Written answers

Thursday, 11 July 2019

  • Department of Rural and Community Development
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      8. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he will report on the town and village renewal scheme and the town and village pilot residential occupancy scheme; and if he will...
    • Rural Regeneration and Development Fund
      12. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount of the rural regeneration and development fund allocated to date; and if a breakdown of spending in each of the categories...
    • Community Development Projects Funding
      14. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if assistance will be provided to a centre (details supplied) to continue to provide essential community services in view of the fact...
    • Charitable and Voluntary Organisations
      15. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he or his officials have been briefed by the board of Pobal in relation to its review of its charitable status; and if he will make...
    • Land Issues
      16. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of his proposal to introduce an indemnity scheme for landowners in relation to the use of their land for recreational...
    • Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme Funding
      17. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development further to Parliamentary Question No. 577 of 18 June 2019, if the funding available for disadvantaged urban communities will be...
    • LEADER Programmes Administration
      18. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the reason the allocation and processing of applications for LEADER funding is perceived as being slow; if there delays in this regard;...
    • Voluntary Sector
      20. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans for the development of a national volunteering strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30084/19]
    • LEADER Programmes Administration
      21. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of the roll out of the LEADER programme as at the end of June 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30080/19]
    • Community Development Projects Funding
      22. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he has sufficient resources available to meet requests for grant aid or other forms of assistance from both rural...
    • Walks Scheme
      23. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of new mountain and other walkways funded each year since 2011 under the walkways scheme; his plans to develop this sector...
    • Rural Regeneration and Development Fund
      24. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of the rural regeneration development fund; the impact the fund will have on counties, for example, County Westmeath; and if...
    • Departmental Strategies
      26. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans for the development of a national strategy to support the community and voluntary sector; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      27. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the drawdown in funding to date of the town and village renewal scheme since established. [30429/19]
    • Mountain Access Schemes
      28. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the progress made by his Department and predecessor Departments in relation to the promotion of mountain climbing and the mountain...
    • Departmental Schemes
      29. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the position regarding streamlining the criteria required for small grant applications, for example, LEADER; and if he will make a...
    • LEADER Programmes Expenditure
      30. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount spent on LEADER funding in 2019 in counties Cavan and Monaghan. [30073/19]
    • Rural Broadband Scheme
      32. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the discussions he has had with the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment with regard to broadband provision in...
    • Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme
      33. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his Department is involved with an interdepartmental taskforce to ensure that lower income urban areas grappling with serious issues...
    • Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation
      34. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of the consultations taking place with stakeholders for the next phase of rural policy post-2019; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Schemes
      35. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans to help those communities in need of assistance towards formulating proposals for funding under various programmes; and if he...
    • Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme
      36. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the drawdown in funding to date of the outdoor recreation infrastructure scheme for the allocations in 2017 and 2018. [30427/19]
    • LEADER Programmes Data
      37. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount spent to date under the 2014-2020 LEADER programme by project and administration costs; the amount expended to date on...
    • Local Improvement Scheme Funding
      38. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans to allocate more funding to the local improvement scheme. [30220/19]
    • Town and Village Renewal Scheme
      39. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development when the reports of each of the six relevant local authorities in relation to the town and village pilot residential occupancy scheme...
  • Department of Defence
    • Defence Forces Remuneration
      40. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the timeline for the implementation of priority actions related to technical pay arrangements in the Defence Forces; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Functions
      41. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if his Department requires approval by him for information issued from the Defence Forces press office; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Defence Forces Operations
      42. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the cybersecurity incidence response team is exclusively comprised of Defence Forces personnel; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Defence Forces Personnel
      44. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if there is additional vetting for civilians that join his Department from other public bodies; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      45. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if networks in his Department have been subjected to cyberattacks in the past 12 months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30521/19]
    • Air Corps
      47. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if commandants in the Air Corps will be paid the duty allowance for the emergency aeromedical service; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Defence Forces Operations
      48. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the level of preparedness of the Defence Forces to respond in the event of an attack; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30531/19]
    • Gender Equality
      49. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of initiatives related to gender equality measures and the deployment of female personnel in peacekeeping missions as outlined in the...
    • White Paper on Defence
      50. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of the development of the new institute for peace support and leadership training as outlined in the White Paper on Defence; the...
    • Defence Forces
      52. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of the development of the defence enterprise initiative and the establishment of the security and defence enterprise group; and if he...
    • White Paper on Defence
      53. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the progress of the review of high level command and control structures; if high level command and control structures operate using international...
    • Public Service Pay Commission Reports
      54. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the retention rate of military personnel with advanced cybersecurity skill sets; the status of the development of strategies to retain military...
    • Defence Forces Equipment
      55. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if new armoured logistic vehicles were procured; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30540/19]
    • Defence Forces Operations
      56. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if air combat and intercept capability improvements have been made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30541/19]
    • Defence Forces Personnel
      57. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the optimal mix of civil servants, civilian and military personnel required to fill roles in the defence organisation has been determined and...
    • White Paper on Defence
      58. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if a gap analysis of skill sets within the Permanent Defence Force has been conducted; the measures taken to address skill set gaps; and if he...
    • Defence Forces Strength
      59. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence when the Defence Forces will reach the goal of 9,500 serving personnel; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30544/19]
    • Defence Forces Reserve Review
      60. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of personnel in the Army Reserves and Naval Service Reserves; the personnel numbers the Army and Naval Service reserves are from the...
    • Departmental Meetings
      62. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the structure of the quarterly meetings with the Secretary General of his Department and the Chief of Staff in each quarter since the start of...
    • Defence Forces Training
      63. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of joint civil military cybersecurity training initiatives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30548/19]
    • Defence Forces Expenditure
      64. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if a review of the CRE has been completed; if so, the information the review provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30550/19]
    • Defence Forces Personnel Data
      65. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of persons who purchased their discharge from the Permanent Defence Force in each of the past five years in tabular form; and if he...
    • Defence Forces Review
      67. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the review of recruitment methods which will be implemented as recommended in the report of the Public Service Pay Commission on the Defence...
    • Defence Forces Training
      85. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the way in which the Permanent Defence Force can manage the increased training requirements for recruitment with ongoing operational deficits in...
    • Air Corps Strength
      87. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the way in which he will respond to the conclusion in the Public Service Pay Commission report that the Air Corps services are in jeopardy; his...
    • Naval Service Staff
      91. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his views on the personnel welfare and safety concerns highlighted by the commanding flag officer with two Naval Service ships docked; and if he...
    • Naval Service Vessels
      92. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the two docked Naval Service ships have interfered or compromised service level responsibilities; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      93. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he will make a...
    • Living Wage
      96. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and-or in agencies under his remit; and if he...
    • Defence Forces Personnel
      97. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of the review regarding the difficulties for members of the Defence Forces to cast their vote in recent elections; if it will be...
    • Naval Service Vessels
      98. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the maintenance schedule and timeline for each Naval Service ship in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30822/19]
    • Defence Forces Operations
      100. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if Defence Forces networks are monitored on a 24 hour basis; the deficits in staffing numbers; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Defence Forces Review
      102. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the recommendations from the recent NATO review of the Defence Forces here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30826/19]
    • Public Service Pay Commission Reports
      104. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the Public Service Pay Commission survey on the numbers intending to leave the Defence Forces will compromise existing future peacekeeping...
    • Departmental Data
      105. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of persons...
    • Curragh Plains Representative Forum
      106. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the progress being made with Kildare County Council on potential collaboration on addressing issues and identifying opportunities for the...
    • White Paper on Defence
      107. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the progress being made on plans for a peace and leadership institute on the Curragh; the status of a feasibility study on the proposal; and if...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      108. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form; when...
    • Defence Forces Medical Services
      111. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if a psychiatrist has been appointed to the Defence Forces to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31058/19]
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      112. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of capital projects in excess of €5 million being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated...
    • Departmental Communications
      114. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out of...
    • Climate Change Policy
      115. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change and-or...
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • Passport Applications Fees
      116. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the reason from 15 July 2019 cash will no longer be accepted at the passport service public counters; if credit or debit card information...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      117. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he will...
    • Foreign Policy
      118. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade further to Parliamentary Question No. 35 of 18 June 2019, if he has met with the ESB to discuss issues regarding a mine (details supplied)....
    • Human Rights
      119. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of his Department’s work on the national action plan on business and human rights; the achievements to date; and the...
    • Passport Applications Data
      120. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of persons who applied for an Irish passport in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he...
    • Foreign Conflicts
      122. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade further to Parliamentary Question No. 169 of 2 July 2019, and his acknowledgement that detention centres in Libya should close, the action...
    • UN Security Council
      123. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of Ireland’s bid for a seat at the UN Security Council; the expenditure to date for the bid; and if he will make a...
    • Visa Agreements
      124. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of Irish students who participated in the J1 visa programme from 2012 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a...
    • Diplomatic Representation
      125. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the meetings attended in the United States of America by the special envoy to the United States since his appointment; the costs incurred as...
    • Global Footprint Initiative
      126. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of Ireland’s plan to double its global footprint by 2025; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30661/19]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      127. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of staff in each embassy and consulate in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Emigrant Support Services
      128. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if all recommendations from the report published on addressing barriers facing returning Irish emigrants have been implemented; if not, the...
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      129. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the expenditure incurred since May 2016 and to date in 2019 on external consultant reports by report in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Brexit Negotiations
      130. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his European counterparts or representatives of EU member states have contacted his Department to discuss the way in which Ireland will...
    • Brexit Preparations
      131. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of plans to publish a new Brexit contingency plan; the date it is expected to be published; and if he will make a statement on...
    • State Visits
      132. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on his recent trip to Germany; the discussions he had relating to Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Living Wage
      134. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the estimated cost of implementing a living wage of €12.30 for all employees directly employed and-or in agencies under his remit;...
    • Departmental Data
      135. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      136. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form; when...
    • Northern Ireland
      139. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if talks will continue throughout the remainder of July and August 2019, if necessary, to reach agreement in the event of agreement not...
    • Human Rights
      143. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the way in which he and his EU colleagues are responding to attempts by the Hong Kong authorities to apparently suppress the civil and...
