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Thursday, 29 April 2021

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Covid-19, Mental Health and Older People: Statements (Continued)

I thank the Minister of State, Deputy Butler, for her engagement over recent days. Last week, in this Chamber, I told her the sad story of Margaret Morgan, who is 101 years of age and probably one...More Button

I hope there will be time for both Ministers of State, Deputy Butler and Deputy Feighan, to respond to my second question. It relates to the black cloud which Covid will inevitably leave behind....More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

I join with others in congratulating the Minister, Deputy McEntee, on her wonderful news this morning.More Button

The programme for Government contains a commitment to ending direct provision. I am delighted that it was announced just a few weeks ago that this will happen by 2024. It cannot happen soon eno...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will address the apparent imbalance whereby self-employed persons who are on the pandemic unemployment payment can engage in a limited level of self-employment (details supplied); and if thi...More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will consider giving persons in the 60 to 69 age group that are currently being given the Covid-19 vaccine a greater choice regarding the vaccine that they will be given.More Button