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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 879 No. 2

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Prelude

Ceisteanna - Questions

Priority Questions

Garda Misconduct Allegations

Policing Authority

Garda Complaints Procedures

Witness Protection Programme

Human Rights Issues

Other Questions

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

Garda Misconduct Allegations

Insolvency Service of Ireland Applications Data

Immigration Policy

Garda Deployment

Topical Issue Matters

Return to Writ: Carlow-Kilkenny

Introduction of New Member

Leaders' Questions

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed)

Cabinet Committee Meetings

Irish Language

Order of Business

Business of Dáil

Topical Issue Debate

Education and Training Provision

Addiction Treatment Services

Arts Funding

Departmental Offices

Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences)(Amendment) Bill 2014 [Seanad]: Order for Report Stage

Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences)(Amendment) Bill 2014 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages

Midland Regional Hospital: Motion [Private Members]

Written Answers Nos. 1 - 127

Traveller Community

Garda Recruitment

Courts Service

Garda Misconduct Allegations

Debt Collection

Proposed Legislation

Proposed Legislation

Garda Strength

Wrongful Convictions

Criminal Assets Bureau

Courts Service Administration

Legislative Measures

Written Answers Nos. 128 - 147

Cross-Border Co-operation

Cross-Border Co-operation

Garda Investigations

Garda Misconduct Allegations

Immigration Policy

Garda Misconduct Allegations

Spent Convictions Legislation

Equality Issues

Departmental Reports

Stardust Fire

Courts Service

Cross-Border Co-operation

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission Remit

UN Conventions

Garda College

Garda Misconduct Allegations

Ministerial Meetings

Deportation Orders Data

UN Conventions

Organised Crime

Written Answers Nos. 148-62

Community Courts

Garda Misconduct Allegations

Visa Applications

Garda Reserve

Northern Ireland Issues

Debt Collection

Human Rights Issues

International Agreements

Garda Youth Diversion Projects

Census of Population Data

Unemployment Data

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Ministerial Travel

Written Answers Nos. 163 - 181

Dublin-Monaghan Bombings

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Staff Retirements

Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

Pension Provisions

Farm Assist Scheme Applications

Social Insurance

JobsPlus Scheme

Jobseeker's Allowance Eligibility

Carer's Allowance Applications

Social Welfare Appeals Status

Disability Allowance Applications

Social Welfare Benefits Data

Jobseeker's Benefit Payments

Jobseeker's Benefit

Social Welfare Code

Written Answers Nos. 182 - 199

Jobseeker's Allowance Appeals

Social Welfare Rates

Social Welfare Rates

Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals

Treatment Benefit Scheme Payments

Treatment Benefit Scheme Payments

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Invalidity Pension Eligibility

Enterprise Support Schemes

Departmental Staff Data

Job Initiatives

Jobseeker's Benefit Applications

Carer's Allowance Payments

Written Answers Nos. 200 - 215

Carer's Allowance Applications

Garda Resources

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Disability Allowance Eligibility

One-Parent Family Payment Payments

Rent Supplement Scheme Eligibility

Carer's Allowance Applications

Carer's Allowance Applications

Jobseeker's Allowance Appeals

Disability Allowance Applications

Back to Education Allowance Expenditure

Invalidity Pension Applications

Labour Activation Measures

Disability Allowance Eligibility

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Carer's Allowance Appeals

Written Answers Nos. 216 - 232

One-Parent Family Payment Payments

Respite Care Grant Payments

Social Welfare Appeals Status

Social Welfare Appeals Status

Ministerial Travel

Disability Allowance Applications

Redundancy Payments

Social Welfare Rates

Departmental Contracts

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Domiciliary Care Allowance Data

