Written answers

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

  • Department of Health
    • Hospital Facilities
      47. To ask the Minister for Health the additional intensive care unit capacity, beds and trained personnel that has been put in place since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make...
    • National Maternity Hospital
      49. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a detailed update on the discussions with a group (details supplied) with regard to the ownership and management of the new national...
    • Medicinal Products
      50. To ask the Minister for Health when sunosi which is manufactured in Ireland and is available in Northern Ireland and other EU countries will be made available here; if his attention has been...
    • Abortion Services
      51. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28069/21]
    • Home Care Packages
      52. To ask the Minister for Health the number of homecare support hours being provided in counties Longford and Westmeath in 2021; the way this compares to 2020; the number of persons currently...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      54. To ask the Minister for Health the measures his Department is considering implementing to support those who may suffer medium or long-term after-effects of Covid-19 commonly referred to as...
    • Abortion Services
      55. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the safe access to termination of pregnancy Bill. [37739/21]
    • Hospital Facilities
      56. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 430 of 13 May 2021, if the second operating theatre in Merlin Park University Hospital on which construction is due to be...
    • Health Services
      57. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a report on the implementation of the consultant-led public health model in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37663/21]
    • Tribunals of Inquiry
      58. To ask the Minister for Health the number of claims made to the CervicalCheck Tribunal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28326/21]
    • Disability Services
      59. To ask the Minister for Health when the group home for persons with physical and sensory disabilities at Carrickmacross, County Monaghan will be operational; and the reason the home will be...
    • Substance Misuse
      61. To ask the Minister for Health his latest assessment of trends in the use of illegal drugs in Dublin city and county; and the success of strategies in place. [28089/21]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      62. To ask the Minister for Health the cost to date of all Covid-19-related payments in his Department to individuals and corporate entities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15409/21]
    • Care of the Elderly
      63. To ask the Minister for Health the plans and development of the new community hospital to be located in the grounds of St. Flannan’s College, Ennis, County Clare; and if he will make a...
    • Cybersecurity Policy
      64. To ask the Minister for Health the measures being taken to mitigate the impact of the cyber-attack on UL Hospital Group services; the impact of the attack on the UL Hospital Group; and if he...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      65. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons currently in intensive care units with Covid-19 who have the delta variant of the virus. [37675/21]
    • Disabilities Assessments
      66. To ask the Minister for Health the action being taken to reduce waiting times for assessments of need under the Disability Act 2005; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37504/21]
    • Mental Health Commission
      67. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the report by the Mental Health Commission (details supplied) that states the highest number of applications to involuntarily detain persons that...
    • Health Services
      68. To ask the Minister for Health the consideration that is being taken in relation to the extension of a service (details supplied) to be a seven-day service; and if he will make a statement on...
    • Hospital Facilities
      69. To ask the Minister for Health the specific timeline for the installation of a public MRI scanner facility at Wexford General Hospital (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on...
    • Mental Health Services
      70. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide a comprehensive report into the progress in obtaining surge capacity in private mental health facilities as agreed by the passing in...
    • Hospital Staff
      72. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the appointment of a full-time consultant to the medical assessment unit of Nenagh Hospital as a matter of priority; and if he will make a...
    • Nursing Education
      73. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the €100 per week special payment agreed for student nurses; if all arrears accrued since September 2020 have been paid; and the...
    • Assisted Human Reproduction
      74. To ask the Minister for Health if he will review the proposed provisions of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill 2019 to incorporate the recommendations of the Special Rapporteur on Child...
    • Vaccination Programme
      75. To ask the Minister for Health if it is planned to allow mixing of Covid-19 vaccines in first and second doses as happens in other European countries; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Primary Care Centres
      76. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to introduce a primary healthcare centre at a location (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37711/21]
    • Assisted Human Reproduction
      77. To ask the Minister for Health the actions he has taken to ensure that children born through either domestic or international surrogacy have their rights ensured from the perspective of the...
    • Disability Services
      78. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase the provision of respite care places for persons with an intellectual disability in the CHO2 health area; and if he will make a statement...
    • Vaccination Programme
      79. To ask the Minister for Health the reason so few of pharmacists in the Dublin 6W and Dublin 24 areas are administering a vaccine (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Dental Services
      80. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that medical card patients are struggling to find dentists in north County Dublin; and if he will make a statement...
    • Medicinal Products
      82. To ask the Minister for Health when kaftrio for cystic fibrosis patients 12 years and older will be approved in Ireland (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Medical Aids and Appliances
      83. To ask the Minister for Health if the process for hearing aids under audiology will be reviewed in view of the long delays in County Kerry (details supplied). [37823/21]
    • Cybersecurity Policy
      84. To ask the Minister for Health the known impact of the cyberattack on the HSE and his Department on medical procedures, tests and operations; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Respite Care Services
      85. To ask the Minister for Health the timeline for the full resumption of respite services in County Galway which have been severely impacted by Covid-19 restrictions; and if he will make a...
    • Covid-19 Tests
      86. To ask the Minister for Health if he will introduce cost effective rapid antigen testing at local pharmacy level to protect against and contain Covid-19 at the earliest possible opportunity;...
    • Abortion Services
      87. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28327/21]
    • Vaccination Programme
      89. To ask the Minister for Health the considerations in giving Covid-19 vaccines available to the 15 to 17-year-old age group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37585/21]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      90. To ask the Minister for Health the supports he is providing to reduce waiting times for inpatient and day case procedures and outpatient appointments in the Midland Regional Hospital in...
    • Dental Services
      91. To ask the Minister for Health his views on restoring public dental services in Listowel, County Kerry and providing an additional orthodontist in the area. [37677/21]
    • Cannabis for Medicinal Use
      92. To ask the Minister for Health if it will be ensured that a drug manufactured by a company (details supplied) will be included in the cannabis access programme; if he will report on the...
    • General Practitioner Services
      95. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the provision of a replacement general practitioner service for Kiltimagh, County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37539/21]
    • Vaccination Programme
      96. To ask the Minister for Health the supports his Department is considering implementing to support those who have suffered negative reactions to the Covid-19 vaccines such as vaccine-induced...
    • Disability Services
      97. To ask the Minister for Health the number of applications on hand for full-time residential care in the CHO2 region for persons with intellectual disabilities; the additional resources it is...
