Written answers

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      1. To ask the Taoiseach if a proposal will be brought to Cabinet for a national day of mourning including a paid public holiday in memory of the victims of Covid-19. [10607/20]
    • Northern Ireland
      3. To ask the Taoiseach if he has spoken with the First Minister in Northern Ireland recently regarding Covid-19 or other related issues and-or mutual issues which directly impact both...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      4. To ask the Taoiseach if guidance can be provided on the definition of a small wedding; and the numbers that will be permitted at ceremonies from phase 4 of the Roadmap for Reopening Society...
    • Cabinet Committees
      5. To ask the Taoiseach when Cabinet committee C (European Union including Brexit) last met. [10899/20]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      6. To ask the Taoiseach the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019. [11848/20]
  • Department of Defence
    • EU Meetings
      7. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if EU defence issues were discussed at the last EU Defence Ministers meeting last May; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11431/20]
    • Defence Forces Strength
      8. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the strength of the Permanent Defence Forces as of 31 May 2020; the breakdown of each rank across the three services; the gender breakdown of same...
    • Defence Forces Reserve
      9. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the strength of the Reserve Defence Forces as of 31 May 2020 with regard to all three services and all ranks; the gender breakdown of same; and if...
    • Defence Forces Personnel
      10. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the reason a person (details supplied) has not had a response to the application submitted 12 weeks ago to rejoin the Army; and if he will make a...
    • Air Corps
      11. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the approximate costs for the new large aircraft that is being considered by his Department; if a second-hand plane has been considered; if such...
    • Defence Forces Data
      12. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of full-time personnel employed across the Defence Forces for each of the years 2008 to 2019 and to date in 2020, by branch in tabular...
    • Naval Service
      14. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his plans for the purchase of a multirole vessel for the Naval Service in view of the contribution by the Naval Service vessels during the...
    • Air Corps
      15. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if funding has been secured in 2020 for the construction of a crash rescue building at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel; the estimated cost of the...
    • Defence Forces Recruitment
      17. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if he will report on the implementation of the Public Service Pay Commission recommendations on recruitment and retention in the Permanent...
    • Defence Forces Resources
      18. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the details of the upgraded and new Permanent Defence Forces accommodation projects provided by his Department in each of the years 2011 to 2019,...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      19. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11839/20]
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • International Relations
      20. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he communicated with the President of the United States of America to express the concern here at the treatment of black and minority...
    • Brexit Issues
      22. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has spoken with his other EU counterparts recently regarding Brexit. [10641/20]
    • International Relations
      23. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on calls from organisations such as an organisation (details supplied) for the suspension of the sentences of persons; and if he...
    • Passport Services
      25. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if there is an expected date available for the reopening of the passport office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10715/20]
    • Passport Applications
      26. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if a passport will be issued in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10798/20]
    • International Relations
      27. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on the situation in Hong Kong and plans by China to implement new security laws for Hong Kong; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Visa Applications
      30. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will address a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied). [11031/20]
    • Brexit Issues
      31. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans for Rosslare Europort post Brexit; if the plans will be published; if recruitment has taken place for inspection officers; if so,...
    • Brexit Negotiations
      32. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the position regarding Brexit talks; and if he will call on the UK Government to fulfil its legal commitments and obligations regarding...
    • Election Monitoring Missions
      33. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will make available the names of observers appointed to the most recent election observer roster; if the Data Protection Commission has...
    • International Relations
      34. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will address the arrest of two Iranian students and other Iranian dissidents and activists (details supplied); if he will condemn these...
    • Consular Services
      35. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the supports available to Irish citizens based in the Canary Islands impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Northern Ireland
      36. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the recent discussions he has had with members of the Northern Ireland Executive and with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland...
    • Diplomatic Representation
      38. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the amount spent on purchasing new properties for additional embassies and consulates over the past two years; and if he will make a...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      40. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11842/20]
  • Department of Finance
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      41. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will give consideration to reviewing wage subsidies for casual staff in view of the fact that longer operating hours are now required and that wage...
    • Property Tax
      43. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will review the need for registered holiday cottage owners to pay local property tax; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10794/20]
    • Tax Collection
      44. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on whether it was a fair process to tax the back pay of nurses (details supplied). [10976/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      45. To ask the Minister for Finance if it will be ensured that workers who have no access to childcare and cannot get back to work, that the temporary wage subsidy scheme will be mandatory for...
    • Vehicle Registration Tax
      46. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is a six-week delay for small car dealerships to get a vehicle registration test; and if he will make a...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      48. To ask the Minister for Finance the steps he is taking to assist event workers recoup public liability insurance which has been paid to private insurance companies for the purposes of working...
    • Tax Data
      55. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated full-year yield from standard rating all discretionary tax reliefs and expenditures that cost in excess of €5 million per year in revenue;...
    • Property Tax
      56. To ask the Minister for Finance when the local property tax will be sanctioned by the Revenue Commissioners to be taken from the bank accounts of persons; if the matter has been paused until...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      57. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a person (details supplied) whose company is using the temporary wage subsidy scheme has been taxed over...
    • Mortgage Lending
      59. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to cases in which persons are availing of the temporary wage subsidy scheme which is then having negative implications on their...
    • Home Building Finance Ireland
      60. To ask the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 63 of 27 May 2020, the number of the 70 local applications to HBFI that were rejected; the number still pending; the...
    • Commencement of Legislation
      61. To ask the Minister for Finance when he plans to commence all sections of the Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10573/20]
    • Mortgage Lending
      62. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to address the withdrawal of mortgage approval for those availing of the temporary wage subsidy scheme; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Tax Data
      64. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount collected in carbon tax to date in 2020. [10659/20]
    • Insurance Costs
      65. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on and if he will address matters relating to expensive insurance premiums (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10668/20]
    • Banking Sector
      66. To ask the Minister for Finance if he has made contact with a bank (details supplied) to discuss the temporary closure of more than 100 branches and the future of same; if he will write to...
    • Tax Code
      67. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to change the 180-day tax rule (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10685/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      68. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will implement a moratorium on SME debt and loans in order to help SMEs remain viable during the closures imposed due to the Covid-19 outbreak; and if he...
    • Help-To-Buy Scheme
      69. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will review the help-to-buy scheme and examine the need to include second-hand properties in need of repairs; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Vehicle Registration Tax
      72. To ask the Minister for Finance when the VRT offices will open again in order that dealers can register vehicles and complete vehicle sales; the way in which VRT registrations are being...
    • Probate Applications
      73. To ask the Minister for Finance the status of the documents required for a person (details supplied); if assistance will be offered to expedite the process; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      74. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on the difficulties faced by persons in receipt of social welfare payments and others who do not have access to debit or credit cards and who are...
    • Value Added Tax
      75. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will consider the points raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10930/20]
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
      76. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of persons taking up the bike to work scheme in each of the past five years; the cost of the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Nursing Home Fees
      78. To ask the Minister for Finance the status of processing the payment of nursing home charges for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10965/20]
    • Tax Reliefs
      79. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will consider matters raised in correspondence (details supplied) and a request to extend the section 481 regional film development uplift to 2021; and...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      81. To ask the Minister for Finance if the announcement by the Revenue Commissioners that there will be no VAT on PPE applies to dental practices; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Credit Unions
      82. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will consider an addition to fiscal policy regarding credit unions in a post-Covid-19 environment (details supplied). [11057/20]
    • Mortgage Lending
      84. To ask the Minister for Finance the protections in place for persons who have mortgage approval whose medium and long-term income projections remain the same and find they are now subject to...
    • Departmental Legal Costs
      86. To ask the Minister for Finance if a series of matters relating to €8.4 million paid to lawyers, barristers and consultants in respect of a tax case (details supplied) will be...
    • Mortgage Lending
      87. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will consider asking financial lending institutes to extend the AIP, approval in principle, beyond six months for persons with mortgage approval as they...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      88. To ask the Minister for Finance if further consideration will be given to the application for the temporary wage subsidy scheme by a business (details supplied); the reason the business has...
    • Value Added Tax
      89. To ask the Minister for Finance if the rate of VAT on services provided in yoga studios will be reduced similar to the reductions implemented for other hospitality services in view of the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      90. To ask the Minister for Finance if the names of businesses availing of the temporary wage subsidy scheme that are claiming for over 100 employees will be published; the value of the subsidy...
    • Property Tax
      93. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on social welfare recipients struggling to pay property tax in view of the fact they also pay housing estate management fees; and if he will make a...
    • Employment and Investment Incentive Scheme
      94. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to review the provision by which the employment and investment incentive scheme is only available to SMEs that are less than seven years old; and if...
    • Mortgage Lending
      95. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the number of cases that have had mortgage approval withdrawn as a result of being on the temporary wage subsidy scheme; if...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      96. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated cost of the extension of the Covid-19 emergency payment and the temporary wage subsidy scheme. [11235/20]
    • Mortgage Lending
      97. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that some financial institutions are refusing mortgage applications in cases in which applicants are on the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      98. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will review the rules governing the temporary wage subsidy scheme as they apply to a company (details supplied) in County Leitrim; and if he will make a...
    • Value Added Tax
      100. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will reintroduce a lower VAT rate for the foreseeable future for the tourism industry in order to stimulate the industry which has been hit severely by...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      101. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will consider a clawback mechanism for employers availing of the temporary wage subsidy scheme, which subsequently laid off substantial numbers of their...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      102. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to a survey by an organisation (details supplied) that states that 49% of companies surveyed stated their intention to...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      103. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the case of credit unions that do not qualify for the temporary wage subsidy scheme in view of the fact their turnover has...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      104. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11293/20]
    • Banking Sector
      105. To ask the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 83 of 3 June 2020, if the Central Bank will provide the human rights and equality issues assessment that was prepared as...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      106. To ask the Minister for Finance if he is considering further Revenue Commissioners extensions, for example, the September deadline for corporation tax returns and the mid-November deadline...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      109. To ask the Minister for Finance if the situation in respect of the temporary wage subsidy scheme as outlined in correspondence (details supplied) will be clarified; and if he will make a...
    • Tax Data
      110. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated revenue that would be raised from a reduction in the thresholds for capital acquisitions tax on inheritance and gifts to €280,000 for...
    • Banking Sector
      128. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will engage with a bank (details supplied) in respect of persons who availed of a three-month mortgage break who are now being charged fees of over...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      130. To ask the Minister for Finance if workers employed by organisations funded by Pobal can avail of the temporary wage subsidy scheme; if not, the reason for the decision; and if he will make...
    • Small and Medium Enterprises
      132. To ask the Minister for Finance if research has been undertaken on the level of indebtedness among small and medium-sized businesses at present; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Banking Sector
      133. To ask the Minister for Finance the interaction his Department has had with the banks to determine the level of agreements being reached with small and medium-sized enterprises; and if he...
