Written answers

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

  • Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
    • Land Development Agency
      33. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on whether the Land Development Agency will become a vehicle for the privatisation of public land and will be unable...
    • Vacant Properties
      34. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when approval will issue to Cavan County Council in respect of the upgrading of houses under the voids programme; and if he...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      35. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of units anticipated to be secured through long-term lease in each of the years 2019 to 2021; the amount to be...
    • Building Regulations Amendments
      36. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he is updating the current regulations on the fire safety aspects of new high-rise buildings further to the Grenfell fire in...
    • Homeless Persons Data
      37. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of adults and children registered as homeless in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by local...
    • Housing Assistance Payment
      39. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the difficulties faced by tenants granted HAP in securing properties that accept the...
    • Electoral Register
      40. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of review of the electoral registration process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44792/19]
    • Land Development Agency
      41. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on whether the board membership of the Land Development Agency will be able to provide sufficient social and...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      42. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will discontinue the strategic housing development scheme. [45238/19]
    • Local Authority Housing Eligibility
      43. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he will announce the review of income limit eligibility for council housing; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Homelessness Strategy
      46. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will report on the housing first programme; the number of housing first tenancies; the locations it has been rolled out;...
    • Housing Data
      47. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has undertaken an evaluation of the affordability of rent and house purchases; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Proposed Legislation
      51. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of the marine planning and development management Bill. [41989/19]
    • Planning Investigations
      52. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans for an investigation into alleged planning irregularities at Wicklow County Council; and if he will make a statement...
    • Building Regulations Compliance
      54. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will reconsider his opposition to placing an obligation on platforms and letting agents to ensure all properties are...
    • Planning Guidelines
      55. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the powers invested in local authorities to sanction developers in respect of violations of hours of work, noise and other...
    • Residential Tenancies Board
      56. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on the concerns raised in two letters to him by a person (details supplied) regarding a lack of resources available...
    • Homelessness Strategy
      57. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of children that have no family home in view of the continuing number of persons that are in homeless services; the...
    • Credit Union Lending
      58. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the timeframe for the review group on establishing a special purpose vehicle to enable credit union funding; and if he will...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision (2 comments)
      59. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will consider specific measures (details supplied) to address the ongoing housing shortage; and if he will make a...
    • Vacant Properties
      60. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of local authorities that have developed and activated vacant homes action plans; the statistical information his...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      61. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has met either Cavan County Council or Monaghan County Council to discuss the social housing strategies of his...
    • Approved Housing Bodies
      62. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of the review of the classification of approved housing bodies as on-balance sheet by EUROSTAT; and if he will make...
    • Seanad Reform
      64. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will report on the work of the Seanad reform implementation group and progress on implementing the recommendations. [43187/19]
    • Local Authority Housing Provision
      65. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of housing units he expects to be built by each local authority in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      66. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he is considering establishing a national or regional social housing planning and construction agency in view of the slow...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      68. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the average cost of delivering a one, two, three or four-bed social housing unit nationally and in Dublin, respectively; and if...
  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • Employment Data
      69. To ask the Taoiseach the female participation and employment rates here; and the corresponding EU average rates. [44212/19]
    • Enterprise Data
      71. To ask the Taoiseach the number of business births, startups, from the business demography statistics with some comparative EU statistics. [44213/19]
    • EU Meetings
      72. To ask the Taoiseach if Israel and Palestine was discussed at the most recent EU Council meeting. [45244/19]
    • Departmental Legal Cases Data
      73. To ask the Taoiseach the number of financial settlements reached by his Department and statutory bodies within his remit nationally; and the number which included confidentiality clauses in...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      74. To ask the Taoiseach the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form. [44717/19]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      77. To ask the Taoiseach the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; and the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay. [44853/19]
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      78. To ask the Taoiseach the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found to be non-compliant with procurement...
    • Garda Data
      79. To ask the Taoiseach if the CSO has a record of the population served by existing Garda divisions nationally. [45125/19]
  • Department of Defence
    • Brexit Preparations
      80. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his plans for an economic impact assessment of the current withdrawal treaty on trade and other economic metrics under the auspices of his...
    • Defence Forces Records
      81. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Question No. 72 of 17 October 2019, if further assistance will be provided to the person (details supplied) who is...
    • Defence Forces Recruitment
      82. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44600/19]
    • Information and Communications Technology
      83. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      86. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay; and if he...
    • Defence Forces Medical Services
      87. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if consideration will be given to joint appointments of consultants and specialists within the health service to support the medical corps in the...
    • Defence Forces Ceremonies
      88. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of commissioning ceremonies for the Defence Forces which will occur before year end; and the date of each. [45000/19]
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      89. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found to be...
    • Army Barracks
      90. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Question No. 33 of 24 September 2019, when works will commence on refurbishing the existing accommodation; and if he...
    • Defence Forces Data
      92. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the annual payroll and associated costs allocated to the Defence Forces which remained unspent due to the establishment number not being...
    • Defence Forces Strength
      93. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the strength of each branch of the Defence Forces, including the Naval Service Reserve; and the strength of same in each of the years since 9...
    • Army Personnel
      94. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the strength of each branch of the Army in 1 and 2 brigades (details supplied); and the strength of each organisational structure in each of the...
    • Defence Forces Personnel Data
      95. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of members of the Defence Forces in the ordnance corps explosive ordnance disposal team; the grade of each; and the number in November...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      97. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of personnel by grade in his Department in each of the years 2009 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [45173/19]
    • Defence Forces Personnel Data
      98. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of military police by grade in the Defence Forces; and the number in October 2009. [45174/19]
    • Defence Forces Medicinal Products
      99. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of members of the Defence Forces prescribed lariam in the past 12 months; the number prescribed the drug in each of the years 2015 to...
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • Brexit Negotiations
      100. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has spoken with his French counterpart in relation to his initial comments regarding his reluctance to the flex-tension on the Brexit...
    • Foreign Birth Registration
      101. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the reason for the delay in processing applications for foreign birth registration certificates for persons (details supplied); the timeline...
    • Brexit Issues
      102. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on whether the transition period allows for sufficient time for a future trading relationship to be agreed between the EU and the...
    • Irish Aid
      104. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if it is the policy of Irish Aid to support health services overseas that include the provision of termination of pregnancy services; and if...
    • Northern Ireland
      105. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has discussed the possibility of increased violence from dissident activity from the loyalist community on the Border or in Northern...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      107. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Passport Data
      110. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of Departments that have access to data and photographs contained in the Passport Service data sets; the purpose for which each...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      111. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay; and...
    • Human Rights
      112. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on the treatment of the Uighur population in the north-western provinces of China by the Chinese Government (details supplied);...
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      113. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found to be...
    • Human Rights
      114. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to recent large public protests in Chile and that there is opposition to the current Government and its...
  • Department of Finance
    • VAT Rebates
      116. To ask the Minister for Finance the reason for the introduction of a €175 retail export scheme threshold in view of the warning from Fáilte Ireland that at least 10,000 tourism...
    • Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme
      117. To ask the Minister for Finance if the case of a person (details supplied) will be reviewed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44677/19]
    • Tax Incentives
      118. To ask the Minister for Finance his views regarding the provision of tax incentives for persons who provide accommodation for the rental market. [45372/19]
    • Brexit Preparations
      119. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans for an economic impact assessment of the current withdrawal treaty on trade and other economic metrics under the auspices of his Department and...
    • Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland Data
      122. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will provide the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland external review report 2019; the cost of same; the firm that produced the report; and if he...
    • Haulage Industry
      123. To ask the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 220 of 16 October 2019, the position regarding the rebate available to hauliers following the recent rise in carbon tax...
    • Fiscal Policy
      124. To ask the Minister for Finance when the transfer of funds to the rainy day fund will commence; and when the intended €500 million will be transferred into same in the event of an...
    • Revenue Commissioners Audits
      125. To ask the Minister for Finance if the Revenue Commissioners are issuing a statement of case to the Tax Appeals Commission in respect of the case of a person (details supplied); if so, when...
    • VAT Rate Application
      126. To ask the Minister for Finance the expected yield from increasing VAT on food supplements from 0% to 13.5%; the reason this policy change was not announced or included on the documentation...
    • Budget Measures
      128. To ask the Minister for Finance the measures included in the Finance Bill 2019 that will result in additional revenue for the Exchequer in 2020 that were not announced on budget day, in...
    • Tax Credits
      131. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to ensure that the correct tax free allowance is granted to a person (details supplied) who is on emergency tax basis; and if he will make a...
    • Legislative Measures
      133. To ask the Minister for Finance when legislation will be brought forward to ring-fence the extra funds taken in from the increase in carbon tax; if it will be inserted into the Finance Bill;...
    • Property Tax Administration
      134. To ask the Minister for Finance if the 10% penalty for not paying local property tax that is charged on income tax returns is applied to PAYE workers; the reason for the difference between...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      135. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Tax Exemptions
      138. To ask the Minister for Finance the exemption of exit tax rules on investments secured from compensation payments; the circumstances in which exit tax is charged on withdrawals from...
    • Public Services Card
      141. To ask the Minister for Finance if persons require a public services card to regularise their tax liability in instances in which they are on emergency tax in a first-time employment; and if...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      142. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay; and if he will make a...
    • Consultancy Contracts Data
      143. To ask the Minister for Finance if he has issued guidance on the pay structures specifically the maximum consultancy rates per person per day that apply to organisations or persons engaged...
    • Universal Social Charge Payments
      144. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated full year cost of removing USC for earnings up to €18,000. [44999/19]
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      145. To ask the Minister for Finance the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found to be non-compliant with...
    • Insurance Costs
      146. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that companies in the leisure sector are still receiving insurance premium increase demands considerably in excess...
    • Tax Reliefs Data
      148. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of persons eligible for the e-working and home workers tax relief on expenses incurred while working from home; the number of eligible persons that...
    • Carbon Tax Yield
      149. To ask the Minister for Finance the carbon taxes levied on various fuels under headings (details supplied) in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a...
    • Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland Data
      150. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of jobs supported by the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland by county and region in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Insurance Costs
      151. To ask the Minister for Finance when further measures as proposed by the cost of insurance working group will be implemented due to the widespread concerns across sectors regarding the...
  • Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
    • Garda Stations
      152. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans for the former Garda station at MacCurtain Street in Cork city. [45133/19]
    • Office of Public Works Projects
      153. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the date that construction of the wall at the graveyard on the Hill of Tara commenced; and the cost of the construction to date. [45302/19]
    • Garda Stations
      154. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he has considered a proposal for a rural unused Garda station (details supplied) in County Mayo. [44225/19]
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      155. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the details of projects that a person (details supplied) was involved in including cost overruns and other relevant details; and if he...
    • Court Accommodation Refurbishment
      157. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a structural survey of Carndonagh courthouse, County Donegal, has taken place in order to assess its condition and prioritise the...
    • Tourism Promotion
      159. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of the conservation management plan for Grianán of Aileach, County Donegal that the OPW had said it would commission in...
    • Tourism Data
      162. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the most recent visitor numbers at each OPW site in County Donegal that is open to the public. [44388/19]
    • Public Sector Pensions
      163. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a resolution to the pension entitlements of a person (details supplied) who served in the Defence Forces and the HSE will be...
    • Question Heading for question(s) 164
      164. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the OPW will consider dredging the River Douglas tributary of the River Gale at Derry, Listowel, County Kerry (details supplied)....
    • Information and Communications Technology
      165. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if his Department will not be forced to pay additional premium payments to a company (details supplied) once support for an operating...
    • Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management Programme
      168. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will bring a document to the attention of OPW engineers and officials (details supplied) and return their observations and opinion...
    • Legislative Measures
      169. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when the civil service regulation (amendment) Bill will be introduced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44763/19]
    • State Bodies Data
      170. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount collected by way of dividend from commercial semi-State companies in each of the past five years to date by amount and...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      171. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay;...
    • Office of Public Works Properties
      172. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the action taken by the OPW in circumstances in which a wall which is its responsibility has fallen into the river Thonogue at...
    • Forensic Science Ireland Laboratory
      173. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if construction works on the new Forensic Science Ireland Laboratory at Backweston, County Kildare has commenced; if not, when...
    • Office of Public Works Projects
      174. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount the OPW has spent on Transaer House, Dublin Airport to date; and the date on which the OPW will and-or has handed this...
    • Garda Stations
      175. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a budget was established regarding the new Kevin Street Garda station; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45014/19]
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      181. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found to...
    • Flood Relief Schemes Funding
      182. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the level of funding issued for flood defence schemes in each county from 2009 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      183. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the meetings he has attended since his appointment in relation to the national children’s hospital; the date of each meeting; the...
    • Garda Accommodation
      185. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funding will be made available without delay to ensure that remedial works can be carried out at Emyvale Garda station; the timeline...
