Written answers

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

  • Department of Rural and Community Development
    • Action Plan for Rural Development
      56. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of the work of the Action Plan for Rural Development specifically relating to the rollout of broadband and the...
    • Leader Programmes Funding
      57. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the funding provided in 2017 for the County Monaghan Leader programme; the value of the drawdown of this funding by the end of 2017;...
    • Dog Breeding Industry
      58. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his Department will review dog licensing and breeding legislation in view of a similar review now under way in the UK to provide...
    • Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme
      59. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans and allocations for the continuation of the SICAP programme. [1697/18]
    • Dormant Accounts Fund
      60. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the average net annual inflow of funds into the Dormant Accounts Fund over the past five years; the amount of unallocated funds in the...
    • Charities Regulation
      61. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he has met with or plans to meet with the members of the Charities Regulatory Authority; his views on the regulation of charity; his...
    • Dormant Accounts Fund
      62. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he will report on the applications to the Dormant Accounts Fund in 2017; the amount of funding disbursed; the number of projects and...
    • National Planning Framework
      63. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his Department has made a submission on the draft national planning framework; if so, the general focus of the submission; if the...
    • Banking Sector
      64. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his attention has been drawn to recent publicity regarding an organisation's (details supplied) work here in relation to the...
    • Local Improvement Scheme
      65. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the position regarding the local improvement scheme to local authorities throughout the country; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Action Plan for Rural Development
      66. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he will report on the development of the Atlantic economic corridor; the work, including meetings, that have taken place since the...
    • Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme
      69. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the funding stream that would be suitable for the upgrading of the surface of the Royal Canal towpath from the western end of Mullingar...
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      70. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the town and village programme allocations for 2017; and if he plans to continue with the scheme in 2018. [1485/18]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      71. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the steps he will take to ensure a full spend of all the funds provided in the 2018 Estimate in 2018; and if he will make a statement...
    • CLÁR Programme
      72. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extra measures it is planned to roll out under the CLÁR programme in 2018; his plans to introduce a measure to support group...
    • Community Development Initiatives
      73. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the criteria for grant aid under the community facilities scheme. [1698/18]
    • Leader Programmes Funding
      75. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the funding provided in 2017 for the County Cavan Leader programme; the value of the drawdown of this funding by the end of 2017; and...
    • Dormant Accounts Fund
      77. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his views on the recommendation that credit unions be brought under the aegis of the Dormant Accounts Fund; and if he will make a...
  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • Departmental Strategies
      78. To ask the Taoiseach if work has officially commenced on developing a comprehensive roadmap to double Ireland's global footprint; and if so, the expected date this work will be completed and...
    • Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements
      79. To ask the Taoiseach if he has met with the religious leaders recently. [1385/18]
    • Cabinet Committee Meetings
      80. To ask the Taoiseach when Cabinet committee C - European Union including Brexit - last met; and when the committee will next meet. [1386/18]
    • Government Information Service
      82. To ask the Taoiseach the Government initiatives in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness on regulatory changes and public consultations that involved...
    • Departmental Legal Cases Data
      85. To ask the Taoiseach the number of extant legal proceedings to which the Attorney General is a party or a notice party in which the constitutional validity or consistency of an enactment has...
    • Commencement of Legislation
      86. To ask the Taoiseach the Acts or parts of Acts awaiting commencement within his area of statutory responsibility; and the reason for the delay in commencement in each case. [54430/17]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      87. To ask the Taoiseach the level of expenditure by his Department or organisations under the aegis of his Department from 1 January 2017 to date on photography, advertising, communications...
    • Brexit Negotiations
      89. To ask the Taoiseach if he will report on the planned meetings of Brexit sherpas in 2018. [54450/17]
    • Central Statistics Office Reports
      90. To ask the Taoiseach when the CSO will be in a position to publish figures bringing crime statistics up to date. [54451/17]
    • Consultancy Contracts Data
      91. To ask the Taoiseach the external consultant reports commissioned by his Department since March 2011; the costs per report; the company involved in each case; the title of each report; and...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      92. To ask the Taoiseach the photography costs for his Department in each year since March 2011, inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the list of occasions for which...
    • Public Relations Contracts Data
      93. To ask the Taoiseach the use of external public relations firms employed by his Department in each year since March 2011; the list of uses of the external public relations firm; and the...
    • Departmental Properties
      95. To ask the Taoiseach the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of his Department by square footage for...
    • Departmental Reform
      96. To ask the Taoiseach if he has spoken to the Minister for Justice and Equality regarding the external group to be appointed to oversee reform of the Department of Justice and Equality. [1465/18]
    • Strategic Communications Unit
      98. To ask the Taoiseach the number of departmental campaigns the strategic communications unit is managing; and the budgets for same. [1467/18]
    • Cabinet Committee Meetings
      101. To ask the Taoiseach if Cabinet committee E on health has met recently. [1470/18]
    • Legislative Programme
      102. To ask the Taoiseach the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff required and if this process was carried...
    • Citizens Assembly
      103. To ask the Taoiseach the costs incurred by the Citizens' Assembly; and the remuneration levels of paid members. [1751/18]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      104. To ask the Taoiseach the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1864/18]
    • Departmental Communications
      105. To ask the Taoiseach if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that is applied to the monitoring of...
  • Department of Defence
    • Ministerial Travel
      106. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the use his Department has made of the Government jet since coming into office. [54490/17]
    • Defence Forces Pensions
      108. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Question No. 47 of 12 December 2017, if the issue of supplementary pension changes for post-2013 recruits was brought...
    • Defence Forces Funding
      109. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the increased defence expenditure committed to by Ireland under PESCO has been factored into the State's capacity to fund longer-term...
    • Defence Forces Medicinal Products
      113. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the qualifications of the medical experts consulted as part of the work of the working group on Lariam; and the medical qualifications of...
    • Departmental Funding
      114. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking the repeal of...
    • Civil Defence
      115. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the amount of funding allocated to the Civil Defence in the national budget in the past five years, in tabular form. [54986/17]
    • Defence Forces Remuneration
      123. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if money owed to Army personnel for carrying out 24-hour duties will be issued as soon as possible in view of the fact that in many cases this...
    • Air Corps
      124. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the dates since 2000 of mandatory drugs testing carried out at the Air Corps, Casement Aerodrome; and the initials of surnames tested on each...
    • Defence Forces Recruitment
      125. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the expected number of recruits who will be taken into the Defence Forces in 2018. [55190/17]
    • Departmental Properties
      126. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of his Department...
    • Legislative Programme
      127. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff required and if...
    • Naval Service
      128. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his plans for investment in infrastructure at the naval base in Haulbowline in 2018; the investment for each project; and if he will make a...
    • Air Corps
      129. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his plans for investment in infrastructure in Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, in 2018; the investment for each project; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      130. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1854/18]
    • Departmental Communications
      131. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that is...
    • Government Information Service
      132. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the Government's initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of regulatory changes...
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • European Council Meetings
      133. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has spoken at EU Council meetings recently regarding the need for EU reform; and his priorities on same. [1471/18]
    • Ministerial Meetings
      134. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on his meeting with Mr. Michel Barnier on 12 December 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54381/17]
    • Human Rights Cases
      135. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the situation in Urabá, Colombia, in which persons (details supplied) have been killed in the past...
    • Departmental Funding
      136. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking the repeal...
    • Ministerial Communications
      137. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when he last used a private email address for Brexit related information. [54907/17]
    • Passport Applications
      138. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade further to Parliamentary Question No. 128 of 5 December 2017, if a baptismal certificate is sufficient for a person who wishes to apply for...
    • Departmental Properties
      139. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of his...
    • Climate Change Policy
      140. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the amount of funding his Department is providing to the green climate fund in 2018; if this is his Department's only contribution to...
    • Human Rights Cases
      141. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has raised the detention of a person (details supplied) with the Israeli authorities. [1331/18]
    • Ministerial Travel
      143. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on his recent trip to the Middle East; the meetings that he attended; the issues that were discussed; and if he will make...
    • European Parliament Elections
      144. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he or his Department has been informed by Mr. Donald Tusk or his offices regarding a consultation process on possible changes to European...
    • Northern Ireland
      146. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on recent efforts to re-establish the Executive in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1501/18]
    • United Nations
      147. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of Ireland's efforts to gain a seat on the UN Security Council; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1502/18]
    • EU Issues
      148. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of recent EU efforts to address issues relating to the rule of law in Hungary; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Foreign Conflicts
      150. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of the situation in Syria and recent European Union and international efforts to find a lasting and sustainable solution to the...
    • Overseas Development Aid Expenditure
      151. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if a review is currently under way on Ireland's overseas development aid and the 0.7% gross national product target; the meetings held and...
    • Departmental Projects
      152. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if Brexit-related research is under way in his Department; if so, the research under way; if his Department will publish the research and...
    • Consular Services Data
      153. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of staff working in Irish embassies and consulates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1508/18]
    • Overseas Development Aid Data
      154. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the cost of reaching the 0.7% overseas development aid gross national product target from its current base of approximately 0.3% in...
    • Emigrant Support Services
      155. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the current expenditure on the emigrant support programme; the full-year cost of increasing expenditure by 5%, 10%, 15% and 20%; and if he...
    • Overseas Development Aid Expenditure
      156. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the current expenditure on the trust fund for Africa; the full-year cost of increasing expenditure by 5%, 10%, 15% and 20%; and if he will...
    • Consular Services Data
      157. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the full-year cost of running an embassy and a consulate, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1513/18]
    • Passport Services
      158. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of staff employed in passport offices and in the passport online service; the cost of running the passport service; and if he...
    • Peace and Reconciliation Programme
      159. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the expenditure on the peace and reconciliation fund; the full-year cost of increasing expenditure by 5%, 10%, 15% and 20%; and if he will...
    • Brexit Negotiations
      160. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of the Brexit negotiations; his plans for Ireland's involvement in these negotiations and plans through 2018; and if he will make...
    • Legislative Reviews
      161. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff required...
    • Human Rights
      163. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on the move by the Israeli state to blacklist and ban members of human rights groups, including a group (details supplied) in an...
    • Human Rights Cases
      165. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the killing of a person (details supplied) in northern Peru on 30 December 2017; his plans to ensure...
    • Human Rights
      166. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the former president of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25 year sentence for...
    • International Election Monitoring
      167. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if developments in Honduras are being monitored (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1666/18]
    • Human Rights Investigations
      168. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will raise concerns regarding the arrest and treatment...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      169. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when he plans to meet with the German Foreign Minister; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1803/18]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      170. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit registered as disabled. [1858/18]
    • Departmental Communications
      171. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that is...
    • Government Information Service
      172. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the Government's initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness on regulatory...
  • Department of Finance
    • Vehicle Registration
      173. To ask the Minister for Finance the status of the registration process from a Revenue Commissioners' point of view regarding the registration of funeral hearses; the fees payable to register...
    • Property Tax
      174. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans for a cross-party review group on the local property tax; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1550/18]
    • Electric Vehicles
      175. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount his Department plans to spend on the recently announced 0% benefit in kind rate on electric vehicles, in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Pension Provisions
      176. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to rectify an anomaly in the State pension system whereby married persons who switch from a single payment with an adult dependant to individual...
    • Vehicle Registration
      179. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will address a matter regarding vehicle registration tax charged to a person (details supplied) in County Sligo; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • NAMA Portfolio
      180. To ask the Minister for Finance the number, extent and value of housing developments, commercial properties and land under the control of NAMA in County Galway and in Galway city in each of...
    • NAMA Social Housing Provision
      183. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of residential properties that have been identified by NAMA as suitable for social housing and offered to local authorities; the number of such...
    • Property Tax Assessments
      184. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will address a matter regarding the rate of local property tax in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Tax Clearance Certificates
      185. To ask the Minister for Finance when a tax clearance certificate will be provided by the Revenue Commissioners to a person (details supplied) in order for them to draw down a farm payment...
    • Departmental Investigations
      186. To ask the Minister for Finance the studies, research or preparation that has been carried out by his Department or the Central Bank into the effects of a significant increase in interest...
    • Publican Licences
      187. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of publican licences of all descriptions issued, by county in each of the years 2010 to 2017 and to date in 2018, in tabular form. [54512/17]
    • European Investment Bank
      188. To ask the Minister for Finance the extent of State borrowing from the European Investment Bank; the average rate and duration of such borrowing; the advantage to the State of such borrowing...
    • Young Farmers Scheme
      189. To ask the Minister for Finance the age limit for young farmers to qualify for 1% stamp duty relief. [54554/17]
    • Ireland Strategic Investment Fund Capital
      190. To ask the Minister for Finance the financial measures that have been put in place and which are available to assist indigenous craft beer brewers and distilleries. [54615/17]
    • Ireland Strategic Investment Fund Investments
      191. To ask the Minister for Finance the status of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund; and the regional breakdown of projects funded to date. [54616/17]
    • Home Renovation Incentive Scheme Data
      192. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of properties that have registered for the home renovation incentive scheme in Waterford city and county to date; and the monetary value of these...
    • Tax Code
      193. To ask the Minister for Finance if consideration has been given to an incentive or clawback scheme for farmers that wish to install closed-circuit television to deter criminals targeting...
    • House Prices
      194. To ask the Minister for Finance his Department's forecast for house price inflation in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54705/17]
    • Ireland Strategic Investment Fund Investments
      195. To ask the Minister for Finance the investments including lending made by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund in the area of residential and non residential property since its inception;...
    • Departmental Funding
      196. To ask the Minister for Finance the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his department that have expended resources seeking the repeal of the eighth...
    • Tracker Mortgage Examination
      197. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to commission a report on the net aggregate position of each bank involved in the recent tracker mortgage scandal, including the benefits to the...
    • Departmental Schemes
      198. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on whether the home building finance Ireland scheme will be successful in lending to developers to build homes in view of the fact that it has to...
    • Credit Availability
      199. To ask the Minister for Finance the reason the banking sector is not providing sufficient credit to developers to build homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54994/17]
    • Legislative Programme
      201. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to bring forward technical amendments to the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Act 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Insurance Industry Regulation
      202. To ask the Minister for Finance the rules governing the practice of certain insurance firms automatically renewing a home insurance policy and taking payment from a person's bank account in...
    • Banking Sector Regulation
      203. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to a tactic used by at least one vulture fund in which it pressures a borrower to appoint an agent to collect all rent to be...
    • Motor Insurance Costs
      204. To ask the Minister for Finance the steps he is taking to ease the rising costs of motor insurance; when he last met officials on this matter; the persons he has met; and if he will make a...
    • Banking Sector Regulation
      205. To ask the Minister for Finance the actions his Department is taking to monitor the use and investment of crypto currencies such as Bitcoin here; the way in which these currencies affect the...
    • Insurance Costs
      207. To ask the Minister for Finance the measures he will take to reduce the cost of insurance for taxis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55075/17]
    • IBRC Liquidation
      208. To ask the Minister for Finance the refunds made or compensation issued by the special liquidator of IBRC in respect of payment protection insurance wrongly charged by a building society...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      209. To ask the Minister for Finance the cost to date in appealing the EU state aid ruling on a case (details supplied); the cost to date in the establishment of an escrow account and other costs...
    • State Aid Investigations
      210. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount that will be deposited in the escrow account established to hold the moneys recouped from a company (details supplied) following the EU's state aid...
    • VAT Rebates
      211. To ask the Minister for Finance when VAT will be repaid under the tax relief for drivers and passengers with disabilities in case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Tax Code
      212. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to amend legislation regarding the taxation requirements and inheritance implications for siblings living together in the same home or at the same...
    • House Sales
      213. To ask the Minister for Finance if a person can volunteer their house for sale if they are in negative equity and have a bank write off the debt; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Financial Services Regulation
      214. To ask the Minister for Finance if he has made a decision to prohibit the payment of fees, commissions or non-monetary benefits to third parties, including brokers and independent financial...
    • State Properties Data
      215. To ask the Minister for Finance the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of his Department by square...
    • Stamp Duty
      216. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will address a matter regarding stamp duty in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55237/17]
    • Housing Loans
      217. To ask the Minister for Finance the examinations his Department is undertaking into recent reports that developers are no longer accepting the "subject to loan approval" clause which...
    • Mortgage Interest Relief Eligibility
      218. To ask the Minister for Finance if a person (details supplied) in County Cork qualifies for mortgage interest relief on the mortgage of their family home in view of the circumstances that...
    • Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme
      219. To ask the Minister for Finance if there are planned changes to the criteria for the primary medical certificates to allow children and adults with significant intellectual disabilities to...
    • VAT Yield
      220. To ask the Minister for Finance the anticipated increase in VAT revenue in 2018 arising from the increase in the public service obligation levy for electricity; the amount collected in VAT...
    • Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme
      221. To ask the Minister for Finance the position in regard to persons acquiring a vehicle by means of a personal contract plan being entitled to avail of the disabled drivers and disabled...
    • Commemorative Coins
      222. To ask the Minister for Finance if it is only the Central Bank that produces coins officially recognised by the State to mark historic events; if his or the Central Bank's attention has been...
    • State Investments
      223. To ask the Minister for Finance the value of American treasury bonds held by the State in 2017. [1201/18]
    • Mortgage to Rent Scheme Administration
      224. To ask the Minister for Finance his Department's role in giving overall financial sanction in respect of the proposed new mortgage to rent scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • EU Budget Contribution
      225. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on the recent proposal by EU Commissioner Phil Hogan to increase the EU budgetary contributions to 1.1% or 1.2%; and if he will make a statement on...
    • State Debt
      226. To ask the Minister for Finance the steps already taken by the National Treasury Management Agency to refinance State debt in 2018; the agency's future plans in this regard; and if he will...
    • EU Budget Contribution
      227. To ask the Minister for Finance the payments by the Exchequer to the European Union in 2016 and 2017; the estimated payments for 2018; the receipts from the European Union for 2016; the...
    • Property Tax Collection
      228. To ask the Minister for Finance the reason for the change in the number of weeks over which the local property tax is deducted from the State pension from 52 weeks to 50; and if he will make...
    • Tax Yield
      229. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount of money collected by the Exchequer in each of the years 2010 to 2017, inclusive, from excise and carbon tax on motor fuel, VRT, motor taxation and...
    • Insurance Coverage
      230. To ask the Minister for Finance the number and percentage of households here that have home insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1478/18]
    • Data Protection
      231. To ask the Minister for Finance if his Department has sought EU approval to proceed with the commencement of section 68 of the Finance Act 2017; when he will commence this measure; if the...
    • Legislative Programme
      233. To ask the Minister for Finance the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff required and if this process...
    • Corporation Tax
      234. To ask the Minister for Finance the gross and net corporate tax receipts in each of the years 2008 to 2017. [1613/18]
    • Mortgage Interest Rates
      236. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on whether mortgage pricing here is excessive in view of the cost of funds being enjoyed by banks; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Property Tax Deferrals
      237. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount of local property tax, LPT, liability that has been deferred by liable persons in line with the legislation to date; the number of persons who have...
    • Approved Housing Bodies
      238. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated impact on the public finances, including fiscal space, of the approved housing bodies sector being included on balance sheet; and if he will...
    • State Aid Investigations
      239. To ask the Minister for Finance the progress that has been made in setting up the escrow account and the collection of relevant moneys from a company (details supplied) in respect of the...
    • Excise Duties Yield
      240. To ask the Minister for Finance the excise returns by category to date in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1727/18]
    • Departmental Staff
      241. To ask the Minister for Finance the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit who are registered disabled. [1857/18]
    • Credit Union Regulation
      242. To ask the Minister for Finance the steps being taken to ensure the voluntary ethos of the credit union movement at all levels is protected and fostered; his views on whether sufficient...
    • Departmental Communications
      243. To ask the Minister for Finance if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that is applied to the...
    • Government Information Service
      244. To ask the Minister for Finance the Government's initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness on regulatory changes and public...
  • Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
    • Flood Risk Management
      245. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of meetings held by the Shannon River Basin Management Co-ordination Group in 2017; and the details of those and the agencies...
    • State Pensions
      246. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the reason a person (details supplied) will not receive their pension until they reach 68 years of age. [54536/17]
    • Oireachtas Members' Remuneration
      247. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the basic pay for TDs, Ministers of State, Ministers and the Taoiseach in each of the years 2007 to 2017; the basic pay that will apply...
    • Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme Applications
      248. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of proposed costal protection works at Spanish Point, County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54954/17]
    • Garda Stations
      250. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when a project (details supplied) will proceed to tender stage; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1756/18]
    • Departmental Administrative Arrangements
      251. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the dates on which his Department has issued P60s to its employees in recent years; if P60s were issued later than 15 February or six...
    • Garda Station Closures
      252. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of Garda stations closed in the past 20 years in counties Cavan and Monaghan which are still in State ownership; and if he...
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      253. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if additional flood defences will be put in place at residential housing developments along Red Barns Road, Dundalk, County Louth which...
    • Public Sector Staff Remuneration
      254. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the estimated cost of introducing the living wage for all employees in the public sector. [54567/17]
    • Regulation of Lobbying
      255. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way in which persons (details supplied) were exempted from the stipulations in section 22 of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 for...
    • Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme
      256. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way in which his Department plans to prevent erosion along the County Wexford coastline; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Seirbhísí trí Ghaeilge
      257. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform cén fáth nach bhfuil an Ghaeilge luaite leis an bplean Ár Seirbhís Phoiblí 2020; an ndéanfaidh sé cur...
    • Departmental Funding
      258. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking the...
    • Cycling Facilities Provision
      259. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the proposed redesign and or reconfiguration of the pedestrian and cycle paths on Chesterfield Avenue in the Phoenix Park, Dublin; if...
    • State Properties
      260. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 91 of 23 November 2017, the position regarding the application in view of correspondence (details...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme Review
      261. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the review of the capital plan will be published before 2018. [54803/17]
    • Community Employment Schemes Supervisors
      262. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on community employment supervisors that have retired with no pension; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54985/17]
    • Road Network
      263. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if his Department is responsible for a road (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55094/17]
    • Departmental Properties
      271. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of his...
    • Office of Public Works Projects
      272. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of discussion between Louth County Council and the OPW to redecorate the facade of a building (details supplied); and if he...
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      273. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the OPW has entered into an agreement with Limerick City and County Councils to carry out works at Portnard, Cappamore, County...
    • Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme Funding
      274. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of funding for flood defences (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1001/18]
    • Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme Applications
      275. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 94 of 23 November 2017 (details supplied) if funding will be provided; and if he will make a...
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      276. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funding has been allocated for the flood defence works at Burnfoot, County Donegal; and when these works will commence. [1058/18]
    • Office of Public Works Projects
      278. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the timeframe for works (details supplied) that have been issued with a letter of intent and a funding stream to be completed. [1293/18]
    • Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme Applications
      279. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the North Quay, Drogheda, will be included in the proposed flood relief works in County Louth; if flood relief works in Dunleer,...
    • Community Employment Schemes Supervisors
      280. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on and his plans to implement the community employment supervisor and assistants pension claim (details supplied); and if he...
    • State Claims Agency Data
      282. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount of money paid out by the State Claims Agency in respect of personal injury claims, including and excluding medical negligence...
    • Legislative Programme
      284. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff...
    • Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme Applications
      287. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if an application for funding from Kerry County Council to clear the Flesk river of all blockages has been reviewed (details supplied);...
    • Public Sector Pay
      288. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the approvals given since May 2016 for exceptions to public pay policy; the details of the employer and the nature, quantum and reason...
    • Public Sector Pensions Data
      289. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the approvals given since May 2016 for pension top-ups for individual public servants; the details of the employer and the nature and...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      291. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit that are registered disabled. [1862/18]
    • Emergency Planning
      292. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when a response will issue to an interim reply (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1973/18]
    • Garda Stations
      293. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the Garda stations in County Cork that have been sold since 2013. [1990/18]
    • Departmental Communications
      294. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that...
    • Departmental Strategies
      295. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the Government initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of regulatory...
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • First-Aid Training
      296. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if consideration has been given to making occupational first aid training compulsory for all physically able teachers and SNAs (details...
    • School Transport Eligibility
      297. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a person (details supplied) in County Kildare can avail of assisted transport. [54478/17]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      298. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the provision of home tuition funding for early intervention can be provided in the case of a person (details supplied) to assist the person's...
    • Children First Guidelines
      299. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the national policy requirements for dealing with the reported sexual assault of a pupil by another pupil. [55179/17]
    • Apprenticeship Data
      300. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the average cost to the State of an apprenticeship; the amount of this cost that can be attributed to training; and if he will make a statement...
    • Apprenticeship Programmes
      301. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the lack of apprenticeships in areas such as health and social care; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1114/18]
    • Momentum Programme
      302. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of places on the momentum programme; the full year cost of increasing the number of places on the programme by 20%; and if he will...
    • Minor Works Scheme Payments
      303. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when minor works grant funding will be received by a school (details supplied) in County Louth; the reason the funding for 2017 was delayed; and...
    • Summer Works Scheme Eligibility
      304. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) in County Louth will be assisted in sourcing funding to replace tarmacadam in the schoolyard; and if he will make...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      305. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when special educational needs organisers, SENOs, will be allowed to instruct schools to set up special needs classes in cases in which a school...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      306. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of departmental staff employed in Drogheda per departmental premises and within statutory bodies within his remit; and the grades of...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      307. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the receipt of more than 1,000 signatures from parents regarding the proposed relocation of a school (details supplied) from both...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      308. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application by a school (details supplied) for two additional permanent classrooms in the interests of the health and safety of...
    • Schools Property
      309. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if consideration has been given to asking schools to develop plans for traffic entering and egressing school grounds and surrounding areas to...
    • Schools Relocation
      310. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if consideration has been given to a school (details supplied) being located outside its catchment area; his plans to make provision for a site...
    • Special Educational Needs
      311. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the actions needed to fully implement the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004 (details supplied); and the associated...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      312. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of rebuilding works for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54422/17]
    • Institutes of Technology Funding
      313. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount of surplus or deficit recorded by Letterkenny Institute of Technology in each of the years 2007 to 2017, by year and yearly amount, in...
    • Third Level Funding
      316. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amounts allocated to each higher education institute in terms of core grant, fees and student contribution in each of the years 2007 to 2017,...
    • Third Level Admissions Data
      317. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the enrolment figures for Letterkenny Institute of Technology by graduate and undergraduate in each of the years 2007 to 2017, including...
    • Third Level Staff
      320. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the whole-time equivalent positions at Letterkenny Institute of Technology by category in each of the years 2007 to 2017, in tabular form [54459/17]
    • DEIS Status
      321. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the primary and post-primary schools in County Donegal which enjoy DEIS status; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54460/17]
    • Traveller Education
      322. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to restore the position of resource teachers for Travellers in view of the fact that they are now recognised as a separate ethnic...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      323. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding a school project (details supplied) in County Kildare. [54481/17]
    • Schools Building Projects
      324. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding the retaining wall of a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54486/17]
    • School Management
      325. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the escalating insurance premiums faced by primary and post-primary schools; if his Department has data in...
    • Physical Education
      326. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the capital funding he plans to put in place for schools to be able to effectively teach physical education as a leaving certificate subject....
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      327. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status and progress of the building project for a school (details supplied); when each stage is expected to be achieved up to and including...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      328. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address the shortage of secondary school places in Dublin 8 in view of the fact that recent communication from his Department...
    • School Placement
      329. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a required school place in Clane, County Kildare, will be facilitated in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • School Services Staff
      330. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he has discussed with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform plans to reinstate school secretaries in primary schools onto his...
    • School Accommodation
      331. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the cost in providing accommodation for a school (details supplied) from July 2005 to 2017, including land purchase, land rental, building...
    • Apprenticeship Data
      332. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of female apprentices in apprenticeship schemes at the end of 2017; and the measures being taken to encourage greater female...
    • Physical Education Facilities
      333. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when physical education facilities at a school (details supplied) will be reinstated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54596/17]
    • Technological Universities
      335. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of meetings his Department has held separately or jointly with board representatives of Waterford Institute of Technology and Carlow...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      336. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of prefabs in use in primary and secondary schools in County Waterford; the corresponding figures at the end of 2007 and 2012; and the...
    • Third Level Admissions Data
      337. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the overall percentage of second level school students in each county who have gone on to third level education in the past ten years. [54619/17]
    • School Attendance Data
      338. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number and percentage of students in each county who have dropped out of secondary education after the junior certificate and before the...
    • Education Funding
      339. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the capital funding his Department has allocated to projects in County Waterford at primary, post-primary and third level since 1 January 2011....
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      340. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide an extension at a school (details supplied) in County Waterford. [54622/17]
    • DEIS Status
      341. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the 257 schools which met the criteria for DEIS status but did not receive it as reported in a newspaper (details supplied); and the location of...
    • School Catchment Areas
      342. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of children from Wexford town’s secondary school catchment area who attend schools outside their residential catchment area;...
    • Teacher Training Provision
      343. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide teachers and SNAs with mental health training; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54653/17]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      344. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an appeal by a school (details supplied) regarding its allocation of SNA hours. [54657/17]
    • Teaching Qualifications
      345. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure that third level students with leaving certificate grades are not subject to a new grading system that may cause them...
    • Minor Works Scheme Applications
      347. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the grant aid assistance through the minor works programme which will be allocated to a school (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • School Funding
      348. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the grant aid opportunities which are available to primary schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54708/17]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      349. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a school building project (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54720/17]
    • Schools Site Acquisitions
      351. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of a new secondary school for the Malahide and Portmarnock areas of County Dublin as announced in November 2015; if...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      355. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when the next phase of the school building project for a school (details supplied) in County Dublin will commence; the status of this project;...
    • Schools Site Acquisitions
      356. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of a new site for a school (details supplied) as announced in November 2015; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Funding
      357. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking the repeal of...
    • Schools Amalgamation
      358. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if an agreement has been signed on the acquisition of a new site to combine schools (details supplied); the location of the site; when the work...
    • Schools Building Projects
      359. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the excessive delay in work commencing on a school (details supplied); the expected timeframe for the new facility; and if he will...
    • DEIS Eligibility
      360. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) can now be categorised as a DEIS school in view of a report; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54786/17]
    • Departmental Legal Costs
      361. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount paid by the State in fees to legal professionals for the purposes of defending the O’Keeffe case and other cases of day school...
    • State Examinations
      362. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when there will be a detailed marking scheme for the leaving certificate art curriculum; and the reason schools have not had a detailed marking...
    • Schools Refurbishment
      366. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if funding will be provided to a school (details supplied) to carry out necessary works; the assistance that can be provided to the school; and...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      367. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 184 of 28 November 2017, the date for the provision of the service; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • School Transport Applications
      368. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the case of a person (details supplied) under the school transport scheme will be reviewed; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • School Attendance Data
      369. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 186 of 28 November 2017, the number of post-primary students aged 12 to 18 years of age in each of the 314...
    • School Transport Applications
      371. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding school transport for persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54960/17]
    • Schools Building Projects
      372. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a project (details supplied); if this project is still on course to commence in early 2018; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Schools Extra Curricular Activities
      373. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if an organisation (details supplied) or its affiliate organisations sought or gained access to deliver its educational programmes to schools in...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      374. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the progress of an extension to a secondary school (details supplied) in County, Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      375. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the location in which a person (details supplied) can access an ASD class. [55008/17]
    • Schools Building Projects
      376. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress of the next planned phase of the development at a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Schools Extra Curricular Activities
      377. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a joint application for funding for a music generation programme for children and young persons by Tipperary ETB and Tipperary County...
    • Aitheantas Scoileanna
      378. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills maidir leis an aighneacht atá curtha faoina bhráid ag Bord Oideachais agus Oiliúna na Gaillimhe agus Ros Comáin (GRETB) ag...
    • Schools Building Projects
      379. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to carry out an in-depth site analysis for the building of a school (details supplied) on its existing site as early as possible in...
    • School Transport Provision
      381. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the level of consultation, dialogue and engagement that is required of schools and other relevant agencies, including ETBs, with bus operators,...
    • Student Universal Support Ireland Administration
      382. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the introduction by SUSI of the third party representative process (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Schools Administration
      383. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that independent bodies such as an organisation (details supplied) send resource packs to schools...
    • Home Tuition Scheme Provision
      384. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of children in receipt of pre-school home tuition based on special educational needs; the number of households receiving home tuition...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      385. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the case of a person (details supplied) with special needs will be examined whereby the person is to be transferred back into mainstream class...
    • DEIS Eligibility
      386. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if DEIS status will be considered for a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55185/17]
    • School Placement
      387. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the procedure in place for a family that is unable to find a second level place in their area; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      388. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the procedure in place for a family with a child with mild learning difficulties that is unable to secure a second level place for the child in...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      389. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the case of a person (details supplied) will be reviewed and the reinstatement of a SNA considered. [55192/17]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      390. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) in County Kildare will be considered for a special class to support children with mild and moderate learning...
    • Departmental Properties
      391. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of his Department...
    • School Catchment Areas
      392. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if there is a second level school with a catchment area that covers the Rathborne, Pelletstown and Royal Canal Park area (details supplied); and...
    • Public Sector Pay
      393. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the payment of increments in 2018 to public servants who are members of unions (details supplied) and who voted against...
    • Departmental Reviews
      394. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when the workload review regarding lecturers in the institutes of technology, as promised in the previous public service pay agreement, will be...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      395. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the supports which can be accessed by high functioning young persons on the autistic spectrum who are not attending school. [55242/17]
    • Teacher Discipline
      397. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the circumstances in which an employer may commence or cease at different stages the procedures set out in circular 0071/2014, in tabular form....
    • Special Educational Needs Data
      399. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of special education needs organisers in County Wicklow, in tabular form; the number of vacancies and the recommended staffing level...
    • Student Support Schemes
      400. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if there are exceptions to the rule that a person who has studied to degree level in the UK and benefitted from free fees there cannot avail of...
    • Disability Act Employment Targets
      401. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the circulation of a form by the education and training board management instructing staff to declare...
    • Schools Building Projects Applications
      402. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application for additional accommodation by a school (details supplied). [1036/18]
    • Education and Training Boards
      403. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress to date in the provision of the new headquarters for the Louth and Meath Education and Training Board, LMETB, in Drogheda; the...
    • School Curriculum
      404. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the selection process for schools that were selected to teach the new leaving certificate computer science subject; the number of schools that...
    • School Transport Availability
      405. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when a school run (details supplied) in County Tipperary which was deemed eligible for school transport for ten families will commence; and if he...
    • Schools Building Projects Applications
      406. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application for a sports hall by a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1160/18]
    • Cóiríocht Scoile
      407. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills cén uair a cheadófar deontas, a bhfuil iarratas déanta ina leith, do scoil (sonraí tugtha) chun cóiríocht níos...
    • Na hOileáin amach ón gCósta
      409. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills ar thug sé cuairt, ó ceapadh é mar Aire, ar aon cheann de na bunscoileanna nó na meánscoileanna ar na hoileáin...
    • Scoileanna Oileáin
      410. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills an bhfuil sé i gceist aige beartas faoi leith a fhorbairt i leith na meánscoileanna ar na hoileáin amach ón gcósta; agus...
    • Third Level Charges
      411. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason an additional fee of €100 has been added to the existing course fee (details supplied) for students in receipt of a SUSI grant;...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      412. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if there is provision for children with special needs to attend preschool for an additional year rather than commence primary school at six years...
    • Schools Building Projects Applications
      413. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the funding and resources shortfall at a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • DEIS Eligibility
      414. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a school (details supplied) in County Donegal remains excluded from the current DEIS programme; the efforts being made to allow for...
    • Summer Works Scheme
      415. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the 2018 summer works scheme; if a summer works scheme was offered in 2017; the status of same; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      416. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a contractor has been appointed to carry out works on a school (details supplied); the start date for works to commence on site; and if he...
    • Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries
      419. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the actions taken by his Department following the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation second interim report recommendation that it...
    • Education and Training Provision
      420. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he has received a proposal from KWETB for hospitality training in County Kildare for chefs, waiters and so on; if he will approve the setting...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      421. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he has appointed a design team for the required refurbishment and extension to a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Schools Site Acquisitions
      422. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the conveyancing process for the acquisition of a site for schools (details supplied) has been completed; if the site is now in the ownership...
    • Schools Building Projects
      423. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when tenders will be invited for a project (details supplied); the closing date for receipt of tenders; if they have been invited; when...
    • School Staff
      427. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will sanction the appointment of a principal for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1525/18]
    • Schools Building Projects
      428. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that progress on the construction of a project (details supplied) is going well and that a school...
    • Schools Refurbishment
      430. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he has received a request for financial assistance to deal with a flat roof in a school (details supplied) which is in danger of collapsing;...
    • Schools Building Projects
      431. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if tenders have been invited for a project (details supplied); if so, the closing date for receipt of tenders; when construction of the new...
    • Legislative Reviews
      432. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff required and if...
    • Schools Building Projects
      433. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the development of a new ASD unit and additional classrooms at a school (details supplied) in County Westmeath; and if he will make...
    • Teacher Data
      434. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of primary and secondary teachers currently on career break from teaching. [1582/18]
    • Teacher Recruitment
      436. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of primary school vacancies that existed in each of the years 2014 to 2017; the number of these that were successfully filled; and if...
    • Minor Works Scheme
      438. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure that the minor works grant scheme is maintained on an annual basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1636/18]
    • Apprenticeship Programmes
      439. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the measures his Department is taking to increase the availability and uptake of apprenticeships which lead to careers in the construction...
    • Teacher Recruitment
      440. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the shortage of qualified substitute teachers available in primary schools in the Dublin 15 area will be addressed; the efforts under way to...
    • Youth Services
      441. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education Training Board's involvement in an organisation's facility (details supplied); if there are plans to...
    • Schools Building Projects
      442. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when construction work will begin on a school project (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1715/18]
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      446. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the names of all agencies contracted by his Department to provide relationship and sexuality education and social, personal and health education...
    • School Accommodation
      447. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the lack of space for teaching at a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1772/18]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      450. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1855/18]
    • Post-Leaving Certificate Courses
      452. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address the financial difficulties facing post-leaving certificate students as reported in the recent ESRI evaluation and SOLAS...
    • Institutes of Technology
      453. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a site was identified in Wexford town for the development of a university campus; if so, the location of same; and the proposed date for the...
    • Student Grant Scheme Administration
      454. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the rationale behind SUSI's new third party representation process; and the rationale for not now accepting email consent contrary to its email...
    • Capitation Grants
      455. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he has received correspondence from a school (details supplied) in County Donegal; if the school capitation grant will be increased in view of...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      456. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the construction of a new school building; and if confirmation that funding will be included in the upcoming capital programme for...
    • Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Board
      457. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 204 of 27 June 2017, 224 of 20 September 2017 and 51 of 25 October 2017, when the eligibility review will...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      458. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when a special autism unit will be set up in a school (details supplied). [1952/18]
    • Departmental Properties
      459. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when consent and the terms of consent for the sale of an old school building (details supplied) will be given. [1953/18]
    • Higher Education Authority Funding
      460. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the HEA will provide a breakdown of the funding made available to an institute (details supplied) in 2016 and to date in 2018; if a copy of...
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      461. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on a motion (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1991/18]
    • Post-Leaving Certificate Courses
      462. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the recent ESRI report on post-leaving certificate courses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2029/18]
    • Departmental Communications
      463. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his Department uses anti-profanity software in its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that is applied...
    • Departmental Strategies
      464. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the Government's initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of regulatory changes...
  • Department of Justice and Equality
    • Work Permits Applications Data
      465. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of atypical work permits issued to previously undocumented non-EU fishing workers annually since the scheme was...
    • Data Protection
      468. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the position in relation to the application of data protection legislation in respect of data including personal information...
    • Brexit Issues
      469. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the threats or blocks to the status of British citizens living and working here in view of Brexit; and if he will make a...
    • Garda Accommodation
      470. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the funding for office space for the protective services unit for Bandon, County Cork; and if he will make a...
    • Traveller Data
      471. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Travellers evicted under PART IIA of the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994 as amended by section 24 of the...
    • Visa Applications
      473. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a visa application by a person (details supplied). [1306/18]
    • Assisted Decision Making
      474. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 will commence. [1760/18]
    • Coroners Service
      475. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the procedure to arrange for a post-mortem on a body located here to be carried out abroad, for example in Northern Ireland or...
    • Emergency Services Personnel
      476. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of assaults that have been recorded against prison officers and gardaí in each of the past five years by...
    • Public Sector Staff Safety
      478. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of court convictions in each of the past five years for assaults on front-line staff including those in health care...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      480. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of departmental staff employed in Drogheda per departmental premises and within statutory bodies within his remit;...
