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Written answers

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • Cabinet Committee Meetings
      13. To ask the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on health is scheduled to hold its next meeting. [21954/17]
    • Programme for Government Implementation
      22. To ask the Taoiseach if he will report on the publication on 18 April 2017 of the progress report on the programme for the partnership Government. [20720/17]
    • Cabinet Committee Meetings
      27. To ask the Taoiseach when the next meeting of the Cabinet committee on infrastructure, environment and climate action will take place. [20727/17]
    • Departmental Bodies
      36. To ask the Taoiseach when the next meeting of the National Economic and Social Council will take place. [21883/17]
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
    • Workplace Relations Commission
      61. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of WRC inspections and investigations that have taken place to date in 2017 within the horse racing industry with particular...
    • Local Enterprise Offices
      62. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if the local enterprise office grant and support scheme will receive more funding in 2018 in order to allow a greater number of small...
    • Brexit Issues
      63. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to minimise the impact of Brexit in County Donegal; the engagement she has had with the IDA to ensure it secures new...
    • Job Creation
      65. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans and the plans of the IDA and Enterprise Ireland for further job creation in either counties Cavan or Monaghan in 2017; and if...
    • Research Funding
      66. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she is satisfied with the level of funding allocated to the programme for research in third level institutions in 2017; and the...
    • IDA Portfolio
      67. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the position regarding a site (details supplied) in County Kildare; the progress made to date by the IDA in attracting new business to...
    • Job Creation
      68. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the efforts she is making to bring more jobs to County Longford and the midlands in view of the recent closure of a company (details...
    • Brexit Issues
      69. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to review Enterprise 2025 with respect to forecasts outlined for employment and export levels, in view of the fact it was...
    • Enterprise Support Schemes
      71. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to establish mini business development centres in rural towns and villages; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Economic Competitiveness
      72. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the steps she will take to reverse the continual fall in business competitiveness levels and make Ireland an attractive location for...
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      73. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the publication date for the planned framework for town centre renewal; if it will incorporate an action plan to support town centre...
    • Job Creation
      74. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to create new jobs in County Roscommon. [22660/17]
    • National Minimum Wage
      75. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to recommend an increase in the minimum wage in budget 2018 in view of the prevalence of low pay and lower than expected tax...
    • Insurance Costs
      76. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of publishing a heads of Bill to enhance the powers of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board as the Minister responsible...
    • Enterprise Support Schemes
      77. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to introduce grant aid for the development of enterprise centres by local statutory agencies or community organisations; and...
    • IDA Supports
      78. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the review of the Connect Ireland initiative; the provisions she has made for financial liability the State may face; and...
    • Foreign Direct Investment
      79. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to attract potential foreign direct investment opportunities to County Wexford which may emerge as a result of Brexit; the...
    • Brexit Issues
      80. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the risk assessments as a result of Brexit her Department has carried out with regard to international trade. [18050/17]
    • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
      82. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if Dáil Eireann will not be asked to ratify the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, CETA, between Canada and the European...
    • Industrial Property Portfolio
      83. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her Department's role with other State agencies in securing a future for a site (details supplied). [23014/17]
    • IDA Site Visits
      84. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the position regarding regional IDA site visits and vacant properties; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22960/17]
    • Brexit Issues
      85. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent to which her Department continues to monitor issues arising from Brexit which may have a positive or negative impact on...
    • Employment Rights
      87. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the working hour bands which will be contained in her Department's proposed legislation on precarious working practices and low hour...
    • Job Creation
      89. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the degree to which she continues to engage with the major employers throughout the country with a view to ensuring ongoing investment...
    • Income Data
      90. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on pay across the country in view of the recent lower than expected tax takes; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Enterprise Support Services Provision
      91. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the supports and grants given by the IDA and Enterprise Ireland to client companies since 2010; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Brexit Issues
      92. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to minimise the impact of Brexit in County Donegal; the engagement she has had with Enterprise Ireland to ensure it secures...
  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • Programme for Government Implementation
      93. To ask the Taoiseach the progress on the programme for government commitment, p42, to step up the use of impact assessments across Government driven by a new specialised section within the...
    • Unemployment Data
      94. To ask the Taoiseach the detail for each NUTS 2 region that is within 1% of the national unemployment rate and not within 1% of the national unemployment rate, in tabular form. [22842/17]
    • Brexit Issues
      95. To ask the Taoiseach if he will provide a timeframe and expected date for publication of adaptive sectoral response plans for Brexit; and the position regarding the progress of these plans...
  • Department of Justice and Equality
    • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
      96. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality her views on a matter (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22725/17]
    • Prison Building Programme
      97. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the expected publication date for the report of the working group on the Thornton Hall site in Fingal; the levels of maintenance...
    • Medical Negligence Cases
      98. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to bring forward legislation on periodic payments for medical negligence cases; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Education Policy
      99. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the stay back provision and third level graduate scheme is to be extended from 12 months as outlined in the action plan for...
    • Commercial Rates Calculations
      100. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if there will be a provision to ensure it is only the bar area that is calculated for commercial rates in sporting complexes in...
    • Registration of Title
      101. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the case of persons (details supplied) will be finalised with the Land Registry; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Human Trafficking
      102. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the progression of legislation on sex trafficking; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22689/17]
    • Garda Deployment
      103. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in County Kildare in each of the years 2011 to 2016 and to date in 2017; the number of gardaí...
    • Law Reform Commission Recommendations
      104. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the reason her Department abolished the right of foreclosure in the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009; and if she will...
    • Direct Provision System
      105. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status regarding the development of national standards for direct provision centres. [22784/17]
    • Forensic Science Ireland Laboratory
      106. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of contractors that submitted tenders for the construction of the new State forensic laboratory at Backweston,...
    • Refugee Resettlement Programme
      107. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the statistics for each of the two refugee sub-programmes, resettlement and relocation; if under the resettlement sub-programme...
    • Housing Management Companies
      108. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the advice she would give to a person who is unsatisfied with works carried out by the management company to the roof of the...
    • Immigration Controls
      109. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if marriages that take place in Thailand between a citizen of the State and a Thai citizen are recognised here; the rights the...
    • Magdalen Laundries
      110. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 98 of 8 February 2017, the position regarding the investigation of the Ombudsman into the...
    • Garda Resources
      111. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she is satisfied that An Garda Síochána is adequately equipped and specifically skilled to carry out...
    • Garda Station Refurbishment
      112. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the plans to upgrade Howth Garda station, County Dublin; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Garda Equipment
      113. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost of increasing the number of Garda CCTV cameras in Dublin city centre from 77 to 127; and if she will make a...
    • Refugee Legal Services
      114. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the advice and representation provided under the legal aid scheme for asylum seekers at the leave to remain stage following a...
    • Garda College
      117. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality her views on the fact that she was not informed by the Garda Commissioner about financial irregularities in the Garda College,...
    • Road Traffic Offences Data
      118. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons convicted and arrested for drink driving by age, gender, county and Garda district for each year from...
    • Penalty Points System Data
      120. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons to whom penalty points were issued by age, gender, county and Garda district for each year from 2007....