    • Dublin-Monaghan Bombings
      145. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has had recent discussions with the British Foreign Secretary and with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on the need for the...
    • British-Irish Co-operation
      146. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the steps he will take to protect, promote and enhance Anglo-Irish relations, particularly in the context of Brexit; if he has considered...
    • Foreign Policy
      147. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the areas being prioritised in terms of EU policy over the next five years aside from Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Diplomatic Representation
      148. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to open new embassies and consulates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31194/19]
    • Foreign Policy
      149. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the way in which Ireland plans to double its impact in the Asia Pacific region; the resources, financial and otherwise which will be...
    • Consular Services Provision
      150. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when his Department first learned of the case of a person (details supplied); the actions his Department has taken on this matter and to...
    • Northern Ireland
      151. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the outcome of recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on the need to deal with legacy issues; and if...
    • Departmental Communications
      152. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out of...
    • Climate Change Policy
      153. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change and-or...
  • Department of Finance
    • State Claims Agency Data
      155. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount paid by each delegated State authority into the State Claims Agency in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the methodology used to...
    • Pensions Reform
      156. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to extend the legal framework for approved retirement funds to allow pension schemes to provide ARFs under the regulation of the Pensions Authority....
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      158. To ask the Minister for Finance the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Brexit Preparations
      159. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of additional customs officials hired to date; the number expected to be in place by the Brexit deadline of 31 October 2019; the estimated number...
    • Living Wage
      161. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under his remit; and if he will make a...
    • Apple Escrow Account
      162. To ask the Minister for Finance if the loss incurred on the escrow account holding the money received from a company (details supplied) will be recouped from it; if the loss will be incurred...
    • Central Bank of Ireland Staff
      163. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of open roles in the Central Bank by functional area and position; the time the role has remained unfilled in each case; and if he will make a...
    • Central Bank of Ireland Data
      164. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of licence applications made to the Central Bank between 2014 and 2018 and to date in 2019, by the type of financial services provider, that is,...
    • Revenue Commissioners Staff
      166. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of open roles in the Revenue Commissioners by functional area and position; the length of time the role has remained unfilled in each case; and if...
    • Tax Appeals Commission
      167. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of open roles in the Tax Appeals Commission by functional area and position; the length of time the role has remained unfilled in each case; and if...
    • Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Staff
      168. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of open roles in the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman by functional area and position; the length of time the role has remained unfilled...
    • Central Bank of Ireland Data
      169. To ask the Minister for Finance the number employed by the Central Bank each month since the start of 2016 by functional area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30796/19]
    • Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Data
      172. To ask the Minister for Finance the number employed by the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman each month since the start of 2016 by functional area; and if he will make a statement on...
    • NAMA Operations
      173. To ask the Minister for Finance the projected surplus from the National Asset Management Agency; the return on investment this will represent; if the surplus will be received into the...
    • Tax Credits
      174. To ask the Minister for Finance the annual cost of the research and development tax credit for the past five years; the number of companies that availed of the scheme in each of the years by...
    • Tax Reliefs Costs
      176. To ask the Minister for Finance the annual cost of the entrepreneurial relief for each year since its establishment, including 2018; the number of companies that availed of the scheme in...
    • Tax Deduction Systems
      178. To ask the Minister for Finance the annual cost of the foreign earnings deduction for the past five years including 2018; the number of companies that availed of the scheme in each of the...
    • Revenue Commissioners
      179. To ask the Minister for Finance the take up of the key employee engagement programme in each month since its establishment; the number of companies that availed of the scheme in each of the...
    • Employment Investment Incentive Scheme
      180. To ask the Minister for Finance the annual cost of the employment and investment incentive scheme for each year since it started including 2018; the number of companies that availed of the...
    • Startup Funding
      181. To ask the Minister for Finance the annual cost of the start-up refunds for entrepreneurs for the past five years including 2018; the number of companies that availed of the scheme in each...
    • Tax Appeals Commission
      182. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of tax appeals before the Tax Appeals Commission; the value of tax these disputes amount to; the appeals by ranges (details supplied) respectively,...
    • Carbon Budget
      186. To ask the Minister for Finance when the distributional impacts on an increase in carbon tax will be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30836/19]
    • Departmental Data
      187. To ask the Minister for Finance the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of persons making annual...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      188. To ask the Minister for Finance the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form; when these projects...
    • Tax Data
      190. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of persons who requested a P21 balancing statement from the Revenue Commissioners; the refunds issued to, and additional tax collected from,...
    • Central Bank of Ireland Investigations
      193. To ask the Minister for Finance the enforcement investigations being undertaken by the Central Bank in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30975/19]
    • Financial Services Sector
      194. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of financial services firms by category, such as insurance, credit card, mortgage providers and SME lenders selling business in the market here to...
    • Tax Code
      195. To ask the Minister for Finance the position regarding the review of betting duty; when he expects it to be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30977/19]
    • Tax Reliefs Data
      197. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of persons claiming tax relief on third level tuition fees; the cost of the relief in each complete tax year since 2015 in tabular form; and if he...
    • Tax Collection
      198. To ask the Minister for Finance if a person (details supplied) in County Cork is being taxed correctly. [31027/19]
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      200. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital project in tabular form;...
    • Brexit Preparations
      202. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on a recommendation in a report (details supplied). [31126/19]
    • Credit Unions
      203. To ask the Minister for Finance his policy on the financial industry funding levy and its impact on the credit union movement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31148/19]
    • National Debt
      204. To ask the Minister for Finance the size of the national debt; and the amounts of interest paid on the debt for each year from 1994 to 2018 and to date 2019; and if he will make a statement...
    • Tax Code
      205. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will report on proposals from the EU for an aviation fuel tax; the way in which this will impact on Irish rates and levels of excise duty; and if he...
    • Tobacco Smuggling
      206. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of persons prosecuted for cigarette and-or tobacco smuggling in 2018 and to date in 2019; the additional resources and equipment being provided to...
    • Excise Duties
      207. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated amount of excise duty that would apply on a pint of cider priced at €5.30, a pint of stout priced at €4.75 and a standard measure...
    • Tax Code
      208. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to impose a tax of 23% on certain food supplements; if the introduction of VAT on such products will be delayed pending a planned review by the Tax...
    • Insurance Costs
      209. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to implement further recommendations of the cost of insurance working group in view of the ongoing widespread concerns regarding escalating...
    • Vehicle Registration Data
      210. To ask the Minister for Finance the cost of the VRT rebate for electric cars in 2018; the estimated cost of extending the VRT rebate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31292/19]
    • Departmental Communications
      212. To ask the Minister for Finance the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out of compliance with these...
    • Climate Change Policy
      213. To ask the Minister for Finance the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change and-or preparations within his...
    • European Fund for Strategic Investments
      214. To ask the Minister for Finance the projects here that have benefitted to date from the European Fund for Strategic Investments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31355/19]
    • Insurance Costs
      217. To ask the Minister for Finance if the issue of returning emigrants being charged high car insurance due to the fact they have lost their no claims bonus will be addressed (details...
    • Insurance Data
      218. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on whether a database (details supplied) should be managed and controlled by the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31430/19]
    • Insurance Costs
      222. To ask the Minister for Finance when the key information report on employer and public liability insurance claims will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31438/19]
    • Insurance Industry Regulation
      223. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on whether insurance companies must ensure defendants are notified of a claim made against them; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
  • Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
    • Garda Station Refurbishment
      224. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of planned works to Mullingar Garda station; and when these works will commence. [31261/19]
    • Public Sector Staff Data
      225. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of public servants who retired after the imposition of FEMPI who received a lump sum as part of their pension that was...
    • Departmental Submissions
      226. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the involvement of his Department in the submission to the Public Sector Pay Commission regarding Defence Forces pay and conditions; and...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      227. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he...
    • Commencement of Legislation
      228. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position on the requirement to prepare a report within three months of the enactment of the Public Service Superannuation (Age of...
    • Flood Relief Schemes
      229. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if there are grants available to assist homeowners to carry out flood defence works to protect their homes from flooding; and if he will...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Administration
      230. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide his Department’s most recent version of the capital projects tracker (details supplied). [30716/19]
    • Living Wage
      231. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under his remit;...
    • Defence Forces Remuneration
      232. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the short-term timeline for all actions to be implemented in the implementation plan for the Defence Forces; and if he will make a...
    • Carbon Budget
      233. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when the updated public spending code to increase the shadow price of carbon in project appraisal will be published; and if he will make...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Administration
      234. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the review of selection criteria for Project Ireland 2040 funds has commenced to ensure low-carbon investments are prioritised for...
    • Departmental Data
      235. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of...
    • Public Spending Code
      236. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the changes to procurement procedures after the national children’s hospital capital overrun; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      237. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form;...
    • Flood Relief Schemes Status
      238. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of the Maghery and Magheraroarty flood plan measures in County Donegal which received funding in July 2018; if the studies...
    • Budget 2017
      241. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount designated for demographics in each budget since budget 2017; if an ex-post analysis has been undertaken to assess the...
    • Departmental Budgets
      242. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount in supplementary funding allocated in each of the past five years to each Department by capital and current expenditure; and...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      243. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the expenditure ceilings by each Department since the three year expenditure ceiling was introduced; the revised expenditure ceiling for...
    • HSE Expenditure
      244. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he receives monthly financial reports on the costs and revenue incurred in the month from the HSE; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      245. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital...
    • Public Expenditure Data
      247. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the percentage growth in current spending, capital spending and total spending in each of the years since 2000; the percentage movement...
    • Office of Public Works Projects
      248. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 167 of 5 March 2019, when the Chief State Solicitors Office and the OPW will meet with the parties...
    • Departmental Communications
      249. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out of...
    • Climate Change Policy
      250. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change and or...
    • Civil Service Staff Data
      251. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of civil servants that applied to transfer from Dublin zone 46 to another zone by grade in each Department and agency under...
    • Office of Public Works Data
      252. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of participants in the Office of Public Works heritage card scheme in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the...