    • Road Safety Data
      481. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of drivers that have been involved in serious or fatal road crashes who had been disqualified for driving at the...
    • Legal Services Regulation
      482. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he has received report 1 on multidisciplinary practices and report 2 on certain matters relating to barristers...
    • Tribunals of Inquiry Data
      483. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if all documents, departmental emails, private emails, phone call logs, text messages and all other communications that relate...
    • Garda Resources
      484. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí and the rank of each in each of the Dublin Garda divisions on 1 December 2017; the number for each of...
    • Misuse of Drugs
      485. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the street availability of prescription drugs since new legislation came into force; the experience and data...
    • Garda Investigations
      486. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his views on serious criminal allegations made in a newspaper report (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Garda Vetting
      487. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the delay in the Garda vetting for a person (details supplied) will be investigated; if this application will be expedited...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      488. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if consideration has been given to introducing provisions for banks to deal with deaf persons on the telephone including...
    • Departmental Contracts
      489. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a company (details supplied) that receives public contracts from his...
    • Citizenship Applications
      490. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of citizenship applications granted and fees paid for the applications in each of the years 2007 to...
    • Mobile Telephony Use
      494. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if phone calls of this Deputy or other telecommunications have ever been intercepted by An Garda Síochána. [54395/17]
    • Legal Services Regulation
      495. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the review committee of the Legal Services Regulatory Authority will be established and begin its work in view of the fact...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      496. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the procedure to be followed to obtain Irish citizenship and a passport in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he...
    • Public Relations Contracts Expenditure
      498. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the expenditure by his Department on external public relations services in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Garda Station Refurbishment
      499. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the Garda stations located in north County Kildare that will receive upgrading or refurbishment of their facilities; when this...
    • Court Poor Box
      500. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the amount paid to the District Court poor box in each of the 23 districts; the bodies to which it was dispersed in each of the...
    • Garda Data
      501. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda vacancies at superintendent rank; the locations of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Liquor Licence Data
      502. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of liquor licence special exemption orders granted by each District Court in each of the years 2010 to 2017 and to...
    • Bail Law
      504. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the communication that takes place between the Prison Service, the Courts Service and the Judiciary in respect of availability...
    • Road Traffic Offences Data
      505. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 119 of 16 May 2017 (details supplied), the number of persons convicted and arrested for...
    • Garda Resources
      506. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the measures being taken to ensure that gardaí in Ballymun are adequately resourced in order to carry out their work in a...
    • Residency Permits
      507. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a residency application by a person (details supplied). [54545/17]
    • Garda Deployment
      508. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if 800 gardaí were recruited by the end of 2017; if so, the number of these gardaí that will be allocated to County...
    • Legal Services Regulation
      509. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the date on which he expects the Legal Services Regulatory Authority to be fully operational; when it will begin regulating the...
    • Residency Permits
      510. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the correct procedure to be followed in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Travel Documents
      511. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the procedure by which a legal guardian can establish their consent to their child that has been given refugee status here...
    • Standards in Public Office Commission
      512. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if all members of An Garda Síochána are in compliance currently and historically with SIPO requirements; and if he...
    • Courts Service Data
      513. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons here that have used the European small claims procedure to pursue a cross-border civil or commercial...
    • Crime Data
      515. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons convicted of criminal offences in County Waterford courts that were granted bail in each of the past five...
    • Courts Service Data
      516. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prosecutions that were struck out by District Court district in 2015 and 2016. [54626/17]
    • Court Poor Box
      517. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of cases before courts in County Waterford that resulted in judges making orders against convicted persons to make...
    • Legal Aid Service Data
      518. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of accused persons that received free legal aid in each county in 2016; and the average cost per case to the State...
    • Drugs Crime
      519. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prosecutions that have been brought before the courts in County Waterford for possession of heroin for personal...
    • Legal Aid Service
      522. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a scheme exists whereby a person (details supplied) can avail of legal aid in view of the fact that their case is currently...
    • Garda Retirements
      523. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the retirements in An Garda Síochána from the rank of superintendent up to Ccommissioner since 1 January 2016 by...
    • Pension Provisions
      525. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding pensions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54683/17]
    • Road Safety Authority Campaigns
      526. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his views on whether the statistics provided in 2013 to 2017 by An Garda Síochána to the RSA for its road safety...
    • Departmental Meetings
      527. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the dates and purposes of all meetings between his officials and associations (details supplied) since 1 January 2015. [54690/17]
    • Community Alert Programme
      528. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will examine a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54700/17]
    • Departmental Funding
      530. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources...
    • Family Law Cases
      531. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the steps that can be taken to improve waiting times for the hearing of family law cases before Wexford District Court; and if...
    • Bankruptcy Data
      532. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of bankruptcy cases in which the official assignee has sought or is seeking a payment in respect of the positive...
    • International Programmes
      533. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the international protection programme; and if he will make a...
    • Garda Stations
      534. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding a Garda station (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission
      535. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the budget assigned to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission in each of the years 2015 to 2017; the budget to be...
    • Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission Investigations
      537. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of investigations being undertaken by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission; the number of...
    • Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service Data
      539. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the income needed for a retired couple that wish to reside here (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Garda Vetting Applications
      540. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a Garda vetting application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54966/17]
    • Garda Data
      541. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the Garda stations around the country that cannot use the PULSE system due to lack of broadband in their area, by county, in...
    • Garda Recruitment
      542. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if there are circumstances for an exemption (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55002/17]
    • Spent Convictions Legislation
      543. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if those convicted under anti homosexuality laws pre-1993 would have their convictions considered spent under the Criminal...
    • Commencement of Legislation
      544. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the Mediation Act 2017 will be commenced. [55012/17]
    • Irish Prison Service
      545. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the reason the findings of an investigation (details supplied) initiated by a former Minister for Justice have not been...
    • Garda Operations
      546. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the steps being taken to tackle rural crime in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55057/17]
    • Road Safety
      547. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the steps being taken to tackle the scourge of deaths caused by drink driving; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Departmental Appointments
      548. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the names of the two academics appointed to the scoping group to consider the availability of data and make recommendations on...
    • Gender Equality
      549. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the format of the recent public consultation on gender pay that drew 38 responses and suggestions; the total cost of the public...
    • Closed-Circuit Television Systems Provision
      550. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if housing resident associations are eligible for the community based CCTV scheme; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Direct Provision System
      551. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the procedures in place if a resident in direct provision is suspected of not occupying their accommodation; if these...
    • Departmental Properties
      553. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis...
    • Family Law Cases
      554. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of family law cases initiated in the Dublin District Court in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Garda Deployment
      556. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of community gardaí in the County Kerry division; and the location of each in each of the years 2011 to 2017...
    • Rural Crime
      557. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the actions being taken to tackle rural crime; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55273/17]
    • Insolvency Service of Ireland
      558. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if creditors are permitted to sell on loans while a protective certificate under the Insolvency Service is in place covering...
    • Domestic Violence Policy
      559. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the timeframe for ratification of the Istanbul Convention; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1045/18]
    • Departmental Offices
      560. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the condition of the offices of his Department in Killarney, County...
    • Immigration Status
      561. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a forthcoming immigration appointment in January 2018 will be rescheduled in the case of a person (details supplied); and if...
    • Garda Deployment
      562. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of personnel assigned to the Garda traffic corps. [1159/18]
    • Residency Permits
      563. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the current or proposed residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Sexual Offences Data
      564. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the national survey on the prevalence of sexual abuse and violence in Ireland, including in the workplace, is due to be...
    • Property Services Regulatory Authority
      565. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the section of the Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011 that exonerates firms from...
    • Prison Visiting Committees
      566. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when he will publish the 2016 visiting committee's reports on Irish prisons. [1333/18]
    • Citizenship Ceremonies
      567. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when a person (details supplied) will be called to a citizenship ceremony; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1334/18]
    • Garda Deployment
      568. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí assigned to each Garda station in County Kildare in each of the years 2010 to 2017 and to date in...
    • Family Reunification Applications
      569. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for family reunification by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
      570. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the cost associated with ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; and if he will make a...
    • Garda Expenditure
      571. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 596 of 26 July 2017 and correspondence of 20 December 2017, the reason the figures he...
    • Forensic Science Ireland Laboratory
      574. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of tenders received for the construction of the new State forensics laboratory by the closing date of 20 December...
    • Garda Recruitment
      575. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when it is expected there will be further graduations of probationer gardaí from Templemore in 2018; and if he will make a...
    • Garda Deployment
      576. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí at Rathfarnham Garda station from 2015 to 2017 and to date in 2018 in tabular form; the number of...
    • Road Traffic Legislation
      578. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his Department will participate in the consolidation of road traffic legislation (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Legislative Programme
      579. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of...
    • Commissions of Investigation
      580. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if there is precedence for statutory or independent inquiries within his Department that commenced even when a civil case was...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      582. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he has received a request to meet the victims of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Crime Data
      583. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of bicycles reported stolen in the Dublin region in 2017; the number of those bicycles retrieved by An Garda...
    • Refugee Data
      584. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of asylum seekers to be located in each county; the number of asylum seekers already located; and the projected...
    • Crime Prevention
      585. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a scheme will be adopted here (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1662/18]
    • State Claims Agency
      587. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the situation regarding the maximum compensation that can be paid in respect of a person with a disability who has died as a...
    • Immigration Status
      588. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when long-term residency can be offered in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Magdalen Laundries Apology
      589. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of discussions he has had with Dublin City Council senior management regarding the creation of an appropriate...
    • Probate Applications
      590. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 69 of 2 November 2017, if that office has now ceased accepting personal applications;...
    • Gender Equality
      591. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if funding has been requested in the area of gender equality and migrant integration; if so, the timeframe for allocation in...
    • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
      592. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the date by which the Government will ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. [1765/18]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      593. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1861/18]
    • Prisoner Rehabilitation Programmes
      594. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the degree to which first time offenders in all categories of crime are being provided with an opportunity for rehabilitation...
    • Deportation Orders Data
      597. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons, other than criminals, deported in each of the past five years and to date in 2018; and if he will make a...
    • Immigration Data
      598. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications for stamp 4 status received by the relevant section of his Department in each of the past five years...
    • Road Traffic Offences Data
      600. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons in each county caught for drink driving offences from December 2017 up to 9 January 2018, in tabular...
    • Immigration Status
      602. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in the determination of an application pursuant to section 3(6) of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended)...
    • Residency Permits
      603. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the current and expected residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Citizenship Applications
      604. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when residency status and citizenship will be confirmed in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Residency Permits
      605. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when long term residency will be facilitated in the case of persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Family Reunification Applications
      606. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a visa application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1981/18]
    • Fines Data
      607. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of fines issued in 2016 that specifically relate to persons caught smuggling or selling illicit cigarettes, fuel and...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      608. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the expenditure with a company (details supplied) by month, in tabular form in each of the years 2014 to 2017; the nature of...
    • Prisoner Data
      609. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons serving life sentences for crimes they committed while under 18 years of age; and if he will make a...
    • Garda Resources
      610. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if additional specialist staff and equipment will be provided to the Garda computer crime unit; and if he will make a statement...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      612. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his Department uses anti profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human...
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
    • Fisheries Offences
      613. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of Workplace Relations Commission personnel assigned to working on the fishing fleet; and the number of inspections of...
    • Work Permits Applications
      615. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of an application for a work permit by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1011/18]
    • IDA Ireland
      616. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if there have been enquiries from prospective investors in relation to a replacement manufacturing industry for a site (details...
    • Fishing Vessel Safety
      617. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of Health and Safety Authority inspectors assigned to working on the fishing fleet; and the number of inspections and...
    • Company Law
      619. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her attention has been drawn to the concerns of small businesses on the proposed removal of section 343(7) of the Companies Act...
    • Brexit Issues
      620. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her attention has been drawn to research by InterTradeIreland indicating that 95% of companies here still do not have a formal plan...
    • Gift Vouchers Data
      621. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the changes proposed to protect the rights of persons when redeeming gift vouchers within a specified time limit; and if the...
    • Job Vacancies
      622. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department has monitored the percentage of job advertisements published online and in print media over the past two years which...
    • IDA Ireland Portfolio
      623. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of IDA or Enterprise Ireland advance factory or similar facilities currently available for occupancy in each county; and...
    • Enterprise Ireland Funding
      624. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of applications received for the recently announced regional enterprise development fund, by county; and the location and...
    • Departmental Funding
      627. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from her Department that have expended resources seeking the...
    • Enterprise Ireland Funding
      628. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her attention has been drawn to the decision not to fund the north Dublin makerspace at DCU as part of the recent REDF (details...
    • Sale of State Assets
      629. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the sale of studios (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [55000/17]
    • IDA Ireland Data
      630. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of jobs delivered by the Industrial Development Agency in south County Kildare and north County Kildare since 2010; and the...
    • Departmental Properties
      631. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by her Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of her...
    • Local Enterprise Offices Establishment
      632. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to open a local enterprise office in Drogheda to service the significant catchment area of south County Louth and east...
    • IDA Ireland Staff
      633. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the position regarding a vacant post for an IDA regional manager for the Border area; the length of time the post has been vacant to...
    • Work Permits Applications
      634. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the position regarding an application for a sport and cultural employment permit (details supplied); and if she will make a statement...
    • IDA Ireland Data
      635. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the properties owned by the IDA in County Laois; and the location of each. [1452/18]
    • Enterprise Ireland
      636. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of jobs created by Enterprise Ireland in County Laois in 2017. [1475/18]
    • Enterprise Ireland Funding
      639. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the amount of moneys Enterprise Ireland has provided by way of either funding, as a contribution to Irish venture capital sector...
    • Legislative Programme
      640. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff...
    • Construction Industry
      641. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on a report (details supplied) which states that up to 80,000 additional construction workers are required up to 2020; the...
    • State Bodies Data
      642. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of staff requests by each State agency under the remit of her Department in each of the years 2014 to 2017, in tabular...
    • IDA Ireland Data
      643. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the amount of capital investment or grant assistance towards capital works by IDA Ireland by location in the Dublin region in each of...
    • Jobs Protection
      644. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the steps she has taken to avoid a threat to a company's (details supplied) operations in Waterford and Dundalk in view of the recent...
    • Job Creation
      645. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of submissions that have been made to the regional jobs strategy; and when this strategy is expected to be published. [1766/18]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      646. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the proportion of employees in her Department or in organisations under its remit who are registered disabled. [1850/18]
    • Job Creation
      647. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her attention has been drawn to the fact that County Sligo has for the past three years been the county with the largest percentage...
    • IDA Ireland Site Visits
      648. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of IDA site visits to counties Sligo and Leitrim since 2012 and to date in 2018; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Trade Missions
      649. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to have a trade mission to Spain; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1996/18]
    • Health and Safety Authority
      650. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to resolve the situation which has arisen with the HSA and the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council to ensure that all...
    • Departmental Communications
      651. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that...
    • Departmental Strategies
      652. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the Government's initiatives in her Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of...
  • Department of Health
    • Eating Disorders
      653. To ask the Minister for Health the number of young children and teenagers ruled to have died in the past five years as a result of eating disorders. [54438/17]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      654. To ask the Minister for Health if there is a permanent speech and language therapist in place in the schools for the deaf in Dublin; and the reason a school (details supplied) does not have...
    • Medicinal Products Prices
      655. To ask the Minister for Health if persons (details supplied) in County Kildare are paying on the double for their weekly medication. [54483/17]
    • General Medical Services Scheme Data
      656. To ask the Minister for Health if there is a cap on the number of patients per general practitioner within the general medical services scheme; if so, the cap; and if he will make a...
    • General Medical Services Scheme Administration
      658. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the GMS panel is frozen when a doctor retires or resigns from the GMS scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54662/17]
    • Health Services
      659. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the unwinding of the FEMPI cuts imposed on employees of section 39 organisations; the progress being made; and if he will make a...
    • Motorised Transport Grant Closure
      661. To ask the Minister for Health the progress to date in determining the appropriate scheme to replace the mobility allowance and motorised transport grant; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Departmental Funding
      663. To ask the Minister for Health if an organisation (details supplied) has received funding from his Department or the HSE directly or indirectly for the provision of information technology...
    • Ambulance Service Funding
      664. To ask the Minister for Health if funding will be provided and ring-fenced to provide an ambulance base and staff in the north Connemara area; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      665. To ask the Minister for Health if the case of a person (details supplied) will be examined and the issues raised progressed. [54315/17]
    • Hospital Facilities
      666. To ask the Minister for Health the process for the tendering of a shop at Our Lady's Children's Hospital (details supplied); and when it went out for tender. [54316/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      667. To ask the Minister for Health if an operation for a person (details supplied) will be scheduled as a matter of urgency. [54321/17]
    • Health Services Reform
      668. To ask the Minister for Health if a person has been appointed to head the implementation office of Sláintecare; if not, when the advertisement will be placed; the timeframe for the...
    • Health Services Staff Data
      669. To ask the Minister for Health the number of assaults that have been recorded against front-line staff, including nurses, doctors, social workers, ambulance staff and other health...
    • Cross-Border Health Services Provision
      671. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated effect the UK’s exit from the European Union will have on the operation of the Cross Border directive; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Physiotherapy Provision
      674. To ask the Minister for Health if he will request the HSE to provide physiotherapy services to a person (details supplied) following their discharge from hospital; and if he will make a...
    • Medical Card Applications
      675. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Donegal will have a medical card application processed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54350/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      676. To ask the Minister for Health the number of elective surgeries that have been cancelled or rescheduled from December 2016 to date in each CHO, in tabular form. [54361/17]
    • National Maternity Hospital
      679. To ask the Minister for Health if the State will own the ground on which the new national maternity hospital is to be built; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54375/17]
    • Industrial Relations
      681. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a company (details supplied) that receives public contracts from his Department does not recognise trade...
    • Primary Care Centres
      682. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the range of health services and professional services that have been agreed for the new primary health care facility in Kilcock, County...
    • Hospital Facilities
      683. To ask the Minister for Health if a resuscitation area has been developed in Cavan hospital emergency department in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54398/17]
    • Medicinal Products
      684. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the reimbursement of the drug otezla; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54399/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      685. To ask the Minister for Health if a reimbursement will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54400/17]
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      686. To ask the Minister for Health if a follow-up assessment and treatment through CAMHS will be scheduled for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54403/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      687. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be scheduled for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54404/17]
    • Medical Card Expenditure
      690. To ask the Minister for Health the additional cost of allocating a medical card for all persons with disabilities who do not have a medical card. [54410/17]
    • Health Services Staff Data
      691. To ask the Minister for Health the number of community occupational therapists operating in the County Kildare and west County Wicklow areas; the towns they cover; if there are vacancies; if...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      693. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that one tenth of the national waiting list for gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures is at Naas General Hospital;...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      694. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be scheduled for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54434/17]
    • Hospital Services
      695. To ask the Minister for Health the reason treatment was not offered to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54435/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      696. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); the timeframe for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54436/17]
    • Home Care Packages
      697. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated additional cost of home care if home-care entitlements were put on a statutory footing. [54437/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      698. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; the reason the surgery was cancelled by the consultant two years ago and never...
    • HSE Agency Staff
      701. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding temporary and agency workers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54513/17]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      702. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children and adults, respectively, with disabilities on a waiting list with each service provider and on a HSE waiting list for a residential...
    • Dental Services Staff
      704. To ask the Minister for Health the number of locum doctors working in the public dental system in the past five years; the wage bill for each year; the number of directly employed...
    • Emergency Departments Data
      705. To ask the Minister for Health the number of accident and emergency admissions in Our Lady's Hospital, Navan, County Meath, in each of the past five years; the number of persons who were on...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility
      706. To ask the Minister for Health the reason haemochromatosis is not classed as a long-term illness; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54523/17]
    • Medical Card Eligibility
      707. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to allocate a free general practitioner card automatically to carers in 2018; the process and criteria involved; the timeframe for its introduction;...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      708. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54525/17]
    • Respite Care Services Provision
      709. To ask the Minister for Health his plans for the extra €10 million in funding that is to be provided for respite care for persons with disabilities; the dedicated respite house that...
    • Health Services Staff Data
      710. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 418 of 21 November 2017 and the referred response to same by the HSE (details supplied), the number of locums compared...
