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Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes: Statements (Resumed) (20 Jan 2021) See 3 other results from this debate

Jennifer Murnane O'Connor: ...through their silence. We need to immediately legislate to provide unconditional access to birth certificates for adopted people and access to records through the proper implementation of the general data protection regulation, GDPR. We do not need to give people's addresses out but people need to know that they can get their information. Denying people access to personal information...

EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement: Motion (20 Jan 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Danny Healy-Rae: ...that way every evening and night. There has already been a serious reduction in traffic on that route. Many businesses throughout the County of Kerry have contacted me regarding problems with data protection in respect of goods they have traditionally sourced from the UK which they are having brought in by couriers and hauliers. They say that they have to complete unnecessary...

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (19 Jan 2021)

Frances Black: ...institutionalisation, that the Government must prove how far we have involved not only with words, but we must now prioritise and honour the experience of the survivors and adequate legislative protection, redress and access to relevant data and adoptive files among other supports. The recommendations proposed by the Clann Project in collaboration with the Adoption Rights Alliance, Justice...

Seanad: Report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation: Statements (19 Jan 2021) See 2 other results from this debate

Roderic O'Gorman: ...an absolute priority for me, the Taoiseach and the entire Government. I have been engaging intensively with the Attorney General to this end, approaching the issue in a manner grounded in general data protection regulation, GDPR, where the right of an individual to access personal information about himself or herself is central. My Department and the Attorney General's office are working...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Standards in Public Office Commission (14 Jan 2021)

Neale Richmond: ...with the relevant bodies at Irish and EU level with regard to the group's domain name registration and its accounts and status with the Revenue Commissioners, and crucially around the storage of data. This organisation has access to data of tens of thousands of individuals in the United Kingdom and beyond, and it must be ensured that these data are stored in a way that is compliant with...

Covid-19 (Education): Statements (14 Jan 2021)

Norma Foley: ...special schools and special classes in recognition of the particular challenges these schools and classes face in dealing with children with complex medical and care needs. From a public health perspective, national data on the Covid-19 positivity of close contacts since schools reopened in September are reassuring. Schools have not been identified as amplification settings for the...

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (14 Jan 2021)

Leo Varadkar: .... It is safe and effective. It may be the case that this vaccine was developed more quickly than any other vaccine in the past, but no corners were cut in terms of the trials or the clinical data. People will need two doses of the vaccine to get full protection. Those two doses will be given three to six weeks apart.

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Waste Management (14 Jan 2021)

Eamon Ryan: The use of CCTV and other audio-visual recording (AVR) equipment to assist waste and litter enforcement efforts is primarily an operational matter for local authorities. The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has indicated that it is satisfied that Section 14 of the Waste Management Act 1996 provides a suitable legal basis for the use of such technology in specific circumstances. However,...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Domestic Violence Policy (14 Jan 2021)

Helen McEntee: ...and gender-based violence is segmented, the terms of reference have been agreed and include particular reference to policies and services designed to respond to victims’ practical needs and data collection and analysis to inform policymaking across the sector. This will provide valuable guidance for designing our systems to best meet the needs of victims and will determine what...

Covid-19 (Health): Statements and Questions and Answers (13 Jan 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Denis Naughten: The fact is that we are using sheets of paper to record vital data that are needed to track adverse reactions. I took this issue up with a predecessor of the Minister, the current Taoiseach, 18 years ago and the Minister is telling me that we still do not have an IT system in place. When will we no longer be using pen and paper to record the numbers of patients being vaccinated? As the...

Covid-19 (Health): Statements (13 Jan 2021)

Mary Butler: ...Covid-19. Mental health services and supports are available at all levels to children, young people and adults who need them. Recent trends in nursing homes are concerning, with provisional data including 62 new outbreaks in the last week and active outbreaks are three times the number that existed in mid-December. Some positive news is the approval at European level of vaccines and...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Consultancy Contracts (13 Jan 2021)

Leo Varadkar: ...x20ac;984 Shop Safely Animation - Graphic design work. December 2020 €1,494 Irish language translation services in relation to Return to work safely Protocol: COVID-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers and Data Protection – Return to Work Protocol plus further translation services regarding revised versions of...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Environmental Protection Agency (13 Jan 2021)

Eamon Ryan: The operation of the Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Programme (AAMP) network, including the selection of sites for monitoring stations, is the responsibility of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). I have been informed by the EPA that a permanent Tier 2 air quality monitoring station is due to be installed in Drogheda in the first half of this year. Furthermore, the EPA in...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Postal Services (13 Jan 2021)

Hildegarde Naughton: ...Ordnance Survey Ireland provides the geo-locations for these buildings.  An Post GeoDirectory, a subsidiary company of An Post and Ordnance Survey Ireland, issue a new release of the GeoDirectory database file on a quarterly basis to Eircode in accordance with their licence agreement. Each new postal address assigned an Eircode is published on the Eircode Finder website, a...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Air Quality (13 Jan 2021)

Eamon Ryan: The Environmental Protection Agency is responsible for monitoring ambient air quality in Ireland via the national Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Programme 2017-2022 (AAMP). Under this programme the national monitoring network has undergone a significant upgrade in recent years and has been expanded from 30 stations in 2017 to 88 by the end of 2020. All stations collect air quality data for a...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Reliefs (13 Jan 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: ...that should qualify. There are no plans to change these arrangements at this time. In this regard I note that tax relief for medical expenses is a commonly availed of relief – the most data from 2018 highlights that 522,800 taxpayer units utilised the relief at an Exchequer cost of €156m. If routine dental expenses, such as dentures, were tax relieved, it would...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Personal Public Service Numbers (13 Jan 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: ...which may be legally requested for this purpose is set out in regulations under that Act and it includes documentation which will verify the person's name and date of birth, address and PPSN.  I am advised by the Minister for Social protection that the legal basis of the PPS number is set out in the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 2005. This legislation provides for the...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Emergency Services (13 Jan 2021)

Darragh O'Brien: ...in Ireland by local authorities in accordance with the provisions of the Fire Services Acts, 1981 and 2003. Under this legislation, there are 31 fire authorities which provide fire prevention and fire protection services for communities through 27 service delivery structures. Local authority fire services are delivered by approximately 3,300 local authority staff engaged...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Covid-19 Pandemic (13 Jan 2021)

Roderic O'Gorman: ...to take Questions Nos. 616 to 618, inclusive, together. Responsibility for the recording of the number of people who test positive for COVID-19 lies with the Department of Health. The International Protection Accommodation Service (IPAS) does not confirm positive test results of any person. With regard to medical information such as who should be tested and when and the release of data...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Brexit Issues (13 Jan 2021)

Helen McEntee: ...deadlines, robust safeguards, procedural rights and judicial control, will be enabled. The Agreement also includes a bridging mechanism, subject to certain conditions, pending the adoption of data protection adequacy decisions, such that for a specified period transmission of personal data from the EU to the UK is not regarded as a transfer to a third country. This bridging solution...

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