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Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Hospital Admissions (23 Jun 2022)

Kieran O'Donnell: I thank the Minister of State very much. I welcome that the HSE, at a national level, and the Minister requested that the performance management improvement unit move to assist and to work in partnership with the management, the nurses and medical staff at the hospital. We must see results for the people and patients of Limerick. We cannot have a situation where we have people on trolleys...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation (23 Jun 2022)

Malcolm Noonan: I thank Deputy Ó Cathasaigh for raising this matter and giving me the opportunity to outline to the House the position on the accommodation in place for Tramore Educate Together National School. Tramore Educate Together National School was established in 2014 under the patronage divesting process. The patronage divesting process arises from the recommendations of the 2012 report of...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation (23 Jun 2022)

Marc Ó Cathasaigh: There is more information in the answer the Minister of State has given me than was made available to the school, so I thank him for that because the school has been kept in the dark on this. Something I find frustrating about this whole process is that one of the first things I asked for when the Government was formed was for the forward planning unit in the Department of Education to do a...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation (23 Jun 2022)

Malcolm Noonan: Given the points the Deputy has raised, it is important that the Department of Education re-engage on this and give it some further consideration. Considering the constraints the Deputy mentioned, particularly after what we have been through with the pandemic, it is critical that this school building is fit for purpose in respect of spacing, layout and future expansion. Census data have...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Regeneration Projects (23 Jun 2022)

The email then went on to state: That sums up not just the feelings of all of the residents in Glovers Court, but the feelings of almost all flat dwellers across Dublin Bay South and the south inner city.

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Regeneration Projects (23 Jun 2022)

Malcolm Noonan: The Deputy and I have discussed this issue on a number of occasions, as has the Minister, Deputy O'Brien. I thank the Deputy for raising this issue, in particular the European committee ruling and the regeneration of social housing flats in inner city Dublin. The Government and my Department, in particular, have given careful consideration to the report of the European Committee of...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Regeneration Projects (23 Jun 2022)

Chris Andrews: They are all very fine words and I appreciate the personal commitment of the Minister of State, but the reality is that people living in inner-city flat complexes have to put up with rats, faeces and racism. It is horrendous for residents living in these communities. I do not feel there is any sense of urgency to progress the work. I met residents from Andrews Court four years ago in...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Regeneration Projects (23 Jun 2022)

Malcolm Noonan: I agree wholeheartedly with the Deputy. We recognise the need to modernise and bring living conditions up to acceptable standards. All of these developments have the objective of improving the living conditions of residents and to that end Dublin City Council is developing a long-term strategy for the redevelopment and-or refurbishment of many of these complexes. In addition to Glovers...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation (23 Jun 2022)

School Accommodation

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation (23 Jun 2022)

Marc Ó Cathasaigh: I thank the Minister of State for the opportunity to discuss this matter. I understand that neither the Minister for Education, Deputy Norma Foley, nor the Minister of State, Deputy Josepha Madigan, were able to take this matter. Tramore Educate Together National School has been in existence since 2014. It was mooted as far back as 2008. My first teaching post was in an educate...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Healthcare Policy (23 Jun 2022)

Malcolm Noonan: I thank the Deputy for giving me this opportunity to update the House on this matter, which is one of the Government's top priorities for action this year. The report of the working group on access to contraception, published in October 2019, identified the barriers that exist to accessing contraception. These barriers include accessibility, information, health system capacity and, for a...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Healthcare Policy (23 Jun 2022)

Colm Burke: I raise this matter because concerns have been expressed to me that there may be a need for legislation in the context of this scheme. In that regard, I am concerned about the timeframe we have to pass any such required legislation, with this House only sitting for another three weeks, and likewise with Seanad, which any Bill would also have to go through. The issue here is whether we need...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Healthcare Policy (23 Jun 2022)

Malcolm Noonan: My closing statement might provide clarification. The free contraception scheme for those aged 17 to 25 represents a wonderful opportunity to increase access to contraception and to better support sexual and reproductive healthcare in Ireland. We hope that the measures will significantly reduce crisis pregnancy rates among this high-risk cohort, who are also the most likely to experience...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Regeneration Projects (23 Jun 2022)

Regeneration Projects

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Regeneration Projects (23 Jun 2022)

Chris Andrews: This is an issue I raise regularly. The situation does not seem to be getting any better. If anything, things seem to be getting worse. People living in flat complexes in the inner city are genuinely frustrated in respect of having been forgotten. They feel, and the evidence suggests they are right, that Dublin City Council has neglected them for too long, as has the Government. They are...

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters (23 Jun 2022)

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters (23 Jun 2022)

Seán Ó Fearghaíl: I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 37A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Colm Burke - to discuss plans for implementing the free contraception scheme for 17- to 25-year-olds, which is due to commence in August 2022; (2) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss plans to address the crisis levels of...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate (23 Jun 2022)

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Healthcare Policy (23 Jun 2022)

Healthcare Policy

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Healthcare Policy (23 Jun 2022)

Colm Burke: I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Noonan, for taking this matter. I ask him to outline the plans by the Department of Health for the introduction of the free contraception scheme for 17- to 25-year-olds, which is due to happen in August. I am seeking clarification as to whether it needs to be done by way of legislation or by means of regulation. If the former, when will we see the...

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