    • Clinical Indemnity Scheme
      711. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a clinical indemnity scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54540/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      712. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a hospital appointment. [54551/17]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      713. To ask the Minister for Health if the circumstances of a person (details supplied) will be reviewed with a view to releasing funding. [54553/17]
    • Departmental Agencies
      715. To ask the Minister for Health the number of section 39 agencies under the Health Act 2004; the number of employees in these organisations; and the number of whole time equivalents. [54568/17]
    • Departmental Agencies Funding
      716. To ask the Minister for Health the allocation in 2017 of funding for salaries for section 39 organisations. [54569/17]
    • Mental Health Services
      718. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Cork will receive an appointment with the local CAMHS service. [54576/17]
    • Occupational Therapy
      719. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive an appointment for occupational therapy. [54577/17]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      720. To ask the Minister for Health the budget allocation in the 2018 HSE service plan for the Cork University Maternity Hospital obstetrics and gynaecology service; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      721. To ask the Minister for Health the number of women currently waiting for inpatient and outpatient gynaecology appointments in Cork university maternity hospital; and if he will make a...
    • Drugs Payment Scheme Coverage
      722. To ask the Minister for Health when a decision will be made on the reimbursement of a drug (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54581/17]
    • Hospital Staff
      723. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a position at Letterkenny University Hospital (details supplied); if the current holder of the post is employed on a locum or permanent basis;...
    • Departmental Correspondence
      724. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 248 of 12 December 2017, if the action being taken on foot of the correspondence received has been communicated to the...
    • Hospital Services
      725. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to extend the PPCI service at university hospital Waterford; the way in which this service will be extended; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      728. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons at University Hospital Waterford waiting for stented procedures or intervention procedures in each of the years 2015 to 2017, by year,...
    • Hospital Consultant Contracts
      729. To ask the Minister for Health if an examination has commenced on compliance with consultants' contracts in which they work part of their time in HSE publicly-funded hospitals; the...
    • HSE Staff
      730. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that counties Sligo and Leitrim are suffering due to the fact that there is no staff cover for essential services...
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      731. To ask the Minister for Health if the clinical lead consultant psychiatrist for CAMHS in counties Sligo and Leitrim is only available for the service one day per week; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      732. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Donegal can expect to receive an appointment for surgery at Letterkenny University Hospital; if, in the event that a...
    • Nursing Home Services
      733. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons awaiting admission to County Wexford nursing homes; the average waiting times for persons awaiting admission to nursing homes in County...
    • Departmental Funding
      734. To ask the Minister for Health if his Department will make up the shortfall in funding allocated to an organisation (details supplied) by the HSE lottery grant scheme in 2017 which will...
    • HSE Staff Recruitment
      735. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE will employ medical professionals who specialise in Lyme disease in view of the fact that the number of persons diagnosed with the disease has...
    • Hospital Services
      736. To ask the Minister for Health the reason venesection and phlebotomy therapy is a free treatment in St James's Hospital, Dublin for haemochromatosis patients and not a free treatment in all...
    • Health Services Charges
      737. To ask the Minister for Health the actions that have been taken by the HSE in relation to persons with general practitioner visit cards or medical cards being charged by general...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      738. To ask the Minister for Health the funding for an organisation (details supplied); his plans to increase funding to the organisation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54667/17]
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility
      740. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to add haemochromatosis to the list of medical conditions for which a person can apply to the long-term illness scheme; and if he will make a...
    • Respite Care Services
      741. To ask the Minister for Health if the €10 million respite initiative funding will contribute to the re-establishment of Solas as a respite facility in County Sligo; if not, when and...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      742. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54689/17]
    • Health Services
      743. To ask the Minister for Health when funding will be available from the HSE for home subcutaneous immunoglobulin treatment for a person (details supplied). [54692/17]
    • Respite Care Services
      744. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding respite funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54694/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      745. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment can be put in place for a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [54710/17]
    • Departmental Funding
      746. To ask the Minister for Health the steps a body must take in order to submit an application for section 39 funding from the HSE; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54721/17]
    • Health Services
      747. To ask the Minister for Health when a final response will issue to an interim reply (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54731/17]
    • Ministerial Meetings
      748. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 124 of 11 October 2017, when the information will be provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54736/17]
    • Hospital Services
      750. To ask the Minister for Health if tonsillectomies are being performed on persons under 16 years of age in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; the detail of the withdrawal of these...
    • Mental Health Services
      752. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be provided with an appointment to CAMHS. [54754/17]
    • Primary Care Centres Provision
      753. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of a primary care centre in Finglas, Dublin 11; if a final location has been identified for this centre; if the provision of this...
    • Cross-Border Health Services Provision
      754. To ask the Minister for Health if a payment will be issued to a person (details supplied) who availed of treatment under the cross-Border treatment scheme. [54757/17]
    • Departmental Funding
      755. To ask the Minister for Health the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking the repeal of the eighth...
    • Hospitals Building Programme
      756. To ask the Minister for Health the net increase in the number of beds at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda expected when the new hospital extension is opened; when the new beds will...
    • Hospitals Funding
      757. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a funding request from a hospital (details supplied) has not been approved; the reason for the delay in answering the request; when he expects the...
    • Hospital Services
      758. To ask the Minister for Health the number of surgeries that have been cancelled at Merlin Park hospital, Galway since a leak in the roof of the operating theatre was discovered, by category...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      759. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54794/17]
    • Home Care Packages
      760. To ask the Minister for Health if there is scheme similar to the fair deal scheme for persons who would prefer to stay at home and receive their care there; if not, the other supports...
    • Disability Services Funding
      761. To ask the Minister for Health if consideration has been given to funding an organisation (details supplied) in 2018 out of the Dormant Account Fund in view of the work it is doing assisting...
    • Home Help Service
      762. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) can expect a decision on their application for home help. [54813/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      763. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54814/17]
    • Hospital Facilities
      764. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the development of a 12-bed short stay unit at Tullamore hospital. [54823/17]
    • Hospitals Policy
      765. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the development of an integrated care steering committee between the Dublin Midlands hospital group and relevant community health organisation 7...
    • Health Services Provision
      766. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the development of a model of care proposal for the expansion of rehabilitation services in counties Laois and Offaly in conjunction with...
    • Hospital Facilities
      768. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the development of a frailty intervention therapy team and additional telemetry units in St. James’s Hospital emergency department....
    • Maternity Services
      772. To ask the Minister for Health his plans for the relocation of the Coombe maternity hospital to the St. James’s site; the progress made on this in 2017; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Services
      773. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase access to the weight management programme and to bariatric surgery within the Ireland East hospital group during 2017; the number of...
    • Hospital Facilities
      774. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the development of the 31-bed complex discharge facility in Beaumont hospital. [54833/17]
    • Health Services Staff Recruitment
      776. To ask the Minister for Health if eight medical scientists were recruited by the RCSI group for the laboratory modernisation implementation of the MedLIS system. [54835/17]
    • Hospital Facilities
      777. To ask the Minister for Health if will report on increased radiology capacity within the RCSI hospital group; if there is a PET scanner now situated in Beaumont Hospital; and if there is a...
    • Hospital Groups
      778. To ask the Minister for Health if implementation plans are in place for the emergency department review, the orthopaedic review, the haematology review and the histopathology review in the...
    • Hospital Facilities
      779. To ask the Minister for Health the progress made during 2017 on the replacement emergency department in Galway University Hospital. [54838/17]
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      782. To ask the Minister for Health if capital funding has been secured for the development of a 50 bedded replacement block in Portiuncula University Hospital. [54841/17]
    • Hospital Facilities
      783. To ask the Minister for Health if the interventional suite in Sligo University Hospital has been replaced. [54842/17]
    • Hospital Services
      784. To ask the Minister for Health if a diabetic centre has been provided to facilitate the commencement of a paediatric insulin pump service in Sligo University Hospital. [54843/17]
    • Hospital Facilities
      785. To ask the Minister for Health the progress that has been made in relation to the emergency department surgical block in Sligo University Hospital. [54844/17]
    • Hospital Services
      786. To ask the Minister for Health the additional capacity that has been provided in Mayo University Hospital to address capacity deficits. [54845/17]
    • Hospital Facilities
      788. To ask the Minister for Health the upgrades that were made to infrastructure within the Saolta hospital group for meeting hygiene standards. [54847/17]
    • Hospital Services
      789. To ask the Minister for Health the improvements that were made during 2017 to the early supported discharge stroke programme across the Saolta hospital group. [54848/17]
    • Hospital Staff Data
      790. To ask the Minister for Health the number of additional theatre staff recruited during 2017 for each public and voluntary hospital for the purposes of increasing theatre capacity, in tabular...
    • Hospital Services
      792. To ask the Minister for Health the progress that was made in the development of a respiratory support unit in Galway University Hospital during 2017. [54851/17]
    • Hospital Staff Recruitment
      793. To ask the Minister for Health if a second breast surgeon was appointed in Letterkenny University Hospital during 2017. [54852/17]
    • Hospital Facilities
      795. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which the capacity of an ambulatory haematology and oncology day care in the UHG centre was increased during 2017. [54854/17]
    • Hospital Staff Data
      796. To ask the Minister for Health the number of additional registered advanced nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists that were recruited during 2017 by the Saolta hospital group to...
    • Hospital Procedures
      799. To ask the Minister for Health if the Schwartz rounds pilot in Galway University Hospital was completed in 2017; and when the Schwartz rounds will be introduced on all sites in the Saolta...
    • Hospital Groups
      800. To ask the Minister for Health the detail of the critical care network within the south and south west hospital group. [54859/17]
    • Primary Care Centres Provision
      802. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the provision of a new health care facility (details supplied); when this project will proceed to the next stage; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      805. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will have surgery scheduled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54915/17]
    • Protected Disclosures
      806. To ask the Minister for Health the options open to a person employed by the HSE who would like to make a protected disclosure regarding practices in their workplace that they are of the view...
    • Special Educational Needs Expenditure
      807. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase funding for an organisation (details supplied); the reason a recent application by the organisation to the HSE for funding for an...
    • Occupational Therapy
      808. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for occupational therapy will be scheduled for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54920/17]
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      809. To ask the Minister for Health the number of whole time equivalent staff working in CAMHS services in the counties Laois and Offaly catchment area as a percentage of the staffing levels...
    • Health Services Expenditure
      810. To ask the Minister for Health the costs of HSE disciplinary procedures or confidential investigations involving staff in CAMHS in the catchment area of counties Laois and Offaly in the past...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      811. To ask the Minister for Health when the omnipod insulin pump will be provided for children with diabetes under the long term illness scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Rare Diseases Strategy Implementation
      812. To ask the Minister for Health the action taken to implement recommendations 1 to 29 and 40 to 48 of the national rare disease plan, in tabular form. [54925/17]
    • Health Services Reform
      813. To ask the Minister for Health the integrated care pathways that have been developed across the acute hospitals and community interface. [54926/17]
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      814. To ask the Minister for Health the solutions found by the HSE social care division to the current regulatory requirements in order to protect public bed capacity which is vital to support...
    • Health Services Provision
      815. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which the HSE social care division has developed appropriate public long-term capacity in order that complex patient needs can be met consistently....
    • Health Services Funding
      817. To ask the Minister for Health if there is a ring-fenced funding stream in place for older patient groups, those with chronic illness and young persons with chronic neurological conditions,...
    • Health Strategies
      818. To ask the Minister for Health the action taken for each of the 21 priority actions due to commence in the first year of the obesity policy and action plan 2016 to 2025, in tabular form....
    • Special Educational Needs Expenditure
      819. To ask the Minister for Health if he will increase the funding for an organisation (details supplied) in order to employ an education and information officer in addition to services it...
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      820. To ask the Minister for Health if a home care package will be expedited for a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54938/17]
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      821. To ask the Minister for Health if there are pending ward or bed closures at university hospital Kerry; if so, the number of beds that will be affected; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      822. To ask the Minister for Health the days and hours on which the early intervention team and the school age teams use a building (details supplied); the number of children involved in each...
    • Disabilities Assessments
      823. To ask the Minister for Health the timeframe for an assessment of need for a person (details supplied). [54963/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      824. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54967/17]
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      826. To ask the Minister for Health if the availability of Vimizim will be considered as a priority at the upcoming HSE drug group meeting on 18 January 2018; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Health Services Provision
      827. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54973/17]
    • Medicinal Products Supply
      828. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE has had discussions on the provision of a drug (details supplied); if the drug will be made available here for multiple sclerosis patients; and if...
    • Respite Care Services
      829. To ask the Minister for Health if the respite facility at Kilmorna, Listowel, which is due to open shortly, will be open on a full-time basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Addiction Treatment Services
      830. To ask the Minister for Health if an organisation (details supplied) or its affiliate organisations has been granted certification, accreditation or a licence by organisations under the...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      831. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be scheduled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54982/17]
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      832. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54998/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      834. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; when an appointment will be forthcoming; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      835. To ask the Minister for Health the position of a person (details supplied) on the waiting list for two facilities; if an appointment will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Services Provision
      836. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to a recent cut to funding of the counties Louth and Meath branch of an organisation (details supplied) through the national...
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme
      837. To ask the Minister for Health the action that has been taken to implement the 2015 review of the nursing homes support scheme recommendations on the administration of the scheme, in tabular...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      841. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the dropping of the four scoliosis surgery wait targets for 2018 contrary to the Ombudsman for Children's recommendations contained in the report,...
    • Paediatric Services
      846. To ask the Minister for Health when the two additional orthopaedic consultants for Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, will be appointed; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Mental Health Commission
      851. To ask the Minister for Health if a report has been commissioned by him or submitted to his Department by an external body on or relating to the Mental Health Commission; if these reports...
    • Health Services Staff Remuneration
      857. To ask the Minister for Health the steps he will take to address the problem of health care assistants receiving lower pay than HSE staff for the same work in view of the fact that much of...
    • Health Services Provision
      858. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 239 of 31 May 2017, the status of the provision of a service at a hospital (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      859. To ask the Minister for Health when an appointment for cataract surgery will be scheduled for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55059/17]
    • Health Care Professionals
      860. To ask the Minister for Health the role, responsibilities and duties of the outreach paediatric palliative care nurse based at Letterkenny University Hospital and servicing County Donegal;...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      861. To ask the Minister for Health the number of families of service users that were contacted to take part in the ongoing review into services for children with complex needs and their families...
    • Respite Care Services Data
      863. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children in County Donegal who require respite services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55068/17]
    • National Treatment Purchase Fund Eligibility
      865. To ask the Minister for Health if cataract operations are available under the National Treatment Purchase Fund; if so, the hospitals in which it is available; the qualifying criteria for...
    • Cross-Border Health Services Provision
      866. To ask the Minister for Health if cataract operations are available for Irish persons in Belfast under the cross-border directive; his views on whether it would be more appropriate and...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      867. To ask the Minister for Health if the delay in providing medical footwear for a person (details supplied) will be investigated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55085/17]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      868. To ask the Minister for Health when funding will be provided to an organisation to enable it to commence an agreed outpatient care package for a person (details supplied); and if he will...
    • Medicinal Products
      869. To ask the Minister for Health if consideration has been given to publishing the minutes and scheduled agenda of all future HSE drugs committee meetings to ensure transparency in this...
    • Community Care
      870. To ask the Minister for Health when an appointment for the community physiotherapy paediatric service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 11; the reason for the delay...
    • Health Services Staff Data
      872. To ask the Minister for Health the number of staff serving in the north-west County Dublin community physiotherapy paediatric service; the grade, whether full-time or part-time, job...
    • Hospitals Funding
      874. To ask the Minister for Health the budget allocations in each of the years 2009 to 2017 for each hospital in the Ireland East Hospital Group, in tabular form. [55140/17]
    • Hospital Staff Data
      881. To ask the Minister for Health the number of staff, by itemised categories, for each hospital in the Ireland East Hospital group in each of the years 2009 to 2017. [55147/17]
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      888. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a drug (details supplied) is not available to persons suffering from multiple sclerosis here in view of the fact it is being reimbursed in the UK...
    • Community Care Provision
      889. To ask the Minister for Health if a long-term plan will be provided for a facility (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55164/17]
    • Dental Services Provision
      891. To ask the Minister for Health when an appointment for urgent orthodontic treatment will be allocated to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55168/17]
    • Disabilities Assessments
      892. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 336 of 28 November 2017, the reason a person (details supplied) is only on the HSE's assessment of need waiting list...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility
      893. To ask the Minister for Health his views on whether parents of children with ADHD who need medication should be legally entitled to retrospective repayment from the HSE for the costs of...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      894. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be called for cataract surgery in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital. [55178/17]
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility
      895. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that under the Child Care Act 1991 the legal definition of a child is a person under 18 years of age, excluding a...
    • Hospital Overcrowding
      897. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to support Naas General Hospital in addressing overcrowding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55183/17]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      898. To ask the Minister for Health the length of the waiting list in Tallaght hospital to visit a consultant in a department. [55184/17]
    • Counselling Services Provision
      899. To ask the Minister for Health the educational background required for a counselling position with the HSE; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55189/17]
    • Dental Services Provision
      900. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the Tuesday dental surgery which operates at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, for persons with special needs has had its output cut from treating...
    • Departmental Properties
      902. To ask the Minister for Health the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under its aegis by square footage for buildings...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      903. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55221/17]
    • Water Fluoridation
      904. To ask the Minister for Health if the expert body on fluorides and health will consider a paper (details supplied); and his views on its conclusions. [55222/17]
    • National Lottery Funding Disbursement
      905. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the disbursement of lottery grants to a group (details supplied) has been delayed; if this disbursement can be expedited; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      906. To ask the Minister for Health the status of appointments for two scans for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55224/17]
    • HSE Funding
      907. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE is making funding available to an organisation (details supplied) in order to pay for legal advice regarding the release of the final reports on the...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      908. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55226/17]
    • Medical Card Applications
      910. To ask the Minister for Health when a medical card will issue in the case of persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55234/17]
    • Home Help Service Provision
      911. To ask the Minister for Health if allocated hours of home help service will be commenced for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55235/17]
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      912. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the assessment of Kuvan; when a final decision will be made to make Kuvan available to persons with PKU; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Home Help Service Data
      913. To ask the Minister for Health the figures regarding a service (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55250/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      914. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) can expect to be called; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55254/17]
    • Health Services Funding
      915. To ask the Minister for Health if there are grants or rebate schemes to help persons diagnosed with COPD with the cost of running some of the oxygen machines and other electrical appliances...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      916. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a device for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55266/17]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      917. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55268/17]
    • Medical Card Eligibility
      918. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the issuing of general practitioner card to carers; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
      919. To ask the Minister for Health if he will request the PHECC and the HSA to meet with non-recognised institutions or instructors for first-aid training in order to resolve the ongoing...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      921. To ask the Minister for Health the timing of a person's (details supplied) transition from nursing home care in Newcastle West, County Limerick, through a six-week trial in a...
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Administration
      923. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the rule of the fair deal scheme to cap at three years the assets of persons and small business owners; when he expects it to be implemented; the...
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      924. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 375 of 21 November 2017, his plans for a national forensic mental health ICRU to be constructed in the south east; and if...
    • Health Care Infrastructure Provision
      926. To ask the Minister for Health the amount of capital funding that has been allocated for the national forensic mental health hospital in each of the years 2015 to 2018; the total amount...
    • HSE Data
      927. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 333 of 14 December 2017, the overpayments identified in 2017 and to date in 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Dental Services Provision
      928. To ask the Minister for Health the reason children in second and sixth classes nationally will be called back for dental checks and not all primary and secondary school-going children; if...
    • HSE Staff Data
      929. To ask the Minister for Health the number of HSE employees written to in 2017 regarding an overpayment of wages and salaries in each of the years 2004 to 2007; the number of employees in...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      930. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1003/18]
    • Departmental Correspondence
      931. To ask the Minister for Health if a reply will issue to representations submitted on behalf of a person (details supplied); the reason a response has not issued; and if he will make a...
    • Respite Care Services
      932. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a full-time medical officer is required at a facility (details supplied) in County Cork in order to carry out its full-time respite care services in...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility
      933. To ask the Minister for Health the reason those who suffer from haemochromatosis who do not have a medical card must pay €80 for each hospital visit to have blood removed in view of...
    • Hospitals Building Programme
      934. To ask the Minister for Health the development plans for the accident and emergency facility at Mayo University Hospital; if a modular extension is planned for 2018; when a permanent...