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • School Transport Eligibility
      253. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when a reply will issue to correspondence (details supplied) regarding a school transport service; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      254. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a school (details supplied); the timeline for construction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30526/19]
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      255. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he will make a...
    • School Transport Eligibility
      256. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when a reply will issue to correspondence (details supplied) regarding a school transport service; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Autism Support Services
      257. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to establish an autism and-or ADHD unit in a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30606/19]
    • School Accommodation Provision
      258. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the short, medium and long-term accommodation plan for a new school (details supplied) in County Cork; the timeline for the future provision of...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      259. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the estimate of an organisation (details supplied) that the extension of the July provision to all children with Down's syndrome that need...
    • Living Wage
      263. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under his remit; and if he...
    • Capitation Grants
      264. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number and proportion of schools rewarded with extra capitation grants arising from compliance with circular 0032/2017. [30780/19]
    • School Costs
      265. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the significant additional burden on parents of schools charging for new laptops or other digital devices for...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      266. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of all school building projects planned for County Kildare at present; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30814/19]
    • Departmental Data
      267. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of persons...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      268. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress of pre-tender qualification and site acquisition for a major school building project (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Implementation
      269. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form; when...
    • Schools Building Projects Data
      271. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the schools put in the school building capital plans for new schools or large extensions in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019;...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Expenditure
      272. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if expenditure estimates for capital projects under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies match projected cost...
    • Schools Establishment
      273. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to establish a new primary school for Carrigaline, County Cork; when the school will be established; the position concerning the...
    • Third Level Data
      274. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of students attending third level colleges in which courses are provided that qualify for tax relief on tuition fees in each of the...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      275. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital project in...
    • National Training Fund
      277. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount collected from the national training levy in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the use made of this funding by types...
    • Skills Development
      279. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of businesses that availed of enterprise training, workforce learning and upskilling services from Skillnet Ireland on an annual basis...
    • Adult Education Provision
      280. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the Irish participation rate in lifelong learning in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the EU average rate; and if he will make...
    • State Examinations Data
      281. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of post-primary schools in the past five years which have offered the option to study leaving certificate applied in tabular form; and...
    • Teaching Contracts
      282. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that teachers who disclose a disability may be excluded from the terms outlined in his Department's...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      283. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a grant or other funding is available for parents of children with autism who wish to avail of early intervention services privately. [31221/19]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      284. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the steps and timelines for a new school build (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31264/19]
    • Schools Establishment
      285. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of each of the 42 new schools announced in April 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31265/19]
    • Pupil-Teacher Ratio
      286. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated full year cost of implementing one point reductions in average class size at primary level. [31266/19]
    • School Staff
      288. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the cost of restoring the pre-2012 staffing and retention schedule for schools with four or fewer teachers. [31268/19]
    • Minor Works Scheme Data
      289. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount allocated to schools for minor works grants in 2018. [31269/19]
    • Capitation Grants
      290. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of a 5%, 10%, 15% and 20% increase in capitation grant to voluntary secondary schools. [31270/19]
    • School Management
      293. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the cost of changes to enable teaching principals to have one release day per week is in the order of €12.5 million per annum. [31273/19]
    • School Guidance Counsellors
      294. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost to restore remaining ex-quota guidance posts. [31274/19]
    • Special Educational Needs Data
      295. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost to restore English as an additional language post to pre-2012 levels; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31275/19]
    • National Educational Psychological Service Data
      296. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of employing an additional ten, 20, 50 and 100 new NEPS psychologists for special needs assessment; and if he will make a...
    • Student Assistance Fund
      297. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the student assistant fund allocation in the 2018/2019 school year. [31277/19]
    • Junior Cycle Reform
      298. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will conduct a review of the common level junior cycle science course; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31278/19]
    • Child and Family Agency Staff
      299. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he has discussed issues raised by a person (details supplied) in their resignation from the board of Tusla with the Minister for Children and...
    • Student Support Schemes
      300. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the oversight conducted by his Department of the number of young persons seeking support and or counselling for mental health difficulties at...
    • Apprenticeship Programmes
      301. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost to abolish student contributions for apprenticeships; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31281/19]
    • Student Universal Support Ireland Data
      302. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of students who received a SUSI grant for the 2017/2018 academic year; the cost of the provision of the SUSI grant for the year; and...
    • Third Level Funding
      303. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when the results of the economic analysis of the Cassells report on third-level funding referred to the European Commission will be made...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      304. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of retirements and pensions started by staff in 2019; if these are in line with projections; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Springboard Programme
      305. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of the provision of 100 additional springboard courses. [31285/19]
    • Third Level Charges
      306. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of a reduction of €100 to the student contribution at third-level. [31286/19]
    • School Curriculum
      307. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the specific learning outcomes for the draft primary mathematics curriculum; the rationale for this approach; the other countries in which a...
    • School Transport Appeals
      308. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of school transport appeals lodged to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31288/19]
    • School Transport Data
      309. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of applications received for the school transport scheme in 2018; and the number of places provided. [31289/19]
    • Departmental Communications
      311. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the oversight of his Department of circulars issued; if surveys have been carried out of compliance with circulars since 2016; if so, the surveys...
    • Climate Change Policy
      313. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change and or...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      314. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of planned works to a school (details supplied). [31450/19]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      317. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the fact children diagnosed with autism must travel to Kinnegad, County Westmeath twice daily to attend school due to the delay in...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      318. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the possibility of a SNA for a child (details supplied) will be investigated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31454/19]
  • Department of Justice and Equality
    • Direct Provision Data
      319. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number and proportion of adults in direct provision in employment. [30785/19]
    • Garda Data
      321. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of FTE members of the Garda traffic corps or equivalent division in each of the past six years. [31185/19]
    • Crime Investigation
      323. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a historical investigations unit, similar to such a unit in Northern Ireland, will be created; if not, if a committee, body...
    • Garda Stations
      324. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when a carpark will be constructed at a Garda station (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31415/19]
    • Personal Injury Claims
      325. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the most recent statistics on complaints and investigations relating to fraud within the personal injuries area as specified in...
    • Family Law Cases
      326. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to provide a designated support services area in the family courts; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Direct Provision System
      327. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the national standards for direct provision accommodation will be published in view of the fact that the consultation...
    • Garda Transport Data
      329. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of the Garda fleet that are rented vehicles; the cost of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30516/19]
    • Garda Data
      330. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the divisional breakdown of gardaí allocated to drug units in each of the past five years in tabular form; and if he will...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      331. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and...
    • Prison Visiting Committees Data
      332. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will provide information in respect of prison visiting committees (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • European Arrest Warrant
      333. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of European arrest warrants issued for which arrests and-or extraditions remain outstanding; and if he will make a...
    • Brexit Issues
      334. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the way in which a no-deal Brexit scenario will impact on the level of criminal justice co-operation which exists between...
    • Immigration Data
      335. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the processing of applications under the special scheme for non-EEA nationals that held a student permission (details...
    • Refugee Resettlement Programme
      336. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if there is a deadline by which he expects Ireland’s commitment to admit 4,000 persons under the relocation and...
    • Migrant Integration
      337. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the local authorities that have a published migrant integration strategy; the local authorities without such a strategy; and if...
    • Citizenship Applications
      338. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a sworn affidavit may be of assistance in authenticating a relationship to their late parent in respect to making an...
    • Brexit Preparations
      339. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his Department has conducted an assessment of the additional resources that An Garda Síochána may require in the...
    • Living Wage
      340. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under his...
    • Departmental Data
      341. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the...
    • Prison Service Strategies
      342. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he is considering piloting the concept of a therapeutic community in the prison system; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Implementation
      343. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Expenditure
      345. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if expenditure estimates for capital projects under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies match...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      346. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each...
    • Courts Service Data
      348. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of court cases in each year since 2014 in which it has been shown that the claimant has made a fraudulent claim; the...
    • Garda Investigations
      350. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the further progress regarding the need for a full and comprehensive investigation here and in Northern Ireland into the...
    • Human Rights Cases
      351. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when his Department first learned of the case of a person (details supplied); the actions his Department has taken on this...
    • Coroners Service
      352. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the coroner service holds data for the number of young children and teenagers ruled to have died in the past five years as a...
    • Garda Recruitment
      353. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost of 50,100 and 200 Garda recruits in each of the years 2019 to 2022; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Garda Civilian Staff Recruitment
      354. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost of recruiting an additional 100 civilian staff to An Garda Síochána. [31304/19]
    • Garda Reserve
      355. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost of increasing the Garda Reserve by 50, 100 and 1,000 members; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Garda Resources
      356. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost of establishing a Garda fraud unit. [31306/19]
    • Garda Operations
      357. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he has received information from An Garda Síochána regarding the rising level of reported murder threats as...
    • Garda Transport Data
      358. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 238 and 239 of 16 April 2019, the status of the cost and the number of vehicles hired...
    • Legislative Programme
      359. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the Bills in his Department undergoing drafting; the drafting status of each Bill; the Government Bills for which amendments...
    • Direct Provision Data
      360. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons in direct provision accommodation centres between the end of December 2018 and the end of June 2019, by...
    • Departmental Communications
      365. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been...
    • Climate Change Policy
      366. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change...
    • Community Policing
      367. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the community garda numbers by Garda district as of 1 June 2019; the corresponding number for 1 June in each of the years 2014...
    • Visa Applications
      368. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 374 of 12 June 2019, if further issues have arisen in respect of the visa for a person...
    • Refugee Status Applications
      369. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when an application for a family to join will be considered in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      370. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31371/19]
    • Naturalisation Eligibility
      371. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a person and their child (details supplied) qualify for naturalisation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31372/19]
    • Residency Permits
      372. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if extended leave to remain of stamp 4 status will issue in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Immigration Status
      373. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the application to upgrade an application for residency and naturalisation will be validated in the case of a person...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      375. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in the examination of an application for naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied); and if...
    • Deportation Orders
      376. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the deportation order will be revoked in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Residency Permits
      378. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the residency position of persons (details supplied) will be regularised; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Public Service Vehicles
      379. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the steps being taken to protect and ensure the safety of taxi drivers in view of reports of alleged assaults following the...
