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Thursday, 25 February 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Wastewater Treatment

I want to talk to the Minister of State about the wastewater treatment plant in Arklow. This is absolutely critical infrastructure not only for Arklow and County Wicklow, but for the country. As ...More Button

Irish Water has been working on it and the plans are in place but it is now sitting on the Minister's desk. In late 2020, the proposal was submitted to the Minister for Housing, Local Government...More Button

My question is very simple. What progress is being made in respect of the wastewater treatment plant? Will the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage expedite this matter because, ...More Button

I was hoping for a commitment that this would be fast-tracked. It is a really important project. I understand that all the checks and balances have to be in place and that it is a very large proj...More Button

Initially, it seemed funding of approximately €30 million was required but lately there have been reports that in excess of €100 million may be required. Is the Minister of State aware of any in...More Button

Wastewater Treatment (Continued)

Will the Government expedite and prioritise this project? Is the money available and can the Minister of State outline the timeline for completion?More Button

Banking Sector

Asked the Minister for Finance: the efforts his Department is carrying out to ensure a bank maintains communication with customers whose mortgages were due to be sold to a company but are now being sold to another company; if he ...More Button

School Discipline

Asked the Minister for Education: if her Department has engaged with a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Special Educational Needs

Asked the Minister for Education: the advice she has for parents of children with additional educational needs who cannot find a special needs assistant to engage in the allocation of five hours per week of home-based teaching or c...More Button

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: if he will publish the full minutes of the collaborative forum on mother and baby homes meetings including the full contributions of forum members; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: the number of families and unaccompanied children who have arrived in Ireland from the Moira Camp, Greece to date; the efforts being undertaken to accelerate the process of relocating refugees from...More Button