Written answers

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • Census of Population Data
      1. To ask the Taoiseach the number of census enumerators appointed in each local authority area for Census 2016; the number of persons who had applied for the job and were placed on a panel from...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      3. To ask the Taoiseach cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá ag feidhmiú i bpoist...
  • Department of Social Protection
    • Registration of Deaths
      5. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if, further to the enactment of the Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014, all provisions and systems are in place to register the death of an Irish...
    • Rent Supplement Scheme
      6. To ask the Minister for Social Protection her views on the lack of landlords accepting rent allowance scheme payments; her plans to address this; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Community Employment Schemes Data
      7. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of community employment supervisors and assistant supervisors; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5746/16]
    • Disability Support Services
      8. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the waiting lists for advocacy for persons with a disability; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5887/16]
    • Humanitarian Assistance Scheme
      9. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the amounts paid out for flooding to applicants from County Mayo in January and February 2016 and the number of applications still to be paid at the...
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications
      10. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to expedite an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny under the domiciliary care allowance scheme given that it has been under...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      11. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath under the carer’s allowance scheme; and if she will make a...
    • Labour Activation Measures
      12. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if a JobPath participant is entitled to travel costs from home to the Department of Social Protection in Buncrana in County Donegal when that person...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      13. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to expedite a review for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the disability allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Eligibility
      14. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of persons whose hours vary and who cannot claim jobseeker's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5389/16]
    • Supplementary Welfare Allowance Eligibility
      15. To ask the Minister for Social Protection why a self-employed person (details supplied) in County Sligo who has worked and paid Pay Related Social Insurance contributions all the person's...
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      16. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when payment will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the disability allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Child Benefit Eligibility
      17. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to increase the age limit for child benefit beyond 18 years of age for children in full-time education; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Child Benefit Payments
      18. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to allow child benefit to be shared between both parents, where separated parents equally share custody; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Occupational Injuries Benefit Payments
      19. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a decision will be made on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Galway under the occupational injury benefit scheme; and if...
    • Child Maintenance Payments
      20. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to address the deficit in legislation and include a legal requirement for a liable parent to pay child maintenance; and if she will make a statement...
    • Qualified Child Increase Payments
      21. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to amend the legislation to ensure that a lone parent who is claiming illness benefit having left work as a result of illness can claim payment under...
    • Water Conservation Grant
      22. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she will award a water conservation grant to a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [5527/16]
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Applications
      23. To ask the Minister for Social Protection why an application by a person (details supplied) in County Meath under the jobseeker's allowance scheme was unsuccessful. [5533/16]
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      24. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the disability allowance scheme. [5548/16]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      25. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the carer's allowance scheme. [5549/16]
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      26. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the disability allowance scheme. [5559/16]
    • Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme
      27. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the partial capacity benefit scheme; and if she will make a...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      28. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the average waiting time for a decision on an appeal under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5571/16]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      30. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to examine and expedite an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a...
    • Family Income Supplement Applications
      31. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will approve an application by, and issue the payment to, a person (details supplied) in County Mayo under the family income supplement...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      32. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the disability allowance scheme. [5608/16]
    • Invalidity Pension Applications
      33. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the invalidity pension scheme. [5609/16]
    • Social Welfare Benefits Applications
      34. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the disability allowance scheme and the living alone allowance...
    • Free Travel Scheme Applications
      35. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the companion travel pass scheme. [5613/16]
    • Rent Supplement Scheme Administration
      36. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to review the guidelines as to when claimants are notified of a reduction in their rent supplement; and to introduce a new rule that claimants should...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      37. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make...
    • Invalidity Pension Applications
      41. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will issue a decision on a claim by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the invalidity pension scheme; and if she will make a...
    • Social Welfare Payments Administration
      42. To ask the Minister for Social Protection why the An Post network is being excluded in favour of financial institutions further to the recent changes affecting the payment method for...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      43. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to expedite a decision on an appeal by a person (detail supplied) in County Cork under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      44. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will issue a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the disability allowance scheme; and if she will...
    • Mortgage Interest Supplement Scheme Applications
      47. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to review the case of a person (details supplied) in County Dublin who is in receipt of an invalidity pension and has been refused mortgage interest...
    • Child Maintenance Payments
      49. To ask the Minister for Social Protection her plans to review the child maintenance system, given that Ireland remains without a statutory means of collecting maintenance payments, meaning...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      50. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the disability allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      51. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      60. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      61. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the carer's allowance scheme; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      62. To ask the Minister for Social Protection cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá ag...
    • Rent Supplement Scheme Applications
      64. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will pay arrears to a person (details supplied) in County Kildare under rent supplement scheme; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      65. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Galway under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      67. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the disability allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      70. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the disability allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      71. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she has reviewed a claim by a person (details supplied) in County Mayo under the carer's allowance scheme; the outcome of the review; and if she...
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals
      72. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the domiciliary care allowance scheme; and if she will make a...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      73. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals
      77. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the domiciliary care allowance scheme; and if she will make a...
    • Family Income Supplement Payments
      79. To ask the Minister for Social Protection why payment has ceased to a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon; when will it resume; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5882/16]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      80. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      81. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      82. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Water Conservation Grant
      83. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she will pay the water conservation grant to a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [5909/16]
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      84. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      85. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to review an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Kildare under the disability allowance scheme; the stage to which the person's condition...
    • Family Income Supplement Payments
      86. To ask the Minister for Social Protection why an overpayment occurred in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5930/16]
    • Rent Supplement Scheme Appeals
      88. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the rent allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Youth Guarantee
      89. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of education, training and work experience places delivered on the various schemes and programmes under the European Union Youth Guarantee...
    • Job Initiatives
      91. To ask the Minister for Social Protection for an update on the First Steps youth developmental internship, including the number of participants who have commenced the programme; and if she...
    • Jobseeker's Benefit
      92. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons under 25 years of age who are in receipt of jobseeker's benefit or jobseeker's allowance or who are signing for credits; and if...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      97. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of persons (details supplied) in Dublin 5 under the disability allowance scheme, including the basis for the amounts being paid; if one...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      100. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the value on the merit of credited contributions for the purpose of the calculations made in respect of the entitlement to a State pension...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      101. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will finalise an application by a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a...
    • State Pensions
      102. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal for a State pension by a person (details supplied) in County Meath. [5988/16]
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      103. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the disability allowance scheme; and if she will...
    • Invalidity Pension Eligibility
      104. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to continue to pay an invalidity pension to a person (details supplied) in County Carlow while that person's appeal is being processed; and if she...
    • Rent Supplement Scheme Applications
      105. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to review and expedite a positive response to a claim by a person (details supplied) in County Carlow, given the new information submitted; and if...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      106. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to expedite an application by a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement...
    • Water Conservation Grant Applications
      108. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a person (details supplied) will receive a water conservation grant. [6061/16]
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      109. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when payment and arrears under the disability allowance scheme following a successful appeal, will issue to a person (details supplied) in County...
    • Invalidity Pension Waiting Times
      110. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the reason for the delay in processing an application under the invalidity pension scheme by a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath. [6075/16]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      111. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she will expedite an application by a person (details supplied) under the carer's allowance scheme. [6076/16]
    • Water Conservation Grant Expenditure
      112. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the cost of administering the water conservation grant; the number of households that have applied and received the grant; and if she will make a...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      113. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application under the carer's allowance appeal scheme by a person (details supplied) in County Meath. [6105/16]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      114. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if an application under the carer's allowance scheme and the disability allowance scheme by a person (details supplied) can be expedited. [6125/16]
    • Family Income Supplement Applications
      116. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application under the family income supplement scheme by a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath; and if she will make a...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      117. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath following an unsuccessful application under the disability allowance...
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      118. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a reply will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Cavan regarding deductions in their disability allowance payment; if she will...
    • Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme
      119. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she plans changes to the partial capacity scheme; and if exemption arrangements will be put in place to allow persons to work part-time for...
    • National Internship Scheme Eligibility
      120. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if an employer can re-hire an employee who has just completed a work placement on the Tús programme within the same organisation under the...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility
      122. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if, in the case of an Irish citizen who returns from another European country after being abroad for two years and becomes homeless, the provision...
    • National Internship Scheme Data
      123. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of participants in the JobBridge scheme who secured employment with the firm or department in which they worked as part of the scheme;...
    • Registration of Marriages
      124. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she will examine the case of persons (details supplied) in County Cork who wish to be married here; the way in which the matter may be resolved;...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility
      126. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the position regarding an application for a hearing aid by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Appeals
      127. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the progress in respect of an appeal for jobseeker's allowance in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a...
  • Department of Finance
    • Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme
      129. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will widen the remit relating to primary medical certificates (details supplied) to take into consideration parents of children with disabilities, such...
    • Budget Statement
      130. To ask the Minister for Finance for a breakdown of the line item gross fixed capital formation for each of the years 2016 to 2021 inclusive, contained in the 2016 budget manual, page C 50,...
    • Insurance Coverage
      131. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to tackle insurance issues for those affected by flooding (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5648/16]
    • Tax Code
      132. To ask the Minister for Finance the status of the change in the work practice arrangements of dental hygienists, whereby they are now classed as employees as opposed to self-employed,...
    • Property Tax Exemptions
      133. To ask the Minister for Finance when a person (details supplied) will receive the property tax exemption due to pyrite heave. [6041/16]
    • Stamp Duty
      134. To ask the Minister for Finance if persons can qualify for stamp duty exemption on transfers of land to young farmers where the persons concerned have a bachelor of agricultural science...