    • Cannabis for Medicinal Use
      98. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the medical cannabis access programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28328/21]
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      99. To ask the Minister for Health the status of waiting list for elective surgery in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37741/21]
    • Primary Care Centres
      100. To ask the Minister for Health the current status of primary care centre developments in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37540/21]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      101. To ask the Minister for Health if he or persons in his Department have been in communication with a group (details supplied); and if he read the group's document on Covid-19. [1492/21]
    • Primary Care Centres
      102. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the Finglas primary care centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22868/21]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      103. To ask the Minister for Health the advice NPHET has provided to him on ventilation, particularly air purifiers, in combatting Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37596/21]
    • Primary Care Centres
      104. To ask the Minister for Health when the HSE property review group will approve the proposed extension for Castlebar primary care centre; and the additional services this extension will...
    • Tribunals of Inquiry
      106. To ask the Minister for Health the number of recommendations of the Scally scoping inquiry into the CervicalCheck screening programme that have been implemented; and if he will make a...
    • Health Services
      107. To ask the Minister for Health when services in general and specifically for a person (details supplied) will commence. [37584/21]
    • Vaccination Programme
      108. To ask the Minister for Health when a catch-up programme will commence for the HPV vaccine for secondary school students due to missed vaccines during the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will...
    • Gambling Sector
      109. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons by age group and gender treated for gambling addiction in 2020; if the pandemic has exacerbated problem gambling; and if he will make a...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      110. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the rights of disabled persons in receipt of a personal assistance service to take part in politics, policy and lobbying despite the fact...
    • Hospital Facilities
      111. To ask the Minister for Health the additional services that will be delivered to Monaghan Hospital in 2021 and 2022. [28459/21]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      112. To ask the Minister for Health the extent to which the Covid-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on the provision of cancer care; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37730/21]
    • Healthcare Policy
      113. To ask the Minister for Health the progress to date on identifying a site for the new elective hospital for Cork included in the Sláintecare Implementation Strategy and Action Plan...
    • Medicinal Products
      114. To ask the Minister for Health if epidiolex will be approved for funding by the HSE drug reimbursement programme as a matter of urgency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28445/21]
    • Ambulance Service
      115. To ask the Minister for Health his plans for the expansion of the air ambulance service based at Custume Barracks, Athlone; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27789/21]
    • Home Care Packages
      116. To ask the Minister for Health the number of homecare support hours being provided in counties Laois and Offaly in 2021; the way this compares to 2020; the number of persons currently...
    • Covid-19 Tests
      117. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the Covid-19 PCR testing system in Ireland is set to a higher cycle than is widely recommended; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37684/21]
    • National Children's Hospital
      118. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the national children’s hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37594/21]
    • National Maternity Hospital
      119. To ask the Minister for Health the details of his latest efforts to progress the issue of the need for the new national maternity hospital to be in State ownership; and if he will make a...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      120. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons who have been mandatory hotel quarantined since its introduction; the number who have developed the virus when in quarantine; and the...
    • Home Care Packages
      121. To ask the Minister for Health the number of homecare support hours being provided in counties Carlow and Kilkenny in 2021; the way this compares to 2020; the number of persons currently...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      123. To ask the Minister for Health if additional orthopaedic capacity will be provided in 2021 to reduce waiting lists; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28577/21]
    • General Practitioner Services
      124. To ask the Minister for Health the plans in place to deal with the issues regarding general practitioner services in the New Ross, County Wexford. [28072/21]
    • Abortion Services
      125. To ask the Minister for Health the status of his plans to establish exclusion zones around medical facilities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28070/21]
    • Healthcare Policy
      126. To ask the Minister for Health the role of genomic medicine in Ireland; his plans for a national genomics strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27790/21]
    • Dental Services
      127. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the actions that are being taken to address the current waiting time of 4.5 to 5 years for orthodontic treatment in CHO7; and if he will...
    • Respite Care Services
      131. To ask the Minister for Health if approval can be given to reopen the respite services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37583/21]
    • Care of the Elderly
      132. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the resumption of daycare services for older persons. [37507/21]
    • Hospital Services
      135. To ask the Minister for Health the steps his Department has taken to ensure the easing of maternity restrictions is being implemented in Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar. [37736/21]
    • Medical Cards
      136. To ask the Minister for Health the number of new medical cards that have been issued to date in 2021 in the Carlow Kilkenny local health office area; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      137. To ask the Minister for Health the action being taken to address long waiting times for hospital appointments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37519/21]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      139. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on progress in relation to the establishment of a digital green certificate to facilitate international travel for EU and Irish citizens,...
    • Respite Care Services
      140. To ask the Minister for Health the type of financial supports being provided to organisations such as an association (details supplied) in County Mayo; if there are plans to develop a...
    • Home Care Packages
      141. To ask the Minister for Health the number of homecare support hours being provided in County Kildare in 2021; the way this compares to 2020; the number of persons currently waiting for...
    • Information and Communications Technology
      142. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to modernise and integrate the IT infrastructure of the HSE and his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37544/21]
    • General Practitioner Services
      143. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the reinstatement of ShannonDoc services in County Clare, specifically in Ennistymon, Kilrush, Killaloe and Shannon, areas geographically...
    • Healthcare Policy
      145. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to address the serious deficiencies in the provision of women’s health across a range of services; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Hospital Services
      146. To ask the Minister for Health the efforts he has carried out to ensure universal application of the lifting of restrictions for partners attending the birth of their child in maternity...
    • Disability Services
      147. To ask the Minister for Health the action being taken to reduce waiting times for essential therapies such as speech and language, occupational therapy and physiotherapy; and if he will make...
    • Hospital Waiting Lists
      148. To ask the Minister for Health the supports he is providing to reduce waiting times for inpatient and day case procedures and outpatient appointments in St. Vincent’s Hospital,...
    • Health Services Staff
      149. To ask the Minister for Health the plans and measures that will be put in place to support training, recruitment and retention of the healthcare professionals necessary to build capacity...
    • Mental Health Services
      150. To ask the Minister for Health the number of permanent residential places in homes, healthcare facilities and any other settings; the number of these places for persons with mental health...
    • Citizens' Assembly
      152. To ask the Minister for Health if a framework for discussion has been drawn up for the citizens' assembly on drugs; and if this will be published. [13257/21]
    • Eating Disorders
      153. To ask the Minister for Health if the planned establishment of three new specialist eating disorder teams includes a team for CHO5; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37687/21]
    • Care of the Elderly
      154. To ask the Minister for Health if HIQA stipulations that all elderly residents in care centres should have a personal space around their bed of 7.4 square metres will result in the loss of...
    • Nursing Education
      155. To ask the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to paying student travel allowances paid to students on placement from a student’s address given that colleges are...
