Written answers

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • European Council Meetings
      34. To ask the Taoiseach if he will report on the issues raised during his attendance at the European Council meeting in October 2018. [43428/18]
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • Public Transport Provision
      71. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to alleviate the pressure in view of severe overcrowding on public transport in Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Military Aircraft Landings
      72. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason, consistent with the policy of neutrality, there would be that so many US aircraft seeking exemptions under the Air Navigation...
    • Road Traffic Legislation
      74. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the minimum passing distance legislation; and if there will be other cycling initiatives delivered in advance of a...
    • Departmental Reports
      75. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason for the delay in publishing the report by the Maritime Development Office and his Department into the use of the UK landbridge...
    • Road Traffic Legislation
      76. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if work has taken place on a consolidation project of the Road Traffic Acts in view of the reassurances of his predecessors that such a...
    • Road Projects Status
      77. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if funding will be provided in 2019 towards the advancement of planning and design of a road project (details supplied) in view of the...
    • Legislative Reviews
      78. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the internal review into SI No. 224 of 1973, the Air Navigation (Carriage of Munitions of War, Weapons and Dangerous Goods) Order, his...
    • Bus Services
      79. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the additional capacity that will be made to the Dublin Bus fleet in 2019 to deal with the continuing increase in bus passenger numbers in...
    • Noise Pollution Legislation
      80. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the interaction between his Department and Fingal County Council on his plans to establish it as the competent authority...
    • Road Projects Status
      81. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the Bonagee link road project in County Donegal; when the project will commence; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Rail Network
      83. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide dedicated transport police for DART and commuter train lines in Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Sports Capital Programme Expenditure
      84. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans for investment in vital recreational infrastructure for local communities such as swimming pools, community centres and other...
    • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
      85. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the change in greenhouse gas emissions expected to result from each of the road projects included in the National Development Plan...
    • Traffic Management
      86. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the College Green area, Dublin 2, particularly in view of An Bord Pleanála's decision to reject planning permission for...
    • Road Traffic Legislation
      87. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the proposed road traffic Bill with graduated penalties for speeding will be introduced; the concerns that remain for him regarding...
    • Rail Services Provision
      88. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the recent contact he has had with Iarnród Éireann on the new timetable which has continued to provide a reduced service to...
    • Military Aircraft Landings
      89. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of exemptions sought by the United States of America under the Air Navigation (Carriage of Munitions of War, Weapons and...
    • Brexit Issues
      90. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the contingency plan being put in place by him regarding the matter of reports that one third of Irish planes could be grounded by a...
    • Bus Services
      91. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress of the Bus Éireann review of services in the Ballincollig area, County Cork; when recommended changes will be...
    • Rail Network Expansion
      94. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason for the delay in the next phase of the public consultation for MetroLink; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45653/18]
    • Public Transport Fares
      95. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on whether Ireland should dramatically reduce public transport fares to encourage its use in view of the urgent necessity to...
    • Railway Stations
      96. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the lack of parking facilities at Portlaoise and Ballybrophy train stations, County Laois, and the need...
    • Public Transport Fares
      98. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will re-examine the fare structure on the commuter train lines with specific reference to Newbridge, County Kildare, which has not...
    • Local Authority Funding
      99. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will ensure that substantial additional funding is provided to Cavan and Monaghan County Councils for the 2019 non-national...
    • Road Projects Status
      100. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress of the A5; the details of his engagement with his counterpart in Northern Ireland on this project; the funding that will be...
    • Rail Services Provision
      101. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent of proposed augmentation and investment in rail services over the next five years, with particular reference to the extent...
    • Noise Pollution Legislation (1 comment)
      103. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps he has taken on the establishment of a competent authority under EU Regulation 598/14 since pre-legislative scrutiny of the...
    • Rail Services Provision
      104. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will direct Irish Rail to re-examine the new rail timetables for north County Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
      105. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the additional policy measures under consideration to change the expected transport sector greenhouse gas emissions from the increases...
    • Proposed Legislation
      106. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the work being carried out on the legislation for the regulation of rickshaws. [45524/18]
  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • Seanad Reform
      107. To ask the Taoiseach the status of the work of the Seanad reform implementation group and in particular its considerations on the extension of Seanad election voting rights to additional...
    • Departmental Communications
      108. To ask the Taoiseach the amount spent on making videos in each month since he became Taoiseach. [44621/18]
    • Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements
      109. To ask the Taoiseach if he will report on his discussion with the Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Shinzo Abe, when they met in Brussels on 18 October 2018. [44651/18]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      110. To ask the Taoiseach the breakdown of the staff in his Department by grade. [44653/18]
    • Departmental Meetings
      111. To ask the Taoiseach if he, his departmental officials and-or his predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and-or representatives of same in the past three...
    • Departmental Consultations
      112. To ask the Taoiseach the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form. [44866/18]
    • Departmental Contracts
      114. To ask the Taoiseach if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years; if so, the project name and...
    • Departmental Meetings
      115. To ask the Taoiseach the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details supplied) in the past three years....
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      116. To ask the Taoiseach the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by the independent review mechanism and...
  • Department of Defence
    • Defence Forces Training
      117. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of progress on the plans for an institute for peace support and leadership training at the Curragh; when the feasibility study under...
    • Air Corps Strength
      118. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his plans to reopen the Air Corps pilot service commitment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44693/18]
    • Defence Forces Recruitment
      119. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if leaving certificate results obtained in two sittings can be accepted for entry into the Army cadets; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Meetings
      120. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if he, his departmental officials and-or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and-or...
    • Departmental Consultations
      121. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form; and if he...
    • Defence Forces Recruitment
      123. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of applicants recruited despite failing a psychometric test for recruitment campaigns undertaken in the Defence Forces in 2017 and to...
    • Health and Safety
      124. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the action he has taken or plans to take on foot of the O'Toole report which was sent to the whistleblowers 12 months ago and feedback received...
    • Defence Forces Recruitment
      125. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the reason a person (details supplied) was not able to start their military training on the date advised to them; the steps the Defence Forces...
    • Departmental Funding
      126. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the annual allocation for defence in each budget since 2008; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45053/18]
    • Departmental Contracts
      127. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years; if so,...
    • Departmental Correspondence
      128. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Question No. 106 of 26 September 2018, when a copy of DMC47 will be furnished. [45337/18]
    • Departmental Meetings
      129. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details supplied) in...
    • Defence Forces Recruitment
      130. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45581/18]
    • Air Corps Strength
      131. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of personnel employed in a full-time flight safety role in the Air Corps; and the ranks of each. [45753/18]
    • Defence Forces Medical Services
      132. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if assistance will be provided with regard to the medical expenses for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Defence Forces Personnel Data
      133. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of Defence Forces cadets who graduated in each of the past two years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45863/18]
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      134. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45894/18]
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      135. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by the Independent...
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • UN Conferences
      136. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if Ireland was represented at the UN third high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases in New York on 27 September 2018; if so, the...
    • Military Aircraft Landings
      137. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade further to Questions Nos. 557, 559 and 560 of 23 October 2018, the reason these same conditions are not imposed on all civilian aircraft on...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      138. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department. [45903/18]
    • British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference
      139. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on the British Irish Intergovernmental Conference; and the issues that were discussed. [45880/18]
    • EU Development
      140. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on the progress of EU reform. [45640/18]
    • Citizenship Applications
      141. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of persons who applied for Irish citizenship in each the years 2016, 2017 and to date in 2018; the locations from which the...
    • United Nations
      142. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade further to Parliamentary Question No. 67 of 10 May 2018, the progress made regarding discussions in relation to the creation of a UN...
    • Brexit Issues
      144. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his Department is monitoring the correspondence it receives regarding Brexit; if so, the areas which are of most concern to those...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      145. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he, his departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and or...
    • Undocumented Irish in the USA
      146. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the progress made to date in addressing the undocumented Irish in the United States of America; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Consultations
      147. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form; and if...
    • Consular Services Provision
      149. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to establish an honorary consulate in a country (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44918/18]
    • Election Monitoring Missions
      150. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to plans to send international observers to observe the upcoming elections in Bahrain in view of the...
    • Foreign Conflicts
      151. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the measures he is taking at EU level in conjunction with his European counterparts to address the situation and famine in Yemen; and if he...
    • Departmental Funding
      152. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the funding provided by his Department or an agency under his auspices to a project (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • International Election Monitoring
      153. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the reason Ireland has scaled back the number of observers it is sending to the 2018 elections in Georgia compared to previous elections in...
    • Departmental Contracts
      154. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years; if...
    • Human Rights
      155. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the steps he is taking with his EU foreign Minister colleagues to address the reports of human rights violations in Xinjiang directed at the...
    • Departmental Meetings
      157. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details...
    • Consular Services Provision
      158. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the position regarding the consular assistance being provided to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Foreign Policy
      159. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the recent presidential elections in Brazil; his views on the fact that an extreme right wing candidate...
    • Brexit Issues
      160. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the campaigns he is undertaking to inform persons about Brexit; the format these will take; if he has sought external advice on same; and if...
  • Department of Finance
    • Ireland Strategic Investment Fund Investments
      161. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount of the €335 million received from the sale of the stake in Aer Lingus and placed into a connectivity fund which has been invested by the...
    • VAT Exemptions
      162. To ask the Minister for Finance if he has given consideration to exempting counselling and psychotherapy services from VAT in circumstances in which the practitioner is a registered...
    • Tax Reliefs Application
      163. To ask the Minister for Finance the way in which a person who qualifies as a disabled driver and has a modified car can apply for a diesel refund; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Property Tax Data
      164. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount of funding which has been paid in property tax since its introduction in counties Sligo and Leitrim; the number of households paying; the...
    • Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland
      165. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of guarantees and risk-sharing facilities the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland has provided in the past two years to date to enhance small...
    • Tax Yield
      166. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated cost of increasing the point at which a single worker pays the higher rate of income tax by amount and year (details supplied) with prorate...
    • Tax Reliefs Data
      170. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated cost of increasing the capital acquisitions tax group A tax-free threshold by €10,000, €20,000 and €30,000, respectively,...
    • Budget 2019
      171. To ask the Minister for Finance the factors that underline the year-on-year change in the equity and loan transactions listed in table A1 of the economic and fiscal outlook in Budget 2019....
    • Irish Real Estate Fund
      172. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will report on the review of retirement funds; the way in which budget 2019 increases in the State pension may impact on pensioners with an approved...
    • Budget 2019
      174. To ask the Minister for Finance if there were changes made to the tax system in budget 2019 that would provide additional tax credits for stay-at-home parents; and if he will make a...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      175. To ask the Minister for Finance if he, his Departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and-or its representatives in...
    • Tax Collection
      176. To ask the Minister for Finance if the Revenue Commissioners have considered the effects of PAYE modernisation on small businesses here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44805/18]
    • Tax Code
      177. To ask the Minister for Finance the position regarding inheritance tax thresholds in cases in which a niece or nephew is inheriting following Budget 2019; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Tax Exemptions
      178. To ask the Minister for Finance if a brother-in-law or sister-in-law rents his or her lands to a brother-in-law or sister-in-law, if he or she can avail of the land leasing exemption; and if...
    • VAT Rate Application
      179. To ask the Minister for Finance the way in which the annual rent of a mobile home is affected by the changes to VAT made in budget 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44819/18]
    • Departmental Consultations
      180. To ask the Minister for Finance the location of the submissions made in the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Tax Exemptions
      182. To ask the Minister for Finance the reason national lottery games are exempt from betting tax; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44939/18]
    • Mortgage Interest Relief Application
      183. To ask the Minister for Finance the changes made to mortgage interest relief for homeowners in budget 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44958/18]
    • Tax Data
      184. To ask the Minister for Finance the cost of increasing to amounts (details supplied), the standard rate income tax cut off point for a single point; the estimated cost of an equivalent...
    • Revenue Commissioners Reports
      186. To ask the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 203 of 23 October 2018, if he will clarify the nature of the deliberative process mentioned; when this process began;...
    • Brexit Issues
      187. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on the recent publication from the Parliamentary Budget Office (details supplied); the reason such sensitivity analysis has not been provided; and...
    • Banking Sector
      188. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the interim accounts of a bank (details supplied) for 2018 that allocated €411 million from the incurred but not...
    • Tax Data
      189. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of employees that avail of childcare as a benefit-in-kind from their employer. [45109/18]
    • Insurance Industry Regulation
      190. To ask the Minister for Finance the measures he is taking to address the practice in the motor insurance industry of unfairly charging excessive premiums for returning emigrants regardless...
    • Tax Data
      191. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of recipients of the home carer's tax credit in each of the past three years by dependant type; the number in the past three years by those...
    • Insurance Industry
      192. To ask the Minister for Finance the position with regard to insurance companies taking into account a person's previous criminal conviction when deciding to offer home or car insurance; and...
    • Departmental Contracts
      194. To ask the Minister for Finance if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years; if so, the project...
    • Revenue Commissioners
      195. To ask the Minister for Finance if the Revenue Commissioners will consider introducing a freephone telephone number; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45247/18]
    • Tax Code
      196. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will reconsider the proposed 100% increase in turnover tax for the bookmaker and or betting industry; if detailed research has been conducted into the...