    • Flood Relief Schemes Status
      186. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the date he last met officials in relation to the Glanmire flood relief works. [45311/19]
    • State Properties
      188. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the case of a person (details supplied) with the Chief State Solicitor's Office regarding the transfer of funds from a liquidated...
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • Home Tuition Scheme Provision
      189. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if home tuition will be approved for a child (details supplied) in County Donegal from September 2021; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Special Educational Needs Data
      190. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of special school places available in an area (details supplied); the number of children waiting for a special school place in the...
    • Public Sector Pensions
      191. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason seasonal part-time employment is not recognised for pension purposes in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • School Libraries
      192. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if grants are available for rural schools to provide library books for use by students; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45232/19]
    • Public Sector Pensions
      193. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will consider allowing qualified school teachers that have worked abroad to buy teacher pensions credits for their time spent abroad...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      194. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a school construction (details supplied) will proceed to tender in quarter 1 of 2020; the date on which construction will commence; and if he...
    • School Accommodation
      195. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when his Department will commence negotiating the extension for the lease for the temporary school accommodation of a school (details supplied);...
    • Teaching Council of Ireland
      196. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address concerns in relation to a registration issue (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44203/19]
    • School Curriculum
      197. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a reply will issue to a query by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44204/19]
    • Departmental Programmes
      198. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of applications made through the skillnets stream for funding in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of successful and...
    • Springboard Programme
      199. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of applications made through the Springboard+ stream for funding in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of successful and...
    • School Inspection Reports
      200. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason he has not made public a copy of a report prepared by his officials in relation to a school (details supplied) following a visit by...
    • Digital Strategy for Schools
      201. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the processes small schools have to go through to avail of improved information and communications technology equipment; and if he will make a...
    • Sign Language and Deaf Services
      202. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if funding will be made available to part-time students for Irish Sign Language interpretation; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • School Transport Eligibility
      203. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when a reply will issue to correspondence (details supplied) which issued to his office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44241/19]
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      204. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a summer works application by a school (details supplied) in County Mayo has been received; if the fact that the school has not received a...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      205. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide more resources to a school (details supplied) to enable it to meet the clear demand for first year places for the 2020-2021...
    • School Transport Data
      206. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of applicants for the school transport scheme on route from Drogheda, County Louth to a school (details supplied) over the past five...
    • Departmental Programmes
      207. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide a schedule of online and on-street gambling companies that have participated in the skillnets programme in 2018 and to date in...
    • Schools Property
      208. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide a schedule of school buildings that are not occupied by county; the duration the buildings have been unoccupied; his plans for...
    • School Transport Provision
      209. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the withdrawal of the school transport resource from a school (details supplied); if transport to the school is only provided for...
    • School Transport Appeals
      210. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if correspondence forwarded to the school transport appeals office by a person (details supplied) on 10 September 2019 will be acknowledged and...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      211. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the building project for a school (details supplied); the status of the issues in relation to the tendering process; and if he will...
    • Teachers' Remuneration
      212. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the payroll division will be advised of the situation of a person (details supplied); if it will provide the letter regarding the change to be...
    • Student Grant Scheme Eligibility
      213. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the way in which a student can be refused a SUSI grant when the student is over the limit by €44 as in a case (details supplied); and if...
    • School Transport Data
      214. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when he will provide the Ombudsman for Children with the requested measurement of routes and mileage of the distance between Quin and Ennis,...
    • Special Educational Needs Data
      215. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of pupils that warrant an EAL teaching support post; if this is known among the primary allocations section of his Department; and if...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      216. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the discussions he has had with the HSE and the Minister for Health to ensure investigations and tests required for a school to submit an...
    • Pupil-Teacher Ratio
      217. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a school (details supplied) is being forced into a conflict of priorities between maintaining teaching posts and complying with health...
    • School Transport Provision
      218. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the criteria used to establish if a school can be resourced to meet the special educational needs of a child in view of the fact that, under the...
    • Summer Works Scheme Applications
      219. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when the list of successful applications for the summer works scheme 2020 will be published. [44495/19]
    • School Transport Data
      220. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of the 52 children that were deemed to have satisfied the eligibility criteria for school transport with special educational needs...
    • School Staff
      221. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason the recent staffing appeal by a school (details supplied) has been denied. [44508/19]
    • School Services Staff
      222. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address the situation in which many school secretaries receive no holiday pay, sick pay, occupational pension provision and so on;...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      223. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to reform the July provision scheme for children with special needs; if the scheme will be extended to cater for children with Down's...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      224. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress being made regarding an application by a school (details supplied). [44537/19]
    • Proposed Legislation
      225. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the planned provisions of the education (miscellaneous provisions) Bill; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44552/19]
    • Schools Building Projects Applications
      226. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if funding will be provided to a school (details supplied) to allow it to become a single campus school; if his Department has received...
    • National Training Fund
      229. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reserve surplus in the national training fund; the projected reserve surplus year-on-year over the next five years in tabular form; and if he...
    • Pupil-Teacher Ratio
      230. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason class size ratios vary; his plans to reach a ratio of 20:1 nationally; the measures he is taking to achieve same; and if he will make...
    • Schools Building Projects Data
      231. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the school building projects which are delayed; the longest at stage 2b; when a design team was appointed in each case; when a replacement design...
    • Workplace Relations Commission
      232. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress to date in advancing the talks with a union (details supplied) at the Workplace Relations Commission in relation to issues that need...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      233. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the timeline of required actions to facilitate the opening of a new secondary school for the Greystones and Kilcoole area of County Wicklow by...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      234. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      237. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if there has been progress on the signing of a contract for the site for the new school building for a school (details supplied); and the...
    • Direct Provision System
      238. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if extra supports for children residing in direct provision centres attending local schools will be considered; and if he will make a statement...
    • Higher Education Institutions
      239. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he is satisfied that the continued activities of institutes (details supplied) do not negatively impact on the activities of universities...
    • School Management
      240. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 82 of 25 September 2019, the date by which his Department will respond to correspondence from a person...
    • School Inspection Reports
      241. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a decision has been made on whether to conduct a joint review of services with the HSE at a school (details supplied) following a request by...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      242. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay; and if he...
    • Departmental Circulars
      243. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to review the exceptional circumstances under which school managements are free to commence or cease the procedures set out in circular...
    • Teaching Contracts
      244. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the terms and conditions of employment of teachers in the ETB sector are determined by or require his consent together with the consent of the...
    • School Transport Eligibility
      245. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a matter with regard to school transport will be addressed (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44874/19]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      246. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans for ensuring there are sufficient ASD units in Limerick city, in particularly the northside of the city, in view of the fact that there...
    • Student Grant Scheme Applications
      247. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a SUSI application by a person (details supplied) will be examined; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44895/19]
    • Education Schemes
      248. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a case regarding the July provision will be examined (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44897/19]
    • Schools Amalgamation
      249. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to meet and engage with representative committees (details supplied) which represent stakeholders from schools and wish to engage...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      250. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the need for a new secondary school in Midleton, County Cork has been assessed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44921/19]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      251. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) will have an ASD unit in place for second-level students by the commencement of the 2020-2021 school year; and if...
    • Higher Education Institutions
      255. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the importance of sufficient canteen facilities being made available to third-level students undertaking courses; his further views...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      256. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when an application for a place in an ASD unit will be processed for a person (details supplied). [44992/19]
    • School Funding
      257. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the level of funding provided through school capital programmes for each county in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff Data
      258. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of additional special needs assistants provided in each county in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form;...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      259. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the level of funding provided for the provision of ASD units in each county in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular...
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      260. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found to be...
    • Departmental Records
      261. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will release information to the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection in respect of a person (details supplied); and if...
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      262. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure that there will be a place for a person (details supplied) in an ASD unit for September 2020; and if he will make a statement...
    • Schools Establishment
      263. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to open an educate together primary school in Dungarvan, County Waterford; if the location is part of his commitment in the...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      264. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 222 of 15 October 2019, when the appointment of a programme manager and design team process commenced; when...
    • School Accommodation Provision
      266. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding an application for an extension and further accommodation at a college (details supplied). [45176/19]
    • Schools Establishment
      267. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the provision of a new secondary school in Dunshaughlin, County Meath is being considered. [45177/19]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      268. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a construction project at a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45178/19]
    • School Libraries
      269. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a grant is available for a school (details supplied) to provide library books for use by students; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Special Educational Needs Data
      270. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of children in the Dublin 5, 13 and 17 areas that are on a waiting list to access an ASD unit. [45262/19]
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      271. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the capital allocation for building works at a school (details supplied) in County Dublin. [45305/19]
    • Education and Training Boards Staff
      272. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if an increment will be allocated to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45320/19]
    • DEIS Eligibility
      273. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 90 of 4 April 2019, the progress regarding the application for DEIS status by a school (details supplied);...
    • Schools Building Projects Status
      274. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a school building project (details supplied) in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45361/19]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      275. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of additional ASD places for the 2020-21 school year in a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • School Admissions
      276. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is a lengthy waiting list for secondary school places in a school (details supplied); his...
    • Child Abuse
      278. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the compensation scheme established four years ago for persons abused as children in day schools; the number of applications made;...
  • Department of Justice and Equality
    • Immigration Controls
      279. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a single point of contact on migrant smuggling has been appointed as per the EU Action Plan against migrant smuggling...
    • Human Trafficking
      280. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the preventative measures in place at ports here to detect instances of migrant smuggling; and the planned changes or...
    • Paramilitary Groups
      285. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he has discussed the increased paramilitary activity with his UK counterpart. [45241/19]
    • Courts Service Data
      286. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the necessary steps for a person to access the digital audio recording of a court proceeding regarding themselves; the average...
    • Illegal Fireworks
      287. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will consider strengthening the law to prevent the illegal or reckless use of fireworks and deal with the rise in the...
    • Garda Deployment
      288. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of staff assigned to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau in each year since its establishment in...
    • Garda Data
      289. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of times support has been sought from and provided under the drug-related intimidation reporting programme since it...
    • Asylum Applications Data
      290. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the breakdown of the nationality of those seeking asylum being accommodated in Mosney; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Youth Services Expenditure
      291. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the breakdown of spending under the Irish Youth Justice Service community programmes budget for 2019; and if he will make a...
    • Immigration Status
      292. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to address the needs of undocumented children and young persons living here; if he is considering a pathway to...
    • Public Inquiries
      293. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a scoping exercise in a case (details supplied); if terms of reference regarding an inquiry have been changed;...
    • Criminal Assets Bureau
      294. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of legal professionals seconded to the Criminal Assets Bureau in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019;...
    • Garda Data
      296. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of inspectors appointed under the drug-related intimidation reporting programme to respond to the issue of drug...
    • Direct Provision Expenditure
      297. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the cost of the direct provision system in each of the years 2014 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44428/19]
    • Asylum Applications Data
      298. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of asylum seekers granted refugee status in each of the years 2014 to 2018; the success rate in percentage terms...
    • State Bodies Establishment
      300. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the Mediation Council of Ireland will be established under the relevant mediation legislation; and if he will make a...
    • Human Trafficking
      302. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he has met the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to discuss migrant smuggling and the preventative measures needed...
    • Refugee Resettlement Programme
      304. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons brought here under the EU relocation and the UNHCR-led refugee resettlement programmes who are living in...
    • Direct Provision Data
      305. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons residing in direct accommodation who have been granted an international protection status or a permission...
    • Consultancy Contracts Expenditure
      306. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the overall budget allocated for the project regarding fees paid to a consultancy in respect of the reorganisation of his...
    • Garda Data
      307. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí by rank that have been subject to disciplinary proceedings in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; and if...
    • Garda College
      309. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if an investigation was commenced in 2017 by OLAF, the European Anti-Fraud Office, into spending at the Garda Training College,...
    • Court Judgments
      310. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the impact a Court of Appeal decision (details supplied) will have on applicants whose applications were refused by him without...
    • Direct Provision Data
      311. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons being accommodated in direct provision; the length of time they have been in direct provision in tabular...
    • Human Trafficking
      314. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he discussed the 39 deaths in Essex with his counterpart in the UK; if they discussed port security on both sides of the...
    • Legislative Reviews
      317. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the details of each review of the incitement to hatred legislation that has been carried out or commissioned by his Department...
    • Legal Aid Service Data
      318. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the way in which funds for the free legal aid service are distributed nationally by law centre in each of the past four years;...
    • Crime Data
      319. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the way in which crime statistics and figures are published; if he will consider a more localised system of statistics based on...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      320. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will...
    • Garda Transport Data
      323. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda cars in use in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44766/19]
    • Garda Data
      324. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda attached to the human trafficking investigation and co-ordination unit in each year since 2014, in tabular...
    • Naturalisation Certificates
      325. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to review applications (details supplied) in view of a ruling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44796/19]
    • Garda Data
      326. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda in the Clondalkin division; the number of vacancies that exist in the division; the rank or level of the...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      327. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate...