Living Alone Allowance

Social Welfare Benefits Data

Water Conservation Grant

Carer's Allowance Applications

Written Answers Nos. 233-249

Living Alone Allowance

Carer's Allowance Applications

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Pension Provisions

Pension Provisions

Disability Allowance Applications

Disability Allowance Payments

Carer's Allowance Applications

Social Welfare Benefits

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Social Welfare Rates

Community Employment Schemes Data

Pacáiste Sochair Teaghlaigh

Carer's Allowance Delays

Disability Allowance Payments

Invalidity Pension Applications

Written Answers Nos. 250-267

Social Insurance Data

Invalidity Pension Applications

Back to Education Allowance

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Staff Retirements

Living City Initiative

Mortgage Arrears Proposals

Mortgage Arrears Proposals

Mortgage Arrears Proposals

Ministerial Responsibilities

Tax Credits

Exports Data

Mortgage Arrears Proposals

Mortgage Arrears Proposals

Written Answers Nos. 268-283

State Banking Sector

Fuel Traders Licences

Fiscal Policy

IBRC Loans

Central Bank of Ireland Investigations

IBRC Operations

Credit Union Fund

Credit Union Regulation

Credit Union Regulation

Credit Union Regulation

Credit Union Regulation

Credit Union Regulation

Credit Union Regulation

Credit Union Services

Credit Union Regulation

VAT Rate Application

Written Answers Nos. 284 - 300

Tax Data

Customs and Excise Protocols

Financial Services Ombudsman

IBRC Legal Cases

IBRC Loans

IBRC Loans

Mortgage Data

Tax Code

Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

Tax Rebates

Pension Provisions

Tax Code

Ministerial Travel

IBRC Operations

Written Answers Nos. 301-317

Official Engagements

Tax Code

Property Tax

Tax Code

Fiscal Policy

Economic Data

Central Bank of Ireland

Tax Relief Costs

Tax Code

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Public Sector Staff Redeployment

Public Sector Staff Retirements

Office of Government Procurement

Office of Public Works Properties

Written Answers Nos. 318-334

Office of Public Works Staff

Public Sector Staff Remuneration

European Stability Programmes

Departmental Staff Retirements

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Public Procurement Contracts

Public Procurement Contracts

Drainage Schemes

Semi-State Bodies

Office of Public Works Staff

Freedom of Information

Office of Public Works Staff

Written Answers Nos. 335-351

Public Procurement Contracts

Ministerial Travel

National Monuments

Public Expenditure Data

Public Sector Staff Remuneration

National Minimum Wage

Office of Public Works Projects

State Properties

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Coastal Erosion

Legislative Measures

Legislative Measures

Work Permits Applications

IDA Supports

Ministerial Travel

Company Closures

Legislative Measures

Written Answers Nos. 352-372

Biotechnology Industry

Construction Contracts

IDA Site Visits

Job Creation

Construction Sector Strategy

Microfinance Loan Fund Scheme

Enterprise Support Schemes

IDA Site Visits

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Staff Retirements

Bioenergy Strategy

Single Payment Scheme Payments

Herd Data

Animal Welfare

Bovine Disease Controls

Single Payment Scheme Payments

Herd Data

Written Answers Nos. 373-385

Beef Data Programme

Beef Data Programme

Fishing Fleet Modernisation

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Flock Data

GLAS Applications

Scéim um Roghanna Comhshaoil Talmhaíochta

Single Payment Scheme Applications

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Commonage Framework Plans

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Written Answers Nos. 386-402

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Single Payment Scheme Applications

Single Payment Scheme Applications

Beef Data Programme

Agriculture Scheme Penalties

Agriculture Scheme Penalties

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme

GLAS Data

Land Parcel Identification System

Beef Data Programme

Single Payment Scheme Applications

Greyhound Industry

Land Parcel Identification System

Environmental Schemes

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Applications

Written Answers Nos. 403-419

Hardship Grant Scheme Eligibility

Fishery Harbour Centres

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Early Retirement Scheme

Agriculture Scheme Administration

Grassland Sheep Scheme Applications

Fishing Fleet Modernisation

Single Payment Scheme Payments

Basic Payment Scheme

Fishing Industry

Fish Quotas

Herd Data

Beef Data Programme

Beef Data Programme

Single Payment Scheme Payments

Single Payment Scheme Applications

Written Answers Nos. 420-436

Ministerial Travel

Ministerial Meetings

Single Payment Scheme Appeals

Fisheries Protection

Trade Agreements

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Agriculture Scheme Eligibility