    • Insurance Coverage
      134. To ask the Minister for Finance the actions he can take to assist a not-for-profit organisation (details supplied) to secure insurance for the project. [11522/20]
    • Insurance Fraud
      135. To ask the Minister for Finance the steps he is taking to address the insurance claim culture in society which is putting small businesses under extreme financial pressure. [11547/20]
    • Company Liquidations
      139. To ask the Minister for Finance when the next drawdown is expected to take place to pay outstanding claims from the liquidation of a company (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • National Debt
      140. To ask the Minister for Finance the amount of Irish debt held by the ECB under each quantitative easing scheme; the maturity of this debt; the interest paid both in money terms and in...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      141. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that some banks are charging interest on so-called Covid-19 mortgage breaks and that in some cases this will run...
    • Office of Public Works
      145. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount of funding spent to date by the Office of Public Works on acquiring and servicing lands in Caltragh, Sligo town, to...
    • Lease Agreements
      146. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if an indenture of lease can be provided in respect of a property (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      147. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the expected net voted, gross voted and non-voted expenditure by Department for each month of 2020, in tabular form based on the revised...
    • Office of Public Works
      148. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the property name, location, Departments and organisations that are the tenants in which a discretionary rent reduction has been sought...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      149. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a strategy is being prepared to facilitate civil servants who may wish to physically return to offices nationwide in view of the...
    • Flood Relief Schemes
      150. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of the Enniscorthy flood relief scheme; when he will be signing off on the project; when it will be proceeding; and if a...
    • Departmental Staff
      151. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the gender breakdown across each Department at each grade in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11172/20]
    • Civil Service
      152. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the policy on gender equality in the Civil Service first published in 2001 has been reviewed; if a fundamental review to assess its...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      154. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if further funding has been sought for 2020 by An Garda Síochána due to the Covid-19 pandemic; if so, when a decision will be...
    • Inland Waterways
      155. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the agency, authority or public body responsible for the maintenance of each river and lake in County Mayo in tabular form. [11365/20]
    • Office of Public Works
      156. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the State-owned land, sites and buildings in the ownership of the Commissioners of Public Works and his Department, outside of...
    • Flood Prevention Measures
      157. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if emergency funding will be provided for works at Carrahane, Ardfert, County Kerry. [11624/20]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      159. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11846/20]
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • SOLAS Training and Education Programmes
      160. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when Safe Pass training courses provided through SOLAS are due to restart (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Student Support Schemes
      161. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will review the need to support young persons with mental health issues who no longer receive assistance from secondary school student...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      162. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if special needs assistant positions will be protected in ASD pre-schools in which the Covid-19 crisis has led to reduced numbers of children...
    • School Staff
      163. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a person employed by a local secondary school whose contract is with the board of management of the school and who is nearly of pensionable...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      164. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans for a return to school in September 2020; and if such a strategy will be published to allow school boards of management, principals and...
    • Schools Building Projects
      167. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the location of a planned new school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10531/20]
    • Third Level Staff
      168. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a body which receives funding from his Department will review a decision relating to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      169. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will give consideration to opening schools for the children of front-line workers who are struggling with work and home schooling; and if...
    • Home School Community Liaison Scheme
      170. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the consideration that has been given to expanding the entitlement of a home school liaison officer to schools which are disadvantaged but have...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      171. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the arrangements and additional funding planned for schools to enable extra services for children adversely effected by the Covid-19 restrictions...
    • Special Educational Needs
      172. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the required funding provision will be provided for families who are ready to start their July provision and have the required tutors and so...
    • Education Policy
      173. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on matters raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10566/20]
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      174. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a full-time SNA will be provided for a person (details supplied) in view of their needs and entitlement to same; if not, the reason; and if he...
    • Schools Building Projects
      175. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position on an extension at a school (details supplied); the reason for the delay in permitting the school to proceed to tender; if the...
    • School Transport
      176. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if school transport will be provided for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10582/20]
    • School Staff
      177. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will review the entitlement of a person (details supplied) to a supplementary panel place; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      178. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if an application by a school (details supplied) for a SNA will be considered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10575/20]
    • School Transport
      179. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when a person (details supplied) will be reimbursed for their school travel allowance for the 2018-19 academic year; and if he will make a...
    • Teacher Training
      180. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he has received communications from an organisation (details supplied) in relation to the maintenance of experienced directors for education...
    • School Transport
      181. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the imminent and significant challenges facing the school transport scheme and its administration in 2020; his plans for...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      182. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the difficulties facing newly qualified teachers in the probational period prior to Covid-19 who have been...
    • State Examinations
      183. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether teachers no longer employed in a school cannot be expected to assist with predicted grades in that school (details...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      184. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will consider increasing the number of special needs assistants for schools in view of the expected increases in mental health and...
    • Summer Works Scheme
      185. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will review the decision to refuse a school (details supplied) under the summer works scheme. [10625/20]
    • Special Educational Needs
      186. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 178 of 27 May 2020, the status of the July provision for 2020; if clarity will be provided on same; if...
    • School Staff
      187. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding a school (details supplied) losing a teacher in September 2020; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • School Equipment
      188. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the two mechanisms for aggregate purchase orders for laptops for schools under centralised bulk provisioning processes under way in his...
    • Special Educational Needs
      189. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the scheme being developed to replace the July provision in 2020; if it will commence in July; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Third Level Education
      190. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated loss in funding for higher education institutions, research funding through institutions and loss in income from student...
    • English Language Training Organisations
      191. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the method by which teachers and students are being consulted on plans to reopen English language schools; his views on whether they should be...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      192. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the current health advice received by his Department on the need to provide two metres of social distancing in school settings; and if he will...
    • School Accommodation
      194. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if court actions reported on recently which relate to schools constructed by a company (details supplied) which have already been identified...
    • Schools Building Projects
      195. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of remediation works at schools built by a company (details supplied); if remediation works had been scheduled over the summer months;...
    • School Staff
      196. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on reductions in teacher numbers in certain schools in the context of the plan to reopen schools currently under development; and if he...
    • Emergency Works Scheme
      197. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if an application by a school (details supplied) for emergency works funding to build additional hygiene facilities for children at the school in...
    • School Staff
      198. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a school (details supplied) will be permitted to retain its current teaching complement in view of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis; and if...
    • Special Educational Needs
      199. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the provisions being made for early intervention support in the home for children with additional needs who will be missing out on essential...
    • School Staff
      200. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a special provision will be made in view of planned teacher cuts to ensure that small rural schools will retain a minimum of two teachers not...
    • Special Educational Needs
      202. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the July provision programme and its recipients, including children that attend mainstream schools with SNA and resource...
    • School Transport
      203. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if post-primary school bus capacity on a route (details supplied) will be increased to meet the demand; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      204. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will respond to a query from a person (details supplied) regarding special needs assistants; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Teaching Council of Ireland
      205. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a Teaching Council number for a person (details supplied). [10720/20]
    • Special Educational Needs
      206. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will intervene in a process as part of the provisions under section 37A of the Education Act 1998, to ensure schools in the Dublin 2, 4, 6...
    • School Transport
      208. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding school transport; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10728/20]
    • Third Level Admissions
      209. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will review the impact of leaving certificate changes on CAO applicants for the 2020-2021 college year that completed the leaving...
    • School Staff
      210. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will suspend for one year only the loss of a teacher in small rural schools due to the marginal reduction in pupil numbers in view of the...
    • Schools Building Projects
      211. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress made in relation to an application for a new purpose fit building by a school (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to...
    • School Staff
      212. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the case of a school (details supplied) which is set to lose a teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year; if the...
    • English Language Training Organisations
      213. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding teachers in private English language schools; the position regarding teacher-led representation as part of the Covid-19...
    • Special Educational Needs
      214. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if there is further information available on the home-based July education programme. [10768/20]
    • Summer Works Scheme
      216. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an appeal by a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10779/20]
    • State Examinations
      217. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the specific arrangements in place for students under the predictive marking scheme for the leaving certificate in circumstances in which the...
    • Student Grant Scheme
      218. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the SUSI review for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10793/20]
    • Springboard Programme
      219. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when an announcement will be made in relation to springboard funding for 2020-2021; when colleges such as Athlone Institute of Technology will be...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      220. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if teachers in primary schools will be encouraged to teach live online or by the use of recorded lessons while schools are closed due to the...
    • English Language Training Organisations
      221. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a matter raised in correspondence will receive a response (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10818/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      222. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to introduce a standardised online learning platform and supports for families that are home schooling their children in the event that...
    • Student Grant Scheme
      223. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding SUSI grants (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10854/20]
    • Schools Building Projects
      224. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when approval will issue to the board of management of a school (details supplied) in County Sligo to proceed with its school building project,...
    • Special Educational Needs
      225. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the extent of the summer programme; if it will cover facilities that cater for the needs of children with intellectual disabilities; and if he...
    • Health Promotion
      226. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the level of funding provided over the past five years for healthy food initiatives; the budget and participation rates for these programmes in...
    • State Examinations
      228. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a definitive date has been set for students who are unhappy with the grades they receive through the predictive grading system to sit the...
    • Schools Building Projects
      229. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the budget for the extension at a school (details supplied) under the national development plan is protected; and if the project will be at...
    • English Language Training Organisations
      230. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he has published guidelines for the reopening of English language schools following the phased reopening of society; if so, if the guidelines...
    • Schools Site Acquisitions
      231. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the action he is taking to secure the purchase of a site for a school (details supplied); the assistance being provided to the school to meet the...
    • Special Educational Needs
      232. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans for rolling out a summer education programme for children with additional needs; the capacity levels; when the details will be...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      233. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the reopening of schools will be staggered to ensure the safety of children and staff; the timeline for same; and if he will make a statement...
    • Special Educational Needs
      234. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if preschool children with special educational needs will be included in the revised proposal for the July provision; if children with Down...
    • Home School Community Liaison Scheme
      235. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his Department is working with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to find a solution for a school (details supplied); and if he will...
    • Special Educational Needs
      236. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide autism spectrum disorder, ASD, units to secondary schools and feeder schools in north-west Dublin. [11044/20]
    • Schools Building Projects
      237. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a school building project at a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11046/20]
    • Third Level Institutions
      238. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the substantial loss in revenue that universities face as a result of the reduction in numbers of...
    • Special Educational Needs
      240. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a child (details supplied) cannot avail of the July provision scheme due to the fact the child...
    • State Examinations
      242. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the assessment criteria that will be used for leaving certificate students who do not attend classes but who intended to sit examinations, such...
    • Schools Building Projects
      243. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of progress on the extension of a school (details supplied); if the school will be ready for the beginning of the academic school year...
    • Schools Site Acquisitions
      251. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of a new secondary school for the Swords area of County Dublin as announced in November 2015; if locations have been...
