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Adams, Gerry

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Death of Shane O'Farrell: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

Cuirim fáilte roimh theaghlach Uí Fhearghail: Lucia agus Jim, tuismitheoirí Shane; agus a dheirfiúracha. The death of Shane O'Farrell was a devastating blow to the O'Farrell family but so too has ...More Button

I want to focus on one particular area with the Minister, as I have previously done with the Taoiseach. That area is the role and responsibility of the DPP in this and in other cases. The const...More Button

There should be an oversight body, a criminal justice inspectorate, that can hold the DPP to account for the inexplicable decisions it takes. In November 2016 the then Taoiseach, Deputy Enda Ken...More Button

Passport Applications Data

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of new applications and renewal applications for Irish passports that have come from Northern Ireland since 1 January 2018; and the number of these applications that are being processed ...More Button

Passport Services

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: his views on the system through which elected representatives can communicate with the Passport Office; and his plans to review this system to better improve it.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the consideration he is giving to the need for a new and dedicated passport service located in Northern Ireland.More Button

Naturalisation Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if a Palestinian citizen who is married to an Irish citizen is eligible to apply for Irish citizenship.More Button

Psychological Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of the 114 assistant psychologist posts and 20 psychologist posts that have been filled (details supplied); the locations in which these posts will be based; when the remaining posts wil...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the impact the announced psychologist posts will have for children and young persons that are trying to access CAMHS services in County Louth; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Counselling Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of the undertaking of the HSE to examine the scope for improved ways of working through a service improvement initiative for counselling in primary care (details supplied); the outreach ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to introduce a computerised cognitive behavioural programme; the engagement that has taken place with healthcare providers in each CHO area in advance of the initiative; the locations in ...More Button

Mental Health Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: when he plans to introduce a dedicated mental health telephone and text line in 2018 in addition to a pilot telepsych initiative that will deliver mental health treatment and therapies online; the ...More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Asked the Minister for Health: if patients that have undergone bariatric surgery are entitled to a follow-up surgery to remove excess skin; the number of patients on the waiting list for assessment for skin removal surgery; the ...More Button

Hospital Procedures

Asked the Minister for Health: the hospitals in which skin removal operations are carried out; and the medics who perform the procedure.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of operations for the removal of excess skin following bariatric surgery that have been carried out in each of the past five years; the number that were carried out to date in 2018; and ...More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: if it is HSE policy that patients requiring plastic surgery following cancer treatment are prioritised over patients requiring similar surgery following bariatric surgery.More Button

Hospital Appointments Delays

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the case of a person (details supplied) who is awaiting assessment for surgery to remove excess skin following bariatric surgery; when they will be called for an ...More Button