    • Garda Station Closures
      121. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Question No. 131 of 2 May 2017, when Barraduff Garda station will be re-opened; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Electronic Tagging
      122. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the use of electronic tagging by An Garda Síochána; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Visa Applications
      123. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for a visa in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Direct Provision System
      124. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the reason the residents of Mosney direct provision centre are compelled to shop on site by the use of a points system; if her...
    • Tribunals of Inquiry Recommendations
      125. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will report on the actions and investigations being taken on foot of the reports of the Moriarty tribunal; the status of...
    • Direct Provision Payments
      128. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if persons resident in the Mosney direct provision centre are currently in receipt of their personal allowance of €19.10...
    • EU Issues
      129. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a company (details supplied) can have EU secret clearance certificates issued to it; and the reason that at present only...
    • Visa Applications
      130. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a visa for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23203/17]
    • Performance Management Systems
      131. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the specific objectives and criteria set between her Department and the then Garda Commissioner that had to be met for...
    • Garda Code of Ethics
      133. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if her attention has been drawn to reports of video footage of a vulnerable person (details supplied) being circulated on...
    • Law Reform Commission Recommendations
      134. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will bring forward the enactment of statutory offences during misconduct in accordance with the Law Reform Commission's...
    • Probate Applications
      135. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if there are significant delays in waiting times for grant of probate applications; if so, the steps she will take to address...
  • Department of Finance
    • Tax Code
      136. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will include a specific skill (details supplied) in section 195 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 to allow the Revenue Commissioners determine that...
    • Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme
      137. To ask the Minister for Finance if a reply will issue to correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22690/17]
    • Revenue Commissioners Staff
      138. To ask the Minister for Finance the details of recruitment campaigns being undertaken or planned for 2017 by the Revenue Commissioners; the positions to be filled; the location of each; and...
    • Tax Code
      139. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will address a matter (details supplied) with regard to a share merger; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22714/17]
    • Tax Collection
      140. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will review the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22719/17]
    • Banks Recapitalisation
      142. To ask the Minister for Finance the third parties engaged as advisers with regard to the potential initial public offering of a bank (details supplied); the date each was appointed; the...
    • VAT Rate Application
      143. To ask the Minister for Finance the VAT paid by sunbed premises in 2016; the estimated extra revenue that would be generated if VAT on these services was charged at the standard rate; and if...
    • Tax Data
      144. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of persons annually who availed of the CAT group A threshold in each of the years 2012 to 2016, in tabular form; the total value claimed through...
    • Help-To-Buy Scheme Eligibility
      147. To ask the Minister for Finance if a person (details supplied) in County Kerry is eligible for the help-to-buy scheme. [23125/17]
    • Primary Medical Certificates
      148. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to implement a tax credit for primary medical certificate holders in full-time employment who do not qualify for financial supports from either the...
    • Revenue Commissioners Enforcement Activity
      149. To ask the Minister for Finance if the Revenue Commissioners can take a family income supplement payment from the Department of Social Protection from a person's bank account in...
    • Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme
      150. To ask the Minister for Finance the reason a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath was refused exemption for VAT and VRT for a new passenger vehicle; and if he will make a statement...
    • Revenue Commissioners
      151. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to close the local Revenue Commissioners inquiry office in Dundalk to walk-in inquiries by members of the public. [23192/17]
    • Tax Collection
      152. To ask the Minister for Finance the position relating to the application of income tax for a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [23240/17]
    • Stamp Duty
      153. To ask the Minister for Finance if banks are required to pay stamp duty on houses or loans sold by them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23272/17]
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • School Transport Administration
      154. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the way in which catchment areas for school bus routes are determined; if there is a mechanism in place to change the catchment areas if they do...
    • School Staff
      155. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a person (details supplied) is one of the longest serving deputy principals in the State. [22682/17]
    • State Examinations Data
      156. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of applications for reasonable accommodations received by county for the 2017 State examinations; the number of applications which...
    • School Guidance Counsellors
      157. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of guidance counsellors in schools in County Kildare in each of the years 2011 to 2016, in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Circulars
      158. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to a recent circular from his Department to primary schools directing a reduction in the number of school books...
    • Apprenticeship Programmes
      159. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount of funding provided by his Department in 2017 for funding apprenticeships; and the number of apprenticeships that are currently being...
    • Stay Safe Programme
      160. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the funding that has been allocated to schools to implement the child abuse prevention programme; and his views on whether this is adequate....
    • School Funding
      161. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason his Department caps per-pupil primary school funding at 500 pupils; and the rationale and justification for this. [22751/17]
    • Traveller Education
      162. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the funding provided in each of the years 2009 to 2016 and to date in 2017 to primary schools and post-primary schools for additional Traveller...
    • Schools Refurbishment
      163. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a former national school (details supplied) in County Meath still remains boarded up; the reason no refurbishment works on the...
    • Institutes of Technology
      164. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to moves within GMIT Castlebar to redeploy staff to the Galway campus and to curtail the continuation of courses;...
    • Schools Grievance Procedures
      165. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the procedure to be followed when persons file a case of bullying against a teacher; the procedures the board of management should follow; and...
    • Apprenticeship Data
      166. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of active apprenticeships which lead to a qualification nationally recognised under the National Framework of Qualifications at any...
    • Junior Cycle Reform
      167. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the status of the oral junior certificate curriculum; and the changes being proposed and implemented. [22872/17]
    • Schools Property
      168. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that total grant aid of €1,040,000 was provided to a college (details supplied) for the...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      170. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to delays with the school building project at a school (details supplied); if he will ensure that this building...
    • School Closures
      171. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) will continue as an ETB in the Carlow area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22907/17]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      174. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the introduction of the new special educational needs model was a detrimental factor in the closure of a school (details supplied); and the...
    • School Transport Eligibility
      176. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a person (details supplied) in County Cork is being discriminated against for school transport to their school in view of an agreement...
    • Schools Building Projects
      177. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if officials from his Department will make contact with a school (details supplied) in County Donegal in order to discuss and advise school...
    • Teachers' Remuneration
      178. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on teachers being paid different wages for doing the same work solely due to when they began employment; his plans to redress this...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      179. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will sanction a 16 classroom primary school for a school (details supplied); the figures his Department is using to determine demand for...
    • Departmental Staff Remuneration
      182. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of persons employed by his Department, or by public bodies or agencies funded by his Department, on salaries in excess of...
    • Further Education and Training Colleges
      183. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position with regard to a new building for a college (details supplied). [22972/17]
    • Post-Leaving Certificate Courses Availability
      184. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of PLC, post-leaving certificate, places allocated to each ETB, education and training board; and the number of PLC places actually...
    • School Transport Administration
      185. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of school transport scheme routes, including the names of the schools involved, for which the authorities have been forced to revise a...
    • Teachers' Remuneration
      187. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23007/17]
    • Schools Building Projects Data
      188. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of school building projects for both permanent and temporary accommodation; the cost of this expenditure for each of the past five...
    • Residential Institutions Redress Scheme
      189. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 219 of 9 May 2017, in view of the fact section 7 (7) of the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act...
    • Site Acquisitions
      190. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount which was paid by his Department for the Bord na gCon site at Harold's Cross, Dublin; and if the property was put out to tender on the...
    • Schools Site Acquisitions
      191. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a decision has been made to acquire a site for a school (details supplied) in County Louth. [23139/17]
    • Schools Amalgamation
      192. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a date for the amalgamation of two schools (details supplied) in County Kildare can be confirmed; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Teacher Retirements
      193. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will review the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23149/17]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      194. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to make provision for the post-primary education needs of children who attend a special school (details supplied) in County Limerick;...