    • Banking Sector
      197. To ask the Minister for Finance the date on which the Central Bank's attention was drawn to the fact that the accounting standard IAS39 was flawed in that it allowed banks to delay the...
    • Financial Services Regulation
      198. To ask the Minister for Finance the rules that apply with regard to an Irish citizen who spends part of their time here and part of their time abroad outside the European Union wishing to...
    • Credit Union Lending
      199. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will report on the necessary easing of Central Bank restrictions on the operation of credit unions and on a role for the credit unions to provide...
    • Insurance Fraud
      200. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding bogus insurance claims; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45404/18]
    • Small and Medium Enterprises Supports
      201. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans in place or the actions he has taken to help support SMEs to embrace card acceptance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45406/18]
    • National Payments Plan Implementation
      204. To ask the Minister for Finance the actions delivered upon in the National Payments Plan 2013; when the steering committee last met; the measures put in place to ensure the continued...
    • Mortgage Applications Approvals
      206. To ask the Minister for Finance if a distinction is made between the different risk profile of the mortgage, for example, a low loan to value mortgage as opposed to a high loan to value...
    • Departmental Meetings
      207. To ask the Minister for Finance the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details supplied) in the past...
    • Tax Forms
      211. To ask the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 88 of 25 October 2018, if he will examine options in which line managers of persons who do not use the Internet are...
    • Property Tax Data
      212. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of persons who availed of the partial and full deferral of LPT liability since LPT was introduced on properties an annual basis to date; the amount...
    • Tax Code
      215. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on the possibility of reintroducing tax-free shopping following Brexit. [45690/18]
    • Official Development Assistance
      217. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount which will be spent on official development assistance in 2018; the recipients of this ODA; and the amount each recipient will receive. [45771/18]
    • Ministerial Meetings
      219. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans for a formal engagement with his Dutch counterpart; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45835/18]
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      220. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45897/18]
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      221. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigation and State inquiries as recommended by the independent review...
  • Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
    • Pensions Data
      222. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount spent on an annual basis in public sector pensions to retired State employees; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Garda Stations
      223. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a building (details supplied) is owned by the Office of Public Works; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45286/18]
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      224. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigation and State inquiries as recommended by the...
    • State Properties Data
      225. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the land under the remit of the OPW in County Meath; the location of same; the use to which the land is being put; the location of land...
    • Legislative Measures
      226. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the estimated cost of completely unwinding FEMPI measures by 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024, respectively. [44674/18]
    • Departmental Meetings
      229. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he, his departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and-or...
    • Departmental Consultations
      230. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form;...
    • Public Procurement Regulations
      232. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position with regard to the exclusion of a company (details supplied) from bidding for State contracts; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Contracts
      233. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years;...
    • Departmental Reports
      234. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 60 of 24 October 2018, when the detailed action plan on Rosslare Europort’s requirements in...
    • State Properties
      235. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a building (details supplied) is owned by the Office of Public Works; if not, the person or body that owns the building; and if he...
    • Departmental Meetings
      236. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details...
    • Legislative Process
      237. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the timeframe for the legislation to pass in Dáil Éireann regarding the compulsory retirement age for public servants; and if...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      238. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the share of public expenditure allocated to voted health expenditure in each year since 2010, in tabular form. [45709/18]
    • Tender Process
      241. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if tenders have been invited from the shortlist of main building contractors for the new State forensics laboratory at Backweston,...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      242. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • Schools Building Projects
      243. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the ASD unit in a school (details supplied) will open in September 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44842/18]
    • School Transport Provision
      244. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a rural bus service provided by Bus Éireann continues and will continue to serve a school (details supplied) and its environs; and if he...
    • Ministerial School Visits
      245. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will report on his visit to a school in Tyrrelstown recently. [45881/18]
    • Home School Community Liaison Scheme
      246. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the importance of home school liaison officers in schools when children have special needs; and his plans for...
    • Schools Data
      247. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of students attending primary and secondary schools in counties Sligo and Leitrim; the number of primary and secondary schools open in...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      248. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position in relation to a school (details supplied); when it is expected that it will move to the next phase; his views on the current...
    • Student Universal Support Ireland Administration
      249. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the redress offered when a parent may take part-time work even though ultimately the total income from that work and social welfare payments...
    • Education and Training Boards Staff
      250. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the entitlements that will arise for temporary day instructors that are employed by ETBs and are paying pension related deductions; and if he...
    • Education and Training Boards Expenditure
      251. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his Department's expenditure on legal fees in each of the 16 ETBs in each of the years 2013 to 2017 and to date in 2018, by case name and record...
    • Departmental Consultations
      252. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount paid by his Department on consultancy services from 2013 to 2017 and to date in 2018; the details of these payments; the companies and...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      253. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount paid to retired education inspectors from 2013 to 2018; the details of these payments; the persons that received payments; the amount...
    • School Staff
      254. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of secondary school teaching staff placed on administrative leave from 2013 to 2017 and to date in 2018; the duration of each...
    • School Transport Eligibility
      255. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44675/18]
    • School Closures
      256. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the potential closure of a school (details supplied) in County Carlow due to lack of funding; and his plans to...
    • Schools Data
      257. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of financial settlements reached with staff in schools nationally in the past five years; and the cost of these settlements. [44681/18]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      259. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of financial settlements reached by his Department nationally which included confidentiality clauses. [44683/18]
    • Schools Building Projects Applications
      261. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding a new build for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44728/18]
    • School Accommodation Provision
      263. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when a school (details supplied) will receive permanent accommodation. [44733/18]
    • University Governance
      264. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if persons who hold adjunct professorships but not full professorships are entitled to use the appellation professor. [44742/18]
    • Student Universal Support Ireland Administration
      265. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if consideration has been given to amending the eligibility criteria for the special rate of the Student Universal Support Ireland, SUSI, grant;...
    • School Accommodation
      266. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the pressure on school places in north County Dublin in particular in Swords, Balbriggan, Skerries, Rush and...
    • Departmental Meetings
      267. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he, his departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and or...
    • School Staff Appeals Mechanism
      268. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the appeals board has made a decision regarding an application for mainstream staffing by a school (details supplied) for the 2018/2019 school...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      269. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the steps being taken to accommodate 200 students from a school (details supplied) who have had to vacate a school building due to significant...
    • School Funding
      271. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when a decision will issue on an application for funding by a school (details supplied); the reason for the delay in same; and if he will make a...
    • School Patronage
      272. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 103 of 30 November 2017 and a reply received from his Department of 27 September 2018, (details supplied)...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      273. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if all necessary certification was signed off by the sub-contractor as legally required with regard to a project (details supplied); and if he...
    • School Discipline
      274. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the use of prone restraints in schools; if his attention has been drawn to a school that is using such restraints on children with...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      277. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether schools are not inclusive of children with an ASD diagnosis; his further views on whether this cohort of children cannot...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      279. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding a project (details supplied); and when works will recommence. [44846/18]
    • Departmental Consultations
      280. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form; and if he...
    • School Funding
      282. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if sufficient funding will be allocated to a school (details supplied) following a request submitted; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Third Level Funding
      283. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to a national campaign co-ordinated across seven universities regarding a shortfall in funding (details...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      284. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a project (details supplied); the reason for the delay in relation to same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44944/18]
    • School Accommodation Provision
      285. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the delay in the building of temporary prefabs at a school (details supplied); the timeline for their construction; and if he will...
    • Student Grants Data
      287. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of postgraduate grant recipients in 2017 and 2018; the amount spent on postgraduate grants each year; and if he will make a statement...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      288. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if it is the practice that his Department issues a final substantial completion certificate with regard to the process for the delivery of new...
    • Schools Building Projects
      289. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position with regard to the completion of structural assessments for all schools completed by a company (details supplied) for his Department...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      292. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position with regard to the completion of an audit of a company (details supplied) announced in September 2017; and if he will make a...
    • Schools Building Projects
      293. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the appointment of a clerk of works; the number of inspections carried out by this clerk to date; and if he will make a statement...
    • School Accommodation
      295. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the need for a sensory room in a school (details supplied); and if there is provision in the schools capital...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      296. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide a solution to the oversubscription of first year students to a school (details supplied) for August 2019; his plans in this...
    • Home School Community Liaison Scheme
      297. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to reintroduce home school liaison officers in schools in urban and rural areas. [44994/18]
    • Gaeltacht School Recognition Scheme
      298. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on a matter regarding a school (details supplied) in County Kerry. [45030/18]
    • Departmental Reports
      299. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the publication of a report regarding the development of a pathway to redress for victims of convicted sexual abusers commissioned...
    • Gaelcholáistí Issues
      300. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the proposed Gaelcholáiste for Maynooth, County Kildare; the timeframe in which it will be delivered and begin enrolment; if...
    • Schools Building Projects
      301. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if all of the fire and safety audits of schools constructed by a company (details supplied) announced in September 2017 have been completed; if...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      302. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the addresses of the schools that were built by a company (details supplied); the amount spent on schools built by the company; and the financial...
    • Residential Institutions Redress Scheme
      303. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when an independent assessment by a person (details supplied) of the redress scheme for survivors of historical child sexual abuse will be...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      304. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the process under which a company (details supplied) received contracts to build schools from his Department; the procurement process used; the...
    • Schools Building Projects
      306. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the assessment of an application for major capital funding by a school (details supplied) has been completed; and if he will make a statement...
    • Schools Designation
      307. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the assessment of an application by a school (details supplied) for a change of status has been completed; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      308. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of contracts a company (details supplied) received to build schools; and the years in which each contract was awarded. [45101/18]
    • Schools Building Projects
      309. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will accommodate two schools (details supplied) that cannot use their building due to building defects; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      312. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if there will be a review of tendering processes in which companies with a poor record in fire safety and building standards will be excluded...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      313. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a person (details supplied) may not have a place to start in the ASD unit in a school (details supplied) in County Cavan; if the unit...
    • School Staff
      314. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if school secretaries and bus drivers are paid their wages during the summer holidays; if not, if they have to sign for jobseeker's benefit...
    • Schools Site Acquisitions
      315. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the site visits to building sites for school projects conducted by his Department or by other agents on his behalf, specifically all visits to...
    • Schools Building Projects Applications
      316. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding an application for funding by a school (details supplied); if funding will be provided for more office space, a new...
    • Schools Property
      317. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when the structural assessment of a school (details supplied) will commence and cease; the status of the proposed interventions and safety...
    • Education and Training Boards Staff
      318. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if certification will be required in the event that a successful candidate does not have a high degree of competence in Irish with regard to...
    • Third Level Fees
      319. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated first and full year cost of abolishing third-level fees. [45168/18]
    • Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Board
      320. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the measures in place at Caranua to deal with the influx of applications since the announcement of the cessation date; and if he will make a...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      322. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a school building project (details supplied) in County Mayo; the timeframe for allowing the project to go to tender; the reason for...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      323. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years; if so,...
    • ERASMUS Programme
      324. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the EU Erasmus+ education and training programme is now being used for training in complex...
    • School Transport
      325. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will sanction funding through the NTA initially on a pilot basis for the provision of a school bus service to schools (details supplied);...
    • School Staff
      326. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if approval will be given to the recruitment of a secretary post for a school (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the...
    • Schools Health and Safety
      327. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the details of the structural investigation carried out by in respect of two schools (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • State Examinations
      329. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a student can sit their German leaving certificate exam a year early; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45302/18]
    • School Transport
      330. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to restore part-time positions to the school bus network (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45311/18]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      331. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the need for an autism spectrum disorder, ASD, primary education classroom at a school (details supplied); if...
    • Student Universal Support Ireland
      332. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a person (details supplied) was refused their application for a SUSI grant in view of the fact that they were accepted by a university...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      333. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45385/18]
    • School Services Staff
      334. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of his position regarding making school secretaries direct employees of his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      335. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the appointment of an architect to a school project (details supplied) will be prioritised in order that the school can proceed to planning...
    • Schools Refurbishment
      336. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to finance a deep energy retrofit of schools over the coming years to meet climate change targets. [45432/18]
    • Departmental Meetings
      338. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details supplied) in...
    • Schools Building Projects Administration
      339. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the procedure for ensuring contracted builders are on track with works on schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45483/18]
    • Schools Building Regulations
      340. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his Department has supervisors employed to oversee the building of new schools and extensions; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Schools Building Projects
      341. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if changes to the procedures for tendering and monitoring of school builds and extensions will be considered in view of recent closures of...
    • Sexual Offences Data
      343. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if data is available on the prevalence of sexual violence or harassment in third-level institutions; if so, if he will provide such data; and if...
    • Education and Training Boards Data
      344. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of persons receiving adult literacy and numeracy tuition from Tipperary Education and Training Board, ETB, adult literacy services in...
