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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 998 No. 5
Unrevised

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Prelude

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Amendment) Bill 2020: First Stage

An Bille um an Naoú Leasú is Tríocha ar an mBunreacht (An Ceart chun Teaghaise), 2020Teaghaise), 2020: An Chéad Chéim

Thirty-ninth Amendment of the Constitution (Right to a Home) Bill 2020: First Stage

Report of the Committee of Standing Orders and Dáil Reform: Motion

Ceisteanna – Questions

Departmental Administrative Arrangements

Departmental Advertising

Cabinet Committees

Estimates for Public Services 2020: Messages from Select Committees

Covid-19 (Arts): Statements

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed)

Priority Questions

House Purchase Schemes

Housing Provision

Homelessness Strategy

Rent Controls

Housing Policy

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions

Local Authority Housing

Tenant Purchase Scheme

Housing Policy

Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Authority Funding

Homelessness Strategy

Referendum Campaigns

Residential Tenancies Board

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

Estimates for Public Services 2020: Message from Select Committee

Disability Services: Motion [Private Members]

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

Rail Services Provision

National Transport Authority

Swimming Pool Programme

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed)

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Brexit Issues

Human Rights

International Relations

Human Rights

UN Security Council

UN Security Council

Foreign Policy

US Presidential Election

Human Rights

Middle East

Middle East

Written Answers Nos. 1-27

Ministerial Advisers

Written Answers Nos. 28-47

Social and Affordable Housing

Fire Stations

Social and Affordable Housing

Housing Policy

Special Areas of Conservation

Written Answers Nos. 48-67

Homelessness Strategy

Defective Building Materials

Planning Issues

Local Authority Housing

Fire Service

Housing Assistance Payment

Housing Provision

Social and Affordable Housing

Water Quality

Direct Provision System

Local Authority Funding

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Planning Issues

Land Development Agency

Home Loan Scheme

Special Areas of Conservation

Housing Provision

Social and Affordable Housing

Social and Affordable Housing

Written Answers Nos. 68-87

Water Pollution

Housing Policy

Social and Affordable Housing

Homeless Persons Supports

Social and Affordable Housing

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Housing Provision

Housing Policy

Social and Affordable Housing

Wildlife Protection

Homeless Persons Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Housing Policy

Housing Policy

Housing Policy

Land Development Agency

Ministerial Communications

Housing Policy

Postal Voting

Written Answers Nos. 88-107

Regeneration Projects

US Presidential Election

Ministerial Meetings

Brexit Preparations

EU Issues

Written Answers Nos. 108-127

International Sanctions

Undocumented Irish in the USA

Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy

Brexit Issues

Diplomatic Representation

Covid-19 Pandemic

Human Rights

Foreign Conflicts

Brexit Issues

EU Migration Crisis

Covid-19 Pandemic

Foreign Policy

A Vision for Change

Human Rights

Foreign Birth Registration

Written Answers Nos. 128-146

Foreign Policy

UN Security Council

Foreign Policy

Dublin-Monaghan Bombings

Brexit Negotiations

Programme for Government

Visa Agreements

Human Rights

Brexit Preparations

Written Answers Nos. 147-162

Programme for Government

Planning Issues

Departmental Staff

Health and Safety Authority

Workplace Relations Commission

Trade Agreements

Work Permits

Sick Pay Scheme

Job Losses

Enterprise Ireland

EU Directives

Industrial Development

Action Plan for Jobs

Written Answers Nos. 163-177

Credit Guarantee Scheme

Small and Medium Enterprises

Company Liquidations

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Recycling Policy

Recycling Policy

Food Waste

Food Waste

Waste Management

Environmental Impact Assessments

Energy Efficiency

Electric Vehicles

Written Answers Nos. 178-192

National Broadband Plan

Electricity Supply Board

Energy Production

Energy Policy

Warmer Homes Scheme

Better Energy Homes Scheme

National Broadband Plan

National Broadband Plan

National Broadband Plan

EU Directives

Post Office Network

Legislative Measures

National Broadband Plan

Warmer Homes Scheme

Departmental Contracts

Written Answers Nos. 193-207

Departmental Staff

Rail Network

Public Transport

Public Service Obligation Services

Greenways Provision

Driver Test

Driver Test

Public Transport

National Development Plan

Taxi Licences

Taxi Data

Written Answers Nos. 208-222

Driver Licences

Driver Test

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Search and Rescue Service Provision

