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  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Social Welfare Benefits, Grant Payments, Health Services, Social Welfare Appeals, Hospital Services

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Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Community Enhancement Programme Funding (11 Jul 2019)

“I propose to take Questions Nos. 11 and 13 together. The community enhancement programme helps community groups to improve facilities in their area. The allocation of funding is weighted towards those communities in most need. It supports a range of investment in all areas of communities, including childcare facilities, playgrounds, recreational facilities, sports grounds, landscaping...”

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Community Enhancement Programme Funding (11 Jul 2019)

“I know from where the Deputy is coming. We are speaking the same language and I would like to discuss the matter further with him. I am not having a go at him. In my view, I amalgamated the RAPID and community enhancement programmes. The Deputy will dispute that, which is fine. I accept that. The core budget line was €4.5 million. Thereafter, savings became available from...”

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Community Enhancement Programme Funding (11 Jul 2019)

“That is true.”

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  • Has spoken in 27 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 3 comments on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 14–15 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 668 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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