    • School Accommodation
      345. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress made on the site identified for the permanent building for a school (details supplied) on the Novara road campus in view of the...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      346. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a project (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45526/18]
    • Minor Works Scheme Payments
      347. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when payment under the 2018 minor works grants scheme will issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45572/18]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      348. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when building works will commence for a new school building (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45585/18]
    • State Examinations
      349. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if it is a matter for each school whether or not the leaving certificate applied programme is offered to the students in respect of second-level...
    • SOLAS Training and Education Programmes Certification
      350. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding SOLAS; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45592/18]
    • Special Educational Needs
      351. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding access to a SENO; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45604/18]
    • Early Retirement Scheme
      353. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a derogation on an early retirement ill health pension payment will be provided to a person (details supplied) to allow them to take up...
    • Schools Building Projects Data
      354. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of contractors who have registered their interest in the construction of a new school (details supplied) by the closing date for...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      355. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the required clarifications have been received from the vendor of the site for schools (details supplied); if satisfactory, if a design team...
    • Schools Building Projects Data
      356. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if tenders have now been invited for the construction of a new school (details supplied) from the short-list of candidates drawn up after the...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      358. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a design team has been appointed for the refurbishment and extension to a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Schools Building Projects Applications
      359. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45754/18]
    • Teaching Contracts
      360. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will lift the ban on a practice (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45758/18]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      361. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the capital funding for the extension to a school (details supplied); the timeline for completion of the project; the reason for the delay in...
    • Teachers' Remuneration
      362. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a person (details supplied) cannot get on a higher pay grade; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45780/18]
    • Schools Establishment
      363. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 292 of 23 October 2018, if he will provide a copy of the most recent data from the geographical information...
    • School Transport Provision
      364. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when school transport will be provided for a person (details supplied) under the school transport scheme to transport them to and from a school....
    • School Curriculum
      365. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if consideration has been given to the inclusion of the need to respect animals in an aspect of the curriculum at primary or second-level; and if...
    • School Transport Administration
      366. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when improvements will be made to the school transport service in counties Cavan and Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      367. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45895/18]
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      368. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by the Independent...
    • Schools Building Contractors
      369. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when and the person or body by which, building works were certified in each case in respect of the 42 schools built by a company (details...
    • Schools Building Projects Data
      370. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the project management arrangements and the name of the company involved in each case in respect of the 42 schools built by a company (details...
  • Department of Justice and Equality
    • Legal Aid Service Data
      374. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the funding that has been spent since 2012 on free legal aid; the number of persons this has served; the allocation by county...
    • Departmental Properties
      375. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans for the long-term use of the Thornton Hall site at Kilsallaghan, County Dublin; and if he will make a statement...
    • Visa Applications
      376. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the visa requirements for children under 18 years of age coming from Nigeria to study in private secondary schools. [45490/18]
    • Traveller Community
      377. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the actions his Department has in co-ordinating the policy driven targets across Departments since Travellers were given ethnic...
    • Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service Administration
      378. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the software changes introduced on 10 September 2018 to the INIS online booking system have been reviewed and evaluated; if...
    • Deportation Orders Data
      379. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons that hold an outstanding deportation order for timeframes in months (details supplied). [44640/18]
    • Residency Permits
      381. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in the determination of submissions in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      382. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in the determination of an application for naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied); when...
    • Garda Data
      383. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí by rank attached to a unit (details supplied); when this unit last received an increase in personnel;...
    • Prison Service Staff
      384. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost in 2019 of recruiting an extra 180 prison officers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44688/18]
    • Garda Stations
      385. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated amount it would cost to have a defibrillator installed in each Garda station that is open on a 24-7 basis; and if...
    • Garda Equipment
      386. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he has received a request from the Garda Commissioner for funding for the issuing of body cameras to each garda; if so, the...
    • Garda Information and Communications Technology
      387. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the breakdown of his Department’s allocations of €65 million for information and communications technology and...
    • Garda Accommodation
      388. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the details of the divisional protective services units building programmes that will commence in 2018. [44751/18]
    • Departmental Meetings
      389. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he, his departmental officials and-or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied)...
    • Community Alert Programme
      390. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if matters in relation to text alert groups (details supplied) will be investigated; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Legislative Reviews
      391. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the operation of the Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 will be reviewed in view of the legislation being in place for the...
    • Departmental Consultations
      392. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular...
    • Deportation Orders
      394. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the immense danger that asylum seekers are placed in when they are deported back to the...
    • Interdepartmental Committees Reports
      395. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the work of the interdepartmental group established to consider increasing the level of parental leave paid...
    • Spent Convictions
      397. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if there is an obligation on An Garda Síochána to expunge details of offences for which convictions have become spent...
    • Closed-Circuit Television Systems Expenditure
      399. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the amount of funding that was drawn down in respect of community-based CCTV systems in cases in which there is funding from...
    • Closed-Circuit Television Systems
      400. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a decision has issued on the impasse of the data controller for rural community CCTV systems. [44965/18]
    • Departmental Agencies Expenditure
      401. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the capital and current budget allocation for the Reception and Integration Agency in each year since it was established; and...
    • Garda Transport Provision
      402. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if An Garda Síochána plans to pilot the use of green energy powered moped or motorcycles as part of its traffic corps...
    • Deportation Orders
      403. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in considering a submission and or requested documentation from a person (details supplied); and if he...
    • Immigration Policy
      404. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the fact that it is taking up to two years for immigration services to make a decision on applications under...
    • Regulatory Impact Assessments
      405. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he has considered recent suggestions from a person (details supplied) that proposed Government legislation should be...
    • Data Sharing Arrangements
      406. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if it is possible to request a list of convictions in relation to a person (details supplied); the way in which such data is...
    • Visa Data
      407. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the waiting times for processing entry visas in the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service; and the way in which this...
    • Garda Recruitment
      408. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to recruitment and retention issues within An Garda Síochána in County Donegal; the...
    • Drug and Alcohol Testing
      409. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the reason for the low rates of drug driver tests in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45140/18]
    • Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service Staff
      410. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if additional resources are or will be provided to the INIS to facilitate the speedy processing of cases affected by the...
    • Citizenship Status
      411. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to amend the relevant legislation such that children born here since the Twenty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution...
    • Sexual Offences Data
      412. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of sexual offences referred to the Garda youth diversion programme that were accepted by that programme in each of...
    • Direct Provision Data
      413. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons who have been refused accommodation in direct provision centres to date; the alternatives offered to such...
    • Sentencing Policy
      414. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 173 of 19 September 2012, if nine of the 11 prosecutions and resulting sentences referred...
    • Departmental Properties
      415. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past...
    • Prison Service Staff
      416. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the expected date on which a new director general will be appointed to the Irish Prison Service; the recruitment process in...
    • Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal
      417. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the timeframe within which a case (details supplied) can be decided by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal; and if he...
    • Garda Recruitment
      418. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if final admittance to the Garda college for recruits is completed for all persons who applied to join An Garda...
    • Visa Applications
      419. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in the determination of appeals for visas in the cases of persons (details supplied); and if he will make...
    • Prison Service Staff
      422. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he is satisfied that prisoner and staff health and safety are adequately protected with nursing cover across three Mountjoy...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      423. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person...
    • Gambling Sector
      424. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the measures he is taking to regulate the slot machine industry here; the work being undertaken in examining the use of...
    • Crime Data
      426. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the numbers of detected offences as recorded by An Garda Síochána in categories (details supplied) in each...
    • Domestic Violence Policy
      427. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the development of a domestic violence risk assessment matrix by An Garda Síochána will be completed and...
    • Garda Data
      428. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will provide a list of all Garda divisions, in tabular form. [45557/18]
    • Magdalen Laundries
      435. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the recommendation by the Ombudsman to extend the Magdalen laundry redress scheme to women that worked as children in...
    • Direct Provision Data
      437. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of adults and children with leave to remain at the end of October 2018 that are still living in direct provision....
    • Policing Authority Remit
      438. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when instructions were given to the Policing Authority and or the Garda Inspectorate to oversee a review of the boundaries of...
    • Closed-Circuit Television Systems
      440. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the square footage that will be captured by the CCTV cameras that have been approved in the 20 approved applications under the...
    • Legislative Measures
      443. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 will be commenced; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Departmental Reports
      444. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the timeline for the roll-out of a second sexual abuse and violence in Ireland, SAVI, report; if the Cabinet has seen the...
    • Crime Data
      445. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of offences committed in which at least one offender was on bail for another offence in 2018, by crime type; and if...
    • Garda Transport Provision
      446. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the provision of funding has been investigated for the purchase of additional high powered off-road bikes for use by An...
    • State Claims Agency
      447. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 279 of 16 October 2018, the reason for the ongoing delay with a claim for compensation...
    • Garda Training
      448. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the training facilities available at both Garda headquarters and the Garda training college for the Garda driving school; and...
    • Irish Prison Service
      450. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the design guidance manual for Irish Prisons 2011, mentioned in the Prison Service document Unlocking Community Alternatives...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      451. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      452. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by...
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
    • Arms Trade
      453. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the reason €0 worth of arms exports have been reported by Ireland for the period 2009 to 2016 under the EU common code of...
    • Work Permits Eligibility
      455. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if working visa restrictions will be relaxed to allow working visas for persons (details supplied) outside the EU. [45742/18]
    • Small and Medium Enterprises Supports
      458. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the supports proposed to assist SMEs in County Kildare as a result of budget 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Foreign Direct Investment
      459. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on recent statistics from UNCTAD that show that total foreign direct investment inflows into the State declined by...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      461. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 176 and 177 of 18 October 2018, if he will provide minutes and briefings associated with his...
    • Work Permits Applications
      462. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation when a person (details supplied) will receive a decision on an application for a critical skills employment permit. [44723/18]
    • Departmental Meetings
      463. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she, her departmental officials and or her ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied)...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      464. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 176 and 177 of 18 October 2018, if further information will be supplied in respect of her...
    • Departmental Consultations
      465. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by her Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form;...
    • Work Permits Data
      467. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to ensure there are no labour shortages with impediments preventing firms hiring overseas workers (details supplied); and if...
    • Departmental Meetings
      468. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of meetings that took place between her Department and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement during the...
    • Job Creation
      470. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the work carried out following meetings with local representatives in Athy municipal district to help improve employment...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      471. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if the Minster of State, Deputy Pat Breen, has met with broadband providers and/or telecoms providers in the past three years, to...
    • Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement
      472. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation when she plans to publish an account of the investigative failures identified by a person (details supplied); and the steps she is...
    • Work Permits Applications
      473. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the likely date on which a support letter for a person (details supplied) will issue in order that they can obtain a stamp 4 critical...
    • Legislative Measures
      475. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the proposed legislation to tackle the issue of expiry dates on gift vouchers; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Work Permits Applications
      476. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if additional resources will be provided to facilitate the speedy processing of applications for work permits following the...
    • Departmental Contracts
      477. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within her Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten...
    • Audiovisual Sector
      478. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the work she is carrying out with respect to the business development of eSports here; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Departmental Meetings
      479. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in her Department has had with a person (details...
    • Regional Development
      480. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans for further investment in the region in view of the recent Galway-Mayo relocation survey 2018 which was carried out by a...
    • Work Permits Applications
      481. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on a matter (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45546/18]
    • UN Conventions
      482. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation his views on the draft convention on violence and harassment in the world of work; his plans to propose amendments to the convention;...
    • Startup Funding
      484. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the start-up grant aids available to a business (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • IDA Ireland
      485. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation further to Parliamentary Question No. 362 of 18 September 2018, if the IDA has met with the new owners of a site (details supplied);...
    • InterTradeIreland Funding
      486. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      487. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the amount her Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by the...
  • Department of Health
    • Medical Card Data
      488. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons in possession of a medical card and general practitioner visit card, respectively in counties Sligo and Leitrim; and if he will make a...
    • Child and Family Agency Staff
      489. To ask the Minister for Health if information on the rate of staff turnover at an organisation (details supplied) is kept by either her Department or Tusla; and if so, the rate of turnover...
    • Child Abuse
      490. To ask the Minister for Health the timeline for forensic examination of a child following a disclosure of sexual abuse by that child. [45124/18]
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
      491. To ask the Minister for Health if he is satisfied with the adequacy of support services for children and teenagers identified as having a tendency to self-harm; the number of instances of...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      492. To ask the Minister for Health if he will meet a person (details supplied) who recently corresponded with him in relation to efforts to secure mental health support for their child; and if...
    • Maternity Services Provision
      493. To ask the Minister for Health the timeframe for a scan (details supplied) to be rolled out to all expectant women in counties Cavan and Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Expenditure
      494. To ask the Minister for Health if there is a scheme or allowance which can be paid towards the ongoing maintenance and repair of an arterial assist machine which is a medical necessity for a...
    • Medical Card Administration
      495. To ask the Minister for Health if a medical card previously awarded to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal may be backdated to enable them to be considered for CCSP band A;...
    • Hospitals Car Park Charges
      496. To ask the Minister for Health if he has been updated on the HSE’s review of hospital car parking charges; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44626/18]
    • Health Services Funding
      499. To ask the Minister for Health further to the announcement in budget 2019 that €206 million has been allocated to the implementation of Sláintecare, the areas to which the...