    • Schools Building Projects
      256. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the works to provide a new school building for a school (details supplied) along with the associated refurbishment works will be expedited;...
    • Special Educational Needs
      258. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the primary schools in Kinsealy, Malahide and Portmarnock, County Dublin that have ASD units; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Schools Building Projects
      261. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 271 of 13 May 2020, if his Department has reviewed further information sent to it by a school (details...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      262. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if guidance will be issued to schools regarding measures to be taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in school buildings; and if he will make a...
    • Schools Refurbishment
      263. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when prefabricated buildings that have been decommissioned on health and safety grounds will be removed from a school (details supplied); and if...
    • Erasmus+ Programme
      264. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will request and urge UCD to revoke the cancellation of all outgoing Erasmus arrangements for 2020 in circumstances in which the receiving...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      265. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure that provision will be made for children with underlying health issues such as asthma (details supplied) when schools reopen...
    • School Transport
      267. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding Bus Éireann contractors (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11215/20]
    • Schools Refurbishment
      268. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will review the application for a repair of the school roof under the summer works scheme by a school (details supplied); and the other...
    • School Transport
      270. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his Department has an input into whether drivers over 70 years of age can operate Bus Éireann school contracts on routes which are...
    • Apprenticeship Programmes
      271. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the arrangements being made for final year apprentices to enable them to complete their 12 weeks college training as soon as possible to ensure...
    • Foirne Scoile
      272. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills an mbeidh cead ag scoil (sonraí tugtha) an ceathrú múinteoir a choinneáil sa scoil más rud é go mbeidh idir 76...
    • Student Grant Scheme
      274. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address the case of a person (details supplied) regarding financial support for higher education; and if there are additional...
    • Special Educational Needs
      275. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to offer special education classes to children from Ashbourne, County Meath that cannot avail of them despite there being six primary...
    • Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme
      277. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will liaise with the Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board, LWETB, and restore the VTOS programme for Longford town as part...
    • Special Educational Needs
      278. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the arrangements that can be made in respect of July provision for those students with special needs attending a school (details supplied) which...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      281. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if supports will be made available for students in view of the fact students are not eligible for jobseeker’s allowance and there are no...
    • Teacher Training
      282. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if student teachers will be accommodated on teaching practice in schools for the 2020 to 2021 school year. [11390/20]
    • Special Educational Needs Staff
      283. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the delay by the National Council for Special Education regarding the SNA allocation review; and when a date for the review will...
    • Student Grant Scheme
      284. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the SUSI requirement will be reduced for students who have applied for asylum, subsidiary protection or leave to remain here from three years...
    • English Language Training Organisations
      285. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to serious concerns relating to the quality of online classes being delivered by many English language schools as...
    • Foirne Scoile
      286. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills an gcinnteoidh sé nach gcaillfidh scoil (sonraí tugtha) an ceathrú múinteoir i Meán Fómhair 2020, ag féachaint...
    • Schools Building Projects
      287. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the timeline for completion of a new extension for a school (details supplied). [11450/20]
    • Health and Safety Inspections
      288. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the situation at a school (details supplied); his views on whether the board of management of the school has a...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      289. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding flexibility in application of regulation (details supplied) in the context of the practical difficulties and challenges...
    • Special Educational Needs
      292. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if children with special educational needs attending rural mainstream schools are included in the July provision. [11536/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      295. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the way in which it is planned to vindicate the right to education of children here in view of the public health guidelines in place; if...
    • Residential Institutions Redress Scheme
      296. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a commitment will be given in the interest of victims, the public and history, to ensure that there is no seal of 75 or other number of years...
    • Schools Building Projects
      297. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application under the schools buildings programme by a school (details supplied); the next stage in the process for this...
    • Special Educational Needs
      298. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure that participation on the 2020 programme arising from the July provision will not be restricted to children attending special...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      299. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when details will be published in relation to the reopening of primary and second level schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Special Educational Needs
      300. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if additional resources will be provided in 2020 to support children with special needs at primary and second level education; and if he will...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      301. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if students and teachers will be required to wear personal protective equipment due to Covid-19 once primary and secondary schools are reopened;...
    • Special Educational Needs
      302. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans for the July provision for 2020; his views on the fact that it is an essential need in view of the Covid-19 challenge; and if he will...
    • Teacher Training
      303. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the entry requirements for professional masters in primary education are increasing in 2021; the rationale for this decision; the options for...
    • School Staff
      304. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if it is the school that is deemed the employer of a teacher as opposed to his Department; if his Department is deemed the paymaster as opposed...
    • Schools Building Projects
      305. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of progress of the new campus for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11634/20]
    • Departmental Expenditure
      308. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11840/20]
  • Department of Justice and Equality
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      309. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the phase in the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business that house viewing for prospective home buyers fits into (details...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      310. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the cost of securing the residence of the ambassador of the United States of America in the Phoenix Park; and the contribution...
    • Direct Provision System
      311. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the issues raised in correspondence by a group (details supplied) regarding health and...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      312. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if post mortems have been suspended during the Covid-19 crisis; if so, the date on which post mortems ceased; when they will...
    • Student Visas
      313. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if visas will be extended for Turkish nationals who came here to learn English but have since had their course postponed. [11234/20]
    • Direct Provision System
      314. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will urgently implement new standards for direct provision centres and carry out independent inspections of these...
    • Domestic Violence Policy
      315. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his views on whether the urgency for a nationally-coordinated domestic sexual and gender-based violence infrastructure that is...
    • Anti-Racism Measures
      316. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the annual percentage of primary and secondary schools that have completed the yellow flag programme in each of the years 2009...
    • Direct Provision System
      317. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will intervene in the escalating situation in a direct provision centre (details supplied) in view of the fact that the...
    • Garda Deployment
      319. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each station in counties Louth, Meath and Waterford, respectively; and if he will make a statement...
    • Direct Provision System
      320. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if changes (details supplied) will be implemented to the delivery of direct provision services to ensure that residents are...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      321. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the documentation supplied by a person (details supplied) in the application for a certificate of naturalisation is in...
    • Direct Provision System
      322. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if a direct provision centre (details supplied) will be investigated; and if residents will be moved to a safe environment with...
    • Garda Stations
      325. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the date on which his attention was drawn to the decision by the Garda Commissioner not to proceed with plans to build a new...
    • Private Security Authority
      330. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will extend the licence of electronic alarm installers which are issued by the Private Security Authority in cases in...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      331. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if extensions will be given in respect of public dancing licences due to the Covid-19 crisis particularly due to the crisis...
    • Road Traffic Offences
      332. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons arrested and-or charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and-or drugs in each of the past six...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      333. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when naturalisation status will be made available in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement...
    • Direct Provision System
      334. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will investigate complaints made by the residents of a direct provision centre (details supplied) relating to students...
    • Garda Vetting
      335. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of Garda vetting for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10804/20]
    • Closed-Circuit Television Systems
      336. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications submitted from counties Cavan and Monaghan for funding under the CCTV community scheme; the date of...
    • Garda Transport Provision
      337. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of new vehicles purchased by An Garda Síochána in 2019 and to date in 2020; the number of vehicles that...
    • Maternity Leave
      339. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will address the request by women to have maternity leave legislation extended for the duration of the Covid-19...
    • Visa Applications
      340. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of a South African citizen visiting Ireland to meet the person's spouse and family and that having applied for a 90...
    • National Advocacy Service
      341. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to refer Magdalen survivors living at a location (details supplied) to the National Advocacy Service for People with...
    • Garda Recruitment
      343. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to increase the ethnic diversity of An Garda Síochána, specifically the policy of recruitment of persons...
    • Court Procedures
      344. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if full video link facilities and the capacity to take CCTV evidence is available in full in both courtrooms in the Drogheda...
    • Garda Deployment
      345. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the stations newly attested gardaí were assigned to in 2019 and to date in 2020, in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Direct Provision System
      347. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the reason deaths in direct provision centres stopped being notified in 2017; if his Department is notified of such deaths; if...
    • Prison Visiting Regulations
      348. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when it is expected that visits to prisoners will commence across the prison system; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Legal Aid Service
      349. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the health and safety concerns expressed by the managing solicitor and staff at a law centre...
    • Court Procedures
      350. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will consider changes to the restrictions relating to court affidavits (details supplied) in view of the fact that the...
    • National Advocacy Service
      351. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will refer a group (details supplied) to the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities; and if he will make...
    • Direct Provision System
      352. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the breakdown of the 7,700 persons in direct provision by nationality, gender, age and length of calendar year each resident...
    • Domestic Violence
      357. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of cases of domestic violence that have been reported to An Garda Síochána each month in 2019 and to date...
    • Direct Provision System
      359. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons in the direct provision system who are waiting to have a first hearing, waiting on an appeal and on a...
    • Immigration Policy
      363. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he or his officials have engaged with the Dublin Airport Authority and-or the Health and Safety Authority in respect of an...
    • Direct Provision System
      364. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the outcome of contacts by his Department with asylum seekers living in direct provision centres regarding the opportunities...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      369. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if additional specific details will be provided on the status of an application for naturalisation by a person (details...
    • Court Sittings
      370. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the arrangements being made to allow persons over 70 years of age or with underlying health conditions to attend family court...
    • Crime Data
      371. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of recorded incidents of racially motivated crime in each of the past five years; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Court Procedures
      372. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the consideration given to amending the process for affirming oaths while Covid-19 restrictions are in place to allow this be...
    • Direct Provision System
      373. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when the Reception and Integration Agency last inspected a direct provision centre (details supplied); if residents were...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      374. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the Covid-19 crisis has delayed the process of making determinations on naturalisation applications; if so, the extent of...
    • Road Traffic Offences
      376. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress made regarding the issue of the prevalence of the illegal use of scramblers and quad bikes; and if his Department...
    • Anti-Racism Measures
      377. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of his Department’s anti-racism committee; the dates the committee met over the past 12 months; the persons...
    • Direct Provision System
      379. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if he will end direct provision; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11291/20]
    • National LGBTI+ Strategy
      380. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the person or body that has been appointed to the national LGBTI+ inclusion strategy monitoring and implementation committee;...
    • Direct Provision System
      383. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the number of deaths in direct provision in the zero to five years age category is tracked; if this information is published...
    • Asylum Applications
      384. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the average time it takes for an asylum seeker to receive a definitive final response on the application; the governance in...
    • Northern Ireland
      386. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 350 of 11 November 2019, if there has been further progress in achieving a full and...
    • Asylum Seekers
      391. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 24 of 20 November 2019, the number of applications received, granted and refused,...
    • Garda Data
      392. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated extra cost in 2021 of increasing the number of sworn gardaí to 15,000 by the end of 2021; the estimated cost...
