Dáil Éireann

Written answers

Some recent written answers

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Dublin Bus Services (12 June 2018)
Maureen O'Sullivan:

1099. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he envisages the introduction of 24-hour services by Dublin Bus; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25339/18]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications (12 June 2018)
Michael McGrath:

1212. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) in County Cork is entitled to receive a domiciliary care allowance backdated to the date of their child's diagnosis. [24364/18]

Department of Defence: Defence Forces Allowances (12 June 2018)
Róisín Shortall:

140. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the reason for the delayed Air Corps members' duty and ration payment issuing on time for the past three months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24476/18]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test Data (14 June 2018)
Michael Healy-Rae:

203. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of persons waiting for driver tests in County Kerry (details supplied); the waiting time for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26117/18]

Department of Justice and Equality: Legal Aid Service (14 June 2018)
Clare Daly:

117. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans for improved protocols for the operation of legal aid, particularly in family law cases in which failure to submit paperwork and other efforts to delay proceedings are occurring. [26083/18]

Department of Finance: Credit Union Regulation (14 June 2018)
Michael McGrath:

65. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of funds in existence for the rescue and stabilisation of credit unions; the value in each of these funds; if he has a role in deciding the future of these funds and the levies charged; if this is solely a matter for the Central Bank; the value of moneys extracted from each of these funds in each of the past five years in order to protect deposits, rescue credit unions or to deal with the liquidation of a credit union; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26094/18]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Disability Activation Projects (12 June 2018)
Martin Heydon:

1200. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the supports provided by her Department for those in employment that have intellectual disabilities and may need additional supports to remain in the workplace; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24979/18]

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Poultry Industry (14 June 2018)
Timmy Dooley:

190. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the regulations relating to the storage, transportation and disposal of poultry litter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26093/18]

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Grant Payments (13 June 2018)
Jackie Cahill:

151. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the grants that have been paid to a person (details supplied) since they commenced farming; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25913/18]

Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: IDA Ireland Site Visits (12 June 2018)
Maurice Quinlivan:

561. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of site visits conducted by the IDA in each of the years 2016 and 2017 and to date in 2018, by county in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24256/18]

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Jobseeker's Allowance (12 June 2018)
Ruth Coppinger:

1216. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the annual cost of increasing jobseeker's allowance to €196 for all those under 26 years of age in receipt of the €107.70 and €152.80 rates. [24549/18]

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Public Sector Staff Retirements (12 June 2018)
Michael McGrath:

281. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position in respect of the retirement lump sum for public servants retiring after March 2019; the details of changes in the calculation of the lump sum; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25254/18]

Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Assistance Payment Eligibility (12 June 2018)
Bernard Durkan:

1282. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to extend the homeless HAP scheme to additional local authority areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24412/18]

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Noise Pollution (12 June 2018)
Brendan Ryan:

64. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has reflected further on the decision to award Fingal County Council the role of noise monitor for Dublin Airport in view of political and public opposition; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25333/18]

Department of Justice and Equality: Residency Permits (13 June 2018)
Bernard Durkan:

96. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25833/18]

Department of Health: Psychological Services (12 June 2018)
Gerry Adams:

836. To ask the Minister for Health when he plans to introduce a dedicated mental health telephone and text line in 2018 in addition to a pilot telepsych initiative that will deliver mental health treatment and therapies online; the specific areas in which the phone, text and pilot service will be rolled out; if additional resources will be provided for these services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25288/18]

Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Grant Payments (12 June 2018)
Jackie Cahill:

1310. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if grants payable under the Domestic Waste Water Treatment Systems (Financial Assistance) Regulations 2013, that is, SI No. 222 of 2013, are paid on approval or on completion of the agreed work; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24988/18]

Department of Health: Disability Support Services Provision (12 June 2018)
Michael Healy-Rae:

583. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) cannot access a bus service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24250/18]

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Wildlife Control (13 June 2018)
Michael Healy-Rae:

212. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to have a cull in the population of seals (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25876/18]

Department of Justice and Equality: Direct Provision System (12 June 2018)
Catherine Connolly:

519. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the findings of a report (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25112/18]