    • Pension Provisions
      135. To ask the Minister for Finance if there is a mechanism to allow a person (details supplied) in County Galway who paid voluntary pension contributions in 2014 but failed to pay in 2015 to...
    • Mortgage Schemes
      136. To ask the Minister for Finance if the banks are required to regard an application for a mortgage from an Irish couple living in the United Kingdom, through which the family intend to buy a...
    • Tax Relief Data
      137. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will comply with European Union Communication OJEC C 332/0 and launch a dedicated website detailing the beneficiaries of section 481 tax relief relating...
    • Tax Exemptions
      138. To ask the Minister for Finance the cost of raising the universal social charge exemption to €19,572 and only applying the charge to earnings in excess of €19,572 per year...
    • Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme
      140. To ask the Minister for Finance when he will finalise an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the disabled drivers tax concession scheme. [5583/16]
    • VAT Rate Reductions
      141. To ask the Minister for Finance the cost to the Exchequer of reducing value-added tax to 9% on new housing. [5616/16]
    • Tax Code
      142. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to facilitate or remove the obligation of preparing returns to the Revenue Commissioners for the elderly, such as those over 80 years of age; and if...
    • Special Savings Incentive Scheme
      145. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to introduce a savings scheme similar to the special savings incentive account in the near future; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Credit Union Regulation
      146. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to engage with the Irish League of Credit Unions on its concerns regarding the one-size-fits-all regulation policy of the sector, specifically the...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      147. To ask the Minister for Finance cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá ag feidhmiú i...
    • Motor Insurance Regulation
      149. To ask the Minister for Finance the pricing controls in place for insurance companies, given that some persons (details supplied) in County Wicklow are being charged more than double the...
    • Tax Code
      150. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding capital gains tax; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5921/16]
    • Mortgage Lending
      151. To ask the Minister for Finance the rules that exist relating to the purposes for which mortgage-holders can seek to re-mortgage their principal private residence, such as home improvements,...
    • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes
      152. To ask the Minister for Finance why a person is not allowed to buy an approved retirement fund from a defined benefit scheme; if he will introduce changes in this area; and if he will make a...
    • Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme
      153. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will resolve the issues in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny relative to a claim for a refund of value-added tax and vehicle...
    • Mortgage Lending
      154. To ask the Minister for Finance if it is permissible for a bank to remove a tracker mortgage rate from a borrower in circumstances where the property in question is no longer the principal...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      155. To ask the Minister for Finance if he has met with officials from a company (details supplied) and discussed certain issues with them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6023/16]
    • VAT Exemptions
      156. To ask the Minister for Finance the rationale for the application of value-added tax on motorcycling helmets, given that this tax is not paid on the same item in the United Kingdom. [6057/16]
    • Mortgage Interest Rates
      157. To ask the Minister for Finance to address the serious issue facing variable rate mortgages holders and to encourage the banks to pass interest rate cuts onto the mortgage holders. [6115/16]
    • Motor Insurance
      158. To ask the Minister for Finance when the joint group he appointed to examine the issue of motor insurance prices will report; if its report will be public; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Mortgage Lending
      160. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will provide for each State-owned or part-owned bank, the value of approved mortgages that are outside the normal 80% cap for non-first time buyers or...
    • Tracker Mortgage Data
      161. To ask the Minister for Finance the provisions each State-backed bank has made for legal fees, compensation or other costs related to the Central Bank of Ireland's ongoing investigation into...
    • Credit Unions
      163. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of proposals from the credit union movement the Central Bank of Ireland or he has received related to social housing; the action taken to date to...
    • Credit Union Regulation
      165. To ask the Minister for Finance when he will make a decision on the contributions by financial institutions to the deposit guarantee directive; if he will look favourably on the credit union...
    • Financial Services Regulation
      166. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to regulate the actions of so called vulture funds operating within the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6158/16]
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      167. To ask the Minister for Finance the consultations or discussions his Department has been involved in regarding establishing an off-book funding mechanism for housing; if he will report on...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      168. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to direct the Ireland strategic investment fund to invest in social and public housing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6160/16]
    • Banking Sector
      169. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to develop local or public banks based on the Sparkassen model here, directly or through facilitative legislation or regulation; and if he will make...
    • IBRC Bonds
      171. To ask the Minister for Finance the value of floating bonds related to the liquidation of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation currently held by the Central Bank of Ireland; the bank's plans...
    • IBRC Liquidation
      172. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will provide an update of the liquidation process at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, including the timeframe for any likely payments to junior...
    • VAT Rate Application
      173. To ask the Minister for Finance the engagements his Department has had with the European Union Commission seeking changes in value added tax rates applicable here since 2013; and if he will...
    • Property Tax Exemptions
      174. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will consider an amendment to the local property tax to allow for a complete exemption for residents in properties that are not safe, through no fault...
    • Banking Sector Regulation
      175. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on claims by the chartered accountants regulatory board, who have stated that accounting standard IAS 39 forces banks to portray an inaccurate...
    • NAMA Assets Sale
      176. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of residential properties his Department plans or expects will be sold by the National Asset Management Agency in 2016 as individual units and-or...
    • Additional Voluntary Contributions
      178. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will allow persons who have made additional voluntary contributions and have drawn down 30% of the fund value, to draw down the remaining 70%; and if he...
    • Tax Code
      179. To ask the Minister for Finance the new tax liabilities such as Withholding Tax on the interest paid on individual loans, that Irish businesses will face due to the acquisition of...
  • Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      182. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position regarding a stream (details supplied) in County Kerry that is overflowing; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Public Sector Staff Recruitment
      183. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on correspondence (details supplied) regarding the lack of employment opportunities for a person who had been self-employed;...
    • Coastal Protection
      184. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to provide funding for an appropriate assessment screening in relation to coastal protection works at Cliff Road at...
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      186. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of a tidal bank (details supplied) in Killorglin in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5959/16]
    • Public Sector Pensions Data
      187. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans in respect of the restoration of pension cuts to retired public servants; and the timescale proposed for this. [6268/16]
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      188. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide funding to clear the Flesk River through Clonkeen and Glenflesk of all blockages, trees, scrub and silt, to allow the...
    • Flood Relief Schemes
      189. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to formally confirm the Bandon flood relief scheme in County Cork. [5379/16]
    • Flood Relief Schemes Status
      190. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of an application for funding in relation to flood mitigation and coastal protection works for an area (details supplied) in...
    • Flood Relief Schemes Applications
      191. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when recently approved works to prevent further flooding in the Claregalway area will commence; the completion date for these works; and...
    • Public Sector Staff
      192. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of persons who wish to transfer employment within the public sector, for example, persons who wish to transfer from the...
    • Cuanta agus Céanna
      193. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform an raibh cruinniú aige le hionadaithe ó phobal Inis Meáin maidir le forbairt na céibhe ar an oileán sin;...
    • Office of Public Works Projects
      194. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he has sought a review from the engineering staff in the Office of Public Works on the issue raised regarding the cleaning of the...
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      195. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform to engage with a person (details supplied) in County Kerry to address the flooding issues affecting a holding and the immediate...
    • Community Employment Schemes Supervisors
      196. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on the status of the community and voluntary forum set up months ago to address the issue of community employment supervisors...
    • Public Expenditure Data
      197. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform for a breakdown of the line item, other voted expenditure, including demographics for each of the years 2016 to 2021 inclusive,...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      198. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform for a breakdown of the line item, public capital plan, for each of the years 2016 to 2021, inclusive, contained in the 2016 budget...
    • Flood Relief Schemes Status
      199. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of flood prevention schemes (details supplied) in County Mayo; the works that have been undertaken by the Office of Public...
    • Office of Public Works Expenditure
      202. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will increase the Office of Public Works river and flood maintenance budget for the south west region for 2016, as there is an...
    • Labour Court Recommendations
      204. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the reason a Labour Court recommendation of 22 July 2008 (details supplied), which stated that an agreed pension scheme should be...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      206. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform cad é an líon iomlán daoine nua a ceapadh i bpoist sa státseirbhís le linn na bliana 2015; cén líon...
    • Public Sector Staff Recruitment
      210. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when the current recruitment process for clerical officer positions in the Civil Service will conclude; the number of positions to be...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      211. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform for a breakdown of the €27 billion Exchequer component of his expenditure proposal contained in the Infrastructure and Capital...
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      213. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform to investigate the case of a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6104/16]
    • Office of Public Works Projects
      214. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when he will invite tenders for a lease on lands (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6123/16]
    • Peace and Reconciliation Programme
      215. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he has published details of all measures to be supported under the PEACE IV programme; if not, when he will announce the remaining...
    • Public Sector Pensions
      216. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to roll out a new early retirement package for those in the public sector who are over 50 years of age; and if he will make a...
    • Ministerial Advisers Remuneration
      217. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount spent by Ministers and Ministers of State on special advisers, special press advisers, and other types of ministerial...
    • Flood Relief Schemes Status
      218. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide an update on the timeframe for the completion of flood relief works on the Dunkellin river following An Bord...
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
    • EU Directives
      220. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if he has updated Regulation (EC) 1606/2002, an international accounting standard, to reflect Article 4(3) of Directive 2013/34/EU;...
    • Local Enterprise Offices Staff
      221. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to review the local enterprise office policy which restricts mentoring packages to three sessions; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Construction Contracts
      222. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation when a statutory instrument or office to enforce the Construction Contracts Act 2013 will be forthcoming; the work already carried...
    • Enterprise Ireland
      223. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the level of link-up between Enterprise Ireland and Bord Bia regarding clients who could be assisted by both organisations; where are...
    • Enterprise Support Services Provision
      224. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to provide support to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5 who wishes to establish a business; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Local Enterprise Offices
      225. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the reason local enterprise office mentoring sessions for new and expanding business are limited to only two mentoring sessions, given...