    • Nursing Home Services
      935. To ask the Minister for Health the reason nursing homes caring for elderly clergy are not subject to the same regulations as all other nursing homes; and his plans for same. [1014/18]
    • Dental Services Provision
      936. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a dental clinic (details supplied); the measures being taken to continue to provide dental services and speech and language therapy for the...
    • Hospital Admissions
      937. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding hospital admissions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1017/18]
    • Hospitals Building Programme
      939. To ask the Minister for Health the reason there is no reference to the promised 96-bed unit for University Hospital Limerick in the capital infrastructure section of the HSE 2018 national...
    • Hospital Overcrowding
      940. To ask the Minister for Health the interim arrangements planned to address the shortage of beds in the mid-west that is contributing to University Hospital Limerick having the highest number...
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      941. To ask the Minister for Health if further home care hours will be provided for a person (details supplied) as a matter of urgency. [1034/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      942. To ask the Minister for Health the cardiology wait times at University Hospital Waterford from August to December 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1046/18]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      944. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide the funding necessary for the full-time appropriate day-care services required in the case of a person (details supplied); if he will...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      945. To ask the Minister for Health the status of nursing support for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1050/18]
    • Hospital Staff Data
      947. To ask the Minister for Health the number of radiologists in each hospital, in tabular form; and the amount of radiology scans carried out by each hospital in each of the years 2011 to 2017....
    • HSE Reviews
      949. To ask the Minister for Health the new procedures put in place at University Hospital Kerry after a recall and review of a number of radiology scans at the hospital in 2013; and if he will...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      950. To ask the Minister for Health the reason funding was not provided to an organisation (details supplied) for the appointment of an education officer and information officer; if a recent...
    • Emergency Departments Data
      951. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients on trolleys in 2017 in Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, in tabular form. [1069/18]
    • Substance Misuse
      955. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons treated for steroid use or abuse in each of the years 2009 to 2017, by sex and age ranges; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • HSE Planning
      956. To ask the Minister for Health the target set by the HSE for hospitals for private practice income to be generated for 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1074/18]
    • Hospital Beds Data
      958. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase the number of stroke beds; the number and location of each; if funding is being made available in the HSE service plan for same; and if...
    • Stroke Care
      959. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase the number of stroke units; if so, the number and the locations of each; if funding is being made available in the HSE service plan for...
    • Hospital Services
      962. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to address the geographical gap in heart failure services in the South/South West hospital group area; if this has been provided for as a priority in...
    • Home Help Service
      963. To ask the Minister for Health if the agreed name change from home help to community health care assistant has been finalised; when it will come into operation; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Services
      965. To ask the Minister for Health the number of times the maximum capacity protocol was engaged at Letterkenny University Hospital during 2017; the way in which this compares to 2015 and 2016:...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      966. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a list of each orphan medicine reimbursed here, in tabular form. [1088/18]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      969. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide funding for an education officer and an information officer for an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      971. To ask the Minister for Health if clinical expert opinion will be included in the decision-making process for the reimbursement of Vimizim; if consultation with local expert opinion will...
    • Hospice Services Provision
      973. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to ensure there is appropriate funding for night-time community palliative hospice care in the home for persons at end-of-life stage in order that...
    • Nursing Staff Recruitment
      974. To ask the Minister for Health the progress made by the Government by the end of 2017 on its commitment, following the Workplace Relations Commission negotiations with the INMO in summer...
    • Hospital Appointments Administration
      975. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1156/18]
    • HSE Staff Data
      976. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 298 of 10 October 2017, when his Department will allow the HSE to record data for home help workers in the general...
    • Hospital Appointments Administration
      978. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be scheduled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1162/18]
    • Hospital Services
      979. To ask the Minister for Health the number of times the full capacity protocol was initiated at University Hospital Limerick in 2017 and to date in 2018. [1163/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      980. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients outsourced at University Hospital Limerick in 2017, in tabular form. [1164/18]
    • Emergency Departments Data
      981. To ask the Minister for Health the number of emergency department attendances at University Hospital Limerick in 2017, in tabular form. [1165/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      982. To ask the Minister for Health the outpatient waiting times at University Hospital Limerick in 2017, by speciality and wait time bands (details supplied). [1166/18]
    • Emergency Departments Data
      983. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons on trolleys in each month of 2017 at University Hospital Limerick, in tabular form. [1167/18]
    • Hospitals Funding
      984. To ask the Minister for Health the operating budget for University Hospital Limerick in 2017 and 2018, in tabular form. [1168/18]
    • Hospitals Expenditure
      985. To ask the Minister for Health the capital budget or capital spend at University Hospital Limerick for the years 2017 and 2018, in tabular form. [1169/18]
    • Nursing Staff Data
      987. To ask the Minister for Health the number of whole-time equivalent nursing positions in place at University Hospital Limerick in each of the years 2016 and 2017 and to date in 2018, in...
    • Hospital Beds Data
      988. To ask the Minister for Health the number of beds operational at University Hospital Limerick in each of the years 2016 and 2017 and to date in 2018, in tabular form. [1172/18]
    • Hospitals Data
      989. To ask the Minister for Health the number of outpatient hospital cancellations at University Hospital Limerick in each of the years 2016 and 2017, in tabular form. [1173/18]
    • Hospitals Capital Programme
      993. To ask the Minister for Health the capital projects agreed and funded at University Hospital Limerick; and the details of each project. [1177/18]
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      995. To ask the Minister for Health if the opening of beds in community hospitals in Kenmare and Dingle will be sanctioned (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1188/18]
    • Hospital Appointments Administration
      996. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be scheduled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1195/18]
    • Occupational Therapy Data
      997. To ask the Minister for Health the number of staff in paediatric occupational therapy services in the HSE's Dublin north-west area and the area covered by the Navan Road primary care centre...
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      1000. To ask the Minister for Health the national policy with regard to the provision of adolescent psychotherapy services; the various services provided in each CHO area; his plans to enhance...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme
      1001. To ask the Minister for Health if FreeStyle Libre will be added to the long-term illness scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1253/18]
    • Hospital Facilities
      1002. To ask the Minister for Health if there is 24-hour CCTV camera coverage at the HSE car park at the Crosslanes, Drogheda; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1301/18]
    • Health Care Professionals
      1003. To ask the Minister for Health the status of holiday pay for health care assistants (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1302/18]
    • Hospital Appointments Administration
      1004. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1315/18]
    • Home Help Service Provision
      1005. To ask the Minister for Health if he will liaise with the Minister of State, Deputy Finian McGrath, in order to ensure sufficient home help services are provided in a case as a matter of...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      1006. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1324/18]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      1007. To ask the Minister for Health his plans for the funding of the drug Vimizim; and the detail of his reply to the families he met recently on the issue. [1325/18]
    • HIQA Reports
      1008. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 453 of 4 April 2017, if the HIQA report submitted in November 2015 by a person (details supplied) will now be made...
    • Emergency Departments Data
      1009. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons admitted to emergency departments for the past five years due to alcohol intoxication and drugs misuse, respectively. [1329/18]
    • Health Insurance
      1010. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1338/18]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      1011. To ask the Minister for Health when medical equipment will be provided to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1341/18]
    • Hospital Appointments Administration
      1012. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address an issue concerning a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1349/18]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      1013. To ask the Minister for Health the efforts being made to progress a building project (details supplied) as part of a service which provides supports and training to persons with...
    • HSE Reviews
      1014. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the promised regional review; and when it will be completed. [1355/18]
    • Patient Data
      1015. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons in the south-east region who had a heart attack in 2017; the number of these who were treated in County Waterford; and the number who...
    • Hospital Services
      1018. To ask the Minister for Health the number of times in 2015, 2016 and 2017 the catheterisation laboratory at UHW was opened out of hours; and the reason, date and time in each instance. [1359/18]
    • Patient Data
      1020. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons who were diagnosed in the mobile catheterisation laboratory. [1361/18]
    • Hospital Services
      1023. To ask the Minister for Health the overall cost of installing the mobile catheterisation laboratory, that is, the initial set-up costs, the day-to-day running costs and so on. [1364/18]
    • Pharmacy Services
      1024. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to introduce a pharmacy-based minor ailment scheme. [1369/18]
    • Hospital Beds Data
      1026. To ask the Minister for Health when the hospital beds capacity report will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1374/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1027. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1376/18]
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      1030. To ask the Minister for Health if home care hours will be assigned to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1388/18]
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      1032. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to include the day care centre in Monasterevin for funding in the HSE's capital programme. [1393/18]
    • Paediatric Services
      1033. To ask the Minister for Health the waiting times for assessment for paediatric occupational therapy services, by community health organisation, for each of the past three years; the waiting...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1035. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) can expect an appointment [1406/18]
    • Medical Products
      1036. To ask the Minister for Health the reason self-adhesive pain relief pads, previously available free of charge to medical card holders, are no longer available and have been replaced by a...
    • Medical Card Applications
      1037. To ask the Minister for Health if a medical card application by a person (details supplied) can be expedited. [1451/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1038. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1453/18]
    • Hospitals Capital Programme
      1039. To ask the Minister for Health if plans or submissions have been made to the national social care division of the HSE on the upgrading of Lifford Community Hospital, County Donegal; when...
    • Hospital Beds Data
      1045. To ask the Minister for Health the amount of long-stay residential beds, long-term accommodation beds, step-down assessment beds and dementia long-stay and short-stay beds in County Donegal...
    • Health Services
      1046. To ask the Minister for Health the consultation his Department or the HSE officials have had with the Church of Ireland community on the retention of the Church of Ireland at St....
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      1047. To ask the Minister for Health the grant level which was approved for the retention of the long-term residential accommodation capacity in Lifford, Ramelton and St. Joseph’s...
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      1049. To ask the Minister for Health the date on which a person (details supplied) in County Cork joined the waiting list for an assessment by the child and adolescent mental health services in...
    • Medical Card Applications
      1050. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an application for a medical card by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1489/18]
    • Health Services Provision
      1051. To ask the Minister for Health if dialectical behaviour therapy is available to service users in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1494/18]
    • General Practitioner Contracts
      1052. To ask the Minister for Health the status of general practitioner contract negotiations; his views on whether the outcome of these talks will have a positive impact on the delivery of...
    • Road Traffic Accidents Data
      1053. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which data on serious injuries from road traffic collisions is collected and collated; the number of persons who presented to hospitals around the...
    • Pharmacy Services
      1055. To ask the Minister for Health further to parliamentary question number 213 of 4 May 2017 and subsequent replies, if he will he arrange for a comprehensive answer to be provided; and the...
    • Legislative Process
      1056. To ask the Minister for Health the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff required and if this process...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1057. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be called for surgery in St. Vincent's University Hospital. [1587/18]
    • Primary Care Centres
      1059. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a primary care centre (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1595/18]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      1060. To ask the Minister for Health if a centre (details supplied) in County Donegal will be in receipt of capital funding in view of the fact that the interim building has been occupied for...
    • Home Care Packages Data
      1061. To ask the Minister for Health the number of home care packages being provided, by county, in tabular form; if he is satisfied that the current provision of home care packages is...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1062. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be expedited. [1617/18]
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      1063. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a home support package for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1634/18]
    • Hospital Services
      1064. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 777 of 7 November 2017, if the repair works on the operating theatres at Merlin Park hospital have been completed; if...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      1067. To ask the Minister for Health the amount that has been spent on moving persons from congregated settings in County Kerry since the beginning of this model; the number of persons who have...
    • Primary Care Centres
      1068. To ask the Minister for Health the expected opening date for the primary care centre in Coolock, Dublin 5; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1647/18]
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      1069. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to open the closed wards in University Hospital Kerry and provide extra nurses and front-line staff to run these wards (details supplied); and if he...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1072. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a date for surgery. [1676/18]
    • Health Services
      1073. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons involved, and fee arrangements that apply, in respect of a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Dental Services Provision
      1074. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has not received a primary school dental appointment; if the appointment will be expedited; and if he will make a...
    • Medical Card Applications
      1075. To ask the Minister for Health when medical cards will issue in the case of persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1695/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1076. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1731/18]
    • Hospitals Building Programme
      1078. To ask the Minister for Health the status of construction of the patient modular unit at South Tipperary General Hospital; when it will commence operation; and if he will make a statement...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      1079. To ask the Minister for Health if a free breast pump is provided to women who give birth to premature babies and who are recommended or required to breastfeed; if not, the reason therefor;...
    • Hospital Accommodation Provision
      1080. To ask the Minister for Health the inpatient capacity of University Hospital Galway; and the inpatient capacity at 1 December 2016, by the wards on which the beds are located. [1763/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      1081. To ask the Minister for Health the number of outpatients on all forms of waiting lists for University Hospital Galway who have been waiting for 0 to six months, six to 12 months, 12 to 24...
    • Hospital Staff
      1082. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the notice issued by management to interns at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, that they would not be paid for the care they provide as...
    • Hospitals Funding
      1084. To ask the Minister for Health if all hospitals, including Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, have adequate budgets to meet all overtime worked by all staff as appropriate; and if he will...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1086. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for a person (details supplied) will be scheduled. [1786/18]
    • Vaccination Programme
      1087. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide the seasonal influenza vaccine to persons employed in schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1797/18]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1088. To ask the Minister for Health the proportion of employees in his Department, or in organisations under its remit, who are registered as disabled. [1859/18]
    • General Practitioner Services
      1089. To ask the Minister for Health if it is within the remit of the medical board to prevent people from changing their general practitioner, or to place a freeze on transfers to or from a...
    • Mental Health Services Data
      1090. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children on the waiting list for CAMHS in County Meath; the average waiting time; and the length of time the person longest waiting on the list...
    • Hospital Staff Data
      1091. To ask the Minister for Health the number of advance nurse practitioners, ANPs, employed at Letterkenny University Hospital in each of the years 2011 to 2017 and to date in 2018; the number...
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Administration
      1092. To ask the Minister for Health the reason nursing homes support scheme payments are not backdated to the date of completion of assessment; his plans to backdate them; if so, the date on...
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Data
      1093. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons availing of the nursing homes support scheme who were required to make up the difference themselves between the date of completion of...
    • Protected Disclosures
      1095. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to correspondence (details supplied) that was circulated to Ministers and Members of Dáil Éireann; his plans to...
    • Health Services
      1096. To ask the Minister for Health if the arrangement of a HSE psychology appointment for a person (details supplied) in County Wexford will be prioritised; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Hospital Services
      1097. To ask the Minister for Health the extra resources and supports being put into hospitals to deal with the latest outbreak of influenza; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1945/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1098. To ask the Minister for Health if surgery for a person (details supplied) will be scheduled. [1946/18]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      1100. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a replacement hearing aid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1960/18]
    • Health Services Data
      1101. To ask the Minister for Health the duration a blood sample is retained that had been taken for the newborn bloodspot screening; the reasons it is retained after it has been tested for its...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      1102. To ask the Minister for Health when an appointment for an operation will be issued to a person (details supplied). [1970/18]
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      1103. To ask the Minister for Health if persons using Respreeza will continue to have this medication made available to them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1971/18]
    • Health Services
      1105. To ask the Minister for Health if he will request the HSE to investigate the case of a person (details supplied). [1979/18]
    • Drug and Alcohol Task Forces
      1106. To ask the Minister for Health the amount of funding now allocated to community drug and alcohol support programmes operated by the north east regional drug and alcohol task force in view...
    • Health Services
      1108. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) was not provided with person-specific treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2010/18]
    • Cannabis for Medicinal Use
      1109. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to make medicinal cannabis available under the current medical card scheme or under the long-term illness scheme; his views on whether it is time to...
    • National Treatment Purchase Fund Eligibility
      1110. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) can avail of the National Treatment Purchase Fund for dental treatment. [2019/18]
    • Nursing Home Subventions
      1111. To ask the Minister for Health if the wording used as part of a Government statement concerning the programme of investment in public nursing home facilities, HSE capital plan 2016 to 2021,...
    • Nursing Home Beds Data
      1112. To ask the Minister for Health the number of public nursing homes beds available in each of the years 2005 to 2017, in tabular form. [2022/18]
    • Hospital Services
      1114. To ask the Minister for Health when additional capacity will be approved for a hospital (details supplied) in the delivery of a service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2028/18]
    • Orthodontic Services Provision
      1115. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for orthodontic work for a person (details supplied) will be expedited. [2032/18]
    • Health Services Data
      1117. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons who have availed of the provision of ambulatory blood pressure measurement for the diagnosis and assessment of hypertension; if an...
    • Obesity Strategy
      1118. To ask the Minister for Health if terms of reference for the subgroups of the obesity policy implementation oversight group have been agreed; if so, if they will be made available; and if...
    • HSE Reports
      1122. To ask the Minister for Health the number of hours that went into producing the report in the HSE, entitled Development of an Action Plan For a New Model of Clinical Service Delivery in the...
    • Departmental Communications
      1123. To ask the Minister for Health if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that is applied to the...
    • Hospital Services
      1124. To ask the Minister for Health if his Department and the HSE have reached an agreed position on the future of Portlaoise hospital; and the timeframe for the promised public consultation....
    • Departmental Strategies
      1125. To ask the Minister for Health the Government's initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of regulatory changes and public...
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Fishery Harbour Centres
      1126. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the discussions Enterprise Ireland has had with his Department to enhance commercial activity at the State's fishing ports,...
    • Fishing Licences
      1127. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the recent Supreme Court decision (details supplied) in which the procedure to impose points on a fishing licence was...
    • GLAS Payments
      1128. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application for a GLAS payment by a person (details supplied). [54317/17]
    • Sheep Census
      1129. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a sheep census appeal by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54359/17]
    • Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Payments
      1130. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a disadvantaged area payment will be sanctioned for a person (details supplied) following their successful appeal; and if he will...
    • Food Industry Development
      1131. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 960 of 7 November 2017, his plans to develop satellite food innovation hubs throughout the...
    • Transfer of Entitlements
      1132. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the progress to date on finalising a case (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54439/17]
    • Scéimeanna Talmhaíochta
      1133. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine cén uair a dhéanfar íocaíocht faoin scéim buníocaíochtaí agus faoi scéim na...
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Appeals
      1134. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a decision will be made on an appeal in respect of the 2015 and 2016 areas of natural constraint scheme payments lodged on...
    • Scéimeanna Talmhaíochta
      1135. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine cén uair a dhéanfar íocaíocht faoin scéim buníocaíochtaí agus faoi scéim na...
    • TAMS Applications
      1136. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a decision will be made on an application under TAMS 2 that has been lodged by a person (details supplied) in County Galway;...
    • Veterinary Laboratory Funding
      1137. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding provided to the regional veterinary laboratory structure in each of the years 2008 to 2017. [54473/17]
    • Bovine Disease Controls
      1138. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding provided to the BVD eradication scheme in each of the years 2012 to 2017. [54474/17]
    • Teagasc Funding
      1139. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding provided to Teagasc for the purpose of training farmers in each of the years 2008 to 2017. [54475/17]
    • Hen Harriers Compensation Package
      1140. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the compensation package for persons whose lands have been affected by the hen harrier issue (details supplied); and if...
    • Ceadúnas Imill Trá agus Dobharshaothraithe
      1142. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine an bhfuarthas comhfhreagras a seoladh chuig an Bhord Achomhairc um Cheadúnais Dobharshaothraithe agus ina gcuirtear in iúl...
    • Scéimeanna Talmhaíochta
      1143. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine an bhfuil sé ar intinn scéim GLAS a athoscailt le haghaidh iarratais nua ag féachaint do na daoine a bheidh ag...
    • Exports Growth
      1144. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the progress made on developing new agri-export markets in south-east Asia, including increased Bord Bia representation in the...
    • Industrial Development
      1145. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the grants and supports, including marketing, available to assist indigenous craft beer brewers and distilleries. [54611/17]
    • National Dairy Forum
      1146. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the work of the national dairy forum set up following the abolition of EU milk quotas. [54612/17]
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      1147. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when payments will issue to a person (details supplied) for GLAS and BPS; the reason the payments are delayed; and if he will make a...
    • GLAS Payments
      1149. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason a person (details supplied) has not received a 2016 GLAS payment; the reason for non-payment; the reason for the delay in...
    • Departmental Funding
      1150. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      1151. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department is seeking affidavits from persons who have had their single farm payments held up due to mountain fires; his...
    • Foreshore Issues
      1153. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the dumping of silt off Doonsheane Head, Dingle, County Kerry, will be urgently investigated (details supplied); if the silt will...
