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Seanad: Commencement Matters: Nursing Home Services (20 Jun 2018)

Pat Breen: ...shortage, but a high turnover of staff, in this category. The nursing home sector should engage with the Department of Health as the lead Department in this regard and provide it with the necessary data to demonstrate that recruitment difficulties are solely due to labour shortages and not other factors such as attraction and retention issues. The Department of Health could then put...

Seanad: Small and Medium Enterprises: Statements (19 Jun 2018)

Pat Breen: I am delighted to be here in the Seanad as Minister of State with responsibility for trade, employment, business, EU digital single market and data protection to discuss the matter of small and medium enterprises, SMEs. In particular, I wish to cover three items of strategic importance to SMEs. First, I will address the strategic SME policy direction. Second, I will discuss...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Data (13 Jun 2018)

Charlie McConalogue: 154. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications to the fodder transport scheme by county to date in tabular from; and the number of eligible applicants that have been paid. [25916/18]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Data (13 Jun 2018)

Charlie McConalogue: 158. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons in receipt of the sheep welfare scheme payment who have received their 2017 balancing payment by county in tabular form; the number who have passed all payment approval checks and are awaiting on their 2017 balancing payment; the number in receipt of sheep welfare payments who have yet to receive the 2017...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Brexit Issues (31 May 2018)

Michael Creed: ...improve access to finance for the agri-food sector. Food Wise 2025 identifies competiveness as a key theme and includes a recommendation that stakeholders work to “improve access to finance for agriculture, forestry and seafood producers and agri-food companies”. Recently I launched the new “Brexit Loan Scheme” in cooperation with the Minister for Business,...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Brexit Issues (30 May 2018)

Michael Creed: ...stakeholders. These discussions are aimed at getting a fuller understanding of the potential financial, administrative and operational impacts of Brexit along the supply chain, as well as providing logistical data that will help the Department tailor its response in the negotiation process. Since the Brexit vote, I have introduced a range of measures in the two most recent Budgets....

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Poultry Industry (30 May 2018)

Michael Creed: ...within the Irish agri-food sector, supporting around 6,000 jobs, most of these in rural areas. The value of Irish poultry exports in 2017 increased by 3% to an estimated €278 million (CSO trade data), with the United Kingdom accounting for some 80% of this figure in value terms.  Other EU markets now account for almost 10% of Irish exports, with France leading the way....

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Different Approaches and New Opportunities in Irish Agriculture: University College Dublin (29 May 2018)

Professor Mark Keane: I am a professor of computer science in UCD. I have spent the past two years talking to agriculture researchers. I now know more about hoggets and grass than I thought could possibly be learned. We need to think in a very broad way. Ms McCormack mentioned the notion of a systemic view. I will not criticise people because they have their own businesses and are...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Data (29 May 2018)

Jackie Cahill: 480. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers accepted into the new environment scheme for farmers with designated land by farms under 10 ha, 10 to 15 ha, 15 to 20 ha and more than 20 ha, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23230/18]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Brexit Supports (24 May 2018)

Michael Creed: ...improve access to finance for the agri-food sector. Food Wise 2025 identifies competiveness as a key theme and includes a recommendation that stakeholders work to “improve access to finance for agriculture, forestry and seafood producers and agri-food companies”.   Recently I launched the new “Brexit Loan Scheme” in cooperation with the Minister for...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Rural and Community Development: Flooding at Ballycar on the Galway-Limerick Railway and Investment in Heavy Rail: Discussion (23 May 2018)

...under 100 staff, most of whom are geoscientists and technical specialists who operate from offices in the Beggars Bush area of Ballsbridge. It carries out its role as a key knowledge centre and data repository with a library, archives and extensive digital data holdings. It provides an extensive advisory service, particularly for local authorities. It has a statutory role as a national...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Beef Data Genomics Programme: Discussion (22 May 2018) See 7 other results from this debate

Charlie McConalogue: ...we have the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation, ICBF, in afterwards as well to discuss and tease out the issues that are being raised. There is no doubt that from a financial perspective the beef data and genomics programme, BDGP, is a disappointment and a poor replacement for the one that went before it which was the suckler cow welfare scheme, which farmers found involved less red tape and...

Mandatory Open Disclosure: Motion (15 May 2018)

Catherine Byrne: ...changes to improve the ability of the health service to anticipate, identify, respond to and manage patient safety issues. Some of the progress which has been made to date includes the general scheme of the patient safety (licensing) Bill which was approved by Government in December 2017 and referred to the Oireachtas. The Bill will ensure the need for all hospitals to have strong...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Different Approaches and New Opportunities in Irish Agriculture: Discussion (15 May 2018) See 1 other result from this debate

...on the possible benefits and opportunities science and technology could bring for them. As the Chairman said, I am the national president of Macra na Feirme and joined by Mr. Derrie Dillon, our agricultural affairs manager. Throughout history the agriculture sector has always benefited from advancements in technology, particularly the application of what would be considered to be...

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Brexit Issues (15 May 2018)

Heather Humphreys: ...Overall, export growth in Ireland in recent years has been exceptionally strong and exports continue to contribute positively to growth. According to CSO merchandise trade and balance of payments data, total exports have increased by 58 percent since 2012 to €283.7billion in 2017. The outlook for global economic growth is positive in the short term. According to the OECD March...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Basic Payment Scheme Data (8 May 2018) See 2 other results from this answer

Charlie McConalogue: 380. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the average support per hectare under the BPS and greening scheme nationally and by county based on 2017 data; the value per farm holding in each county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19758/18]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Schemes (8 May 2018)

Michael Creed: ...understanding of the processes and factors controlling nitrous oxide emissions. The LowAmmo project, which is focusing specifically on addressing knowledge gaps in national ammonia emissions data,including measurement, modelling and mitigation of ammonia emissions from livestock housing, grazing depositions and slurry storage, is scheduled to conclude later this year. Data collected will...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (26 Apr 2018)

Michael Creed: The long term vision for the agriculture and land-use sector, including forestry, is an approach to carbon neutrality which does not compromise the capacity for sustainable food production. We are taking a number of steps on this pathway, with the Department funding a range of initiatives and schemes to improve the sustainability of the sector. Examples include over 50,000 farmers...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Horticulture Sector (26 Apr 2018)

Michael Creed: ...food and beverage consumption, lifestyle, health indicators and attitudes to food and health in a representative sample consisting of 1,500 adults aged 18 years and over in the Republic of Ireland. The database which was compiled from the survey is the most complete and up-to-date collection of food consumption data available for adults in Ireland. It is also one of the most comprehensive...

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