    • Crime Data
      380. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of reports of domestic abuse made to An Garda Síochána in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in...
    • Insurance Fraud
      396. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the consequences for lawyers and legal advisers for bringing fraudulent personal injury cases to court; and if he will make a...
    • Courts Service Data
      398. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the Courts Service will establish and maintain a register of personal injury actions; the reason this has not been done; and...
    • Naturalisation Certificates
      399. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when consideration will be given to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31457/19]
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
    • Brexit Preparations
      400. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the resources that will be made available to businesses in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      401. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of her Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if she...
    • Local Enterprise Offices Data
      402. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of local enterprise offices here; the number of staff that work in each office in tabular form; the number of staff that...
    • Fire Safety Regulations
      403. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her attention has been drawn to upcoming changes to the furniture and furnishings (fire safety) regulations of the UK (details...
    • Brexit Preparations
      405. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the percentage of businesses that have a formal Brexit plan in place; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30732/19]
    • Brexit Data
      406. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the uptake of each Brexit related support under the remit of her Department in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Living Wage
      407. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under her remit;...
    • Departmental Data
      408. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the different income streams directly paid by persons to her Department or agencies under her remit, such as motor tax; the number of...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      409. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of her Department and agencies in tabular...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      412. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of capital projects being undertaken by her Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital...
    • Brexit Staff
      414. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of Brexit staff hired by her Department and agencies under her remit in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, following the...
    • Brexit Data
      415. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of applicants and participants in Brexit schemes and supports provided by her Department or agencies under her remit in...
    • Employment Data
      416. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the female employment rate in addition to the corresponding EU average rate; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31108/19]
    • Enterprise Data
      417. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the annual number of exporting firms between Enterprise Ireland client companies and IDA supported companies over the 2014 to 2018...
    • Enterprise Support Schemes
      419. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of participants in the rescue and restructuring scheme since it was established in tabular form; and the amount drawn down...
    • Brexit Supports
      420. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the latest figures regarding the Brexit SME loan scheme launched in March 2018 for each item (details supplied) up until the end of...
    • Enterprise Support Schemes
      421. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the latest figures regarding the future growth loan scheme launched in March 2019 for each item (details supplied) up until the end of...
    • Economic Growth Initiatives
      423. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the action and corresponding timeline for delivery in each year over the 2019 to 2025 period under the five pillars under Future Jobs...
    • European Council Meetings
      424. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the recent items discussed at the informal EU Competitiveness Council meeting in Helsinki; if an overview of decisions...
    • Appointments to State Boards
      426. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the reason the application of a person (details supplied) to be a member of the National Competitiveness Council was not successful;...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Implementation
      427. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of payments issued to date for successful applications made under the disruptive technologies innovation fund by county;...
    • Brexit Preparations
      428. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the web addresses for each State agency under her remit that have a dedicated web page portal to Brexit that provides information...
    • Brexit Supports
      430. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to introduce trade support measures such as further export trade financing and export credit guarantees as a mitigation...
    • Skills Shortages
      431. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on a recommendation in a report (details supplied). [31128/19]
    • Enterprise Ireland Data
      433. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the Enterprise Ireland skills audit tool and the extra supports initiative which help SMEs to meet skills needs; and the...
    • Consumer Protection
      434. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on placing targeted caps on the prices paid by consumers in which they have rolling contracts in order to ensure vulnerable...
    • National Training Fund
      435. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her views on the recommendation of the National Competitiveness Council that the National Training Fund must have a clear mandate and...
    • European Council Meetings
      436. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the date of each EU Competitiveness Council Ministers' meeting since June 2016; the specific meetings at which she or her predecessors...
    • Brexit Supports
      437. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of food businesses that applied for working capital under the Brexit loan scheme which opened in March 2018; the number of...
    • Enterprise Ireland Funding
      439. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of businesses that availed of the Enterprise Ireland grant for the online grant scheme; her views on whether restrictions...
    • IDA Ireland Portfolio
      440. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she will consider approving Mullingar as a preferred location for an advanced technology unit; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Departmental Communications
      441. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the oversight of her Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out...
    • Climate Change Policy
      442. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the recurring weekly meetings attended by either her or the Secretary General of her Department in 2019 at which climate change and or...
    • Personal Injury Claims
      444. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation when a new book of quantum for personal injuries will be published; the work ongoing on the book of quantum; if the book of quantum...
  • Department of Health
    • National Dementia Strategy
      445. To ask the Minister for Health if a commitment will be made in budget 2020 to invest €18 million towards community supports and home care for persons with dementia; and if he will...
    • Vaccination Programme
      447. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the implementation of a national pertussis whooping cough vaccination programme for pregnant women in the health service. [30471/19]
    • Infectious Disease Epidemics
      448. To ask the Minister for Health if a case and incident management system for health protection to support more efficient and robust reporting and management of infectious disease outbreaks...
    • Infectious Diseases
      449. To ask the Minister for Health the measures being taken in 2019 to enhance the control of tuberculosis. [30473/19]
    • Public Health Policy
      450. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the development of a new operating model for public health. [30474/19]
    • HSE Data
      451. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients who availed of physiotherapy in a primary care setting during the first six months of 2019. [30475/19]
    • Occupational Therapy Data
      452. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients who availed of occupational therapy in a primary care setting during the first six months of 2019. [30476/19]
    • Speech and Language Therapy Data
      453. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients who availed of speech and language therapy in a primary care setting during the first six months of 2019. [30477/19]
    • HSE Data
      454. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients who availed of the community nursing service during the first six months of 2019. [30478/19]
    • General Practitioner Data
      455. To ask the Minister for Health the number of general practitioner out-of-hours contacts during the first six months of 2019. [30479/19]
    • HSE Data
      456. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children with complex medical conditions availing of paediatric homecare following discharge from hospital during the first six months of 2019....
    • Home Help Service
      457. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 135 of 20 June 2019 and the response of the HSE and in view of the commitment of Minister of State with special...
    • National Dementia Strategy
      458. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a matter regarding support for persons with dementia (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30493/19]
    • Health Strategies
      459. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the implementation of the recommendations of the HSE intercultural health strategy 2018-2023. [30496/19]
    • EU Directives
      460. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which he is improving access to primary care services for refugees in emergency reception and orientation centres and-or resettlement phase in line...
    • Health Strategies
      461. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the Traveller health action plan. [30498/19]
    • Drug Trials
      463. To ask the Minister for Health if a drug investigation or approval is in place for RTA 408 which may be an effective treatment for Friedreich's ataxia (details supplied); and if he will make...
    • Disability Services Data
      464. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities who have transitioned from congregated settings to homes in the community during the first six months of 2019. [30502/19]
    • Disability Statistics
      465. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities who resided in congregated settings at the start of 2019 that are now deceased. [30503/19]
    • Disability Services Data
      466. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities in congregated settings at the end of June 2019. [30504/19]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      467. To ask the Minister for Health the progress made in implementing each of the recommendations arising from the report of the review of the Irish health services for individuals with autism...
    • Addiction Treatment Services
      468. To ask the Minister for Health the action taken to date in 2019 to improve addiction treatment and rehabilitation services in north Dublin east inner city. [30507/19]
    • HSE Reviews
      469. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE has undertaken a review of the delivery of relationships and sexuality education in schools in collaboration with the Department of Education and...
    • Healthcare Professionals
      470. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a report on the implementation by the HSE of sexual health promotion training for professionals in the youth sector, those working with at...
    • Outreach Clinics
      471. To ask the Minister for Health the targeted outreach programmes and campaigns delivered to at risk groups. [30510/19]
    • Sexually Transmitted Infections
      472. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which the HSE has expanded condom distribution services with initial focus targeting those most at risk. [30511/19]
    • Crisis Pregnancy Services
      473. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE has repeated the indepth general population survey on sexual health and crisis pregnancy to provide up-to-date data to support implementation. [30512/19]
    • Vaccination Programme
      474. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the extension of the existing national HPV vaccination programme to boys. [30513/19]
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      475. To ask the Minister for Health the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Addiction Treatment Services
      476. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons outside prisons in receipt of opioid substitution treatment during the first six months of 2019. [30595/19]
    • Homeless Persons Data
      477. To ask the Minister for Health the number of service users admitted to homeless emergency accommodation hostels or facilities during the first six months of 2019 whose health needs were...
    • Addiction Treatment Services
      478. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons that attended pharmacy needle exchanges during the first six months of 2019. [30597/19]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      479. To ask the Minister for Health if funding can be allocated for orthotics for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30615/19]
    • Prisoner Transfers
      480. To ask the Minister for Health the average, shortest and longest wait, respectively facing a prisoner awaiting a transfer from the Irish Prison Service to the Central Mental Hospital; and if...
    • HSE Expenditure
      481. To ask the Minister for Health the amount spent on taxis by the HSE in the most recent year for which figures exist by each CHO area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30618/19]
    • Dental Services Expenditure
      482. To ask the Minister for Health the level of funding attributed to the school dental assessment programme in County Kildare in each year since it commenced. [30619/19]
    • General Practitioner Data
      483. To ask the Minister for Health the number of general practitioners licensed to dispense medicines in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in which the 2019 cohort are located;...
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      484. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the availability of a drug to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30625/19]
    • Home Help Service Provision
      485. To ask the Minister for Health if additional home help hours will be provided for a person (details supplied). [30630/19]
    • Medicinal Products Supply
      486. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the provision of a drug to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30631/19]
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      487. To ask the Minister for Health the business cases and additional funding applications developed by Letterkenny University Hospital which require additional capital and revenue funding; if...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      488. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a procedure for a person (details supplied). [30637/19]
    • Cancer Screening Programmes
      489. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the establishment of a national cancer screening registry. [30644/19]
    • Hospital Staff
      490. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the roll out of the framework for safe nurse staffing and skill mix in general and specialist medical and surgical care settings; the...
    • Nursing Home Services
      491. To ask the Minister for Health the reason day services at a nursing home (details supplied) were closed from 24 June to 1 July 2019 inclusive without notice; and if he will make a statement...