    • Industrial Relations
      226. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding law clerks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5710/16]
    • Employment Rights
      227. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the deduction from pay that can be made from the wages of an au pair who receives accommodation and full board as part of the...
    • Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
      229. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the transatlantic trade investment partnership negotiations; the possible implications for Ireland of the investor-state...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      230. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd...
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Conditions
      232. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to expedite the land parcel cross check and to ensure that payment is prioritised for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny...
    • Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Eligibility
      233. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick under the disadvantaged areas scheme; and if he will...
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Eligibility
      234. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Galway under the 2015 areas of natural constraints scheme; the...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Conditions
      235. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Galway under the 2015 agri-environment options scheme; the reason...
    • Agriculture Scheme Appeals
      236. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Limerick under the national reserve scheme; and if he will make...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      237. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the processing of farm payments to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; when he will issue payment; and if he...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility
      238. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason for the delay in issuing farm payments to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; when he will issue payment; and...
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      239. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason for the delay in issuing farm payments for 2012 and 2013 to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; when he will...
    • Afforestation Programme
      241. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will put a scheme in place for trade nurseries for the replanting of ash tree plantations, such as the existing position for...
    • Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme
      242. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason he has not made a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Limerick for the provision of a...
    • Agriculture Scheme Eligibility
      244. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue revised maps, following a ground inspection, to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the basic...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility
      246. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Clare will receive a payment under the basic payment scheme for 2015; and if he will make...
    • Aquaculture Data
      247. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding the escape of salmon off the coast of County Cork; and if he will make a statement...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility
      248. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Meath will receive payment under the basic payment scheme and other farm supports. [5352/16]
    • Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility
      249. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of applications by a person (details supplied) in County Limerick under the young farmers scheme and the national reserve...
    • GLAS Applications
      250. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applicants who have been admitted to tranche 1 and tranche 2 of the green low-carbon agri-environment scheme, GLAS; the...
    • Beef Genomics Scheme
      251. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons who have received payment under the beef data and genomics scheme to date; the number of persons who applied to...
    • GLAS Eligibility
      252. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason 13,000 persons were not allowed to join under tranche 2 of the green low-carbon agri-environment scheme given his...
    • Public Procurement Contracts
      253. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will seek tenders for the supply of cattle tags; if he will advertise this again as a single supplier tender or as a multiple...
    • Agriculture Scheme Eligibility
      254. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of payments to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal under the grassland scheme, the disadvantaged areas scheme...
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      256. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive payment under the 2015 areas of specific constraint (island land...
    • Basic Payment Scheme
      257. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the proposals or matters he is considering in regard to the basic payment scheme, whereby areas under golf courses are being excluded...
    • Food Exports
      258. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the level of link-up between Enterprise Ireland and Bord Bia in relation to clients who could be assisted by both organisations; if...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Applications
      259. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has made a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the Scottish derogation; and if he...
    • Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility
      260. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the young farmers scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility
      262. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the single payment scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Teagasc Courses
      263. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application for a green certificate course by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      264. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim under the single payment scheme and the young farmers...
    • Beef Technology Adoption Programme
      266. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a payment for 2015 will be granted to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the beef technology scheme; and if he will...
    • TAMS Payments
      267. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide full approval to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the targeted agricultural modernisation II...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      268. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) under the young farmers scheme, including when he will issue payment; and...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme
      269. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the green low-carbon agri-environment scheme; and...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility
      270. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a person (details supplied) in County Cork has established entitlements on lands which the person is leasing in respect of an...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Applications
      271. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine why he has not issued payment to persons (details supplied) in County Cork under the basic farm scheme. [5545/16]
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      275. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Laois under the basic payment scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments
      276. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of payment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the agri-environment options scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Animal Welfare
      277. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the progress of his investigation into a reported case of suspected neglect involving a number of horses in the Briarhill area of...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      278. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason for the delay in issuing payment to a person (details provided) in County Cork under the basic payment scheme; and if he...
    • Young Farmers Scheme
      280. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the young farmers scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Applications
      281. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a payment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the agri-environment options scheme; and if he will make...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Appeals
      283. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to consider an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal under the single payment scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Rural Environment Protection Scheme Appeals
      284. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if payment is due to persons (details supplied) in County Mayo following a successful appeal under the rural environment protection...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Applications
      285. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive payment under the agri-environment options scheme. [5682/16]
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments
      286. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a third payment under the agri-environment options scheme. [5683/16]
    • Bovine Disease Controls
      287. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to tender for the next haulage contract of reactor cattle in County Clare (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • GLAS Applications
      288. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the green low-carbon agri-environment scheme; and...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Applications
      289. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the agri-environment options scheme; and if he will...
    • Fishery Harbour Centres
      290. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the way in which circumstances have changed to enable dredging immediately north of Smooth Point at the Killybegs Fishery Harbour...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      291. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a payment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the basic payment scheme; and if he will make a...
    • GLAS Applications
      292. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the green low-carbon agri-environment scheme; and...
    • Single Payment Scheme Administration
      293. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when all outstanding matters in the case of persons (details supplied) in County Kildare will be concluded under the single payment...
    • Rural Development Programme
      294. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the allocation for the rural development programme 2014 to 2020 and the amount of expenditure incurred in each of the years 2014 to...
    • Single Payment Scheme Payments
      295. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to ensure the correct entitlements are paid to a person (details supplied) in County Longford under the single payment scheme, given...
    • Single Payment Scheme Appeals
      296. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the single payment scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Agriculture Schemes
      297. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5800/16]
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Applications
      300. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the areas of natural constraints scheme; and if he...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Applications
      301. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the basic payment scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Agriculture Schemes
      302. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application for transfer of entitlements by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a...
    • Young Farmers Scheme
      303. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the young farmers scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Agriculture Schemes
      304. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of payment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the sheep technology payment scheme and the green...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      305. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments
      307. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive payment under the agri-environment options scheme; and if he will make...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      308. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon will receive an outstanding payment; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Agriculture Schemes
      309. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application for a farm payment by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the national reserve scheme; and...
    • Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Applications
      311. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the disadvantaged areas scheme; and if he will make...
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      312. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a farm payment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5871/16]
    • Basic Payment Scheme Appeals
      313. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an appeal for a farm payment by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      314. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an overpayment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5952/16]
    • Afforestation Programme
      315. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of forestry replanting (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5958/16]
    • Harness Racing Industry
      316. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a report (details supplied) concerning the Irish Harness Racing Association; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • GLAS Applications
      317. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine why a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary was refused entry under tranche 2 of the green low-carbon agri-environment...
    • Young Farmers Scheme
      318. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to outline the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary under the 2015 national reserve and young...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      319. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue the balance of a payment to a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the basic payment scheme. [5987/16]
    • Basic Payment Scheme Applications
      320. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to outline the status of an application by a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the basic payment scheme; and if he will...
    • Dairy Sector
      322. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to outline the proposals he put forward to the European Commissioner for Agriculture and at the Council of Ministers meeting relating...
    • Pigmeat Sector
      323. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to outline the proposals he put to the European Commissioner for Agriculture and at the Council of Ministers meeting relating to the...
    • Food Exports
      324. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to outline the progress made at European Union level in having additional food products exempted from the Russian ban on exports from...
    • Single Payment Scheme Administration
      325. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will announce details of force majeure provisions in respect of the 2016 area aid scheme and the single payment scheme; and...
    • Greyhound Industry
      326. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine why he declined to issue a licence to transport and export greyhounds to a person (details supplied) in County Carlow; the reason for...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      328. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Cork under the basic payment scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments
      329. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry under the agri-environment options scheme; and if he will...
    • Fish Landings
      331. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to set out the total value and tonnage of all fish, including fish farm landings, in Castletownbere in County Cork for the years 2014...
  • Department of Defence
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      332. To ask the Minister for Defence cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá ag feidhmiú i...
    • Defence Forces Remuneration
      334. To ask the Minister for Defence to outline the status of outstanding tech pay to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 9. [5944/16]
    • Commemorative Events
      335. To ask the Minister for Defence to outline his plans as part of the commemoration of the 1916 centenary to award medals to serving members of the Permanent Defence Force and the Reserve...
    • Defence Forces Deployment
      336. To ask the Minister for Defence the details of personnel serving in the armed forces of other States who participated in any of the 1916 commemorations, including the State they represented...
    • Defence Forces Remuneration
      337. To ask the Minister for Defence his plans to address cuts to the salaries and expenses of Defence Forces personnel. [6111/16]
  • Department of Justice and Equality
    • National Traveller-Roma Integration Strategy
      338. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to outline the status of support for a community (details supplied) in County Kerry in respect of enterprise and employment initiatives, given...
    • Garda Remuneration
      339. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will increase the pay for rank and file members of An Garda Síochána given their working conditions and the dangers posed to...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      340. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to outline the status of Ireland's commitment to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, including the...
    • Disability Support Services
      341. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to outline her plans to increase employment opportunities for persons with a disability in the public and private sectors; and if she will make a...
    • Disability Services Provision
      342. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to outline the status of the work of the inter-departmental committee on disability; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5889/16]
    • Charitable and Voluntary Organisations
      343. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality why local authorities are charging rates to charity shops, whether they are run as a business or by a small voluntary group; and if she will...
    • National Traveller-Roma Integration Strategy
      344. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to outline the status of persons (details supplied) in County Kerry regarding key issues faced by the Traveller community; and if she will make a...
