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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 899 No. 3

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Prelude

Ceisteanna - Questions

Priority Questions

Arts Plan

National Monuments

National Archives

Údarás na Gaeltachta

National Archives

Other Questions

Cultural Policy

Artists' Remuneration

Irish Music Industry Promotion

Architectural Heritage

Topical Issue Matters

Leaders' Questions

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed)

Cabinet Committee Meetings

Official Engagements

Order of Business

Equality in Education Bill 2015: First Stage

Equal Participation in Schools Bill 2015: First Stage

EU Framework Agreement with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Referral to Select Committee

Topical Issue Debate

Flood Relief Schemes

Flood Prevention Measures

Mental Health (Amendment) Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Second Stage

Mental Health (Amendment) Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Committee and Remaining Stages

Message from Seanad

Message from Select Committee

Estimates for Public Services 2015: Messages from Select Committees

Establishment of Independent Anti-Corruption Agency: Motion [Private Members]

Written Answers Nos. 1- 70

Cultural Policy

Easter Rising Commemorations

Hare Coursing Regulation

Artists' Remuneration

Heritage Schemes

Straitéis 20 Bliain don Ghaeilge

Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme

Special Areas of Conservation Management

Wildlife Protection

Easter Rising Commemorations

Easter Rising Commemorations

National Library

State Papers

Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme

Heritage Projects

Údarás na Gaeltachta Funding

Wildlife Protection

Wildlife Protection

Scéimeanna Tacaíochta Gaeilge

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Cultural Policy

Written Answers Nos. 71-94

National Monuments

Waterways Issues

Easter Rising Commemorations

Arts Funding

Arts Funding

Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme

Heritage Projects

Cultural Policy

Seirbhísí trí Ghaeilge

National Heritage Plan

National Monuments

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Legal Costs

Poverty Data

Poverty Data

Unemployment Data

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Departmental Reports

Written Answers Nos. 95-117

Ministerial Advisers Data

Public Sector Staff Redeployment

Departmental Legal Costs

Disability Allowance Payments

Carer's Allowance Payments

Water Conservation Grant Eligibility

Water Conservation Grant Eligibility

Carer's Allowance Applications

Illness Benefit Applications

Social Welfare Fraud Investigations

Social Welfare Fraud Data

Carer's Allowance Applications

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Consultancy Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Data

Rent Supplement Scheme Data

Living Alone Allowance

Social Welfare Schemes

Social Welfare Schemes

Direct Provision Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 118-140

Community Services Programme

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

Property Tax Administration

Carer's Allowance Applications

Carer's Allowance Applications

Disability Allowance Applications

Departmental Investigations

Disability Allowance Applications

Rent Supplement Scheme Eligibility

Carer's Allowance Appeals

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

School Meals Programme

Departmental Schemes

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

National Internship Scheme Eligibility

Illness Benefit Payments

Written Answers Nos. 141-63

Departmental Staff Data

Illness Benefit Applications

Carer's Allowance Applications

Departmental Legal Costs

Tax Credits

Property Tax Exemptions

Tax Code

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Consultancy Contracts Expenditure

Ministerial Advisers Appointments

Living City Initiative

Consultancy Contracts Expenditure

Tax Collection

Tax Collection

Excise Duties

Excise Duties

Customs and Excise Controls

Customs and Excise Staff

Corporation Tax Regime

Written Answers Nos. 164-186

Mortgage Interest Relief Expenditure

Universal Social Charge Application

Tax Code

Credit Unions

Home Renovation Incentive Scheme Eligibility

State Debt

Housing Provision

Tax Code

Tax Code

Tax Code

Departmental Legal Costs

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Consultancy Contracts Data

Departmental Staff

Ground Rents Payments

Departmental Legal Costs

State Properties

Public Sector Staff Retirements

Public Sector Pensions

Public Service Contracts

Written Answers Nos. 187-209

Departmental Contracts Data

Flood Prevention Measures

Flood Prevention Measures

State Properties

Enterprise Support Schemes

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Public Relations Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Remuneration

IDA Supports

Employment Rights

Enterprise Ireland Funding

Local Enterprise Offices

Enterprise Data

IDA Expenditure

Departmental Agencies Staff Recruitment

Action Plan for Jobs

Company Returns

Written Answers Nos. 210-232

IDA Supports

Departmental Legal Costs

Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Dairy Equipment Scheme Applications

TAMS Applications

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Basic Payment Scheme Applications

Basic Payment Scheme Applications

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Applications

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

TAMS Eligibility

Single Payment Scheme Eligibility

Aquaculture Development

Aquaculture Licences

Aquaculture Development

Equine Industry

TAMS Applications

Basic Payment Scheme Applications

Basic Payment Scheme Applications

Departmental Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 233 - 255

Consultancy Contracts Data

Public Relations Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Remuneration