    • Teachers' Professional Development
      195. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to put increased emphasis on teacher training and continued professional development for teachers who teach children on the autism...
    • Special Educational Needs
      196. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application for funding for the purchase of a tablet device for a person (details supplied) with a special educational need; and...
    • Student Grant Scheme Applications
      197. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 206 of 5 April 2017, the status of a response to a person (details supplied) from his Department; if this...
    • Departmental Properties
      198. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason his Department's land at Ashbourne, County Meath, is for sale in view of the fact that it is needed for public education and has also...
    • Schools Mental Health Strategies
      199. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 198, 206, 210, 211 and 212 of 9 May 2016, if he will clarify his reply that schools can plan a well-being...
    • Site Acquisitions
      200. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if an enforceable contract has been finalised for the purchase of a site (details supplied); if a price has been agreed; if a closing date...
    • Tionscadail Tógála Scoileanna
      201. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills cén uair a thabharfar cinneadh ar an iarratas ó scoil (sonraí leis seo) chun ceithre sheomra ranga réamhdhéanta...
    • School Accommodation
      202. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if additional school accommodation will be provided at a school (details supplied) by September 2017; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Schools Building Projects
      203. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress of the proposed new national school in Kanturk, County Cork; if he will provide a timeline for the commencement and completion of...
    • State Examinations
      204. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if there has been an increased focus upon the junior certificate application for special accommodations; if a person is not approved for special...
    • Schools Amalgamation
      205. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the amalgamation of three schools (details supplied); the status of the divesting of a school (details supplied) to a third party;...
  • Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government
    • Wind Energy Guidelines
      206. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government when he will publish the wind turbine guidelines. [22775/17]
    • Seniors Alert Scheme
      207. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the levels of funding his Department has provided over the past five years for the seniors alert scheme; and if he...
    • Water and Sewerage Schemes Status
      209. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the status of funding for a group wastewater scheme in Kilmacredock, County Kildare; the timeframe and likelihood of...
    • Turf Cutting
      211. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if he will meet the commitment in the review of the programme for government to introduce legislation to give...
    • Heritage Sites
      212. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government his plans to allocate funding to Monaghan County Council to purchase a park (details supplied) as a heritage site;...
    • Water Services
      213. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if he will liaise with Irish Water in order to carry out essential works to the water infrastructure on Main Street,...
    • Traveller Accommodation
      214. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government his views on local authorities not spending allocated funds for Traveller accommodation; the steps he will take to...
    • Library Projects
      215. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the amount of funding allocated for library construction in local authority areas since May 2016 and to date in...
    • Fire Service
      216. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the number of local authorities that are utilising the auxiliary fire service resource within the Civil Defence to...
    • Local Authority Housing Waiting Lists
      217. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government his plans to address housing transfer lists in cases in which families have expanded and now find themselves in...
    • House Purchase Schemes
      218. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government his plans to address the cases of persons who availed of the house purchase loan scheme to purchase a home and are...
    • Private Rented Accommodation
      219. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government his views on whether the Housing (Rent Books) Regulations 1993 are arcane and require updating, in view of the...
    • Building Regulations Compliance
      220. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the cost of introducing a new system of inspection by an authorised person in each local authority to ensure...
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme
      221. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the position regarding his Department's review of the tenant purchase scheme; when the review will be finalised; and...
    • Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund
      222. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government when it is expected that the first development will commence on a site (details supplied); the way the housing units...
    • Planning Issues
      223. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if his Department has sought a legal opinion as to whether Part V obligations on developers could amount to state...
    • Capital Assistance Scheme Applications
      225. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding an application to the capital assistance scheme; and if he...
    • Seaweed Harvesting Licences
      226. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the criteria for sanctioning a ten year licence to a company for the purposes of kelp harvesting; and if he will...
    • Local Authority Housing Provision
      227. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if the construction of the proposed 640 homes on the Dublin City Council site at Oscar Traynor Road in Santry,...
    • Housing Estates
      228. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if he will liaise with Tipperary County Council in order to expedite the taking in charge of an estate (details...
    • Planning Issues
      229. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the number of persons who let their home for tourist accommodation (details supplied) that have been inspected to...
    • Motor Tax
      230. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government the reason a commercial van has to be weighed when first taxing it in view of the fact its weight is already listed...
    • Noise Pollution Legislation
      231. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if there is legislation to enforce maximum noise levels in urban areas, for example, dogs barking. [23097/17]
    • Housing Provision
      232. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if large scale housing funding projects proposed to his Department by local authorities, approved housing bodies or...
    • Rent Controls
      235. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the fact that rents in Limerick city have risen substantially since legislation...
    • Rental Accommodation Standards
      236. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government his views on whether some or all of households with more persons than rooms are in breach of section 63 of the...
    • Departmental Correspondence
      237. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government when a reply will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23157/17]
    • Homelessness Strategy
      238. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if he will request a report from Dublin City Council and Fingal County Council on the supported temporary...
    • Emergency Planning
      240. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government if the national emergency co-ordination group has been convened in relation to the recent large numbers of gorse...
    • Commercial Rates Calculations
      241. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government when he will bring forward new legislation pertaining to the calculation of commercial rates; and if he will make a...
  • Department of Social Protection
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      242. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a decision on a carer's allowance will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22760/17]
    • Registration of Births
      243. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the procedure to address a circumstance raised in correspondence (details supplied). [22901/17]
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      244. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when arrears will issue regarding an application for disability allowance by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • JobPath Implementation
      245. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if it is mandatory for a person selected by his Department for the JobPath scheme to engage with a company (details supplied) and to sign a contract...
    • Mortgage Interest Supplement Scheme
      246. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if the mortgage interest supplement is being abolished; if so, his plans to replace it with another scheme; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Public Services Card Provision
      247. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a public services card will issue to a person (details supplied). [22759/17]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      248. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay; and when a decision will be made on the...
    • Maternity Benefit Data
      249. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the estimated full combined cost of increasing maternity benefit by €20, €30, €40 and €50 per week, while extending...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      250. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a decision on a disability allowance appeal will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22809/17]
    • School Meals Programme
      251. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the cost of the free school meals programme for each of the past five years; the current rates of payment per meal, child and day respectively; the...
    • Departmental Schemes
      253. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of desk based assessments of entitlements further to reviews of his Department's schemes; the number of direct inquiries with social...
    • Social Welfare Fraud
      254. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the training persons working on the anti-fraud campaign have received; the number of persons working on this campaign including those on the...
    • Maternity Benefit
      255. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if his attention has been drawn to the delays of up to a month for maternity benefit payments; the reason for such delays; the number of persons...
    • Carer's Allowance Delays
      256. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the reason for the delay in sending the file of a person (details supplied) relating to a carer's allowance claim; and if he will make a statement...
    • Social Welfare Fraud Data
      257. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of the 20,800 cases of alleged social welfare fraud dealt with by his Department in 2016 which were reduced or stopped while his...
    • Social Welfare Fraud Investigations
      259. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the details of the anti-fraud and control measures with the savings for each totalling €500 million used by his Department in 2016; and if he...