    • Severe Weather Events Response
      1154. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if an appeal by a person (details supplied) to the weather-related crop loss scheme will be expedited; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Schemes
      1155. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons waiting for their 2016 applications for all relevant schemes to be processed; the monetary value of the...
    • Sheep Welfare Scheme Expenditure
      1157. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of the 2017 sheep welfare budget allocation that was not required; his plans for this unused allocation; and if he will...
    • Land Parcel Identification System
      1159. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to establish a communication channel for agricultural planners and advisors in order that they can contact the company...
    • Basic Payment Scheme
      1161. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to retain the current definition of an active farmer from 2018 onwards after the approval of the omnibus rules by the...
    • Drainage Schemes
      1162. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to introduce grant aid for land drainage for farmers due to severe wet weather; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Nitrates Action Programme Review
      1163. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the conditions attached to the recent renewal of Ireland's nitrates derogation 2018 to 2021; the measures he plans to...
    • Hen Harriers Threat Response Plan
      1164. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of money to be allocated to the hen harrier scheme; the scoring criteria to be used to define a person's qualification...
    • Tillage Sector
      1165. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications received under the tillage compensation payment scheme; the number of approved applicants; the number of...
    • Departmental Properties
      1166. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the vacant properties and land not in use that are owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the...
    • Fodder Crisis
      1167. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to ease the fodder crisis in counties Cavan and Monaghan and across the country; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      1168. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason a person (details supplied) in County Cork has not received payment under the basic payment scheme. [55232/17]
    • Livestock Issues
      1169. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to support the suckler herd in the future (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55264/17]
    • Basic Payment Scheme Appeals
      1170. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a farm payment appeal by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1000/18]
    • GLAS Payments
      1171. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a GLAS payment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1002/18]
    • Forestry Data
      1174. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of hectares of afforested land in County Leitrim; the percentage of this land that is agricultural; and if he will make a...
    • Animal Welfare
      1175. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the use of poisons for the killing of cats; if he will take measures to prevent this practice (details supplied); and...
    • GLAS Payments
      1176. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an agricultural scheme payment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1049/18]
    • Beef Data and Genomics Programme
      1178. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons that participated in the beef data and genomics programme in each year since its inception; the number of...
    • GLAS Data
      1179. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons in receipt of GLAS payments 1, 2 and 3; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1118/18]
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Data
      1181. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons that have moved from AEOS to GLAS that had not finished their full term in AEOS; and if he will make a...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme
      1182. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of money saved when persons moved from AEOS to GLAS without finishing the full term in AEOS; and if he will make a...
    • Beef Data and Genomics Programme
      1183. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of animals and average herd size in the beef data and genomics scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Sheep Welfare Scheme Data
      1185. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons that have applied for the sheep welfare scheme; the number of sheep which this scheme includes; and if he will...
    • Teagasc Data
      1186. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of funding provided to Teagasc each year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1125/18]
    • TAMS Administration
      1188. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to implement a scheme for mats for slats under TAMS in accordance with the programme for Government; and if he will make a...
    • Herd Data
      1189. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of suckler cows here on 31 December 2017 by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1128/18]
    • Crop Losses
      1190. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons that applied for the aid for grain producers affected in 2016 by the wet conditions; and if he will make a...
    • Common Agricultural Policy Reform
      1192. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to front load the first twenty hectares in the new Common Agricultural Policy pillar 1 document that will start in 2020...
    • TAMS Expenditure
      1193. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of money paid out in TAMS each year from the announcement of the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • GLAS Expenditure
      1194. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of money paid to private planners and Teagasc respectively for the delivery of the one-day training course, not including...
    • Knowledge Transfer Programme
      1195. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of money paid to Teagasc and private planners respectively to provide courses in knowledge transfer, excluding what was...
    • GLAS Issues
      1197. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he is reopening the GLAS scheme in early 2018 in view of the underspend in the overall GLAS budget; and if he will make a...
    • Agriculture Schemes
      1198. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to implement a suckler cow scheme of €200 per cow in view of the apparent decline in numbers; and if he will make a...
    • Fodder Crisis
      1199. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will implement a fodder crisis scheme in view of the serious shortage of fodder in parts of the west; and if he will make a...
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme
      1200. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the way in which the €25 million fund for ANC will be distributed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1139/18]
    • Forestry Grants
      1201. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason the State is taking carbon credits from forestry sown privately and in private ownership in view of the fact the grant...
    • Farms Data
      1203. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on new data showing that the number of farmers in the west of Ireland has decreased by 41% since 1997; his plans regarding...
    • Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan Scheme
      1204. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to implement a scheme to help persons in danger of losing their farms who cannot access credit; and if he will make a...
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      1205. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of farm payments for persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1193/18]
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      1206. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a farm payment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1212/18]
    • Fishing Industry
      1207. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to increase the amount of whitefish capacity that can be added to pelagic tonnage from 10% to 30%; and if he will make a...
    • Agriculture Scheme Penalties
      1209. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the penalty imposed under the GLAS scheme in cases in which a person has applied under the rare breeds category and in which they...
    • GLAS Payments
      1210. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a GLAS payment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1295/18]
    • Legislative Programme
      1211. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the timeframe for publishing primary and secondary legislation for a fishing penalty point system in view of the fact that the...
    • GLAS Payments
      1212. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a farm payment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1312/18]
    • Animal Welfare
      1213. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position regarding an incident that occurred on St. Stephen's Day at a location (details supplied) in which a pack of hunt dogs...
    • GLAS Payments
      1217. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the nature of the information technology problem is that is causing the delay in a GLAS payment to a person (details supplied); when...
    • Live Exports
      1219. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of spaces for trucks that have been secured with the ferry companies for live exports for spring 2018; the way in which...
    • Dairy Sector
      1220. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the fixed price regime for skimmed milk powder; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1368/18]
    • Legislative Programme
      1221. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff...
    • Illegal Dumping
      1222. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the deterrents in place to prevent illegal dumping in Coillte forests and lakes in counties Cavan and Monaghan; and if he will make...
    • Animal Welfare
      1223. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding provided to local authorities for horse wardens, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1603/18]
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      1224. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a farm payment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1610/18]
    • Herd Number Applications
      1225. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application for a herd number by a person (details suppled); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1612/18]
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Applications
      1226. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 476 of 28 November 2017, the status of an application for an AEOS payment submitted by a...
    • Commonage Management Plans
      1227. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 174 of 16 November 2017, if his Department has appointed planners to an area (details...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      1228. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter regarding farm payments in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Applications
      1229. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a payment to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1703/18]
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Appeals
      1235. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an appeal of a decision by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1741/18]
    • GLAS Payments
      1236. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a GLAS payment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1745/18]
    • Regional Development Initiatives
      1237. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the progress made to date on the new Atlantic economic corridor, in particular the proposals relating to County Donegal; the...
    • TAMS Eligibility
      1238. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to devise a mechanism whereby the purchase of a low emission slurry applicator machine is incorporated into future rollout...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      1239. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he last met the chief executive officer of an organisation (details supplied); when he will next meet the chief executive...
    • Fodder Crisis
      1240. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to introduce a fodder aid scheme in view of the serious difficulties facing many persons in areas such as counties Cavan...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Data
      1241. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the percentage of applicants under the basic payment scheme 2017 and areas of natural constraints scheme 2017 paid to date in County...
    • GLAS Data
      1243. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the percentage of applicants under GLAS schemes due for payment in 2017 paid to date in County Cavan; and if he will make a...
    • Disability Act Employment Targets
      1245. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit who are registered as disabled. [1849/18]
    • Fodder Crisis
      1246. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the efforts made by his Department to help distressed suckler and commonage farmers in the north west with financing the sourcing,...
    • Transfer of Entitlements Application
      1247. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a transfer of entitlements application by a person (details supplied) will be finalised in order that the person can receive...
    • GLAS Payments
      1248. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason for the delay in a GLAS payment being issued to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a...
    • Bord Bia
      1250. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if Bord Bia plans to open a new office in Australia; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1995/18]
    • Beef Exports
      1251. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when it is expected to have final approval secured for the export of beef to China; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Agriculture Scheme Administration
      1252. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to provide funding in 2018 to reopen the national reserve and provide for priority access to the categories of young...
    • Departmental Communications
      1253. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight...
    • Fodder Crisis
      1254. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the steps he will take to alleviate the fodder crisis, particularly in the west; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2101/18]
    • Departmental Strategies
      1255. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the Government's initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of...
  • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Energy Schemes
      1256. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to extend grant aid from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to cover energy efficient re-equipment...
    • Public Service Obligation Levy
      1257. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the value for money reports that exist for the return from investment in energy projects supported by the public...
    • Waste Disposal Charges
      1258. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 422 of 5 December 2017, the position regarding the issue; his views on whether...
    • Mobile Telephony Services
      1259. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the extent to which his Department has compared the quality of mobile telephony here with that in other jurisdictions...
    • Inland Fisheries Stocks
      1261. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Inland Fisheries Ireland's contingency plan for the management of pike introductions into waters which they do not...
    • Renewable Heat Incentive
      1263. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 534 of 21 September 2017, the status of the introduction of a renewable heat...
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      1264. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the timeframe for the roll-out of fibre connections in Donegal town; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Broadband Service Speeds
      1265. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when a location (details supplied) will receive an improvement in broadband speed. [54441/17]
    • Post Office Network
      1266. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the measures his Department is taking to ensure the viability of the rural post office network; and if he will make a...
    • Renewable Energy Exports
      1268. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if his Department has an updated position subsequent to April 2014 regarding the proposed renewable energy export...
    • Broadband Service Speeds
      1269. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding broadband speed; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Funding
      1270. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the name and number of organisations in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      1271. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when a company (details supplied) in County Meath can expect to have good quality and reliable broadband; and his...
    • RTÉ Expenditure
      1272. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the possible dissolution of an RTÉ concert orchestra would have to be sanctioned by the Broadcasting Authority...
    • Fisheries Protection
      1275. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the conditions eel fishermen must meet to qualify for compensation will be clarified. [55089/17]
    • Electricity Transmission Network
      1277. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on the construction of a project (details supplied) being carried out in a particular area; his further...
    • Departmental Properties
      1279. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      1280. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if a proposal (details supplied) by Monaghan County Council will be considered. [55255/17]
    • Energy Prices
      1281. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his Department’s estimate of the percentage and number of households and the corresponding number of persons...
    • Recycling Policy
      1282. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he has satisfied himself with the amount of waste material that is recycled here in view of recent announcements...
    • Renewable Energy Incentives
      1284. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the grants and support schemes that are available to new companies in the renewable energy sector; and if he will make...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      1285. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the date by which high-speed broadband will be provided to a location (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Electric Vehicle Grants
      1286. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the estimated cost of extending the SEAI electric vehicle grant in each of the years 2020 to 2022. [1145/18]
    • Climate Change Policy
      1288. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount of funding his Department is providing to the green climate fund in 2018; if this is his Department's only...
    • Waste Management
      1289. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the cost of establishing a bottle deposit scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1148/18]
    • Mobile Telephony Services
      1290. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount his Department is allocating toward implementing the recommendations of the mobile phone taskforce in 2018....
    • Information and Communications Technology
      1292. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if his Department or the Digital Hub Development Agency provides funding to local authorities here for the purposes of...
    • Broadcasting Sector
      1293. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the position regarding the commitments to review the operation of the broadcasting levy (details supplied); the impact...
    • Electricity Grid
      1297. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to rectify the price farmers receive for unused units that are transferred back into the national grid...
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      1298. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the allocation in the 2018 estimates for the roll-out of the national broadband scheme; the amount of this that will...
    • Mobile Telephony Services
      1299. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will provide a map showing detailed coverage of mobile telephone receptions for the various operators throughout...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      1300. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of homes and businesses in County Cork currently without high speed broadband; the number by geographic...
    • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
      1301. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason the State sought flexibilities in regard to a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions before 2030; and if he...
    • Legislative Programme
      1303. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the...
    • Illegal Dumping
      1304. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the measures in place to deal with the problem of illegal dumping; the persons or bodies these schemes are open to;...
    • Recycling Data
      1305. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of bring bank centres each local authority supports, by county, in tabular form; and the government...
    • Bituminous Fuel Ban
      1311. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to refrain from extending the nationwide ban on smoky coal in view of the fact that is more expensive and...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      1312. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when fibre broadband will be available at a location (details supplied) in County Laois; and if he will make a...
    • Public Service Obligation Services
      1313. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to introduce a universal public service obligation on telecommunications providers in respect of the need to...
    • Exploration Licences Applications
      1315. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the outcome for the majority of licencing options which will be concluding between the end of February and the end of...
    • Offshore Exploration
      1316. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the estimated cost of extracting oil from Irish marine waters that his Department is using as a basis for the national...
    • Exploration Licences Applications
      1320. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of consents to drill his Department will be issuing in 2018, by month, day, name of licence, name of...
    • Seismic Surveys
      1322. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of seismic acquisitions conducted by the State and others from 2010, by month, year, survey area name,...
    • Offshore Exploration
      1323. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the process by which his Department considers if an environmental impact assessment or appropriate assessment is...
    • Corrib Gas Field
      1327. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount of tax revenue the State has collected from the Corrib gas project by tax on labour, tax on profits and tax...
    • Energy Prices
      1328. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the estimated price of oil on which his Department is basing its future energy projections in terms of energy...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1331. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1852/18]
    • National Broadband Plan
      1332. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the date by which his Department will have concluded its evaluation of the detailed solutions that have been submitted...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      1333. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the roll-out of broadband at a location (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      1335. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of times he has met formally with the CEO of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland since his...
    • Offshore Exploration
      1336. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the process by which his Department assesses if a company granted a licence to explore or exploit offshore hydrocarbon...
    • Air Pollution
      1339. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to increase air monitors in Rialto, Dublin 8, in view of the environmental pollution as a result of the...
    • Broadcasting Sector Regulation
      1340. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the pending review of the children's commercial communications code; the research being undertaken by...
    • Departmental Communications
      1342. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if his Department uses anti profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of...
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • Driver Licence Data
      1344. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of disqualified drivers in each of the years 2014 to 2017; and the number of these drivers that have surrendered their...
    • Driver Licences
      1345. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the mechanism in place to ensure disqualified drivers surrender their driving licence after they have been convicted; and if he will...
    • Transport Infrastructure Ireland
      1346. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will request TII to address the specific road issue at the N62 Templemore to Roscrea, County Tipperary (details supplied); and if...
    • Road Network
      1347. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider a once off tree topping grant for private landowners to safely top large trees on their property to protect...
    • Motor Tax Collection
      1350. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason he will not allow vehicles to be taxed monthly to help hard pressed families; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Road Network
      1352. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to bring forward a scheme to cut all roadside trees above two metres (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Motor Tax
      1353. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of plans to implement the European Commission proposal COM 2017/276 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Road Traffic Legislation
      1354. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the regulations of rickshaws in regard to road traffic legislation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54373/17]
    • National Transport Authority
      1355. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a matter (details supplied) will be investigated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54320/17]
    • Greenways Development
      1356. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the greenway in east County Cork; and if a design work is in place. [54322/17]
    • Sports Capital Programme Applications
      1357. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will address a matter raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54347/17]
    • Sports Capital Programme Data
      1358. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of grant applications that were made to the sports capital programme under the 2017 allocation; the number of those...
    • Taxi Regulations
      1359. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the regulations of rickshaws in regard to road traffic legislation; his views on serious criminal allegations made in a...
    • Rail Services Provision
      1360. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of plans to bring DART services to Drogheda; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54382/17]
    • Swimming Pool Programme Expenditure
      1361. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding allocated to public swimming pools in each of the years 2008 to 2017. [54389/17]
    • Fishing Industry
      1363. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of Marine Survey Office inspectors assigned to working in the fishing fleet; and the number of inspections of relevant...
    • Bus Éireann Services
      1365. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 524 of 4 July 2017 and the referred reply to same received from Bus Éireann (details...
    • Coast Guard Services
      1366. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the Coast Guard helicopter call out figures for each search and rescue base in each of the years 2015 to 2017. [54633/17]
    • Drugs in Sport
      1368. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the discussions his Department has had with Sport Ireland in 2017 regarding the adequacy of its resources for anti-doping in sport; and...
    • Taxi Regulations
      1369. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of local area hackney licences that have been issued in each county since the introduction of the scheme. [54636/17]
    • Sport Ireland Expenditure
      1370. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of Exchequer funding that has been allocated to programmes devoted to the development of young golfing talent in each of the...
    • Public Transport Data
      1371. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of persons who have taken rail journeys from Plunkett Station, County Waterford, in each of the years 2010 to 2017. [54638/17]
    • Regional Airports
      1372. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the subvention to Waterford regional airport in each of the years 2007 to 2017; the projected subvention in each of the years 2018 to...
    • Coast Guard Services
      1373. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of Coast Guard stations; and the number of these with running water, bathroom facilities and Internet facilities,...
    • Sports Capital Programme
      1374. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if there is an appeal process available to clubs which made applications for 2017 capital sports grants that were unsuccessful; and if...
    • Rural Transport Programme
      1375. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the scoring system used when tenders are being assessed for operators of the rural link service; the way in which the scoring process is...
    • Departmental Data
      1379. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking the...
    • Mountain Rescue Service
      1381. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the operational and capital grants paid to each mountain rescue team in 2017; the basis on which this allocation was made; his plans to...
    • Greenways Funding
      1382. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount available in 2018 for the development of greenways; if funding will be available to purchase land for the development of such...
    • Transport Infrastructure Ireland Projects
      1383. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when permission will be given to Transport Infrastructure Ireland to lodge a planning application with An Bord Pleanála for the...
    • Greenways Development
      1384. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 543 of 28 November 2017, the date in 2018 for a new round of funding for the development of...
    • Road Tolls
      1385. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 200 of 8 November 2017, his plans to review the situation regarding tolls in view of the fact that...
    • National Transport Authority Funding
      1386. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason Fingal County Council has received significantly less funding than other greater Dublin area local authorities under the...
    • Road Tolls
      1387. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if claims by persons in counties Louth and Meath that have been reporting overcharging at the M1 and M1 slip tolls in Drogheda will be...
    • National Car Test
      1388. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that some insurers choose to ignore the NCT when considering a quote for an older vehicle...
    • Road Safety
      1389. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will request the NTA and TII to prepare a report on the placing of rubber infills on sections of the new Luas line that would...
    • Emergency Services
      1390. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to allow vehicles transporting blood to travel in bus lanes. [55060/17]
    • Greenways Provision
      1391. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the budget provided to roll out the Galway to Clifden greenway project; the amount that has been drawn down and spent at year end 2017;...
    • Driver Test Centres
      1395. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of driving test centres, by county. [55070/17]
    • Driver Test Waiting Lists
      1396. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the average waiting time in each county for driving tests. [55071/17]
    • Driver Test
      1397. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of applications for driving tests being processed, by county. [55072/17]
    • Sports Capital Programme Applications
      1398. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the capital sport grant application of a club (details supplied) will be reviewed in view of the fact that its application complied...
    • Public Transport
      1399. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the current time for amendments to be made to bus routes by operators for approval by the NTA; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Driver Test
      1400. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to reduce the waiting times for driving tests; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55154/17]
    • Sports Capital Programme
      1401. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the sports capital programme 2018 will be launched. [55169/17]
    • Transport Infrastructure Ireland Expenditure
      1402. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will address a matter (details supplied); if a meeting will be facilitated on the matter; if so, the date for same; and if he will...
    • Public Transport Fares
      1403. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to review Irish Rail train fair costs in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55191/17]
    • Roads Maintenance
      1404. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will address concerns that funding for the ordinary maintenance programme for 2018 for Louth County Council will be cut by 30%;...
    • Departmental Data
      1405. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of his...
    • Driver Test
      1406. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the delays for driving tests in the Dublin city and county areas; his plans to reduce the waiting times in 2018; and if he will make a...
    • Sports Capital Programme
      1407. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the basis on which it was decided to award one point for non GAA sports for ball stop netting while awarding two points for applications...
    • Sport Ireland
      1409. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount, date and recipient of each of the youth field sports grants in each of the years an allocation was made since 2000. [55262/17]
    • Public Transport Provision
      1410. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the new extended LUAS trams on the green line and cross city line are to be introduced; the further measures his Department will...