Agriculture Scheme Eligibility

Bord na gCon Contracts

Agriculture Scheme Penalties

Agriculture Scheme Data

GLAS Eligibility

Foreshore Licence Applications

Written Answers Nos. 437-453

Rural Development Programme

Beef Data Programme

Single Payment Scheme Administration

Herd Data

Harbours and Piers Development

Beef Data Programme

Rural Development Programme

Rural Development Programme

Bord na gCon Funding

Afforestation Programme

Rural Development Programme

Control of Dogs

Laboratory Facilities

Forestry Grants

Written Answers Nos. 454 - 470

Single Payment Scheme Applications

Beef Data Programme

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Staff Retirements

Naval Service Operations

Defence Forces Reorganisation

Defence Forces Reserve Strength

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Staff Retirements

National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan

EU Issues

Internationalisation Register

Garda Deployment

International Education

Public Sector Staff Training

Written Answers Nos. 471-487

Legislative Measures

Departmental Consultations

Consultancy Contracts

Legislative Measures

Personal Insolvency Act

Deportation Orders Data

Deportation Orders Data

Deportation Orders Data

Prison Staff

Garda Powers

Garda Powers

Refugee Data

Proposed Legislation

Naturalisation Applications

Naturalisation Applications

Written Answers Nos. 488-504

Legislative Measures

Disability Services Programme Review

Pension Provisions

Garda Deployment

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission Funding

Refugee Data

Airport Security

Refugee Status Applications

Tribunals of Inquiry Reports

Policing Authority Establishment

Garda Deployment

Naturalisation Applications

Legal Services Regulation

Garda Vetting Applications

Drugs Crime

Garda Deployment

Written Answers Nos. 505-521

National Carers Strategy Implementation

Ministerial Travel

Courts Service Data

Legislative Process

Prison Deaths

Prison Drug Treatment Services

Prison Staff

Prison Facilities

Legal Services Regulation

Deportation Orders

EU Regulations

Garda Deployment

Stardust Fire

Garda Deployment

Citizenship Applications

Written Answers Nos. 522-539

Prison Medical Service

Garda Disciplinary Proceedings

Prisoner Data

Prison Education Service

Prison Education Service

Garda Remuneration

Garda Reserve

Garda National Immigration Bureau

Insolvency Service of Ireland Data

Insolvency Service of Ireland Data

Legislative Process

Stardust Fire

Organised Crime

Garda Resources

Criminal Law

Garda Strength

Garda Strength

Garda Strength

Written Answers Nos. 540-556

Asylum Applications

Bail Law

Crime Investigation

Firearms Licences

Prisoner Rehabilitation Programmes

Prisoner Rehabilitation Programmes

Legal Aid Service

Prisoner Rehabilitation Programmes

Prisoner Rehabilitation Programmes

Criminal Law

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Tribunals of Inquiry Reports