    • Orthodontic Services Provision
      500. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a person (details supplied) has been advised that they will now have a longer period to wait for orthodontic...
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      501. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to fund an increase of staff required at a centre (details supplied); if a counselling service and dementia adviser service will be provided at the...
    • Health Services Reports
      502. To ask the Minister for Health if the chief medical officer's report on the issues raised on the use of vaginal mesh is now completed; and the timeframe for completion of the report and a...
    • Nursing Home Subventions
      503. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide the level of funding needed by a care home (details supplied) to enable it to meet the costs of improving the home to meet new standards...
    • Assisted Human Reproduction Legislation
      504. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the assisted human reproduction Bill 2017; the progress of the Bill to date; when he expects the Bill to be enacted; and if he will make a...
    • Suicide Prevention
      505. To ask the Minister for Health the reason for allocating just one place on a training course for a group (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Disability Services Provision
      506. To ask the Minister for Health the status of full-time residential care for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44666/18]
    • Suicide Prevention
      507. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons who received classes with a group (details supplied), respectively each year for the past three years; and the estimated number of...
    • Public Service Stability Agreement
      508. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person employed by the HSE has been issued with an advisory regarding working hours, pay and conditions (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Dental Services Provision
      509. To ask the Minister for Health if changes to the criteria on the medical card system will be made which would allow for more advanced dentures to be fitted under the scheme in specific cases...
    • Disease Management
      510. To ask the Minister for Health the knowledge, treatment and supports available to general practitioners in particular in relation to managing Lyme disease; the status of the recognition for...
    • Health Service Capacity Review
      511. To ask the Minister for Health if a multi-annual plan will be brought forward which will commit to the timeframe for when the 2,600 additional acute hospital beds recommended under the...
    • Medical Conditions
      512. To ask the Minister for Health his views on Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome; the number of persons diagnosed with it here; the recommended treatments and supports available to those with the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      513. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons in County Roscommon who are on an outpatient hospital waiting list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44702/18]
    • Ambulance Service Data
      514. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the ambulance base located at Loughglynn, County Roscommon; the number of ambulance personnel assigned there; the hours in which it operates; and...
    • Patient Data
      515. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons presenting at the urgent care centre at Roscommon County Hospital in 2017 and to date in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Respite Care Services Data
      516. To ask the Minister for Health the number of respite hours and overnights allocated and delivered in 2017 and to date in 2018, in County Roscommon; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Home Help Service Data
      517. To ask the Minister for Health the number of home help hours allocated and delivered in 2017 and to date in 2018, in County Roscommon; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44706/18]
    • Pharmacy Regulations
      518. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the proposed changes under section 30 of the Pharmacy Act 2007 that will change and limit the work practices of pharmaceutical...
    • General Medical Services Scheme
      519. To ask the Minister for Health to outline the reason medical card holders are charged by their general practitioner each time they receive Faslodex 250 mg injections; and if he will make a...
    • Medicinal Products Supply
      521. To ask the Minister for Health when persons with type 1 diabetes over 21 years of age can expect to be given access to the FreeStyle Libre device under the long-term illness scheme; the...
    • Organ Donation
      522. To ask the Minister for Health to outline his plans to introduce a system similar to the Spanish model in which organ donation is based on an opt-out system. [44740/18]
    • Medicinal Products Supply
      523. To ask the Minister for Health to outline the reason a person (details supplied) is being refused versatis patches; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44741/18]
    • Neuro-Rehabilitation Services Data
      525. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide statistical and other information (details supplied) relating to persons with an acquired brain injury; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Assisted Human Reproduction Services Provision
      526. To ask the Minister for Health when he will put in place a financial support scheme for women seeking assisted human reproduction and or IVF treatment; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Cancer Screening Programmes
      527. To ask the Minister for Health to set out the average waiting time for women to be informed of their smear test results after having had the test; if his attention has been drawn to the fact...
    • Cancer Services Provision
      528. To ask the Minister for Health to outline his views on the campaign of an organisation (details supplied) to abolish inpatient and inpatient day case charges for cancer patients; the policy...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      529. To ask the Minister for Health to set out the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44760/18]
    • Cancer Screening Programmes
      530. To ask the Minister for Health to outline his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44763/18]
    • Health Services Staff
      531. To ask the Minister for Health when new contracts will be offered to carers employed by the HSE in County Kerry in view of the fact that their hours are going to a private company; and if he...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      532. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment for surgery will be expedited for a person (details supplied); his views on whether persons in such a condition are being left too long on a...
    • Departmental Meetings
      533. To ask the Minister for Health if he, his departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and or representatives of same...
    • Hospitals Data
      534. To ask the Minister for Health to set out the status of the recommencement of arthroplasty operations at University Hospital Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44789/18]
    • Hospital Procedures
      538. To ask the Minister for Health when arthroplasty procedures will recommence for public patients at University Hospital Kerry; if it is a matter of funding; if so, his plans to meet the...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      540. To ask the Minister for Health to set out the status of an outpatient appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44808/18]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      541. To ask the Minister for Health to outline his views on a matter relating to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44809/18]
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Provision
      542. To ask the Minister for Health to outline the progress of the refurbishment of the new child and adolescent mental health services centre at Arden House, Wexford town; and the date on which...
    • Hospital Services
      543. To ask the Minister for Health if the extension of ophthalmic services in Letterkenny University Hospital to include cataract procedures has been considered; and if he will make a statement...
    • Care of the Elderly Funding
      545. To ask the Minister for Health if funding is available to a centre (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44826/18]
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff
      546. To ask the Minister for Health the specific contracts available to staff employed via the child and adolescent mental health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44828/18]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      547. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to issue the reimbursement of a drug (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44841/18]
    • Orthodontic Services
      548. To ask the Minister for Health the details relating to the pilot scheme launched by the HSE to outsource treatment for persons on a waiting list for orthodontic treatment to private...
    • Cross-Border Health Services Provision
      549. To ask the Minister for Health the number of Irish persons who have received cataract treatment under the cross-border directive in the past two years; the cost of this treatment; and if he...
    • Departmental Consultations
      551. To ask the Minister for Health the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      552. To ask the Minister for Health if the community health services will engage directly with a person (details supplied); if the department of psychiatry will assess them as requested by their...
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
      554. To ask the Minister for Health the additional resources being provided to CAMHS in order to enable young persons with mental health problems to be assessed; if additional psychologists will...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      555. To ask the Minister for Health if a bed will be provided at the National Rehabilitation Hospital, Dún Laoghaire, for a person (details supplied). [44891/18]
    • National Treatment Purchase Fund Eligibility
      557. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) can receive ophthalmology treatment in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital under the National Treatment Purchase Fund; and...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      558. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the care service being provided to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44909/18]
    • Patient Transport Provision
      559. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the HSE has ceased to supply a bus for cancer patients from counties Donegal and Sligo attending Galway University Hospital for treatment; and if he...
    • Hospital Services
      560. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to invest in neurology services in a hospital (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44924/18]
    • Medical Card Applications
      561. To ask the Minister for Health the progress to date in the determination of an application for a medical card in the case of a person (details supplied); when the medical card application...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      562. To ask the Minister for Health when an assessment of needs will be carried out in respect of a child (details supplied) with ADHD and autism; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Medical Card Applications
      563. To ask the Minister for Health the progress to date in the determination of an application for a medical card in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Nursing Home Services
      564. To ask the Minister for Health if the fair deal scheme will be extended for care in the home; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44937/18]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      565. To ask the Minister for Health the date on which persons over 21 years of age may have access to the FreeStyle Libre device on the long-term illness scheme; the circumstances in which...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      566. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a hospital appointment. [44949/18]
    • Hospital Charges
      568. To ask the Minister for Health the amount spent by the HSE in contracting debt collection agencies to pursue unpaid statutory charges in each of the years 2011 to 2017 and to date in 2018,...
    • Orthodontic Services
      572. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 480 of 18 September 2018, when the report compiled by persons (details supplied) in 2015 into orthodontic services within...
    • Hospital Beds Data
      573. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 443 of 23 October 2018; if he will elaborate on the information provided in the reply with respect to the reopening of...
    • General Practitioner Services Provision
      574. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the under six years of age general practitioner visit card has not been extended to persons under twelve years of age as outlined in Budget 2016....
    • Hospital Beds Data
      575. To ask the Minister for Health the average annual operational cost of a filled acute bed in a public hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44993/18]
    • Health Promotion
      577. To ask the Minister for Health the details of the Healthy Ireland stakeholder forum on the built environment taking place in November 2018; the persons and bodies invited to the event; the...
    • Cancer Services Provision
      578. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to address capacity issues at the family history breast care clinic in St. James' Hospital; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that...
    • Nursing Staff Data
      579. To ask the Minister for Health the number of additional nursing staff required in hospitals in order to implement the recommendations of the framework for safe nurse staffing and skill mix....
    • Hospitals Data
      580. To ask the Minister for Health the waiting times for reporting back on X-ray referrals across each of the hospitals in the RCSI group of hospitals for each month over the first nine months...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      581. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be facilitated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45020/18]
    • Mental Health Services
      582. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter regarding mental health services for children and teenagers (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45023/18]
    • Disability Services Provision
      583. To ask the Minister for Health the steps he has taken to give effect to the call included in a broader motion on disabilities that sought the withdrawal of the in loco parentis rule and that...
    • Estimates Process
      584. To ask the Minister for Health if a letter of determination sent to the HSE in respect of Estimates for public services 2018 will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Medicinal Products
      585. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a cost-benefit analysis on the usage of the finger test strips for persons between 5 and 21 years of age with type 1 diabetes; if it has...
    • Neuro-Rehabilitation Policy
      586. To ask the Minister for Health when the implementation plan for the national neuro-rehabilitation strategy will be published; if the HSE submitted the plan to his office in June 2018; and...
    • Neuro-Rehabilitation Services
      587. To ask the Minister for Health the dedicated funding that will be available in 2019 to support the development of neuro-rehabilitation services. [45048/18]
    • Hospitals Funding
      588. To ask the Minister for Health the dedicated funding that will be available in 2019 to address waiting times at the National Rehabilitation Hospital. [45049/18]
    • Health Services Expenditure
      589. To ask the Minister for Health further to his statement at the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health on 4 October 2018 on the national development plan as it relates to Sláintecare, the...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      590. 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. [45069/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      591. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons waiting as of 1 October 2018 or the nearest available date for an MRI scan (details supplied). [45071/18]
    • Psychological Assessments Waiting Times
      598. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children in CHO area 7 on the waiting list for an appointment with a child psychologist; the length of time each has been waiting; the measures...
    • Psychological Services
      599. To ask the Minister for Health if an interim child psychologist has been appointed to the north Kildare disability network team to replace the senior child psychologist who went on maternity...
    • General Practitioner Services Provision
      600. To ask the Minister for Health the measures and plans in place for extra general practitioner services in primary care at Kilcock, County Kildare, in view of the fact patients are being...
    • Cancer Screening Programmes
      601. To ask the Minister for Health the waiting time for CervicalCheck screening participants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45084/18]
    • Ambulance Service Staff
      602. To ask the Minister for Health if he will direct the HSE to engage with the ambulance personnel branch of a union (details supplied) that is asserting its fundamental employee rights to...
    • Pharmacy Regulations
      603. To ask the Minister for Health if the status of pharmaceutical assistants following recent recommendations made by an organisation (details supplied) will be protected; and if he will make a...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      604. To ask the Minister for Health if emergency funding will be provided to an organisation (details supplied) to cover the costs of continuity of service provision; and if he will make a...
    • Assisted Human Reproduction Legislation
      605. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the progress of the assisted human reproduction Bill, in particular in relation to areas (details supplied); when he plans to come before...
    • Hospital Staff
      606. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the rheumatologist and the staffing level at the rheumatology department of University Hospital Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Beds Data
      607. To ask the Minister for Health the average annual operational cost of a filled bed in a public hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45116/18]
    • National Children's Hospital
      608. To ask the Minister for Health the original planned completion date for the national children's hospital; the estimated completion date for the hospital; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Home Care Packages Data
      609. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons awaiting approval for home help hours in the north west in each month in each of the past three years to date; and if he will make a...
    • Budget 2019
      610. To ask the Minister for Health the amount of extra funding allocated from budget 2019 to address the trolley crisis in Letterkenny University Hospital not taking into account funds allocated...
    • Ambulance Service Provision
      611. To ask the Minister for Health his views on whether ambulance cover in County Donegal is sufficient for the needs of the county; the number of stations that exist; the criteria for...
    • Pharmacy Regulations
      612. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding pharmaceutical assistants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45150/18]
    • Electronic Cigarettes
      613. To ask the Minister for Health if the policy towards e-cigarettes will be updated in view of the Healthy Ireland 2018 finding that 41% of smokers that successfully quit in the past year used...
    • Health Services Expenditure
      614. To ask the Minister for Health the reason health spending has overrun to a large extent since 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45155/18]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      615. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the case of a person (details supplied); and when the person can expect an appointment with the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital. [45166/18]
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme
      617. To ask the Minister for Health when the legislation to reflect the changes to the fair deal scheme will be introduced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45175/18]
    • Home Help Service Data
      618. To ask the Minister for Health the average length of time spent on a waiting list by patients that already qualify for help via the home help scheme and have applied for additional support...