    • Health Promotion
      156. To ask the Minister for Health the way the locations will be chosen for a disadvantaged area in which a special health strategy will be implemented; the method which will be adopted in those...
    • Vaccination Programme
      157. To ask the Minister for Health if all persons in the 60 to 69 cohort that received a first dose of a vaccine (details supplied) will have received the second by 19 July 2021; and if he will...
    • Eating Disorders
      158. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the progress in implementing the 2018 National Clinical Programme for Eating Disorders in particular its proposal to establish 16...
    • Cancer Services
      159. To ask the Minister for Health when cancer services will be restored to full pre-Covid-19 capacity in the State. [37676/21]
    • Vaccination Programme
      160. To ask the Minister for Health the action he will take to ensure that persons who suffered narcolepsy after receiving the pandemrix vaccine will receive appropriate compensation without the...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      162. To ask the Minister for Health if the recent lifting on restrictions in the UK will have an impact on quarantine requirements for persons travelling to or from the UK from Ireland. [37737/21]
    • Hospital Facilities
      164. To ask the Minister for Health if there is on-site capacity at University Maternity Hospital Limerick for bloods to be tested on a 24/7 basis. [28429/21]
    • Disability Services
      165. To ask the Minister for Health if he will report on the actions that are being taken to address the current waiting times for children’s services in CHO7 such as speech and language...
    • Hospital Services
      167. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to ensure that all maternity hospitals put in place safe procedures for nominated support partners to attend for all stages of labour including the...
    • Dental Services
      168. To ask the Minister for Health the provisions in place for medical card patients who cannot access urgent dental treatment due to the refusal of dentists in counties Laois and Offaly to work...
    • Health Services Staff
      169. To ask the Minister for Health the way in which pay parity claims of medical scientists are being progressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19939/21]
    • Vaccination Programme
      170. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out programme. [37506/21]
  • Department of An Taoiseach
    • Departmental Reviews
      172. To ask the Taoiseach the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1 January 2016. [37301/21]
    • Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements
      173. To ask the Taoiseach when he will publish his diary for quarter 2 of 2021 on the website of his Department. [37374/21]
    • Census of Population
      174. To ask the Taoiseach if the Central Statistics Office has documented the number of non-Irish nationals usually resident in Ireland; and if so, the latest figures available for same in...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      175. To ask the Taoiseach the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide details on the nature of these cases....
  • Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      176. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment when the remaining funding for the online retail scheme will be assigned (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Reviews
      177. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1...
    • Workplace Relations Commission
      178. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment further to Parliamentary Question No. 159 of 15 June 2021, the reason an organisation (details supplied) as the reporting...
    • Work Permits
      183. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if his Department is issuing work permits for non-EEA residents who resided in the State since 2019 or earlier; if this is the case...
    • National Standards Authority of Ireland
      185. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of copies of Slating a roof - SR 82 2017 - Code of Practice that were issued in 2018, 2019 and 2020, in tabular form; the...
    • Industrial Relations
      186. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if the proposed consultation which followed the amendment proposed by the Government on the Industrial Relations (Provisions in...
    • Export Controls
      187. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of licences in category 5, telecommunications and information security, issued in respect of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the...
    • Workplace Relations Commission
      188. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of Workplace Relations Commission staff employed in Cork city and county by role in March 2020 and to date, in tabular...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      189. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide...
    • Departmental Correspondence
      190. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if his office has received correspondence regarding a company (details supplied); and if so, when a response will be issued. [37860/21]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      191. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the current and potential future business supports available to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      192. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the progress made towards action 50 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38039/21]
    • Intellectual Property
      193. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will provide his response to a call for a TRIPS waiver of Covid-19 vaccines and treatments from a group (details supplied)....
  • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Fishing Industry
      194. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on the request from some inshore fishermen in Ireland that they would co-operate with the Marine Institute...
    • Energy Policy
      195. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when the burning of peat briquettes will cease. [37173/21]
    • National Broadband Plan
      196. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when a location (details supplied) will avail of high-speed broadband. [37194/21]
    • Departmental Reviews
      197. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his...
    • National Broadband Plan
      198. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of broadband roll-out to Adelaide Street, Dún Laoghaire (details supplied); and if he will make a...
    • Electricity Grid
      199. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the extent to which the electricity demand, current and projected has been factored into critical infrastructure...
    • Departmental Schemes
      200. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when he expects grants under the circular economy innovation grant scheme to be awarded; and if he will make a...
    • Litter Pollution
      201. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 202 of 15 June 2021, the amount allocated to each local authority from the...
    • National Broadband Plan
      202. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the estimated cost of missing the target for the roll-out of high-speed rural broadband in 2021; and if he will make a...
    • Climate Change Policy
      203. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the Climate Action Advisory Council; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37419/21]
    • Waste Management
      205. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if his Department will commission an independent regulatory impact assessment that considers the return to retail model...
    • National Broadband Plan
      206. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the efforts that have been undertaken by his Department to accelerate the roll-out of the National Broadband Plan in a...
    • Bord na Móna
      209. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when he will respond to correspondence issued to him on 22 February 2021 in relation to a matter (details supplied)...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      210. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he...
    • Inland Fisheries
      211. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will restore the membership of the board of Inland Fisheries Ireland to its full membership; and if he will make...
    • Environmental Policy
      213. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will lift the restrictions on peat harvesting for 2021 to avoid a shortage of supply in 2021 and reduce the...
    • Energy Policy
      216. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the energy security review of Ireland’s electricity and natural gas systems; when he expects the...
    • Renewable Energy Generation
      217. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if energy generation projects which state that they intend to apply to the renewable energy support scheme have...
    • National Broadband Plan
      218. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will give consideration to satellite broadband grants for those at the later stages of the National Broadband...
    • Cybersecurity Policy
      219. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will consider establishing the National Cyber Security Centre on a statutory basis. [38041/21]
  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • Road Traffic Offences
      221. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the risk to persons who use marijuana for medicinal reasons testing positive for the drug at roadside...
    • Electric Vehicles
      222. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated cost of doubling the electric vehicle charging network; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37891/21]
    • Departmental Projects
      223. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if supports can be given to a group (details supplied) to secure and fund a permanent building for the group. [37203/21]
    • Driver Licences
      224. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures he is taking to reduce the barriers to entry into the profession of commercial driving; if his attention has been drawn to...
    • Driver Test
      225. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures he is taking to prioritise driver CPC testing for essential workers given the acute shortage of haulage drivers; and if he...