    • Domestic Violence
      393. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of incidents of domestic violence brought to the attention of An Garda Síochána in County Kildare in each...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      394. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the degree to which persons awaiting process of their application for residency and naturalisation status have had their status...
    • Garda Strength
      395. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the strength of An Garda Síochána as recorded on 1 March in each of the past five years to date; and if he will make...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      396. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the determination for eligibility for naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      397. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the renewal of immigration permissions and future naturalisation applications for persons will not be affected by their...
    • Direct Provision System
      398. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the direct provision centres here; the location, address and number of residents in each location by age and gender; the number...
    • Domestic Violence Policy
      399. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress of the key commitments in the Istanbul Convention ratified in July 2019; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      401. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
    • Health and Safety Inspections
      402. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of farm safety inspectors employed; the level of farm safety inspections in the past three months versus the same period in...
    • Health and Safety Authority
      403. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of HSA inspectors recruited to date in 2020; the number expected to be recruited in 2020; the number of inspectors at...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      404. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she has concerns regarding the uptake by businesses of recently announced schemes. [10639/20]
    • Employment Rights
      406. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the position in terms of employee rights in the case of a construction worker (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      407. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the systems in place to ensure supermarkets and other retail spaces are adhering to Covid-19 guidelines. [11541/20]
    • Foreign Direct Investment
      408. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the most recent foreign direct investment jobs by county for the year ending December 2019; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      409. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if business support policies will be reviewed to provide greater help to microbusinesses that contribute to the national economy on a...
    • Enterprise Ireland
      411. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if applicants will be accepted to the GradStart programme by a business (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      412. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation further to Parliamentary Question No. 420 of 27 May 2020, the way in which mobile businesses and tradespersons have been better placed...
    • Print Media
      416. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the supports her Department is working on to assist the provincial newspaper sector; and if her attention has been drawn to the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      417. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she will amend the restart grant to allow golf and sport clubs that operate on a commercial basis and pay commercial rates to avail...
    • Tourism Policy
      419. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans with regard to the tourism sector (details supplied). [10789/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      420. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the supports available and the steps a business owner (details supplied) can take in respect of a matter; and if she will make a...
    • Small and Medium Enterprises
      423. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the supports available to new businesses starting out; if there are specific supports for those setting up in rural towns; and if she...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      424. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she will address matters raised in correspondence (details supplied) relating to SME supports; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      425. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her attention has been drawn to cases of yoga studios that are currently categorised similarly to gyms in the final phase of the...
    • Job Losses
      426. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the contact she is having with companies that have employed both outside and inside Ireland in circumstances in which there are major...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      427. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department has access to an up-to-date register of workplace health and safety representatives in those businesses which have...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      428. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number and value of Covid-19 related grants paid out for each county up to 8 June 2020, in tabular form. [11079/20]
    • Health and Safety Authority
      430. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if the Health and Safety Authority has inspected and reported on an incident (details supplied) that occurred in a Dublin Airport...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      431. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to support seasonal food businesses that need support to start takeaway services; her plans to support seasonal businesses...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      435. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the status of her plans to develop guidance on remote working particularly relating to the health and safety obligations of employers;...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      436. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the reason State guaranteed loans for working capital during the Covid-19 pandemic are being charged at over 4% interest when funding...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      437. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to follow other EU member states that are refusing to grant public aid to businesses registered in tax havens and are making...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      438. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to reinstate the continuity vouchers scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11279/20]
    • Health and Safety Inspections
      442. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of Health and Safety Authority inspections that have been carried out at meat processing plants in each month of 2020, in...
    • Company Closures
      446. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she has examined reasons for the proposed closure of a business (details supplied) in County Monaghan; if her Department can assist...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      447. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of businesses that have drawn down funds under schemes (details supplied); the steps she has taken to ensure companies here...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      451. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans for cinema opening; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11352/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      452. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation when funds will be released for successful restart grant applicants; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11357/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      456. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation her plans for reopening open air markets such as those held in Fairyhouse, Ratoath, County Dublin, and Liberty Market, Dublin 8; and...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      457. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if she will amend the restart grant to include a cohort of businesses and groups that are currently excluded, for example, bed and...
    • Work Permits
      462. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of employment permits issued to boners of meat from August 2015 to April 2020, in tabular form. [11544/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      463. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if a scheme is being proposed to deal with the withdrawal of credit insurance for businesses similar to that announced in Germany and...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      464. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the amount her Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11835/20]
  • Department of Health
    • Disability Support Services
      465. To ask the Minister for Health the supports planned for children with disabilities and their families that are suffering during the Covid-19 lockdown and require support; and if he will make...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      466. To ask the Minister for Health if exemptions will be given from the new requirement to self-isolate for a 14-day period to parents who travel by plane frequently from the UK to Ireland to...
    • Disability Support Services
      467. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the redeployment of special needs assistants, SNAs (details supplied); if redeployment is going ahead; if so, the areas to which persons will be...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      468. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to cases of businesses that operate an appointment only, physical training facility; if his attention has been further drawn to...
    • Ministerial Meetings
      470. To ask the Minister for Health the discussions there have been with the Minister for Health in Northern Ireland on the development of tracing apps that would be compatible on all of the...
    • Health Services Staff
      471. To ask the Minister for Health the number of personnel recruited in February, March, April and May 2020, respectively, to the HSE due to the Covid-19 pandemic who were working in nursing...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      472. To ask the Minister for Health the number of recorded deaths from Covid-19 and recorded cases of infection of retired religious personnel who were or are living in religious communities or...
    • Dental Services
      473. To ask the Minister for Health the assistance which will be given to dentists to aid them with the extra costs of providing PPE and other costs associated with reopening after Covid-19; and...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      474. To ask the Minister for Health the discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues on the effect the Covid-19 pandemic is having on public services; the arrangements being made to...
    • Covid-19 Tests
      475. To ask the Minister for Health the waiting time for results of Covid-19 testing for care home staff. [10484/20]
    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
      476. To ask the Minister for Health the staffing level in the CAMHS service in Corduff primary care centre; and the positions left unfilled. [10487/20]
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      477. To ask the Minister for Health the reason Our Lady’s Hospital, Cashel, County Tipperary has been deemed suitable for the resumption of inpatient accommodation in view of being...
    • HSE Staff
      478. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 619 of 13 May 2020, the steps being taken to replace agency staff with directly employed HSE staff in cases in which...
    • Wards of Court
      479. To ask the Minister for Health the number of wards of court who had their home care package withdrawn and were transferred to nursing homes due the Covid-19 pandemic; the number who have...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      480. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) in County Donegal has been referred from Letterkenny University Hospital to Galway University Hospital for heart surgery; and if...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      481. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients who were transferred from hospitals to nursing homes in north County Kildare as a result of Covid-19; the number who were tested for...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      482. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will have an operation carried out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10541/20]
    • General Practitioner Services
      483. To ask the Minister for Health the timeline for the reopening of SouthDoc on the north side of Cork city. [10546/20]
    • Medical Aids and Appliances
      484. To ask the Minister for Health if funding or grants are available to help persons who need a permanent oxygen machine with the electricity costs of running oxygen machines required as part...
    • Community Intervention Teams
      485. To ask the Minister for Health the services available to patients seeking to be discharged from Wexford General Hospital with home antibiotics under the community intervention team; and if...
    • Health Services Provision
      486. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied). [10562/20]
    • Disabilities Assessments
      487. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive an early years intervention assessment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10568/20]
    • Substance Abuse Prevention Education
      488. To ask the Minister for Health if he will create an awareness programme on the dangers of using nitrous oxide as an inhalant; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10571/20]
    • Departmental Correspondence
      489. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address matters raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10578/20]
    • Disability Services Provision
      490. To ask the Minister for Health when services will be resumed at the Central Remedial Clinic, University Hospital Waterford, in view of the fact that services continued during Covid-19 at the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      491. To ask the Minister for Health the number of Covid-19 patients who have been treated in private hospitals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10600/20]
    • Hospital Services
      492. To ask the Minister for Health when surgical operations will resume in Tallaght University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10603/20]
    • A Vision for Change
      494. To ask the Minister for Health if the updated document A Vision for Change will be published; the reason it has been delayed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10623/20]
    • Nursing Education
      495. To ask the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to altering the qualifying criteria for entry to nursing and midwifery courses for applications made via the Public Appointments...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      496. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address the concerns of residents in respect of travel restrictions and social distancing measures in a number of short-term lettings (details...
    • Legislative Measures
      498. To ask the Minister for Health the reason legislation (details supplied) was not extended due to Covid-19; if clarity will be provided on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Air Pollution
      499. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated number of persons who died due to air pollution in 2019; the identified causes of this pollution; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      500. To ask the Minister for Health further to a response received from the HSE (details supplied), the exact nature of works being carried out at Our Lady’s Hospital, Cashel, County...
    • Health Services
      502. To ask the Minister for Health the reason for the continued placement of a person (details supplied) discharged after eight months from James Connolly Memorial Hospital to St....
    • Health Services Staff
      503. To ask the Minister for Health the locations all staff from St. Brigid's Hospital, Carrick-on-Suir, have been redeployed to, resulting in the closure of the hospital; the number of staff...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      505. To ask the Minister for Health if the high Covid-19 figures in counties Cavan and Monaghan are being investigated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10700/20]
    • Covid-19 Tests
      507. To ask the Minister for Health the number of days per week testing is being carried out for Covid-19 at locations (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10702/20]
    • Occupational Therapy
      508. To ask the Minister for Health when county and city council occupational therapists will be allowed back to work in order that assessment of patient needs can be addressed relating to...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      509. To ask the Minister for Health if clarity will be provided on matters (details supplied) regarding gyms operating under phase 2 of the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. [10730/20]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      510. To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive an urgent medical appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10731/20]
    • Departmental Reports
      511. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding a report (details supplied); the number of report recommendations that have been implemented; the number that remain unimplemented; if a...
    • Autism Incidence
      512. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children and adults with a diagnosis of autism; the age categories and geographical location of such persons; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Home Care Packages
      513. To ask the Minister for Health the arrangements in place for replacement home care support for a person (details supplied), when the home care provider is on holidays or sick leave; if there...
    • Health Services Provision
      514. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address concerns regarding the future of a unit (details supplied); if reports that it will close or wind down are correct; and if he will make a...
    • Disability Services Provision
      516. To ask the Minister for Health if a special needs unit can re-open as part of the Covid-19 easing of restrictions in line with other health services (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      517. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the establishment of voluntary tracing apps arising from Covid-19; the proposals relating to the working of such apps at EU level; and if he will...
