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Daly, Clare

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Tributes on Retirement of Member of Staff (Continued)

I will not prolong Patricia's agony. I am sure she is not exactly loving any of this. On behalf of Independents 4 Change, and certainly as a member of the Business Committee, it has been my privi...More Button

National Children's Hospital: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I salute Deputy Mattie McGrath and the Rural Independent Group for tabling the motion. A narrative has been put about that the damage has been done, it is an absolute scandal but what can we do? ...More Button

Some say that if we do not continue that there will be delays. The Committee of Public Accounts was told that re-tendering would add two years to the project. Deputy Donnelly said that it would...More Button

This is the absolute nonsense that we have had to put up with on the matter. We want concrete figures and concrete explanations. We do know, however, that the National Paediatric Hospital Develop...More Button

Protected Disclosures

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the status of the deliberations of the panel of barristers he has convened in respect of protected disclosures from current and former gardaí; and if he is satisfied with the manner in which protec...More Button

Defence Forces Medicinal Products

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: if his attention has been drawn to comments by the chief medical officer of the Defence Forces (details supplied); and if soldiers have been disciplined for falsely claiming to be sick from taking ...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: if his attention has been drawn to comments by the chief medical officer of the Defence Forces (details supplied); and if a complaint has been made to An Garda Síochána regarding outside groups enc...More Button

Defence Forces Remuneration

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the estimated cost of backdating claims for Army Rangers, chefs, accountants and recruits to the dates recommended by adjudicators in each case.More Button

Human Rights

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the position regarding the UN guiding principles on human rights impact assessments for economic reform policies, which are being debated at the UN Human Rights Council; and his plans for rolling o...More Button

Revenue Commissioners Resources

Asked the Minister for Finance: if funding will be provided for the purchase of an additional mobile X-ray scanner for the Revenue Commissioners; and the additional equipment that has been provided to the Revenue Commissioners' c...More Button

Ministerial Meetings

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to have a bilateral meeting with his Italian counterpart, Mr. Giovanni Tria.More Button

Pension Provisions

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: further to Parliamentary Question No. 88 of 2 May 2018, if a copy of the actuarial tables referred to will be provided.More Button

Office of the Ombudsman Staff

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if the necessary funding for the recruitment of two additional assistant legal advisers at assistant principal, AP, level for the Office of the Ombudsman will be provided. More Button

Commissions of Inquiry

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if the Information Commissioner and Data Protection Commissioner have been consulted with regard to proposed legislation (details supplied) to seal records of the Commission to Inquire into Child A...More Button

Wards of Court

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the reason the legislative proposals to establish a central funds office to provide for the audit of wards of court funds by the Comptroller and Auditor General have not been progressed in view of ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 177 of 24 October 2017, if he is satisfied that the court is responding to requests for summaries, specifically that it is the position that the committee of t...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the steps he will take to remedy the situation that the wards of court system is in conflict with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the EU Convention on Human Rights and...More Button

Assisted Decision Making

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the status of the full commissioning of the decision support service; and the achievements to date.More Button

Prison Service Data

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 482 of 15 January 2019, the number of Irish Sign Language interpreting hours provided to the Irish Prison Service in each of the years 2015 to 2018.More Button

Garda Equipment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he has received a report from the Garda authorities regarding the issuing of body-worn cameras to An Garda Síochána; and if so, the amount of funding that will be provided for the issuing of bod...More Button

Legislative Programme

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans to update the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956.More Button

Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal Data

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of cases in line to proceed to a member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal for consideration, namely, cases in which the documents necessary are available to allow a member o...More Button

Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 95 to 97, inclusive, of 28 February 2019, the meaning of applications received but not actively pursued by the applicant, and the criteria that must be met in...More Button

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Asked the Minister for Health: the progress made on the granting of importation licences for medicinal cannabis and the sourcing of an adequate distribution company to ensure supply of medication to pharmacies here; and if he wi...More Button

Services for People with Disabilities

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to relocate 33 persons from a home (details supplied); if those persons will be relocated together to a complex; if they will be dispersed to other locations; and if he will make a statem...More Button

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of external consultants employed on a full-time basis by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI; and the levels within the organisation at which these consultants work.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the annual staff turnover in the NMBI since 2011; and the turnover rate at each level of the organisation.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of agency staff employed in the NMBI in each year since 2011; and the percentage of total staff represented by agency staff in the case of each year.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of protected disclosures lodged by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, staff being investigated.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of progress toward the publication of revised legislation in an area (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the changes made to the size and make-up of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, board since the publication of a report in 2015 (details supplied).More Button

Ambulance Service Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Health: if emergency accommodation is provided by the HSE for nursing staff of St. Mary's Hospital in a building (details supplied); if so, the number of managers of the national ambulance service, NAS, wh...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a national ambulance service, NAS, paramedic intern used accommodation in a campsite due to the fact that the intern could not afford to rent accomm...More Button

Ambulance Service Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason overtime for intermediate care operative, ICO, grades in the national ambulance service, NAS, in Limerick has been discontinued.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the significant deterioration in bullying figures between the 2016 national ambulance service, NAS, survey and the survey carried out in 2018; and his further views on the levels of di...More Button

Ambulance Service

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount paid to private ambulances from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 in the Limerick area; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Greyhound Industry

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his views on whether it is appropriate to continue funding the greyhound industry in view of the recent assessment by sports information services (detailed supplied); and if he will make a statemen...More Button

Animal Welfare

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of horses injured and killed at racecourses and point-to-point events here in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if data on the death and injuries of greyhounds will be provided for the period from January to December 2018.More Button

Rail Network Safety

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his plans to update the Railway Safety Act 2005.More Button

UN Conventions Ratification

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: when the second optional protocol of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child will be ratified; the reason Ireland is the only EU member state yet to ratify the convention; and if s...More Button

Court Orders

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if a person who has undergone a parental capacity assessment can be required to undergo a second one immediately or shortly after the first despite there being no issues of process or otherwise wit...More Button

Child and Family Agency Reports

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: further to Parliamentary Question No. 519 of 5 March 2019, if the reason she did not seek a copy of the report in question was due to the fact that she was informed by Tusla that it was an internal...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: further to Parliamentary Question No. 519 of 5 March 2019, when her attention was drawn to the fact that the report in question had been received by Tusla in May 2016.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: further to Parliamentary Question No. 514 of 5 March 2019, if a copy of the minutes requested will be provided in view of the fact the investigation of matters pertaining to the midlands management...More Button

Brexit Preparations

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the specific arrangements made regarding children in care who are placed in residential and-or therapeutic facilities in the United Kingdom; and the impact on the arrangements in the event that the...More Button

Voluntary Sector Funding

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: his views on a report (details supplied) which identified the minimum funding necessary for centres as €121,016; the options being considered for volunteer groups that are underfunded and fall sign...More Button

Carer's Support Grant

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the estimated full-year cost if the carer's support grant was increased from €1,700 to €2,000.More Button

Home Loan Scheme

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: his views on the reports of the discontinuance of the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme; the reason this information was not put in the public domain; and his plans to enable persons who sought t...More Button