    • Departmental Budgets
      328. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the amount of the €265 million identified in budget 2020 as selected capital measures to be allocated to the Military...
    • Garda Expenditure
      329. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the cost incurred by An Garda Síochána to pay for storage of seized vehicles in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to...
    • Road Traffic Offences Data
      330. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of drivers that have been caught driving while holding a mobile phone in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date...
    • Fines Data
      331. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the value of fines collected for driving while holding a mobile phone in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019;...
    • Direct Provision System
      332. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a social support worker has been assigned to the temporary direct provision centre (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Asylum Seekers
      333. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of asylum seekers returned to Zimbabwe in each of the years 2012 to 2015. [44917/19]
    • Garda Data
      334. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Gardaassigned to the drugs and organised crime unit in County Louth in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date...
    • National Drugs Strategy Implementation
      335. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the manner in which the national drugs strategy will be implemented across the State and in County Louth; and the agencies...
    • Domestic Violence
      337. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the funding allocated to agencies in County Louth which work with survivors of domestic abuse in each of the years 2016 to 2018...
    • Garda Training
      338. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the training given to probationary and fully qualified members of An Garda Síochána to deal with incidences of...
    • Domestic Violence Policy
      340. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the locations of perpetrator programmes for persons convicted of domestic abuse crimes; and the funding allocated to these...
    • Commencement of Legislation
      341. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the sections of the Judicial Council Act 2019 in relation to the establishment of a judicial council and a personal...
    • Immigration Status
      342. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the residency status of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44984/19]
    • Garda Data
      343. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda,by rank, attached to each divisional roads policing unit as of 29 October 2019, in tabular form. [44997/19]
    • Garda Transport Data
      344. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda vehicles attached to each Garda collision forensic investigation unit as of 29 October 2019. [44998/19]
    • Garda Data
      345. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the members of An Garda Síochána currently on sick leave; if a breakdown will be provided of the details of sworn...
    • Garda Compensation
      347. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of outstanding cases of workplace compensation claims with An Garda Síochána by year in the past five...
    • Garda Station Refurbishment
      348. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of Emyvale Garda station further to a fire which caused extensive damage at the station ; if funding will be...
    • Consultancy Contracts Data
      349. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were...
    • Commencement of Legislation
      350. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the sections and subsections of the Disability Act 2005 that remain uncommenced; and the reason in each case they have not been...
    • Personal Insolvency Act
      352. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to change the date of 1 January 2015 in section 115A(18)(b)(i) of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012, as inserted by...
    • Direct Provision Expenditure
      353. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the contract and refurbishment costs incurred to date on providing direct provision accommodation at a location (details...
    • Dublin-Monaghan Bombings
      354. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the amount of compensation awarded to families and relatives of the victims of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings; the process by...
    • Legislative Measures
      355. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he is satisfied that there is sufficient legislation to deal with the use of drones to observe properties for the purposes...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      356. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of naturalisation applications on hand; the number of applications by the country of each applicant; the number of...
    • Proposed Legislation
      357. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the stage of legislation promised by his predecessor regulating the sale for cash of scrap and precious metals; the steps he...
    • Garda Youth Diversion Projects
      358. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the level of funding provided to each county for youth diversion programmes in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in...
    • Garda Resources
      359. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí attached to the Garda commercial vehicle unit; and the number of Garda vehicles attached to the unit...
    • Garda Deployment
      360. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of additional gardaí attached to DMR north that have been trained as divisional asset profilers during 2018 and...
    • Visa Applications
      361. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of short stay C visa applications awaiting a decision; and the expected waiting period from submitting an...
    • Garda Information and Communications Technology
      363. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the Garda stations not connected to the PULSE system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45322/19]
    • Gambling Legislation
      364. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress of the gambling control Bill; the stage it is now at; when the Bill will be enacted; and if he will make a...
    • Legal Aid Service Data
      365. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons that have received civil legal aid from the Legal Aid Board since 1 October 2018 in order to proceed with...
    • Drug Treatment Programmes Data
      366. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prisoners on methadone treatment in each prison nationally; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45384/19]
    • Garda Vetting
      367. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the average waiting time for a person going through the Garda vetting process; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Legal Services Regulation
      369. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the steps being taken to tackle the lack of regulation of immigration consultants that purport to provide legal advice to...
    • Insurance Fraud
      371. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when a Garda unit will be established to tackle fraudulent insurance claims arising from the report by the Cost of Insurance...
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
    • Enterprise Data
      372. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of new business start-ups by gender based on the latest EUROSTAT and global data here; the corresponding EU rates in...
    • Brexit Preparations
      373. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans for an economic impact assessment of the current withdrawal treaty on trade and other economic metrics under the auspices of...
    • Visa Applications
      374. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of a work visa for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44372/19]
    • Job Losses
      375. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the actions she has taken to protect jobs at a company (details supplied); the supports which will be put in place for employees that...
    • Company Registration
      376. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the process and details of the requirement for new companies to register with the Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of...
    • Redundancy Data
      378. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she will report on the recent announcement by a company (details supplied) in County Cork; if she has met the company or the IDA to...
    • Foreign Direct Investment
      383. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the actions that she and the IDA are taking to safeguard FDI jobs here and to combat the decline of Ireland in global competitiveness...
    • Retail Sector
      385. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if in her capacity as chair of the Retail Consultation Forum, she consulted with the membership of the forum in relation to the impact...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      386. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of computers in her Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she will make...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      389. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of full and part-time staff employed in her Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of...
    • Departmental Projects
      390. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the way in which her Department is conducting its review of the right to disconnect; the stakeholders she has met as part of the...
    • Enterprise Support Services Provision
      391. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the support avenues available to a start-up business that will be located in rural County Westmeath and will immediately create five...
    • IDA Ireland Site Visits
      392. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of IDA visits conducted in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and in each quarter to date in 2019, by county; the number of...
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      393. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by her Department or bodies under her aegis that were found...
    • Brexit Supports
      394. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of market discovery fund grants approved. [45094/19]
    • IDA Ireland Data
      398. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of persons employed by businesses that received support from the IDA in 2018 and to date in 2019. [45116/19]
    • Enterprise Ireland Data
      399. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of persons employed by businesses that received support from Enterprise Ireland in 2018 and to date in 2019. [45117/19]
    • Local Enterprise Offices Data
      400. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of persons employed by businesses that received support from local enterprise offices in 2018 and to date in 2019. [45118/19]
    • Údarás na Gaeltachta Data
      401. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of persons employed by businesses that received support from Údarás na Gaeltachta in 2018 and to date in 2019....
    • Local Enterprise Offices Data
      404. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of jobs created due to supports provided by local enterprise offices in 2018 and to date in 2019. [45122/19]
    • Job Retention
      406. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the steps being taken by her Department and the IDA to source replacement industries further to significant recent job losses in Cork...
    • Youth Enterprise Initiatives
      407. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the budget allocation and the number of participants for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur in 2017 and 2018. [45338/19]
  • Department of Health
    • Departmental Expenditure
      408. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 173 of 22 October 2019, the amount of this change that stems from increased pay and allowances; the amount owing to...
    • State Claims Agency Data
      409. To ask the Minister for Health the amount paid in legal costs to each of the top ten named legal firms representing plaintiffs in medical negligence cases in 2018; the number of cases that...
    • National Children's Hospital
      412. To ask the Minister for Health the carbon emissions specifications of the designs of the new national children's hospital and the new national maternity hospital. [45314/19]
    • Health Strategies
      413. To ask the Minister for Health the timeframe for the commencement of the HSE genetics programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45590/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      416. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be called for a heart bypass operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44187/19]
    • General Practitioner Services
      417. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to ensure that the north east doctor on-call is not removed from Navan, County Meath even on a temporary basis in view of the fact there are a number...
    • Hospital Beds Data
      418. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the opening of additional beds at Kenmare Community Hospital; the timeframe for the process leading to and including the opening of the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      419. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be called for a surgical procedure; the reason for the delay in same; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Hospital Beds Data
      420. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the opening of additional beds at a facility (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44198/19]
    • Health Strategies
      421. To ask the Minister for Health the progress made in establishing a health and social care advisory unit to provide him with the expert advice and support amid planned changes in public...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      422. To ask the Minister for Health if an outpatient appointment provided to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal at Letterkenny University Hospital will be expedited; and if he will...
    • Health Services Access
      423. To ask the Minister for Health the reason women in their 50s that are in perimenopause would be refused an x-ray; the reason the 10 day rule would apply in such cases; and if he will make a...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      424. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to reimburse the drug opvido for the treatment of stage 3 melanoma cancer (details supplied); the process and associated timelines for same; and if...
    • Psychological Assessments Waiting Times
      425. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons waiting to see a child psychologist in County Limerick by the number of months waiting. [44211/19]
    • Health Services Staff
      426. To ask the Minister for Health if the embargo on the recruitment of healthcare assistants at a community hospital (details supplied) in County Kerry will be lifted to fill vacant posts and...
    • Cannabis for Medicinal Use
      428. To ask the Minister for Health the status of and the steps he is taking towards the legalisation of access to cannabis oil under consultant prescription; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Palliative Care for Children
      430. To ask the Minister for Health the availability of palliative care for children by the HSE local health office in south and north County Tipperary; the recommended locations for such...
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Eligibility
      431. To ask the Minister for Health the length of time means are taken into account when applying for the fair deal (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44226/19]
    • Disability Services Funding
      432. To ask the Minister for Health the amount provided to a company (details supplied) in funding for 2019 in respect of the provision of services and care; if the allocation of the funding is...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      436. To ask the Minister for Health when an assessment of needs will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44242/19]
    • Occupational Therapy Provision
      437. To ask the Minister for Health if a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied) will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44244/19]
    • Smoking Ban
      438. To ask the Minister for Health the annual cost of ensuring compliance with the smoking ban; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44248/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      439. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 542 of 11 June 2019, when a cataract operation will be arranged for a person (details supplied). [44249/19]
    • Eating Disorders
      440. To ask the Minister for Health the amount allocated for the clinical programme on eating disorders in 2018 and 2019; if the funds have been released to the HSE; and the amount spent in 2018...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      441. To ask the Minister for Health the number of new drugs that have received HSE reimbursement to date in 2019 by the anticipated budget impact of each in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Generic Drugs Substitution
      442. To ask the Minister for Health the volume of uptake of biosimilar prescribing under the best value biologic process by the HSE to date in 2019; the number of patients prescribed biosimilars...
    • Disease Management
      444. To ask the Minister for Health the key performance indicators that have been set for the hepatitis C treatment programme; the way in which the programme evaluates its work towards the stated...
    • Patient Safety
      447. To ask the Minister for Health the funding that will be made available to the patient safety advocacy service in 2020; the number of staff that will be employed; and the expected level of...
    • Hospital Services
      448. To ask the Minister for Health the plans in place to enhance multiple sclerosis services at University Hospital Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44260/19]
    • Palliative Care for Children
      449. To ask the Minister for Health if there are palliative care beds for children in County Tipperary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44263/19]
    • HSE Staff Recruitment
      450. To ask the Minister for Health the recruitment plans of the HSE in 2020, particularly for healthcare assistants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44284/19]
    • Nursing Staff Data
      451. To ask the Minister for Health the number of public health nursing positions being left unfilled in Limerick due to the HSE not releasing the successful and appointed nurses from other roles...
    • Abortion Legislation
      452. To ask the Minister for Health if he is satisfied that sections 9,11 and 13 of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 are being adhered to in full in all maternity...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      454. 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. [44300/19]
    • Medical Card Eligibility
      455. To ask the Minister for Health when the new income thresholds for the over 70s medical card will come into force; the application process in this regard; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Hospital Services
      456. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the walk-in chest x-ray service and its recent cessation at University Hospital Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      457. To ask the Minister for Health if an urgent appointment with the surgical team will be scheduled in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Ambulance Service
      458. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the HSE has spent €7 million on private ambulance services in the first eight months of 2019; and the expected expenditure on private...
    • General Practitioner Services Provision
      459. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to a shortage of general practitioner availability in mid-County Louth; when a review of the contractual terms for the GMS and...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      460. To ask the Minister for Health if travel passes are accepted on LocalLink transport services for persons attending HSE day services; his views on whether it is acceptable for persons with...
    • Primary Care Centres Data
      461. To ask the Minister for Health when the primary health centre for Navan, County Meath will open; the towns still waiting for a primary healthcare centre to be provided; and the estimated...
    • Medicinal Products
      462. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) cannot obtain the repatha injection they have been receiving since 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Pharmacy Services
      463. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to extend the services available at community pharmacies with specific reference to a minor ailment scheme, new medicine service and the expansion of...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      464. To ask the Minister for Health when a procedure will take place for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44343/19]
    • HSE Staff Remuneration
      465. To ask the Minister for Health the status of salaries in the public health service (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44345/19]
    • Ambulance Service Data
      466. To ask the Minister for Health the number of ambulances in operation nationwide; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44347/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      467. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has to wait 18 months for an operation in view of the fact their condition was diagnosed over three years ago; and if he...