    • Hospitals Building Programme
      492. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision and timeframe for the new community hospital in Killarney, County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30667/19]
    • Respite Care Services Provision
      493. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of respite services for persons with disabilities in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30668/19]
    • Health Services Staff
      494. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost of increasing the number of dementia advisers by 10% and 20% in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30669/19]
    • Patient Data
      495. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons with dementia here; the number of specialists working in this area; the waiting lists to access home care packages specifically for...
    • Health Services Staff
      496. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost of increasing the number of dementia inclusive community co-ordinators by 10% and 20% in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Nursing Staff Contracts
      497. To ask the Minister for Health if there is a moratorium on overtime for nurses under current HSE expenditure rules; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30672/19]
    • HSE Expenditure
      498. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on expenditure profiles in the HSE at the end of the second quarter of 2019; if current expenditure guidelines are impacting on services; and...
    • Neuro-Rehabilitation Services
      499. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the pilot project in CHO 6 and CHO 7 to support the roll out of the National Policy and Strategy for the Provision of Neuro-Rehabilitation...
    • Hospital Beds Data
      500. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of additional high dependency unit beds in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Procedures
      504. To ask the Minister for Health the number of bariatric surgery procedures carried out in hospitals in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [30687/19]
    • Maternity Services
      505. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the establishment of a serious incident management forum for maternity services in each hospital group. [30688/19]
    • HSE Reports
      510. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE has prepared a detailed implementation plan for the recommendations set out in the report on the use of transvaginal mesh. [30693/19]
    • Midwifery Services
      511. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a report on the assessment of midwifery workforce levels against the 2016 birth rate plus methodology in the context of the new model of...
    • Maternity Services
      512. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE has developed a national suite of KPIs for maternity services including the model of care. [30695/19]
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Applications
      514. To ask the Minister for Health the progress to date in the determination of an application for assistance under the fair deal scheme in the case of a person (details supplied); when payment...
    • Medical Card Data
      515. To ask the Minister for Health the average annual cost of providing a medical card under the redress for women resident in certain institutions scheme. [30714/19]
    • Health Strategies
      516. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the work to develop a scheme to support survivors of mother and baby home institutions; the supports being considered under the remit of the...
    • Paediatric Services
      517. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a report on the development of acute paediatric units in CUH, UHG and UHL in line with the paediatric model of care; and the number of...
    • Hospital Staff Recruitment
      521. To ask the Minister for Health if an additional allergy consultant, genetics consultant and dermatology consultant have been appointed in Children’s Health Ireland in 2019. [30725/19]
    • HSE National Service Plan
      525. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE is on target to achieve savings or cost reduction or improved income generation in a number of areas set out in the HSE 2019 service plan (details...
    • HSE Staff Data
      526. To ask the Minister for Health the number of staff at national director level, assistant national director level, general manager level and grade VIII level in the HSE on 1 July 2019 or the...
    • HSE Funding
      527. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a report on the €198.5 million development funding being held by his Department in 2019 for release to the HSE on approval of...
    • Health Services Data
      528. To ask the Minister for Health the number of adults waiting for an outpatient assessment by a consultant psychiatrist by periods (details supplied). [30742/19]
    • Health Services Staff Data
      529. To ask the Minister for Health the number of consultant psychiatric posts across the health services; and the number filled by permanent consultant, temporarily filled and those currently...
    • HSE Staff Data
      530. To ask the Minister for Health the number of HSE community mental health teams operational nationally; the number of consultants employed in these teams, either permanently, temporarily...
    • Living Wage
      533. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under his remit; and if he will make a...
    • Home Help Service Data
      534. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the level of home help services being provided in CH07 at the end of June 2019 compared to June and December 2018; and if he will make a...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      535. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the upgrade of the day care centre building on Drogheda Street, Monasterevin, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • National Dementia Strategy
      536. To ask the Minister for Health the status of plans for additional supports and services for those living with dementia and their carers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30817/19]
    • Cancer Screening Programmes
      538. To ask the Minister for Health the details of the 16 laboratories reported in the second Scally report; the locations of each; the dates of each visit by the doctor and their team; and the...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      539. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the project to construct a rehabilitation unit at Roscommon University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30842/19]
    • Departmental Data
      540. To ask the Minister for Health the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of persons making annual...
    • Disabilities Assessments
      541. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children in Cork city and county on the waiting list for an autism assessment; the number waiting for periods (details supplied); the expected...
    • Hospital Staff Data
      542. To ask the Minister for Health the number of consultant vacancies in each hospital and CHO per specialty in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30868/19]
    • Home Help Service Data
      543. To ask the Minister for Health the number of home help hours applied for by week by CHO in the past four years in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30870/19]
    • Fire Safety
      545. To ask the Minister for Health when a fire audit was conducted at St. Mary’s Hospital in the Phoenix Park; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30872/19]
    • Project Ireland 2040
      547. To ask the Minister for Health the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form; when these projects...
    • Departmental Correspondence
      548. To ask the Minister for Health if a copy of all correspondence between his Department and a person (details supplied) will be provided. [30896/19]
    • Hospital Consultant Recruitment
      549. To ask the Minister for Health the number of consultant positions advertised by the Ireland East Hospital Group in the first six months of 2019; the speciality of each advertised position;...
    • Nursing Staff Data
      556. To ask the Minister for Health the number of nursing positions vacant in the Ireland East Hospital Group as of 8 July 2019, in tabular from. [30904/19]
    • Health Services Expenditure
      563. To ask the Minister for Health the monthly breakdown of health agency spend to date in 2019; the monthly breakdown in each of the past five years in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      564. To ask the Minister for Health the capital projects which have commenced under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Community Intervention Teams
      565. To ask the Minister for Health the number of referrals to community intervention teams during the first six months of 2019. [30927/19]
    • Health Services Data
      566. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost of the 13,000 extra residential care beds recommended in the health service capacity review. [30931/19]
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Administration
      567. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of amending the fees charged under the NHSS to enable nursing home residents with an assessed weekly income of €300 or less...
    • Hospital Facilities
      568. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost, current and capital, of providing a mobile catheterisation laboratory for Waterford University Hospital. [30935/19]
    • Hospital Services
      569. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year running costs of opening each medical assessment unit on a seven day basis. [30936/19]
    • Hospital Consultant Recruitment
      570. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of recruiting an extra 500 hospital consultants; and the average estimate for support staff required per consultant. [30937/19]
    • Nursing Staff Recruitment
      571. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of recruiting an additional 4,000 nursing staff; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30938/19]
    • General Practitioner Contracts
      572. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of increasing the general practitioner rural practice allowance to €25,000. [30940/19]
    • National Maternity Strategy
      573. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of implementing the national maternity strategy. [30941/19]
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      575. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of completing the recruitment required for the full implementation of A Vision for Change. [30943/19]
    • Drugs Payment Scheme
      576. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of reducing the drug payment threshold to €100. [30944/19]
    • Speech and Language Therapy Staff
      577. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of recruiting an additional 200 speech and language therapists. [30945/19]
    • Occupational Therapy Staff
      578. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of recruiting an additional 200 occupational therapists. [30946/19]
    • Physiotherapy Provision
      579. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of recruiting an additional 200 physiotherapists. [30947/19]
    • Dental Services Staff
      580. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of recruiting an additional 50 dental surgeons. [30948/19]
    • Ambulance Service Data
      581. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated capital cost of providing an additional emergency ambulance; and the estimated full year cost of additional personnel required for its staffing....
    • Disability Services Data
      582. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost full year cost of providing an additional 1.5 million personal assistant hours for persons with disabilities; and if he will make a...
    • Home Care Packages Data
      583. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of providing an additional 200 intensive home care packages for persons with dementia; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Beds Data
      584. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of providing an additional 100 critical care beds. [30952/19]
    • Disability Services Data
      585. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost of providing an additional 150 inpatient rehabilitation beds. [30953/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      586. To ask the Minister for Health if an emergency appointment will be arranged for a person (details supplied). [30955/19]
    • Project Ireland 2040 Implementation
      587. To ask the Minister for Health if expenditure estimates for capital projects under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies match projected cost requirements in...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      588. To ask the Minister for Health if information (details supplied) regarding public hospital waiting lists will be provided. [30973/19]
    • Nursing Education
      591. To ask the Minister for Health the number of postgraduate education programmes being provided for nurses and midwives. [30985/19]
    • Nursing Staff Data
      592. To ask the Minister for Health the number of nurses and midwives with authority to prescribe medicines. [30986/19]
    • Nursing Education
      594. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of six national foundation education programmes for nurses in critical care, surgical pre-assessment, acute medicine unscheduled...
    • Community Intervention Teams
      598. To ask the Minister for Health the number of community intervention teams in each community healthcare organisation as of 30 June 2019 or latest date available; the number of staff...
    • Palliative Care Services Provision
      600. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients who received specialist palliative care treatment in their normal place of residence in each month to date in 2019. [30994/19]
    • Hospitals Data
      601. To ask the Minister for Health the number of operations and procedures cancelled and postponed in each public hospital to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on...
    • National Treatment Purchase Fund Data
      604. To ask the Minister for Health the number of procedures procured by the National Treatment Purchase Fund in each year since its restoration in 2017; and the type and specialties of...
    • Patient Data
      605. To ask the Minister for Health the number of public patients removed from outpatient lists in to date in 2019 as a result of a validation exercise and not as a result of having an...
    • Hospitals Data
      606. To ask the Minister for Health the number of outpatient appointments the HSE has procured from private and independent hospitals to date in 2019; the amount spent by the HSE on the...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      607. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied). [31004/19]
    • National Children's Hospital Expenditure
      608. To ask the Minister for Health the payments made to date under the main contract in connection with the construction of the national children’s hospital; the estimated amount expected...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      609. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the development of a new mental health unit at Naas General Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31008/19]
    • Organ Donation
      611. To ask the Minister for Health the status of plans to introduce an opt-in system of organ donation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31010/19]
    • Medical Card Data
      612. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the projection on the number of medical cards to be provided in 2019; and the likely full year costs or savings in 2019 of a variation from...