Scéimeanna Talmhaíochta

Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility

Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility

Young Farmer Capital Investment Scheme Eligibility

Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Fisheries Protection

GLAS Payments

Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility

Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Eligibility

Rural Development Programme

Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility

Rural Development Programme

Rural Development Programme

Rural Development Programme

Forestry Grants

Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility

Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Conservation

Written Replies Nos. 256-278

Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Harbours and Piers Funding

GLAS Data

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

GLAS Data

GLAS Applications

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Live Exports

Suckler Welfare Scheme Data

Bovine Disease Controls

Departmental Expenditure

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Farm Household Incomes

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Fishing Industry

GLAS Administration

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Animal Disease Controls

Grazing Rights

Written Answers Nos. 279-301

Direct Payment Scheme Eligibility

Direct Payment Scheme Eligibility

Direct Payment Scheme Eligibility

Direct Payment Scheme Eligibility

Direct Payment Scheme Eligibility

Departmental Reports

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Public Relations Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Remuneration

Departmental Properties

Departmental Legal Costs

Courts Service

Legal Aid Service Expenditure

Legal Services Regulation

Services for People with Disabilities

Garda Resources

Garda Vetting Applications

Garda Station Refurbishment

Garda Resources

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Written Answers Nos 302-324

Public Relations Contracts Data

Consultancy Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Data

Court Procedures

Independent Review Mechanism

Crime Data

Prison Staff

Prison Accommodation Provision

Asylum Seeker Accommodation

Garda Resources

Garda Strength

Immigration Status

Road Traffic Offences

Proposed Legislation

Legislative Measures

Direct Provision Expenditure

Direct Provision Expenditure

Garda Deployment

Bench Warrants

Garda Investigations

Legislative Measures

Independent Review Mechanism

Asylum Seeker Accommodation

Written Answers Nos. 325-347

Refugee Data

Garda Strength

Garda Strength

Garda Station Closures

Prisoner Data

Prisoner Data

Prison Accommodation Provision

Garda Equipment

Departmental Legal Costs

Youth Cafés Expenditure

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Reports

Ministerial Advisers Data

Child and Family Agency Services

Legislative Programme

Child and Family Agency Services

Children in Care

Departmental Legal Costs

Special Educational Needs Staff

Food Safety Standards

Written Answers Nos. 348-370

Neuro-Rehabilitation Policy

Medical Card Applications

Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Hospital Waiting Lists

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Transfers

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Card Applications

Home Care Packages Provision

Hospital Waiting Lists

Lobbying Data

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Consultancy Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Remuneration

Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Medical Card Eligibility

Long-Term Illness Scheme Administration

Irish Blood Transfusion Service

Respite Care Services Availability

General Medical Services Scheme Data

General Medical Services Scheme Data

Written Answers Nos. 371-393

Home Care Packages Provision

Hospital Facilities

Hospitals Data

Hospitals Data

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Registration of Nurses

Hospital Appointments Status

Home Help Service Eligibility

Services for People with Disabilities

HSE Funding

Respite Care Services Availability

Services for People with Disabilities

Health Care Professionals

Medical Card Eligibility

Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Health Services Access

Medical Card Applications

Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

Written Answers Nos. 394-416

Health Insurance Cover

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Primary Care Services Provision

European Health Insurance Card

European Health Insurance Card

Ambulance Service Response Times

Primary Care Services Provision

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Insurance Community Rating

Health Services Funding

National Treatment Purchase Fund

Nursing Home Beds Data

Medical Card Applications

Autism Support Services

Hospital Equipment

Medical Card Administration

Medical Card Delays

Disability Services Provision

Written Answers Nos. 417-438

Hospital Appointments Status

Mental Health Services Provision

Health Services Funding

Respite Care Grant Applications

Health Services Provision

Health Services Charges

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Services

Health Services Provision

Hospital Appointments Delays

Health Services Staff Training

Hospital Appointments Status

Clinical Trials

Departmental Staff Remuneration

Constitutional Amendments

Hospital Accommodation Provision

Health Services Provision

Hospitals Funding

Hospital Staff Data

Hospital Staff Data

Hospital Staff Data

Hospitals Data

Written Answers Nos. 439-460

Medical Card Eligibility

General Practitioner Contracts

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Staff Recruitment

Nursing Staff Remuneration

Departmental Legal Costs

EU Issues

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Contracts

Public Relations Contracts Data

Consultancy Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Data

Diplomatic Representation

Diplomatic Representation

Diplomatic Representation

Passport Services

Northern Ireland Issues

Passport Applications Data

European Council Meetings

Departmental Appointments

Written Answers Nos. 461-482

Ministerial Meetings

Legal Costs

Third Level Funding

State Examinations Exemptions

Schools Building Projects Status

Education Policy

Educational Disadvantage

Educational Disadvantage

SOLAS Training and Education Programmes Administration

Schools Building Projects Status

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Student Grant Scheme Applications