    • Data Protection
      468. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the decision on the archive of blood spot screening cards retained without consent from 1984 to June 2011; and if he will make a...
    • Pharmacy Services
      469. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that some pharmacies, including a pharmacy (details supplied), have started to charge patients for the use of...
    • Health Services Staff Recruitment
      470. To ask the Minister for Health the reason County Waterford with a population of 120,000 is the only county in the south east that does not have a primary care diabetes nurse specialist; his...
    • Ambulance Service Provision
      471. To ask the Minister for Health his plans for an ambulance service centre to be based in south County Meath. [44380/19]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      472. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has been waiting a long time for an appointment with a service; when an appointment will be expedited; and if he will...
    • General Practitioner Services Provision
      473. To ask the Minister for Health when the appointment of a permanent general practitioner post will be made to serve the patients of the Cappoquin health centre, County Waterford; the...
    • Cancer Screening Programmes
      474. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to support women who are in need of a smear test but cannot avail of the service in their local health centre (details supplied); when a more...
    • Dental Services Staff
      475. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which he plans to demonstrate that special dentist training is of a high priority during the implementation of the new national oral health policy;...
    • Dental Services Provision
      477. To ask the Minister for Health the avenues of treatment assistance available for a person (details supplied). [44401/19]
    • Autism Support Services
      478. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 440 of 5 February 2019, his plans to address a waiting list for the autism services concerned; his further plans to...
    • Traveller Community
      479. To ask the Minister for Health if he sought an allocation within budget 2020 in order to address the crisis in Traveller mental health; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44417/19]
    • Health Services Data
      480. To ask the Minister for Health if the ethnic identifier will be implemented across all health and mental health services and collection points and within strategy monitors and research...
    • Traveller Community
      481. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to commission a national audit of Traveller suicide and develop a national targeted suicide prevention campaign for Travellers; and if he will make a...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      483. To ask the Minister for Health if the provision of home support hours for a child (details supplied) in County Cork will be reviewed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44424/19]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      484. To ask the Minister for Health when an assessment of needs will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44440/19]
    • Health Services Staff
      486. To ask the Minister for Health his views on whether there is a shortage of healthcare assistants in the health sector; if he has met or written to the Minister for Business, Enterprise and...
    • Disability Services Funding
      487. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a HSE capital bid to redevelop adult day services formerly housed at a facility (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a...
    • Vaccination Programme
      488. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to reconsider introducing a catch-up provision in the HPV vaccine programme for boys (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Psychological Assessments
      489. To ask the Minister for Health if he will direct the HSE to carry out the tests and investigations necessary before the end of January 2020 in the case of a person (details supplied) in view...
    • Speech and Language Therapy Provision
      490. To ask the Minister for Health if a speech and language appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied); the status of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Health Services Funding
      491. To ask the Minister for Health if an organisation (details supplied) will receive funding under Sláintecare in 2020. [44480/19]
    • Diabetes Strategy
      493. To ask the Minister for Health if the diabetes education programme run by an organisation (details supplied) will be rolled out through the HSE as a nationwide diabetes education programme....
    • Health Reports
      495. To ask the Minister for Health when the report by the contraception working group will be published. [44484/19]
    • Abortion Legislation
      496. To ask the Minister for Health when a general scheme of a Bill will be prepared to legislate for safe access zones around health facilities which provide access to termination of...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      497. To ask the Minister for Health if an ASD service will be offered in County Roscommon in order that children in need of the service can avail of it close to home (details supplied); and if he...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      498. 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. [44487/19]
    • Home Help Service Provision
      499. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be put on a priority list for adequate home help hours. [44502/19]
    • Defibrillators Provision
      500. To ask the Minister for Health if emergency funding is available through his Department or the HSE for communities to purchase or replace defibrillators in their respective areas; and if he...
    • Prescriptions Charges
      501. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 205 of 4 May 2017 and 777 of 6 September 2019, the consideration being given to the issue raised (details supplied); his...
    • Dental Services
      502. To ask the Minister for Health when free dental care for children under six years of age as announced in budget 2020 will come into effect; the application process in this regard; and if he...
    • General Practitioner Services
      503. To ask the Minister for Health when free general practitioner care for children under eight years of age as announced in budget 2020 will come into effect; the application process in this...
    • Ambulance Service Staff
      504. To ask the Minister for Health the person or body that authorised the cessation of deductions from the salaries of ambulance staff for unions (details supplied) which was in place for a...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      505. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied) in the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork; and if he will make a statement...
    • Primary Care Centres Provision
      506. To ask the Minister for Health the status of building projects (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44520/19]
    • Palliative Care for Children
      507. To ask the Minister for Health the palliative care available in County Tipperary for children and young adults under 18 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44523/19]
    • Hospital Equipment
      508. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address the fact that the only CT scanner at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar has been broken since 20 October 2019 and no definite date...
    • Hospital Transfers
      509. To ask the Minister for Health if a patient (details supplied) will be transferred immediately to a suitable hospital due to the fact that the CT scanner has been inoperative at the Midlands...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      510. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) will be given a suitable residential placement by the HSE; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44536/19]
    • Rare Diseases Strategy Implementation
      511. To ask the Minister for Health the consultation he has had in 2019 with an organisation (details supplied); his views on the importance of investment in clinical research as a key priority...
    • Air Quality
      512. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the health consequences arising from the delay in implementing a nationwide smoky coal ban; when he last raised the issue directly with the...
    • Hospitals Funding
      513. To ask the Minister for Health the budget received by each hospital and CHO to provide non-emergency hospital transport; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44549/19]
    • Hospital Services
      514. To ask the Minister for Health the hospitals and CHOs which could provide non-emergency hospital transport to outpatient appointments for those that cannot fund transport from their own...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      515. To ask the Minister for Health the allocation for transport implemented to date under the national learning network in County Cavan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44556/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      516. To ask the Minister for Health the initiatives being undertaken at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore to reduce ENT outpatient waiting times; the current waiting time for an...
    • General Practitioner Services
      518. To ask the Minister for Health the reason general practitioners have had the electronic referral pathway for CT and MRI tests removed from them; his views on whether it is appropriate that...
    • Drug and Alcohol Task Forces
      519. To ask the Minister for Health if he will review correspondence (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the valuable supports being provided on the ground; if funding to the...
    • Hospital Equipment
      520. To ask the Minister for Health if all the MRI scanners at Tallaght Hospital are operational; if not, the number out of operation; and the length of time it will take for the hospital to be...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      521. To ask the Minister for Health the number of adults with an intellectual disability in County Wexford that are on the waiting list for residential care; the average waiting time for same;...
    • Health Services Staff Remuneration
      523. To ask the Minister for Health if pay will be restored to section 39 workers in an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44569/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      524. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive an appointment for an MRI at Waterford University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44573/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      525. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be given a date for an operation. [44574/19]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      526. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the HSE is refusing to cover circadin 2mg for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44575/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      527. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an operation for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44576/19]
    • Brexit Preparations
      528. To ask the Minister for Health if his mitigation plans will be confirmed to ensure the continuity of timely supply of radioisotopes for use in diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer in...
    • HSE Correspondence
      529. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 135 of 18 September 2019, the steps he will take to examine the reason the HSE has still not replied to urgent...
    • Medical Card Eligibility
      530. To ask the Minister for Health the clinical data outcomes being collected for the type 2 diabetes cycle of care programme; if the data has been audited; when a report will be made available;...
    • Health Services Funding
      531. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 376 of 22 October 2019, if he has evaluated the full costings over the ten-year timeframe provided in the...
    • Pension Provisions
      532. To ask the Minister for Health if a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied) will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44596/19]
    • Health and Social Care Professionals Regulation
      533. To ask the Minister for Health if the risk assessment by CORU regarding the regulation of play therapists has been completed; the stage the regulation of play therapists is at; and if he...
    • Legislative Programme
      534. To ask the Minister for Health the legislative timeline for the advancement of the human tissues Bill; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44617/19]
    • Hospitals Expenditure
      535. To ask the Minister for Health the cost per bed night for each hospital, including critical care and ward beds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44619/19]
    • National Treatment Purchase Fund Payments
      536. To ask the Minister for Health the price paid for each procedure from the NTPF; if different prices are paid for the same procedures, for example, to different hospitals; if so, the prices...
    • Departmental Strategies
      537. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the implementation of the Framework for Safe Nurse Staffing and Skill Mix in General and Specialist Medical and Surgical Care Settings in Adult...
    • Hospital Consultant Contracts
      538. To ask the Minister for Health the action he has taken on foot of issues raised in a programme (details supplied) to ensure compliance; and the findings of the formal investigations of the...
    • HSE Staff
      539. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) will be granted permission for a career break to work abroad in accordance with HSE guidelines and practice. [44627/19]
    • Psychological Assessments Waiting Times
      540. To ask the Minister for Health the number on the waiting list for assessments of need for children by CHO; and the average length of time between the date of referral and date of assessment...
    • National Adult Safeguarding Policy
      542. To ask the Minister for Health when the national policy on adult safeguarding will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44631/19]
    • Paediatric Services
      543. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) is waiting for a paediatrician appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44632/19]
    • Voluntary Sector Funding
      544. To ask the Minister for Health the progress on an application by a centre (details supplied) for section 39 funding; when the funding will be approved; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Ambulance Service Response Times
      545. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that nine times to date in 2019 it took at least an hour for an ambulance to arrive at a life-threatening emergency...
    • Hospital Car Parks
      549. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the national guidelines for hospital parking charges. [44648/19]
    • Orthodontic Services
      550. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to a report (details supplied) regarding children who were harmed by HSE orthodontic services in the Dublin mid-Leinster region...
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      551. To ask the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in providing Spinraza to children suffering with SMA; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44655/19]
    • Drug and Alcohol Task Forces
      553. To ask the Minister for Health the funding provided to local drugs and alcohol forums in each of the years 2017 to 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44660/19]
    • Pharmacy Regulations
      555. To ask the Minister for Health the status of legislation regarding pharmaceutical assistants further to recent recommendations made by an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      558. 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. [44675/19]
    • Ambulance Service Response Times
      559. To ask the Minister for Health his views on a report (details supplied) relating to ambulance response times in counties Cavan and Monaghan and nationwide; his views on whether this is...
    • Neuro-Rehabilitation Services Provision
      561. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the lack of rehabilitation services for persons with a brain injury and the negative effect that this is having on the lives...
    • Substance Misuse
      562. To ask the Minister for Health if urgent consideration will be given to a request regarding the delivery of services by an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Medicinal Products Regulation
      563. To ask the Minister for Health when the final report on valproate will be published; the reason for the delay in finalising same to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44692/19]
    • Information and Communications Technology
      566. To ask the Minister for Health the number of computers in the HSE that still use an operating system (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44700/19]
    • Hospital Staff
      570. To ask the Minister for Health the reason there is no dedicated dietician for the adult diabetes service in the UL group hospitals (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Diabetes Strategy
      571. To ask the Minister for Health the reason there is no diabetes self-management education for adults with type 1 diabetes (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Autism Support Services
      574. To ask the Minister for Health when a child (details supplied) will receive an appointment with the ASD services for counties Roscommon and Galway, in particular Athenry, County Galway; and...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      575. 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. [44769/19]
    • Special Educational Needs Service Provision
      576. To ask the Minister for Health if support will be given to a school (details supplied) that has children suffering from trauma and developmental disorders; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      577. To ask the Minister for Health if the case of a person (details supplied) will be examined; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44775/19]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      578. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to expand the Central Remedial Clinic services for children in University Hospital Waterford to the adult population; and if he will make a statement...
    • Mobility Allowance Data
      579. To ask the Minister for Health the number of new entrants to the mobility allowance scheme in each of the three years preceding its suspension; the average number of recipients in each year;...
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      580. To ask the Minister for Health if the case of a person (details supplied) will be addressed; the reason for the delay for the person not receiving Spinraza; if the person's parent will be...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      581. To ask the Minister for Health if transport will be provided for a child (details supplied) transitioning to adult services at a centre in County Carlow. [44786/19]
    • Health Services Expenditure
      582. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 284 of 22 October 2019, the breakdown of time related saving of €73 million available on a once-off basis within...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      583. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the new building for a centre (details supplied) for children with special needs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44790/19]
    • Rare Diseases Strategy
      584. To ask the Minister for Health the person or body within the HSE rheumatology model of care document that has expertise in treating patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome; and if he will make...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      587. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is a three-year waiting list for persons approved for aids and appliances in the mid-west region; when...
    • Hospital Beds Data
      588. To ask the Minister for Health the number of bed spaces available at Cherry Orchard Hospital; the number of patients that have been admitted on trolleys awaiting a bed in each month over the...