    • Tourism Industry
      1411. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to rectify an issue (details supplied) regarding advertisement on the Wild Atlantic Way; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Driver Test Waiting Lists
      1412. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of persons on waiting lists for a driving test in County Tipperary for each category in each County Tipperary test centre, in...
    • Driver Test
      1413. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the waiting time persons in County Tipperary are expected to wait before a driving test date is issued for each category and in each...
    • Coast Guard Services
      1415. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the termination of membership with the IRCG; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Transport Infrastructure Ireland
      1416. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will liaise with TII to ensure that signage is placed on the M6 prior to exit six Moate informing motorists of the Moate Business...
    • Coast Guard Services
      1417. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number and location of designated sites across the country in which the coastguard helicopter can land in the hours of darkness; and...
    • Roads Maintenance
      1418. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount spent on regional and local roads in County Mayo in each of the years 2011 to 2017. [1104/18]
    • Public Transport
      1421. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the cost of restoring PSO subvention levels to those of 2008. [1259/18]
    • Pension Provisions
      1422. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if changes have taken place from 1 January 2018 to the CIÉ pension schemes; if his approval was required for these changes; if this...
    • Driver Licensing Exchange Agreements
      1424. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the process for an Irish citizen seeking to transfer an international class 1-5 licence to an Irish equivalent class licence; and if he...
    • Ministerial Correspondence
      1426. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has received correspondence sent to him by the chairperson of a group (details supplied); if the correspondence has been replied...
    • Traffic Management
      1427. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to alleviate congestion on the M7; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1307/18]
    • Driver Test Waiting Lists
      1430. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the length of the waiting times for driving tests in County Laois; and the steps being taken by the RSA to shorten these times. [1336/18]
    • Public Transport Initiatives
      1431. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he or the National Transport Authority has plans to introduce free travel for transport workers across all public transport networks...
    • Driver Test Waiting Lists
      1432. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to reduce the waiting time for driving tests in County Laois; and the waiting times for tests at all centres throughout the...
    • Legislative Reviews
      1433. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to outsource the consolidation of road traffic legislation to a law firm; the projected cost of outsourcing this work; the...
    • Road Safety Data
      1436. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the way in which data on cyclists' injuries is being collected and collated; the number of persons presenting to hospitals around the...
    • Traffic Management
      1438. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures he is taking to mitigate increasing traffic congestion on busy routes and arteries in each of the four Dublin counties;...
    • Public Transport Provision
      1439. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when all public transport fleets and carriages will be fully accessible for persons with mobility issues; and if he will make a...
    • Legislative Reviews
      1440. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff...
    • Departmental Funding
      1441. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the capital funding application for the Boyneside trail from the Maiden Tower at Mornington to Drogheda; and if he will...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      1442. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount that has been spent on maintenance for each motorway service stations (details supplied) since their construction by year and...
    • Road Safety
      1445. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the speed limit review will take place in County Kerry; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Regional Road Network
      1446. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress that has been made regarding the removal of overhanging trees to prevent further fatalities and serious injuries; and if he...
    • Road Safety
      1447. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to initiate a programme to stop deer roaming roads to prevent further fatalities, serious injuries and damage to vehicles; and...
    • Road Improvement Schemes
      1448. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if funding will be provided to widen roadside margins and remove vegetation and roadside hedges to create a safe environment for...
    • Driver Licences
      1449. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to review the process for replacing a lost or stolen driving licence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Rail Services Provision
      1450. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if TII or Irish Rail has responsibility for purchasing new train engines and carriages; the way in which the process of purchasing is...
    • Rail Services Data
      1451. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of new train engines and carriages purchased in the past five years; the amount of stock that provided new and-or extended...
    • Sports Capital Programme Eligibility
      1453. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if an appeal by an organisation (details supplied) will be approved in respect of the 2017 sports capital programme allocations; and if...
    • Public Transport Fares
      1454. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the rationale for charging children over 16 years of age adult fares on public transport in some parts of the State while others in the...
    • Rural Transport Services
      1455. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if every operational local link service will continue to operate in 2018. [1732/18]
    • Road Projects
      1457. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the development of the M11 service station at Ballyellen, Gorey, County Wexford; and if he will make a statement...
    • Taxi Regulations
      1459. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he will place the regulation of rickshaws on a statutory footing. [1776/18]
    • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
      1460. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the actions being considered in order to reduce greenhouse gasses; if companies will be allowed to reclaim VAT on petrol in addition to...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1461. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1865/18]
    • Bus Services
      1462. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the timeframe for the provision of bus based park and ride facilities on the N4 and N7 under the BusConnects project; and if he will...
    • Public Transport Initiatives
      1464. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a review of the likely usage of Kishogue station has been undertaken by the NTA; if this station will be fully open and operational...
    • Taxi Regulations
      1467. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to licence and regulate the supply of rickshaws; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1895/18]
    • Road Projects Status
      1468. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the significance and importance of the proposed western distributor road, phase two, to the economic...
    • Sports Capital Programme Eligibility
      1469. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a capital sports grant appeal by a club (details supplied) will be reviewed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1938/18]
    • Ports Policy
      1470. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 38 of 22 November 2017, if he met with the British transport secretary, Mr. Chris Grayling, in...
    • Electric Vehicles
      1471. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the percentage of State vehicles which are electric or hybrid; the way in which this percentage compares with 2015 and 2016; and his...
    • Tourism Industry
      1472. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if funding will be provided by Fáilte Ireland in 2018 to institutes across the country conducting courses on tourism and...
    • Road Projects
      1473. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of funding for specific work at a location (details supplied). [1962/18]
    • Public Service Obligation Data
      1474. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of public service obligation subvention paid to each of the public transport companies in each of the years 2008 to 2011 in...
    • Cycling Facilities Funding
      1475. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount spent on cycling infrastructure in each year since 2008. [2002/18]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      1476. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount spent on pedestrian infrastructure in each year since 2008. [2003/18]
    • Departmental Communications
      1477. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that...
  • Department of Children and Youth Affairs
    • HIQA Inspections
      1478. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of inspections carried out by HIQA of an organisation (details supplied) since that organisation began operations; and the...
    • Foreign Adoptions
      1479. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of foreign adoptions that have been undertaken by Irish persons in each of the past three years; the countries from which the...
    • Departmental Contracts
      1480. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her attention has been drawn to the fact that a company (details supplied) that receives public contracts from her Department does not...
    • Children First Guidelines
      1481. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the implementation of the Children First Act 2015; and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Funding
      1482. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount of funding received by an organisation (details supplied) in each of the past five years and to date in 2018; and if she will...
    • Departmental Budgets
      1484. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the percentage of the out-of-hours 2017 budget for social work services that was allocated to County Carlow; and if she will make a...
    • Child Care Services Staff
      1485. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of staff working in the early years sector who are eligible for the higher capitation rate in 2017 in comparison to the number...
    • Preschool Services
      1487. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if access will be provided for preschools registered with her Department and that operate the early childhood care and education scheme to...
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      1488. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason for the removal of the over age exemption from the early childhood care and education scheme from September 2018; the...
    • Community Childcare Subvention Programme
      1490. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 234 of 13 December 2017, if community child care subvention will be provided to the parents of...
    • Departmental Funding
      1491. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from her Department that have expended resources seeking the...
    • Child Care Services
      1492. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the position regarding efforts to reopen a facility (details supplied) County Longford; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Departmental Properties
      1494. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by her Department or by bodies and agencies under its aegis by square...
    • Community Employment Schemes Data
      1496. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her Department's expenditure on the community employment child care training and development scheme in each year since 2013, by...
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      1499. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the full cost of training a person in the Aistear and Síolta programmes. [1115/18]
    • School Completion Programme
      1500. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount of funding that has been allocated to the school completion programme for 2018. [1183/18]
    • Family Resource Centres
      1502. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount of funding provided to each family resource centre in 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1185/18]
    • Child and Family Agency
      1505. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if Tusla has ever carried out an audit of the way in which the more than €7 million given to an organisation (details supplied) in...
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      1506. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the status of the ECCE scheme and the provision of two years for children with additional and-or special needs; and if she will make a...
    • Child Care Services Funding
      1507. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs when funding for grants will be made available for persons involved in child care; the amount that will be made available (details...
    • Child Protection
      1508. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if there have been child protection issues reported regarding the use of hotels and commercial accommodation as emergency homeless...
    • Legislative Programme
      1509. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff required...
    • Freedom of Information Requests
      1510. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason for a delay of more than two years with a freedom of information application lodged by a person (details supplied) in County...
    • Child and Family Agency Services
      1511. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the position of Tusla regarding the need to address concerns and provide therapy for a person’s (details supplied) child; and if...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1512. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the proportion of employees in her Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1851/18]
    • Child and Family Agency Services
      1513. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her attention has been drawn to correspondence (details supplied) circulated to Members of Dáil Éireann; her plans to deal...
    • Homeless Persons Supports
      1514. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if funding is available for transport for homeless families that have children attending school (details supplied); and if...
    • Child Care Services Funding
      1515. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her views on a motion (details supplied) by Monaghan County Council for increased funding to the child care sector; and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Communications
      1516. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight that is...
    • Departmental Strategies
      1517. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the Government's initiatives in her Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of regulatory...
  • Department of Rural and Community Development
    • Noise Pollution
      1518. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if there is legislation to deal with the issue of noise pollution caused by dogs barking constantly; if not, his plans to introduce...
    • Dormant Accounts Fund Grants
      1519. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the County Waterford based projects that have received funds from the Dormant Account Fund over the past five years; and the amount...
    • Dog Breeding Industry
      1520. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans to introduce regulations to prevent the practice of puppy farming in view of concerns for animal welfare; the enforcement...
    • Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme Administration
      1521. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the reason there is no non-legal appeal process for SICAP tendering; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55124/17]
    • Charities Regulation
      1522. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the body that regulates a charity (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55188/17]
    • Local Improvement Scheme
      1523. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding a local improvement scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Charities Regulation
      1524. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if the Charities Regulator is empowered to enforce sanctions against charities operating in contravention of the Charities Act, such...
    • Community Services Programme
      1525. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the full-year cost of matching the contribution to the community services programme to the national minimum wage rate; and if he will...
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      1527. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development further to Parliamentary Question No. 452 of 13 July 2017, the status of the proposed scheme; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • CLÁR Programme
      1528. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the funding that may be available to a primary school located in rural location not within a CLÁR area; if a pedestrian crossing...
    • Departmental Funding
      1529. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources seeking the...
    • Rural Recreation Promotion
      1530. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he will address a matter regarding an agricultural show (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54910/17]
    • Departmental Funding
      1531. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of an application (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54997/17]
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      1532. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the towns that were unsuccessful in their application to the town and village renewal scheme 2017, in tabular form; the amounts they...
    • Leader Programmes
      1533. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if there are grants available to assist an area (details supplied) in completing work on a hall for upgrading; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Properties
      1534. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the aegis of his...
    • Community Services Programme
      1535. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if funding will be awarded for a project (details supplied). [1057/18]
    • Dog Breeding Industry
      1536. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development when the dog breeding establishment guidelines review will be completed; when the public consultation submissions will be made...
    • Local Improvement Scheme Data
      1537. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount of funding that has been allocated to the local improvements scheme for 2018. [1210/18]
    • Departmental Strategies
      1538. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his Department has published a statement of strategy; if not, when is it planned to publish such a document; and if he will make a...
    • Leader Programmes Data
      1539. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount approved for projects under the Leader programme in each of the years 2014 to 2020 by local action group; the amount paid...
    • Departmental Funding
      1540. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the capital and current funding allocated to his Department for 2017; the amount spent by 31 December 2017 by subhead; and if he will...
    • Local Authority Funding
      1541. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount of the €28 million prepaid to local authorities at the end of 2016 that was not spent by 31 December 2017 on...
    • Legislative Programme
      1542. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff...
    • Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme
      1543. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of the capital funding application for the Boyneside trail from the Maiden Tower at Mornington to Drogheda; and if he will...
    • Leader Programmes Data
      1546. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the level expenditure by Leader in County Donegal for 2016 and 2017; the degree of underspend within the programme at present; the...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1547. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the proportion of employees in his department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1863/18]
    • Community Services Programme
      1548. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the reason new applications to the community services programme are closed; his plans to reopen the programme to new applicants; the...
    • Community Development Projects
      1549. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the groups in the north Clondalkin area of west county Dublin that benefitted from the community facilities scheme in 2017; the...
    • RAPID Programme
      1550. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount of funding allocated to the RAPID programme by area in each of the years 2014 to 2017; the funding planned for the RAPID...
    • Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation
      1552. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he expects to be in a position to offer grand aid to rural communities involved in various projects to enhance...
    • Telecommunications Services Provision
      1553. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he expects to be in a position to assist urban or rural communities directly by way of grant aid or indirectly...
    • Community Development Initiatives
      1554. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he expects to become involved with offering support to local community groups involved in the arts or recreation;...
    • Departmental Funding
      1555. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he has received applications for assistance from various groups throughout the country; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Consultations
      1556. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he has had discussions with voluntary or statutory bodies throughout the country with particular reference to the...
    • Rural Development Policy
      1557. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the steps he will take to address issues of rural isolation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2040/18]
    • Leader Programmes Funding
      1558. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans for the disbursement of funds through the Leader programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2043/18]
    • Dormant Accounts Fund
      1559. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which the Dormant Account Fund has fluctuated over the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Water Safety
      1560. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he plans to engage with Irish Water Safety in order to deliver an improved quality of service to the public; and...
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      1561. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he plans to develop the town and village renewal scheme in order to improve and enhance the standard of living...
    • Departmental Communications
      1562. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight...
    • Departmental Strategies
      1563. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the Government's initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of...
  • Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Poverty Impact Assessment
      1564. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the main areas of policy making and policy programmes for which the three poverty measures contained in the CSO's SILC are...
    • Community Employment Schemes Eligibility
      1565. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if community employment workers and supervisors will be included in plans to extend the working age for public sector...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      1566. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will address a matter regarding a pension in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1567. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of departmental staff employed in Drogheda per departmental premises and in statutory bodies within her remit;...
    • Social Welfare Appeals Status
      1568. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [54390/17]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1569. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will issue on a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      1570. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the funding both allocated and drawn down for the reasonable accommodation fund in each of the years 2010 to 2017, in...
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      1571. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated cost of increasing family allowances (details supplied) by 1%; and the percentage impact this would have on...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      1572. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) who submitted a carer's allowance appeal on 2 August 2017 has not had a decision on...
    • Invalidity Pension Eligibility
      1573. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the extent to which a person (details supplied) is in receipt of full entitlements attributable to invalidity pension; and...
    • Appointments to State Boards
      1574. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if candidates interviewed for the post of chief executive of the Citizens Information Board were asked to outline proposals...
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals
      1575. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position regarding a domiciliary care allowance appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Kildare. [54479/17]
    • State Pension (Contributory) Applications
      1576. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position regarding a State pension (contributory) application by a person (details supplied) in County Kildare. [54480/17]
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      1579. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of the review of a State pension (contributory) for a person (details supplied); when a decision will be issued;...
    • Community Employment Drug Rehabilitation Projects
      1580. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the annual cost for the community employment drug rehab projects under the social inclusion framework, excluding all...
    • Community Employment Schemes Eligibility
      1581. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on a matter raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [54544/17]
    • State Pension (Contributory) Appeals
      1582. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a pension appeal by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [54549/17]
    • Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme
      1583. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons by county that have availed of the back to work enterprise allowance in each of the years 2015 to...
    • Invalidity Pension Applications
      1584. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for an invalidity pension by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on...
    • Rent Supplement Scheme Payments
      1585. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 522 of 12 December 2017, the documentation requested on 6 September 2017 in the case...
    • Departmental Funding
      1586. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from her Department that have expended resources...
    • Invalidity Pension Eligibility
      1587. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the timeframe for changes to the social welfare system which would allow self employed persons to apply for an invalidity or...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1588. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a disability allowance will issue in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Rural Social Scheme
      1589. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to grant extra leave to rural social scheme supervisors that have worked as supervisors on the scheme for a long...
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      1590. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the payments she expects to be covered by class S PRSI payments in the future; the expected timeframe for same; and if she...
    • Departmental Staff
      1591. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her Department is due to increase the number of staff based in Drogheda in addition to those currently employed; the...
    • Social Welfare Appeals Status
      1592. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of an appeal in the case of a person (detail supplied) in respect of an alleged...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1593. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 251 of 7 December 2017, if she will review eligibility for disability allowance in the...
    • Invalidity Pension Appeals
      1595. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of an appeal for invalidity pension in the case of a person (details supplied); if...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      1596. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if those in receipt of a carer's allowance are eligible for a contributory State pension; and if she will make a statement...
    • Back to Education Allowance Eligibility
      1597. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person that is required to carry out a paid internship for a certain period of time over the academic year as part of...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1598. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for disability allowance by a person (details supplied) will be reviewed; and if she will make a statement...
    • Fuel Allowance Applications
      1599. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason an application for fuel allowance by a person (details supplied) was refused; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1600. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for carer's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Community Employment Schemes Operation
      1601. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her Department funds the paying of holiday pay for those on community employment schemes that pass away while working on...
    • Proposed Legislation
      1602. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to initiate legislation to regulate tip sharing arrangements in the service industry; and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Properties
      1603. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by her Department or by bodies and agencies under the...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Applications
      1604. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for jobseeker's allowance will be reopened in case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Community Employment Schemes Eligibility
      1606. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 500 of 12 December 2017, the international evidence that justifies the six and seven...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1607. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application to transfer a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals
      1608. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when payment will issue to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1028/18]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1609. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when payment will issue to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1029/18]
    • Fuel Allowance Data
      1610. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of households in receipt of the fuel allowance at the end of 2017; and the cost to the Exchequer of this benefit...
    • Invalidity Pension Eligibility
      1611. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for an invalidity pension now under review will be expedited and approved in the case of a person (details...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility
      1612. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if long-term benefit payments will be put in place for a person (details supplied). [1037/18]
    • Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme Applications
      1613. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of the partial capacity benefit application by a person (details supplied); when a decision will be made; and if...
    • Invalidity Pension Eligibility
      1614. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of returning a person (details supplied) to invalidity pension from partial capacity benefit now that the...
    • Invalidity Pension Applications
      1615. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1082/18]
    • Social Insurance Payments
      1616. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of increasing all social insurance payments by amounts (details supplied), in tabular form; and if she...
    • State Pensions
      1618. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of reversing the changes made in 2012 to the bands for the contributory pension; and if she will make a...
    • Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Scheme
      1621. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full year cost of increasing the back to school clothing and footwear allowance by amounts (details supplied), in...
    • One-Parent Family Payment
      1622. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of reversing changes made to the one-parent family payment in 2012, in tabular form; and if she will make...
    • Jobseeker's Payments
      1623. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of extending jobseeker's payments to the self employed, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement...
    • Working Family Payment
      1624. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of increasing the income thresholds for family income supplement by amounts (details supplied), in...
    • State Pensions
      1626. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of reinstating the State transition pension; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1233/18]
    • Bereavement Grant
      1627. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of reinstating the bereavement grant at a rate of €850; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Child Benefit Expenditure
      1629. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of increasing child benefit by amounts (details supplied), in tabular form; and if she will make a...
    • Maternity Benefit Expenditure
      1630. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of increasing maternity benefit by one, two, three, four, five and six weeks, respectively, in tabular...
    • Paternity Benefit
      1631. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of increasing paternity benefit by one, two, three, four, five and six weeks, respectively, in tabular...
    • Free Travel Scheme
      1633. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of operating the free travel scheme; the cost of increasing expenditure by 10%; and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Staff Training
      1635. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if all Intreo staff have received disability awareness training; the cost of training staff who have not undergone such...
    • Wage Subsidy Scheme
      1636. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the full-year cost of extending the wage subsidy scheme for persons in receipt of partial capacity benefit; and if she will...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1638. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of staff working in the social welfare appeals office; the full-year cost of increasing the number of staff by...
    • Pensions Reform
      1639. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans for an auto-enrolment pension system; if a report has been or is being prepared on same; the expected publication...