    • Disability Services Data
      613. To ask the Minister for Health the percentage occupancy rate in public residential care units for the most recent calendar month available and for the previous eleven months in tabular form....
    • HSE Waiting Lists
      614. To ask the Minister for Health the number of community healthcare organisations which have established waiting lists for home care on a standardised basis. [31015/19]
    • Nursing Education
      615. To ask the Minister for Health the percentage of serious reportable events being notified within 24 hours to a designated officer. [31016/19]
    • Cross-Border Health Initiatives
      619. To ask the Minister for Health if a refund under the cross border initiative will be expedited for a person (details supplied). [31025/19]
    • HSE Agency Staff Expenditure
      620. To ask the Minister for Health the spend on agency staff for mental health services in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the original estimate for such expenditure in each...
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      621. To ask the Minister for Health the number of mental health whole-time equivalents required to be recruited for the full implementation of A Vision for Change in view of demographic changes;...
    • Mental Health Services Expenditure
      623. To ask the Minister for Health the amount expended on mental health in 2018 as a total amount and percentage of the overall health budget. [31034/19]
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      624. To ask the Minister for Health the number of approved consultant psychiatric posts by speciality; the number of these posts filled on a temporary basis; the number of these posts filled by...
    • Mental Health Services Data
      625. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the allocation of the posts from the 2018 €55 million funding for mental health; the number of posts the allocation supports; the number...
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      626. To ask the Minister for Health the number of whole-time equivalent posts filled within mental health as of 30 June 2019; the number of whole-time equivalent posts filled in mental health as...
    • Mental Health Services Data
      627. To ask the Minister for Health the number of section 39 providers that hold agreements for providing mental health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31038/19]
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      628. To ask the Minister for Health the number of approved psychiatric nursing posts by speciality as per A Vision for Change recommendations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31039/19]
    • Mental Health Services Data
      631. To ask the Minister for Health the number of mental health inpatient beds here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31042/19]
    • Medicinal Products Expenditure
      633. To ask the Minister for Health the amount expended by the HSE on psychotropic drugs in 2018. [31044/19]
    • Mental Health Services Expenditure
      634. To ask the Minister for Health the amount expended by the HSE on talk therapies in 2018. [31045/19]
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data
      635. To ask the Minister for Health the number of additional staff appointed to the CAMHS service in each CHO to date in 2019; the net increase in staff numbers resulting from such recruitment in...
    • Mental Health Services Data
      636. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children admitted to adult mental health units to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31047/19]
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
      638. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children on CAMHS waiting lists by age and gender in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31049/19]
    • Hospitals Data
      639. To ask the Minister for Health the number of self-harm presentations to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in 2006 and 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff
      640. To ask the Minister for Health the total number of staff working in CAMHS as of 8 July 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31051/19]
    • Psychological Assessments Waiting Times
      641. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children awaiting a primary care psychology appointment on 30 June 2019; the number of such children waiting over 3 months, 1, 2 and over 3 years...
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff
      642. To ask the Minister for Health the staffing levels of CAMHS in the south County Wexford area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31053/19]
    • Mental Health Services Reports
      643. To ask the Minister for Health the status of each of the recommendations of the national youth mental health task force; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31054/19]
    • Suicide Incidence
      644. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children under 18 years of age who died by suicide in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31055/19]
    • HSE Data
      645. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children who died while in the care of the HSE in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • HSE Reports
      646. To ask the Minister for Health if monthly financial reports on the costs and revenue incurred during the month are generated by the HSE; if these reports are shared with the Department of...
    • Health Services Expenditure
      647. To ask the Minister for Health the costs incurred to date in his Department and the HSE as outlined in the fiscal monitor by functional area; the amount incurred on wages in each area; the...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      648. To ask the Minister for Health the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital project in tabular form;...
    • Orthodontic Services Waiting Lists
      650. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children and adolescents in Cork city and county on a waiting list for orthodontic assessment and orthodontic treatment, respectively; the length...
    • Maternity Services Provision
      651. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of a 20 week anomaly scan for all expectant mothers at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar. [31138/19]
    • Hospital Equipment
      652. To ask the Minister for Health the hospitals which had a TRASNA telemedicine stroke machine installed; if the machine is operational; the uses in each case for the machine; if the machine in...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      653. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 203 of 19 June 2019, the payments (details supplied) for the months December 2018 to May 2019, inclusive, for the medical...
    • Cross-Border Health Services Provision
      654. To ask the Minister for Health if a refund through the cross-border scheme will be issued to a person (details supplied). [31141/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      655. 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. [31143/19]
    • Hospitals Building Programme
      656. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a redevelopment project for St. Vincent’s Hospital, Athy, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31144/19]
    • HSE Expenditure
      657. To ask the Minister for Health the steps taken by the HSE to control the costs of late payment fees to suppliers to the health service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31145/19]
    • Vaccination Programme
      658. To ask the Minister for Health the measures in place to screen immunocompromised infants in advance of the commencement of the administration of live vaccines under the State vaccination...
    • Health Services Staff Recruitment
      659. To ask the Minister for Health when additional personnel will be appointed in respect of the provision of services (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31156/19]
    • Medical Card Applications
      660. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will have a decision on the person's application for a medical card. [31158/19]
    • Home Help Service Data
      661. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons awaiting home support hours in counties Cavan and Monaghan; the average waiting time between approval of home support and such support...
    • National Treatment Purchase Fund Data
      663. To ask the Minister for Health the cost and duration of partnerships between the NTPF and private hospitals; the number of operations transferred from the NTPF to private hospitals under the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      664. 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. [31168/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      667. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31177/19]
    • Home Help Service Provision
      668. To ask the Minister for Health if a matter will be addressed in regard to a person (details supplied). [31189/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      669. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied). [31199/19]
    • Autism Support Services
      670. To ask the Minister for Health if a grant or other funding is available for parents of children with autism who seek to avail of early intervention services privately. [31222/19]
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      671. To ask the Minister for Health the details of the telehealth pilot sites for mental health services. [31240/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      672. 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. [31242/19]
    • Health Reports
      674. To ask the Minister for Health when it is planned to carry out further evaluations to determine the reason for the identified variation on recent findings regarding mortality rates in the...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      675. 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. [31257/19]
    • Departmental Communications
      676. To ask the Minister for Health the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out of compliance with these...
    • Climate Change Policy
      677. To ask the Minister for Health the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change and or preparations within his...
    • Mental Health Services Provision
      678. To ask the Minister for Health when a full medical report will be made available in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31367/19]
    • Orthodontic Services
      680. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address the fact that the post of consultant orthodontist has been vacant within CHO8 for some time; the length of time the post has been vacant;...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      681. To ask the Minister for Health when the building to house the MRI scanner for the Regional Hospital, Mullingar will commence (details supplied). [31445/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      682. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be called for surgery in Cappagh Hospital. [31446/19]
    • Disabilities Assessments
      683. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be scheduled for an ASD assessment for a child (details supplied). [31447/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      684. To ask the Minister for Health the reason an alternative date for surgery has not been scheduled for a person (details supplied). [31448/19]
    • Home Help Service Data
      686. To ask the Minister for Health the amount spent in each CHO area of the HSE on private providers of home help services; if private providers are used only after HSE workers in the same area...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      687. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be scheduled for a person (details supplied). [31460/19]
    • Commissions of Investigation
      688. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the Farrelly commission is not considering loss of wages as eligible for payment as per the Commission of Investigation Act 2004 regarding key...
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Brexit Supports
      689. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the resources that will be made available to farmers in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Animal Slaughtering Standards
      691. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if all equine slaughter carried out for the human food chain is carried out in accordance with European legislation; if the Food...
    • Food Safety Standards Regulation
      692. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if it is the food business operator or staff under his remit that have the duty of care to ensure that only the highest quality...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      693. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he...
    • GLAS Payments
      694. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a hen harrier payment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30622/19]
    • Nitrates Usage
      695. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter regarding the nitrates derogation review (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
      696. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if supports for greater use of protected urea, lime, slurry additives and soil aeration will be provided; and if he will make a...
    • Renewable Energy Generation
      697. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to provide farmers with supports for anaerobic digestion and on-farm renewables; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
      698. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to provide full recognition of the carbon sinks from forests, permanent pastures and hedgerows; and if he will make a...
    • Organic Farming
      699. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of promoting greater use of organic manures on farms; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30682/19]
    • Living Wage
      700. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under his...
    • Farm Inspections
      701. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the steps taken to date to fulfil commitments under the programme for a partnership Government on farm inspections and penalties; the...
    • Departmental Data
      702. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      703. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      704. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the capital projects which have commenced under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form;...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      705. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if expenditure estimates for capital projects under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies match...
    • Sheep Welfare Scheme
      706. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a sheep welfare payment on appeal will be awarded to a person (details supplied). [31023/19]
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      707. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital...
    • Bord Iascaigh Mhara
      709. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if an overview will be provided of the China Seafood Council initiative of Bord Iascaigh Mhara; and the 2019 funding allocation for...
    • Fisheries Protection
      710. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the 2017 and 2018 annual breakdown in tabular form in tonnage and financial terms of all species caught in the 0 to 6 mile zone....
    • Agriculture Scheme Data
      711. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the financial allocations on an annual basis under the 2014-2020 RDP for schemes (details supplied); the annual amount expended on...
    • Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme Pilot
      712. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications to the beef environmental efficiency pilot scheme by the closing deadline by county in tabular form; the...
    • Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme Data
      713. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of cows registered to the beef environmental efficiency pilot scheme, including all calves born up until 30 June 2019 that...
    • Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme
      714. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications received under the targeted agricultural modernisation scheme 2 by county and tranche in tabular form; the...
    • Trade Agreements
      715. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a final completed sustainability impact assessment of the Mercosur trade agreement will be completed by the European Commission;...
    • Sheepmeat Sector
      716. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on prices farmers are receiving from factories for lamb; and his further views on suggestions that imported lamb is being...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Data
      717. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers who will receive 2017 basic payment scheme refunds under the financial discipline rule by county; and the value...