    • National Internship Scheme Data
      260. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of nationally accredited internships in 2015 and 2016 and to date in 2017, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      261. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application for disability allowance by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22868/17]
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals
      262. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22882/17]
    • Social Welfare Overpayments
      263. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the way in which an overpayment occurred in the case of a person (details supplied) receiving domiciliary care allowance; and when the overpayment...
    • Jobseeker's Benefit Payments
      264. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the reason persons on certain work schemes (details supplied) which are seasonal receive a reduced rate of jobseeker's payment during summer,...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      265. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied) regarding disability allowance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22925/17]
    • Community Employment Schemes Data
      266. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of community employment scheme placements in Dublin 5, 13 and 17, respectively, that are vacant and waiting to be filled; the number of...
    • Community Employment Schemes Operation
      267. To ask the Minister for Social Protection his plans for the community employment programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22938/17]
    • Social Welfare Fraud
      268. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to set down the number of persons convicted of welfare fraud who have dependents and children; the way in which plans to reduce welfare payments for...
    • Gender Recognition
      269. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to set down the number of applications and the number of approved applications needed to obtain a gender recognition certificate under the Gender...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      271. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to set down the number of staff employed in his Department since 2009, including temporary clerical officers and whole-time equivalents; and the...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility
      272. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to outline the other social welfare assistance a person (details supplied) would be eligible to receive in view of the fact that the person is...
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      273. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when arrears will issue to a person (details supplied) under the disability allowance scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23096/17]
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      274. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if he will consider awarding a State pension on reaching retirement age to those persons who contracted hepatitis C and were unable to work due to...
    • Carer's Allowance Payments
      275. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a payment of arrears of carer's allowance will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23114/17]
    • Social Welfare Payments Waiting Times
      276. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to set out the current average waiting times for decisions on all social welfare payments from his Department; the number of persons awaiting...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      277. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to set out the detail of recent changes to the qualifying contributions for the contributory old age pension. [23181/17]
    • Free Travel Scheme Eligibility
      278. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to outline the options available for a person not on a qualifying payment to be issued with a free travel pass in a case in which regular travel to...
    • JobPath Data
      279. To ask the Minister for Social Protection to set out by county the number of persons currently engaged in the JobPath programme with Seetec and Turas Nua; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance
      285. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if he or his Department has received correspondence from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, relating to the report being conducted by the...
    • Social Welfare Fraud Data
      286. To ask the Minister for Social Protection further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 199 and 200 of 3 May 2017, the way in which savings of €77 million were made in 2016 from welfare...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      288. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if he will clarify if, following the Social Welfare Act 1974, secular clergy can legally be classed as self-employed; his views on whether the...
    • JobPath Data
      289. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons recruited to jobpass in the years 2015 and 2016 (details supplied); the number of persons initially signed up each year; the...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      290. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of a person’s (details supplied) application for disability allowance; and when they can expect a decision on their case. [23275/17]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      292. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a decision will issue to a person (details supplied) regarding an application for carer's allowance; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Illness Benefit Applications Data
      293. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the timeframe within which illness benefit is paid once his Department has received an application; the waiting times for receipt of this payment;...
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • International Bodies Membership
      294. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on Taiwan's continued participation in the World Health Assembly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22777/17]
    • Human Rights
      295. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has a policy of asking for a report on the way human rights, including the rights of women, are being improved in Saudi Arabia when...
    • Foreign Conflicts
      302. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a person (details supplied) was recently here; and if he will contact his Brazilian...
    • Passport Services
      303. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if a person (details supplied) who has been living here for over fifty years needs to apply for citizenship and pay the costs associated...
  • Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
    • Stability and Growth Pact
      304. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the nature of the deviation allowed following the change in the European Commission's budgetary rules (details supplied); the effect...
    • State Assets
      305. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way in which the transfer of ownership of publicly funded assets (details supplied) to non-public bodies such as charities,...
    • Flood Risk Management
      307. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans and the timeframe to simplify public access to online CFRAM extent and risk maps in view of the fact that, increasingly,...
    • Departmental Funding
      308. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if his Department has received a request for additional funding for a project (details supplied) in Cork city in addition to the...
    • Public Sector Pensions Data
      309. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of persons in receipt of a public service pension in each gross pension income band (details supplied) in each of the years...
    • Public Sector Pay
      310. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of whole-time equivalent public sector workers in each gross income band (details supplied) in each of the years 2011 to...
    • Fire Safety
      311. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the fire and evacuation procedures and policies in place in Dublin Castle, the State apartments, conference centre and castle hall; the...
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      316. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 272 of 6 December 2016, if a person (details supplied) in County Kerry will be reimbursed for...
    • Coast Guard Station Closures
      317. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position regarding a project (details supplied) being assessed within his Department; and the timeframe for completion. [22896/17]
    • Public Sector Staff
      318. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when the review on statutory and operational considerations giving rise to barriers to extended participation in the public service...
    • Heritage Sites
      319. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will instruct the OPW to purchase a property (details supplied) in Thurles, County Tipperary, which has recently come on the...
    • Departmental Properties
      320. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the arrangements the OPW has with Caranua regarding office accommodation; the terms and duration of the lease of offices from the OPW;...
    • Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme Applications
      322. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the OPW will provide funding for a project (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23299/17]
  • Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
    • Deer Hunting
      323. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht how a wildlife licence to shoot wild deer can be obtained. [22681/17]
    • Gorse Burning
      324. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her views on a matter (details supplied) regarding hill burning; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22726/17]
    • CLÁR Programme
      325. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will expedite the application under the CLÁR programme by Tipperary County Council for a community centre (details...
    • Film Industry Development
      326. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the grants available from her Department for film and documentary production; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22879/17]
    • Departmental Funding
      327. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she is in receipt of a costing from Cork City Council in regard to a further funding request for an event centre in County Cork;...
    • Seirbhísí Oileán
      328. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht an bhfuil sí sásta bualadh le Comharchumann Inis Mór chun conradh Aer Árann a phlé leo, i bhfianaise na...
    • Scéim na bhFoghlaimeoirí Gaeilge
      329. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cén fáth a bhfuil teorainn íseal leis an méid scoláirí ón mórthír a fhreastalaíonn...
    • Deontais faoi Údarás na Gaeltachta
      330. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cén fáth a bhfuil Comharchumainn na n-oileán Gaeltachta ag fáil níos lú deontas ón Stát...
    • Cycling Facilities Provision
      331. To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 760 of 2 May 2017 and 342 of 9 May 2017, the timeline for the conclusion of the discussions...
  • Department of Health
    • Departmental Funding
      332. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 214 of 3 May 2017, if he will report on meetings that have taken place between his officials and officials from the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      333. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for surgery for a person (details supplied). [22664/17]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      334. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to develop a system for supplying automated external defibrillators for families of children with inherited heart conditions; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      337. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an operation for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22686/17]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      338. To ask the Minister for Health when a decision will be made regarding the reimbursement of a drug (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22688/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      339. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a bed in the National Rehabilitation Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22695/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Administration
      340. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has not received an appointment; when an appointment will be scheduled; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Autism Support Services
      341. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is a 13 month waiting list for autism services in the CHO area 1 region; the reason this is the case;...
    • Mental Health Services
      342. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that general practitioners in the CHO area 1 are being advised by the HSE not to refer patients to the CAMH...