    • Carer's Allowance Eligibility
      1640. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when carer's allowance will be restored in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Free Travel Scheme Eligibility
      1641. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to extend entitlement to the free travel pass to persons who suffer from epilepsy and are medically unfit to drive...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      1642. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a disability allowance for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1299/18]
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      1643. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a full disability allowance will be awarded to a person (details supplied) following recent changes to the system...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      1644. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a disability allowance will be awarded to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Supplementary Welfare Allowance Applications
      1645. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a supplementary payment will issue to a person (details supplied); if the payment will issue in the near future; and if...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Applications
      1646. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a jobseeker's allowance will be issued in the case of a person (details supplied); if payment will be made in the near...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1647. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if disability allowance will be approved for a person (details supplied). [1350/18]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1649. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Social Welfare Code
      1651. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to examine a scheme (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1479/18]
    • Social Welfare Inspections
      1652. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the average length of time it takes social welfare inspectors to process cases in each county or district, in tabular form....
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      1653. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when payment to a person (details supplied) will begin, if it will be backdated to include the Christmas bonus and living...
    • Legislative Programme
      1654. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration and the number...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Applications
      1655. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1601/18]
    • Social Welfare Payments Administration
      1656. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the way in which social welfare payments (details supplied) are paid; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1669/18]
    • Back to Education Allowance
      1657. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the BTEA criteria will be reviewed again with regard to the progress in educational qualifications (details supplied);...
    • Carer's Benefit Applications
      1658. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for carer's benefit by a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Community Employment Schemes Operation
      1659. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to allow flexibility for employees on community employment schemes who have reached 65 years of age to remain in...
    • Social Insurance
      1660. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a retired person under 66 years of age in receipt of income from an approved retirement fund must pay PRSI on...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1662. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Social Welfare Appeals
      1665. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1744/18]
    • Fuel Allowance Eligibility
      1666. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the issue of persons who transfer from homeless payments to jobseeker's payments after being housed and who do not...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1668. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the proportion of employees in her Department or in organisations under its remit registered as disabled. [1856/18]
    • Carer's Allowance Data
      1669. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications for carer's allowance received in each of the past five years to date in 2018; the number...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Payments
      1670. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the appropriate level of jobseeker's allowance payable in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • One-Parent Family Payment
      1671. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the steps she has taken to correct the anomaly whereby the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005, which gives the State the...
    • Social Welfare Code
      1672. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the time limits for backdating all social welfare payments under the remit of her Department, in tabular form; and if she...
    • Social Welfare Fraud Data
      1673. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of sanctions issued by her Department in each of the years 2012 to 2017 as a result of non-compliance or...
    • JobPath Data
      1674. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons, by age and length of unemployment, who have participated in JobPath in each year since it commenced...
    • Jobseeker's Payments
      1675. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons aged 45 years of age and above in receipt of jobseeker's payments, in tabular form; and if she will...
    • Wage Subsidy Scheme
      1676. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the wage subsidy scheme can be offered to a person (details supplied); if there are other supports available to the...
    • Departmental Reports
      1677. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when she will publish the report into access to social welfare payments by seasonal workers in County Donegal; and if she...
    • Fuel Allowance Eligibility
      1678. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if all employees on rural social schemes are entitled to fuel allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • State Pension (Contributory)
      1679. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if persons previously self-employed who become carers do not receive credited contributions towards their pension...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1680. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied). [1974/18]
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1681. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for a disability allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Data
      1684. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of requests made by her Department to the Revenue Commissioners in each of the past five years in respect of...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      1685. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human...
    • Government Information Service
      1686. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the Government's initiatives in her Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness on...
  • Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
    • Foreshore Licence Applications
      1687. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of foreshore licences issued in each of the years 2012 to 2017 for Lough Foyle; the persons or bodies they were...
    • Commercial Rates
      1688. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if an analysis has been conducted as to the impact of the commercial rates revaluation that occurred in County Waterford in...
    • Water Charges Exemptions
      1689. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to introduce an exemption for water charges for sports clubs, community groups and registered charities; and if he...
    • Irish Water Administration
      1690. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding Irish Water; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54909/17]
    • Standards in Public Office Commission
      1691. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to amend the SIPO law on foreign donations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55013/17]
    • Presidential Elections
      1692. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the models being considered in terms of extending voting rights in presidential elections to citizens abroad; and if he will...
    • Planning Issues
      1696. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of planning permissions accepted or granted for waste recycling facilities without an environmental impact...
    • Non-Principal Private Residence Charge Exemptions
      1697. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the position regarding persons who were resident abroad but own a house here and are now selling the house and have been...
    • Solar Energy Guidelines
      1698. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government further to Parliamentary Question No. 261 of 13 December 2017, the status of the ongoing review. [1810/18]
    • Local Government Reform
      1700. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to reinstate former borough councils in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54308/17]
    • Ministerial Meetings
      1701. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he last met with Louth County Council regarding the delivery of social housing. [54309/17]
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      1702. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to introduce an affordable housing scheme in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54310/17]
    • National Planning Framework
      1703. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the way in which towns and regions will be selected for inclusion within the national planning framework; and if he will make...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Eligibility
      1704. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if the net income limits can be changed in the social housing assessment regulations to take into account the housing...
    • Commercial Rates Exemptions
      1705. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the legal impediment prohibiting the removal of the obligation for commercial rates payment for private providers of early...
    • Mortgage to Rent Scheme Data
      1706. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of mortgage-to-rent applications that were made in 2016 and 2017; the number that have been approved; the banks...
    • Rent Pressure Zones
      1707. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if consideration has been given to applying a rent pressure zone to Dundalk (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Water Supply Leakages
      1708. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a person in a house with an identified leak must have a water meter installed to avail of the first fix repair under the...
    • Seaweed Harvesting Licences
      1709. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of the monitoring plan under consideration in his Department in respect of an application to harvest seaweed in...
    • Water and Sewerage Schemes
      1710. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has concluded his negotiations with a group (details supplied) on the issue of increasing the subventions to the...
    • Residential Tenancies Board Data
      1711. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of determination orders made by the Residential Tenancies Board in the past five years on registered tenancies;...
    • Election Management System
      1714. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to link PPS numbers to the voter registration process in order that those turning 18 years of age are automatically...
    • Local Authority Housing Funding
      1715. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government further to Parliamentary Question No. 245 of 22 November 2017, if he will address a series of queries (details supplied); and...
    • Homeless Persons Data
      1716. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of homeless persons reported by his Department in County Wicklow (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • An Bord Pleanála Applications
      1719. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason for the delay by An Bord Pleanála in dealing with applications from quarries and other entities for...
    • Local Authority Finances
      1720. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the progress made in implementing the high level intervention recommended in the 2013 report of the Waterford reorganisation...
    • Local Authority Housing Data
      1721. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of local authority dwellings that have been built in each housing authority area in the past 20 years; and the...
    • Local Authority Boundaries
      1723. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if consideration will be given to allow the Sligo borough boundary to be increased (details supplied) in view of the fact the...
    • Irish Water Administration
      1724. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason Irish Water is refusing or is unable to repay individual persons on the basis that they originally overpaid and...
    • Local Authority Rates
      1725. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if local authorities send a copy of their RA16 schedule of uncollected rates to him annually; and if he will make a statement...
    • Departmental Funding
      1729. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from his Department that have expended resources...
    • Local Authority Housing Data
      1730. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of social and voluntary housing units allocated by Louth County Council under the various methods of delivery in...
    • Foreshore Licence Applications
      1732. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government further to Parliamentary Question No. 622 of 21 November 2017, the names and qualifications of all persons involved in the...
    • Local Authority Housing Maintenance
      1733. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if funding will be made available to Mayo County Council under the energy retrofitting programme or other related schemes to...
    • Pyrite Remediation Programme Expenditure
      1734. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will request the pyrite board to increase the allowances for accommodation costs during remediation in view of the...
    • Approved Housing Bodies
      1735. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason housing associations, such as an association (details supplied), are not charging tenants a differential rent....
    • Planning Guidelines
      1736. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the statutory instrument pertaining to the rules applying to the change of use of buildings from commercial to...
    • Traveller Accommodation
      1737. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of Travellers evicted under section 10 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 in 2016 and 2017. [55105/17]
    • Compulsory Purchase Orders
      1739. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of homes acquired by compulsory purchase order by each local authority in tabular form. [55119/17]
    • Housing Assistance Payment Eligibility
      1740. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will address the difficulty facing RAS tenants who cannot enter the HAP scheme until their period of termination notice...
    • Housing Adaptation Grant Eligibility
      1741. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will review regulations affecting local authorities’ housing grants for persons with a disability to take into...
    • Departmental Properties
      1742. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the vacant properties and land not in use, owned, rented or leased by his Department or by bodies and agencies under the...
    • Approved Housing Bodies
      1744. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the impact that reclassification of tier 3 approved housing bodies as on the Government balance sheet in early 2018 would...
    • Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report
      1745. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the arrangements that have been made to review local electoral areas outside those covered by the two committees that have...
    • Local Government Audit Service
      1746. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he is satisfied that the audits of all local authorities reflect their compliance with national and EU law in respect of...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1747. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of long-term social housing voids returned to stock by each local authority in each of the years 2014 to 2017 and...
    • NAMA Social Housing Provision
      1756. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the locations and numbers of the social housing units delivered by NAMA in 2017 (details supplied). [1144/18]
    • Residential Tenancies Board Administration
      1757. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will direct agencies dealing with the housing crisis, such as the Residential Tenancies Board, to have free and...
    • NAMA Social Housing Provision
      1758. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of dwellings offered by NAMA to Limerick City and County Council and approved housing bodies for use as social...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1759. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of social housing units built and purchased by Limerick City and County Council in each of the years 2007 to 2017,...
    • Housing Regeneration
      1760. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of housing units demolished, refurbished and built under the regeneration programme in Limerick city to date, in...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1761. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the planned number of social housing units to be built or purchased in County Limerick in 2018. [1205/18]
    • Mortgage to Rent Scheme
      1762. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the position regarding proposals for a new mortgage to rent scheme; the number of persons that are expected to be approved...
    • Housing Policy
      1764. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a further circular letter has issued in relation to section 3.2.3 of the Rural Housing Guidelines (details supplied); if...
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme Review
      1765. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government further to Parliamentary Question No. 1967 of 11 September 2017, when the report of the review of the tenant purchase scheme...
    • Defective Building Materials
      1766. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a redress scheme for homeowners affected by mica will be established within the first quarter of 2018; and if he will make...
    • Protected Disclosures
      1767. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will make available an unredacted copy of the report submitted by Galway City Council relative to the case of a person...
    • Planning Appeals
      1768. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to address concerns with regard to objectors to planning applications (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Occupational Therapy
      1770. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the person or body that provides the occupational therapist's report for elderly and disabled persons in cases in which they...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1771. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of new builds completed by councils only not including houses bought from private or other sources in 2017 for...
    • Rural Resettlement Scheme
      1773. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of persons seeking housing in cities that are willing to move to rural areas; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Local Authority Boundaries
      1775. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will be making a decision on the boundary between counties Roscommon and Westmeath; if so, when (details supplied); and...
    • Building Regulations
      1776. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when proposals will be brought forward that apartment blocks or commercial buildings can be built higher; and if he will make...
    • Wind Energy Guidelines
      1779. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he plans to bring forward new wind turbine guidelines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1415/18]
    • Water Services Funding
      1780. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he will have extra subvention money allocated to group water schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding
      1782. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if 100% funding will be provided to group water schemes for upgrade works; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Local Authority Staff Recruitment
      1785. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the position of Galway county manager will be advertised to become permanent; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • National Planning Framework
      1786. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the final national planning framework document will be finalised; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1422/18]
    • Strategic Infrastructure Provision
      1788. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when proposals will be brought forward to try speed up major infrastructure projects (details supplied); and if he will make...
    • Local Authority Funding
      1789. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the fact that €15.5 million was collected in property tax in County Galway and it...
    • Septic Tank Grants
      1790. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if funding will be provided to all persons who have septic tanks for upgrade if required (details supplied); and if he will...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      1792. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on establishing a new section that is not involved with his Department or councils that would take over the build...
    • Irish Water Funding
      1793. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the funding his Department will be providing to Irish Water in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1431/18]
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme Data
      1794. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of houses that were sold under the tenant purchase scheme in place at present under social housing; and if he will...
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme
      1796. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason there is a €15,000 income stipulation from employment in the tenant purchase scheme for social housing...
    • Approved Housing Bodies
      1798. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of houses in housing agencies' ownership; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1436/18]
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1799. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of vacant social housing units as of 31 December 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1437/18]
    • Homeless Accommodation Provision
      1800. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of private housing units and hotel beds being paid for by his Department under different schemes as of 31 December...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      1802. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount of funding his Department provides to environmental organisations; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • European Parliament Elections
      1804. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he or his Department has been informed by Mr. Donald Tusk or his offices regarding a consultation process on possible...
    • Homeless Accommodation Provision
      1805. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the use of commercial accommodation providers as a means of accommodating homeless families with children will cease;...
    • Legislative Programme
      1807. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of...
    • Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund
      1808. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the drawdown of funding from the local infrastructure housing activation scheme in 2017. [1575/18]
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1809. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of rapid build units completed in 2017. [1576/18]
    • Repair and Leasing Scheme
      1810. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of lease and repair scheme units completed in 2017. [1577/18]
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1811. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of long-term leases for social housing units completed in 2017. [1578/18]
    • Commercial Rates
      1814. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the rates refund applying to vacant commercial property in respect of each local authority; and if he will make a statement...
    • Housing Adaptation Grant Funding
      1815. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount allocated and the amount drawn down by each local authority in 2017 for the housing aid for older people, mobility...
    • Housing Data
      1816. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will report on the method of measuring residential unit building completions; the improvements that will be made to the...
    • Thatching Grants Applications
      1817. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the position regarding an application for a thatched roof grant by a person (details supplied). [1630/18]
    • Commercial Rates
      1818. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a comprehensive public consultation on a review of the commercial rates system has been instigated; if so, the stage it is...
    • Vacant Sites Levy
      1819. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the way the vacant site levy will operate and impact on persons who own such sites in County Kildare; if a list of such sites...
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme Eligibility
      1820. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if local authority tenants who had works carried out to their dwelling by their local authority to adapt the home for the...
    • Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report
      1822. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the deadline for submissions to the local government boundary committee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1709/18]
    • Water Charges
      1823. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a person must produce a receipt showing they paid domestic water charges now that they are abolished in view of the fact...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1824. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the proportion of employees in his Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1860/18]
    • Rental Accommodation Standards
      1825. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount being made available to local authorities in 2018 for rental property inspections; the percentage of rental...
    • Housing Data
      1826. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of rapid build houses that have been built and occupied to the end of 2017; the rapid build schemes and number of...
    • Rental Sector Strategy
      1828. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if an expert group to examine the issue of a cost rental model for housing has been established; if so, the membership of the...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1829. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of social housing completions for each local authority in 2017, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement...
    • Local Authority Housing Data
      1831. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the housing list for one, two, three and four bedroom housing units, respectively, by local authority; the way in which the...
    • Housing Assistance Payment Administration
      1832. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on a recently published report (details supplied); his plans to make changes to the HAP scheme; the categories that...
    • Commercial Rates Data
      1833. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the commercial rates charge as levied on commercial businesses and companies for each county council or local authority...
    • Departmental Communications
      1834. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human...
    • An Bord Pleanála Data
      1835. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of applications made to An Bord Pleanála under the new fast track process for developments in excess of 100...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1836. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of Part V units agreed under the new fast track process for developments in excess of100 homes since its inception...
    • Land Availability
      1839. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the lands owned by local authorities; the amount of land which is zoned residential in the ownership of each local authority;...
    • Departmental Advertising Expenditure
      1840. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the Government's initiatives in his Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness on...
  • Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
    • Regional Airports
      1841. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when the land for Clifden airport was purchased; the person or body the land was purchased from; the amount paid; and if she will...
    • Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga
      1844. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cathain a fhoilseofar torthaí an athbhreithnithe a rinne an Rialtas ar éifeachtacht scéim na...
    • Scéim na bhFoghlaimeoirí Gaeilge
      1845. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht maidir leis an aighneacht atá curtha faoina bhráid ag eagraíochtaí éagsúla, lena...
    • Caiteachas Ranna
      1846. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cá mhéad airgid atá caite ag Rannán na Gaeltachta i ngach contae le cúig bliana anuas. [54357/17]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      1847. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the spending by her Department by county for the past five years. [54358/17]
    • Departmental Funding
      1848. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if funding is available for a group (details supplied) in County Donegal to enable it to renew old equipment and to travel to a...
    • National Monuments
      1850. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to intervene to protect and preserve all 1916 buildings threatened with demolition; if preservation orders for all...
    • Departmental Funding
      1851. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding options available to purchase equipment for a newly formed brass band; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Commemorative Events
      1852. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when the next meeting of the Famine commemoration committee is due to take place; if a decision will be made at that meeting on...
    • Departmental Funding
      1853. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if annual funding for a community centre (details supplied) will be provided. [54663/17]
    • Deontais Ranna
      1854. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht an gcuirfidh sí i bhfoirm tábla gach deontas a bhronn an Roinn ar gach aon ghrúpa, eagras nó duine aonair...
    • Creative Ireland Programme
      1855. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the research that was carried out that informed the policy decision to invest €0.9 million in citizen engagement under the...
    • Departmental Bodies
      1860. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason there is currently no chairperson of the high level implementation group for the arts in education charter; and when...
    • Departmental Funding
      1861. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her attention has been drawn to the change of use supplied by a company for a planned event centre in Cork; if the decision...
    • Natural Heritage Areas Designation
      1862. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of a proposed natural heritage area (details supplied); when it will be finalised; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Departmental Funding
      1863. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the name and number of organisations here that are in receipt of funding from her Department that have expended resources seeking...
    • Creative Ireland Programme
      1865. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 273 of 13 December 2017, the cost of the Creative Ireland feature that ran in a newspaper...
    • Enterprise Ireland Properties
      1915. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the sale of studios (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [54999/17]
    • Creative Ireland Programme
      1916. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 284 of 13 December 2017, if no cost was incurred by her Department for the supplement on...
    • Bord Údarás na Gaeltachta
      1919. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht maidir leis an mbord nua d’Údarás na Gaeltachta, an bhfuil na comhaltaí nua ainmnithe aici go fóill;...
    • Departmental Properties
      1920. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her Department plans to purchase a site (details supplied) in Athy. [55121/17]
    • Departmental Budgets
      1922. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the area from which in her Department's budget, €245,000 will be taken to support the digitalisation of an archive...
    • Road Network
      1925. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if there are outstanding requests for information or opinion from the national parks section of her Department from Transport...
    • Departmental Budgets
      1926. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the amount of the capital carryover from 2016 of €13 million that was not spent by 31 December 2017; the subheads under...
    • Departmental Properties
      1927. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when consideration of the submissions received as part of the public consultation conducted by her Department in relation to the...
    • Bord Údarás na Gaeltachta
      1928. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht mioneolas a thabhairt faoin teagmháil a bhí aici agus ag an Aire Stáit le SLM Éire Teo, sular fhógair an...
    • National Monuments
      1931. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to deal with the growing numbers of visitors that are making their way to the Hill of Tara (details supplied); and when...
    • Arts Funding
      1932. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding provided by her Department to the Irish amateur dramatic movement partaking in the All-Ireland festival circuit, both...
    • Waterways Ireland Funding
      1933. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her attention has been drawn to the fact that due to constant cuts to Waterways Ireland's budget, there are no funds available...
    • Inland Waterways Development
      1934. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she has received an invitation to attend the World Canal Conference in Athlone in October 2018; if she will attend same; and...
    • Legislative Programme
      1935. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the projects undertaken to consolidate or amalgamate existing legislation, including the cost, the duration, the number of staff...
    • Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme
      1936. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the details of the turf cutting compensation scheme; the way in which persons can apply to this scheme; and if she will make a...
    • Commencement of Legislation
      1937. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when section 36 of the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000 will be commenced; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1646/18]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1942. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the proportion of employees in her Department or in organisations under its remit registered disabled. [1853/18]
    • National Monuments
      1944. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the rate agreed for liquidated and ascertained damages in the building contract for 14 to 17 Moore Street, Dublin 1; if the...
    • Scéim na mBóithre Áise
      1945. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht an ndéanfaidh sí cur síos ar na pleananna atá aici maidir le Scéim na mBóithre Áise a chur ar...
    • Departmental Communications
      1946. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her Department uses anti-profanity software on its email systems and online contact forms; if so, the level of human oversight...
    • Departmental Strategies
      1947. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the Government's initiatives in her Department in 2017 that promoted State services or welfare payments, public awareness of...