    • General Medical Services Scheme
      619. To ask the Minister for Health if a person can have a pyroluria test carried out under the medical card GMS scheme in view of the fact that persons are reporting that it costs circa...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      620. To ask the Minister for Health if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years; if so, the project...
    • Orthodontic Services
      621. To ask the Minister for Health if an orthodontic procedure for a person (details supplied) can be expedited in view of the fact that the person was initially assessed in 2014; and if he will...
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme
      622. To ask the Minister for Health if it was policy that the fair deal office would review applicants' means on an annual basis (details supplied) based on social welfare budgetary increases;...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      623. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an operation for a person (details supplied). [45239/18]
    • Disease Incidence
      624. To ask the Minister for Health if annual data on the number of persons presenting and being diagnosed with Lyme disease is being recorded; the steps he has taken to address increases in...
    • Paediatric Services
      625. To ask the Minister for Health the number of paediatric physiotherapists working in County Kildare. [45243/18]
    • Disabilities Assessments
      629. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) continues to wait for the school age team despite their original assessment of needs being in June 2015; and if he will...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      631. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) will be scheduled for surgery in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital [45273/18]
    • Hospital Deaths
      632. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 225 of 24 October 2018, the robust methodology used in the review to determine the inclusion-exclusion criteria; the...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      633. 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. [45287/18]
    • Pharmaceutical Sector
      634. To ask the Minister for Health if the implications of the proposed rule changes by an organisation (details supplied) for pharmaceutical assistants that qualified in the years 1982 to 1985...
    • Health Services Provision
      635. To ask the Minister for Health the details of recent refurbishment works in a centre (details supplied); the list of services it plans to deliver; the expected number of persons it will...
    • Ministerial Correspondence
      636. To ask the Minister for Health when he will meet a group (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45298/18]
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Eligibility
      637. To ask the Minister for Health the progress being made on extending the fair deal scheme for a person (details supplied) that is being cared for in their home; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      638. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied) in Our Lady's Children's Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Health Services Provision
      639. To ask the Minister for Health if all sufficient care necessary will be provided to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45312/18]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      640. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) can expect an appointment with a surgeon at University Hospital Galway. [45313/18]
    • Hospital Consultant Recruitment
      641. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the appointment of a consultant to a hospital (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45315/18]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      642. To ask the Minister for Health if a wheelchair will be provided to a child (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45316/18]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      643. To ask the Minister for Health if a case (details supplied) will be reviewed; the reason funding was cut by the HSE; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that this activity is under...
    • Care of the Elderly
      644. To ask the Minister for Health the national protocols in place in cases in which relatives of persons in residential care can be barred from visiting that resident or can have their visiting...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      646. 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. [45324/18]
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      647. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding staffing levels within a specialist team (details supplied) for homeless persons with severe mental health difficulties; if staffing...
    • Hospital Charges
      648. To ask the Minister for Health if there is a mechanism to reimburse a person (details supplied) for private treatment who was referred to Tullamore accident and emergency department with...
    • Health Products Regulatory Authority
      649. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the proposal by the Health Products Regulatory Authority to increase its fees by 8% in 2019, further to an increase in fees in 2018, if his...
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
      650. To ask the Minister for Health when a location (details supplied) in County Wexford will be made available for use by CAMHS service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45336/18]
    • Hospital Services
      651. To ask the Minister for Health the services that were provided by a person (details supplied) at St. Vincent's University Hospital before their retirement; and the person that now carries...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      652. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase funding by a sum of €600,000 to an organisation (details supplied) in order to allow the centre to operate 52 weeks of the year;...
    • HSE Properties
      653. To ask the Minister for Health the plans of the HSE for the old health clinic and surrounding lands in Tinahely, County Wicklow; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45374/18]
    • Legislative Process
      654. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45376/18]
    • HSE Properties
      655. To ask the Minister for Health if an internal audit was carried out by HSE into the proposed sale of 14.2 acres of HSE land at Merlin Park Hospital to a hospice (details supplied). [45377/18]
    • Health Services
      665. To ask the Minister for Health the persons that patients who have undergone bariatric surgery are referred to for further skin removal surgery. [45392/18]
    • Hospital Services
      666. To ask the Minister for Health if excess skin removal following bariatric surgery is classified as a medical or a surgical procedure. [45393/18]
    • Patient Safety
      667. To ask the Minister for Health if he will meet with a group of persons as requested in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45403/18]
    • Health Services
      668. To ask the Minister for Health the reason some multiple sclerosis patients are being asked to attend the accident and emergency unit in Cork University Hospital for an infusion of a drug...
    • Medicinal Products Prices
      669. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 238 of 18 October 2018, the members of the committee; the expected outputs of the committee; and if he will make a...
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      670. To ask the Minister for Health if his officials are examining the new Scottish model of reviewing orphan drugs through the patient and clinician engagement model; if he will bring forward...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility
      671. To ask the Minister for Health the reason Lyme disease is not included in the long-term illness scheme; the criteria for adding same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45439/18]
    • Disease Incidence
      672. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to improve diagnostic screening and testing for Lyme disease here and to monitor and record data on all cases of Lyme disease and not just the more...
    • Treatment Abroad Scheme
      673. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons who have applied for and been approved funding treatment for Lyme disease under the directive on patients' rights in cross-Border...
    • Departmental Meetings
      675. To ask the Minister for Health the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details supplied) in the past three...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      676. To ask the Minister for Health when a review will take place to determine the next steps for reimbursement of the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system; when he expects the review to be...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      677. 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. [45470/18]
    • Hospitals Data
      678. To ask the Minister for Health the number of surgeries carried out on intersex infants in each of the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 in all hospitals to align the infant's genitals with...
    • Health Services Data
      679. To ask the Minister for Health the number of referrals of intersex infants for surgery abroad to align the infant's genitals with chromosomal sex made by clinicians in each of the years...
    • Data Protection
      680. To ask the Minister for Health his policy on third-party access to patient data in the context of medical billing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45476/18]
    • Medical Card Applications
      682. To ask the Minister for Health if an application for a medical card by a person (details supplied) will be examined. [45487/18]
    • Health Services Staff Data
      683. To ask the Minister for Health the number of vacant posts for paediatric physiotherapists in County Laois; the length of time these posts have been vacant; and when they will be filled....
    • Diabetes Strategy
      684. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to a recent survey regarding whether funding for extra community-based podiatrists in County Kildare to support the diabetes...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      685. 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. [45492/18]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      687. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 1468 of 24 July 2018, if he will follow-up in relation to an inquiry regarding TACT (details supplied) and other matters...
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      688. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 179 of 27 June 2018, the status of the HSE’s investigations on the provision of a drug (details supplied); and if...
    • Medical Card Drugs Availability
      689. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has had the medication prescribed for them by a general practitioner and consultant restricted in quantity by the HSE...
    • Nursing Staff Recruitment
      690. To ask the Minister for Health if it is planned to replace the specialist bariatric nurse that retired from Galway University Hospital in June 2018; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Paediatric Services
      694. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children waiting for an appointment to see a paediatric physiotherapist in County Laois; the length of time they have been waiting; and the...
    • HIQA Reports
      695. To ask the Minister for Health the corrective measures and remedial actions being taken in response to recent inspection report findings by the Health Information and Quality Authority at...
    • Voluntary Sector Funding
      696. To ask the Minister for Health the statutory funding or grant aid available to voluntary food banks and soup kitchens; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45529/18]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      697. To ask the Minister for Health the wait time for outpatient appointments at Mayo University Hospital and Galway University Hospital in each of the years 2010 to 2017 and to date in 2018; and...
    • Health Services Staff Training
      699. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to supply funding for the training of endometriosis excision specialists here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45533/18]
    • Health Services Data
      700. To ask the Minister for Health the number of women here diagnosed with endometriosis by county and the stages of the disease; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45534/18]
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Provision
      702. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) is not being provided with a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, CAMHS, mental health assessment despite one...
    • General Practitioner Services
      703. To ask the Minister for Health if a full medical card covers the cost of a blood test at a general practitioners in which the general practitioner has agreed and signed a patient's medical...
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      704. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that due to staff shortages the ACCESS programme for mental health care for persons in homelessness at Conyngham...
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      706. To ask the Minister for Health the full complement of staff required to operate the ACCESS programme for mental health care for persons in homelessness at Conyngham Road, Dublin 8; the...
    • Health Services Provision
      707. To ask the Minister for Health if an application for assessment under the community ophthalmic services scheme by a person (details supplied) will be reassessed with a view to granting an...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      709. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an operation for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45567/18]
    • Ambulance Service Provision
      711. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the provision of ambulance cover in south County Leitrim; the reason the ambulance base has been moved outside of the county to Boyle,...
    • EU Directives
      712. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45586/18]
    • Cannabis for Medicinal Use
      714. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45594/18]
    • Industrial Disputes
      715. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the balloting of members of a union (details supplied) for industrial action in counties Cork and Kerry in view of the...
    • Drug and Alcohol Task Forces
      717. To ask the Minister for Health if additional funding will be made available to a group (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the concerns of the group in respect of funding;...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      718. 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. [45605/18]
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      719. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) will be provided with home care hours; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45663/18]
    • Hospitals Data
      720. To ask the Minister for Health if staff raised concerns regarding the clinical performance of a person (details supplied) with a manager, clinical director or senior clinical staff in...
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      723. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a hospital bed for home care needs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45680/18]
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Administration
      724. To ask the Minister for Health if there have been changes to the fair deal assessment; his plans to reform the fair deal scheme, including the rule relating to the family farm, that is, cap...
    • HSE National Service Plan
      725. To ask the Minister for Health when the HSE service plan will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45682/18]
    • Child Abuse
      726. To ask the Minister for Health the practice guidelines or policy document used by staff at an organisation (details supplied) to guide the conduct of assessments of allegations of child...
    • Nursing Staff Recruitment
      727. To ask the Minister for Health the action he will take to reduce the dependency on agency nurses in the health sector and the increased costs for same; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • HSE Agency Staff Expenditure
      728. To ask the Minister for Health the amount spent to date in 2018 on agency nurses in the health sector; and the equivalent figures for 2015, 2016 and 2017. [45702/18]
    • Hospital Services
      731. To ask the Minister for Health if there is a recall of cochlear implants at University Hospital Waterford; the nature of the recall; the number of persons affected; and if he will make a...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      732. To ask the Minister for Health when a decision will be made to add the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system to the reimbursement list; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage
      733. To ask the Minister for Health if access under the long-term illness scheme will be expanded to include all persons with type 1 diabetes on that scheme for a monitoring system and associated...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      735. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a centre (details supplied) has not received the additional funding of €150,000 which was granted to it in 2016 by the HSE. [45755/18]
    • Health Reports
      737. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the report for a model of care for lymphoedema and lipoedema services; if a plan is in place with regard to the treatment of persons suffering...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      738. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a service (details supplied); if additional funding will be allocated to the service to enable it to continue its service in County Sligo from...
    • Medical Card Applications
      739. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a medical card application by a person (details supplied) has not been processed under EU regulations; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Medical Card Eligibility
      740. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to alter the medical card eligibility for persons (details supplied) due to the large increase in those taking part; and if he will make a statement...
    • Hospital Facilities
      741. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 207 of 5 July 2018, the status of the planned rehabilitation unit at Roscommon University Hospital; the progress which...
    • Health Services Staff Remuneration
      742. To ask the Minister for Health when community pharmacists will be provided with a pathway out of FEMPI; when negotiations will commence with the contractors involved; and if he will make a...
    • Community Pharmacy Services
      743. To ask the Minister for Health the reason cuts to the wholesale margin of products sold by pharmacists have not been considered as income in reviews conducted by his Department into the...
    • Minor Ailments Scheme
      745. To ask the Minister for Health when a decision will be taken on the nationwide roll-out of a minor ailment scheme following the successful pilot in 2016; when he will publish the HSE report...
    • Medicinal Products Regulation
      746. To ask the Minister for Health if pharmacies will be permitted to dispense oral contraception without prescription under plans for free contraception being considered; and if he will make a...
    • Vaccination Programme
      747. To ask the Minister for Health if, following the successful roll-out of flu vaccines in pharmacies, consideration is being given to the expansion of pharmacy-based vaccination services; the...
    • National Treatment Purchase Fund Data
      748. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons dealt with in respect of hip operations under the National Treatment Purchase Fund in 2016, 2017 and to date in 2018; and if he will make...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      749. To ask the Minister for Health if he has had formal engagements with his EU counterparts over the past six months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45837/18]
    • Medical Card Reviews
      750. To ask the Minister for Health if a medical card review for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; the status of this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45839/18]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      751. To ask the Minister for Health if €100,000 in funding will be included in his final budget preparations for the roll-out of the just a minute card (details supplied). [45840/18]
    • Medical Records
      752. To ask the Minister for Health the results of the HSE inquiry into the reason medical records containing significant personal and medical data of 12 patients from an acute hospital were...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      753. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an application for reimbursement for Nusinersen, also known as Spinraza, for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy; if he has engaged with the...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      754. To ask the Minister for Health when an person (details supplied) will be transferred to the National Rehabilitation Hospital, Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Services
      755. To ask the Minister for Health the waiting time for X-rays to be read and advised to the referring general practitioner for Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9; and if he will make a statement on...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      756. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45898/18]
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      757. To ask the Minister for Health the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by the Independent Review...
