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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 771 No. 1

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Prelude

Priority Questions

Sale of State Assets

Public Transport

Tourism Promotion

Swimming Pool Projects

Other Questions

Tourism Industry

Sports Capital Programme

Smarter Transport

Haulage Industry

Topical Issue Matters

Leaders’ Questions

Ceisteanna — Questions (Resumed)

Freedom of Information

Departmental Bodies

Consultancy Contracts

European Council Meetings

Order of Business

Topical Issue Debate

Media Mergers

Flood Prevention Measures

School Accommodation

Accident and Emergency Services

Criminal Justice (Search Warrants) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage

Education (Amendment) (Protection of Schools) Bill 2012: Second Stage [Private Members]

Written Answers

Road Safety

Road Maintenance

Tourism Promotion

State Airports

Sporting Events

Sporting Organisations

Sports Facilities

Tourism Promotion

Wild Atlantic Way Project

Road Traffic Accidents

Airport Landing Slots

Equality Issues

Rail Services

Departmental Staff

The Gathering

Road Improvement Schemes

Penalty Points System

Tourism Promotion

Driving Licences

Tourism Promotion

Sport and Recreational Development

Driving Licences

State Agencies

Tourism Employment

Sport and Recreational Development

Public Transport

Sale of State Assets

Road Network

Job Creation

Departmental Bodies

Penalty Points System

Public Transport

Public Bike Schemes

Penalty Points System

Departmental Staff

Road Network

Sports Facilities

Sick Pay Scheme

Croke Park Agreement

Ministerial Transport

Irish Language

Legal Cases

Departmental Staff

Departmental Staff

Appointments to State Boards

Departmental Expenditure

Driving Licences

Passport Applications

Legal Cases

Departmental Expenditure

Departmental Staff

Passport Applications

EU Presidency

Appointments to State Boards

Tax Clearance Certificates

Tax Code

Proposed Legislation

Irish Language

Credit Availability

National Asset Management Agency

Tax Yield

Legal Cases

National Asset Management Agency

Departmental Staff

National Asset Management Agency

Tax Rebates

National Asset Management Agency

Tax Code

School Management

Appointments to State Boards

Mortgage Interest Relief

Banking Operations

Ministerial Meetings

National Asset Management Agency

Skills Shortages

Higher Education Grants

Irish Language

After School Support Services

School Staffing

School Patronage

School Accommodation

Free Fee Scheme

European Globalisation Fund

Schools Building Projects

School Management

School Staffing Appeals Mechanism

Legal Cases

School Transport

Higher Education Courses

Departmental Funding

Education Schemes

Schools Building Projects

Special Educational Needs

Education Schemes

School Staffing

Special Educational Needs

Departmental Expenditure

Student Grant Scheme

Schools Building Projects

School Staffing

National Council for Special Education

School Staffing

Special Educational Needs

School Transport

Schools Building Projects

Special Educational Needs

Schools Building Projects

School Curriculum

Teaching Qualifications

Special Educational Needs

Appointments to State Boards

School Transport

School Textbooks

Special Educational Needs

Schools Building Projects

FÁS Training Programmes

Higher Education Grants

Schools Building Projects

School Curriculum

Special Educational Needs

School Transport

Coastal Protection

Public Sector Pay

Office of the Ombudsman

Freedom of Information

Flood Relief

EU Funding

Irish Language

Croke Park Agreement

Public Sector Pay

Legal Cases

Labour Court Recommendations

Departmental Expenditure

Social Impact Bonds

Public Service Remuneration

Departmental Staff

Sports Facilities

Departmental Staff

EU Funding

Appointments to State Boards

Legal Services

Croke Park Agreement

Irish Language

Visa Applications

Enterprise Support Services

Job Creation

Work Permits

Legal Cases

Departmental Funding

Job Creation

Job Initiatives

Departmental Staff

Work Permits

Appointments to State Boards

Industrial Relations

Citizen Information Services

Irish Language

Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Scheme

Rent Supplement Scheme

Pension Provisions

Back to Work Placement Programme

Invalidity Pension

Disability Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Carer’s Allowance

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

One-Parent Family Payment

Jobseeker’s Benefit

Carer’s Allowance

Child Care Services

Employment Support Services

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Legal Cases

Rent Supplement Scheme

Invalidity Pension

Social Welfare Benefits

Back to Education Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Departmental Funding