    • Driver Licences
      226. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the way in which articulated lorry drivers with sight in only one eye are only learning that their licence can no longer be...
    • Departmental Reviews
      227. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1 January...
    • Workplace Relations Commission
      228. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 154 of 15 June 2021, the outcome of these referrals to his Department (details supplied); and if he...
    • Cycling Facilities
      229. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the Finglas to Killester cycle route with a breakdown of funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37363/21]
    • Driver Test
      231. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of persons waiting on a driver test in the Dublin 15 area in tabular form. [37400/21]
    • Tax Data
      233. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the last full year and the percentage of all motor tax payments that were paid in instalments versus those which were paid upfront in...
    • Public Transport
      235. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the measures that are being taken to ensure that there is no high-risk level of contracting Covid-19 for passengers using the Luas; the...
    • Driver Test
      236. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the theory test for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37607/21]
    • Departmental Staff
      237. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated full year cost of recruiting three additional full-time senior railway accident investigators for his Department in tabular...
    • Driver Test
      238. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the theory test for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37625/21]
    • Road Projects
      243. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if an updated timeline will be provided for the M20 project. [37768/21]
    • Bus Services
      244. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if assurance can be given that no existing bus route will be terminated due to Cork BusConnects. [37769/21]
    • Driver Test
      246. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a driver test can be offered to a person (details supplied) as a matter of urgency; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Transport Policy
      247. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will consider taking into account vehicle width as an assessment point for car and or road tax (details supplied); and if he will...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      248. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide...
    • Public Transport
      249. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason for the discrepancy between the ticketing system for Dublin transport and transport systems in other cities such as Galway;...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      251. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to extend the EU Digital COVID Certificate to those who are living in or vaccinated in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a...
    • Public Transport
      253. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount spent on LocalLink services in each of the years since 2015, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Driver Test
      254. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of persons on waiting lists for driver tests by test centre in Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37967/21]
    • Public Transport
      255. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount spent on the Luas to Finglas extension to date; the future funding expectations; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Bus Services
      256. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount spent to date on BusConnects; the future budget projections; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37969/21]
    • Marine Accidents
      257. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when the review into the performance of the Marine Casualty Investigation Board carried out by a person (details supplied) will be...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      260. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the progress made towards action 100 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38096/21]
  • Department of Finance
    • Housing Schemes
      261. To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to extend the help to buy scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37207/21]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      263. To ask the Minister for Finance if the wage subsidy scheme will be tapered to allow for businesses that record varying profits which may take them just under the expected 30% reduction in...
    • Customs and Excise
      264. To ask the Minister for Finance the reason shipments which have been routed orange at customs which means they have been stopped for document inspection are taking up to three weeks to be...
    • Financial Services
      265. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the recent collapse of an unregulated trust (details supplied); if his attention has been further drawn to the fact that...
    • Departmental Reviews
      266. To ask the Minister for Finance the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1 January 2016; and if he will...
    • Tax Code
      267. To ask the Minister for Finance when the public consultation process on the OECD corporation tax proposals will commence; the terms of reference for the process; and if he will make a...
    • Housing Schemes
      268. To ask the Minister for Finance the reason the help to buy scheme only applies to new builds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37371/21]
    • Tax Code
      269. To ask the Minister for Finance when the Revenue Commissioners will have the valuation process finalised in relation to local property tax reforms; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Insurance Industry
      272. To ask the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that persons will lose their no-claims car insurance bonus if a third party makes a claim for a relatively small...
    • Financial Services
      273. To ask the Minister for Finance if lifetime loans offered to senior citizens can be regulated in order that they can be capped or the recipient can have the option to pay off the loan within...
    • Economic Data
      275. To ask the Minister for Finance further to Parliamentary Question No. 177 of 6 July 2021, if a standalone list will be provided of all publicly controlled market operators that are included...
    • Real Estate Investment Trusts
      277. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of REITs operating in the Irish market; and the number of properties held by these REITs. [37633/21]
    • Tax Code
      278. To ask the Minister for Finance if homeowners in County Clare who have confirmed cases of pyrite in the structure of their homes are exempt from paying the local property tax; and if he will...
    • Universal Social Charge
      280. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will outline the reduction in the rates of the universal social charge; the changes to the relevant income bands; the estimated cost to the Exchequer...
    • Primary Medical Certificates
      281. To ask the Minister for Finance when a proper appeals process will be put in place in relation to the disabled drivers and passengers scheme; when appeals will resume; when regional appeals...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      282. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide details on the nature of...
    • Financial Services
      283. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will clarify the position of deemed disposal being applied to distributing investment funds, for example, on exchange traded funds; if the deemed...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      284. To ask the Minister for Finance if his Department has considered extending the employment wage subsidy scheme to the owners of private childcare crèches; and if he will make a statement...
  • Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
    • Child and Family Agency
      286. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to allocate Tusla the required additional expenditure necessary to fund posts for those working in section 39 organisations in...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      287. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when the public will be informed of the action they need to take to obtain an EU Digital COVID Certificate; if these will take a paper...
    • Departmental Reviews
      288. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1...
    • Heritage Sites
      289. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the capital budget allocation for heritage sites under the remit of the OPW in each of the years of 2018 to 2021, in tabular form; and...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      290. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide...
    • Civil Service
      291. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if there is a delay in concluding reviews of civil service pensions as in the case of a person (details supplied) for which the review...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      292. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the progress made towards action 24 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38085/21]
    • Flood Risk Management
      294. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of the completion of the flood relief scheme in Bantry, County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38087/21]
  • Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
    • Outdoor Events
      298. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to scale up and increase attendances at outdoor sports and cultural events following the recent successful pilot live...
    • Arts Council
      300. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if there is specific funding of advice on funding streams for a project by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a...
    • Sports Organisations
      301. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 329 of 10 March 2021, if Sport Ireland has commenced the recruitment process for its new...
    • Departmental Reviews
      302. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the details of the social impact assessments carried out by her Department and public bodies and agencies under her remit since 1...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      303. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if musicians and bands are being refused access to the music entertainment business assistance scheme if they do not operate...
    • Sports Funding
      304. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason an organisation (details supplied) has received no response or acknowledgement to its submission in January 2021 for...
    • Outdoor Events
      305. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the conditions under which hospitality venues are permitted to have musicians play outside acoustically; and if she will make a...
    • Official Records
      306. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will initiate a dialogue with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in order to make available or release or...
    • Sports Funding
      307. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of successful large-scale sports infrastructure fund projects that have now drawn down funds for project completion by...