    • Bovine Disease Controls
      718. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on increased farmers' costs from a programme (details supplied). [31213/19]
    • TAMS Data
      719. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the tranche 13 applications to the TAMS scheme by county; and the number of applications approved and not approved to date. [31214/19]
    • Bovine Disease Controls
      720. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position Ireland will take with respect to the new EU animal health law Delegated Act to impose 30 day pre-movement testing for...
    • Trade Agreements
      721. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the national allocations for Mercosur countries arising from the increased beef access of 99,000 tonnes from the Mercosur deal into...
    • Greyhound Industry
      723. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if public funding to the greyhound industry will be suspended in view of the revelations contained in a programme (details supplied);...
    • Beef Exports
      724. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the timeline for the opening of the South Korean market for beef exports; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31246/19]
    • Trade Agreements
      726. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department carried out an ongoing economic assessment of a proposed Mercosur deal as the talks progressed over the past 12...
    • Departmental Communications
      727. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out...
    • Climate Change Policy
      728. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change...
    • Veterinary Inspection Service Administration
      730. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position regarding the relocation of laboratories under the aegis of his Department; and the timeframe for completion of the...
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      731. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of payments outstanding under the various schemes his Department operates in tabular form; and if he will make a statement...
  • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      732. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if a company (details supplied) or related companies within the group will be permitted to sell products and-or...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      733. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he is satisfied with the staffing deployment in the cybersecurity unit; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Inland Fisheries Ireland
      735. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if Inland Fisheries Ireland will conduct instream projects in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      738. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the steps taken towards negotiating a contract with the preferred bidder for the national broadband plan following...
    • Electric Vehicles
      739. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the installation of home chargers for electric vehicles. [30636/19]
    • National Broadband Plan
      740. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the full name and make-up of the entity listed as the bidder and-or consortium in section A General Information, 4.1...
    • Better Energy Homes Scheme Administration
      741. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the average time SEAI better energy warmer homes scheme applicants have to wait before a contractor is allocated to...
    • Brexit Issues
      743. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the way in which a no-deal Brexit may impact on mobile phone charges on the island of Ireland; if he has had...
    • Living Wage
      744. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies...
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      745. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the roll-out of the national broadband plan in south County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Electric Vehicles
      746. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when the capital support to local authorities for the development of on-street public charges will be introduced; when...
    • Waste Management
      747. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when the public consultation on waste policy will be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30835/19]
    • Better Energy Homes Scheme Data
      748. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason the allocation of homes for retrofitting to community-based organisations under the SEAI better energy...
    • Offshore Exploration Licences
      749. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the details or copies of all annual reports since 2010 sent to his Department by holders of a lease undertaking in...
    • Exploration Licences
      750. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 179 of 20 June 2019, if the application for a lease undertaken for a licence...
    • Departmental Data
      751. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax;...
    • Energy Policy
      752. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of each of the actions outlined in the strategy to combat energy poverty 2016-2019; and if a progress report...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      753. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies...
    • Ministerial Responsibilities
      756. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the responsibilities delegated to the Minister of State in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • North-South Interconnector
      757. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he or the Minister of State in his Department has responsibility for the proposed North-South interconnector; and if...
    • Illegal Dumping
      759. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the progress or outcome of the tier 2 site investigation into an illegal dump (details supplied) in County Donegal; and...
    • Climate Change Adaptation Plans
      762. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the details of each action point from the climate action plan 2019; the predicted cost of implementing each; if the...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      764. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of...
    • Broadcasting Legislation
      766. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of changes to the Broadcasting Acts to support independent radio stations; the timeline for such changes...
    • National Broadband Plan
      767. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 571 of 2 July 2019, if the further information submitted by Eir in relation to...
    • Mobile Telephony Services
      771. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to introduce a universal service obligation on mobile telephony providers in relation to the need to provide...
    • Electric Vehicles
      773. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of electric vehicle charging points in counties Cavan and Monaghan; his plans to provide additional charging...
    • Electric Vehicle Grants
      774. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the value of grants provided by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland for the electric vehicle grant. [31294/19]
    • Climate Change Policy
      775. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to increase Ireland’s contribution to the green climate fund. [31295/19]
    • Broadcasting Sector
      776. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the work of the working group on future funding of public service broadcasting; and if he will make a...
    • National Broadband Plan
      777. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the estimated cost of not signing the contract for the national broadband plan to remunerate the preferred bidder; if...
    • National Broadband Plan Expenditure
      780. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount spent to date in 2019 within his Department on the promotion of the national broadband plan. [31301/19]
    • Departmental Communications
      782. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have...
    • Climate Change Policy
      783. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which...
    • Better Energy Communities Programme
      784. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will examine budgetary issues at SEAI organisations (details supplied). [31349/19]
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • Bus Services
      785. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the BusConnects plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30525/19]
    • Rail Services Provision
      786. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the Pelletstown train station; the timeline for construction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30527/19]
    • Cycling Facilities Funding
      788. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the public funding allocation for cycling infrastructure for each local authority in each of the past ten years; and if he will make a...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      789. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he will...
    • Bus Éireann Services
      790. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the circumstances regarding an application by Bus Éireann to the NTA to amend its licence for route 52 which it commenced operating...
    • Public Transport Data
      792. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount collected by Irish Rail, Dublin Bus and Luas from persons evading fares in the past two years to date; the number of fines...
    • Light Rail Projects
      794. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the date and cost of each review and feasibility study done on the MetroLink and metro north proposals to date in tabular form; and if he...
    • Bus Services
      795. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the BusConnects project; if land has been purchased in respect of the project; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Cycling Facilities Provision
      796. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of kilometres of segregated cycle lanes delivered in each year since 2004, by county in tabular form. [30719/19]
    • Rail Network
      797. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of funding allocated to the infrastructure manager multi-annual contract in each year since 2002. [30720/19]
    • Brexit Preparations
      798. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the implications for cross-Border workers and students in the event of a no-deal Brexit; the steps taken to mitigate against the impact...
    • Living Wage
      799. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated cost of implementing a living wage of €12.30 for all employees directly employed and-or in agencies under his remit;...
    • Public Transport Provision
      800. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 214 of 12 June 2019, when exactly route 167 will be extended. [30779/19]
    • Departmental Data
      801. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Implementation
      802. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular form;...
    • Sports Capital Programme Administration
      804. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the timeframe for the awarding of capital project grants under the 2019 sports capital programme. [30956/19]
    • Road Projects Status
      806. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the planned M20 motorway between Cork and Limerick; the stage of the project; the next steps and associated timelines; when...
    • Ministerial Advisers Remuneration
      807. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the contract arrangements for his new press adviser; if the person is on the principal officer pay scale; and if he will make a statement...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      808. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital...
    • Air Services Provision
      810. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the decision to issue a permit to an airline (details supplied) to operate a service between Dublin and Madrid;...
    • Airlines Regulations
      811. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of permits issued to airlines outside the State under the fifth freedom over the past five years. [31172/19]
    • Rail Services Provision
      812. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if consideration will be given to introducing a late night train service on the Sligo rail line to Mullingar and Longford. [31179/19]
    • Driver Licences
      813. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the extension of the right to apply for a driver licence to persons in direct provision centres. [31180/19]
    • Insurance Costs
      814. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the actions for which his Department has some or all responsibility under the cost of insurance working group. [31181/19]
    • Bus Éireann Services
      815. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of instances in which a privately hired bus was used to deliver a Bus Éireann service in each of the past four years in...
    • Parking Regulations
      816. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider extending disabled parking permits to persons with conditions such as autism as has been done in the United Kingdom....
    • Taxi Regulations
      817. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on recent reporting that the NTA is preventing the introduction of a new ride-sharing rural taxi scheme that would be operated...
    • Departmental Circulars
      818. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the detail of each circular issued by his Department across all policy areas within its remit within the past ten years; the steps taken...
    • Road Improvement Schemes
      820. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if specific funding will be provided to Cavan County Council in 2020 towards the necessary upgrade of a national secondary route and...
    • Traffic Management
      821. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if consideration has been given to introducing congestion pricing for private vehicles in part or all of the city centre of Dublin; and...
    • Departmental Communications
      824. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out of...
    • Climate Change Policy
      825. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change and or...
    • Road Projects Status
      826. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of works on the N4. [31357/19]
    • Brexit Issues
      827. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the meetings he has had with shipping companies in the context of Brexit and preparing for all possible outcomes; his views on the...
    • Motor Insurance Data
      829. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the database to identify uninsured drivers will be up and running; the reason for delay in setting up the database; and if he will...
    • Driver Licence Data
      830. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when recommendation 29 of the cost of insurance working group will be implemented; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a...
    • Wild Atlantic Way Project
      832. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 941 of 15 January 2019, the invoices received by Fáilte Ireland for the overall cost of the...
  • Department of Children and Youth Affairs
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      833. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of her Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if she will...
    • Local Authority Funding
      834. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the funding applied for and allocated to Tipperary County Council under the capital grant scheme for play and recreation for 2017 and to...
    • Adoption Records Provision
      835. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if an adopted person who already has confirmation of the identity of their birth mother, now deceased, is entitled to information relating...
    • Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries
      836. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the steps she will take to ensure local authorities and other bodies co-operate with the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby...
    • Childcare Services Funding
      844. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount of current and capital funding provided by her Department to professional associations of child minders, crèches,...
    • HSE Staff Data
      846. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of FTE childminder advisory officers employed. [30710/19]
    • Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries
      847. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she has considered making inspection reports from mother and baby homes that are in the ownership of her Department available to...
    • Childcare Services Data
      849. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children on a waiting list for crèches by county; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30713/19]
    • Living Wage
      850. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under her remit; and...
    • City and County Child Care Committees
      851. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will ensure the appointment of a facilitator by each county childcare committee to engage and assist community childcare groups to...
    • Departmental Data
      852. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the different income streams directly paid by persons to her Department or agencies under her remit, such as motor tax; the number of...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      853. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of her Department and agencies in tabular form;...
    • School Discipline
      854. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her attention has been drawn to the fact that the 2008 guidelines on reduced timetables in schools deem a reduced timetable to be a...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      855. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the capital projects which have commenced under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of her Department and agencies in tabular form; and if...