PRSI Contributions

Pension Provisions

Carer’s Allowance

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Family Income Supplement

Employment Support Services

Mortgage Interest Relief

Carer’s Allowance

Flood Relief

Carer’s Allowance

Departmental Staff

Carer’s Allowance

Redundancy Payments

Sick Pay Scheme

Disability Allowance

Departmental Staff

Social Welfare Appeals

Community Employment Schemes

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Redundancy Payments

Carer’s Allowance

Appointments to State Boards

Rent Supplement Scheme

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Domiciliary Care Allowance

School Meals Programme

Employment Support Services

Invalidity Pension

Jobseeker’s Benefit

Gender Recognition

Toghcháin d’Údarás na Gaeltachta

Irish Language

Legal Cases

Turbary Rights

Departmental Funding

Departmental Staff

Special Areas of Conservation

Appointments to State Boards

Energy Prices

Water Levels

Irish Language

Broadcasting Services

Legal Cases

Offshore Exploration

Departmental Staff

Broadcasting Services

Pension Provisions

Offshore Exploration

Electricity Transmission Network

Renewable Energy

Appointments to State Boards

Broadcasting Services

EU Directives

Proposed Legislation

Rental Accommodation Scheme

Proposed Legislation

Social and Affordable Housing

Local Government Audit Service

Voluntary Sector Funding

Irish Language

Household Charge

Regeneration Projects

Local Authority Funding

Homlessness Strategy

Local Authority Staff

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Legal Cases

Local Authority Funding

Regeneration Projects

Local Authority Staff

Local Authority Funding

Voluntary Housing Sector

Departmental Funding

Waste Disposal

Household Charge

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Local Authority Staff

Water Services

Local Authority Housing

Commercial Rates

Housing Grants

Commercial Rates

Local Authority Charges

Planning Issues

Social and Affordable Housing

Housing Statistics

Local Authority Charges

Local Authority Housing

Appointments to State Boards

Social and Affordable Housing

Pyrite Remediation Programme

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Environmental Policy

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Septic Tank Registration Scheme