    • Hospital Car Parks
      758. To ask the Minister for Health if he will direct the Regional Hospital Mullingar to provide disabled parking spots for the warfarin clinic (details supplied). [45925/18]
    • Pharmacy Regulations
      759. To ask the Minister for Health the position on the proposal to change the working arrangements for pharmaceutical assistants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45926/18]
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Animal Breeding Regulations
      760. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding a breed of cattle; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44637/18]
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      761. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when natural constraints and single farm payments will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Meetings
      762. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he, his departmental officials and-or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied)...
    • Fishing Licences
      763. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if salmon farm companies need a first buyers licence in order to purchase wild cleaner fish such as wrasse from fishermen; if so, the...
    • Marine Safety
      764. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if clear sea lice have been found by the Marine Institute on farmed salmon at salmon farms here (details supplied); and if he will...
    • Fishing Industry
      765. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to introduce rules or new regulations that govern the type of materials that can be used in the construction of fishing...
    • Departmental Consultations
      766. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form;...
    • Horse Sport Ireland
      768. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the funding to Horse Sport Ireland will be increased for 2019; if funding will be provided to an organisation (details supplied)...
    • Pesticide Use
      769. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if Coillte maintains full and comprehensive records of all pesticide used by the company. [44934/18]
    • Inshore Fisheries
      772. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to protect inshore fishermen (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44941/18]
    • Farm Data
      773. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 416 of 9 October 2018, when the inspection will be processed for a person (details supplied);...
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      774. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when payments will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45100/18]
    • GLAS Payments
      776. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of 2017 GLAS payments outstanding by county in tabular form; when these payments will issue; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Properties
      777. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten...
    • Forestry Sector
      778. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the potential funding streams available to assist and-or supplement a person (details supplied) in the replanting of Sitka spruce...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Appeals
      779. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a request for a review or an appeal lodged on behalf of a person (details supplied) in relation to basic payment scheme payments...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Payments
      780. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when an overdue farm payment will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45387/18]
    • Agriculture Industry
      781. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied) regarding agricultural activity on a land parcel; and if he will make a...
    • Coillte Teoranta Activities
      782. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position regarding Coillte’s possible sale of forest acreage at a location (details supplied); the reason for this...
    • Harbours and Piers
      783. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding a harbour; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45449/18]
    • Departmental Meetings
      784. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details...
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Payments
      785. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter regarding ANC and BPS payments in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Irish Land Commission
      786. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if it is planned that the former Land Commission maintained by his Department will be made publicly available for genealogical...
    • GLAS Appeals
      787. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the GLAS section will accept a review of the decision to exclude a person (details supplied) from the GLAS scheme on medical...
    • Pigmeat Sector
      788. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to provide assistance to the pig sector in view of difficulties due to low prices and high feed costs; and if he will make...
    • Fodder Crisis
      790. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the measures he has taken to support farmers facing difficulty with fodder supply over the winter months; and if he will make a...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Applications
      791. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45683/18]
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Applications
      792. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a remote sensing inspection will be completed by his Department in order to allow a person (details supplied) to avail of an ANC...
    • GLAS Payments
      795. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 174 of 20 September 2018, the reason a GLAS wild bird cover underpayment has yet to be issued...
    • Bord na gCon
      796. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide the most up-to-date details of the deaths and injuries of greyhounds at tracks here for the period from January...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      797. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount which will be spent on official development assistance in 2018; the recipients of this ODA; and the amount each recipient...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Applications
      798. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a payment of the basic farm payment is in order and will issue further to an inspection carried out recently on land (details...
    • Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme
      799. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the qualifying criteria for eligibility for the suckler farm payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45820/18]
    • Departmental Funding
      800. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of funding provided to a society (details supplied) for inspection services relating to animal cruelty; the funding...
    • Land Issues
      801. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason land (details supplied) has been deemed ineligible; if an oral hearing will be held in relation to the matter; and if he...
    • Aquaculture Licence Applications
      802. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application for an oyster licence by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      803. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Poultry Industry
      804. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of grant applications under TAMS II in relation to the upgrading or provision of new poultry units for turkeys, that is,...
  • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Disability Activation Projects
      805. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on a project (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44606/18]
    • National Broadband Plan Expenditure
      806. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount that has been provided for in the capital estimates for 2019, 2020 and 2021 for the roll out of the National...
    • Renewable Energy Generation Targets
      807. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on a report (details supplied) recently published which outlines a policy trajectory in which Ireland could...
    • Environmental Protection Agency Licences
      808. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason there are no time limits for the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, to process environmental licence...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      809. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason 0.4 miles along a route was left without fibre during a recent installation by a company (details supplied);...
    • Metropolitan Area Networks Programme
      811. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the extension of the concession agreement for the metropolitan area networks was discussed by his predecessor with...
    • Climate Change Policy
      813. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to achieve carbon emissions targets for 2020 and 2030 following the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      814. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his priorities for the full roll-out of broadband under the national broadband plan; the stake in a company (details...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      816. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when a number of residences (details supplied) will be connected to the fibre optic roll-out plan in County Waterford;...
    • Biofuel Obligation Scheme Implementation
      817. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the introduction of incentives to encourage the use of biofuels will be considered; and if he will make a statement...
    • Departmental Meetings
      818. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he, his departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details...
    • Departmental Consultations
      819. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in...
    • Renewable Energy Incentives
      822. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if grants are available for a micro-hydro generator (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan
      823. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount of funding received to date by all involved in a collaborative ocean energy project (details supplied); the...
    • Inland Fisheries
      825. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason a person (details supplied) is ineligible for the eel hardship fund; his plans for redress for this class of...
    • Energy Production
      828. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the percentage of the ESB’s energy needs that come from peat; the way in which this will be replaced over the...
    • Departmental Projects
      829. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over...
    • Energy Resources
      830. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the situation in relation to coal supplies for Moneypoint power station originating in a mine (details supplied); and...
    • Waste Tyre Disposal
      831. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 544 of 23 October 2018, if additional funding will be provided for the initiative...
    • Public Service Obligation Levy Yield
      832. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the funds raised through the public service obligation levy on electricity customers for the period October 2017 to...
    • Fisheries Protection
      835. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the position regarding the scheme for former eel fishermen; when a request for applications will be made; and if he...
    • Environmental Policy
      836. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if his Department runs schemes aimed at educating young persons regarding recycling, environmental issues and climate...
    • Bord na Móna
      837. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the source and amount of biomass that Bord na Móna will import to co-fire the affected power stations that use...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      838. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the position regarding the supply of broadband for a person (details supplied). [45414/18]
    • Corrib Gas Field
      839. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason a company (details supplied) was not registered as a guarantor during its ownership tenure with regard to...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      840. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when fibre broadband will be rolled out at a location (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Meetings
      851. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a...
    • Ministerial Responsibilities
      852. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he has authority to write regulations under section 3 and specifically section 10(2) of the Electronic Commerce Act...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      853. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the national broadband plan; when the project will be rolled out; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Legal Costs
      855. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the costs incurred to date in a High Court and Court of Appeal case versus the Information Commissioner and a person...
    • National Broadband Plan Expenditure
      857. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount paid to each of the external advisers who are working on the national broadband plan from the date on which...
    • National Broadband Plan Data
      858. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he has finalised an estimated cost for the national broadband plan; if this cost is €3 billion; if there are...
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      859. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the position regarding the national broadband plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45698/18]
    • Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan
      861. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the action he is taking to promote the development of offshore wind energy generation. [45763/18]
    • Official Development Assistance
      862. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount which will be spent on official development assistance in 2018; the recipients of this ODA; and the amount...
    • Metropolitan Area Networks Programme
      864. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of public buildings and-or State body buildings that are not connected by MANs to co-location centres; if...
    • Communications Market Regulation
      865. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he or his predecessor met with either the Communications Regulator or companies (details supplied) in the past two...
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      866. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of homes which are passed but not connected to high speed broadband under the concession agreement announced...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      867. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      868. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as...
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • Bus Services
      869. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a bus stop at Cork University Hospital will be restored (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44610/18]
    • Bus Éireann Services
      870. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason for delays in a Bus Éireann service (details supplied) which services County Laois; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Traffic Regulations Implementation
      871. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding speed limits; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44614/18]
    • Road Projects
      872. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the procedure on the M7-N7 for breakdowns while the upgrade work continues; and if there is a maximum length of time a person would wait...
    • Search and Rescue Service Provision
      875. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding a rescue service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44631/18]
    • Sports Capital Programme Administration
      876. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the timeframe for the current round of submissions to the sports capital grant scheme; and when the current round of grants will be...
    • Brexit Staff
      877. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Tourism Ireland has filled all its additional Brexit related staff positions; if not, when remaining staff posts will be filled; and...
    • Public Transport Initiatives
      878. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will report on the next consultation to be completed by the National Transport Authority on the BusConnects proposals; when maps...
    • Integrated Ticketing
      879. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to introduce Leap cards to County Donegal and other areas (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Departmental Meetings
      880. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he, his departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and or...
    • Traffic Management
      881. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding plans to reduce traffic congestion affecting commuters in County Wexford on the N11 northbound between junction 14...
    • Penalty Points System Offences
      882. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if offences such as the continued abuse of wheelchair accessible parking bays by motorists who do not hold a certificate or valid permit...
    • Departmental Consultations
      883. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form; and...
    • Rail Services Provision
      885. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of measures to address overcrowding on the Docklands to Maynooth rail service; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • National Transport Authority
      886. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the allocated funding for the sustainable transport measures grant programme for 2018; and the amount which has been drawn down to date....
    • Rail Services Provision
      887. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress made on the provision of additional capacity on the Kildare rail line from Hazelhatch and Sallins to Dublin; if additional...
    • Road Safety
      889. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the powers or actions at his disposal regarding dangerous old suburban link roads that fail considerably when compared...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      890. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he or his officials have met with either the Dublin Airport Authority, DAA, the Minister for Justice and Equality and or his officials...
    • Road Safety
      891. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if dedicated funding will be provided for the development of a pedestrian crossing on the Finisklin Road, County Sligo, under the low...
    • Bus Services
      892. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 535 and 536 of 2 October 2018, if he will make further contact with the NTA to seek a further...
    • Departmental Contracts
      893. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years;...
    • Military Aircraft Landings
      894. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 339 of 23 October 2018, the reason he is not in a position to supply the number of troops carried...
    • Rail Services Data
      898. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of rail passengers using the train at locations (details supplied) in north County Kildare in each of the years 2012 to 2017...
    • Dublin Bus Fleet
      899. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of buses that will be added to the Dublin Bus fleet in 2019. [45259/18]
    • Military Aircraft Landings
      900. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 559 of 23 October 2018, the reason he does not have a record (details supplied) in view of the fact...
    • Traffic Management
      902. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress being made on works to the N11 to ease chronic traffic congestion. [45293/18]
    • Taxi Licences
      905. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the availability in the future for ordinary taxi licences (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45314/18]
    • Brexit Issues
      907. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which he is making provision for the eventuality of Brexit with particular reference to its implications for air and sea...
    • Rural Transport Services
      908. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which he has continued to evaluate rural transport requirements with a view to bringing transport to persons rather than...
    • Sports Capital Programme
      909. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which he expects to be in a position to accommodate the various community sporting organisations here with particular...
    • Rail Services Provision
      910. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which he expects to be in a position to approve the necessary expenditure to increase the number of rail carriages serving...
    • Road Improvement Schemes
      911. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which he can accelerate the programme to replace, improve or upgrade motorways, roads and bridges deemed to be in need of...
    • Transport Policy
      912. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which he has studied the weakest links in the transport system nationally; his plans to address these; and if he will make...
    • Sports Events
      913. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which he continues to liaise with the various national and international sporting organisations with a view to hosting...
    • Road Toll Data
      914. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated daily revenue arising from tolls on the M50 in comparison with other toll roads; the extent to which revenue has fluctuated...
    • Coast Guard Services
      919. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has examined the potential of the Air Corps being redeployed to provide helicopter support services for the Irish Coast Guard; and...
    • Airport Development Projects
      920. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the way in which the proposed plans for a third terminal at Dublin Airport are consistent with Project Ireland 2040 plans to achieve 75%...
    • Transport Policy
      921. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the exact low emission technology for the future purchasing of Dublin buses has been determined; the work being prepared by his...
    • Airport Development Projects
      925. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will request the DAA to provide longitudinal data to north County Dublin residents who have requested and been promised the...
    • Departmental Meetings
      926. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details...
