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McLoughlin, Tony

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Financial Resolution No. 1: Tobacco Products Tax (Continued)

I support the financial resolution. Deputy Harty described the effects of smoking on his patients. I have seen its effects on the families of people who are suffering from lung cancer and other a...More Button

I hope the introduction of plain packaging will have an effect, particularly on young people. It is worrying to see so many young people taking up smoking. I congratulate and compliment my coll...More Button

VAT Rate Reductions

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to introduce a VAT reduction on animal vaccines in order to help support better animal welfare on farms; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Passport Controls

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the Irish and EU legislation, which requires Irish citizens to input their passport information into the website of their chosen airline before they depart the country; and if he will make a statem...More Button

Heritage Projects

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if a number of items from both the W.B. Yeats collection on display in Dublin and artefacts recently raised from the Spanish Armada off the coast of County Sligo, which are not currently on display...More Button

Stroke Care

Asked the Minister for Health: the facilities available in the CHO 1 region for persons who suffer from a stroke, in relation to acute hospitals and primary care centres; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Vetting of Personnel

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason it takes up to eight weeks for Garda vetting forms to clear for staff waiting to begin working for the HSE; the reason it is not possible for the HSE to apply for Garda vetting online fo...More Button

Sheep Welfare Scheme Funding

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if a €5 million top-up to the Sheep Welfare Scheme will be applied from 2018 onwards; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the payments made by his Department for the beef data genomic scheme nationally; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he has given consideration to reinstating the ANC payment to 2008 levels to better support farmers who work in the most difficult conditions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button