Commercial Rates

Leader Programmes

Rural Development Programme

Immigration Policy

Registration of Title

Auctioneering Licences

Residency Permits

Liquor Licensing Laws

Human Trafficking

Irish Language

Naturalisation Applications

Court Sittings

Naturalisation Applications

Prison Medical Service

Legal Cases

Coroners Service

Asylum Applications

Departmental Funding

Departmental Funding

Health Services

Departmental Staff

Garda Stations

Garda Operations

Medical Negligence Cases

Garda Districts

Appointments to State Boards

Judicial Appointments

Naturalisation Applications

Garda Operations

Garda Strength

Garda Deployment

Legal Services Regulation

Prisoner Rehabilitation Programmes

Judicial Pay

Garda Strength

Prison Building Programme

Garda Deployment

Courts Service

Irish Language

Legal Cases

Departmental Funding

Defence Forces Museums

Defence Forces Allowances

Departmental Staff

Defence Forces Recruitment

Appointments to State Boards

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Irish Language

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Fishing Vessel Licences

Freedom of Information

Pigmeat Recall Scheme

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Horse Racing Industry

Departmental Investigations

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Legal Cases

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Conditions

Departmental Funding

Suckler Welfare Scheme

Departmental Staff

Suckler Welfare Scheme

Bovine Disease Controls

Stocking Densities

Dairy Sector

Aquaculture Licences

Appointments to State Boards

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Beef Exports

Forestry Grants

Foster Care

Missing Children

Irish Language

Children in Care

Legal Cases

Family Support Services

Departmental Funding

Foreign Adoptions

Departmental Staff

Child Care Services

Appointments to State Boards

Health Service Executive Funding

Youth Services

Health Service Executive Funding

Water Fluoridation

Services for People with Disabilities

Irish Language

Medicinal Products

Health Services

Medical Cards

Long-Term Illness Scheme

General Medical Services Scheme

Services for People with Disabilities

Health Services

Hospital Procedures

Legal Cases

Medical Cards

Pharmacy Services

Mental Health Services

Hospital Procedures

Hospital Waiting Lists

Voluntary Sector Funding

Health Services

Community Care

Health Service Expenditure

Departmental Funding

Medicinal Products

Home Help Service

Health Services

National Dementia Strategy

Intermediate Care

Long-Term Care

Health Service Allowances

Departmental Staff

Health Service Expenditure

Medical Cards

Hospital Procedures

Ambulance Service

General Practitioner Services

Health Screening Programmes

Services for People with Disabilities

Animal Experimentation

Sunbed Regulations

Treatment Abroad Scheme

Tobacco Control Measures

Animal Experimentation

Health Care Models

Symphysiotomy Report

Medical Cards

Drug Pricing Agreement

Medical Cards

Your Health is Your Wealth

Hospital Acquired Infections

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

National Carers’ Strategy

Medical Cards

Dental Services

Dental Services

Appointments to State Boards

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Cards

Tobacco Control Measures

Motorised Transport Grant

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Respite Care Services

Medical Cards

Drugs Payment Scheme

Patient Transport

Hospital Charges

Medical Cards

Departmental Statistics

Health Services

Medical Cards

Hospital Accommodation

Home Help Service

Hospital Services

Hospital Procedures

Health Insurance

Organ Donation

Nursing Home Subventions

Home Help Service

Job Protection

Garda Equipment

Garda Operations

Penalty Points System

Rail Services

Irish Language

Driving Tests

Driving Licences

Road Safety

Rail Network

Legal Cases

Semi-State Bodies

Road Safety

Penalty Points System

Departmental Funding

Departmental Staff

Sports Capital Programme

Road Network

Public Transport

Rail Network

Road Traffic Legislation

Road Network

Road Safety Strategy

Driving Licences

Appointments to State Boards

Road Safety Strategy

Road Network

Road Improvement Schemes

Aer Lingus Share Capital

Road Improvement Schemes

Tourism Employment

Road Signage

Driving Licences

Prelude

Priority Questions

Sale of State Assets

Public Transport

Tourism Promotion

Swimming Pool Projects

Other Questions

Tourism Industry

Sports Capital Programme

Smarter Transport

Haulage Industry

Topical Issue Matters

Leaders’ Questions

Ceisteanna — Questions (Resumed)

Freedom of Information

Departmental Bodies

Consultancy Contracts

European Council Meetings

Order of Business

Topical Issue Debate

Media Mergers

Flood Prevention Measures

School Accommodation

Accident and Emergency Services

Criminal Justice (Search Warrants) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage

Education (Amendment) (Protection of Schools) Bill 2012: Second Stage [Private Members]