    • Caiteachas Gaeilge agus Gaeltachta
      308. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht an bhfuil an comhfhreagras faighte aici ó Choiste Mhná Tí Thír Chonaill an 11 Meitheamh 2021; an bhfuil...
    • Sport and Recreational Development
      309. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding that has been allocated for wheelchair accessibility on walking trails in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021,...
    • Departmental Meetings
      310. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the dates in 2021 she has spoken with either the chairperson and or director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art; and if she will...
    • Údarás na Gaeltachta
      311. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cá mhéad talún neamhfhorbartha atá ag Údarás na Gaeltachta; cá mhéad talún...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      312. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of legal cases brought against her Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      314. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 59 of 22 June 2021 and a letter from this Deputy on 26 June 2021, when she will provide the...
    • Departmental Meetings
      315. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will provide the minutes of the meeting held between her Department and representatives of the events industry on 2...
    • Caiteachas Gaeilge agus Gaeltachta
      316. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht cén dáta a thug a Roinn comhairle do choláistí samhraidh gan éarlaisí a ghlacadh don bhliain 2021;...
    • Gaeltacht Policy
      317. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will provide details of projected expenditure from the fund announced of €2.2 million to support eligible Gaeltacht...
    • Tourism Policy
      318. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to implement measures to address the staff shortage crisis in the hospitality sector; and if she will make a statement...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      319. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when indoor group fitness training will be permitted in premises in which social distancing can be facilitated; and if she will...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      320. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the progress made towards action 75 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38092/21]
  • Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
    • Defective Building Materials
      322. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will be setting up an interdepartmental group to co-ordinate each Department’s response to MICA in County Donegal...
    • Tax Code
      323. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will introduce changes to baselines in respect of the local property tax; if he will continue to use an equalisation...
    • Defective Building Materials
      324. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if under the European Union (Construction Products) Regulations 2013 (SI No.225 of 2013) each of the building control...
    • Citizens' Assembly
      325. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will provide a date for the Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity loss before the Dáil summer recess; and if his...
    • Housing Policy
      326. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if court ordered maintenance payments are included in the income assessment for social housing and HAP eligibility. [37242/21]
    • Departmental Reviews
      327. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit...
    • Housing Policy
      328. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the Departmental planning that is in place to provide grant support to first-time buyers to purchase second hand property; the...
    • Housing Schemes
      329. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of the housing project at a location (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37358/21]
    • Local Area Plans
      331. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the status of sites (detail supplied) in the Ballymun local area plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37360/21]
    • Housing Schemes
      333. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of approved applicants for housing adaptation grants in each priority group in each local authority area in tabular...
    • Fire Service
      335. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of persons employed in the fire service in each of the years 2015 to 2020 and to date in 2021. [37435/21]
    • Housing Policy
      336. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government when the repair and leasing scheme was introduced; the number of approvals each year since the scheme was introduced; the...
    • Rental Sector
      337. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if small landlords dependent on income from their rented property have protection in the event of the tenants paying no rent...
    • Wastewater Treatment
      338. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of urban areas with a population of over 10,000 that currently have wastewater treatment plants with a lack of...
    • Defective Building Materials
      342. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will report on the pyrite remediation scheme that encompasses counties Mayo and Donegal and has not as of yet included...
    • Departmental Reports
      348. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the reason the minutes from the four consultative committees established by his predecessor held between 14 June 2019 and 4...
    • Registration of Title
      352. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of persons working in the Land Registry in each of the past five years, in tabular form; and if he will make a...
    • Approved Housing Bodies
      356. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of housing agencies that are registered in Ireland; if all of these housing agencies are not-for-profit; and the...
    • Animal Culls
      357. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if there were any circumstances in which the culling of seals has been permitted by his Department in Irish waters and the EEZ...
    • Defective Building Materials
      358. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will clarify the process for disposing of the rubble from homes that are demolished due to mica or pyrite in their...
    • Housing Schemes
      359. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of housing projects which will be affected by the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No.3) Bill 2021 if enacted;...
    • Tax Code
      360. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if local authorities retain 100% of the local property tax paid by them in regard to social housing. [37764/21]
    • Rental Sector
      361. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to a situation in which persons who have been given rent breaks during the Covid-19 pandemic...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      362. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will...
    • Rental Sector
      363. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the assistance his Department can provide to tenants who have been given notice to quit by their landlord but are unable to...
    • Environmental Policy
      364. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if the recent fires such as that on Howth Hill requires any rethinking of protection measures or the provision of resources to...
    • Housing Provision
      365. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of long-term lease and Part V lease approvals granted to date in 2021; the number of units in each approval; the...
    • Defective Building Materials
      366. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has received communication and a submission or application from Limerick City and County Council to be included in the...
    • Planning Issues
      367. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he plans to review the National Planning Framework Implementation Roadmap and the Housing Supply Target Methodology for...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      369. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the progress made towards action 29 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38062/21]
    • Derelict Sites
      370. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the steps he is taking to ensure derelict buildings are inspected for risk of collapse; and if he will make a statement on the...
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      371. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if consideration has been given to the way in which Irish citizens who have been vaccinated in other jurisdictions will be able to register...
    • Military Aircraft
      372. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his Department has entered into an international agreement with the United Kingdom that allows the British Royal Air Force to enter Irish...
    • Passport Services
      373. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when a passport will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37238/21]
    • Departmental Reviews
      376. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1 January...
    • Passport Services
      377. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the approximate number of passport applications left to process to fully clear the Covid-19 backlog; the speed with which he expects foreign...
    • Foreign Policy
      378. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has made representations to his Nigerian counterparts concerning the ongoing campaign of violence against Christians in the Middle...
    • Human Rights
      379. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if Ireland supports the imposition of EU Magnitsky style sanctions on persons who are complicit in human rights violations; if such...
    • Foreign Policy
      380. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the recent attack on the offices of the organisers of Tbilisi Pride; if the safety and security of LGBTQ+...
    • Passport Services
      381. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if there are delays with regard to the processing of passport applications particularly in respect of applications for passports for...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      382. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide details...
    • Foreign Policy
      383. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his assessment of the situation in Bahrain (details supplied). [37829/21]
    • Passport Services
      384. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will address the case of a person (details supplied) who has had a passport application rejected due to the fact that they did not...
    • Irish Communities Abroad
      385. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the amount spent on Irish citizens and Irish communities abroad; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37973/21]
    • Passport Services
      386. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of passports that have been issued to date in 2021; the average waiting time for a new passport; and if he will make a statement...