    • Road Improvement Schemes
      927. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the planned upgrade works to the N4 route between Mullingar and Longford; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Ministerial Correspondence
      928. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if correspondence sent to him by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal has been received; if a reply has issued to the...
    • Transport Infrastructure Provision
      929. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the date on which a pedestrian and cycleway will open between the Dublin road and harbour and docks area in a town (details supplied) in...
    • Light Rail Projects
      930. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to resume the Tralee and Dingle light rail projects as a tourist attraction; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Bus Services
      931. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the amended bus network redesign following submissions for BusConnects will be published; and if there will be an opportunity for...
    • Road Projects Expenditure
      933. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the spend on previous plans to upgrade the N4 route which was shelved in 2011; and the amount of the work completed up to 2011 which will...
    • Road Improvement Schemes
      934. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his future plans to upgrade the R392 Mullingar to Ballymahon road which has experienced an increase in traffic volumes. [45672/18]
    • Road Projects Data
      935. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the length of time it takes for a development to go through all stages from road approval to road opening; and the way in which this...
    • Irish Aviation Authority
      936. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the board of the IAA is at its full compliment. [45674/18]
    • Rail Network Safety
      937. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has had engagement with the Minister for Justice and Equality or his officials regarding the establishment of a dedicated national...
    • Park and Ride Facilities
      939. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress being made to establish park and ride facilities for Galway city as recommended in the Galway transport strategy; and if he...
    • National Mitigation Plan
      940. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the targets set in relation to reducing the carbon emissions of the transport sector in Galway city; the proposed immediate, intermediate...
    • Road Safety
      941. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the action being taken to address the dangerous junction at a location (details supplied) which is classified as a high accident prone...
    • Sports Capital Programme Applications
      942. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a check will be carried out on an application by a group (details supplied) under the sports capital programme; the reason the...
    • Rural Transport Programme Funding
      943. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the possibility of increasing the budget for the rural transport programme by 10% has been investigated; the estimated cost of same;...
    • Transport Support Scheme
      944. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if €100,000 in funding will be included in his final budget preparations for the roll out of the just a minute card (details...
    • Sports Capital Programme Administration
      945. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of spot checks on capital projects in each of the past four years under the sports capital programme; the number of those...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      946. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45904/18]
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      947. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by the...
  • Department of Children and Youth Affairs
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      948. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason she has changed the criteria of eligibility for the ECCE scheme recently; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44734/18]
    • Early Childhood Care and Education Funding
      949. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the funding supports available for the development of early years sessional childcare facilities, including capital grants; the supports...
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      950. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if an application by a person (details supplied) will be examined for entry to the ECCE scheme; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Meetings
      951. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she, her departmental officials and-or her ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and-or...
    • Child Abuse
      952. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the procedure followed by Tusla in dealing with subsequent disclosures of sexual abuse if they are made in cases in which a child's...
    • Departmental Consultations
      954. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by her Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form; and...
    • Domestic Violence Refuges Provision
      956. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of adults and children who spent time in Tusla funded domestic violence refuge and step down accommodation in 2017; and the...
    • Youth Work Projects Funding
      957. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if additional funding will be provided to an organisation (details supplied) in order to allow it to pay for restoration without damaging...
    • Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries
      960. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the cost of preparing the report of the expert technical group on the site of the former mother and baby home at Tuam. [45013/18]
    • Child Abuse
      963. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if it is Tusla policy that the questioning of children in regard to disclosures of sexual abuse is conducted in a child friendly and...
    • Departmental Contracts
      966. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within her Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten years; if...
    • Childcare Services
      967. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the degree to which she remains satisfied regarding the availability of community child support services including the provision of support...
    • Juvenile Offenders
      968. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the extent to which she maintains dialogue with the prison services with a view to providing appropriate support for first-time offender...
    • Children in Care
      969. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the extent to which she and agencies under her remit continue to monitor reports of children at risk, whether in institutional care, foster...
    • Homeless Persons Supports
      970. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the extent to which she can liaise with and offer assistance to homeless children whose parents may also be homeless; and if she will make...
    • Child Protection
      971. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the extent to which adequate early warning systems exist to alert her Department to the threat to children and young persons of...
    • Counselling Services Provision
      972. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the extent to which she envisages improved counselling services for children at risk and their families; and if she will make a statement...
    • Youth Services Funding
      973. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount of funding made available to various youth and youth support organisations in the course of 2018; and if she will make a...
    • Children in Care
      975. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children in residential or foster care; the extent to which adequate resources remain available to meet the demand in both...
    • Youth Services
      976. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the aspect of youth affairs that has generated most concern in the past ten years; the extent to which adequate action was taken; the...
    • Child Protection
      977. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the degree to which she expects to be in a position to ensure that children or young adults at risk or deemed to be at risk do not remain...
    • Family Resource Centres
      978. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the additional funding to be provided to family resource centres in 2019; the increase for each existing centre and new projects; and if...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      979. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in her Department has had with a person (details...
    • Child and Family Agency Services
      980. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason a person (details supplied) is not being provided with a Tusla duty social worker despite one having been requested by their...
    • Early Childhood Care and Education Programmes
      981. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if the ECCE hours have ever been extended in circumstances in which the child has already availed of the maximum allocation; and if she...
    • National Play and Recreation Policies
      982. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the steps she has taken to publish both new play and recreation policies since the 2016 review of the National Play Policy 2004-2008 and...
    • Irish Language
      983. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the measures in place for increasing the provision of CPD opportunities through Irish for childcare practitioners; the estimated costs...
    • Child Detention Centres
      986. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 590 of 23 October 2018, the terms of reference for the commissioned report (details supplied). [45735/18]
    • Child and Family Agency Staff
      987. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 193 of 11 October 2018, the qualifications that must be held by external private contractors in order...
    • Area Based Childhood Programme
      988. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the budget allocation to area based childhood, ABC, programmes in each of the years 2016 to 2019, in tabular form; and if she will make a...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      989. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45891/18]
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      990. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount her Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by the...
  • Department of Rural and Community Development
    • Dog Breeding Industry
      991. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans to improve the enforcement of the Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45846/18]
    • Local Improvement Scheme
      992. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of funding for local improvement schemes (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44725/18]
    • Ministerial Meetings
      993. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he, his departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied) and or...
    • Departmental Consultations
      994. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in tabular form;...
    • CLÁR Programme
      996. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the allocated funding for the CLÁR programme for 2018; and the amount which has been drawn down to date. [45022/18]
    • Provision of Defibrillators
      997. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the various funding channels open to community and sporting organisations that wish to acquire a defibrillator; and if he will make a...
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      998. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount of funding under the town and village renewal scheme awarded to projects in County Donegal in each year since its inception...
    • Forbairt Pobal
      999. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development cén fáth ar diúltaíodh d’iarratas ó chomhlacht pobail (sonraí tugtha) i gContae Dhún na...
    • Leader Programmes
      1000. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the progress made to date with the roll-out of the LEADER programme 2014 to 2020; the expenditure incurred to date on the programme...
    • Departmental Contracts
      1001. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten...
    • Rural Recreation Scheme
      1002. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development when an outdoor recreation infrastructure scheme grant payment will issue to a group (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he...
    • CLÁR Programme
      1003. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of an application for CLÁR funding submitted by an association (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      1005. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person (details...
    • Library Services Data
      1006. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of libraries with access to high-speed broadband; the number of libraries with connection speeds above 30 Mbps; and if he...
    • Rural Recreation Scheme
      1007. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the details of the applications made by Kildare County Council in 2018 for the rural recreation fund or other similar schemes; the...
    • Library Services Funding
      1008. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of an application (details supplied). [45739/18]
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      1009. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      1010. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended by the...
  • Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Wage-setting Mechanisms
      1011. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if low paid workers in sectors impacted by the VAT increase are protected from a wage cut as a result of the increase such...
    • Tax Yield
      1012. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated yield to the Exchequer in a full year for every 1% rise in employers' PRSI. [45189/18]
    • Supplementary Welfare Allowance
      1013. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to reintroduce the dietary supplement payment or introduce an equivalent which can assist those that must adhere...
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1014. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision has been made on an application for illness benefit by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • JobPath Programme
      1015. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) will be exempted from the requirement of regularly reporting to Turas Nua; and if she will...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1016. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason an illness benefit payment has ceased for a person (details supplied); when the payment will be reinstated; and...
    • Treatment Benefit Scheme Data
      1019. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated amount it would cost in 2019 if the frequency of applying for a grant for hearing aids was reduced from every...
    • Carer's Allowance Payments
      1020. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a dependent child allowance payment will be paid to a person (details supplied) in relation to a carer’s...
    • Community Employment Schemes Eligibility
      1021. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if exceptions can be made to the rules governing the maximum period of time a person can be on a community employment or...
    • State Pension (Contributory)
      1022. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of the review of the post-2012 pension entitlements; when increased payments will begin; the number of persons...
    • Community Employment Schemes Operation
      1023. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason community employment sponsors are not given the same access to potential participants as RSS or Tús...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1024. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a payment will issue for an illness benefit claim in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Meetings
      1025. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she, her departmental officials and or her ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1026. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when the payment for a child dependent on the illness benefit claim by a person (details supplied) will be awarded; and if...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Payments
      1028. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason money is being deducted on a weekly basis from a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on...
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1029. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will issue for an application by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay in same; and if she...
    • Disability Allowance Data
      1030. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications for disability allowance approved and refused in each of the past eight years to date; the number...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1031. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a payment will issue in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44827/18]
    • Working Family Payment
      1032. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason those in receipt of the working family payment are not eligible for the Christmas bonus; if she has considered...
    • Farm Assist Scheme Applications
      1033. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) has not been granted farm assist; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Invalidity Pension Applications
      1034. 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. [44845/18]
    • Parental Leave
      1035. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the new paid parental leave entitlement announced in budget 2019 will provide two weeks of paid leave to both parents;...
    • Departmental Consultations
      1037. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by her Department in each of the past ten years in...
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications
      1039. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for domiciliary care allowance, DCA, will be backdated to the date of the original application by a person...
    • Social Welfare Appeals
      1040. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of an appeal against a decision to refuse a disability allowance or an invalidity...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1041. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a payment will issue in respect of an illness benefit claim by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      1043. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of an appeal for a disability allowance in the case of a person (details...
    • Working Family Payment Applications
      1044. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the source of income which has been included in the assessment of a working family payment application by a person (details...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1045. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of an application for a disability allowance in the case of a person (details...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1046. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when an illness benefit arrears payment will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      1047. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an appeal for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Birth Certificates Administration
      1048. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a change can be made to the surname given to a child on their birth certificate when it was registered in error and in...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1049. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of an application for a disability allowance in the case of a person (details...
    • Disability Allowance Eligibility
      1050. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of a review in respect of eligibility for a disability allowance in the case of a...
    • Pensions Reform
      1052. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of legislation to reverse changes to the way in which pension contributions are calculated which primarily...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1053. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will issue in relation to a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      1054. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if system testing was carried out on the new information technology system for illness benefit; if so, the person or body...
    • Social Welfare Payments Waiting Times
      1056. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the average waiting time for decisions on carer’s allowance, domiciliary care allowance payments and disability...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1057. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications being processed for carer's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44990/18]
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1058. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications being processed for disability allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44991/18]
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications
      1059. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications being processed for domiciliary carer's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      1060. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) will have to wait for payment of arrears in relation to an application for disability...
    • Social Welfare Appeals
      1061. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a review and oral hearing into the pension entitlements of a person (details supplied) has been carried out; and if she...
    • JobPath Data
      1062. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons engaged on JobPath that have taken up places on community employment schemes, the rural social scheme...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1063. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason the payment of illness benefit in the case of a person (details supplied) has been stopped; when a payment will...
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1065. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) will be awarded an illness benefit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45083/18]
    • Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme Applications
      1066. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason for the delay in processing an application for partial capacity benefit by a person (details supplied); and if...
    • Invalidity Pension Appeals
      1067. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position regarding an invalidity pension appeal by a person (details supplied); the action she will take to ensure this...
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1068. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) will be awarded illness benefit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45107/18]
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1069. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) has not received a full illness benefit payment; the reason a weekly payment cannot...
    • Departmental Reports
      1070. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when the report into seasonal workers in County Donegal will be published and made available in view of the fact that two...
    • Fuel Allowance Eligibility
      1071. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a route exists by which a person can qualify for the fuel allowance on medical grounds; and if she will make a statement...
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1072. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to set out the status of an application by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay; and if she will make a...
    • School Meals Programme
      1073. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to outline the details of the new hot school meals pilot programme for DEIS schools to commence in 2019; the process and...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1074. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to set out the cost associated with rolling out the new automated system in the illness benefit section; if training was...
    • Illness Benefit Data
      1075. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to set out the number of persons in receipt of illness benefit by county. [45169/18]
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1076. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a disability allowance payment will be granted to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Contracts
      1077. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within her Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1078. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to outline the reason for the delay in issuing a weekly illness benefit payment to a person (details supplied); and if she...