State Examinations

Departmental Programmes

Departmental Programmes

Autism Support Services

Educational Disadvantage

School Accommodation Provision

Physical Education

Departmental Expenditure

Teacher Data

Written Answers Nos. 483-504

Special Educational Needs Staff

Teaching Qualifications

Teacher Training Provision

Capitation Grants

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Consultancy Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Data

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Building Projects Status

Educational Disadvantage

Student Grant Scheme Applications

School Playgrounds

Psychological Assessments

National Educational Psychological Service Staff

Schools Building Projects Status

School Patronage

Special Educational Needs Staff

Written Answers Nos. 505-527

Adult Education Provision

School Funding

School Accommodation Provision

Apprenticeship Programmes

School Accommodation Provision

Schools Building Projects Status

Third Level Fees

Third Level Funding

Special Educational Needs Data

School Enrolments

Schools Amalgamation

Schools Amalgamation

Schools Administration

School Curriculum

Schools Building Projects Applications

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Student Grant Scheme Appeals

Third Level Fees

School Enrolments

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Written Answers Nos. 528 - 549

Educational Disadvantage

SOLAS Training and Education Programmes Certification

Schools Mental Health Strategies

Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Accommodation Provision

Teaching Qualifications

Pension Provisions

School Transport Applications

Teaching Qualifications

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Disadvantaged Status

Psychological Assessments

Institutes of Technology Staff

School Accommodation Provision

Departmental Legal Costs

Leader Programmes Funding

Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding

Written Answers Nos 550-570

Community Development Initiatives

Rural Development Programme

Local Government Audit Service

Local Authority Housing Provision

Building Regulations

Lobbying Data

Ministerial Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Departmental Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Data

Local Authority Housing Provision

Seniors Alert Scheme

Housing Adaptation Grant Funding

Local Authority Housing Data

Written Answers Nos. 571 to 593

Pyrite Incidence

Rent Controls

Housing Provision

Clár Bonneagair agus Infheistíochta Caipitil

Housing Adaptation Grant Expenditure

Private Residential Tenancies Board

Leader Programmes Administration

Building Regulations

Fire Service

Planning Issues

Energy Efficiency

Housing Adaptation Grant

Emergency Services Personnel

Fire Service

Waste Disposal

Local Authority Housing Provision

Housing Assistance Payments Data

Written Answers Nos. 594-614

Local Authority Housing Data

Rental Accommodation Scheme Data

Voluntary Housing Sector

Traveller Accommodation

Departmental Legal Costs

Warmer Homes Scheme Eligibility

Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Product Labelling

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Public Relations Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Data

Broadband Service Provision

Environmental Protection Agency Expenditure

Environmental Protection Agency Reports

Environmental Protection Agency Investigations

Written Answers Nos. 615-636

Renewable Energy Generation Targets

Energy Policy

Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan

Departmental Legal Costs

Reachtaíocht um Thrácht ar Bhóithre

Parking Regulations

Civil Aviation Regulation

Sports Organisations

Ministerial Meetings

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Data

Public Transport Provision

Road Improvement Schemes

Road Improvement Schemes

Departmental Agencies Funding

Public Transport Subsidies

Road Improvement Schemes

Sports Facilities Provision

Road Projects Status

Appointments to State Boards

Written Answers Nos. 637-658

Rail Services

Air Services Provision

Freedom of Information Requests

Rail Services

Taxi Regulations

Public Transport Subsidies

Sports Capital Programme Eligibility

Road Projects Status

Road Projects Status

Road Safety

Commemorative Events

Archaeological Sites

Architectural Heritage

Heritage Sites

Commemorative Events

Lobbying Data

Departmental Expenditure

Public Relations Contracts Data

Public Relations Contracts Data

Ministerial Advisers Data

Arts Funding

Commemorative Events

Written Answers Nos. 659-680

Commemorative Events

Rural Development Programme

Agriculture Scheme Eligibility

An Fhoireann Rannach

Maoiniú d'Eagrais Ghaeilge

Heritage Council

Film Industry Promotion

Cultural Policy

Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme

Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme

Arts Plan

Artworks Sales

Arts Plan

Easter Rising Commemorations

Philanthropy Initiatives

Heritage Sites

Heritage Sites

Departmental Legal Costs


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