    • Obesity Strategy
      523. To ask the Minister for Health the work undertaken to review evidence for fiscal measures on products that are high in fat, sugar and salt to reduce their consumption as per Action 1.10 of A...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      524. To ask the Minister for Health if his Department or the HSE has put in place support services or access to counselling for those bereaved by Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Home Care Packages
      525. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons on a waiting list for home care packages; the number of persons experiencing delayed discharge from hospital due to a delay accessing...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      527. To ask the Minister for Health the date for the re-opening of cervical and breast screening cancer services in view of the fact that other non-essential services and businesses are now able...
    • Health Services Provision
      528. To ask the Minister for Health if he will consider permitting local public health nurses to take bloods and administer the 'flu jab in the homes of elderly persons and especially those...
    • General Medical Services Scheme
      530. To ask the Minister for Health if certain products (details supplied) are covered under the general medical card scheme for persons in each county; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Medicinal Products
      531. To ask the Minister for Health the reason persons with multiple sclerosis wait a longer period of time for access to new drugs than their counterparts across the EU; the action he is taking...
    • Disability Services Data
      532. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities in receipt of home support hours in each LHO area at the end of May 2020 or the latest date available; the number on...
    • Disabilities Assessments
      536. To ask the Minister for Health the number of children at the end of May 2020, or the latest date available, who were awaiting a first assessment from the HSE under the Disability Act 2005 by...
    • Physiotherapy Services
      537. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons on the physiotherapy waiting list in each local health area at the end of May 2020 or the latest date available; the number waiting less...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      566. To ask the Minister for Health when the cervical cancer screening programme will recommence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10919/20]
    • Defibrillators Provision
      567. To ask the Minister for Health the procedures and criteria in place in respect of supplying automated external defibrillators for families of children with inherited heart conditions; if...
    • Departmental Strategies
      569. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the implementation of the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest strategy for Ireland, Putting Survival at the Heart of the Community; the funding...
    • Hospital Services
      570. To ask the Minister for Health the status to date of setting up an in-hospital cardiac arrest register; the funding required to set up this register; the funding that has been made available...
    • Health Services Staff
      571. To ask the Minister for Health the number of community dieticians operating within the HSE; the number of those that operate on a part-time and full-time basis, respectively; the breakdown...
    • Health Services
      572. To ask the Minister for Health the costs associated with providing free check-ups for hypertension; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10939/20]
    • Tobacco Control Measures
      574. To ask the Minister for Health the funding spent on tobacco cessation measures in each of the past ten years in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10941/20]
    • Stroke Care
      575. To ask the Minister for Health the costs associated with expansion of stroke thrombectomy procedures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10944/20]
    • Neuro-Rehabilitation Services
      578. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the implementation of the National Neurorehabilitation Strategy to develop neurorehabilitation services from acute, post-acute and community...
    • Stroke Care
      579. To ask the Minister for Health the number of stroke patients that are admitted to a stroke unit; the number of stroke patients that receive treatment in a stroke unit; and if he will make a...
    • Health Services
      580. To ask the Minister for Health if his Department has carried out an evaluation of the potential to introduce a scheme similar to the UK scheme Healthy Start here; if such a scheme could be...
    • Stroke Care
      583. To ask the Minister for Health the capital projects in the National Stroke Programme that have been approved but which have not progressed due to lack of capital funding; the costings for...
    • Hospital Facilities
      585. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost of establishing a heart failure unit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10954/20]
    • Hospital Services
      586. To ask the Minister for Health the geographical gaps that exist with respect to the heart failure service; the costs associated with addressing this disparity; and if he will make a...
    • Primary Care Services
      587. To ask the Minister for Health the costs associated with the national roll-out of heart failure integrated care projects in the community; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Health Services
      588. To ask the Minister for Health the rehabilitation needs being met by cardiac rehabilitation services; the geographical disparities that exist with cardiac rehabilitation; the costs...
    • Medical Aids and Appliances
      590. To ask the Minister for Health if the servicing and maintenance of hearing aid devices has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic; if so, the scale of this disruption in terms of numbers...
    • Home Care Packages
      591. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has not received home help; when the nurse will return for weekly physiotherapy; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      592. To ask the Minister for Health the hospitals in which patients have contracted Covid-19 in the hospital setting; the number of cases and the number of deaths per hospital from Covid-19...
    • Hospital Acquired Infections
      593. To ask the Minister for Health the number of patients who contracted a hospital-acquired infection while being treated for Covid-19 in hospitals here; the hospitals in which infections...
    • Mental Health Services
      594. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the need for mental health practitioners to check temperatures before entering the therapy room; if it is necessary for clients to have...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      595. To ask the Minister for Health the measures taken to allow parents to visit their children when they have been admitted to hospital, including to psychiatric units, when the hospital has no...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      596. To ask the Minister for Health the steps he will be taking to prioritise cancer screening services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10986/20]
    • Primary Care Centres
      597. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to further resource the primary care centre in Balbriggan, County Dublin, to cope with a potential second wave of Covid-19; the status of the plans...
    • Hospital Inspections
      598. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to improve scrutiny and inspection and to ensure protocols are being followed at public hospitals; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Assisted Human Reproduction
      599. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide details of legislative changes or amendments in respect of egg donation which were made to an Act (details supplied) in May 2020; and if he...
    • Covid-19 Tests
      600. To ask the Minister for Health the number of Covid-19 tests carried out each day here since the start of February 2020, by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Home Care Packages
      601. To ask the Minister for Health the timeline for the introduction of a statutory right to home care. [11020/20]
    • Medical Cards
      602. To ask the Minister for Health if the general practitioner visit card will be extended to children under eight years of age from September 2020; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      603. To ask the Minister for Health the details of the existing grant agreement between the State and St. Vincent's Healthcare Group under which the Nutley Wing was funded by the State; the other...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      605. To ask the Minister for Health when cancer screening services, including CervicalCheck, will resume; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11032/20]
    • Health Services Staff
      606. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for the Be on Call for Ireland campaign. [11033/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      607. To ask the Minister for Health if the possibility of an earlier reopening of beauty therapy services will be reviewed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11040/20]
    • Disability Services Provision
      610. To ask the Minister for Health when the dialectical behaviour therapy programme in Tevere Day Hospital, Limerick will recommence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11047/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      612. To ask the Minister for Health the number of home care workers who were on sick leave with Covid-19; the number of deaths among these workers; and the number of clients of these workers who...
    • Health Services Provision
      614. To ask the Minister for Health if temporary changes can be made to models of care to allow doctors or nurses administer intravenous drips in the residential care setting in order to keep...
    • Healthcare Policy
      615. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the work his officials are carrying out on the national adult safeguarding policy for the health sector; when adult safeguarding and an...
    • Health Services
      616. To ask the Minister for Health the steps he will be taking to ensure PPE is made available to essential healthcare support organisations, such as an organisation (details supplied); and if...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      617. To ask the Minister for Health if he will review the reopening date for the cinema industry; if the reopening of the sector will be brought forward in line with the industry in other...
    • Ambulance Service
      618. To ask the Minister for Health the number of times it has taken an ambulance more than 20, 40 minutes and more than one hour to reach patients that made emergency calls in County Mayo; the...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      620. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to a petition by a person (details supplied) regarding cervical screening requesting immediate reinstatement of cervical smear...
    • Departmental Investigations
      621. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the establishment of the CervicalCheck tribunal; when it will be formed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11109/20]
    • Health Services
      622. To ask the Minister for Health the number of baby developmental checks carried out in the first five months of 2020; and the way in which this compares to the first five months of 2018 and...
    • Vaccination Programme
      623. To ask the Minister for Health the number of childhood vaccinations delivered in the first five months of the year; and the way in which this compares to the first five months of 2018 and...
    • Respite Care Services
      624. To ask the Minister for Health when respite care will begin to be reinstated to give family carers some much needed help. [11113/20]
    • Hospital Beds Closures
      625. To ask the Minister for Health further to the discussion in the Dáil Éireann on 4 June 2020, if the public health system may have to close between 20% to 25% of public hospital...
    • Health Services Staff
      626. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons that have been employed in the health service through the Be on Call for Ireland initiative; and the locations to which they have been...
    • Hospital Facilities
      627. To ask the Minister for Health when the cardiology department in Nenagh Hospital, County Tipperary will be up and running; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11123/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      628. To ask the Minister for Health if the Covid-19 contact tracing application due to be launched shortly will be accessible to visually impaired persons; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • HSE Expenditure
      629. To ask the Minister for Health the amount spent on the Be on Call for Ireland campaign. [11167/20]
    • Health Services
      630. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding appointments for a child (details supplied) in Dublin 11; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11177/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      631. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons living in direct provision that were offered an isolation room in a hotel (details supplied) since the HSE took over the hotel in April...
    • Home Help Service
      638. To ask the Minister for Health if additional home help hours will be allocated to a person (details supplied). [11186/20]
    • Nursing Home Accommodation
      639. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE has immediate plans to purchase and take over the day-to-day running of a nursing home (details supplied). [11187/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      640. To ask the Minister for Health the efforts he is making with his counterpart in the Northern Ireland Executive to ensure that the reopening of businesses such as driver instructors and...
    • Hospital Services
      641. To ask the Minister for Health when services will resume at Roscommon University Hospital for a person (details supplied). [11200/20]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      642. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); if an appointment will be scheduled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11202/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      645. To ask the Minister for Health when he expects the final advice on social distancing and the 2 m rule to be issued; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11217/20]
    • Covid-19 Tests
      646. To ask the Minister for Health the number of Covid-19 tests sent to Germany for analysis compared to the number tested domestically during the past three months. [11218/20]
    • Vaccination Programme
      648. To ask the Minister for Health his plans for a campaign to increase the uptake of the autumn and winter flu vaccine in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11220/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      649. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a further geographical breakdown of Covid-19 positive test results and deaths in north-western areas of Dublin by cluster and community...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      651. To ask the Minister for Health if the publicly-funded asset with respect to the 2004 grant from the Eastern Regional Health Authority to a group (details supplied) for a clinic and science...
    • Health Services
      652. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address the proposed closure of a centre (details supplied); and the reasons given by the board for closure. [11228/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      656. To ask the Minister for Health when full church services will be permitted to reopen following Covid-19 restrictions; if consideration has been given to bringing the date forward; and if he...
    • Medical Cards
      657. To ask the Minister for Health when the medical card weekly income limit for persons over 70 years of age will be increased as committed to in budget 2020. [11271/20]
    • Nursing Home Accommodation
      658. To ask the Minister for Health the consideration given to a report (details supplied) regarding the recommendation to introduce a family liaison social worker into nursing homes and other...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      659. To ask the Minister for Health if the paper on the current governance arrangements for the HSE health protection response to the Covid-19 pandemic which is referred to on page 2 of the NPHET...