    • Hospital Staff Data
      590. To ask the Minister for Health the number of vacancies that are open for recruitment in Cherry Orchard Hospital; the breakdown of posts available by medical profession and clinical...
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data
      592. To ask the Minister for Health the number of bed spaces available at the Linn Dara CAMHS unit in Cherry Orchard Hospital; the number of admissions and average length of stay per patient in...
    • Dental Services
      593. To ask the Minister for Health the amount dentists charge medical card patients for extractions (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44836/19]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      594. To ask the Minister for Health the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Consultant Data
      595. To ask the Minister for Health if the grade of consultant in public health medicine will be established here (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44857/19]
    • Health Research Board Expenditure
      596. To ask the Minister for Health the amount spent to date on MS research here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44858/19]
    • Vaccination Programme
      597. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to ensure an increase in the rate of children presenting for the MMR vaccination; his further plans to ensure that same is increased; and if he will...
    • Home Care Packages Provision
      599. To ask the Minister for Health when a homecare package will commence for a person (details supplied). [44873/19]
    • Hospital Admissions
      600. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive an admission to hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44877/19]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      601. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to locate improved day services for children and adults with disabilities in Finglas and Ballymun, Dublin 11; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Defence Forces Medical Services
      603. To ask the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to joint appointments of consultants and specialists within the health service to support the medical corps in the Defence...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      604. 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. [44884/19]
    • National Drugs Strategy
      605. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to roll out new localised grant funding schemes through Pobal aimed at tackling and preventing drug and alcohol addiction in local communities which...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      607. To ask the Minister for Health if funding will be approved for a specialised bed as recommended on medical grounds for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      608. To ask the Minister for Health the person or body responsible for the provision of Wi-Fi at HSE facilities, in particular in step-down facilities and district hospitals. [44908/19]
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      609. To ask the Minister for Health if home support hours will be increased for a person (details supplied) in view of the fact that the provision of four hours per week is inadequate for the...
    • Hospitals Building Programme
      610. To ask the Minister for Health the company contracted to provide the 40-bed modular unit for South Tipperary General Hospital; the fees paid to date for the delivery of the project; and if...
    • Hospital Consultant Data
      611. To ask the Minister for Health if concerns that approximately 133 public consultant posts are being filled by doctors who are not on the specialist register will be addressed; and if he will...
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      612. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that pharmacies are experiencing a shortage of certain types of medication, particularly Micardis; and if he will...
    • Brexit Preparations
      613. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to prevent medicine shortages in the event of a hard Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44924/19]
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      614. To ask the Minister for Health if funding will be made available to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44925/19]
    • Health Services Staff Training
      616. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the critical lack of training posts for higher specialist training in psychiatry; the steps being taken to address same and the critical...
    • HSE Staff Recruitment
      619. To ask the Minister for Health when the national clinical lead for the HSE national clinical programme for early intervention in psychosis will be appointed; and when the early intervention...
    • Disability Support Services Provision
      620. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a child (details supplied) will have to wait three years before gaining access to support services to aid in education; the position of the child on...
    • Home Help Service Data
      621. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons waiting for home help and-or support in County Longford; and the number of home help hours cut per week due to staff illness or shortages...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      622. To ask the Minister for Health if an appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied). [44948/19]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      625. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the two-year wait for a person (details supplied) to see the school age team the person has been referred to; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Health Services Staff Recruitment
      626. To ask the Minister for Health if he has instructed the HSE to implement an embargo on home help recruitment and new home care hours and extend this embargo until January 2020; if his...
    • Orthodontic Services Provision
      627. To ask the Minister for Health when a student (details supplied) in County Clare will receive an appointment for orthodontic treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44993/19]
    • General Practitioner Services Provision
      628. To ask the Minister for Health when general practitioner services will be reinstated to full service at a centre (details supplied). [44994/19]
    • Traveller Community
      629. To ask the Minister for Health if he has sought an allocation within budget 2020 in order to address the crisis in Traveller mental health; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      633. To ask the Minister for Health the status of equipment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45024/19]
    • Ministerial Meetings
      634. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the meeting requested with him by a municipal district (details supplied) regarding the home help crisis; if he will provide a date for same as a...
    • National Children's Hospital
      635. To ask the Minister for Health if a budget was established regarding the new national children’s hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45036/19]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
      641. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to remove age restrictions associated with the provision of the FreeStyle Libre device; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45053/19]
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      642. To ask the Minister for Health the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found to be non-compliant with...
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      643. To ask the Minister for Health if there has been progress regarding ocrelizumab being made available to persons with multiple sclerosis; his plans in this regard; and if he will make a...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      644. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will be seen at Cork University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45076/19]
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      645. To ask the Minister for Health the meaning of the phrase "minded to approve" in terms of the drug osimertinib, or Tagrisso; and the way in which he can address the funding issues for the...
    • HSE Staff Remuneration
      646. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter relating to home help staff who are employed by the HSE and are not receiving a travel time payment, which is a statutory...
    • Tax Rebates
      647. To ask the Minister for Health if medical travel expenses are recoupable in a case (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45134/19]
    • Health Services Access
      648. To ask the Minister for Health the reason HSE transport was withdrawn in December 2018 in a case (details supplied); the other options open to pensioners living far away but needing to get...
    • Medical Card Reviews
      649. To ask the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in processing a medical card review application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45141/19]
    • Medical Card Applications
      650. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Donegal can expect to have a medical card application renewal processed; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Cancer Screening Programmes
      652. To ask the Minister for Health the reason no breakdown was provided as to the degree of change noted in 305 of the slides under consideration in the laboratory audit of 221 cases; the...
    • Psychological Assessments
      653. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 378 of 15 October 2019, if the person will be assessed in another catchment area in order that the child will not have to...
    • Health Services
      654. To ask the Minister for Health if medical care for women going through the menopause in recent years has been reviewed, as in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Emergency Departments Waiting Times
      655. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which a situation was allowed to arise on 25 October 2019 at University Hospital Kerry, which at one stage had seven ambulances waiting to offload...
    • Abortion Services Provision
      656. To ask the Minister for Health the course of action he has instigated to ensure that he fulfils his commitment to a follow-up meeting with the family at the heart of the National Maternity...
    • Abortion Legislation
      658. To ask the Minister for Health the expert geneticist input that was used in the formulation of the abortion legislation and guidelines. [45186/19]
    • Maternity Services
      660. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the maternity patient safety statement for March 2019 of the National Maternity Hospital; the reason it was not published; and the implications...
    • HSE Funding
      661. To ask the Minister for Health the level of funding provided to each county under the HSE capital programme expenditure in each of the years 2016 to 2018 to date in 2019, in tabular form;...
    • Home Help Service Data
      662. To ask the Minister for Health the number of home help hours provided in each county in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement...
    • Mental Health Services Funding
      663. To ask the Minister for Health the level of funding provided to each county for mental health services in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will...
    • Disability Services Funding
      664. To ask the Minister for Health the level of funding provided to each county for adult disability day services in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if...
    • Cross-Border Health Initiatives
      666. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for reimbursement under the cross-border directive; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Speech and Language Therapy Staff
      667. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a school (details supplied) has been without a speech therapist since July 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45253/19]
    • Mental Health Services Data
      668. To ask the Minister for Health the number of specialist substance abuse mental health teams in CHO9; and the locations and base of such teams. [45260/19]
    • Hospital Consultant Data
      669. To ask the Minister for Health the number of consultant cardiologist posts at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9; the number of vacant posts; the length of time they have been vacant; and when...
    • National Drugs Strategy
      670. To ask the Minister for Health the measures he proposes to implement to restore confidence in the national drugs strategy; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the...
    • General Practitioner Services
      671. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that some general practitioners in County Limerick are charging for the taking of blood samples; the steps he will...
    • Nursing Staff Provision
      672. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to appoint a lymphedema nurse to Letterkenny University Hospital; if not, his further plans for patients in County Donegal that require the...
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      673. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a disability supports application management tool for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 9. [45276/19]
    • HSE Staff Recruitment
      674. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding the HSE recruitment embargo (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45278/19]
    • Health Services Data
      675. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons with type 1 diabetes that had their diabetes care at University Hospital Waterford sourced to other hospitals in each of the years 2016...
    • Health Services
      676. To ask the Minister for Health the protocols in place when moving paediatric diabetes patients to adult diabetes services at University Hospital Waterford; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      677. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive an appointment for scans at Beaumont Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45296/19]
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data
      678. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children with mental health issues accommodated by the HSE in nursing homes and other unapproved settings outside of hospitals; and if he will...
    • Healthy Ireland
      679. To ask the Minister for Health the amount the HSE has spent to date in 2019 on Healthy Ireland branding materials; the way in which the money was spent; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Health and Social Care Professionals
      682. To ask the Minister for Health if his Department continues to recognise that physiotherapy is an autonomous health profession and that patients do not have to have a prior medical referral...
    • Medicinal Products Supply
      684. To ask the Minister for Health if he or his officials have received correspondence from a person (details supplied) in relation to spinraza; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Paediatric Services
      685. To ask the Minister for Health the measures being taken to improve screening for arthritis and Down’s arthropathy for children with Down's syndrome; the specialist rheumatology...
    • Hospital Equipment
      686. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a MRI scanner in Tallaght Hospital is not working; if his attention has been further drawn to the fact that...
    • Primary Care Centres Provision
      687. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the Buncrana primary care centre, County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45335/19]
    • General Practitioner Services
      688. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that persons that are in receipt of a social welfare payment and hold GMS cards are being charged for routine...
    • Speech and Language Therapy Provision
      689. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide adult intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder speech and language therapist posts to cover Inishowen, County Donegal; and if...
    • Medicinal Products Reimbursement
      690. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which the reimbursement scheme for reimbursing medical expenses for persons in Northern Ireland laid down in the Health and Childcare Support...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      691. To ask the Minister for Health if further consideration will be given to a request from a local authority for a meeting (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Health Services Charges
      692. To ask the Minister for Health the reason charges are imposed on a person in rehab care in a public hospital following a hip replacement surgery; the reason such charges are passed to...
    • Healthcare Policy
      693. To ask the Minister for Health his position regarding the widespread failure to implement full travel time for healthcare support assistants further to the confirmation of this legal...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      694. To ask the Minister for Health when a medical procedure will take place for a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45354/19]
    • Hospice Services Provision
      695. To ask the Minister for Health the status of future services at the South Westmeath Hospice facility; and if a commitment can be given regarding the long-term future of this facility. [45355/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      696. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons on a waiting list for Cork University Hospital to be assessed for cataract assessment with addresses in County Kerry; and the number of...
    • Primary Care Centres Provision
      698. To ask the Minister for Health the primary healthcare centres being developed in the CHO3 area; if community mental health services are included in the planning of such centres; and if he...
    • Dietician Service Provision
      699. To ask the Minister for Health the posts in place for community dieticians in mental health, disability and primary care in each of the HSE areas; the plans in place to fill gaps in these...
    • HSE Staff Recruitment
      700. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the HSE recruitment embargo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45382/19]
    • Health Services Staff Recruitment
      701. To ask the Minister for Health the details of the 1,000 posts for new frontline staff in the HSE primary care services announced in budget 2020; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Drug Treatment Programmes Data
      702. To ask the Minister for Health if all persons on methadone treatment have received screening and treatment for hepatitis C; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45393/19]
    • Drug and Alcohol Task Forces
      705. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase the level of core funding for drugs task forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45398/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      706. 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. [45413/19]
    • Mental Health Services Staff
      708. To ask the Minister for Health when a consultant and supportive posts for mental health and intellectual disability which have been sanctioned for CHO3 will be filled; if the posts have been...
    • Treatment Benefit Scheme Eligibility
      709. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 795 of 6 September 2019, if an application under the treatment abroad scheme by a person (details supplied) will be...
    • Medicinal Products Availability
      710. To ask the Minister for Health when cannabis medication in tablet form, epidiolex, will be made available here in view of the decision taken by the EU to sanction its use here on 23...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      711. 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. [45432/19]
    • Psychological Services Waiting Lists
      715. To ask the Minister for Health the number of young persons and teenagers awaiting psychologist intervention services in counties Wicklow, Dublin, Meath and Cork; the wait time for each...
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      716. 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. [45441/19]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Applications
      718. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) in County Cork can obtain assistance towards the cost of equipment. [45447/19]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      720. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a procedure for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45488/19]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      721. 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. [45489/19]
    • Medical Card Data
      722. To ask the Minister for Health the number of medical cards as of 31 October 2019; the number of general practitioner cards on the same date; and the number for each type of card issued on a...
    • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Data
      723. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons awaiting placement under the fair deal scheme at the end of October 2019 or the latest date available; the average waiting time; the...
    • Hospital Beds Closures
      724. To ask the Minister for Health the number of beds and wards in public and voluntary acute hospitals that were closed on 31 October 2019 or the latest date on which data for validated bed...