    • Medical Card Applications
      344. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a medical card application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22703/17]
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      345. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the provision of a drug (details supplied) in the treatment of systemic Degos disease; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Occupational Therapy
      346. To ask the Minister for Health the number of occupational therapists employed by county; the number of occupational therapist vacancies that exist by county; the number of vacancies that...
    • Disability Support Services
      347. To ask the Minister for Health the employment and training possibilities available for a person (details supplied) in terms of training, learning and preparing for work life. [22710/17]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      348. To ask the Minister for Health the number of medicines that the HSE has notified his Department that it does not have sufficient funds in its budget to reimburse; the number of medicines he...
    • Health Services Data
      349. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons who have been seen at a clinic (details supplied) in County Roscommon; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22713/17]
    • Speech and Language Therapy Provision
      350. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding speech and language therapy for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22716/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Administration
      351. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment can be scheduled for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22720/17]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      352. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22727/17]
    • Disease Incidence
      353. To ask the Minister for Health the number of cases of a notifiable disease (details supplied) recorded in County Donegal from June 2016 to date in 2017; and if he will make a statement on...
    • National Treatment Purchase Fund Data
      356. To ask the Minister for Health further to the allocation of an extra €15 million to the National Treatment Purchase Fund in 2017, the number of persons in each hospital on day case...
    • HSE Investigations
      358. To ask the Minister for Health if he will request the HSE and the University of Limerick hospital group to report on the internal investigation into the premature death of a person (details...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      359. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding the drug Respreeza; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22763/17]
    • Hospital Beds Data
      360. To ask the Minister for Health the number of medical and surgical beds in use in Naas hospital; his plans to increase this number in view of the expected growth in population in the area in...
    • Obesity Strategy
      361. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the regional specialist obesity treatment centres used to support persons with obesity in other jurisdictions as part of an...
    • Water Fluoridation
      362. To ask the Minister for Health his views on whether the practice of water fluoridation should be discontinued in view of the cost and the fact that his Department has on many occasions put...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      363. To ask the Minister for Health when a glucose monitor will be made available to a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22781/17]
    • Health Services
      364. To ask the Minister for Health the supports a person with a foetal alcohol spectrum disorder can avail of on a county basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22793/17]
    • Mental Health Services
      365. To ask the Minister for Health if a person with borderline personality disorder may be admitted on a voluntarily or involuntarily basis to a psychiatric hospital; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      367. To ask the Minister for Health if he will include phase 3C of Naas General Hospital in his priorities under the mid-term review of the capital plan; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      368. To ask the Minister for Health if he will prioritise funding under the waiting list action plan for outpatient gynaecological appointments in view of the fact that to date in 2017 the...
    • Hospitals Data
      369. To ask the Minister for Health the numbers of persons resident here who have attended the emergency department at Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry, County Down, in each of the past five years, in...
    • Hospital Services
      375. To ask the Minister for Health if persons resident here have access to other services other than dental services, ophthalmology services, ENT services and renal treatment at Daisy Hill...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      376. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a rheumatologist appointment in Beaumont Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22810/17]
    • Obesity Strategy
      377. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which action 3.2 of A Healthy Weight for Ireland is being advanced; the position regarding the development, implementation and evaluation of a code...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      378. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 481 of 7 March 2017, if the proposed surgery for a person (details supplied) will take place here as part of the National...
    • Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme
      379. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the implementation of the report of the vaccine damage steering committee of 2009, which recommended a three-tiered structure of ex gratia...
    • Health Services Staff Remuneration
      380. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 239 of 3 May 2017, if the HSE instructed section 39 organisations to reduce their pay scales in line with the HSE and...
    • Departmental Correspondence
      382. To ask the Minister for Health if he will confirm receipt of correspondence from a health campaign and patient advocacy group (details supplied) in County Donegal requesting that he agree to...
    • Home Help Service Provision
      383. To ask the Minister for Health if he will grant further home help hours to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22862/17]
    • Hospital Beds Data
      384. To ask the Minister for Health the number of additional beds he plans to open in each of the years 2018 to 2022; the estimated capital spend on opening these beds; the number of beds this...
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      386. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding provision of mental health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22874/17]
    • Primary Care Centres Administration
      387. To ask the Minister for Health his plans for recruitment of persons to fill medical and administrative positions in a primary care centre (details supplied) currently under construction....
    • Health and Social Care Professionals Registration Boards
      388. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which he plans to select a practising occupational therapist for inclusion on the CORU occupational therapists registration board; the way in which...
    • Prescriptions Data
      389. To ask the Minister for Health the data on trends in the prescription of stimulant drugs to children for the past 20 years; if the collected data indicate an overall rise in problems...
    • Diabetes Strategy
      390. To ask the Minister for Health the services in place to manage children with type one diabetes in University Hospital Waterford; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22897/17]
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Applications
      394. To ask the Minister for Health if he will reconsider the decision to refuse long-term residential care to a person (details supplied) who has applied under the nursing homes support scheme;...
    • Lourdes Hospital Redress Scheme Eligibility
      395. To ask the Minister for Health if he will meet with persons (details supplied) as per their request; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22920/17]
    • Hospital Consultant Recruitment
      396. To ask the Minister for Health if recruitment for the vacant consultant paediatrician post to provide services for children with type one diabetes in Sligo University Hospital has begun;...
    • Diabetes Strategy
      397. To ask the Minister for Health the services which have been put in place to manage children with type one diabetes on insulin pumps in Letterkenny University Hospital; and if he will make a...
    • Medical Card Applications
      399. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a medical card application was closed without taking into account the second medical report that was requested by the HSE for a person (details...
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      400. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated amount it would cost to provide 3,000 extra home care packages; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22935/17]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      401. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children's disability network teams currently in CHO area 9; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22936/17]
    • HIQA Inspections
      402. To ask the Minister for Health when a Health Information and Quality Authority inspection was carried out at Solas respite centre in County Sligo; the reason the facility will no longer be...
    • Hospital Services
      403. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the provision timeline for a second catheterisation laboratory at University Hospital Waterford in order to deal with waiting lists; and...
    • Hospital Staff
      404. To ask the Minister for Health the reason there is no early intervention psychologist due to staff maternity leave for the assessment of ASD in Nenagh General Hospital; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      405. To ask the Minister for Health the position of a person (details supplied) on a waiting list for Mayo University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22943/17]
    • Health Services
      406. To ask the Minister for Health the reason school-going children are treated differently if they are referred from Nenagh hospital, County Tipperary or South Tipperary General Hospital,...
    • Medicinal Products
      407. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the Health Products Regulatory Authority supports on its website an information leaflet on the medicine...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      409. To ask the Minister for Health if he will expedite heart surgery for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22952/17]
    • Obesity Strategy
      410. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the benefits of treating persons with obesity in reducing mortality, the comorbidities of obesity, reducing disease...
    • Treatment Abroad Scheme
      411. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the anomalous situation whereby persons here suffering from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome cannot qualify for assistance under the treatment abroad scheme...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      412. To ask the Minister for Health when a five-day assisted living service will be provided to a person (details supplied) with special needs. [22971/17]
    • Home Help Service Data
      413. To ask the Minister for Health the number of new applications for home help that were approved but not allocated due to financial constraints in the south Lee area and in the north...