    • Neuro-Rehabilitation Services
      660. To ask the Minister for Health the timeline for the implementation of the neuro-rehabilitation implementation plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11284/20]
    • Health Services
      661. To ask the Minister for Health if he will assist a family (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11288/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      662. To ask the Minister for Health if medical-grade masks will be made available free of charge to medical cardholders that are over 60 years of age and those that are medically vulnerable in...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      664. To ask the Minister for Health when the cervical cancer screening programme will be reopened and the services made available to the public; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Home Help Service
      665. To ask the Minister for Health if a home help application by a person (details supplied) will be examined. [11316/20]
    • Infectious Diseases
      666. To ask the Minister for Health if there have been cases of tuberculosis in private or State-run nursing homes. [11351/20]
    • Disability Support Services
      667. To ask the Minister for Health if he has considered the position of school leavers with intellectual disabilities who have lost out on a large part of their final year in special schools and...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      668. To ask the Minister for Health the time frame for the commencement of cancer screening programmes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11354/20]
    • Disability Services Funding
      669. To ask the Minister for Health if additional funding will be provided in 2020 for a training centre (details supplied) in view of increasing demand for places; and if he will make a...
    • Patient Transport
      671. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which persons living in County Wicklow who have hospital appointments after 1 p.m., at which time the hospital travel scheme ends, are expected to...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      672. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which access to sexual and reproductive healthcare including cervical screening, STI testing and treatment, abortion and contraceptive services have...
    • A Vision for Change
      673. To ask the Minister for Health if the revised national mental health policy, A Vision for Change, will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11374/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      674. To ask the Minister for Health when practising reflexologists can commence work (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11378/20]
    • Covid-19 Tests
      677. To ask the Minister for Health if persons can apply to have an antibody test to confirm definitively if they have had Covid-19. [11389/20]
    • Respite Care Services
      678. To ask the Minister for Health when respite care and services will resume for families who have children and adults with disabilities and have received no respite since early March 2020 due...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      679. To ask the Minister for Health if a reply will issue to correspondence received from a person (details supplied) relating to guidelines for hair salons that will be reopening from 20 July...
    • Health and Social Care Professionals
      680. To ask the Minister for Health when the statutory registration of psychotherapists and counsellors pursuant to S.I. No. 21 of 2019 of the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      683. To ask the Minister for Health when breast and CervicalCheck screening services will be reinstated; the length of time for which they have been suspended; if the risk assessment conducted by...
    • General Practitioner Services
      685. To ask the Minister for Health the estimated cost in 2021 of increasing the annual general practitioner training intake to 305 in 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11421/20]
    • Vaccination Programme
      686. To ask the Minister for Health the cost of all vaccines; the vaccines included under the childhood vaccination programmes; the vaccines included under medical programmes; the cost of...
    • Medical Cards
      687. To ask the Minister for Health if he has considered extending the carer’s general practitioner visit card to carers in receipt of the carer support grant; and if he will make a...
    • Substance Misuse
      688. To ask the Minister for Health the options available which will be explored for the banning of the use or sale of nitrous oxide capsules, also known as hippie crack (details supplied); and...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      689. To ask the Minister for Health the measures that will be put in place to deal with the increasing number of deaths by suicide and the increase in those presenting with suicidal ideation...
    • Health Screening Programmes
      690. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the administering of results of cancer screening services for those who received tests prior to the suspension in services due to the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      691. To ask the Minister for Health if the State will secure and provide face masks in order that the public can comply with public health advice. [11474/20]
    • Data Collection
      693. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the genetic material and data of patients who had a brain tissue sample taken in Beaumont Hospital between 1987 and 2018 is being given to an...
    • Covid-19 Tests
      695. To ask the Minister for Health if the deal with an organisation (details supplied) for additional testing for Covid-19 protected the samples which were taken from persons; and if the genetic...
    • Data Collection
      696. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 1129 of 23 July 2019, if the issue of informed consent regarding genetic material and data has been addressed in respect...
    • Hospital Services
      699. To ask the Minister for Health when the new infection control measures for hospitals will be agreed, published and implemented. [11482/20]
    • Podiatry Services
      702. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the reopening of podiatry services including face-to-face clinics in University Hospital Waterford; if he will provide a definitive...
    • Health Insurance
      703. To ask the Minister for Health the extent to which privately insured patients can expect to get ready access to medical procedures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11500/20]
    • Home Care Packages
      705. To ask the Minister for Health the waiting times for a person to receive home care support hours in County Meath. [11505/20]
    • Hospital Appointments Status
      707. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an orthopaedic hospital appointment for a person (details supplied) at Croom Hospital. [11509/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      708. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the reopening model introduced by other countries such as France, Italy and China that focused regional variations using registers including the...
    • Departmental Funding
      709. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide funding for healthcare professionals including carers who cannot access or afford private vehicle transport to purchase bicycles and...
    • Disability Support Services
      710. To ask the Minister for Health the expected timeline for children with special educational needs to be able to attend appointments for speech and language and occupational therapy. [11539/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      712. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide clarification on social distancing guidelines that hotels, restaurants and cafés must follow; and the estimated length of time these...
    • Disease Management (1 comment)
      714. To ask the Minister for Health if his officials will consider the way in which to raise awareness of Lyme disease with the general public who are now exercising outdoors more frequently...
    • Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
      715. To ask the Minister for Health if buildings funded by the State since 2003 and built by a group (details supplied) have been used to secure mortgages; if so, the steps taken to prevent their...
    • Medical Cards
      716. To ask the Minister for Health if he will examine the circumstances of a discretionary medical card appeal by a person (details supplied) being turned down; and if he will make a statement...
    • Hospital Data
      717. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide details of each admission and transfer to a nursing home (details supplied) from December 2019 to date; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      721. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) will be given a new date for an operation in Tallaght Hospital in view of the fact their operation which was due to take place...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      727. To ask the Minister for Health if he will consider amending the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business to allow hairdressers and barbers open on 29 June 2020, subject to the targets...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      728. To ask the Minister for Health the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11843/20]
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Meat Processing Plants
      729. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to improve scrutiny and inspection at meat plants in view of the specific threat of Covid-19; and if he will make a...
    • EU Funding
      730. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if there will be a budget allocated to farmers from within the just transition fund with respect to the latest EU Commission revised...
    • European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
      733. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the revised MFF allocation over the 2021 to 2027 period for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund compared to the 2014 to 2020...
    • EU Regulations
      734. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the revised EU fisheries control regulation proposal; his views on same; his further views regarding the regulation of...
    • Departmental Bodies
      735. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the membership of a cross-departmental group (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10543/20]
    • Agriculture Scheme Eligibility
      736. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the good agricultural and environmental condition, GAEC, 2 rule (details supplied) will be amended in order that farmers in hill...
    • Aquaculture Licences
      737. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of oyster farm licences granted to persons for such activity in Redcastle foreshore in Lough Foyle, County Donegal; if...
    • Beef Industry
      738. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of beef producer organisations that are now approved and recognised by his Department. [10579/20]
    • Animal Diseases
      740. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when the epidemiological report into the discovery of atypical BSE in a cow in County Tipperary will be finalised; when his attention...
    • Beef Exports
      741. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when beef exports to China will recommence; the estimated financial loss due to the suspension of exports; the discussions he has had...
    • Felling Licences
      742. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application for a felling licence by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme
      743. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Donegal will receive a decision on an application for a targeted agricultural...
    • Health Promotion
      745. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the level of funding provided over the past five years for healthy food initiatives; the budget and participation rates for these...
    • School Milk Scheme
      746. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if research has been undertaken on the reason schools do not, or have ceased taking up, the school milk scheme; if there are links to...
    • Greyhound Industry
      747. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason the Irish Greyhound Board has not met with a federation (details supplied) in respect of a report review; and if he will...
    • Departmental Staff
      748. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 914 of 13 May 2020, if additional information will be provided regarding a person (details...
    • Poultry Industry
      749. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of registered poultry premises here as of 1 June 2020; the number of premises issued with closure orders as a result of...
    • Animal Diseases
      752. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of calls received on the avian flu hotline in the past two years to date; the number of calls received by the out of...
    • Veterinary Inspection Service
      753. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if assurances will be provided that the expanded border inspection post at Dublin Airport will not lead to the downgrading of the...
    • Equine Industry
      754. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his attention has been drawn to an advertisement for a horse abattoir (details supplied); if his officials have made an inspection...
    • Harbours and Piers
      755. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount invested into the breakwater project adjoined to Greencastle Harbour, County Donegal; the reason this incomplete project...
    • Aquaculture Development
      756. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the efforts his Department and BIM have made to open the Chinese market to the green crab species carcinus maenus fished here. [11193/20]
    • Agriculture Schemes
      757. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a replacement payment will be provided for an agricultural payment made some time ago to a person (details supplied) which was...
    • Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme
      758. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will publish details regarding the remaining tranches of TAMS; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11329/20]
    • Poultry Industry
      759. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of chickens which have been culled as a result of the presence of bird flu H6N1 subtype following a recent outbreak per...
    • Beef Industry
      760. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications received as part of the beef exceptional aid measure scheme; the amount allocated as part of the scheme;...
    • Rural Environment Protection Scheme
      761. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to introduce a new rural environment protection type scheme; if briefing or discussion papers produced by his Department...
    • Beef Exports
      762. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the planned sequence of actions for the reopening of exports of Irish beef to China; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Animal Diseases
      763. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the epidemiological report on the atypical case of BSE has been completed; if a copy of same will be provided; and if he will make...
    • Beef Exports
      764. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will prioritise the reopening of Irish beef exports to China; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11335/20]
    • Pesticide Use
      765. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if consideration at EU level has begun with regard to the further renewal of approval of glyphosate which was due to begin in...
    • Beef Data and Genomics Programme
      766. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers still waiting for their 2019 beef data genomics scheme payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Departmental Expenditure
      768. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11834/20]
  • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Trading Online Voucher Scheme
      769. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount allocated to LEOs for the trading online voucher scheme; if the scheme is close to capacity in counties...
    • Plastic Bag Levy
      777. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the estimated revenue that would be raised by extending the plastic bag levy to other single-use plastic items; and if...
    • Telecommunications Services
      804. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the measures he has taken to ensure the providers of home telephone, mobile and broadband services are providing...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      805. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the...
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • Electric Vehicles
      806. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number and percentage of electric cars sold to the end of May 2020. [10662/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      807. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to financially support registered holiday cottage owners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10795/20]
    • Road Network
      809. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if funds will be made available for emergency works on the Cliff Road, Ballyheigue, County Kerry, which is in a hazardous state at...
    • Public Transport
      810. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to deal with a surge of persons returning to work in terms of access to public transport systems in view of the fact the system...
    • Taxi Licences
      811. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider extending the taxi licences of vehicles to all licence holders beyond the 31 December 2020 deadline; and if he will...
    • Tourism Promotion
      812. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a ring-fenced marketing fund will be considered for Shannon Airport to allow similar initiatives such as visit Dublin and pure Cork...