    • Spent Convictions
      345. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality when the Spent Convictions Act commenced; the steps a person who wishes to have a conviction considered spent should take; and if she will make a...
    • Missing Persons
      346. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to support a case regarding a missing person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5417/16]
    • Prisoner Data
      347. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality why records of prisoner telephone calls recorded on the old Cork and Limerick prisoner telephone system were destroyed during capital works at...
    • Parental Leave
      350. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if parental leave in the private sector may be taken until a child reaches 13 years of age (details supplied); and if she will make a statement...
    • Road Traffic Offences
      351. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of parking tickets issued at Belmont Park in Raheny in Dublin 5 in 2015 and in 2016 to date; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Garda Strength
      352. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if the additional two sergeants and 25 Gardaí appointed to County Louth's Dundalk Division of An Garda Síochána in October 2015...
    • Law Society Complaints Mechanisms
      353. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if there is any protocol in place or if she plans to issue any protocol to ensure that in cases in which a person who is incarcerated submits a...
    • Garda Deployment
      354. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the enforcement strategy of An Garda Síochána in relation to the new legislation banning smoking in cars with children; the financial...
    • Visa Applications
      355. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for a visa by a person (details supplied). [5602/16]
    • Residency Permits
      356. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the current and expected residency status of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 22; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5653/16]
    • Human Rights Issues
      357. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality when she will ratify the United Nations Convention against Torture protocol. [5667/16]
    • Residency Permits
      359. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the residency status of a person (details supplied) in County Meath; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5687/16]
    • Visa Applications
      360. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the holiday visa arrangements that apply to a Russian citizen who wishes to travel here regularly to visit a child, who is now an...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      361. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá ag...
    • Residency Permits
      363. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for the retention of a residence card by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a...
    • Insolvency Service of Ireland Remit
      366. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the measures she and the Insolvency Service of Ireland have implemented to ensure the adherence of financial institutions to the new measures...
    • Residency Permits
      367. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the residency status and eligibility of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5929/16]
    • Naturalisation Applications
      369. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for naturalisation by a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Immigration Status
      370. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to request the renewal of a Garda Síochána National Immigration Bureau Card for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; and if...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      371. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the expected and current residency status and eligibility for naturalisation of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 24; and if she will make a...
    • Residency Permits
      372. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the current and expected residency status and eligibility for naturalisation of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12; and if she will make a...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      376. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the current and expected residency status and eligibility for naturalisation of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will...
    • Immigration Status
      378. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for permission to remain by a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Child Maintenance Payments
      380. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a case of recovery abroad of maintenance for a person (details supplied) in County Meath. [6071/16]
    • Garda Data
      381. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the crime figures for County Meath and the number of gardaí in each of the Garda Síochána stations in County Meath from 2011 to...
    • Immigration Status
      382. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the current and expected residency status and eligibility for naturalisation of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will...
    • Garda Investigations
      383. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of investigations into the bombing in Belturbet in County Cavan in December 1972, which resulted in the death of two innocent...
    • Immigration Status
      384. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to extend student status in order to facilitate the securing of employment by a person (details supplied) in Dublin 1; and if she will make a...
    • Property Registration
      390. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to examine and expedite the land transfer of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry which is currently with the Property Registration...
    • Coroners Service
      391. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the average waiting time for a case to be heard at the Dublin Coroners Court; the reason for such a long delay; if it relates to a shortage of...
    • Prisoner Discipline
      392. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of attacks by prison inmates on prison officers in prisons from 1 January 2013 to 2016 to date; the nature of injuries sustained in...
    • Garda Retirements
      393. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí who retired from An Garda Síochána in 2015, by rank; the number of gardaí who will be eligible for...
    • Garda Deployment
      394. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí based and the number of newly graduated gardaí allocated over the past five years, by Garda Síochána...
    • Garda Equipment
      395. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if the automated number plate recognition system has been removed entirely; her plans to restore it; if it is in use by any Garda...
    • Immigration Status
      396. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the current and expected naturalisation status of a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Passport Applications
      397. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will issue a passport to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 11 in the person's correct name. [6241/16]
    • Departmental Projects
      398. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 130 of 1 October 2015, to provide an update on her plans for a second sexual abuse and violence in Ireland...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      399. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality to commit to a second meeting of the save our local community group (details supplied) to follow an initial meeting which took place on 1...
  • Department of Children and Youth Affairs
    • Child Care Services Provision
      400. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to engage with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to make the benefits that are available to employers availing of the...
    • Children in Care
      401. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the status of refurbishment works at Crannóg Nua at Portrane in County Dublin including when the unit will be operational and the...
    • Children and Family Services Provision
      404. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children on the waiting list for a special care placement; the average waiting time for such a placement; and if he will make...
    • Early Childhood Care Education
      407. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he will make an exemption to enable a person (details supplied) in County Cork to avail of a scheme. [5610/16]
    • Children in Care
      408. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children in care without an allocated social worker in each area; the reason for the high number, 47 out of a total of 412 in...
    • Early Childhood Care Education Standards
      409. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to review a situation (details supplied) regarding the early childhood care and education scheme where the higher capitation is only...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      410. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá...
    • Child and Family Agency Data
      412. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the family support centres and family resource centres Tusla - Child and Family Agency funded in 2015, by centre, by county, by amount...
    • Youth Services
      413. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs his plans to increase funding for youth workers. [6113/16]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      414. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 130 of 1 October 2015, his plans for a second sexual abuse and violence in Ireland study; the...
  • Department of Health
    • Disability Support Services Expenditure
      415. To ask the Minister for Health to address a matter (details supplied) regarding persons with disabilities. [5716/16]
    • Health Services Staff
      416. To ask the Minister for Health if he is aware of the upcoming retirement of a person (details supplied) in an office of the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages in County Tipperary; his...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage
      417. To ask the Minister for Health to add arthritis to the long-term illness scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5333/16]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Applications
      418. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an application for a medical device by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry from the Health Service Executive; and if he will make a...
    • Medical Card Applications
      419. To ask the Minister for Health if an application for a medical card by persons (details supplied) in County Louth will be re-examined, given the medical report submitted; and if he will make...
    • Medical Card Eligibility
      420. To ask the Minister for Health why a medical card was not granted to a person (details supplied) given that the person was in receipt of the full amount of social protection benefit...
    • Pharmaceutical Sector
      421. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the review by the pharmaceutical board of the drug Orkambi, used to treat cystic fibrosis; to reconsider the decision not to prescribe the drug...
    • Health Services Provision
      422. To ask the Minister for Health the actions he is taking to improve care for patients with brain injuries (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      423. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide additional hours to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal under the home care package scheme; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Health Services
      424. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry who is awaiting treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5413/16]
    • Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme
      425. To ask the Minister for Health to provide assurances that documentation associated with the symphysiotomy payment scheme will not be destroyed and will be returned by the Health Service...
    • Marriages of Convenience
      426. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 496 of 20 October 2015, the progress made relating to the issue arising; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Health Services
      427. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Cork will have an assessment carried out by a service provider. [5445/16]
    • Nursing Home Services
      428. To ask the Minister for Health if he is aware that many nursing homes in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency believe that they are in breach of Health Information and Quality Authority's...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      429. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) in County Longford will receive a hospital appointment for a medical procedure. [5449/16]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      430. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) in Dublin 10 will be given an earlier date for numerous hospital appointments. [5450/16]
    • Health Services Provision
      431. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Cork will have an appropriate assessment carried out by the Health Service Executive or a service provider; and if...
    • Health Services Funding
      432. To ask the Minister for Health given that the vehicle registration tax relief scheme from the Revenue Commissioners is available for persons purchasing vehicles made accessible for persons...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      433. To ask the Minister for Health to ensure that a person (details supplied) receives surgery without further delay. [5471/16]
    • Speech and Language Therapy Provision
      434. To ask the Minister for Health the details of the Health Service Executive's structural standards to be met in order for a building to be used as a centre for the carrying out of hearing...
    • Vaccination Programme Data
      436. To ask the Minister for Health the progress he has made in conjunction with the Health Service Executive in examining evidence-based changes to the primary childhood and schools immunisation...
    • Vaccination Programme
      438. To ask the Minister for Health the proposed changes to the tuberculosis, BCG, vaccination programme, following the Health Information and Quality Authority health technology assessment, and...
    • General Practitioner Services
      440. To ask the Minister for Health if it is standard practice for parents of babies under six weeks old to be charged for general practitioner services in cases where they have not applied for...
    • Hospitals Car Park Charges
      441. To ask the Minister for Health the details of the contract in place between the Health Service Executive and the company responsible for operating and implementing car parking charges at...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      442. To ask the Minister for Health to provide a date for an appointment for surgery in Cappagh Hospital, Dublin 11, for a person (details supplied) in County Meath. [5498/16]
    • Primary Care Centres
      443. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the concerns of pharmacy owners regarding the Health Service Executive policy when building primary care centres (details supplied). [5500/16]
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      444. To ask the Minister for Health the status of his and the Health Service Executive's negotiations with pharmaceutical companies which aim to reduce the cost of particular medicines in the...
    • Home Care Packages
      445. To ask the Minister for Health if the Health Service Executive in County Clare is processing and awarding home care packages; the number of applications which were awarded in March 2016; and...
    • Hospital Services
      446. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the establishment of the new follow-up mammography service at Sligo University Hospital; the expected date of the first screening; the way in...
    • Hospital Facilities
      447. To ask the Minister for Health if the Health Service Executive has issued a public tender for the provision of a fixed cardiac catheterisation laboratory at Sligo University Hospital; and if...