Road Traffic Accidents

Bus Services

Driver Licences

Aviation Policy

Bus Services

Driver Test

Driver Test

Ports Policy

Driver Licences

Transport Costs

Written Answers Nos. 223-237

Road Projects

Driver Licences

Fines Data

Road Safety

Brexit Issues

Brexit Preparations

Departmental Expenditure

Driver Licences

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Aviation Policy

Rail Network

Rail Network

Fines Data

Written Answers Nos. 238-252

Driver Test

Driver Licences

Driver Test

Covid-19 Pandemic

Light Rail Projects

Road Projects

Driver Test

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Help-To-Buy Scheme

Vehicle Registration Tax

House Prices

Primary Medical Certificates

Written Answers Nos. 253-267

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Fuel Rebate Scheme

Insurance Industry

Insurance Industry

Tax Credits

Tax Credits

Tax Credits

Departmental Correspondence

Tax Collection

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Housing Policy

Written Answers Nos. 268-282

Value Added Tax

Financial Instruments

EU Directives

State Claims Agency

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 283-297

Value Added Tax

Tax Code

Tax Code

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Ministerial Meetings

Public Sector Pay

Weather Events

Office of Public Works

Office of Public Works

Flood Relief Schemes

Flood Relief Schemes

Flood Relief Schemes

Garda Stations

Public Sector Staff

Written Answers Nos. 298-312

Departmental Expenditure

Pension Provisions

Garda Stations

Defence Forces Remuneration

Departmental Data

Standards in Public Office Commission

Office of Public Works

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Data

State Bodies

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Sports Capital Programme

Departmental Projects

An Coimisinéir Teanga

Written Answers Nos. 313-327

Covid-19 Pandemic

Sports Capital Programme

Departmental Data

Departmental Expenditure

Sports Capital Programme

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Data

Wildlife Protection

Planning Issues

River Basin Management Plans

Land Issues

Urban Regeneration and Development Fund

Emergency Accommodation

EU Directives

Written Answers Nos. 328-343

Housing Data

Planning Issues

National Parks and Wildlife Service

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Local Authority Housing

Local Authority Housing

Rent Pressure Zones

Local Authority Housing

Gaeltacht Policy

EU Directives

Local Government Fund

Housing Provision

Septic Tanks

Written Answers Nos. 344-358

Local Authority Schemes

Energy Efficiency

Residential Tenancies Board

Water Quality

Archaeological Sites

Urban Regeneration and Development Fund

Pyrite Remediation Programme

Regeneration Projects

Commercial Rates

Youth Homelessness Strategy

Written Answers Nos. 359-375

Electoral Commission

Housing Estates

Pyrite Remediation Programme

Local Authority Housing

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Local Authority Housing

Local Authority Housing

Home Loan Scheme

Local Authority Housing

Water and Sewerage Schemes

Heritage Schemes

Written Answers Nos. 376-392

Social and Affordable Housing

Social and Affordable Housing

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Military Aircraft

Brexit Preparations

Overseas Development Aid

Overseas Development Aid

Human Rights

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Brexit Issues

Passport Data

Northern Ireland

Written Answers Nos. 393-407

EU Migration Crisis

Northern Ireland

Brexit Issues

Election Monitoring Missions

EU Directives

Military Aircraft

Military Aircraft

Brexit Issues

Conflict Resolution

Irish Aid

Irish Aid

EU Enlargement

Written Answers Nos. 408-422

Foreign Conflicts

Foreign Conflicts

Middle East Peace Process

Northern Ireland

Culture Policy

Human Rights

Brexit Issues

EU Migration Crisis

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Defence Forces Remuneration

Defence Forces

Defence Forces

Defence Forces Properties

EU Directives

Written Answers Nos. 423-437

Defence Forces Remuneration

Defence Forces Remuneration

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces

Defence Forces Properties

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Defence Forces Recruitment

School Transport

School Transport

School Accommodation

Autism Support Services

State Examinations

Written Answers Nos. 438-452

DEIS Scheme

Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs

School Transport

Covid-19 Pandemic

Schools Data

Schools Data

Schools Data

School Funding

School Staff

State Examinations

Education and Training Boards

School Funding

Written Answers Nos. 453-467

School Facilities

Special Educational Needs Staff

Special Educational Needs

Departmental Expenditure

School Transport

School Catchment Areas

School Transport

Covid-19 Pandemic

School Management

Autism Support Services

Schools Data

Schools Data

Special Educational Needs Staff

Schools Site Acquisitions

School Transport

Written Answers Nos. 468-482

Departmental Expenditure

School Admissions

State Examinations

Departmental Expenditure

School Staff

School Curriculum

State Examinations

School Curriculum

Schools Building Projects

Departmental Contracts

School Admissions

School Transport

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

School Curriculum

School Curriculum

Written Answers Nos. 483-497

Gaelscoil Issues

Gaelscoil Issues

School Curriculum

State Examinations

Home Tuition Scheme

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Registration of Deaths

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Fuel Allowance

Written Answers Nos. 498-512

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Social Welfare Rates

Social Welfare Rates

Carer's Allowance

Living Wage

Carer's Allowance

Carer's Allowance

Carer's Allowance

Carer's Support Grant

Carer's Benefit

Domiciliary Care Allowance

Pension Provisions

Written Answers Nos. 513-527

Community Employment Schemes

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Community Employment Schemes

Carer's Benefit

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme

State Pension (Contributory)

State Pension (Non-Contributory)

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Pension Provisions

Social Welfare Eligibility

EU Directives

Written Answers Nos. 528-542

Jobseeker's Benefit

Departmental Data

Departmental Data

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Jobseeker's Payments

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Free Travel Scheme

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Social Welfare Inspections

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Written Answers Nos. 543-557