    • Sports Organisations
      814. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if, during the process to select independent directors of an organisation (details supplied) a company provided a short list of ten...
    • Aviation Industry
      820. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will ascertain the airlines that enter and leave Irish airports that use HEPA filters as standard in their aircraft and which do...
    • Greenways Provision
      821. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will review the possibility of a development (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10615/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      822. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures in place to support persons who have holidays booked but due to Covid-19 and travel advice from the Chief Medical Officer,...
    • Bus Services
      823. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to extend the number 207 bus route (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10638/20]
    • Ports Development
      824. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the memorandum of understanding with companies (details supplied) as joint shareholders of the Port of Cork; and if he will...
    • Driver Test
      825. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that persons require driver licences in order to begin jobs; his plans to recommence driver...
    • Aviation Industry
      826. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the details of the task force for aviation recovery which he announced in Dáil Éireann on 3 June 2020; and if he will make a...
    • Driver Licences
      827. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when NDLS centres will reopen; when the online facility for first-time driver licence applications will go live; and if he will make a...
    • Coast Guard Service
      828. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if funding will be made available for a group (details supplied) in order that urgent upgrades to equipment can be put in place. [10735/20]
    • Search and Rescue Service Provision
      829. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to reintroduce the cliff rescue section in Gweedore, County Donegal, which was disbanded a number of years ago; the amount...
    • Driver Licences
      830. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of persons awaiting appointments for a driver licence by age, location and length of time respectively, in tabular form. [10747/20]
    • Commissioners of Irish Lights
      831. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures in place with the Commissioners of Irish Lights for deployment under public health guidelines. [10749/20]
    • Road Tolls
      832. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of electronic tag users over 2019; the number of electronic tag uses on all tolls in 2019, in tabular form; the domestic and...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      834. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the recently announced quarantine proposals aimed at people flying here; if his attention has been drawn to the...
    • Driver Test
      835. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when driver tests will resume; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10806/20]
    • State Bodies
      836. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a property (details supplied) is owned by CIÉ; and if so, if the property is for sale. [10807/20]
    • Sports Organisations
      838. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the changes and-or amendments made to the memorandum of understanding with an association (details supplied) in respect of reform and...
    • Parking Regulations
      839. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to review and-or expand the medical eligibility criteria for parking permits or cards for disabled persons with the aim to...
    • Aviation Industry
      840. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the decision by a company (details supplied) to make its workforce here redundant; his further views on the announcement by...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      841. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when gyms and fitness centres can reopen to the public. [10916/20]
    • Departmental Funding
      842. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has restored funding to an association (details supplied) in 2020 in respect of the programmes supported in previous years; if so,...
    • Driver Test
      845. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when approved driving instructors can resume driving lessons. [10968/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      846. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps being taken to ensure that the Covid-19 social distancing transport and public realm plans being proposed by the National...
    • Public Transport
      847. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the investment by his Department in the delivery of public transport services in each county in each of the past five years other than by...
    • Driver Test
      849. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when driver tests will resume (details supplied). [10990/20]
    • Aviation Industry
      850. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will instruct an airline (details supplied) to discharge its responsibilities to customers who booked flights with the airline...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      851. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when sectoral guidelines will be published for hotels, guesthouses and bed and breakfast accommodation in respect of Covid-19 to...
    • Tourism Industry
      853. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if State tourism bodies such as Fáilte Ireland will be working to assist hospitality businesses to reopen in line with best practice...
    • Aviation Industry
      854. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding protecting jobs in the airline industry in particular in circumstances in which some companies operate both here...
    • Driver Licences
      855. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if, in the case of persons whose provisional licence expired during the Covid-19 crisis, he will make an exemption to the rule that...
    • Road Projects
      858. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will confirm the commitment to fund the TEN-T priority route improvement project (details supplied) in County Donegal; when it will...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      861. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the supports in place for small sporting organisations, GAA groups and voluntary organisations to allow them reopen safely with regard to...
    • Tourism Industry
      862. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his long-term plans to support the tourism industry in view of the fact that many companies are unlikely to have substantial income until...
    • Wild Atlantic Way Project
      863. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding, and the next steps planned for, the development of Keem Bay discovery point announced for Achill Island in...
    • National Car Test
      864. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason it is acceptable for NCT centres to reopen and insist on card payments only (details supplied). [11084/20]
    • Sports Organisations
      865. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the special Covid-19 sports group has discussed potential problems with insurance companies placing obstacles before clubs regarding...
    • Public Transport
      866. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the proposed cuts to a service (details supplied) will cease and the budget increased to reflect the level of need in County Meath....
    • Driver Test
      867. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he expects driver tests to resume; and the measures which will be in place for social distancing. [11156/20]
    • Dublin Airport Authority
      868. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he or his officials have engaged with the Dublin Airport Authority and-or the Health and Safety Authority in respect of an incident...
    • National Car Test
      870. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a person availing of a NCT later in 2020 that has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic crisis will be covered from the new date...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      872. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the consideration given to making a substantial restart grant available to the hotel industry based on 100% of the 2019 rates paid by the...
    • Driver Test
      876. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the accommodation available to those who were scheduled to take their driver test and now are without the means to drive themselves due...
    • Road Projects
      877. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding that will be provided in 2020 towards the necessary upgrading of a road (details supplied); and if he will make a statement...
    • Tourism Industry
      878. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the specific financial programmes that will be introduced to assist the tourism and hospitality sector through the difficulties due to...
    • EU Funding
      879. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if tourism specific funding supports will be provided by the EU arising from the EU Tourism Ministers meeting in April 2020; if so, when...
    • Driver Test
      881. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when driver lessons can resume; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11364/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      882. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps being taken in respect of the crisis in the bus and coach sector arising as a result of Covid-19; if he has met with...
    • Sports Facilities
      883. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a tender to construct a new national velodrome and badminton centre has been published; if so, when construction works will commence;...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      885. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated timeline that overseas travel will be regularised again to enable the hospitality and tourism industry prepare and engage...
    • Taxi Regulations
      886. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will arrange a stand-alone meeting with the representative bodies of the taxi industry in advance of the next meeting of the Taxi...
    • Road Projects
      887. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if additional funding will be allocated in 2020 towards a road upgrade project (details supplied) in view of the heavy volume of traffic...
    • Light Rail Projects
      888. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the time frame for the feasibility study on light rail in County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11609/20]
    • Rural Transport Programme
      889. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the national strategy for rural transport, Connecting Ireland, will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Cycling Facilities
      891. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of funding allocated to support local authorities develop and implement cycle and walkway mobility plans; the process for...
    • Public Transport
      893. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to establish a dedicated public transport recovery task force; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11614/20]
    • Parking Regulations
      895. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider extending the criteria for eligibility for the disabled parking permit to include children with autism and ADHD; and...
    • Rural Transport Programme
      896. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding allocation under the rural transport programme in each of the years 2018, 2019 and to date in 2020, by county in tabular...
    • Driver Test
      897. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps he is taking to reduce backlogs that have built up for the driver theory test; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Departmental Expenditure
      899. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11849/20]
  • Department of Children and Youth Affairs
    • Domestic Violence Services
      900. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the consideration given to the possible impact of the proposal of Tusla to decentralise its national remit for domestic violence, sexual...
    • Childcare Services
      901. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs when childcare facilities and services will be made available for non-essential workers; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Children in Care
      902. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the expected time frame for visits to recommence for children in care homes. [10485/20]
    • Early Years Sector
      903. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of early years service providers that are due to re-register by the end of December 2020; if Tusla has adequate resources to...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      904. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the way in which the verification processes will be implemented as outlined in the temporary wage subsidy childcare scheme; the estimated...
    • Departmental Funding
      905. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the funding allocations to each provider across each budget line and vote of her Department since 27 March 2020, in tabular form. [10709/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      906. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if the wage subsidy scheme for childcare workers is being extended to the end of August 2020 in line with the wage subsidy scheme which...
    • Home School Community Liaison Scheme
      909. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if a solution has been provided for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11042/20]
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      910. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her plans to reinstate ECCE for those attending school in September 2020 in view of the fact they have missed three months of learning; and...
    • Childcare Services
      911. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of proposals made by her Department regarding childcare provision for healthcare workers since the beginning of the Covid-19...
    • Childcare Qualifications
      912. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason training has not been provided to childcare professionals prior to the introduction of the redeveloped regime (details...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      913. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if an analysis has been carried out of the financial burden Covid-19 infection controls such as social distancing, reduced capacity and...
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
      914. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her plans to make changes to the ECCE capitation rate for childcare providers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11338/20]
    • Childcare Services
      915. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 1124 of 20 May 2020, if the minutes of all meetings held by the advisory group tasked with overseeing...
    • Domestic Violence Services
      917. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason Tusla is planning to decentralise its national remit for domestic sexual and gender-based violence to local structures (details...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      918. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the supports available to business owners operating a childcare facility for those not on payroll and who are currently on the Covid-19...
    • Childcare Services
      919. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the capital funding that will be provided to assist in the provision of new and-or upgraded childcare accommodation to meet new...
    • Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries
      921. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs when the final report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes will be published; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Childcare Services
      922. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if a financial package will be made available to the childcare sector to allow childcare centres to reopen on 29 June 2020; and if she will...
    • Community Childcare Subvention Programme
      923. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if certainty will be provided for parents and crèche owners by reactivating the CCS in view of the fact that crèches cannot plan...
    • Domestic Violence Policy
      924. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her plans for the future of domestic, sexual and gender-based violence units nationwide; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Domestic Violence Services
      925. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if a progress report will be provided on employing the promised domestic abuse worker in Tusla in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, County...
    • Domestic Violence Refuges Provision
      927. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number and name of women's refuges nationwide; the funding models for running the refuges; the up-front costs for sourcing the...
    • Childcare Services
      928. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her Department will operate a helpline for providers in advance of and during the reopening of crèches and early learning...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      932. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if the approach of her Department to testing for Covid-19 for workers in crèches and early learning facilities on the reopening of the...
    • Childcare Services
      933. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will provide guidance to crèches and early learning facilities on revised dropping off and picking up procedures on the...
    • Departmental Funding
      934. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her Department will provide additional funding to crèches and early learning facilities for the purpose of upgrading outdoor space....
    • Childcare Qualifications
      935. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her Department will provide return to work training for employees of crèches and early learning facilities in advance of the...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      936. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount her Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11836/20]
  • Department of Rural and Community Development
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      937. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if further funding will be made available to community projects to enable them to open up their buildings with signage, PPE,...
    • Social Enterprise Sector
      940. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the funding released to successful applicants from the Social Enterprise Development Fund 2018 to 2020 to date. [10596/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      942. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he will establish a grant aid scheme for community groups (details supplied) to enable them to adapt their premises to minimise the...