    • Hospital Consultant Contracts
      448. To ask the Minister for Health the date the new neurologist consultant position at Sligo University Hospital will commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5516/16]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      449. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [5519/16]
    • Primary Care Services Provision
      452. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an application for a primary care certificate by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5525/16]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      453. To ask the Minister for Health to ensure a person (details supplied) is provided with a medical appointment as a matter of priority, given the person's age and circumstances. [5531/16]
    • Mental Health Services
      454. To ask the Minister for Health the availability of dialectical behavioural therapy within the child and adolescent mental health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5543/16]
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Applications
      456. To ask the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in finalising an application under the fair deal nursing home scheme by a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [5550/16]
    • Medical Card Administration
      458. To ask the Minister for Health to re-instate specific dietary and medical products for medical card holders. [5552/16]
    • Drug Trials
      459. To ask the Minister for Health the status of legalisation concerning a drug (details supplied) for medical uses; the experience in this regard of clinical trials being held in other...
    • Nursing Staff Provision
      460. To ask the Minister for Health for the appointment of a nurse or nurses to deal with, assist and advise patients who are currently living with neurological conditions in County Cork; and if...
    • Medical Card Data
      461. To ask the Minister for Health the number of emergency medical cards issued in County Kerry in the years 2013 to 2016 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5560/16]
    • Hospital Facilities
      462. To ask the Minister for Health if the provision of laundry services at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, County Louth, will remain in-house and not be outsourced to a private...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      465. To ask the Minister for Health when the Health Service Executive will apply for and approve a communication device for a person (details supplied) in County Laois; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      466. To ask the Minister for Health when an appointment will be provided to a person (details supplied) in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5597/16]
    • Health Services Provision
      467. To ask the Minister for Health the status of occupational therapy for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5601/16]
    • Orthodontic Services Waiting Lists
      469. To ask the Minister for Health the length of the waiting list for orthodontic treatment for minors in the south region of County Kerry and County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Services
      471. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the future of kidney transplants; the number of such transplants performed in each of the past five years; if a second transplant hospital will...
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      472. To ask the Minister for Health when additional beds at Kenmare hospital in County Kerry will be opened; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5634/16]
    • General Medical Services Scheme
      473. To ask the Minister for Health why persons who hold a full medical card must pay extra to have blood tests carried out by their general practitioner; if these tests should be covered by...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      474. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons in County Galway who have had their personal assistant hours cut in 2015 and in 2016 to date; the total reduction of personal assistant...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      475. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5645/16]
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      476. To ask the Minister for Health when he will put a home care package in place for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12. [5647/16]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      477. To ask the Minister for Health the number of adults and children who are on waiting lists in excess of six months to see a rheumatology consultant (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Staff Data
      478. To ask the Minister for Health to assess the staffing ratio for Naas hospital in County Kildare; and how this staffing ratio compares to other hospitals of similar size. [5669/16]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      479. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5672/16]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      480. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 377 of 22 March 2016, why he has not been actively supporting St. James's Hospital and its appeal for the use of a...
    • Health Services Provision
      482. To ask the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in assessing a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7 for a condition; and when this person will receive a date for an assessment. [5678/16]
    • Disability Support Services
      483. To ask the Minister for Health his views on correspondence (details supplied) regarding intellectual disability services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5689/16]
    • Treatment Abroad Scheme
      484. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5 who has been waiting for a long time for an operation is entitled to have this treatment under the treatment abroad...
    • HSE Properties
      485. To ask the Minister for Health his plans for the lands at St. Finan's Hospital in Killarney in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5706/16]
    • Autism Support Services
      486. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide appropriate school leaver places to the large number of young adults with autism who are leaving school services; and if he will make a...
    • Counselling Services Provision
      489. To ask the Minister for Health the measures he is taking to allocate extra funding to provide free and low cost counselling to persons on lower incomes who require mental health...
    • Suicide Prevention
      490. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to set up a national suicide authority; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5725/16]
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      492. To ask the Minister for Health the services available for mental health supports to families in hotel room emergency homeless accommodation, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage
      493. To ask the Minister for Health if he will make the drug Kuvan available on the long-term illness scheme to sufferers of Phenyketonuria and BH4; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Hospital Services
      495. To ask the Minister for Health if treatment for a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary is available publicly in St. James's Hospital in Dublin 8. [5753/16]
    • General Register Office
      496. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to fill the position of registrar of births, deaths and marriages (details supplied) in Thurles in County Tipperary. [5755/16]
    • Vaccination Programme
      497. To ask the Minister for Health the person who or the body that provides support and guidance to persons who have a side effect to a vaccine administered by the Health Service Executive,...
    • Health Services Provision
      498. To ask the Minister for Health when occupational therapist services will be provided to a person (details supplied) in County Dublin. [5764/16]
    • Primary Care Centres Provision
      499. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of a primary care centre in Clondalkin, Dublin 22, including the timescale for this project, and the full range of services that...
    • Health Services Provision
      501. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to preserve the future of Dunfanaghy health clinic in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5772/16]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      502. To ask the Minister for Health when an operation will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Galway; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Tobacco Control Measures
      504. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the proposed ban on self-serving cigarette vending machines; his assessment of job losses to the vending sector; and if he will make a statement...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      505. To ask the Minister for Health cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá ag feidhmiú i...
    • Health Services
      507. To ask the Minister for Health the policies he has developed regarding the diagnosis, management and treatment of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome; if an Ehlers-Danlos syndrome task force has been...
    • Medical Card Eligibility
      508. To ask the Minister for Health if a decision has been made on a case in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5852/16]
    • Medical Card Applications
      509. To ask the Minister for Health if and when a medical card will be approved for a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5874/16]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      510. To ask the Minister for Health if he will expedite a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied). [5880/16]
    • Home Help Service Provision
      511. To ask the Minister for Health if he will arrange a home help package for a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; if he will arrange for the district nurse to make contact and set up...
    • UN Conventions
      512. To ask the Minister for Health the legislative changes necessary to ensure the ratification and implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities;...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      514. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to restore the cutbacks to services and supports for persons with disabilities following the end of austerity economic policies; and if he will make...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      515. To ask the Minister for Health when a surgical procedure will take place for a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5894/16]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      528. To ask the Minister for Health to expedite the provision of special footware for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5917/16]
    • Treatment Abroad Scheme
      529. To ask the Minister for Health if he is aware of the case of a person (detail supplied) in County Cork who is suffering from a condition; why the person was refused treatment abroad; and if...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      530. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Kerry will receive an appointment for a surgical procedure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5933/16]
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      532. To ask the Minister for Health when the Health Service Executive and the Dublin mid-Leinster region will put in place an acute psychiatric unit on the campus of St. Loman's Hospital,...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      533. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry who is awaiting an operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5965/16]
    • Medical Card Applications
      541. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an application for a medical card by a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; if this medical card will issue as a matter of urgency; and...
    • Home Help Service Provision
      542. To ask the Minister for Health if he will facilitate home help for a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; if he will arrange for the local district nurse to make contact and put the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      543. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a surgical procedure for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5993/16]
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Applications
      547. To ask the Minister for Health if an application under the fair deal scheme will be approved for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny. [6002/16]
    • HSE Legal Cases
      548. To ask the Minister for Health if he has incorporated the recent successful legal action (details supplied) taken by hospital consultants into his budgetary projections. [6009/16]
    • HSE Expenditure
      549. To ask the Minister for Health if he will revise his budgetary projections given the new expenditure pressures and warnings from the Health Service Executive, as far back as December 2015,...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      550. To ask the Minister for Health the status of surgery for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6014/16]
    • Health Services Staff Recruitment
      551. To ask the Minister for Health the Health Service Executive's plans and methods for the recruitment of physiotherapists in 2016, including details of the use of any panel; the options open...
    • Family Resource Centres
      552. To ask the Minister for Health the family support centres and family resource centres the Health Service Executive funded in 2015, by centre, by county, by the funding provided, by the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      553. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6025/16]
    • Medical Card Applications
      554. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the review of an application for a medical card by a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      555. To ask the Minister for Health to expedite a date for surgery for a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath. [6059/16]
    • Speech and Language Therapy Provision
      556. To ask the Minister for Health when therapy will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5. [6069/16]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      557. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment in Crumlin hospital, Dublin 12, for a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Appointments to State Boards
      558. To ask the Minister for Health the process for board appointments at the new Health Service Executive hospital trust; if positions on the trust were filled internally or publicly advertised;...
    • Alcohol Pricing
      559. To ask the Minister for Health the status of plans to introduce minimum unit pricing on alcohol; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6081/16]
    • Hospital Services
      560. To ask the Minister for Health the status of funding for bone density tests in Connolly Hospital in Dublin 15; the waiting time for this test in each Health Service Executive area; and if he...
    • Non-Consultant Hospital Doctors
      563. To ask the Minister for Health if he has monitored and tracked the number of non-consultant hospital doctors in the hospital system to achieve maximum retention; the number of these doctors...
    • General Practitioner Services
      564. To ask the Minister for Health the percentage and number of general practitioners who have signed up to the free general practitioner cards for the under sixes scheme, by county; and if he...