    • Home Care Packages Funding
      420. To ask the Minister for Health the Cork and Kerry community health organisation home care budgets which may be applicable to young persons being cared for at home. [22999/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      421. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will have surgery; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23000/17]
    • Sunbeds Regulation
      422. To ask the Minister for Health the number of sunbed units registered under the Public Health Sunbed Act 2014 in 2016 and to date in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23006/17]
    • Health Services Provision
      423. To ask the Minister for Health the health supports currently in place for persons suffering from sickle cell disease; and his plans to provide the influenza injection to all persons with...
    • Suicide Prevention
      425. To ask the Minister for Health the number of suicide crisis assessment nurses in the Mater hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23065/17]
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      427. To ask the Minister for Health the psychiatric and mental health services and facilities currently available at the Mater hospital; the number of consultants, specialists and nurses working...
    • Primary Care Centres Provision
      429. To ask the Minister for Health the proposed location for Drogheda primary care centre, PCC; what the lease and construction costs will be; the services which will operate from the centre; if...
    • HSE Properties
      431. To ask the Minister for Health the number of hospital building projects for both permanent and temporary accommodation; the cost of this expenditure for each of the past five years in...
    • Health Services Provision
      432. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated time envisaged that a person (details supplied) will be fitted with a permanent spinal stimulator since undergoing a trial in July 2016 and...
    • National Lottery Funding Disbursement
      433. To ask the Minister for Health if the national lottery grant funding has been discontinued and moved to Healthy Ireland; the way in which organisations can now access large grant funding for...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      435. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 499 of 9 May 2017, if he will recommend steps including the use of trackers, cameras and chaperones to the Health Service...
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      436. To ask the Minister for Health the additional positions which will be required in 2018 over and above those already required under A Vision for Change (details supplied); and the additional...
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      438. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the allocation of the service reform fund established between his Department, organisations (details supplied) and the Health Service Executive;...
    • Disability Services Provision
      441. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE or a specified service provider is responsible for meeting the needs of a person (details supplied); the body responsible for meeting their needs in...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      442. To ask the Minister for Health when a MRI will be scheduled for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23115/17]
    • Health Services Provision
      443. To ask the Minister for Health when treatment will be given to a person (details supplied) which is of an urgent nature; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23116/17]
    • HSE Funding
      444. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE funds emergency accommodation services; if so, the details and the amount of funding provided to each of these services in 2015 and 2016 and to date...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      445. To ask the Minister for Health the psychology services for adults with disabilities and autism available in County Wexford; the number of whole-time equivalent psychologists for adults with...
    • Medical Card Applications
      446. To ask the Minister for Health if a medical card will issue in the case of a person (details supplied) who has provided all documentation as requested; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Services Provision
      447. To ask the Minister for Health the current waiting time for an assessment of need for children and adolescents in north Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23129/17]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      448. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the reimbursement of the drug Respreeza/Zemaira; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23132/17]
    • Medicinal Products Regulation
      449. To ask the Minister for Health if consideration is being given to the inclusion of Parkinson's disease as one of the medical conditions for which cannabis for medicinal use could be approved...
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      451. To ask the Minister for Health the criteria, including financial limits, required to qualify for an intensive home care package. [23144/17]
    • Disability Services Provision
      452. To ask the Minister for Health if he will respond to an invitation to meet a group further to a request by a person (details supplied). [23145/17]
    • Health Services Provision
      453. To ask the Minister for Health the services in place to manage children with type 1 diabetes in Galway University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23146/17]
    • Hospital Staff Recruitment
      456. To ask the Minister for Health the reason there is a delay in holding interviews for the vacant consultant paediatrician post to provide services for children with type 1 diabetes in Galway...
    • Neuro-Rehabilitation Policy
      458. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide support services for persons in the west of Ireland affected by acquired brain injury (details supplied); and if he will make a statement...
    • Health Services Provision
      459. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide physiotherapy and occupational therapy support services for persons in the west of Ireland post-stroke (details supplied); and if he will...
    • Hospital Services
      460. To ask the Minister for Health the cost of running the on-site laundry service at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda; the estimated cost to outsource the laundry service at the...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      462. To ask the Minister for Health if behavioural therapy is available to children in all counties; if not, if children who have been identified as needing such therapy can have it provided in a...
    • Autism Support Services
      463. To ask the Minister for Health the expected publication date of an autism strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23165/17]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      464. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of Respreeza. [23170/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      465. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for an operation for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23171/17]
    • Home Help Service Eligibility
      467. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Donegal will receive an allocation for home help hours; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23177/17]
    • Hospital Facilities
      468. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to address the issue of inadequate parking for nurses and staff at Children's University Hospital Temple Street (details supplied); the steps he has...
    • Ambulance Service Provision
      469. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide for an adequate local ambulance service for north-west Connemara, County Galway, where persons endure long wait times for an ambulance...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      470. To ask the Minister for Health if a date for a cataract operation will be provided to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23205/17]
    • Medical Card Applications
      471. To ask the Minister for Health when a medical card application will be processed for a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23211/17]
    • Drug Treatment Programmes
      472. To ask the Minister for Health the service which will replace a drug treatment project (details supplied) that is being wound down in Dublin 15; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Autism Support Services
      473. To ask the Minister for Health the number of autism liaison nurses currently employed in County Wexford; if they are employed on a full-time or part-time basis; the recommended client to...
    • Departmental Legal Cases Data
      474. To ask the Minister for Health the amount of expenditure on litigation claims against his Department and the HSE in each of the years 2011 to 2016, inclusive, and to date in 2017; the number...
    • HSE Health Insurance Claims
      475. To ask the Minister for Health the body which is the insurer for the HSE; the amount of premium paid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23219/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      476. To ask the Minister for Health if the priority of a neurology appointment in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry will be reviewed following a further urgent referral; and...
    • Hospital Staff Data
      477. To ask the Minister for Health the staffing levels that should be in place in the urology department in St. James's Hospital (details supplied); and the current staffing levels in place....
    • Ambulance Service Provision
      478. To ask the Minister for Health the plans in place to provide a new permanent ambulance base at Merlin Park Hospital, Galway; his plans to upgrade the temporary accommodation there; and if he...
    • Hospitals Capital Programme
      479. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the refurbishment works at Millstreet Community Hospital, Millstreet, County Cork; if he will provide a timeline for the commencement and...
    • Medical Card Data
      480. To ask the Minister for Health the number of medical card applications submitted in 2016 by persons diagnosed with cancer; the number of these persons who were granted full medical cards;...
    • Hospital Consultant Recruitment
      481. To ask the Minister for Health the progress regarding the second breast surgeon consultant post at Letterkenny University Hospital; his plans to deploy and utilise the post on a cross-Border...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      482. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons on the Cork University Maternity Hospital gynaecological waiting list who have been receiving treatment through the National Treatment...
    • Health Promotion
      484. To ask the Minister for Health if he has engaged with the responsible serving of an organisation (details supplied); and the way in which its services could be utilised in order to promote...
    • Liquor Licensing Laws
      485. To ask the Minister for Health if he has engaged with the Minister for Finance requiring licensed premises to have an alcohol serving policy as part of the licence renewal process; and if he...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility
      486. To ask the Minister for Health the steps he will take to include persons with asthma in the long-term illness scheme or another targeted scheme such as a chronic disease card in the context...
