irish Penal Reform Trust among people with convictions. The greatest...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Quarterly Update on Health Issues: Discussion
Quarterly Update on Health Issues: Discussion
(6 Feb 2019)

..., an increase of 6.3% on the same period in 2018. Despite such increases, the 8 a.m. trolley count for the same period in 2019 was 8,732, representing a 14.8% decrease in trolleys on the same period in 2018. It should be noted that the flu season in 2018-19, while not yet over, appears to have been shorter and less intense than that in 2017-18. However, the high ED attendances this year...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (6 Feb 2019)

Simon Harris: I propose to take Questions Nos. 135 to 139, inclusive, together. The World Health Organisation (WHO) organises consultations twice annually with an advisory group of experts to analyse influenza virus surveillance data generated by the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System, and issues recommendations on the composition of the influenza vaccines for the following influenza...

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