    • Community Development Initiatives
      943. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if he has restored funding to an association (details supplied) in 2020 in respect of the programmes supported in previous years; if...
    • LEADER Programmes
      945. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development if a breakdown for LEADER programme funding will be provided according to categories used by his Department for the period January...
    • Community Enhancement Programme
      946. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of women's sheds groups that applied for and were successful under the most recent community enhancement fund; and if he...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      947. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11847/20]
  • Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Employment Rights
      948. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if employers are required to pay bank holiday pay and holiday pay to employees who were laid off due to the Covid-19 pandemic...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      949. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment who previously earned less than €200 a week in...
    • Job Losses
      955. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on the decision by a company (details supplied) to lay off all its employees based here while continuing to operate...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      956. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if pandemic supports will be extended for the photography and videography sectors in order that they can have the certainty...
    • Back to Education Allowance
      958. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the pandemic unemployment payment will be made a qualifying payment for the back to education allowance. [11398/20]
    • Redundancy Payments
      959. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of redundancy payments post Covid-19 in which the businesses' turnover has been substantially impacted and they...
    • Employment Rights
      961. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to address bogus self-employment in the acting sector; the way in which she plans to address those in the sector...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      963. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the specific legal barrier that would prevent the use of section 202 to provide a payment of €350 to persons over 66...
    • Social Insurance
      964. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if there is a requirement to pay PRSI on the pandemic unemployment payment; and if not, if this will be reckoned as a break...
    • Social Welfare Payments Administration
      965. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason two transaction payments to An Post for each double social welfare payment are not being made by her Department;...
    • State Pension (Contributory)
      966. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of staff employed in the State pension, contributory, section; the average processing time for a State pension,...
    • Employment Rights
      968. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if provisions will be made to recoup annual leave entitlements for workers who were put on annual leave because of the public...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      970. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of plans to make backdated payments available to those in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment; and if she...
    • Child Benefit
      971. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10539/20]
    • Jobseeker's Allowance
      972. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for jobseeker’s allowance by a person (details supplied); if same will be expedited; and...
    • Maternity Benefit
      974. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) was refused maternity benefit despite a genuine appeal and reasoning behind the...
    • Redundancy Payments
      975. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a series of matters raised in correspondence by a person (details supplied) will be examined; if the person's employer is...
    • Child Benefit
      976. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the decision to cease the child benefit of a person (details supplied) on the grounds that the person is no longer in the...
    • Rent Supplement Scheme
      981. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications for rent supplement which have been assessed since post-Covid-19 changes were made to the scheme;...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      986. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position regarding full-time working parents who cannot leave their employment to care for children while there are no...
    • Social Welfare Rates
      987. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated cost of a €1 increase for each weekly social welfare payment in tabular form. [10796/20]
    • Social Insurance
      989. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the class and rate of PRSI contributions paid by local authority members in recent decades; the changes that have been...
    • Illness Benefit
      990. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an illness benefit application by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal will be reviewed; and if she will make a...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      991. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on the difficulties faced by persons in receipt of social welfare payments who do not have access to debit or...
    • Carer's Allowance
      992. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made in respect of a carer’s allowance appeal by a person (details supplied); the reason for...
    • School Meals Programme
      993. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the allocations made to the school meals programme in each of the past five years; the number of schools and students in...
    • Community Employment Schemes
      996. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if participants on community employment schemes can continue to do worthwhile work in their community, such as grass cutting...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      997. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person who is cocooning for medical reasons is entitled to the full pandemic unemployment payment. [10980/20]
    • Exceptional Needs Payment
      998. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied). [11000/20]
    • Invalidity Pension
      999. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an appeal for an invalidity pension by a person (details supplied). [11001/20]
    • Community Employment Schemes
      1000. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position regarding a pension scheme for community employment scheme supervisors following the 2008 Labour Court ruling...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      1002. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to the impact of the pandemic on students who would normally work additional hours during...
    • Respite Care Grant
      1005. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number and amount of respite care grants paid in the recent weeks; if the amount has increased in comparison to the past...
    • Disability Allowance
      1006. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a disability allowance appeal by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      1008. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of farmers who have been granted the pandemic unemployment payment since it was introduced; and if she will make...
    • Community Employment Schemes
      1009. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the embargo on community employment schemes is to be lifted; the time frame for this; and her plans to ensure that...
    • Carer's Allowance
      1010. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person caring for two persons can claim a higher level of carer’s allowance than a person caring for one person;...
    • Redundancy Payments
      1012. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to extend the redundancy scheme moratorium for as long as the restrictions including social distance restrictions...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      1013. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if childcare providers who cannot reopen their childcare facilities as a result of severely reduced numbers due to the fact...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      1016. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the supports that will be provided for family members who have lost a loved one from Covid-19. [11400/20]
    • Fuel Allowance
      1017. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated amount it would cost in a full year to provide two extra weeks of fuel allowance to persons in receipt of the...
    • Departmental Staff
      1020. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of staff by location and function in each office of her Department nationally. [11468/20]
    • Social Welfare Payments Administration
      1022. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when social welfare payments will return to weekly payments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11490/20]
    • Back to Education Allowance
      1024. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of young persons under 25 years of age on the back to education allowance scheme; the funding allocated to...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      1025. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on extending the pandemic unemployment payment to those who were in full-time employment prior to the crisis and...
    • Carer's Support Grant
      1026. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will provide additional exceptional payments for carers to access equipment to enable them to safely and effectively...
    • Disability Allowance
      1027. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons in receipt of disability allowance who have availed of the temporary wage subsidy scheme. [11532/20]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      1028. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 666 of 9 June 2020 and her contribution to the Dáil debate of 28 May 2020, if she...
    • Youth Unemployment
      1030. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the new plans, initiatives and actions being put in place to address the high levels of youth unemployment arising from the...
    • Social Welfare Schemes Data
      1031. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of young persons under 25 years of age who are in receipt of jobseeker's benefit, jobseeker's allowance and...
    • Rent Supplement Scheme
      1033. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if further consideration has been given to a domestic violence rent supplement payment; and if she will make a statement on...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance
      1034. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of young persons aged 25 years of age and under who are in receipt of the full rate of jobseeker’s...
    • Departmental Bodies
      1035. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position regarding the terms of reference, membership and meetings held to date of the labour market council; and if she...
    • Jobseeker's Allowance
      1039. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the cost of increasing the jobseeker's allowance for those young persons under 25 years of age who are currently on the...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      1042. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the amount her Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
  • Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
    • Wastewater Treatment
      1043. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the impact the raw sewage that is being released into the sea by the wastewater treatment plant in Ringsend is having on the...
    • Commercial Rates
      1045. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans regarding commercial rates; and if an extension is envisaged to the existing three month waiver. [10788/20]
    • Planning Issues
      1046. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a regulatory framework exists which planning authorities must adhere to for granting extensions of permitted working hours...
    • Water Safety
      1048. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to deal with lifeguard shortages for coastal areas nationwide in locations in which persons swim during the summer...
    • Rented Dwellings Register
      1049. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the regulations relating to property rentals in circumstances (details supplied); if there is a register of the beneficial...
    • Rental Sector
      1050. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the arrangements relating to the proposed cost-rental sector; the person or body that will ultimately be the owners of these...
    • Home Loan Scheme
      1051. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the average approval offering by each local authority of the 1,550 Rebuilding Ireland home loan approvals made in 2018; the...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      1052. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if the design standards for build to rent apartment developments as per the 2018 mandatory design guidelines are deemed...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      1053. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the measures put in place for those who were in the process of buying a home but now find themselves on the temporary wage...
    • Planning Issues
      1054. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to a judicial review (details supplied) in April 2020 of a planning decision made by An Bord...
    • House Sales
      1080. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will engage with developers holding onto deposits by potential homeowners in circumstances in which due to Covid-19...
    • EU Directives
      1081. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the total costs payable by Ireland as per a European Commission judgment of 28 March 2019 regarding Ireland’s...
    • Social and Affordable Housing
      1082. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of houses made available for allocation to suitable housing applicants by Kildare County Council or via approved...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      1083. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will consider classifying casual trading fees paid to councils as commercial rates in order to allow businesses to...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      1084. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will consider introducing temporary casual trading by-law measures in order to allow businesses that require mobile...
    • Commercial Rates
      1085. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on encouraging local authorities to suspend commercial rates for hotel and hospitality businesses when they are...
    • Domestic Violence Refuges Provision
      1086. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will work with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, approved housing bodies and Tusla to ensure that there is a...
    • Rental Sector
      1087. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his plans to extend the moratorium on evictions and revise the manner in which landlords can evict for rent arrears in view...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      1089. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if a greater level of support will be ensured for tenants accruing arrears due to a loss of income experienced by many during...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      1090. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the amount his Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
  • Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      1091. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if offshore islands can be travelled to by persons living on the mainland in a county adjacent to that island under the current...
    • Inland Waterways
      1094. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the progress being made with the Barrow blueway project; the target date for completion; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      1095. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason the Arts Council has decided not to create a new platform to host the work of the recipients of the Covid-19 response...
    • Irish Language
      1096. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when the approved payments will be allocated to Irish colleges and bean an tí. [11080/20]
    • Architectural Heritage
      1097. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will recommend to the planning authority that a structure (details supplied) be added to the register of protected...
    • Seirbhísí agus Tacaíochtaí Gaeilge
      1098. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht an mbeidh Coláistí Samhradh cónaithe ábalta teacht ar an maoiniú don lóistín atá ar...
    • Wildlife Protection
      1099. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her attention has been drawn to bird kills involving the banned insecticide carbofuran; and the steps she plans to undertake...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      1100. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she has received a submission from a group (details supplied) for special assistance to deal with the effects in the short and...
    • Scéimeanna Tacaíochta Gaeilge
      1101. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht an bhfuil sé i gceist aici íocaíocht a dhéanamh leis na mná a bhí ag coinneáil mic léinn...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      1102. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when she will publish the Arts Council survey of artists and the report on the impact of Covid-19 on Irish artists which she...
    • Arts Council
      1103. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will address the case of a person (details supplied) regarding financial support for higher education; and if there are...
    • Inland Waterways
      1104. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the restoration of the Ulster Canal; when she expects the project to fully reach completion; and if she will make a...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      1105. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will address a matter regarding music schools (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11392/20]
    • Inland Waterways
      1106. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if a designated walk and cycleway will be created on the Grand Canal between Ongar and Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. [11396/20]
    • Na hOileáin amach ón gCósta
      1108. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cén dul chun cinn atá déanta ó thaobh beartas a fhorbairt do na hoileáin; agus an ndéanfaidh...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      1109. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she has considered funding of an industry assistance programme to cater for the mental health and well-being of event and arts...
    • Departmental Expenditure
      1113. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the amount her Department spent on social media monitoring in 2018 and 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter....