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Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Réada Cronin: It is so disrespectful.

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: I have to agree.

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Réada Cronin: We purposely sought to have education included.

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Catherine Connolly: The Minister of State, Deputy Butler, has possession.

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Mary Butler: To date, in excess of 276,000 vaccines have been administered. It is expected that this group will be substantially completed in the coming weeks. The 60-69 age group are being vaccinated through vaccination centres, with more than 208,000 vaccines administered to date. The expectation is that this group will be substantially completed by the end of December. Importantly, test positivity...

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Patricia Ryan: Cuirim fáilte roimh na hAirí ar deis leo thabhairt ar an ábhar seo. I would like to raise the plight of community groups and the difficulties they are facing during the pandemic. They have kept operating, in most cases, in very difficult circumstances. The Government needs to do more to help them. They are saving the State a fortune and, in some cases, are saving lives....

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Catherine Connolly: Go raibh maith agat.

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: I welcome the Minister, Deputy Foley. It is fair to say that the sense of partnership between the Department and individual school communities is non-existent. The feeling is that schools are being abandoned, that teachers and special needs assistants, SNAs, are being abandoned and that individual school principals are being abandoned, and what they have had as a source of comfort for more...

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

David Cullinane: This is the last opportunity we have to be reassured that the Government has a handle on Covid before the Dáil recess. There is a lot of talk from the Government about personal responsibility. That is part of it, but I believe that the vast majority of people are already doing their best to keep themselves and their families safe. We must act with our healthcare workers and the burden...

Covid-19: Statements (Resumed) (16 Dec 2021)

Imelda Munster: I do not think anyone would have anticipated that we would find ourselves in such a precarious and difficult position again this Christmas after the shocking situation last Christmas and January. We are contending with consistently high case numbers as well as the arrival of the Omicron variant, which is wreaking havoc in other jurisdictions. The first issue I want to raise is testing. It...

Covid-19: Statements (16 Dec 2021)

Debate adjourned.

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters (16 Dec 2021)

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters (16 Dec 2021)

Catherine Connolly: I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 37 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the current situation regarding theMV Altawreckage in Ballycotton, east Cork; (2) Deputies Darren O'Rourke and Ruairí Ó Murchú - to discuss the corporate structure and financial status...

Covid-19: Statements (16 Dec 2021)

Norma Foley: I am pleased to be here today with the Minister, Deputy Donnelly, the Minister of State, Deputy Butler, and the Minister of State, Deputy Madigan, to provide the House with an update on the important measures that we have taken to address the continuing the impact of Covid-19 on the educational experience of our children and young people. The operation of schools has been and continues to...

Covid-19: Statements (16 Dec 2021)

Covid-19: Statements (16 Dec 2021)

Catherine Connolly: I call on the Minister for Health, Deputy Stephen Donnelly, to make a statement. He has 20 minutes.

Covid-19: Statements (16 Dec 2021)

Stephen Donnelly: I will be sharing my time with the Minister for Education, Deputy Foley. We will take ten minutes each. I welcome this opportunity to update the House on the situation regarding Covid-19 in Ireland, as well as the measures being taken to address the threats posed. I will come to Omicron shortly, but I would like to start on a more positive note. In spite of the very significant threat...

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (16 Dec 2021)

Leo Varadkar: My understanding is that the hands of the Minister, Deputy Humphreys, are tied in this matter. It is a legal requirement that the service be put out to tender. It cannot just be handed to a group because one likes or knows them or because one thinks they do a great job. There has to be a competitive process. That is the advice the Minister has.

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (16 Dec 2021)

Emer Higgins: I thank the Ceann Comhairle and all the staff for their support and patience this year and wish everybody a very merry Christmas. This week, Balance for Better Business reported that the target of 30% female representation on boards in our 20 most successful listed companies has not just been achieved but has actually been surpassed. That is a huge achievement. As the Tánaiste...

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