    • Drug and Alcohol Task Forces
      487. To ask the Minister for Health the funding provided to drugs and alcohol task forces throughout the country in each of the years 2010 to 2016 and to date in 2017, in tabular form; and if he...
    • Primary Care Centres Provision
      489. To ask the Minister for Health the progress to date regarding the provision of primary care centres in Dublin South-West; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23339/17]
    • National Drugs Strategy
      490. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the new national drugs strategy; when the strategy will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23340/17]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      491. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to address the delays parents of children on the autism spectrum are experiencing in accessing child and adult mental health services over the past...
    • National Drugs Strategy
      492. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the word "alcohol" was not included in the title of the national drugs strategy, in view of the fact that alcohol was included in the remit of...
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Young Farmers Scheme
      494. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason his Department decided to change the eligibility criteria to the national reserve; if it was compelled to do so by the EU...
    • GLAS Payments
      495. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason for the delay in issuing a GLAS payment to a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and when this payment will be...
    • Organic Farming Scheme Applications
      496. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a payment for a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay; when this will be resolved; and if he will make a...
    • GLAS Payments
      497. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a GLAS payment for a person (details supplied) in County Galway; the reason for the delay in issuing the payment; and...
    • GLAS Appeals
      499. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a GLAS appeal application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22815/17]
    • Fishing Industry
      500. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the Brexit negotiations include a request for increased quota and support funding for fishing in view of the fact Ireland will be...
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Eligibility
      501. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a decision has been made on a land eligibility review for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a...
    • TAMS Payments
      502. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a TAMS 2 payment for a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and the reason for the delay in issuing payment. [22866/17]
    • Commonage Framework Plans
      503. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 281 of 2 March 2017, the status of an appeal regarding the appointment of a planner to a...
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Funding
      504. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide an additional €25 million of funding for areas of natural constraint in 2018, as committed to in the...
    • Hazardous Waste Sites
      506. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position regarding the clean-up operation at a site (details supplied); and if moneys for the clean-up are ring-fenced as...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments
      507. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a 2016 AEOS payment will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Data
      508. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when the final areas on natural constraint, ANC, map will be produced; the average income of farmers in the previous ANC zone in...
    • GLAS Data
      509. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding GLAS; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23126/17]
    • GLAS Payments
      510. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason a person (details supplied) has not received a GLAS payment; when payment will be received; and if he will make a...
    • Agriculture Scheme Eligibility
      511. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter (details supplied) with regard to the criteria for the €10 sheep scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Ceadúnú Báid Iascaireachta Mara
      512. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine cén staid ag a bhfuil an tAthbhreithniú ar Bhainistiú na hAcmhainneachta Cabhlaigh; cathain a fhoilseofar an...
    • Departmental Funding
      513. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding provided by his Department for works and improvements to be carried out at a harbour (details supplied) in County Donegal...
    • Agriculture Schemes
      514. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons in County Meath that have not have not received 85% of their total 2016 payment under GLAS 1, GLAS 2 and AEOS;...
    • Teagasc Courses
      515. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the options open to a young part-time farmer who is working full time outside of the farm to avail of the green certificate distance...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility
      516. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the review of the entitlements of a person (details supplied) under the basic payment scheme allocated to them since 2002 will be...
    • Land Issues
      517. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his attention has been drawn to the increasing amounts of marginal lands being abandoned and no longer being used for...
    • GLAS Payments
      518. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to parliamentary Question No. 558 of 9 May 2017, the reason a person (details supplied) who submitted a GLAS application and...
  • Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
    • Noise Pollution
      519. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding bangers on tillage farms; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Renewable Energy Generation Targets
      520. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources further to reports that the State is facing fines of up to €75 million each year if it does not meet its target of...
    • EU Funding
      521. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if his Department has applied for funding for broadband or energy projects under the European Fund for Strategic...
    • Inland Fisheries
      522. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will commence a ministerial inquiry into the decision by Inland Fisheries Ireland to issue and in some instances to...
    • Mobile Telephony Services
      523. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the position regarding the formation of a task force or oversight committee to monitor mobile telephone coverage in rural...
    • Energy Schemes
      524. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the better energy warmer homes schemes; if his attention has...
    • Television Licence Fee Collection
      525. To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the steps he is taking to ensure that the public interest is protected if he plans to hire a private firm to pursue...
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • EU Funding
      526. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his Department has applied for transport funding projects under the European Fund for Strategic Investment; if so, the projects that...
    • Sports Capital Programme
      527. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding sources for community focused capital projects which have a strong but not exclusive sports element; and if he will make a...
    • Íocaíochtaí Deontas
      528. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport cén uair a bheidh na deontais faoi scéim na nDeontas Caipitil Spóirt do 2017 á bhfógairt aige; cén uair a...
    • Drug and Alcohol Testing
      529. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the duration for which cannabis can be detected in a person's system by the technology used in the new tests with regard to the new drug...
    • Greenways Development
      530. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the greenway canal route between Dublin, Sallins and Naas, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Tourism Funding
      531. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding issued to the relevant bodies to promote Ireland's Ancient East in 2016; the portion of this funding dedicated to the Kildare...
    • Driver Test Data
      532. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of driving instructors currently working at the Tralee and Killarney test centres, respectively; and if he will make a...
    • Fáilte Ireland
      533. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to extend the opening period of Cahir tourist office in view of its importance for the local economy; and if he will make a...
    • Swimming Pool Programme Status
      534. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding a date for the opening of the swimming pool in Dunmanway, County Cork, in view of the fact that it was due to open...
    • Greenways Development
      536. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has received a request from Waterford City and County Council for the development of the greenway in County Waterford; if so, the...
    • Public Transport Initiatives
      538. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to plans to move the train station in Waterford city to the north quays to facilitate the development of...
    • Road Projects Contracts
      540. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of contractors that submitted tenders for the monitoring of the M7 bypass upgrade, Oberstown interchange and Sallins bypass...
    • Rail Services Provision
      541. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will include the electrification of the Maynooth and Kildare rail lines as outlined in the DART expansion programme in his...
    • Driver Licences Applications
      542. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the options open to a person aged 90 years of age whose driving licence expired in April 2017; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Driver Licences
      543. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to an issue regarding applications to the National Driver Licence Service whereby an administrative error...
    • Sports Funding
      544. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the Sligo municipal district of Sligo County Council, at its meeting on 24 April 2017,...
    • Driver Licences Renewals
      545. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason it is it not possible for persons in County Kerry to renew their licences in their local post office (details supplied); and...
    • Public Bike Schemes
      546. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider extending the Dublin bike scheme from the twelfth lock in Castleknock to Maynooth; and if he will make a statement on...
    • National Transport Authority Remit
      547. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to give the NTA powers to regulate motorised or battery powered rickshaws. [22912/17]
    • Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation
      548. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the strategy to underpin the development, funding and promotion of greenways has been developed in quarter 2 of 2017 as was promised...
    • Taxi Regulations
      549. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the review of the small public service vehicle driver licensing framework has been carried out; when the findings will be published;...
    • Regional Road Network
      550. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the scope for increased investment in regional roads, in view of the review of the capital investment plan 2016 to 2021, as outlined...