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1080. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to outline the status of an illness benefit application by a person (details supplied); when arrears will be issued in this...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1081. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to outline the reason a person (details supplied) will receive a reduced rate of illness benefit as notified. [45215/18]
    • Illness Benefit Eligibility
      1082. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) can submit a six monthly certificate in respect of illness benefit. [45219/18]
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1083. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when the correct amount for the period of certified illness will be restored in respect of an illness benefit claim by a...
    • Illness Benefit Eligibility
      1085. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) will be able to reapply for illness benefit; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Student Grant Scheme Eligibility
      1086. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if there are avenues available for a person to retrospectively adjust the required 391-day continuous period on a qualifying...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Eligibility
      1087. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to outline the reason a person (details supplied) had a jobseeker's allowance discontinued; when a jobseeker's payment will...
    • Rent Supplement Scheme Applications
      1088. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if rent allowance will be reinstated as a matter of urgency in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make...
    • Social Welfare Payments Administration
      1089. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if payment by a person (details supplied) has been accurately reflected in the person's record; if a record of all payments...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Payments
      1090. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to set out the correct level of jobseeker's allowance payable in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1091. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to outline the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will...
    • Pension Provisions
      1092. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to outline her plans to extend the total contributions approach announced in budget 2019 being applied to those who left the...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1093. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when an illness benefit payment in the case of a person (details supplied) will be normalised; the status or changes to the...
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      1095. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a disability allowance payment will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a...
    • Back to Education Allowance Applications
      1096. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a period when a person (details supplied) in County Kerry was in receipt of illness benefit will be taken into account...
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1097. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an illness benefit claim by a person (details supplied); when arrears will issue in this case; and if she will...
    • Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme Applications
      1098. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a partial capacity benefit for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Social Welfare Benefits Applications
      1099. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a free fuel allowance and the living alone allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she...
    • Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Scheme Applications
      1100. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a change was made to the BSCFA process by which persons who usually receive the payment automatically had to send...
    • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes
      1101. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of the Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill 2017, specifically the proposed amendments to the...
    • Disability Allowance Eligibility
      1102. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the grounds upon which it has been decided that a person (details supplied) is no longer eligible to receive disability...
    • Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme Payments
      1103. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will address a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Applications
      1104. 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. [45401/18]
    • Wage-setting Mechanisms
      1105. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to put safeguards in place to protect employees in the hospitality and tourism industry such as hairdressers to...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      1106. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in her Department has had with a person...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1107. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when an illness benefit payment will be processed in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she...
    • JobPath Programme
      1108. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the financial and other supports provided to jobseekers who are engaging with the JobPath programme and who by virtue of...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1109. 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. [45509/18]
    • Pension Provisions
      1110. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when it is planned to introduce pension entitlements for community employment supervisors and assistant supervisors in view...
    • Disability Allowance Payments
      1111. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason her Department is pursuing a debt of €198 relative to a disability allowance claim by a person (details...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1112. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an illness benefit payment in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme Applications
      1113. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for partial capacity benefit by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement...
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1114. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision has been made on an application for illness benefit by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1115. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied) will be processed; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Statutory Retirement Age (1 comment)
      1116. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a public servant who is a clerical officer at level 16 and who joined the service in 2001 can continue to work after 65...
    • Invalidity Pension Appeals
      1117. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an appeal for invalidity pension by a person (details supplied) will be processed; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Parental Leave
      1118. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to introduce reforms to the parental leave regime, including changes to the qualifying age of the child and to the...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      1119. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision has been made on a carer's allowance appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will...
    • Pensions Reform
      1120. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if persons affected by the planned increase in 2021 of the qualifying pension age to 67 years of age will receive a...
    • Back to Education Allowance Eligibility
      1121. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if it is common practice to refuse an application for back to education allowance in circumstances in which the deciding...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1122. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) will receive outstanding illness benefit payments; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Invalidity Pension Applications
      1123. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) will have an invalidity benefit application processed; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Social Welfare Appeals Status
      1124. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied). [45748/18]
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      1126. 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. [45757/18]
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1127. 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. [45759/18]
    • Jobseeker's Benefit Eligibility
      1128. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the qualifying PRSI criteria for a self-employed person to qualify for jobseeker's benefit in the fourth quarter of 2019 as...
    • State Pension (Contributory)
      1129. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when she will implement new State pension (contributory) arrangements; if those that reached pension age after 2012 will...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1130. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a carer's allowance payment will issue to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Cyber Security Policy
      1131. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of instances in which data transmissions across her Department’s network were compromised due to a gap or...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1132. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for a carer's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Qualified Child Allowance
      1136. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will address a matter regarding the case of persons (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1137. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for a carer's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1139. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the ongoing difficulties facing illness benefit recipients have now been resolved; if she is satisfied that all persons...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1140. 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); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications
      1142. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for a domiciliary care allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Illness Benefit Payments
      1143. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) in County Kildare will receive an illness benefit payment. [45842/18]
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals
      1145. 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. [45844/18]
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1146. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will issue for an application by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay in same; and if she...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1147. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will issue for an application by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay in same; and if she...
    • Tax Clearance Certificates
      1148. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the avenues available to an employer to retrospectively gain their qualifying tax clearance status in the instance of an...
    • Legislative Reviews
      1149. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a review, as required under section 18(3) of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2014, has been conducted and laid before...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      1150. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in her Department; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      1151. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the amount her Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended...
  • Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
    • Seanad Elections
      1152. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the rules of governance required to be registered with his Department in nominating bodies for Seanad Éireann (details...
    • Commercial Rates Exemptions
      1153. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the estimated cost of providing full relief from commercial rates for all registered childcare providers here. [45161/18]
    • Local Authority Services
      1154. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason disabled persons grants have not been approved since 2016 and 2017 in the Cork County Council area due to lack of...
    • Housing Adaptation Grant Applications
      1155. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason an adaption grant has not been approved for a person (details supplied) by Cork County Council in 2018; the...
    • Housing Adaptation Grant Eligibility
      1156. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when calculating deductions for means testing the housing adaption grant for persons with disabilities, if the full amount of...
    • Approved Housing Bodies
      1157. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has given consideration to extending the capital acquisition lease finance provisions to the purchase of loans by...
    • Urban Renewal Schemes
      1158. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount allocated for a project (details supplied) under the urban regeneration and development fund. [45740/18]
    • Water and Sewerage Schemes Status
      1159. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will report on his decision to refer the eastern and midlands water supply project to the Commission for the Regulation...
    • Property Trusts
      1160. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on the recent sale of nearly 400 apartments for rental to an investment company (details supplied); and if he will...
    • Constitutional Convention Recommendations
      1161. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has given further consideration to the Convention on the Constitution recommendations regarding citizens' initiatives;...
    • An Bord Pleanála
      1162. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the steps he has taken to address delays in adhering to statutory timelines in An Bord Pleanála decisions; and if he...
    • Departmental Meetings
      1163. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he, his departmental officials and or his ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details...
    • Departmental Contracts
      1164. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a company (details supplied) has been awarded contracts for social housing projects funded by his Department in the past...
    • Departmental Consultations
      1165. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by his Department in each of the past ten years in...
    • Housing Data
      1167. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of housing co-operatives (details supplied); and the number of houses within each co-operative within each county...
    • Local Authority Facilities
      1168. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his policy regarding the hosting of political public meetings in local authority owned or funded community centres; if...
    • Housing Data
      1169. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number and name of local authorities that were contacted by and responded to the circular that was sent from his...
    • Building Regulations
      1171. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the position with regard to the need for structural assessments for 22 houses constructed by a company (details supplied);...
    • Housing Adaptation Grant
      1172. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will apply flexibility in the deadline for works completed under housing adaptation and mobility and housing aid for...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      1173. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if under the enhanced long-term social housing leasing scheme, developers will be allowed to use their approval for 25...
    • European Court of Justice Rulings
      1174. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the steps he is taking to address the discharge of sewage into the sea at various locations (details supplied) in County...
    • Housing Data
      1175. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of properties in County Donegal secured under the buy and renew scheme which facilitates local authorities or...
    • European Court of Justice Rulings
      1176. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the members of the working group set up to consider the 2013 European Court of Justice ruling in the Flemish Decree case;...
    • Housing Data
      1177. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the details of all proposed social housing leasing and enhanced leasing projects; and the details of potential leasing or...
    • Irish Water
      1178. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the fact that Irish Water has for the second time in 2018 refused to meet with a...
    • Housing Issues
      1179. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his efforts to date in addressing the high council housing vacancy rate in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Building Regulations
      1181. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will publish the criteria which homeowners in County Donegal affected by mica must meet in order to access the redress...
    • Departmental Contracts
      1184. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within his Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past...
    • Rental Accommodation Standards
      1185. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will consider reviewing legislation (details supplied); if he will direct the RTB in relation to enforcement; and if he...
    • Local Authority Housing Data
      1186. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the allocation in capital funding for each local authority for the provision of extensions to council dwellings for 2017,...
    • Home Loan Scheme
      1187. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a person who is resident here on a stamp 4 visa, is married to an Irish citizen and has been resident in the State for...
    • Emergency Accommodation Data
      1188. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of families that have been accommodated in family hubs since they were established; the number of families that...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      1193. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the targets for social housing provision by the four Dublin local authorities in 2018; his Department's assessment of the...
    • Water and Sewerage Schemes
      1194. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the way in which a group water scheme with only domestic users on it is to pay for shortfalls in the amount it receives in...
    • Fire Service
      1195. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to a statement (details supplied) made in Seanad Éireann on 10 March 2015 by the then...
    • Ministerial Communications
      1197. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in his Department has had with a person...
    • Housing Estates
      1198. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the progress he has made to date on the taking in charge of developments with stand alone treatment plants; the discussions...
    • Ministerial Responsibilities
      1199. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the remit and responsibilities of the Minister of State in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Local Authority Funding
      1200. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the review of local authority finances will be completed; if the results of this review will be reflected in the...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      1201. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the dialogue he has had with Kildare County Council with respect to a housing development, either direct build or turnkey, at...
    • Mayoral Election
      1202. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has received the report into potential arrangements and powers for directly elected mayors in Cork and other cities;...
    • Wind Energy Guidelines
      1205. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he will publish the wind energy planning guidelines; the reason for such a delay; his plans to introduce more onshore...
    • Proposed Legislation
      1206. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the timeframe for the creation of the register of architectural technologists and the inclusion of those on the register...
    • An Bord Pleanála Applications
      1207. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason there are no time limits for An Board Pleanála to adjudicate on applications; and his plans to introduce...
    • National Planning Framework
      1208. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he will enact the regional planning guidelines. [45689/18]
    • Legislative Programme
      1209. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the rationale for the detail in drafting the building control (construction industry register Ireland) Bill 2017; if he will...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      1210. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government further to Parliamentary Question No. 627 of 2 October 2018, if the €1.1 million allocated for the project has fully...
    • Rental Sector
      1211. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the implications the proposed new regulations on a company (details supplied) will have on persons who let their primary...
    • Housing Issues
      1212. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on the need for developers and the State to prioritise housing development; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Land Development Agency
      1213. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the estimated cost of an affordable home under the land development agency; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      1214. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Commissions of Investigation Data
      1215. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount his Department has spent in 2018 on carrying out commissions of investigations and State inquiries as recommended...
  • Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
    • National Raised Bog Management Plan
      1216. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will address a matter regarding a bog (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44633/18]
    • National Monuments
      1217. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the reinstatement of a monument (details supplied). [44766/18]
    • Departmental Meetings
      1218. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she, her departmental officials and or her ministerial predecessors have met companies and an organisation (details supplied)...
    • Irish Language
      1219. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the current and capital funding allocation for each item (details supplied) in each of the years 2016 to 2018, in tabular form in...
    • Departmental Consultations
      1220. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the location of the submissions made to the consultations undertaken by her Department in each of the past ten years in tabular...
    • Census of Population
      1222. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her attention has been drawn to a campaign to have the 1926 census records released earlier than planned to facilitate...
    • Arts Council Funding
      1223. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the cultural institutions in receipt of State funding which is located in an area (details supplied); and the organisations that...
    • National Orchestras
      1224. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of plans to move the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra from RTÉ to within the remit of the National Concert...
    • Departmental Contracts
      1232. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if a company (details supplied) has undertaken work within her Department's remit to build or renovate projects over the past ten...
    • Departmental Meetings
      1233. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the details of engagements, meetings or correspondence that each Minister of State in her Department has had with a person...
    • Wildlife Regulations
      1234. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will provide a copy of each declaration made since 1986 under Regulation 3(1)(a) of the European Communities (Wildlife Act...
    • Animal Culls
      1235. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will withdraw the licence issued to Dublin Airport Authority which allows for hares to be shot dead on airport property...
    • Film Industry
      1236. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to meet the CEO of the Irish Film Board; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45836/18]
    • Heritage Schemes
      1237. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the financial support available to Sligo County Council for the conservation and protection of Court Abbey, Mullinabreena, County...
    • North-South Implementation Bodies
      1238. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will report on the allocation in 2019 to North-South bodies in her Department; and if she will make a statement on the...