Legislative Process

Departmental Staff Data

Written Answers Nos. 557-573

Child Care Costs

Child Care Services Provision

Domestic Violence Refuges Provision

Child and Family Agency Funding

Child and Family Agency Funding

Departmental Funding

Child Care Services Regulation

School Completion Programme

Foreign Adoptions

Ministerial Travel

Departmental Reports

School Completion Programme

Bullying in Schools

Children in Care

Special Educational Needs Staff

Child and Family Agency Funding

Written Answers Nos. 574-589

Children in Care

Children in Care

Child and Family Agency Staff

Child and Family Agency Funding

Departmental Funding

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Staff Retirements

Speech and Language Therapy

Mobility Allowance Decision

Health Services Staff

Home Help Service

National Carers Strategy

National Carers Strategy

National Carers Strategy

Written Answers Nos. 590-606

Medical Card Applications

Hospital Waiting Lists

Mental Health Services Provision

Hospital Services

Ambulance Service Staff

Home Care Packages Provision

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Incidence

Ambulance Service Provision

Ambulance Service Provision

Written Answers Nos. 607-623

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Health Services Staff

Medical Card Applications

Mental Health Services Provision

Health Services Provision

Autism Support Services

Long-Term Illness Scheme Administration

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Autism Support Services

Autism Support Services

Hospital Appointments Status

Written Answers Nos. 624 - 644

Hospital Beds Data

Maternity Services Provision

Hospital Services

Dental Services

Health Services

Hospital Appointments Status

Mental Health Services Provision

Mental Health Services Provision

Hospital Services

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Services

Home Help Service Provision

Medical Card Applications

Services for People with Disabilities

Written Answers Nos. 645 - 657

Services for People with Disabilities

Audiology Services Provision

Health Services

Parking Charges

Consumer Protection

General Practitioner Services Provision

Drugs Payment Scheme Coverage

Hospital Appointments Status

Home Help Service Provision

Medical Card Applications

Services for People with Disabilities

Written Answers Nos. 658 - 675

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Groups

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Services Provision

General Medical Services Scheme

Medical Card Eligibility

Psychological Assessments

Hospital Waiting Lists

General Practitioner Training

Medical Card Reviews

Health Services Provision

General Medical Services Scheme

Disease Incidence

Hospital Appointments Delays

Written Answers Nos. 676 - 691

Health Services Staff Data

Mental Health Services Provision

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Review

Medical Card Eligibility

National Carers' Strategy

Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Patient Transport Expenditure

Patient Transport Expenditure

National Drugs Strategy Implementation

General Practitioner Contracts

Health Services Data

Health Services

Written Answers Nos. 692-709

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Transfers

Health Services Staff Recruitment

National Dementia Strategy Implementation

EU Directives

HIQA Reports

Ministerial Travel

Hospital Services

Services for People with Disabilities

General Medical Services Scheme

Audiology Services Provision

Hospital Waiting Lists

Mental Health Services Provision

Mental Health Services Provision

Medical Card Eligibility

Written Answers Nos. 710-725

Services for People with Disabilities

HSE Reports

Services for People with Disabilities

Medicinal Products Availability

Nursing Home Services

Medical Card Applications

Hospital Waiting Lists

Orthodontic Services Provision

Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

Counselling Services Provision

Drug Treatment Programmes

Treatment Abroad Scheme

Services for People with Disabilities

Written Answers Nos. 726-742

HIQA Reports

Mental Health Services Provision

Employment Appeals Tribunal

Employment Appeals Tribunal

Health Services Data

Medical Register Administration

Hospital Appointments Status

Services for People with Disabilities

Ambulance Service Response Times

Hospital Appointments Delays

Mental Health Services Provision

Mental Health Services Provision

Health Services Expenditure

Health Services Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 743-759

Health Services

Research Funding Applications

Hospitals Inspections

Hospital Appointments Administration

Public Sector Reform Implementation

Health Insurance Data

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Data

Orthodontic Services Provision

Care Services Provision

Health Services

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Medical Products

Written Answers Nos. 760-775

Community Care Provision

Long-Term Illness Scheme Administration

Hospital Accommodation Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Health Services Data

Mental Health Services Provision

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Public Sector Staff Redeployment

Public Sector Staff Retirements

Human Rights Issues

Human Rights Issues

Human Rights Issues

Human Rights Issues

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Foreign Conflicts

Written Answers Nos. 776-794

Middle East Issues

International Relations

Human Rights Issues

Overseas Development Aid

Official Engagements

Human Rights Issues

UN Reform

Human Rights Issues

EU Meetings

Ministerial Meetings

Consular Services Provision

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Public Sector Staff Redeployment

Public Sector Staff Retirements

Education and Training Boards Administration

School Transport Eligibility

Health Services Provision

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Written Answers Nos. 795-810

Higher Education Courses Provision

Third Level Facilities

Third Level Institutions

Apprenticeship Programmes

Student Grant Scheme Appeals

Teaching Contracts

School Closures

Schools Building Projects Status

Third Level Institutions Mergers

Schools Designation

State Examinations Reviews

School Funding

Broadband Service Provision

School Curriculum

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Written Answers Nos. 811-827