    • Driver Safety
      551. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to reduce the incidence of the number of learner drivers driving unaccompanied; his views on the impact that this has on their...
    • National Transport Authority Administration
      552. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the recommendation of the Mahon tribunal that there be an independent appointments board to appoint members of National...
    • Local Improvement Scheme Funding
      553. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide funding to local authorities specifically for local improvement schemes in view of the fact that the current level of...
    • Driver Test Waiting Lists
      554. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of a driving test for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23124/17]
    • Motor Insurance
      555. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that car owners are being quoted outlandish amounts to insure cars that are 15 years old or...
    • Tourism Promotion
      556. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to develop and guarantee the long-term future of Arranmore lighthouse in County Donegal as a tourist attraction; the assistance...
    • Aviation Industry Regulations
      557. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will regulate the use of drones particularly in private spaces; the way in which the existing laws are being implemented; and if he...
    • Olympic Games Ticketing Arrangements
      558. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he expects the inquiry into the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games ticketing scandal to publish its findings; and if he will make a...
    • Sports Capital Programme Applications
      559. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the sports capital grant awards will be announced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23220/17]
    • Aviation Policy
      560. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has advocated for or made official representations at national or EU level for aviation to be included in the transitional...
    • Sports Capital Programme Applications
      566. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when applicants for the sports capital grant 2017 will find out if they have been successful in their application or not; the timeframe...
    • Road Projects
      567. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will ensure that the N72 from Mallow to Killarney is upgraded; if his attention has been drawn to the increasing volumes of...
    • Road Signage
      569. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will request Transport Infrastructure Ireland to include the village of Castleconnell in the existing signage at junction 27...
    • Sports Funding
      570. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the way in which funding for high performance sport is calculated and allocated to the various sporting bodies. [23296/17]
    • Sport Ireland
      571. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the policies and incentives in place to help various sporting bodies attract and retain high performance directors; and if he will make a...
    • Dublin Bus Services
      572. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if there are plans by Dublin Bus to remove or downgrade their services in and from Larkhill, Whitehall and Santry. [23345/17]
    • Bus Services
      573. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the process of putting out to tender 10% of Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann routes is completed; and if so, the outcome of that...
    • Road Projects
      574. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the timeframe for the completion of works on the N2 Corracrin to Emyvale road; the amount which has been set aside for phase three works;...
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
    • EU Directives
      576. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if EU Directive 2014/104/EU has been implemented here; if not, when it will be implemented; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Work Permits Eligibility
      577. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if flexibility exists regarding the immigration requirement for sponsorship of a €30,000 minimum salary following a transition...
    • Work Permits Applications
      578. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she will review a decision to disallow an application for an employment permit by a person (details supplied). [23239/17]
    • Employment Rights
      579. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the efforts that have been made and are currently being made to ensure that the employee rights of secular clergy are protected under...
    • Arms Trade
      580. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the value of any arms trade that Irish companies have with Israel; the projected value for same in 2017; and if she will make a...
    • IDA Portfolio
      581. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of vacant IDA properties in each county from the most recent data available, in tabular form; and if she will make a...
    • EU Directives
      582. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if section 363 of the Companies Act 2014 complies with the objectives of recital 43 in EU Directive 2013/34/EU (details supplied); if...
    • Community Enterprise Centres
      583. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department has researched the provision of mini business development centres in rural villages; and if she will make a...
    • Trade Data
      584. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department or State agencies under her aegis have completed an analysis on business trade since the Brexit vote in June 2016;...
    • Manufacturing Sector
      585. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the progress she has made in securing a replacement manufacturing industry for a site (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Properties
      586. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the proposed sale of Enterprise Ireland's 32% shareholding in a studio (details supplied); if her attention has been...
    • Brexit Issues
      587. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she will report on the Government publication, Ireland and the negotiations on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union, and in...
    • Joint Labour Committees
      588. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on correspondence (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22950/17]
    • Employment Rights
      589. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation when the report her Department has requested the Workplace Relations Commission to prepare for a code of practice under section 42 of...
    • Trade Strategy
      590. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she continues to emphasise the importance of the need to establish the benefit of the Single Market in every respect for the island...
    • Research Funding
      591. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the PRTLI programme; if she has satisfied herself that the current funding is sufficient and well structured; and if she...
    • Job Losses
      592. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department has been notified of proposed redundancies at a company (details supplied). [23063/17]
    • Job Creation
      593. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent to which her Department proposes to distribute jobs throughout the economy on a regional basis to facilitate a balanced...
    • Foreign Direct Investment
      594. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the degree to which she and her Department continue to be reassured regarding the protection of jobs arising from foreign direct...
    • Brexit Issues
      595. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent to which she has managed to secure assurances throughout the EU and beyond regarding the need for expanded market access...
    • Job Creation
      596. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent to which innovation and technology is likely to feature in the creation of indigenous jobs throughout the country in the...
    • Job Creation Data
      597. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of new jobs created in the manufacturing sector in the past 12 months; her targets in this regard over the next two years;...
    • Knowledge Development Box
      598. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she has satisfied herself the full benefits from the knowledge development box remain available to the economy; and if she will...
    • Brexit Issues
      599. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent to which she continues to engage with investment and job creation interests in Northern Ireland with a view to maintaining...
    • Job Creation
      600. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent to which she has identified infrastructural deficits in various areas throughout the country which might impede industrial...
    • Enterprise Support Services Provision
      601. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent of funding and financial supports available for a small business with fewer than ten employees; and if she will make a...
    • Economic Competitiveness
      602. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent to which Ireland remains an attractive and competitive location for inward and indigenous investment likely to lead to job...
    • Work Permits Eligibility
      603. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she has had discussions with the Minister for Finance about the special assignee relief programme, SARP, and specifically about the...
  • Department of Children and Youth Affairs
    • Counselling Services Provision
      604. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her views on a matter (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22728/17]
    • School Attendance Data
      605. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 264 of 4 May 2017, her views on whether it would not be worthwhile to compile non-attendance rates...
    • Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries
      606. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will elaborate on the advice sought from the Attorney General in relation to her press release on 16 September 2016; and if she will...
    • Inter-Country Adoptions
      607. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will commence the Haiti international adoption programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22790/17]
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      608. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 1435 of 2 May 2017, if she will address further queries raised in correspondence (details supplied);...
    • Freedom of Information Requests
      609. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason a freedom of information, FOI, request submitted on 14 February 2017 in the name of a person (details supplied) has not been...
    • Foster Care Supports
      610. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 708 of 15 November 2016, her plans to open a residential unit in County Donegal for foster children;...
  • Department of Defence
    • Defence Forces Personnel Data
      611. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Question No. 1476 of 2 May 2017, if he will reconcile this with his answer to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 1474 and...
    • Defence Forces Remuneration
      614. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of Permanent Defence Forces members who earned a basic pay, without military service allowance, of less than €24,518 per annum...
    • Naval Service Operations
      616. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of search and humanitarian operations undertaken by the Naval Service in the Mediterranean Sea from May 2015 and to date in May...
    • Workplace Relations Commission
      617. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence when he will provide the information requested in Parliamentary Question No. 822 of 11 April 2017; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Defence Forces Properties
      618. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if his attention has been drawn to the significant challenges in the conservation of the Curragh, County Kildare; the measures his Department is...