    • General Practitioner Services Provision
      566. To ask the Minister for Health the timeline for further plans to roll out free general practitioner care in the health system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6088/16]
    • Medical Card Data
      567. To ask the Minister for Health the number of discretionary medical cards in existence in the health service, by month, over the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Health Promotion
      568. To ask the Minister for Health if he has established a working group on the proposal to introduce a sugar tax; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6090/16]
    • Hospitals Data
      569. To ask the Minister for Health the number of intensive care unit beds in Dublin hospitals, by month, over the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6091/16]
    • Primary Care Strategy Roll-out
      572. To ask the Minister for Health to urgently grant capital investment to Ballyragget health centre via the Health Service Executive's south development office to ensure the highest standard of...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      573. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an operation for a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6103/16]
    • Medicinal Products Prices
      575. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to reverse the budgetary cuts on gluten-free foods to lessen the financial burden on coeliacs. [6108/16]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      576. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a surgical procedure for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6133/16]
    • Departmental Funding
      581. To ask the Minister for Health the funding provided to mental health bodies in County Wexford in 2014 and 2015, including the amounts and the names of the relevant bodies; and if he will...
    • Proposed Legislation
      583. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the establishment of a medically supervised injecting centre in County Dublin; the status of the relevant legislation; if he plans to establish...
    • Medicinal Products Data
      584. To ask the Minister for Health the amount spent on prescriptions of specific serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, SSRI, and serotonin-noradrenaline re-uptake inhibitors, SNRIs, and the number of...
    • Health Services Staff Data
      585. To ask the Minister for Health the number of psychotherapists and psychiatrists he employs, by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6184/16]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      586. To ask the Minister for Health to include the anti-coagulation strip and lancet in the long-term illness scheme or the drugs repayment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Nursing Home Accommodation Provision
      587. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to build a 100-bed nursing home on the grounds of Connolly Blanchardstown Hospital in Dublin 15 to replace the Woodlands and Silver Birch services;...
    • Health Strategies
      588. To ask the Minister for Health to organise a national policy on tackling osteoporosis; to reverse the cut in funding to the Irish Osteoporosis Society; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospitals Discharges
      590. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients at Waterford Regional Hospital who are well enough to be discharged but are awaiting an appropriate care package to be put in place; the...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      592. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 15 and whether the case will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6203/16]
    • Hospital Beds Data
      593. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons on hospital trolleys, by month, for the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6204/16]
    • Hospitals Building Programme
      594. To ask the Minister for Health the status of plans to relocate the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin 1 to Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Staff
      595. To ask the Minister for Health the progress he is making in ensuring hospitals are complying with the working time directive for junior doctors; the number of hospitals he has sanctioned for...
    • Nursing Staff Remuneration
      596. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the cutting of pay levels for graduate nurses; the number of nurses who took up places on the Health Service Executive's nursing in Ireland...
    • Hospital Staff Data
      597. To ask the Minister for Health the number of vacancies and the number of agency staff employed, by position, by hospital. [6208/16]
    • Hospital Staff Recruitment
      598. To ask the Minister for Health his progress in reducing the reliance on agency staff as pledged in the 2015 service plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6209/16]
    • Health Services Staff Recruitment
      599. To ask the Minister for Health further to Question No. 380 of 22 March 2016, why ten other health care assistants were employed ahead of persons referred to from another panel and given...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      600. To ask the Minister for Health the steps he has taken to reduce the waiting lists for rheumatology consultants; his plans to develop service provision; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Sexual Offences Data
      601. To ask the Minister for Health further to Question No. 181 of 1 October 2015, to provide the status of plans for a second sexual abuse and violence in Ireland study; the co-ordination he has...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      602. To ask the Minister for Health the status of changes being made to disability services in north-east Dublin; why he is reintroducing waiting lists for services; and if he will make a...
    • Child Abuse Prevention
      604. To ask the Minister for Health if he is aware that the child and adolescent sexual assault treatment service in County Galway is entering its second month of closure; and if he will make a...
    • Health Services Provision
      605. To ask the Minister for Health the breast-feeding rates; the policy in this regard; and the steps he will take to improve current rates. [6269/16]
    • General Practitioner Services Provision
      606. To ask the Minister for Health if he sought and received financial approval for an increase in the rural general practitioner practice allowance scheme from the Department of Finance or the...
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • Diplomatic Representation
      607. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has had discussions with his counterpart in the Philippines regarding a person (details supplied) who has been under house arrest in...
    • Passport Application Refusals
      608. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the options available to a British passport holder who has been living and working here since 1975 to obtain an Irish passport given that...
    • Middle East Issues
      609. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans for Ireland to formally recognise the state of Palestine; the reasons this has not been done to date; and if he will make a...
    • Arms Trade
      611. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to end Irish arms trade with the state of Israel and to raise this issue at European Union level; and if he will make a statement...
    • Middle East Peace Process
      612. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of a peace process for a full resolution of the ongoing crisis involving the state of Israel and the adjoining state of...
    • Foireann Roinne
      613. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá...
    • Passport Services
      615. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will provide a passport rapid renewal service in the Cork Passport Office (details supplied); if he will apply regional balance and...
    • Consular Services Provision
      618. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the support he provides through the embassy network and consular services to assist Irish persons in pursuing civil matters in the European...
    • Irish Prisoners Abroad
      619. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his efforts to secure the release of a person (details supplied) detained in Egypt; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6051/16]
    • Undocumented Irish in the USA
      620. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the outcome of any recent discussions at political or official level with the authorities in the United States of America in relation to...
    • Consular Services Provision
      622. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of his consultation with persons (details supplied) in County Westmeath. [6122/16]
    • Northern Ireland Issues
      623. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he had discussions with the British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Ms Theresa Villiers, regarding the serious issues concerning...
    • Dublin-Monaghan Bombings
      624. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the outcome of recent discussions he had with the British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Ms Theresa Villiers, or with the British...
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • Irish Sign Language
      625. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to address a matter (details supplied) regarding Irish Sign Language. [5715/16]
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      626. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application by a school (details supplied) in County Kerry under the summer works programme; and if she will make a statement on...
    • School Funding
      627. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of emergency funding for a school (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5355/16]
    • Tionscadail Tógála Scoileanna
      628. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills cén uair a cheadófar togra tógála scoile (sonraí tugtha); cén chúis atá le moill a dhéanamh ó...
    • School Closures
      629. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to reverse the decision to close Muine Bheag vocational school in County Carlow; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5357/16]
    • Summer Works Scheme
      631. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to allocate funding to a school (details supplied) in County Donegal under the summer works scheme; when she will announce those schools that...
    • School Curriculum
      632. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if first-aid training should be included in the curriculum for second level students; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5360/16]
    • Traveller Education
      633. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of reversing cuts that were made in the previous Government's term for a community (details supplied) in County Kerry that wishes to...
    • School Transport Provision
      634. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the arrangements she has made for the provision of school transport for primary school students from Sherkin Island to attend school on the...
    • Foirne Scoile
      635. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills cén fath nach bhfuil an dara múinteoir á cheapadh do Scoil Náisiúnta Inis Meáin do Mheán Fómhair seo...
    • School Services Staff
      636. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her views on secretaries working in primary schools who are paid out of the ancillary grant, many of whom have been in employment for 16 years...
    • Schools Building Projects Applications
      637. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to review an application for increased funding to extend a national school (details supplied) in County Clare, given its enrolment projections;...
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      638. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to accept an application from a school (details supplied) in County Sligo under the emergency funding scheme along with its application under the...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      639. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she has approved a third autism spectrum disorder class at a primary school (details supplied) in County Cork; if she will provide a...
    • Schools Building Projects
      640. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills where she will locate the Shellybanks Educate Together national school in Dublin 4; and when she will make the announcement. [5454/16]
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      641. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to accept an application by a school (details supplied) in County Roscommon under the emergency funding scheme along with its application under...
    • State Examinations
      642. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim can appeal a decision not to grant access to a Scribe for the Leaving Certificate examination;...
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      643. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application under the summer works scheme by a school (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      644. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills why a person (details supplied) in County Cork is not being granted additional resource hours; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Departmental Properties
      645. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she is aware of the delays and difficulties St. Marks Gaelic Athletic Association Club and St. Marks Community School in Tallaght, Dublin 24,...
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      646. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to consider an application under the summer works scheme by a school (details supplied) in County Leitrim; and if she will make a statement on...
    • State Examinations
      647. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she is aware of the decision taken by the State Examinations Commission regarding a person (details supplied) in County Cork; why the...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      648. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when she will approve stage 2A, including a revised budget, for a school (details supplied) in County Westmeath; and when she will make a...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      649. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the details of the contractor appointed for a development (details supplied) in County Cork. [5534/16]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      650. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when work will commence on the replacement building for Clifden community school; if contracts have been signed to date; the reason for the...
    • Food Allergies
      651. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her role in ensuring that primary and secondary schools have appropriate policies to manage and protect children who have food allergies; and if...
    • State Examinations
      652. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to investigate the provision of specialised assistance for a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [5558/16]
    • School Transport Data
      653. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to provide further information on the statement of the chief executive of Bus Éireann last year that Bus Éireann made €4 million...
    • Special Educational Needs
      655. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the delay in having an appointment made for a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [5584/16]
    • Summer Works Scheme
      656. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to investigate the difficulties which have arisen with a school (details supplied) in County Cork. [5585/16]
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      657. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she has approved an application by a school (details supplied) in County Cork under the summer works scheme. [5586/16]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      659. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when she will advance a school project (details supplied) in County Carlow to the next stage; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • School Accommodation Provision
      660. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to grant an application for funding for an additional classroom by a school (details supplied) in County Kilkenny, as a matter of urgency; and if...
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      661. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when her summer works scheme will re-open for applications; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5599/16]
    • Consultancy Contracts Data
      662. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the names, dates and cost of the reports; the names of the consultants and experts who provided the reports; the date the tender contract notice...