    • Middle East
      387. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the actions he is taking in response to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian violence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38044/21]
    • Human Rights
      389. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the details of the human rights violations that he has raised with the EU and UN since taking office; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • International Bodies
      390. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has held discussions to date with the US Administration regarding the need for the United States of America to sign up to and come...
  • Department of Defence
    • Departmental Reviews
      391. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1 January 2016;...
    • Defence Forces
      392. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of applications received for first time enlistment in the Army, Air Corps and the Naval Service, respectively, in 2020 and to date in...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      394. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide details on...
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • Special Educational Needs
      395. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she will instruct the NCSE to contact a school (details supplied). [37168/21]
    • State Examinations
      396. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if an organisation (details supplied) will be consulted as part of the stakeholder process engaged by the State Exams Commission following the...
    • School Funding
      397. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if grant aid is available to schools (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37206/21]
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      398. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if Covid-19 guidelines to teaching staff for the autumn school reopening will be the same as those for the period prior to the summer holidays;...
    • Special Educational Needs
      400. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of special schools and schools with special classes in the State, respectively; the number of students who attend special schools and...
    • School Transport
      401. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the steps being taken to resolve the issue of medical cards not being accepted for payment on school transport routes due to the recent...
    • School Staff
      403. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her plans to make sufficient resources available in the budgetary process to improve pay and conditions for school secretaries and caretakers and...
    • School Facilities
      404. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the latest policy position regarding the provision of mixed-use toilet facilities given the Design Guide for Sanitary Facilities SDG 02-06 in...
    • Departmental Reviews
      405. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the details of the social impact assessments carried out by her Department and public bodies and agencies under her remit since 1 January 2016;...
    • Special Educational Needs
      406. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an SNA application and appeal by a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37305/21]
    • Schools Building Projects
      408. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of and timeline for the commencement of building work on a school (details supplied). [37399/21]
    • Domestic Violence
      409. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the supports and information made available to schools to deal with suspected and confirmed cases of domestic abuse; and if she will make a...
    • Special Educational Needs
      410. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of schools which participated in the summer provision annually since 2015; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37415/21]
    • School Curriculum
      411. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 334 of 29 June 2021, her views on the setting up of an official channel by her Department with trained...
    • School Facilities
      413. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if her Department can guarantee that schools will be provided with a CO2 monitor in each classroom given the need for safe ventilation; if the...
    • Site Acquisitions
      414. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the site selection process relating to the proposed development of a new school building for a school (details supplied); and if...
    • Schools Building Projects
      415. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the average delivery timescale for a new school building under the design and build system from stage one of the process to completion and...
    • Disadvantaged Status
      416. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if there is funding available for early start classes in DEIS Gaelscoileanna. [37649/21]
    • State Examinations
      417. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if she plans to have calculated grades in 2022 as well as an examination in view of the enormous disruption to students school life in the senior...
    • Special Educational Needs
      418. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of children eligible for July provision in Cork; the number of applications received by her Department to date for children who have a...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      419. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of legal cases brought against her Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide details on...
    • School Costs
      420. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the cost per annum to the Exchequer of keeping a child in the primary school system and the secondary system and if she will make a statement on...
    • School Transport
      421. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of school buses owned by Bus Éireann that are used on the school transport scheme by the age of the vehicle in tabular form; and...
    • Special Educational Needs
      422. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding recent decisions not to allocate SNA support in 46 out of 47 applications made by schools in an area (details supplied)....
    • Oideachas Tríú Leibhéal
      425. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills cé a thug an bhreith pointí bónais don Lár-Oifig Iontrála a thabhairt do dhaltaí a dhéanann an mhatamaitic ag...
    • Schools Building Projects
      426. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the new school building project at a school (details supplied) in County Meath; when work on the new school will commence; when it...
    • Special Educational Needs
      427. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her plans to examine the current July provision programme to examine whether it is fit for purpose; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      429. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress made towards action 36 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38036/21]
    • School Transport
      431. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the steps she is taking to address the shortage of school transport places across County Cork. [38038/21]
    • Pupil-Teacher Ratio
      432. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the current average class size in Irish primary schools; the estimated number of additional teachers that would be required to reduce that number...
    • Disadvantaged Status
      433. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of ensuring that all DEIS school students have access to a laptop or tablet; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
  • Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      434. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to the issue of family carers who are in receipt of the lowest level of the pandemic...
    • Birth Certificates
      436. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a birth certificate application by a person (details supplied); and if the certificate will be issued urgently...
    • Social Welfare Eligibility
      437. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the entitlements that are available to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37272/21]
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      438. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application by a person (details supplied) will be expedited and approved. [37278/21]
    • Departmental Reviews
      439. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the details of the social impact assessments carried out by her Department and public bodies and agencies under her remit...
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      440. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications for domiciliary care allowance in each of the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021, by...
    • State Pensions
      448. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the issues will be addressed in relation to exchange rates in the case of a person (details supplied); if the person would...
    • Registration of Births
      450. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to difficulties in the registration of births in the civil registration service due to the...
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      451. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 427 of 22 June 2021, if her Department has reviewed the recent ESRI report Covid-19 and...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      452. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated savings forthcoming rate changes to the pandemic unemployment payment will have with regard to moving the...
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      453. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 1124 of 21 April 2021, if her Department has further considered extending short time...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic
      456. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the measures that have been implemented by her Department with regard to enabling the safe return to work for workers that...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      457. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the consideration that has been given to extending self-employed related income disregard of €120 per week in respect...
    • Social Welfare Eligibility
      458. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will provide clarity in relation to the way her Department recognises cohabiting couples (details supplied); her views...
    • Registration of Births
      459. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when the birth of a child (details supplied) will be registered. [37573/21]
    • Social Welfare Eligibility
      460. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her views on whether it is discriminatory to place a ceiling on a minority of recipients of the deserted wives benefit...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
      461. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons under 25 years of age currently on the pandemic unemployment payment in County Cork. [37772/21]
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      462. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications for the carer’s allowance in County Cork in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021, respectively;...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      464. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of legal cases brought against her Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will...
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Supports
      465. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the supports that will be made available to those working on short and freelance contracts in the arts and entertainment...
    • Social Welfare Appeals
      466. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an appeal will be expedited for a person (details supplied). [37843/21]
    • Cybersecurity Policy
      467. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason the password length for the MyGov ID is so short, that is, not longer than 16 characters (details supplied); if...
