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Ó Caoláin, Caoimhghín

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Business of Dáil (Continued)

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Confidence in Taoiseach and Government: Motion (Continued)

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Leaders' Questions (Continued)

Must our voiceless in care depend on whistleblowers, unannounced HIQA inspections and RTE's "Prime Time" programme to expose the wholly unacceptable behaviour of some who work in our care homes and...More Button

For all concerned, but especially for those who cannot speak for themselves, like my brother, this behaviour must be rooted out once and for all. In the case of Áras Attracta, HIQA had inspected...More Button

That home is geographically close to the Taoiseach, but the issues being raised are always close to me and my family, and to all families of loved ones with intellectual challenges in such placem...More Button

Let us ensure that we are not looking at people starting to believe that we have a culture of abuse of our most vulnerable in such care settings. As a sibling of one who is so placed, I do not a...More Button

The Taoiseach has made the point about Áras Attracta and other settings. This is important as that is at the core of the issue. This is not only about Áras Attracta. This is not an isolated inci...More Button

I noted the commentary of Mr. Tony O'Brien, the director general of the HSE, with regard to wider use of undercover surveillance but that is such a reactive step under the assumption that things ...More Button

Mr. O'Brien's point is well taken but that is not the full answer. We must examine care settings right across the board and instill through retraining and uptraining the highest standards in the...More Button

Water Services Bill 2014: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

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Trade Data

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the current status of Irish trade with Iran; the extent of Irish Government and its agencies' efforts to explore and promote Irish goods and services in contacts with the Iranian authorities; his p...More Button

Trade Missions

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the current status of Irish trade with Iran; the extent of Irish Government and its agencies' efforts to explore and promote Irish goods and services in contacts with the Iranian authorities; his p...More Button

Hospitals Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Health: the details of general maintenance and upkeep of hospitals; if there is a specific budget provided for this; if he will provide details of this spend in paediatric hospitals; and if he will make a ...More Button

Respite Care Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the respite care available to families caring for older persons in County Monaghan; if those availing of the service must travel to County Cavan in any cases; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

School Transport Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: where families had previously relied on the medical card for school transportation purposes for children; if these families will be in a position to avail of the free service if a parent has been g...More Button