    • Schools Establishment
      663. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to sanction approval for a new special school premises (details supplied) in County Cork. [5605/16]
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      664. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application by a school (details supplied) in County Cork under the summer works scheme 2016. [5606/16]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      665. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to liaise with a school (details supplied) in County Cork to enable a school development to proceed. [5612/16]
    • Student Grant Scheme
      666. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to provide assistance and advice to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick, given the person's circumstances; and if she will make a...
    • Residential Institutions Statutory Fund
      667. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amounts paid under the Caranua scheme; and the range of awards in terms of the amounts paid to single persons. [5619/16]
    • School Enrolments
      668. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to examine the lack of primary school places for the Naas area in County Kildare for the upcoming school year; and if she will make a statement...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      669. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her views on the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare regarding autism unit places in schools in County Kildare. [5626/16]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      670. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of her discussions with the developer of the community centre and sports hall at Adamstown community college in County Dublin; if she...
    • School Transport
      671. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of a nurse for a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [5661/16]
    • School Transport Provision
      672. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 417 of 18 September 2012, why Bus Éireann, as her agents, did not comply annually with European Union...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      673. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to sanction an additional class for a school (details supplied ) in County Dublin, given that over 46 children who meet the eligibility category...
    • Schools Refurbishment
      674. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she is aware of the dangerous condition of windows at a school (details supplied) in Dublin 9 which have been blown in on windy days because...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      675. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the resource services for all primary pupils with Down's syndrome; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5688/16]
    • Teachers' Remuneration
      676. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her plans to address the pay deficit for newly qualified teachers vis-à-vis their longer serving counterparts; if she will implement a...
    • National Educational Psychological Service
      677. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to investigate the case of a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5695/16]
    • School Staff
      678. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to retain an English-as-an-additional language post in a school (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Further Education and Training Programmes
      680. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to develop a course for a trade (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5711/16]
    • School Enrolments
      681. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her views on a matter (details supplied) regarding equality in the education system; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5718/16]
    • Pension Provisions
      682. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to review an application for a children's pension by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Teacher Redeployment
      683. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills why permanent post-primary school teachers have no work location transfer options available to them which do not require their permanent status...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      684. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to provide funding to a school extension (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5737/16]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      685. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to agree a site for a school (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5740/16]
    • School Transport
      686. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount of money Bus Éireann paid to Coras Iompair Éireann from the revenue received for school transport services from 2005 to 2016...
    • State Examinations
      689. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to ensure a reader is provided to a person (details supplied) for the leaving certificate examination. [5754/16]
    • Sports Facilities Provision
      690. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of a sports hall for Adamstown Community College in County Dublin, including the timescale for this project, the...
    • Home School Community Liaison Scheme
      691. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to amend the provision under the home school community liaison scheme whereby the existing co-ordinator having served the maximum five-year...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      692. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd atá ag...
    • Student Grant Scheme Applications
      694. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills why an application for a higher education grant by a person (details supplied) in County Kildare has been refused; if she will review the...
    • School Staff
      695. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to approve an additional classroom teacher for a school (details supplied) in County Cork from September 2016 in accordance with the staffing...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      696. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application for a special needs assistant for a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [5910/16]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      697. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to ensure additional accommodation is made available in the autism unit in a school (details supplied) in County Cork for autistic siblings of...
    • School Transport
      699. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 454 of 22 March 2016, wherein she stated Bus Éireann's school bus maintenance costs per kilometre, to...
    • School Staff
      701. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to review an unsuccessful appeal by a school (details supplied) in County Kerry for a mainstream post given the exceptional circumstances and the...
    • Technological Universities
      702. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she is aware of the concerns of many members of the teaching staff in the Tralee Institute of Technology in County Kerry relating to the...
    • School Enrolments Data
      703. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of children who were unsuccessful in securing a junior infant place in a school (details supplied) in County Dublin for the year...
    • State Examinations
      704. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills why reasonable accommodation was not sanctioned for a person (details supplied) in County Cork; the options open to this person; and if she will...
    • School Staff
      705. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the rules governing the qualification and proficiency in Irish that teachers must have in order to teach in a special school even if no Irish is...
    • Student Grant Scheme Administration
      706. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the anticipated timing and payment methods used for the payment of maintenance grants to students for the 2016-17 college year under the student...
    • Student Grant Scheme Eligibility
      707. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if income from employment earned towards the end of 2015 by a prospective applicant under the student universal support Ireland system for the...
    • School Transport Eligibility
      708. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills why she has deemed a person (details supplied) in County Carlow eligible for transport to the school nearest the person's home in September 2016,...
    • School Transport Expenditure
      709. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 454 of 22 March 2016, if there is any difference between the term "return to risk", associated with the...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      710. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the autism spectrum disorder early intervention unit at a school (details supplied) in County Cork for September 2016 onwards; and...
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      711. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application by a school (details supplied) in County Cavan under the summer works scheme, given the urgent need to provide...
    • School Patronage
      712. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 228 of 14 January 2016, the further work she has carried out to identify the need for school patronage...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      713. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to arrange an expanded permanent school structure on her Department's owned land adjacent to an existing school (details supplied) in Dublin 17,...
    • Teachers' Remuneration
      714. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry who is on an incorrect pay scale; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6094/16]
    • Education and Training Provision
      715. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 496 of 10 November 2015 concerning the LATI European Globalisation Adjustment Fund programme why she stated...
    • Schools Building Projects
      720. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her plans to provide a new building for a school (details supplied) in County Meath. [6109/16]
    • School Furniture Provision
      721. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to provide funding for the cost of internal furniture and fittings for a school (details supplied) and to include funding for this onerous cost...
    • Schools Health and Safety
      723. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills why no pedestrian crossing has been built for a school (details supplied) in Dublin 15 even though this was a condition of the planning...
    • School Accommodation
      724. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application for additional accommodation for a school (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      725. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to reverse her plans to proceed with changes to the way children with special educational needs in schools are assessed, as outlined in the...
    • Home Tuition Scheme Staff
      726. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the employment status of home tutors who are paid through the home tuition grant which she administers with the Revenue Commissioners; if home...
    • Special Educational Needs
      727. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the National Council for Special Education will recognise the global development delay condition as a disability that requires the provision...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      728. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to ensure that a person (details supplied) in Dublin 15 is enrolled in a special school for children with autism, given that the school changed...
    • Departmental Funding
      730. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 223 of 1 October 2015 the status of plans for a second sexual abuse and violence in Ireland study; the...
    • School Equipment
      731. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to provide funding to replace antiquated computer systems in primary schools; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6249/16]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      732. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the tendering process for the new primary school in Furbo, County Galway, including the stage it is at and when construction will...
  • Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
    • Housing Assistance Payments
      733. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if an applicant who signs up to the housing assistance payment scheme is eligible to remain on the local authority housing...
    • Housing Assistance Payments Eligibility
      734. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if a person who is in receipt of rent supplement can transfer to the housing assistance payment scheme in the same...
    • Local Authority Boundaries Review
      735. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the position regarding the boundary review commission, which was set up to review the boundary between County Westmeath...
    • Pyrite Issues
      736. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if he has appointed a chairperson to the mica expert panel; if not, when he will make this appointment; and if he will...
    • Local Authority Housing Maintenance
      737. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the amounts he has granted to each local authority for local authority housing repairs in 2014 and in 2015, in tabular...
    • Housing Policy
      740. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the actions he will take to deal with the housing crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5399/16]
    • Cuanta agus Céanna
      741. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government cén plé a bhí aige nó ag a Roinn ó Dheireadh Fómhair seo caite leis an Aire Ealaíon,...
    • Severe Weather Events Expenditure
      742. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the amount each local authority requested to repair damage as a result of all storms, since Storm Desmond in December...
    • Election Management System
      744. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government his views on a matter (details supplied) in relation to payments made to election officials; and if he will make a...
    • Scheme to Support National Organisations
      745. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government to ensure funding is available for an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5487/16]
    • Library Projects
      746. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government to consider the construction of a new library at a location in Sligo town for the Sligo central library, given the...
    • Local Authority Housing Data
      747. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the number of local authority housing units which are vacant in the Sligo County Council and in the Leitrim County Council...
    • Tourism Promotion
      748. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government to provide funding to enable Sligo County Council to hire a skilled and qualified tourism promotion officer, which is...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      749. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the starting dates of the two housing schemes in County Sligo which he announced in 2015; and if he will make a statement...
    • Local Authority Funding
      750. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the local authority block grant funding his Department provided to Sligo County Council in each of the years 2010 to 2016...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      751. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government further to Parliamentary Question No. 522 of 22 March 2016, the average turnaround times of social housing stock from...
    • Proposed Legislation
      752. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the rights of a person who believes that trees growing on a neighbour's private property represent a danger to that...
    • Mortgage to Rent Scheme Data
      753. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the number of the 150 successful applications that were successfully accepted onto the mortgage to rent scheme by year, by...
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme Administration
      754. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the reason for the delay in the commencement of a new scheme (details supplied). [5591/16]
    • Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding
      755. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government to provide funding for a group water scheme (details provided) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      756. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if he has corresponded with Tipperary County Council in respect of the purchase of a property (details supplied) in County...
    • Planning Issues
      758. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the planning guidelines in place at national level in respect of the development of solar panel farms; and if he will make...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Expenditure
      759. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding the housing crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5709/16]
    • Emergency Accommodation Provision
      760. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government his views on the enormous stress that families housed in hotel rooms are experiencing; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Funding
      761. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government to meet with representatives of the Irish League of Credit Unions to discuss social housing funding proposals as part of...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      762. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu...
    • Voluntary Housing Sector
      764. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if he is aware that a housing association (details supplied) is increasing the rent for a number of its residents; if he...