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      468. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will address a matter (details supplied) regarding child benefit; and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Social Welfare Eligibility
      470. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to the fact that child benefit for children over the age of 16 will not be available to some...
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      471. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to instances of delays in paying a social protection support (details supplied); the number...
    • Social Welfare Rates
      472. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 302 of 1 July 2021, the expected spend in 2020 on the wage subsidy scheme for persons...
    • Social Insurance
      473. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated yield from increasing employers' PRSI on the balance of incomes over €100,000; and if she will make a...
    • Social Welfare Benefits
      474. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated cost of extending the fuel allowance payment period by one week; and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Departmental Reports
      480. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will consider publishing an interim report compiled from a smaller portion of the replies from the full cost of...
  • Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth
    • Direct Provision System
      481. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the supports available for a person residing in direct provision who is suffering with mental health...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      482. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the progress made towards action 104 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38043/21]
    • Family Support Services
      485. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth his views in relation to a document prepared by an organisation (details supplied) and submitted to Tusla; if he...
    • Childcare Services
      486. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he plans to review or amend the Covid-19 guidelines for childcare facilities; and if he will make a statement...
    • Departmental Reviews
      487. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under...
    • Disability Services
      488. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if his officials have reviewed the motion on personal assistance services for disabled persons which passed...
    • Domestic Violence
      490. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the steps he is taking to establish dedicated refuge space for male victims and survivors of domestic abuse; and...
    • Childcare Services
      491. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if there are plans to increase the funding available to national organisations within the remit of his...
    • Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
      492. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of protection applicants who presented as unaccompanied minors that have been age-disputed and...
    • Direct Provision System
      493. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if his attention or that of his Department has been drawn to reports of worms found in food served in Kinsale...
    • Domestic Violence
      502. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if funding will be provided for a freephone line for men who are experiencing domestic abuse and coercive...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      503. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and...
    • Child and Family Agency
      504. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the current policy for Tusla employees in regard to protected time for breastfeeding; if the agency has plans in...
    • Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries
      505. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the details of the redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • EU Regulations
      507. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the way in which the requirement for new regulations accords with the requirement to disapply national...
    • Traveller Community
      508. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the details of his engagement with Travellers, Mincéiri and Mincéir and their organisations in County...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      509. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the progress made in the implementation of the access and inclusion model of supports for children with...
  • Department of Education and Skills
    • Third Level Education
      510. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the cost per annum to the Exchequer of keeping teenage and young adults in third-level education; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Further and Higher Education
      511. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the projected expenditure from the National Training Fund until 2025; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37195/21]
    • Third Level Admissions
      512. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the criteria used to determine the six indicators for the higher education access route; his views on whether the rigid application of same can...
    • Third Level Education
      513. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding students wanting to study medicine (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37275/21]
    • Departmental Reviews
      514. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1 January 2016;...
    • Further and Higher Education
      515. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether Youthreach is an independent autonomous form of education that works towards self-directed learning for students; and if he...
    • Third Level Education
      519. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to cases in which students who were previously in receipt of the special rate threshold SUSI grant are now...
    • Domestic Violence
      520. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the supports and information made available to universities, colleges and other institutions and bodies under his remit to deal with suspected...
    • Third Level Education
      521. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of SUSI recipients that have been moved from a non-adjacent maintenance rate in 2020-2021 academic year to an adjacent rate in...
    • Research and Development
      522. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the new €40 million North-South research programme will fund new PhD research projects; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
    • Third Level Fees
      523. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that many Irish prospective students at UK universities have not yet received clarity on their...
    • Apprenticeship Programmes
      524. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if employers of apprentices receive any tax relief or incentives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37626/21]
    • Special Educational Needs
      525. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount it costs to run the HEAR and DARE initiatives on an annual basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37650/21]
    • Third Level Education
      526. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the amount that has been allocated to fund the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2021-2026; and if he will make a statement...
    • Special Educational Needs
      527. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the European funds that contribute to higher and further education in Ireland; if any contribute towards improving access to further and or...
    • Third Level Education
      528. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if SUSI qualification thresholds will be increased; the other initiatives he plans to assist students and their families meet the financial...
    • Third Level Fees
      530. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that DCU has raised the cost of its post-primary teaching fees from €8,960 in 2020 to...
    • Third Level Education
      531. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to a campaign by an organisation (details supplied) amongst others in relation to the impact that the pandemic...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      533. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide details on...
    • Further and Higher Education
      534. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the costs associated with maintaining the National Training Fund advisory group; if the expenditure is taken from the Exchequer or the National...
    • EU Programmes
      535. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the programmes co-financed by the European Social Fund; the percentage of co-financing; the amount co-financed under each programme; and if he...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      536. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress made towards action 42 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38047/21]
    • Third Level Fees
      537. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of reducing the third-level student contribution also known as the registration fee by €500; and if he will make a...
    • Third Level Education
      538. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the annual spend on the student maintenance grant; the estimated cost of increasing all rates by 10%; and if he will make a statement on the...
  • Department of Justice and Equality
    • An Garda Síochána (1 comment)
      540. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will consider requesting the Garda Commissioner to allow members of An Garda Síochána who are suspended for...
    • Foreign Birth Registration
      541. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will propose an amendment to the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956 in order to provide for retrospective...
    • Departmental Reviews
      542. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the details of the social impact assessments carried out by her Department and public bodies and agencies under her remit since...
    • Work Permits
      543. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 1135 of 15 June 2021, the breakdown by nationality of the 133 renewed approvals for the...
    • Residency Permits
      547. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will advise on a matter raised in correspondence (details supplied); if permission will be granted; and if she will make...
    • Visa Applications
      548. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for a stamp O visa by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • Citizenship Applications
      549. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in the determination of an application for citizenship in the case of a person (details supplied); and if...
    • Rights of People with Disabilities
      550. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the steps she is taking to fulfil the programme for Government commitment to develop the third national strategy on domestic,...
    • Domestic Violence
      551. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the steps she is taking to address financial coercion and financial exclusion faced by victims and survivors of domestic abuse;...
    • Proposed Legislation
      553. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will extend the definition of consent in law to emphasise that sexual coercion involves more than threats of and actual...
    • Court Procedures
      554. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will introduce strict time limits for applications to adduce sexual experience evidence and ensure that legal counsel...
    • Drug Dealing
      556. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if her attention has been drawn to the situation residents in a location (details supplied) are having with serious issues...
    • Legislative Measures
      557. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the reason for the delay in implementing all sections of the Judicial Council Act 2019; when she will sign commencement orders...
