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  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Covid-19 Pandemic, State Examinations, National Educational Psychological Service, Misuse of Drugs, Hospitals Building Programme

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Special Committee on Covid-19 Response: Impact of Covid-19: Education – Return to School and School Transport (Resumed) (10 Jul 2020)

“Yes. Gabhaim buíochas leis an Uasal Ó Foghlú as an gcur i láthair sin. Tá sé fíor-thábhachtach dúinn ar fad. The closure of schools has been difficult for all involved. I acknowledge the significant efforts of teachers, parents, children and staff, who have been extraordinary. Despite their best efforts, however, there is no question but...”

Special Committee on Covid-19 Response: Impact of Covid-19: Education – Return to School and School Transport (Resumed) (10 Jul 2020)

“Given that the Department has stated that social distancing is not a prerequisite for primary school children below third class, can we assume that social distancing is to apply in third class and above? If so, how does the Department see it happening that all of those children will be back safely?”

Special Committee on Covid-19 Response: Impact of Covid-19: Education – Return to School and School Transport (Resumed) (10 Jul 2020)

“My colleague, Deputy Ó Laoghaire, and Sinn Féin in general have been calling for a roadmap for a return to education for a number of months. We were promised one for 12 June, but what we got was a document that outlined a number of elements, including how children might only return for a few days per week if social distancing of 2 m applied. Subsequently, however, the then...”

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  • Has spoken in 8 committee discussions and Dáil debates since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 4 times in debates.
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