    • Hospital Discharges
      725. To ask the Minister for Health the number of delayed discharges in each public and voluntary hospital at the end of October 2019; and the number to date in each in 2019, in tabular form....
    • Ambulance Service Response Times
      727. To ask the Minister for Health the percentage of clinical status 1 ECHO incidents responded to by first responder in seven minutes and 59 seconds or less for each ambulance station in each...
    • Emergency Departments Waiting Times
      728. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients aged 75 years of age or over who experienced an emergency department wait time of more than 24 hours during October 2019; the total...
    • Home Help Service Data
      729. To ask the Minister for Health the number of home support hours being provided in each LHO area to the end of October 2019 or the latest date available; the way in which this compares to...
    • Ambulance Service Data
      730. To ask the Minister for Health the number of ambulance attendances at each emergency department nationwide in October 2019; the number of such ambulances that waited longer than 20 minutes...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      731. To ask the Minister for Health the number of spinal fusion patients waiting less than four, four to eight and more than eight months, respectively, at Our Lady’s Children’s...
    • Health Services Data
      732. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a podiatry appointment in primary care at the end of October 2019 or the latest date available; and the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
      737. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons waiting as of 31 October 2019 or the nearest available date for a MRI scan in the RCSI hospital group for less than 3, 3 to 6, 6 to 9, 9...
    • Nursing Staff Data
      779. To ask the Minister for Health the number of staff nurses employed as of 31 October 2019 or the latest date available; and the equivalent figure for the same date in 2018 [45567/19]
    • Health Services
      780. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a series of matters (details supplied). [45571/19]
    • Services for People with Disabilities
      781. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 346 of 15 October 2019, the engagement that has taken place with persons (details supplied) to date regarding the period...
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      782. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if payments to a person (details supplied) under the BEAM and BEEP schemes, respectively, will be expedited. [44184/19]
    • Animal Passports
      783. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason "not fit for human consumption" would be stamped on the duplicate passport when it was not on the original passport in...
    • Basic Payment Scheme
      784. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when details of an overclaim will issue to farmers of a commonage (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement...
    • Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme
      785. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the specifications in place for the BEEP scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44237/19]
    • Teagasc Courses
      786. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the case of a person (details supplied) will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44243/19]
    • Agriculture Schemes
      787. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the grants available for a person or business to set up an orchard on the person's lands; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Beef Industry
      788. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the announcement made by a company (details supplied) in recent weeks relating to weight limits and penalties was in breach of the...
    • GLAS Appeals
      789. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a full GLAS payment will be awarded to a person (details supplied). [44331/19]
    • Animal Welfare
      790. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 211 of 10 October 2019, the outcome of the investigation carried out by his Department at the...
    • Brexit Supports
      791. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the BEAM scheme is open to farmers that sell their cattle to a feedlot and the cattle are then slaughtered 70 days after leaving...
    • Sheep Census
      792. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of breeding ewes in each of the years 2016 to 2018, according to the annual sheep census; and if he will make a statement...
    • Live Exports
      793. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of lambs under one year of age exported live in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the export...
    • Sheepmeat Sector
      794. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of lambs under one year of age slaughtered here in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make...
    • Aquaculture Licence Data
      795. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide copies of each boat licence granted for fisheries and the historic tracks of vessels when dredging for seed since...
    • Beef Industry
      798. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if correspondence (details supplied) will be reviewed; the steps he will take to ease the crisis on affected farmers; and if he will...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      799. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make...
    • Bord na gCon
      802. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the annual dividend return by Bord na gCon in each of the past 25 years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44755/19]
    • Forestry Sector
      803. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a decision will issue on a forestry application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      804. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of...
    • Animal Carcase Disposal
      805. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the outcome of discussions between his officials and an association (details supplied) regarding funding for the industry; and if he...
    • GLAS Appeals
      806. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a decision will be made in relation to a GLAS appeal for a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a...
    • Agriculture Scheme Data
      808. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of designated agents per annum submitting a SFP or BPS on behalf of farmers since the reference years of 2000, 2001 and...
    • Animal Disease Controls
      809. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the cost for BSE testing on fallen animals in knackeries in each of the years 2014 to 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Agri-Environment Options Scheme Appeals
      811. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an appeal to the agriculture appeals office (details supplied). [44989/19]
    • Forestry Sector
      812. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on a series of matters regarding the forestry industry (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      813. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found...
    • Brexit Supports
      814. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the breakdown of BEAM funding paid out to date by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45078/19]
    • GLAS Payments
      815. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the breakdown of GLAS funding paid in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by county; and if he will make a statement...
    • Agriculture Scheme Administration
      816. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the procedures in his Department when dealing with invalid single and basic payment scheme applications; and if he will make a...
    • Basic Payment Scheme Administration
      817. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason satellite inspections are not carried out earlier in the year (details supplied). [45317/19]
    • Farm Costs
      818. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department has studied the average price of rent paid per hectare in County Galway; if so, the average price; and if he will...
    • Greyhound Industry
      819. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position regarding the support of the Irish greyhound industry; if his attention has been drawn to an ongoing report into...
    • Agriculture Scheme Payments
      820. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 1430 of 6 September 2019 and the decision to increase the eligible area of land in November...
    • Protected Disclosures
      821. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his attention has been drawn to a case (details supplied); if the case has been assessed and conclusions made; the steps he has...
    • Brexit Supports
      822. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of partnerships with two or more herd numbers that will receive funding under the beef emergency aid measure; and if he...
    • Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Applications
      825. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a remote sensing inspection will take place for a person (details supplied) relating to the person's ANC application; and if he...
  • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • National Broadband Plan Funding
      826. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount allocated to the national broadband plan in 2020; the amount of this which will be coming from the reserve...
    • Climate Action Fund
      828. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the provision of a grant for local authorities towards the replacement of street lighting with energy...
    • Illegal Dumping
      829. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of intermediate bulk containers containing diesel sludge waste dumped in County Louth in each of the years...
    • Warmer Homes Scheme Eligibility
      831. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the parameters for the section of budget 2020 which proposes to provide free upgrades to lower income households to...
    • National Broadband Plan
      832. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he is satisfied that he and-or his officials provided the Oireachtas Committee of Public Accounts and the Joint...
    • Inland Fisheries Ireland
      835. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 520 and 521 of 15 October 2019, the cost of the additional appointee to which he...
    • Building Energy Rating Administration
      839. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of the 420,000 homes that have availed of the range of home retrofit schemes administered by SEAI that have...
    • Energy Schemes Data
      840. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of homes in each county that have availed of retrofit programmes (details supplied) in tabular form; and if...
    • Commercial Property
      841. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of commercial property green leases that SEAI has identified that are under operation by county; and if he...
    • Just Transition Fund
      842. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if a just transition fund will be provided for Moneypoint power station to offset the move from fossil fuels and its...
    • Energy Infrastructure
      843. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to reconsider including the Shannon liquid natural gas terminal on the EU project of common interest list;...
    • Housing Estates
      844. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will consider housing estates (details supplied) in County Westmeath as part of the retrofit programme allocation...
    • National Broadband Plan
      846. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he has funded or if funds relating to national broadband plan funding have been directed towards a company (details...
    • Landfill Sites
      849. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the person or body that will cover the costs associated with the remediation works at Whitestown landfill, County...
    • Environmental Protection Agency Reports
      851. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on the report from the Environmental Protection Agency Air Quality in Ireland 2018 and its specific call for...
    • National Broadband Plan
      852. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if broadband connection points are to be tendered for under the national broadband plan; when the tendering process...
    • Medical Waste Disposal
      853. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 346 of 28 June 2019, the outcome of the meeting on 13 June 2019. [44580/19]
    • Postal Codes
      854. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if an issue with an eircode (details supplied) will be resolved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44654/19]
    • Electric Vehicles
      855. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason there are no electric vehicle fast charging points in County Cavan; if matters raised by a person (details...
    • Energy Schemes Data
      856. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if funding will be made available in late 2019 to SEAI to conduct energy efficiency works on homes of persons in...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      857. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if...
    • Climate Change Adaptation Plans
      860. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the pledges, initiatives, partnerships and funding committed to in the context of the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      862. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum...
    • Warmer Homes Scheme
      864. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the timelines and deadlines for the expanded warmer homes scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44861/19]
    • Illegal Dumping
      866. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the funding being made available to each county council to deal with incidents of illegal dumping and fly tipping in...
    • Electricity Generation
      867. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the degree to which electricity generation can depend on alternatives such as wind, solar and hydropower; the...
    • Broadband Service Provision
      868. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the provision of broadband service to an area (details supplied). [44891/19]
    • Electric Vehicle Grants
      876. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to consider the inclusion of imported hybrid vehicles in the outdoor charge point grant scheme. [44978/19]
    • Broadband Service Provision
      877. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the availability of fibre broadband in an area (details supplied). [44979/19]
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      879. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis...
    • Energy Schemes Data
      880. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the level of funding issued for SEAI grants in each county in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in...
    • Energy Schemes
      882. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if a reply will issue to queries raised regarding the deep retrofit scheme by a person (details supplied). [45289/19]
    • Broadband Service Provision
      883. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of fibre broadband service to an area (details supplied). [45309/19]
    • National Broadband Plan Expenditure
      884. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on the cost of the roll-out of Project Stratum in view of the cost of the national broadband plan and the...
    • National Broadband Plan Implementation
      885. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if large providers have informed his Department of roll-outs within the intervention area within the six-month...
    • National Broadband Plan
      888. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if clarification will be provided to the comments made by An Taoiseach in Dáil Éireann on 1 October 2019...
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • Tourism Promotion
      892. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the recent decision taken by Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Ireland not to feature greyhound racing in tourism...
    • Road Signage
      893. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider introducing new or additional signage for disabled parking bays (details supplied); and if he is considering other...
    • Disabled Parking Permit
      894. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason persons with hidden disabilities are not entitled to the disabled person's parking card; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Tourism Industry
      895. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the budgetary steps that have been taken to support the tourism sector specifically in the midlands and western region; and if he will...
    • Road Projects Status
      896. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of plans to construct two right turning lanes for both Croghan and Cootehall on the N4 Boyle to Carrick-on-Shannon route,...
    • Bus Services
      897. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to concerns raised by commuters owing to the recent changes introduced to rural bus services in...
    • Dublin Bikes Scheme
      898. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to expand the Dublin bikes scheme further; the areas of Dublin that will be included; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Rural Transport Services
      899. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of works by the NTA in designing a new bus stop system in Mullingar, County Westmeath; and if his attention has been drawn to...
    • Rural Transport Programme
      900. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the NTA will issue updated health and safety guidelines and declarations for board members of rural transport programmes. [44313/19]
    • Air Traffic Control Services
      901. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if there has been a change made to a flight path above Firhouse, Dublin 24 impacting on areas, including Aylesbury, Knocklyon and...
    • Road Network
      902. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a motion was passed at the Laytown and Bettystown municipal district meeting to...
    • Rail Network
      903. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to move beyond the steady State investment in rail in the National Development Plan 2018-2027; and if he will make a statement...
    • Closed-Circuit Television Systems
      904. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the camera infrastructure in place and operational at a location (details supplied) in Cork city; if there is a live feed from the...
    • Road Projects Status
      905. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the Ardee bypass project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44443/19]
    • Rail Network
      906. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated cost of carrying out a feasibility study on reopening the railway line from Dublin to Kingscourt, County Cavan; the average...
    • Light Rail Projects Status
      907. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the proposed Lucan Luas transport link; his views on the need for a Luas extension to Lucan in view of the gridlock that...
    • Ports Facilities
      908. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of full-time equivalent staff vacancies at each port; and the function of each role in tabular form. [44476/19]
    • Human Trafficking
      909. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has met the Minister for Justice and Equality to discuss migrant smuggling and the preventative measures needed to detect same....
    • Sports Capital Programme Applications
      910. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of an application for a sports capital grant by a club (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Driver Licensing Exchange Agreements
      911. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of a driver licence exchange agreement between Ireland and Alberta, Canada; when a bilateral agreement for licence exchange...
    • Driver Licences
      912. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to increase the upper age limit for bus driver licences beyond 70 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Greenways Development
      913. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the 2020 greenway application process will be announced; the details of changes to the process; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Parking Provision
      914. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the use by coach companies of the NTA-provided coach park in the vicinity of a location (details supplied) on the quays in...
    • Bus Éireann Services
      916. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Bus Éireann has plans to erect a bus shelter at a location (details supplied) to service the large volume of persons commuting to...
    • Road Safety
      917. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will re-evaluate the need for additional capital investment to address safety needs and congestion issues on the N81 in view of the...
    • Departmental Programmes
      918. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the active smarter travel programme; if and when further funding calls will be made by his Department for this funding...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      919. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Driver Licences
      922. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a situation in which a person (details supplied) is without work due to changes to the person's driver licence will be examined; and...
    • Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
      923. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the review carried out by the National Transport Authority in conjunction with an association (details...