    • Children in Care
      857. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children that died while in the care of the Tusla to date in 2019; the number of such children that died by suicide; and if...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      858. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of capital projects being undertaken by her Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital...
    • Childcare Services Staff
      860. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she has considered introducing pay guidelines for persons employed in the childcare sector; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Guardians Ad Litem
      861. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the projected costings and budget allocation for the proposed new body to be established in her Department to oversee the work of guardians...
    • Childcare Services
      862. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 231 of 27 June 2019, the reason the number of children in a given facility that can be funded under...
    • Departmental Communications
      863. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the oversight of her Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out of...
    • Climate Change Policy
      864. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the recurring weekly meetings attended by either her or the Secretary General of her Department in 2019 at which climate change and or...
  • Department of Rural and Community Development
    • Charitable and Voluntary Organisations
      865. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of the 50 Pobal posts that were announced for Mullingar, County Westmeath; when the positions will be located in the town;...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      866. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if he...
    • LEADER Programmes Data
      867. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he is satisfied with the level of drawdown under the LEADER programme in County Meath. [30599/19]
    • Tidy Towns Committees Funding
      868. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he will make funding available to tidy towns groups. [30600/19]
    • Living Wage
      869. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under his remit;...
    • Departmental Data
      870. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the number of...
    • Project Ireland 2040 Implementation
      871. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in tabular...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      874. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of capital projects being undertaken by his Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each capital...
    • Community Development Initiatives
      876. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the level of protections and supports available to a local community which is anxious to preserve and continue to use a historical...
    • Dog Breeding Industry
      877. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development his plans to hold an inquiry into the case of a person (details supplied) and the role of an organisation in inspecting and raiding...
    • CLÁR Programme
      879. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if an application for CLÁR funding for a charity (details supplied) will be granted. [31262/19]
    • Departmental Communications
      880. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried out...
    • Climate Change Policy
      881. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate change and-or...
    • Rural Development Programme Data
      882. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he has received applications under the various rural development schemes in the past two years and to date in...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      883. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the degree to which he expects to spend all the funds at his disposal through the various schemes available to him; and if he will...
    • Departmental Programmes
      884. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the degree to which he continues to offer grant aid under one or other headings to various community groups involved in social or...
    • Rural Transport Services Provision
      886. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he has assisted the provision or improvement of rural transport nationwide; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Rural Development Policy
      888. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the extent to which he has and continues to address issues of rural isolation and the need for services to counter same; and if he...
    • Local and Community Development Programme
      890. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the degree to which he expects to be a position to address issues of isolation in either urban or rural settings in respect of persons...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      891. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the capital spend to 30 June 2019; the capital carry over from 2018, by subhead; the provision under each subhead including the...
  • Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      892. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a disability allowance for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30469/19]
    • School Meals Programme
      893. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of the provision of a service at a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      894. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of her Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months;...
    • Social Welfare Appeals
      895. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason for the planned move of the social welfare appeals office from its present location; her views on whether this...
    • Invalidity Pension Applications
      896. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when an invalidity pension claim by a person (details supplied) will be processed; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      897. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made on a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • State Pensions Reform
      898. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons negatively impacted by the changes in the criteria contributions for the State (contributory) pension....
    • Living Wage
      899. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under...
    • Rent Supplement Scheme Administration
      900. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if landlords are permitted to request and or receive top-up payments in respect of recipients of rent supplement; and if not,...
    • Supplementary Welfare Allowance Payments
      901. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when the adequacy of the rules relating to the typical amount provided under the supplementary welfare scheme for items such...
    • Departmental Data
      903. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the different income streams directly paid by persons to her Department or agencies under her remit, such as motor tax; the...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      904. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of her Department and agencies in...
    • Community Employment Schemes Review
      906. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she has considered a review of the role of community employment scheme participants between labour activation and social...
    • State Pensions Reform
      908. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of the ongoing reviews of contributory pensions for those in receipt of reduced amounts; when they are expected to...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      909. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) in receipt of a reduced contributory pension would be entitled to an increased payment if...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      910. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of capital projects being undertaken by her Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each...
    • Pension Provisions
      912. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her Department is responsible for and responsive to inquiries from the general public as to tracing their unclaimed...
    • Redundancy Rebates
      913. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated cost of restoring redundancy rebates to businesses by 25%, 50%, 75% and 100%; and if she will make a statement...
    • Public Services Card
      915. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if legislation will be passed in order for a public services card to be produced as a form of identification (details...
    • State Pensions Payments
      916. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a payment for a person (details supplied). [31200/19]
    • Farm Assist Scheme Data
      917. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of recipients of farm assist; the amount paid by county in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Data
      918. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of recipients of fish assist; the amount paid by county in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in...
    • Carer's Benefit Applications
      919. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for a carer's benefit by a person (details supplied) County Sligo has been received in April 2019; when the...
    • Community Employment Schemes Administration
      920. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to the fact that a school (details supplied) submitted a request to sponsor or sub-sponsor a...
    • Departmental Communications
      921. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the oversight of her Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been...
    • Climate Change Policy
      922. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the recurring weekly meetings attended by either her or the Secretary General of her Department in 2019 at which climate...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      923. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a carer's allowance will be awarded to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Exceptional Needs Payment Eligibility
      925. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the review of an exceptional needs payment application by a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if she will...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      926. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a disability allowance appeal by a person (details supplied) will be expedited. [31391/19]
    • Social Welfare Appeals
      927. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) will have a decision on their social welfare appeal. [31392/19]
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      928. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for a disability allowance by a person (details supplied) will be expedited. [31393/19]
    • Invalidity Pension Applications
      929. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) will have a decision on an application for invalidity. [31412/19]
    • Carer's Allowance Waiting Times
      930. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times to process applications for carer's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31418/19]
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications
      931. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times to process applications for domiciliary care allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • State Pension (Contributory) Applications
      932. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times to process applications for the State pension (contributory); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Allowance Applications Waiting Times
      934. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times to process applications for disability allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31422/19]
    • Invalidity Pension Waiting Times
      935. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times to process applications for invalidity pension; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31423/19]
    • Respite Care Grant Applications
      936. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times to process applications for the respite care grant; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31424/19]
    • Child Benefit Payments
      937. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the way in which persons selected for review of their children’s allowance payment are selected; and if she will make...
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications
      938. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a domiciliary care allowance will be awarded in respect of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement...
  • Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
    • Housing Adaptation Grant Eligibility
      939. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if grant assistance is available for persons with autism that need to adapt their houses for sensory needs; and if he will...
    • Housing Assistance Payment Administration
      940. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the Department responsible for the administration of the way in which HAP is means tested and calculated; and the legislation...
    • Housing Adaptation Grant Eligibility
      941. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if there is grant aid available to persons that wish to incorporate a granny flat to their dwelling to accommodate an elderly...
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      942. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of his Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and...
    • Housing Issues
      943. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will enter negotiations to acquire lands (details supplied) for public housing in view of the high levels of...
    • Living Wage
      944. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under...
    • Rental Sector
      945. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if landlords are permitted to request and-or receive top-up payments in respect of recipients of HAP and RAS; and if not, the...
    • Departmental Data
      946. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the different income streams directly paid by persons to his Department or agencies under his remit, such as motor tax; the...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      947. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of his Department and agencies in...
    • Fire Service
      952. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he is satisfied that the Dublin Fire Brigade has all the necessary equipment and resources to protect the public in view of...
    • Planning Guidelines
      953. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the new revised planning guidelines will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31244/19]
    • Land Development Agency
      954. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the land development agency will be established; the properties to be transferred to the body; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Communications
      955. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the oversight of his Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been...
    • Climate Change Policy
      956. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the recurring weekly meetings attended by either him or the Secretary General of his Department in 2019 at which climate...
    • Regeneration Projects Status
      957. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of the regeneration of the Blackhall area of Mullingar, County Westmeath. [31414/19]
    • Housing Adaptation Grant Expenditure
      958. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount each council received under housing aid for elderly, mobility and housing adaption grants for 2019; the amount each...
  • Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
    • Cyber Security Protocols
      959. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the cybersecurity protocols under the remit of her Department; if it has had a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months; and if...
    • National Parks and Wildlife Service
      960. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason the NPWS will not erect signage making persons aware of ticks and Lyme disease in national parks, for example,...
    • Living Wage
      962. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the estimated cost of implementing a living wage €12.30 for all employees directly employed and or in agencies under her...
    • Departmental Data
      963. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the different income streams directly paid by persons to her Department or agencies under her remit, such as motor tax; the number...
    • Project Ireland 2040
      964. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the capital projects which have been delayed under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of her Department and agencies in tabular...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      965. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the capital projects which have commenced under Project Ireland 2040 under the remit of her Department and agencies in tabular...
    • Heritage Sites
      967. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she is still considering the purchase of an estate (details supplied); if so, the stage at which discussions are at; and if she...
    • Capital Expenditure Programme
      968. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of capital projects being undertaken by her Department; the final agreed tender price; the estimated cost of each...
    • Architectural Heritage
      970. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the level of protections and supports available to a local community which is anxious to preserve and continue to use a historic...
    • Wildlife Protection
      971. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 777 of 25 June 2019, if her Department has responsibility for and-or an obligation under its...
    • Wildlife Rangers
      972. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 777 of 25 June 2019, if wildlife rangers have raised the issue of the negative impacts of...
    • Wildlife Control
      973. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 777 of 25 June 2019, if she has received reports of negative impacts of urban seagulls on...
    • Departmental Legal Services
      974. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if Dublin City Council consulted her Department in regard to the legal advice as read to council members at the debate held by the...
    • Criminal Prosecutions Data
      976. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of convictions under the Wildlife Acts in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [31315/19]
    • Departmental Communications
      978. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the oversight of her Department of directives, circulars, advice or requirements issued since 2016; if surveys have been carried...
    • Climate Change Policy
      979. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the recurring weekly meetings attended by either her or the Secretary General of her Department in 2019 at which climate change...
    • Foreshore Licence Applications
      980. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if an application for funding from Donegal County Council to complete a foreshore licence application for Rannagh Pier, Arranmore...