    • Approved Housing Bodies
      765. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the assistance he can provide to a group (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme
      766. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government to consider a tenant purchase scheme for tenants of voluntary housing associations. [6038/16]
    • Voluntary Housing Sector
      767. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government if he has received a copy of the report of the independent review group on organisational matters in An Bord...
    • Water Services
      768. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the ongoing work in his Department to deal with the problem of residents who live in an end of terrace home where the...
    • Homeless Accommodation Provision
      769. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the planned or indicative tenancy period for persons who are allocated modular housing; the planned period for the use of...
    • Development Contributions
      770. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the information available to him on the extent of the exposure of local authorities to the loss of development levies...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      771. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the basis of his decision to fund the full purchase by a voluntary housing association of two new housing estates (details...
    • Irish Water
      775. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government why Irish Water is essentially charging a property tax on vacant properties (details supplied). [6074/16]
    • Local Authority Members
      776. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the guidelines in place to ensure that there are consistent and adequate supports to assist members of local authorities...
    • Planning Issues
      777. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the status of the new initiative and funds for expediting the taking-in-charge of estates that he announced in February...
    • Homeless Persons Data
      778. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the number of children in primary school who are officially recorded as homeless or residing in emergency accommodation;...
    • Waste Management
      779. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the status of the planned pay-by-weight refuse collection programme due to commence on 1 July 2016, including the level of...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      780. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the number of social housing units built, by each local authority, in each of the past five years; the number of these now...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Funding
      781. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the reason for capping the refurbishment grant on boarded up houses, given the housing and homelessness crisis; and if he...
    • Water Services Data
      782. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the amount of public moneys allocated to local authority water and sewerage departments and to Irish Water, as...
    • Land Transfers
      783. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the amount of residential zoned land transferred from various local authorities under the land aggregation scheme, by...
    • Homeless Accommodation Provision
      784. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the tenancy type he proposes in respect of rapid-build and modular housing; if these will be temporary tenancies; the...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      785. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the proposed public-private partnership model of housing provision at a site (details supplied) in Dublin 11; the...
  • Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
    • Energy Policy
      787. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the national policies in place with respect to solar panel farms; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5699/16]
    • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
      789. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his proposals to reduce emissions in Moneypoint, Ireland's largest coal-fired electricity generating station, given the...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      790. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu...
    • North-South Interconnector
      792. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will instruct EirGrid to withdraw the planning application for the proposed North-South interconnector (details...
    • National Broadband Plan
      793. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources to investigate the lack of high-speed broadband in locations (details supplied) in County Tipperary; his plans to...
    • Energy Prices
      796. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the rationale for current regulations, specifically Article 9 (3) (e) (v) of the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (Public...
    • Mobile Telephony Services
      797. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the outcome of discussions he has had with the Commission for Communications Regulation or with mobile telephone...
    • Post Office Network
      798. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the reason jobseekers are being encouraged to transfer their jobseeker's payment to their financial...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      799. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the status of the availability of broadband in the Dublin 15 area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6186/16]
    • Electric Vehicles
      800. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if the pricing strategy operated by Electricity Supply Board cars relating to the use of electric vehicles is compatible...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      801. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he is aware of the concern of local residents and business over the inadequate broadband telecommunications...
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • Air Navigation Orders
      806. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the National Air Cargo aeroplane which landed at Shannon Airport in County Clare on 25 March 2016 was en route to Bagram in...
    • Driver Licence Applications
      807. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if driving licence centres will accept a doctor's report from a doctor in Northern Ireland; if not, the reason; and if he will make a...
    • Scrúdú Náisiúnta Feithiclí
      808. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport cad iad na cineálacha feithiclí, a choinnítear go buan ar oileán, nach gá scrúdú náisiúnta...
    • Severe Weather Events Expenditure
      809. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount each local authority requested to repair damage as a result of all storms since Storm Desmond in December 2015; the amount he...
    • Sports Capital Programme
      810. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has allocated funding for the Dalymount Park project; his views on the future funding and development of Dalymount Park including...
    • Sports Organisations
      811. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he is satisfied with the conduct of the National Sports Campus Development Authority, given the Information Commissioner's decision...
    • Swimming Pool Programme
      812. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to re-open the local authority swimming pool programme with attention paid to areas with large populations without a pool, such...
    • Sports Capital Programme
      813. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he will announce the 2016 sports capital programme; and the amount he will allocate. [5636/16]
    • Swimming Pool Programme Applications
      814. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has received an application from South Dublin County Council for funding for a swimming pool for Lucan, County Dublin; when he will...
    • Driver Licence Applications
      815. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport why persons who already have the new identification card, pink driver's licence, cannot send the National Driver Licence Service forms by...
    • Road Projects Status
      816. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the timeframe for the construction of the new N22 Ballyvourney to Macroom bypass which is included in the capital investment plan; and if...
    • Employment Rights
      817. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding a sporting dispensation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5712/16]
    • Coras Iompair Éireann
      818. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the services that CIE carries out for Bus Éireann for each area of Bus Éireann's business, namely State carriage services, PSO...
    • Cycling Facilities Provision
      819. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on introducing a pilot scheme in which local tertiary back roads would be re-designated priority cycle routes between locations...
    • Railway Stations
      820. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to rename Rathmore railway station in County Kerry after Patrick O'Connor, a local volunteer, who lost his life fighting for Irish...
    • Road Signage
      821. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to devise new universal road safety signs, similar to the children symbol signs on approaches to schools, to indicate the...
    • Tourism Industry
      822. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Iarnród Éireann and Fáilte Ireland will investigate the possibility and viability of running a steam locomotive...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      823. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport cad é an líon iomlán foirne atá fostaithe ina Roinn faoi láthair; cé mhéad duine acu siúd...
    • Official Travel
      825. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of civil and public servants who availed of fully or partially funded trips to the United States of America or elsewhere by...
    • Semi-State Bodies
      826. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the liabilities to the State in the event that a company (details supplied) enters into bankruptcy; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Driver Licensing Exchange Agreements
      827. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of his efforts to secure mutual recognition of driving licences between Ireland and the United States of America; the...
    • Taxi Regulations
      828. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason for the rule whereby taxi vehicles must be less than ten years old; his plans to amend this provision; and if he will make a...
    • Road Projects
      829. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to provide funding to the National Roads Authority in 2016 for a project (details supplied) in County Cavan; and if he will make a...
    • Education and Training Provision
      831. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding transport courses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6063/16]
    • Bus Services
      832. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the public consultation and engagement criteria in relation to changing bus routes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6118/16]
    • Public Bike Schemes
      833. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to establish or to extend the Dublin bike scheme to Dublin 15 or to the broader Fingal area; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      834. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has met with officials from a company (details supplied) and discussed certain issues with them; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Inland Waterways Development
      835. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the plan to extend the Royal Canal project between Dublin 15 and Maynooth in County Kildare; and if he will make a...
    • Driver Licence Renewals
      836. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if an Irish citizen who is living abroad can renew a driving licence in advance of its expiration if that person is in the country, or if...
    • Bus Services
      837. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to have a shelter installed at a location (details supplied) in Dublin 15; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6193/16]
    • Rail Network Safety
      838. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to examine the issue of overcrowding on Irish Rail services on the Dublin-Maynooth line; to ensure Irish Rail provide additional...
    • National Transport Authority Data
      839. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the details of all penalties imposed, including the reason, by the National Transport Authority on Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus; and...
    • Public Transport Provision
      840. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to ensure transport links are established to connect Dublin 15 and Dublin Airport; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6196/16]
    • Bus Services
      841. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport why there is no designated bus stop in Dungarvan in County Kilkenny, when the Bus Éireann Route X4 passes directly through Dungarvan...
    • School Transport Data
      842. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to analyse the impact on traffic, the environment, improved efficiency and general savings to the economy of introducing free school bus...
    • Taxi Regulations
      843. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to intervene in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7, to ensure that this person is not denied an opportunity to earn a...
  • Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
    • Creimeadh Cósta
      845. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cén uair a cheadófar airgead creimthe cósta d’oileán Inis Meáin; agus an ndéanfaidh sí...
    • Burial Grounds
      846. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will make land available in the vicinity of Muckross Abbey for a public burial ground for Killarney in County Kerry; and if...
    • Seirbhísí Eitilte
      847. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cén uair atá sé i gceist aici tairisicntí a lorg do sheirbhís aeir go hÁrainn; an mbeidh roghanna sa...
    • Cuanta agus Céanna
      848. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta an bhfuil sé i gceist go gcuirfear airgead ar fáil le tuilleadh forbartha a...
    • Departmental Funding
      849. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht why funding was declined to a summer school (details supplied) in County Mayo. [5419/16]
    • Waterways Ireland Staff
      850. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if a recently retired staff member of Waterways Ireland who worked on loughs 9 to 15 of the Shannon Erne Waterway in the Ballinamore...
    • Special Areas of Conservation Management
      851. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when she will publish the finalised version of the national raised bog special areas of conservation management plan; and if she will...
    • Commemorative Events
      852. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of a request for financial support from the long established Third Tipperary Old Irish Republican Army Commemorative...
    • Roads Maintenance Funding
      853. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to re-introduce the Bóthar Áise scheme, given the detiorating condition of some roads in Gaeltacht areas; and if she will...
    • Scéimeanna Teanga
      854. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht an bhféadfadh sí míniú a thabhairt ar an gcúis nár daingníodh an dréachtscéim...
    • Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís
      856. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta cad é an líon iomlán foirne...
    • Early Childhood Care Education
      857. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of a cut in funding to a Naoinra (details supplied) in Dublin 13, including why the funding was cut; if she will increase...