Dáil Éireann

Written answers

Some recent written answers

Department of Finance: Banking Sector (11 July 2024)
Marian Harkin:

158. To ask the Minister for Finance for an update on the implementation of the November 2022 retail banking review; and when recommendation 11.2, reducing the reporting threshold and the fee for accessing the Central Credit Register for lower value loans, will be implemented [30567/24]

Department of Education and Skills: Special Educational Needs (11 July 2024)
Thomas Gould:

93. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills for an update on the review by her Department of an engineer’s report for a school (details supplied). [30479/24]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Money Advice and Budgeting Service (10 July 2024)
Thomas Gould:

157. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the funding provided to MABS in each of the years 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023 and 2024 respectively. [30181/24]

Department of Education and Skills: School Enrolments (11 July 2024)
Bernard Durkan:

76. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the extent to which adequate provision continues to be made to ensure sufficient accommodation and class places at all schools, primary, second level and special needs throughout Kildare north and the rest of the country, having regard to the increasing demand and pressure for school places, if it is expected that a satisfactory accommodation can be achieved particular in those schools in respect of which difficulty regarding accommodation and school places has been noted in the past; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30472/24]

Department of Health: Hospital Services (10 July 2024)
David Cullinane:

363. To ask the Minister for Health the cost of delivering full 24/7 PPCI at University Hospital Waterford. [30373/24]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Public Transport (4 July 2024)
John Brady:

48. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to provide an update on plans to extend the LUAS to Bray; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28573/24]

Department of Health: Departmental Data (9 July 2024)
Peadar Tóibín:

664. To ask the Minister for Health the number of adverse incidents that were recorded in the health service in total in 2023 and for each of the previous ten years; the number of adverse incidents recorded in each hospital group in the same timeframe; the number of adverse incidents recorded in each hospital; the number of adverse incidents recorded in each CAHMS region; to detail the nature of all of the aforementioned adverse incidents; the number which required first aid, medical treatment, resulted in long-term disability or incapacity; and the number which resulted in death. [29141/24]

Department of Justice and Equality: Antisocial Behaviour (9 July 2024)
Gary Gannon:

514. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will report on the ongoing, chronic drug use and anti-social behaviour at Moore Lane, beside the Rotunda Maternity Hospital [29355/24]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Rail Network (9 July 2024)
Johnny Guirke:

164. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the current status of the initiative to establish a rail service between Navan and Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29708/24]

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Departmental Communications (9 July 2024)
Holly Cairns:

386. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to provide the number and detail of the public helplines operated by her Department; whether calls are recorded on each helpline; and if not, whether she would consider recording calls for transparency and training purposes. [30003/24]

Department of Finance: Tax Code (9 July 2024)
Steven Matthews:

194. To ask the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 181 of 2 July 2024, the position regarding the income threshold for the exemption limit to deposit interest retention tax (details supplied); if this can be reviewed to allow for greater flexibility for those that are marginally above that level of income; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29432/24]

Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Care Services (9 July 2024)
Paul Murphy:

615. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he is aware of the recent drive to end profit in the social care sector in Wales (details supplied); his views on whether persons should be profiting from children in care; his further views on the need to nationalise the social care sector to end the reliance on charities; if he will support an end to profiteering from the social care sector in Ireland; and the actions his Department will take to make this happen. [29567/24]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Bus Services (11 July 2024)
Brendan Smith:

152. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if additional services will be established in 2024 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30737/24]

Department of Health: Medical Aids and Appliances (9 July 2024)
Robert Troy:

803. To ask the Minister for Health the grants that are available for older people towards the cost of a mobility scooter. [29921/24]

Department of Health: Hospital Staff (9 July 2024)
Paul Murphy:

733. To ask the Minister for Health if he will instruct his Department to investigate an issue (details supplied); if management at Tallaght Hospital was aware of these facts before taking this action; and if he will provide an update on this matter. [29382/24]

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Departmental Funding (9 July 2024)
Louise O'Reilly:

295. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the funding provided to an organisation (details supplied) in 2023; and the projected funding for 2024. [29829/24]

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Business Supports (11 July 2024)
John Brady:

39. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of businesses, by county, that registered for the increased cost of business grant before 1 May 2024; the number of businesses nationally, by county, that have registered since the application process reopened on 15 May 2024, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30490/24]

Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Disability Services (11 July 2024)
Martin Browne:

317. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of WTE positions filled in each of the twelve CDNTs across CHO5 as a result of the recruitment drive ending January 2024, by each individual team, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30670/24]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Projects (11 July 2024)
Martin Browne:

150. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will commit to providing funding to progress the Limerick Junction to Cahir roads project; the reasons for the uncertainty that currently exists; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30648/24]

Department of An Taoiseach: State Apologies (10 July 2024)
Peadar Tóibín:

14. To ask the Taoiseach if he will list the State apologies issued by Taoisigh in the past 20 years. [29562/24]