Dáil Éireann

Written answers

Some recent written answers

Department of Education and Skills: School Enrolments (19 November 2019)
Brendan Howlin:

182. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the shortage of school places in a school (details supplied) for September 2020; if his attention has been further drawn to the fact that places are not available for children living in Kilcock, County Kildare; the steps he will take to remedy the matter and ensure there are sufficient places available for children in Kilcock attending the school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47345/19]

Department of Education and Skills: Schools Building Projects Status (13 November 2019)
Carol Nolan:

125. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the construction of a new school (details supplied); and the expected date for its completion. [46762/19]

Department of Finance: Motor Insurance (13 November 2019)
Brian Stanley:

44. To ask the Minister for Finance when the car insurance premium levy will be terminated. [46265/19]

Department of Justice and Equality: Closed-Circuit Television Systems Expenditure (12 November 2019)
Tommy Broughan:

254. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the amount spent on the maintenance and upgrade of Garda CCTV systems in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46359/19]

Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Superannuation Schemes (14 November 2019)
Robert Troy:

183. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a person who retires from a local authority prior to 65 years of age is immediately entitled to a percentage payment of the public service superannuation scheme (details supplied). [46919/19]

Department of Health: Counselling Services Provision (19 November 2019)
Brendan Griffin:

470. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47842/19]

Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Departmental Funding (13 November 2019)
Jack Chambers:

198. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the supports, funding schemes and grants which are available to non-governmental environmental and conservation organisations; the updates to same made in budget 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46770/19]

Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Family Support Services (12 November 2019)
Micheál Martin:

499. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her views on the possible sale of land (details supplied) due to the services that are provided from there; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46192/19]

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Equality Proofing of Budgets (14 November 2019)
Bernard Durkan:

67. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the degree to which he continues to monitor the performance in both the public and private sectors with a view to ensuring a reasonable degree of equality throughout the economy in terms of opportunities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46980/19]

Department of Finance: Insurance Coverage (13 November 2019)
Michael McGrath:

62. To ask the Minister for Finance the steps he is taking to ensure that insurance cover is made available to businesses in the wider leisure sector at affordable rates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46671/19]

Department of Health: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Provision (13 November 2019)
Michael Healy-Rae:

180. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a CAMHS appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46888/19]

Department of Health: HSE Funding (13 November 2019)
Michael Fitzmaurice:

149. To ask the Minister for Health the amount of funding an organisation (details supplied) received in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46711/19]

Department of Health: Hospital Staff Data (19 November 2019)
Pat Gallagher:

449. To ask the Minister for Health if an updated report will be provided on the number of vacant posts unfilled in St Joseph’s Community Hospital, Stranorlar, County Donegal; the type of posts in this regard; the number of which are unfilled due to the employment embargo; the number of vacant posts that have been advertised; the number which are vacant but not advertised for filling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47716/19]

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Public Spending Code (14 November 2019)
Joan Burton:

13. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the timeline for the publication of an updated public spending code; his plans to develop a new governance and assurance process for major projects; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46857/19]

Department of Justice and Equality: Public Service Vehicles (19 November 2019)
Catherine Murphy:

253. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of small public service vehicle licences that have been revoked and-or cancelled by An Garda Síochána in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019 due to drug and-or alcohol test failure by the drivers of taxis, limousines and mini buses; if he will provide a breakdown by vehicle category, year and drug and or alcohol test failures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47261/19]

Department of Health: Palliative Care for Children (12 November 2019)
Mary Butler:

304. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the lack of palliative care for paediatric patients in the South/South West Hospital Group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46065/19]

Department of Health: Hospital Appointments Status (19 November 2019)
Michael Healy-Rae:

425. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47595/19]

Department of Finance: Eurozone Issues (13 November 2019)
Bernard Durkan:

94. To ask the Minister for Finance the degree to which he remains satisfied regarding the stability of eurozone countries; if this is likely to be affected by currency trading changes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46875/19]

Department of Education and Skills: Schools Site Acquisitions (19 November 2019)
Bríd Smith:

41. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a review will be commissioned into proposals to retain a location (details supplied) for education facilities; if a feasibility study will be commissioned into siting an Educate Together facility and a Gaelscoil at another location; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47443/19]

Department of Health: Nursing Home Accommodation Provision (12 November 2019)
Alan Kelly:

314. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to build a new nursing home to replace a home (details supplied) and maintain the provision of long-stay beds in Roscrea, County Tipperary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46102/19]