    • Departmental Policies
      558. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the plan that has succeeded the Youth Justice Action Plan 2014-2018; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37484/21]
    • Naturalisation Applications
      559. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37551/21]
    • Visa Applications
      560. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will address a matter regarding long stay visas (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter....
    • An Garda Síochána
      561. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost if 1,000 additional gardaí were recruited in each of the years 2022 to 2024, in tabular form; and if...
    • Proposed Legislation
      564. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she has considered the report by an organisation (details supplied) relating to easements issued in May 2021; if she is...
    • Prison Service
      565. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the Irish Prison Service has provided her with a report of an incident which took place in 2021 in Cloverhill Prison during...
    • International Protection
      566. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applicants going through the accelerated process at the International Protections Office; the number going...
    • Visa Applications
      568. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications to the new pre-clearance visa scheme that was introduced for UK nationals who came to Ireland after...
    • An Garda Síochána
      569. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of GSOC investigations launched in each of the past five years and to date in 2021. [37803/21]
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      570. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of legal cases brought against her Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      572. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress of a certificate of naturalisation for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the...
    • Prison Service
      573. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if the practices of visiting prisoners have been adjusted and improved in accordance with vaccination levels in the prison and...
    • Charitable and Voluntary Organisations
      585. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will review the upper threshold in respect of prizes that may be raffled by charitable, sporting and community...
    • Naturalisation Applications
      586. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if an application by a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37856/21]
    • Probate Applications
      587. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the average processing time for probate in the past five years by year, in tabular form. [37887/21]
    • Residential Property Prices Register
      588. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if her attention has been drawn to the fact that on the residential property price register website there are a number of...
    • Prison Service
      589. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 358 of 1 July 2021, the significant issues that have arisen in respect of inward prisoner...
    • Visa Applications
      590. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will intervene on humanitarian grounds to ensure the safe passage of an Irish citizen’s mother (details supplied)...
    • An Garda Síochána
      591. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if senior Garda officers have indicated that they will not carry out investigations on behalf of the Garda Síochána...
    • Departmental Strategies
      594. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the progress made towards action 18 of the National Disability and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. [38082/21]
    • Asylum Applications
      595. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will introduce statutory time limits for decisions on asylum applications. [38084/21]
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Horse Racing Industry
      596. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will call for a review of a case (details supplied) by an independent, impartial body in relation to the new evidence in...
    • Horticulture Sector
      597. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will establish Just Transition supports to protect jobs and businesses in the horticulture sector into the future; and if he...
    • Common Agricultural Policy
      598. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if eco scheme payments in the next CAP will be paid at a flat rate per eligible hectare; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Forestry Sector
      599. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 538 of 25 May 2021, the project manager of Project Woodland (details supplied) has stated that...
    • Greyhound Industry
      602. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of greyhounds that were injured and died or were killed at tracks from 1 January 2021 to date; the names of the...
    • Agriculture Schemes
      603. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if concerns have been raised with him in relation to difficulties farmers are experiencing in reducing their herd to comply with the...
    • Departmental Reviews
      605. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the details of the social impact assessments carried out by his Department and public bodies and agencies under his remit since 1...
    • Common Agricultural Policy
      606. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 355 of 30 June 2021, if all current members of the CAP Consultative Committee were invited onto...
    • Forestry Sector
      607. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 362 of 30 June 2021, the minimum level of annual afforestation necessary from 2021 to ensure...
    • Pesticide Use
      610. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an application for a PCS number by a company (details supplied). [37393/21]
    • Forestry Sector
      612. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 332 to 334, inclusive, of 30 June 2021, when he will instruct his Department to seek the...
    • Aquaculture Industry
      615. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the consideration that was given to the environmental implications of a salmon farm which was recently granted a licence in Bantry...
    • Fishing Industry
      618. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on applying for additional mackerel quota to support the hook and line fishery for vessels under 15 m in length targeting...
    • Forestry Sector
      619. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department will prioritise private afforestation licences given Coillte has been issued its full allocation of felling...
    • Official Records
      622. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will make available access to pre-1922 Land Commission records in view of their historical and cultural value to the citizens...
    • Forestry Sector
      623. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the growth of sustainably managed commercial forestry in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37515/21]
    • Animal Welfare
      625. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his attention has been drawn to proposals to prohibit the practice of providing halal meat; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Horse Racing Industry
      626. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he is satisfied that all aspects and clauses in relation to governance, oversight, compliance and due diligence have been met in...
    • Fishing Industry
      627. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the request from some inshore fishermen in Ireland that they would cooperate with the Marine Institute and other...
    • Food Safety
      629. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if all EU states are subject to the same food safety regime when it comes to exporting brown crab to the Chinese market. [37641/21]
    • Harbours and Piers
      630. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the plans that are in place for Killybegs harbour to facilitate future demand in the offshore wind sector against a backdrop of tried...
    • Animal Welfare
      631. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding given to Cork City Council in respect of equine welfare management in the past five years in tabular form. [37775/21]
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      632. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of legal cases brought against his Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide...
    • Animal Breeding
      633. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of cattle that were in the three townlands (details supplied) in County Clare during the years 2018, 2019 and 2020; if he...
    • Forestry Sector
      634. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a voluntary agreement was brought forward by a section or sections of the private sector using woodland carbon code as the basis...
    • Animal Welfare
      635. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 597 of 29 June 2021, his views on whether it is appropriate that a person who admitted...
    • Forestry Sector
      636. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding afforestation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37999/21]
    • Harbours and Piers
      638. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the upgrading of Dinish Pier, Castletownbere, County Cork; and when the upgrade is expected to be completed [38033/21]
  • Department of Rural and Community Development
    • Control of Dogs
      639. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development when a review of measures relating to the control of dogs in Ireland will be published; and if this consultation document will also...
    • Departmental Reviews
      640. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the details of the social impact assessments carried out by her Department and public bodies and agencies under her remit since 1...
    • Broadband Infrastructure
      641. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the steps she is taking to fulfil the Programme for Government commitment to support the development of broadband connection points...
    • Control of Dogs
      642. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development her position on a proposed move of the dog control unit from her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37438/21]
    • Rural Schemes
      643. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development when a school (details supplied) can expect a decision on the CLÁR funding application in relation to an outdoor classroom and a...
    • Charitable and Voluntary Organisations
      644. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development when the Charities Regulator first became aware of the alleged misappropriation of funds relating to an organisation (details...
    • Departmental Legal Cases
      645. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of legal cases brought against her Department in each of the past five years and to date in 2021; and if he will provide...