Home Tuition Scheme

Teaching Qualifications

Third Level Participation

Special Educational Needs Data

Special Educational Needs Data

Written Answers Nos. 828 - 849

Special Educational Needs Staff

Special Educational Needs Staff

Further Education and Training Colleges

Schools Building Projects Applications Data

Schools Building Projects

Third Level Courses Availability

Third Level Funding

Written Answers Nos. 850-861

Schools Building Projects Applications

School Transport Provision

School Placement

Foirne Scoile

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Guidance Counsellors

School Guidance Counsellors

Teacher Training Provision

School Curriculum

Third Level Staff Remuneration

Written Answers Nos. 862-878

Gaelscoil Issues

Student Universal Support Ireland Administration

Capitation Grants

Post-Leaving Certificate Courses Availability

National Council for Special Education

Autism Support Services

Capitation Grants

School Staff

Equality Issues

Information and Communications Technology

Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Third Level Fees

Victim Support Services

Victim Support Services

Student Universal Support Ireland Administration

Written Answers Nos. 879 - 895

Third Level Fees

Schools Building Projects Status

Teachers' Remuneration

European Court of Human Rights Judgments

Curaclam Scoile

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Transport Eligibility

Ministerial Travel

Ministerial Meetings

Education and Training Boards

Schools Refurbishment

School Playgrounds

Third Level Facilities

Teacher Data

Teacher Data

Teacher Data

Written Answers Nos. 896-911

Special Educational Needs Expenditure

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Funding

Schools Building Projects Status

School Staff

School Staff

School Accommodation Provision

School Enrolments

School Patronage

Schools Refurbishment

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Departmental Staff Training

School Patronage

Home Tuition Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 912-931

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Staff Retirements

Foreshore Issues

Wind Energy Guidelines

Departmental Funding

Local Authority Charges Application

Mortgage Arrears Proposals

Irish Water Remit

Local Authority Charges Collection

Litter Pollution Legislation

Written Answers Nos. 932-947

Local Authority Finances

Library Services

Control of Dogs

Development Contributions

Building Regulations

Local Authority Housing Provision

Water Charges Administration

Local Authority Staff Recruitment

Mortgage to Rent Scheme Applications

Planning Issues

Register of Electors Data

Local Authority Staff Data

Private Residential Tenancies Board

Regeneration Projects Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 948 - 963

Non-Principal Private Residence Charge Collection

Energy Efficiency

Housing Adaptation Grant Funding

Leader Programmes Administration

Foreshore Licence Applications

Private Residential Tenancies Board

Drainage Schemes

Water Charges Exemptions

Housing Issues

Water and Sewerage Schemes Provision

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Rural Development Programme

Planning Issues

Ministerial Travel

Written Answers Nos. 964-981

National Carers' Strategy Status

Leader Programmes Administration

Local Authority Housing Provision

Local Authority Housing Provision

Register of Electors Administration

Local Authority Finances

Wastewater Treatment

Local Authority Services

Mortgage to Rent Scheme Applications

Planning Issues

Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding

Control of Dogs

Control of Dogs

Mortgage to Rent Scheme Applications

Noise Pollution

Control of Dogs

Written Answers Nos. 982-998

National Planning Framework

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Energy Prices

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Corrib Gas Field

Energy Schemes Data

Ministerial Travel

Energy Policy

Telecommunications Infrastructure

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Wind Energy Generation

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Departmental Staff Data

Written Answers Nos. 999-1014

Mountain Rescue Service

Air Safety

Community Involvement Scheme

Rail Services

Community Involvement Scheme

Taxi Regulations

Sports Capital Programme Eligibility

Ministerial Appointments

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Road Safety Strategy

Haulage Industry Regulation

Tourism Capital Investment Programme

Sports Facilities Provision

Written Answers Nos. 1015-1031

Departmental Funding

Employment Rights

Penalty Points System

Driver Licence Renewals

Harbour Authorities

Harbour Authorities Appointments

Harbour Authorities Expenditure

State Bodies Expenditure

Harbour Authorities Expenditure

Harbour Authorities Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 1032 - 1052

Vehicle Clamping

Ministerial Travel

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Sports Capital Programme Data

Airport Promotion

Sports Capital Programme Administration

Roadworthiness Testing

Penalty Points System

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Cycling Facilities Provision

Departmental Staff Data

Departmental Staff Retirements

Departmental Funding

Departmental Funding

Film Industry Development

Written Answers Nos. 1053 - 1065

National Parks Projects

Heritage Projects

Heritage Projects

Heritage Fund

Seirbhísí Eitilte

Ministerial Travel

Arts Council Grants

Commemorative Events

Beit Collection

Departmental Staff Recruitment

Departmental Staff Redeployment

Departmental Staff Retirements


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