Social Welfare Benefits

Personal Public Service Numbers

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Personal Public Service Numbers

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Protected Disclosures

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

Childcare Services

EU Directives

Youth Work Supports

Student Support Schemes

Deportation Orders

Written Answers Nos. 558-572

Ministerial Correspondence

Childcare Services

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Student Grant Scheme

Apprenticeship Programmes

Apprenticeship Programmes

Language Schools

Third Level Costs

Student Support Schemes

Written Answers Nos. 573-587

Apprenticeship Programmes

Third Level Costs

Nursing Education

Third Level Costs

Nursing Education

EU Directives

Covid-19 Pandemic

Student Universal Support Ireland

Student Support Schemes

International Students

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Student Grant Scheme

Parental Leave

Written Answers Nos. 588-603

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Property Management Companies

Garda Stations

Direct Provision System

Family Reunification

Direct Provision System

Data Protection

Asylum Seekers

Departmental Contracts

Crime Data

Written Answers Nos. 604-617

Departmental Reviews

EU Directives

Garda Training

Prison Deaths

Residency Permits

EU Bodies

Deportation Orders

Immigration Status

Visa Applications

Garda Stations

Legal Aid Service

Residency Permits

Written Answers Nos. 618-632

Insurance Costs

Personal Injury Claims

Social Media Regulation

Social Media Regulation

Garda Deployment

Garda Youth Diversion Projects

Student Visas

Departmental Staff

Health Services Staff

Occupational Therapy

Protected Disclosures

Hospital Waiting Lists

Commissions of Investigation

Income Inequality

Health Products Regulatory Authority

Written Answers Nos. 633-647

Covid-19 Pandemic

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Suicide Prevention

Health Services

Hospital Appointments Status

Guardians Ad Litem

Dental Services

Dental Services

Dental Services

Dental Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Dental Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Dental Services

Written Answers Nos. 648-662

Dental Services

Covid-19 Pandemic

Medical Cards

Departmental Bodies

Care of the Elderly

Health Services

Proposed Legislation

Medical Cards

Home Help Service

Covid-19 Tests

Audiology Services

HSE Properties

Health Services

Departmental Funding

Hospital Consultant Contracts

Written Answers Nos. 663-677

Covid-19 Tests

Health Products Regulatory Authority

Covid-19 Pandemic

Home Help Service

Medical Cards

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Vaccination Programme

Care of the Elderly

Hospital Appointments Status

HSE Data

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Pandemic

Written Answers Nos. 678-692

Covid-19 Tests

Vaccination Programme

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Speech and Language Therapy

Respite Care Services

Hospital Services

General Practitioner Services

Covid-19 Tests

HSE Staff

Nursing Home Accommodation

Nursing Home Accommodation

Nursing Home Accommodation

Disability Services Provision

HSE Data

Written Answers Nos. 693-707

Medical Aids and Appliances

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Wards of Court

Health Services Funding

Physiotherapy Services

General Practitioner Services

Home Help Service

Medicinal Products

Covid-19 Pandemic

Medicinal Products

Medical Cards

Disability Services Provision

Home Care Packages

Written Answers Nos. 708-722

Covid-19 Pandemic

Home Care Packages

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Facilities

Hospital Facilities

EU Directives

Addiction Treatment Services

Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

Health Services

Ambulance Service

Diabetes Strategy

Health Services

Written Answers Nos. 723-737

Addiction Treatment Services

Addiction Treatment Services

Mental Health Services

Respite Care Services

Home Help Service

Home Help Service

Covid-19 Tests

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Covid-19 Pandemic

Medical Records

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic

Written Answers Nos. 738-752

Covid-19 Pandemic

Disabled Drivers Grant

Health Services

Health Services

Health Services

Health Services

State Claims Agency

Medical Treatment Complaints

Medical Treatment Complaints

Covid-19 Pandemic

Dental Services

Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 753-767

Hospital Appointments Status

Health Services

Health Services Staff

Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 Tests

Care of the Elderly

Health Services Staff

Health Services Staff

Health Services Staff

Health Services Staff

Health Services Staff

Primary Care Centres

General Practitioner Services

Written Answers Nos. 768-782

Medical Cards

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Tests

Mental Health Services

Covid-19 Tests

Speech and Language Therapy

HSE Waiting Lists

Physiotherapy Services

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Written Answers Nos. 783-797

Health Services Staff

Greyhound Industry

EU Regulations

Animal Diseases

Meat Processing Plants

Organic Farming Scheme

Scéimeanna Talmhaíochta

Environmental Investigations

Fisheries Protection

Agriculture Industry

Harbours and Piers

Forestry Grants

Written Answers Nos. 798-812

EU Directives

Departmental Bodies

Agriculture Scheme Appeals

Veterinary Inspection Service

Fishing Industry

Fishing Industry

Fisheries Protection

Fisheries Protection

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff

Community Development Projects

Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 813-819

EU Directives

LEADER Programmes

LEADER Programmes

LEADER Programmes

Departmental Contracts

Departmental Staff


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