    • Public Transport Review
      924. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the latest south-eastern line capacity study was carried out; if a copy of the report will be provided; his plans for the...
    • Public Transport Fares
      925. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if consideration has been given to include Wicklow town and Arklow, County Wicklow, in the short hop zone for Leap cards; if not, if such...
    • Road Improvement Schemes
      926. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when funding will be made available to Kerry County Council to carry out works on the Rathscannel road, R551, Abbeydorney, County Kerry;...
    • Taxi Ranks
      927. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures being taken to ensure that taxi drivers in Cork city are fully consulted regarding facilities and ranks in their area; and...
    • Anti-Social Behaviour
      928. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures being taken to ensure that taxi drivers in the Cork city area are protected from anti-social behaviour; and if he will make...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      929. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay;...
    • Airport Charges
      930. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason for the recommendation by the Commission for Aviation Regulation to reduce the passenger levy at Dublin Airport by 20%; the...
    • Road Traffic Legislation
      931. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he is considering proposals to allow limousines used by private hire companies to use bus lanes in the same manner as regular taxis;...
    • Bus Services
      932. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the cost to date in 2019 regarding all aspects of BusConnects since the project was first conceived; the consultancy firms engaged; the...
    • Driver Test Data
      933. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of driver testers in whole-time equivalent terms allocated to each driver test centre; and the basis on which these...
    • Public Transport
      934. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on whether the level of accessibility on public transport vehicles is sufficient; his plans to improve same; and if he will...
    • Sports Capital Programme Applications
      935. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of an application by South Dublin County Council for sports capital funding for a sports pavilion programme, including the...
    • Driver Licensing Exchange Agreements
      936. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of UK driver licence holders in the wake of Brexit; if UK licences will remain valid; if there will be an amnesty to exchange...
    • Road Tolls
      937. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of policy in relation to tolling on the M50 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45010/19]
    • National Transport Authority Funding
      938. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of funding allocated to the National Transport Authority to increase bus route capacity in Dublin in each of the years 2010 to...
    • Traffic Management
      939. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of funding for traffic management measures in the four Dublin local authority areas, including funding provided by his...
    • Bus Services
      940. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps that can be taken to alleviate a transport problem for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Sports Events
      941. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when financial support will be announced in relation to a sporting event (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Tourism Promotion
      942. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the level of spending on tourism marketing in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by county in tabular form; and if he...
    • Sports Capital Programme Expenditure
      943. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of funding spent on sports capital programmes in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by county in tabular...
    • Fishing Industry
      944. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the intentions behind and intended implications of the European Council Directive 2017/159/EU concerning the implementation...
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      947. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found to...
    • Bus Services
      948. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason fines were imposed on a company (details supplied) for failure to operate or reach agreed targets for the provision of...
    • Rail Services
      951. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if customers are now required to pre-book Irish Rail seats in advance of travel; and the effect this will have on free travel recipients....
    • Public Transport
      952. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will respond to the demands put forward by an organisation (details supplied) for inclusive public transport; and if he will make a...
    • Parking Regulations
      953. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a motorist with an Irish registration that has received a fine for a parking violation in Northern Ireland can be pursued for same...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      954. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he will next meet with the chairpersons of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. [45263/19]
    • Bus Éireann Services
      955. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to improve the bus services to Ashbourne and Ratoath, County Meath in terms of reliability and cost comparison with other...
    • Sports Capital Programme Administration
      956. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the date on which the next round of applications for the sports capital programme will commence; the date on which the current round will...
    • Road Projects Status
      957. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of funding for the N2 upgrade between the Rath roundabout and Kilmoon Cross, County Meath; the position of the project in the...
    • Road Traffic Legislation
      958. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps he is taking to respond to the request by the National Transport Authority that it be given power to enforce the laws in...
    • Public Transport
      959. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding commuters that wish to take their bicycles onto trains, trams and buses; his plans to ensure that greater...
    • Road Projects
      960. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the engagement he has had on the provision of the north ring road in Cork city. [45312/19]
    • Sports Capital Programme Applications Data
      963. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of sports capital applications received as part of the current programme; the number of applications that have been validated...
    • Rail Services Provision
      964. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the delivery and roll out date of the 41 additional carriages as announced on 30 September 2019 (details supplied); the role the NTA and...
    • Fáilte Ireland Expenditure
      965. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the volume of capital funding allocated by Fáilte Ireland by county since 1 January 2016. [45368/19]
    • Departmental Correspondence
      966. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a copy of all correspondence between his Department and Fáilte Ireland and-or Tourism Ireland regarding promotion of the...
    • Departmental Communications
      968. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide a copy of all communications to and from his Department with Transport Infrastructure Ireland in October, November and...
    • Departmental Correspondence
      969. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he or his current or past advisers sent or received official departmental correspondence to or from an email address that are not...
    • Tourism Data
      971. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of UK tourists that came here in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019; his plans to ensure that the number of...
    • Budget 2020
      972. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the level of funding he has requested in budget 2020 to improve Dublin Bus services for customers in 2020; and if he will make a...
    • Road Network
      974. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the emergency vehicle breakdown and recovery plans in place in view of the traffic congestion caused by breakdowns and accidents on the...
    • Departmental Correspondence
      975. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide a copy of all correspondence between him or the Secretary General of his Department, his private secretary or the...
  • Department of Children and Youth Affairs
    • Brexit Preparations
      980. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her plans for an economic impact assessment of the current withdrawal treaty on trade and other economic metrics under the auspices of her...
    • Child and Family Agency Funding
      981. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if adequate funding will be provided to an organisation (details supplied) that receives its main funding from Tusla; and if she will make...
    • Child Abuse Reports
      982. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the date on which a report by a person (details supplied) will be furnished to her Department; if the report will be made public; if her...
    • Childcare Costs
      983. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her attention has been drawn to the practice by which crèches are charging the full fees for children who are attending an ECCE...
    • Childcare Services Staff
      984. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her views on whether there is a staffing crisis in the childcare sector; the steps she is taking to address same; and if she will make a...
    • Child Abuse
      985. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if Tusla is providing funding for the provision of counselling to persons who have raised issues with an organisation (details supplied) in...
    • Legal Proceedings
      986. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of cases of legal action her Department has been informed of that are being taken against an organisation (details supplied);...
    • Foster Care Expenditure
      987. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the fees paid to private fostering agencies by Tusla since its establishment in 2014; the names of the private agencies; and if she will...
    • Children in Care
      988. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children in the care of private fostering agencies; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44571/19]
    • Early Childhood Care and Education Data
      989. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 544 of 13 November 2018, the status of quality enhancements that were promised for the 2019-20 ECCE...
    • Orthodontic Services
      992. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her attention has been drawn to a report (details supplied) regarding children that were harmed by HSE orthodontic services in the...
    • Family Resource Centres
      993. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if correspondence from a person (details supplied) will be reviewed; if a 5% increase in family resource centre core funding will be...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      994. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of computers in her Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she will make a...
    • Departmental Budgets
      997. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the breakdown of funding announced in budget 2020 (details supplied); the amount allocated to each stream; the way in which funding for...
    • Early Childhood Care and Education Expenditure
      998. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the estimated annual full year cost of extending the early childhood care and education scheme from 38 to 39 weeks. [44832/19]
    • Departmental Staff Data
      999. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of full and part-time staff employed in her Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay; and...
    • Youth Services Funding
      1000. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her views on a matter (details supplied) regarding funding for youth services; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44969/19]
    • City and County Child Care Committees Data
      1001. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the level of funding provided to each city and county childcare committee in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and date in 2019, in tabular...
    • Early Years Sector
      1002. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the level of early years capital funding in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by county in tabular form; and if she will...
    • Departmental Contracts Data
      1003. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by her Department or bodies under her aegis that were found to...
    • Child and Family Agency Data
      1004. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of files relating to historical complaints that remain in the possession of an organisation (details supplied); the number of...
    • Childcare Services
      1007. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason a funding application by an organisation (details supplied) was refused to allow for an increase in support staff at the...
    • Orthodontic Services
      1008. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 449 of 15 October 2019, if a report (details supplied) by the HSE will be published and investigated...
    • School Libraries
      1009. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if a grant is available for a school (details supplied) to provide library books for use by students; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Early Years Sector
      1010. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the persons considered to be competent to conduct a fire risk assessment with regard to the fire and planning requirements for early years...
    • Youth Services
      1011. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her attention has been drawn to issues existing with the management and running of a project (details supplied); if a report update on...
    • Departmental Schemes
      1012. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the budget allocated to the parent and toddler grant scheme in each of the years 2016 to 2019; and the budget allocation for same in 2020....
  • Department of Rural and Community Development
    • CLÁR Programme
      1013. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if further allocations of CLÁR funding will be awarded in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44202/19]
    • Local Improvement Scheme Applications
      1014. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the LIS scheme is now closed to new applications in a location (details supplied)...
    • Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Applications
      1015. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development when successful category 1 projects from the second call of the rural regeneration development fund will be announced; and if he will...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      1016. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1019. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of...
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      1020. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that were found...
    • CLÁR Programme
      1021. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is a requirement for recipients of CLÁR funding to make the funded...
    • LEADER Programmes Data
      1022. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of LEADER-funded projects approved in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by county in tabular form; the...
    • Philanthropy Initiatives
      1023. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of the development of a strategy on philanthropy; the stakeholders he has been engaging with in respect of same; if the...
    • LEADER Programmes
      1024. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he has examined enabling private applicants for LEADER funding to qualify for the grant aid rate of 75% for projects that fall...
    • Local Improvement Scheme Funding
      1025. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount of funding allocated for LIS by county; and the amount claimed by county in 2019, in tabular form. [45367/19]
  • Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Public Services Card Data
      1026. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the cost of the development and implementation of the MyGovID online system; the annual maintenance cost of same; the number...
    • Employment Rights
      1027. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to companies that employ persons on 24-month contracts and terminate the contracts prior to...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1028. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will issue on a disability allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Citizens Information Board
      1029. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the funding made available to the Citizens Information Board in 2019; the projected funding for the board and the National...
    • Illness Benefit Eligibility
      1030. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision will be reviewed on an illness benefit application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry;...
    • Child Benefit Applications
      1031. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for child benefit by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Free Travel Scheme Eligibility
      1032. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the criteria for inclusion on the free travel companion pass scheme; and if there are circumstances in which a person who is...
    • Fuel Allowance Applications
      1033. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason the fuel allowance was not approved in the case of a person (details supplied); and if the application will be...
    • State Pension (Contributory)
      1034. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for a pension by a person (details supplied); if their pre-1979 record has been made available...
    • Working Family Payment Eligibility
      1035. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) will have their FIS entitlement re-examined as a matter of urgency. [44320/19]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances Applications
      1036. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) is entitled to a hearing aid under the treatment benefit scheme; and if she will make a...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1037. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a disability allowance application by a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Social Insurance
      1038. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if insurance contributions will be credited to farmers for pension purposes for the time they were in receipt of farm...
    • Fuel Allowance Eligibility
      1039. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the action she plans to take to ameliorate the effects of increasing fuel costs and the increased carbon taxes for...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1041. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied) will receive a decision; and if she will make a...
    • State Pension (Non-Contributory)
      1042. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the further documentation that can be given as proof of habitual residence for a pension in view of the volume of material...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance Eligibility
      1043. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when self-employed persons can access jobseeker's allowance; the way in which they can approach same; the documentation that...
    • Fuel Allowance Applications
      1044. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a fuel allowance application by a person (details supplied). [44551/19]
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1047. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for illness benefit in respect of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement...
    • Carer's Allowance Eligibility
      1048. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if carer's allowance will be granted to persons who care for incapacitated children or persons; if same will be granted...
    • State Pension (Contributory)
      1049. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if new interim arrangements in regard to the State pension (contributory) for post-2012 pensioners that allow for extended...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Data
      1050. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications awaiting assessment by the medical review and assessment section, in tabular form; the payments...
    • Legislative Process
      1051. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when the Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill 2017 will be progressed; if enabling the use of public service...
    • Public Services Card Data
      1052. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of offences recorded and-or investigated regarding breaches of Schedule 5 of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act...
    • Household Benefits Scheme
      1053. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44671/19]
    • JobPath Programme
      1054. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if referrals to JobPath will be made in 2020. [44674/19]
    • Disabilities Data
      1055. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of research being commissioned into the cost of disability as per budget 2019; the timeframe for the report to be...
    • Carer's Allowance Eligibility
      1056. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason full-time carers providing 365 24-7 care in a home setting are in receipt of only a half rate carer’s...
    • National Minimum Wage
      1057. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to the motion passed by Dáil Éireann on 17 October 2019 condemning the decision...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      1058. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of computers in her Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she...
    • Carer's Allowance Appeals
      1061. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision will be reviewed regarding a carer's allowance for a person (details supplied). [44751/19]
    • Redundancy Data
      1062. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she received correspondence from a company (details supplied) relating to collective redundancies in the past two years;...
