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  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Covid-19 Pandemic, State Examinations, Covid-19 Pandemic Supports, Hospital Appointments Status, Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

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Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Transport (28 Sep 2023)

“The School Transport Scheme is a significant operation managed by Bus Éireann on behalf of the Department of Education. In the 2022/2023 school year, over 149,000 children, including over 18,000 children with special educational needs, were transported on a daily basis to primary and post-primary schools throughout the country. In addition, school transport scheme services were provided...”

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Admissions (28 Sep 2023)

“As the Deputy may be aware,for school planning purposes, my Department divides the country into 314 school planning areas and uses a Geographical Information System (or GIS) to anticipate school place demand. Information from a range of sources, including Child Benefit Data, school enrolment data and information on residential development activity is used for this purpose. Additionally,...”

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: School Textbooks (28 Sep 2023)

“Earlier this year, I announced a landmark new scheme which saw the government investing over €50 million to providing free schoolbooks, workbooks and copybooks for pupils. More than 558,000 pupils enrolled in approximately 3,230 primary schools, including over 130 special schools, will benefit from the new scheme this year. Detailed guidance for primary schools on the scheme was...”

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  • Has spoken in 30 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 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 365 times in debates — average among TDs.
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