Written Answers

Road Safety

Road Maintenance

Tourism Promotion

State Airports

Sporting Events

Sporting Organisations

Sports Facilities

Tourism Promotion

Wild Atlantic Way Project

Road Traffic Accidents

Airport Landing Slots

Equality Issues

Rail Services

Departmental Staff

The Gathering

Road Improvement Schemes

Penalty Points System

Tourism Promotion

Driving Licences

Tourism Promotion

Sport and Recreational Development

Driving Licences

State Agencies

Tourism Employment

Sport and Recreational Development

Public Transport

Sale of State Assets

Road Network

Job Creation

Departmental Bodies

Penalty Points System

Public Transport

Public Bike Schemes

Penalty Points System

Departmental Staff

Road Network

Sports Facilities

Sick Pay Scheme

Croke Park Agreement

Ministerial Transport

Irish Language

Legal Cases

Departmental Staff

Departmental Staff

Appointments to State Boards

Departmental Expenditure

Driving Licences

Passport Applications

Legal Cases

Departmental Expenditure

Departmental Staff

Passport Applications

EU Presidency

Appointments to State Boards

Tax Clearance Certificates

Tax Code

Proposed Legislation

Irish Language

Credit Availability

National Asset Management Agency

Tax Yield

Legal Cases

National Asset Management Agency

Departmental Staff

National Asset Management Agency

Tax Rebates

National Asset Management Agency

Tax Code

School Management

Appointments to State Boards

Mortgage Interest Relief

Banking Operations

Ministerial Meetings

National Asset Management Agency

Skills Shortages

Higher Education Grants

Irish Language

After School Support Services

School Staffing

School Patronage

School Accommodation

Free Fee Scheme

European Globalisation Fund

Schools Building Projects

School Management

School Staffing Appeals Mechanism

Legal Cases

School Transport

Higher Education Courses

Departmental Funding

Education Schemes

Schools Building Projects

Special Educational Needs

Education Schemes

School Staffing

Special Educational Needs

Departmental Expenditure

Student Grant Scheme

Schools Building Projects

School Staffing

National Council for Special Education

School Staffing

Special Educational Needs

School Transport

Schools Building Projects

Special Educational Needs

Schools Building Projects

School Curriculum

Teaching Qualifications

Special Educational Needs

Appointments to State Boards

School Transport

School Textbooks

Special Educational Needs

Schools Building Projects

FÁS Training Programmes

Higher Education Grants

Schools Building Projects

School Curriculum

Special Educational Needs

School Transport

Coastal Protection

Public Sector Pay

Office of the Ombudsman

Freedom of Information

Flood Relief

EU Funding

Irish Language

Croke Park Agreement

Public Sector Pay

Legal Cases

Labour Court Recommendations

Departmental Expenditure

Social Impact Bonds

Public Sector Pay

Departmental Staff

Sports Facilities

Departmental Staff

EU Funding

Appointments to State Boards

Legal Services

Croke Park Agreement

Irish Language

Visa Applications

Enterprise Support Services

Job Creation

Work Permits

Legal Cases

Departmental Funding

Job Creation

Job Initiatives

Departmental Staff

Work Permits

Appointments to State Boards

Industrial Relations

Citizen Information Services

Irish Language

Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Scheme

Rent Supplement Scheme

Pension Provisions

Back to Work Placement Programme

Invalidity Pension

Disability Allowance

Community Employment Schemes

Carer’s Allowance

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Rent Supplement Scheme

One-Parent Family Payment

Jobseeker’s Benefit

Carer’s Allowance

Child Care Services

Employment Support Services

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Legal Cases

Rent Supplement Scheme

Invalidity Pension

Social Welfare Benefits

Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Departmental Funding

PRSI Contributions

Pension Provisions

Carer’s Allowance

Supplementary Welfare Appeals

Family Income Supplement

Employment Support Services

Social Welfare Appeals

Carer’s Allowance

Flood Relief

Carer’s Allowance

Departmental Staff

Carer’s Allowance

Redundancy Payments

Sick Pay Scheme

Disability Allowance

Departmental Staff

Social Welfare Appeals

Community Employment Schemes

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Redundancy Payments

Carer’s Allowance

Appointments to State Boards

Rent Supplement Scheme

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Invalidity Pension

Domiciliary Care Allowance

School Meals Programme

Employment Support Services

Invalidity Pension

Jobseeker’s Benefit

Gender Recognition

Toghcháin d’Údarás na Gaeltachta

Irish Language

Legal Cases

Turbary Rights

Departmental Funding

Departmental Staff

Special Areas of Conservation

Appointments to State Boards

Energy Prices

Water Levels

Irish Language

Broadcasting Services

Legal Cases

Offshore Exploration

Departmental Staff

Broadcasting Services

Pension Provisions

Offshore Exploration

Electricity Transmission Network

Renewable Energy

Appointments to State Boards

Broadcasting Services

EU Directives

Proposed Legislation

Rental Accommodation Scheme

Proposed Legislation

Social and Affordable Housing

Local Government Audit Service

Voluntary Sector Funding

Irish Language

Household Charge

Regeneration Projects

Local Authority Funding

Homelessness Strategy

Local Authority Staff

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Legal Cases

Local Authority Funding

Regeneration Projects

Local Authority Staff

Local Authority Funding

Voluntary Housing Sector

Departmental Funding

Waste Disposal

Household Charge

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Local Authority Staff

Water Services

Local Authority Staff

Local Authority Housing

Commercial Rates

Housing Grants

Commercial Rates

Local Authority Charges

Planning Issues

Social and Affordable Housing

Housing Statistics

Local Authority Charges

Local Authority Housing

Appointments to State Boards

Social and Affordable Housing

Pyrite Remediation Programme

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Environmental Policy

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Septic Tank Registration Scheme

Commercial Rates

Leader Programmes

Rural Development Programme

Immigration Policy

Registration of Title

Auctioneering Licences

Residency Permits

Liquor Licensing Laws

Human Trafficking

Irish Language

Naturalisation Applications

Court Sittings

Naturalisation Applications

Prison Medical Service

Legal Cases

Coroners Service

Asylum Applications

Departmental Funding

Departmental Funding

Health Services

Departmental Staff

Garda Stations

Garda Operations

Medical Negligence Cases

Garda Districts

Appointments to State Boards

Judicial Appointments

Naturalisation Applications

Garda Operations

Garda Strength

Garda Deployment

Legal Services Regulation

Prisoner Rehabilitation Programmes

Judicial Pay

Garda Strength

Prison Building Programme

Garda Deployment

Courts Service

Irish Language

Legal Cases

Departmental Funding

Defence Forces Museums

Defence Forces Allowances

Departmental Staff

Defence Forces Recruitment

Appointments to State Boards

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Irish Language

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Fishing Vessel Licences

Freedom of Information

Pigmeat Recall Scheme

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Horse Racing Industry

Departmental Investigations

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Legal Cases

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Conditions

Departmental Funding

Suckler Welfare Scheme

Departmental Staff

Suckler Welfare Scheme

Bovine Disease Controls

Stocking Densities

Dairy Sector

Aquaculture Licences

Appointments to State Boards

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

Beef Exports

Forestry Grants

Foster Care

Missing Children

Irish Language

Children in Care

Legal Cases

Family Support Services

Departmental Funding

Foreign Adoptions

Departmental Staff

Child Care Services

Appointments to State Boards

Health Service Executive Funding

Youth Services

Health Service Executive Funding

Water Fluoridation

Services for People with Disabilities

Irish Language

Medicinal Products

Health Services

Medical Cards

Long-Term Illness Scheme

General Medical Services Scheme

Services for People with Disabilities

Health Services

Hospital Procedures

Legal Cases

Medical Cards

Pharmacy Services

Mental Health Services

Hospital Procedures

Hospital Waiting Lists

Voluntary Sector Funding

Health Services

Community Care

Health Service Expenditure

Departmental Funding

Medicinal Products

Home Help Service

Health Services

National Dementia Strategy

Intermediate Care

Long-Term Care

Health Service Allowances

Departmental Staff

Health Service Expenditure

Medical Cards

Hospital Procedures

Ambulance Service

General Practitioner Services

Health Screening Programmes

Services for People with Disabilities

Animal Experimentation

Sunbed Regulations

Treatment Abroad Scheme

Tobacco Control Measures

Animal Experimentation

Health Care Models

Symphysiotomy Report

Medical Cards

Drug Pricing Agreement

Medical Cards

Health Framework

Hospital Acquired Infections

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

National Carers’ Strategy

Medical Cards

Dental Services

Dental Services

Appointments to State Boards

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Cards

Tobacco Control Measures

Motorised Transport Grant

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Respite Care Services

Medical Cards

Drugs Payment Scheme

Patient Transport

Hospital Charges

Medical Cards

Departmental Statistics

Health Services

Medical Cards

Hospital Accommodation

Home Help Service

Hospital Services

Hospital Procedures

Health Insurance

Organ Donation

Nursing Home Subventions

Home Help Service

Job Protection

Garda Equipment

Garda Operations

Penalty Points System

Rail Services

Irish Language

Driving Tests

Driving Licences

Road Safety

Rail Network

Legal Cases

Semi-State Bodies

Road Safety

Penalty Points System

Departmental Funding

Departmental Staff

Sports Capital Programme

Road Network

Public Transport

Rail Network

Proposed Legislation

Road Network

Road Safety Strategy

Driving Licences

Appointments to State Boards

Road Safety Strategy

Road Network

Road Improvement Schemes

Aer Lingus Share Capital

Road Improvement Schemes

Tourism Employment

Road Signage

Driving Licences


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