    • Public Services Card
      1063. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons issued with a public services card before they were 18 years of age since the card was introduced; the...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      1064. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if joint savings in respect of a person applying for an adult dependant allowance on the State pension (contributory) of his...
    • State Pensions Reform
      1065. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason the date of 1 September 1946 was chosen as the cut-off in the creation of the State pension review launched...
    • Community Employment Schemes Eligibility
      1067. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an exception will be made to the rules to allow a person (details supplied) to participate in a community employment...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1068. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of full and part-time staff employed in her Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage...
    • Pensions Legislation
      1070. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when legislation is expected to be introduced on pension auto-enrolment; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Carer's Allowance Payments
      1071. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when payment and arrears will issue in respect of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she...
    • State Pension (Non-Contributory) Appeals
      1072. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for a non-contributory pension by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement...
    • Jobseeker's Transitional Payment
      1073. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to the fact that the decision to remove lone parents from jobseeker's transitional payment...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1074. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made on an application for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make...
    • Jobseeker's Transitional Payment
      1075. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason the jobseeker's transitional payment was discontinued from January 2019 for a person (details supplied); and if...
    • Invalidity Pension Appeals
      1076. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made on an invalidity pension application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      1077. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the case of a person (details supplied) will be investigated; and if the person will be assisted in locating their...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility
      1079. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the maximum social welfare benefit will issue to a person (details supplied); if disability benefit will be approved in...
    • Invalidity Pension Appeals
      1080. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision has been made on an invalidity pension arrears appeal by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if...
    • Departmental Investigations
      1081. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 653 of 17 September 2019, the reason data regarding decisions made on employment and...
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      1082. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by her Department or bodies under her aegis that...
    • Free Travel Scheme Eligibility
      1083. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a companion travel pass will be granted to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1084. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1085. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a disability allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Allowance Appeals
      1086. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for a disability allowance will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility
      1087. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person residing here permanently in receipt of a pension from abroad but not in receipt of an Irish State pension is...
    • Public Services Card
      1090. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she is satisfied that the tender process for the public services card adhered to public procurement guidelines insofar as...
    • Social Welfare Benefits Waiting Times
      1091. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting time for social welfare payments (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45115/19]
    • Illness Benefit Applications
      1092. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for illness benefit by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1093. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a half-rate carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1095. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a disability allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Carer's Allowance Applications
      1101. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied). [45252/19]
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1102. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a disability allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Disability Allowance Eligibility
      1103. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a medical review application will be expedited for a person (details supplied). [45272/19]
    • Data Protection
      1104. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the level of personal information sharing and-or exchange between her Department and the National Screening Service; and if...
    • Farm Assist Scheme Eligibility
      1105. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated first and full year cost of changing the farm assist means testing rules in order that irrespective of the...
    • Fuel Allowance Applications
      1106. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45295/19]
    • Disability Allowance Eligibility
      1107. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a full disability allowance payment will be reinstated for a person (details supplied). [45300/19]
    • Redundancy Payments
      1108. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the statutory redundancy claims made by the 111 employees of a company (details supplied) will be expedited in view of...
    • Disability Allowance Applications
      1109. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position in relation to an application for a disability allowance by a person (details supplied); if same will be...
    • Carer's Allowance Review
      1110. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of carer's allowance reviews carried out in each month from September 2018 to date; the results of the reviews;...
    • Carer's Allowance Eligibility
      1112. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason legitimate outgoings such as visits to the cinema, attractions visits, travel expenses, parking and meals for...
    • Invalidity Pension Appeals
      1113. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an invalidity pension or long-term illness benefit will issue to a person (details supplied). [45427/19]
    • State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
      1114. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application with supporting letters and work and family history for a State pension (contributory) by a person...
    • Local Employment Service
      1115. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position regarding a matter (details supplied) in respect of a review; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
  • Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
    • Irish Water Funding
      1116. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount transferred to Irish Water in funding from the Exchequer in the past five years to date; the projected amount to...
    • Energy Efficiency
      1117. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the funding allocation that will be given to local authorities in 2020 and 2021 for phase 2 of energy efficiency works; and...
    • Local Authority Members' Remuneration
      1119. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the qualifying criteria for serving Members of Dáil Éireann to receive termination payments from a local authority....
    • Water Quality
      1120. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the progress of compliance with the EU Water Framework Directive; the headings in which Ireland falls under the required...
    • Homeless Persons Data
      1122. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of persons that have entered homelessness since the implementation of Rebuilding Ireland; and if he will make a...
    • Housing Assistance Payment Data
      1123. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of preventative HAP payments granted based on notices of termination and on homelessness; and if he will make a...
    • Homeless Persons Supports
      1124. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the average length of stay in homeless hubs; the costs incurred in respect of hubs; his plans for the opening of further...
    • Local Authority Housing Eligibility
      1125. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a request by Westmeath County Council to move from band 3 to band 2 for social housing income limits will be considered...
    • Energy Efficiency
      1126. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when details of the social housing retrofit scheme targeted at the midlands region will be released to each local authority...
    • Housing Adaptation Grant
      1127. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will include the provision of a pathway around a home in the housing adaption works for persons with a disability...
    • Traveller Accommodation
      1128. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a caravan rental or rent-to-buy scheme that will provide residential standard mobile homes for Travellers will be...
    • Local Authority Housing Funding
      1129. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if funding has been provided for the construction of 69 units on Griffeen Avenue, Lucan, between Foxborough Lawn and Tor An...
    • Planning Issues
      1130. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the position regarding land that has been rezoned; the period of time within which building thereon must take place; the...
    • Illegal Dumping
      1131. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when legal advice was first sought in respect of the dumping at the old dock, Galway; when a decision will be made regarding...
    • Appointments to State Boards Data
      1133. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of vacancies that arose on the board of the National Oversight and Audit Commission since January 2018 to date in...
    • Local Authority Staff Data
      1134. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of full-time equivalent cycling officers employed by each local authority; and the seniority level of each officer...
    • Irish Water Data
      1135. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a full schedule of assets transferred from the State to Irish Water since Irish Water was established by assets type will...
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme Eligibility
      1136. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a person who has partaken in a shared ownership scheme through a local authority 20 years ago is eligible to apply for a...
    • Home Loan Scheme
      1137. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if consideration will be given to examining an issue regarding the way in which the maximum amount allowed to be borrowed...
    • Proposed Legislation
      1138. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of the general scheme of the building control (construction industry register Ireland) Bill; and when he plans to...
    • Local Authority Housing Funding
      1139. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if financial support for a housing facility (details supplied) in County Wicklow as ring-fenced by Wicklow County Council...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      1140. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of computers in his Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he...
    • Planning Issues
      1143. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the changing requirements under section 180 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 following the various legislative...
    • Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding
      1144. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the details of new grants forthcoming towards water wells and rural water supplies; and when a new grant for such supplies...
    • Proposed Legislation
      1145. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of the legislation mentioned in the legislative report for the summer session 2019, specifically the housing and...
    • Local Authority Housing Data
      1146. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of applicants on the local authority housing list in an area (details supplied) in each of the past five years by...
    • Housing Assistance Payment Data
      1147. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of persons in receipt of the housing assistance payment in an area (details supplied) in the past five years; the...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1148. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage...
    • Housing Estates
      1149. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn by local authorities to impediments under section 180 of the Planning and Development Act...
    • Social and Affordable Housing Data
      1151. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the net change in State-owned social housing units; if he will provide a breakdown based on new completed units, units...
    • Rental Sector
      1153. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the average length of a private rental tenancy here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44985/19]
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      1157. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by his Department or bodies under his aegis that...
    • Homelessness Strategy
      1158. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the timeline to reduce and end homelessness here greatly. [45147/19]
    • Social and Affordable Housing Provision
      1159. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to provide more social housing in County Meath. [45189/19]
    • Commercial Rates
      1161. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of plans to deal with the rising cost of business rates in rural Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Nitrates Usage
      1162. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will consider extending the slurry spreading deadline in counties Cavan and Monaghan as a special case due to flooding;...
    • Local Authority Funding
      1163. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the level of funding provided to each local authority in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form;...
    • Local Authority Housing Funding
      1164. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the level of funding provided to each local authority for the provision of housing in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to...
    • Local Authority Funding
      1166. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the level of funding provided to each county for fire services in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in...
    • Home Loan Scheme
      1168. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if applicants for the Rebuilding Ireland home loan who have been refused the authorised mortgage protection insurance can...
    • Building Control Management System
      1169. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on recent reports regarding defects and poor quality in some concrete products being supplied to the construction...
    • Local Authority Funding
      1170. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on the fact that across local authorities there is less money available for local services in view of the fact the...
    • Building Regulations
      1171. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans for the continuation of SI No. 365 of 2015, Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015, with respect to...
    • An Bord Pleanála
      1172. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the outcomes of the 17 October 2019 fact finding mission by An Bord Pleanála to London on the best use of land for the...
    • Housing Policy
      1173. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on co-living accommodation developments as a method of urban densification in view of his speech to a group...
    • Irish Water Expenditure
      1174. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount paid by Irish Water in respect of commercial rates in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a...
    • Homeless Persons Data
      1176. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of adults and children that exited homelessness in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by local...
    • Emergency Accommodation Data
      1177. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the average cost of emergency accommodation per night per household by local authority area in tabular form; and if he will...
    • Local Government Fund
      1178. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason the Local Government Fund has been cut by approximately €30 million; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Legal Services
      1179. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if an outside legal firm was employed in the drafting of the Water Services Act 2013; and if so, the name of same. [45333/19]
    • Building Regulations Compliance
      1180. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if assistance is available for persons resident in a housing estate (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make...
    • Rent Pressure Zones
      1181. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will consider amendments to the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 in order that the expiry date of all deemed...
    • Tenant Purchase Scheme Review
      1182. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when he will publish a report regarding the tenant purchase scheme within local authority housing; and if he will make a...
    • Emergency Accommodation Data
      1183. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount spent on a monthly basis on emergency accommodation in Dublin in each of the years 2011 to 2018; and if he will...
    • Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness
      1184. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of homes delivered to date through the strategic housing development scheme; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Local Authority Housing Data
      1185. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which he can authorise construction starts on various local authority housing sites nationally, with particular...
    • Emergency Accommodation Data
      1186. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of families including children in emergency housing accommodation by county; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Local Authority Housing Provision
      1188. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which he has ongoing discussions with the various local authorities with a view to early action to provide...
    • Local Authority Housing Funding
      1190. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the funding sought by each local authority for the purpose of providing local authority houses by county; and if he will make...
    • Vacant Properties
      1193. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the degree to which he can become directly involved in the upgrading, improving and reletting of local authority houses...
    • Local Authority Housing Provision
      1194. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on whether procurement policies present an obstacle to the provision of much-needed local authority housing...
    • Local Authority Housing Funding
      1196. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his Department received applications for capital funding pending from the various local authorities for house building or...
    • Water Quality
      1199. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the recent recommendations from the EPA to Irish Water on considering installing...
  • Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
    • Pesticide Use
      1201. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the volume of a product (details supplied) used over the past ten years in the Burren National Park; and if she will make a...
    • Commemorative Events
      1202. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her Department will co-ordinate a range of appropriate State commemorative events to mark the 1,500th anniversary of the birth...
    • Special Areas of Conservation
      1203. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to allow bogland to be used for golf courses; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44422/19]
    • Information and Communications Technology
      1204. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of computers in her Department that still use an operating system (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she will...
    • Departmental Staff Data
      1207. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of full and part-time staff employed in her Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate...
    • Heritage Council Funding
      1208. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding provided to the National Biodiversity Data Centre in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular...
    • Heritage Promotion
      1210. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will consider relaunching the heritage town programme or similar to promote rural towns and villages and in effort to...
    • Creative Ireland Programme
      1211. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the budget allocation for the Creative Ireland programme in each of the years 2017, 2018 and 2019; and the budget allocation for...
    • Public Procurement Contracts Data
      1212. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by her Department or bodies under her aegis that were...
    • Heritage Sites
      1213. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the date on which the Hill of Tara conservation management plan will be published; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      1214. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the expenditure for her Department, both current and capital, to date; the expected expenditure by year end; and if she will make...
    • EU Directives
      1215. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 37 of 19 September 2019, if there has been recent developments in respect of discussions...
    • Brexit Issues
      1216. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the outcome of the most recent discussions she has had with her counterpart in the UK Government and with Departments and...
    • Wildlife Protection
      1217. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the details of the activities of the National Parks and Wildlife Service in combatting wildlife crime; the successes in relation...
    • Arts Funding
      1218. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding that has been provided to arts and culture centres in counties Sligo and Leitrim; the capital investment that will be...
    • Hare Coursing Regulation
      1219. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason for lifting the total ban on hare net licences in view of her previous statements regarding the damage the RHD2...