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Hogan, Phil

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (Continued)

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Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

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Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

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Homeless Persons Supports

Was asked: if he will confirm that provision of capital funds has been made for the construction of a public library (details supplied) in County Waterford; if he will confirm that there is adequate co-ordina...More Button

Funding of €556,000.00 in respect of Carrickphierish Community Library was provided to Waterford City Council, in 2010, from my Department’s Social and Community Facilities Scheme in recognition of...More Button

Was asked: the position regarding the proposed new sewerage schemes for areas (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The Water Services Investment Programme 2010 – 2013 provides for the development of a comprehensive range of new water services infrastructure in County Kerry. The Ardfert, Ballylongford, Fenit an...More Button

Kerry County Council has sought tenders for the Ballylongford and Tarbert wastewater treatment plants as one contract and is currently assessing the tenders received. When this assessment is comp...More Button

The Preliminary Report for the Fenit Sewerage Scheme is being assessed by my Department. The Council was requested to provide additional information to enable my Department to complete its assess...More Button

Was asked: the reason approved Leader funding is being withheld for the development of a sports ground (details supplied) in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The project referred to in the Question was submitted to and was approved by my Department in 2012. Approval was conditional on the appropriate leasing arrangements being put in place and a requi...More Button

The LDC was advised that an appeal could be submitted; information to address the identified issues was subsequently submitted and the project was re-examined in light of this. A revised report, ...More Button

In line with the appeals procedure in place the LDC lodged a request for a further review to the Regional Inspector on 19 June 2013. Department procedures allow for a 2 month period to conduct this...More Button

Was asked: if, in the context of the establishment of Irish Water, liabilities incurred by local authorities in the provision of public water supplied to communities will be transferred to Irish Water; and if...More Button

The Water Sector Reform Implementation Strategy, which is published on my Department’s website, is focused on ensuring that appropriate policy and legal frameworks are put in place for Irish...More Button

Was asked: further to a previous Parliamentary Question, if he will confirm the information that has been requested from Kildare Leader partnership in respect of the Geraldine Hall project. More Button

As outlined previously in Question No. 419 of the 25 June 2013 , the project referred to in the question is a high value project and is currently under assessment by my Department. Further informat...More Button

Was asked: if he will provide a breakdown of the funding provided by his Department to agencies dealing with the issue of homelessness in County Louth in 2010, 2011 and 2012; the amount that has been allocate...More Button

Waste Water Treatment Inspections

Was asked: if he will provide a breakdown of the funding provided by his Department to agencies dealing with the issue of domestic violence in County Louth in 2010, 2011 and 2012; the amount that has been all...More Button

Was asked: if he will clarify the basis on which Kildare County Council carried out improvements, upgrading and maintenance on a regular basis on the road serving the properties of persons (details supplied) ...More Button

Was asked: if he will clarify the position regarding the road (details supplied) in County Kildare with particular reference to when responsibility for maintenance was undertaken by Kildare County Council in ...More Button

Was asked: if he will apply to the appropriate national and European bodies to amend the rural development programme so that the Cnoc na Gaoithe project in Tulla, County Clare and other projects which similar...More Button

There are 35 Local Action Groups contracted, on my Department’s behalf, to deliver the Leader elements of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 (RDP) throughout the country and these groups are...More Button

I recently met briefly with the project promoters and outlined to them that in accordance with the State Aid rules/‘de minimis’ (Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1998/2006) the overall limit of ‘de...More Button

It is possible to seek a derogation in relation to the Conservation and Upgrading of the Rural Heritage measure. However, the Programme amendment process, as stipulated in the regulatory framewor...More Button

Was asked: the parameters of the Minister of State's recent address to the International Conference on Nuclear Security in Vienna, Austria on 30 June and 1 July; if he will detail the bilateral engagements an...More Button

My colleague, the Minister of State Fergus O’Dowd, attended the opening day of the International Conference on Nuclear Security organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna ...More Button

The Minister of State, Deputy O’Dowd made a statement to the Conference during the afternoon session of the opening day. In his statement, he confirmed Ireland’s policy position not to use nuclea...More Button

Minister of State O’Dowd stressed Ireland’s commitment to effective multilateralism as the best way of achieving and upholding the rule of law, ensuring international peace and security, and advanc...More Button

He also referred to Ireland’s positive contribution to the dialogue aimed at improving Government to Government communications on nuclear shipments, which has been underway at the IAEA since late...More Button

Finally, he concluded that it is appropriate for the international community to use the opportunity of the Conference to take stock in assessing lessons learned in the area of nuclear security; to ...More Button

In terms of his international engagements during his time in Vienna, Minister of State O’Dowd and my Department and the Department of Foreign Affairs had a pre-arranged meeting with the IAEA Direct...More Button

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Question No. 191 of 27 June 2013, and the recently signed Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems (Financial Assistance) Regulations 2013, when he expects grants to be made a...More Button

Was asked: the position regarding the new septic tank grant €4,000 if a person sells a house; will the new purchaser be entitled to claim the grant for upgrading the septic tank; if there is a time limit on t...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 175 and 176 together.More Button

The Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems (Financial Assistance) Regulations 2013 , which I recently signed, provide for a scheme of grant assistance for the remediation of domestic wastewater tr...More Button

Purchasers of houses may subsequently apply for grant aid once they meet all eligibility criteria, including the requirement that the treatment system serving the property was originally registered...More Button