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Wednesday, 13 January 2021

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Brexit Supports

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: his plans to publish the recipients of the €100 million capital investment scheme for the processing and marketing of agricultural products Brexit fund along with the amount received by each recipi...More Button

Road Network

Asked the Minister for Transport: the level of road that has been allocated to roads in County Monaghan in each of the years 2010 to 2020; the proposed allocations for 2021 for each category in tabular form; and if he will make a s...More Button

House Purchase Schemes

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: if he plans to provide specific supports for first-time buyers to allow families to purchase second-hand properties in areas in which the level of new home construction is very low; and if he will ...More Button

Passport Applications

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the current backlog for processing passports submitted electronically or via the postal service; the measures he will employ to address this backlog; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Brexit Negotiations

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if there will be Irish representatives on the EU-British specialised trade committees of the post Brexit Trade Partnership Council; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Transport

Asked the Minister for Education: if she will seek to address a dangerous school bus pick-up point (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Schools Site Acquisitions

Asked the Minister for Education: further to Parliamentary Question No. 337 of 15 December 2020, if conveyancing has been completed in respect of site acquisition for the new building for a school (details supplied); the expected t...More Button

Autism Support Services

Asked the Minister for Education: further Parliamentary Question No. 346 of 15 December 2020, the engagements her Department has had with respect to an ASD unit at a school (details supplied); if she will ensure that measures are i...More Button

Deportation Orders

Asked the Minister for Justice: the number of deportations of persons seeking asylum per month in 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Nursing Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will intervene to ensure that nurses and midwives are not forced to pay the €100 NMBI retention fee in 2021 in recognition of their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a...More Button

Parliamentary Questions

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of parliamentary questions he received in 2020; the number that stated that the issue was a service matter for the HSE or another statutory body to respond to; and if he will make a stat...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Health: if an ambulance was called to a fur farm in County Kerry in December 2020; the reason for this call-out; if any workers at this or the other two fur farms have tested positive for Covid-19; and if ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if persons who work in Covid-19 testing centres will be prioritised to receive vaccination; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: when the Covid-19 vaccination programme will be provided to those who work in education; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his Department has been informed that a worker at mink farms has tested positive for Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the operational curtailments that will be placed on marts during the new Covid-19 restrictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospital Services

Asked the Minister for Health: when the 23-bed intermediate care unit in Monaghan Hospital will be fully operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Disability Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: when the group home for persons with physical and sensory disabilities at Drummond Otra, Carrickmacross, County Monaghan will be operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Dental Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of dental practices that operate within each county; the number within same that are currently accepting medical card patients in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Asked the Minister for Health: if the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive will continue to apply for new applicants from this State wishing to avail of treatment in Northern Ireland post-Brexit; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: when a person (details supplied) will receive their much-required cataract operation at the Mater Hospital, Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Asked the Minister for Health: the measures taken to allow nurses who do not have access to a personal computer or secure internet connections to pay their Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI, retention fees; the measur...More Button

Horticulture Sector

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his attention has been drawn to the proposal by Bord na Móna to divert a large portion of peat previously allocated for the horticulture industry to retail factories in Ireland and the UK, and E...More Button

Agriculture Schemes

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to introduce a complementary redistributive income support for sustainability as recommended by the European Commission; the basis by which this support will be funded; the expected numbe...More Button

Common Agricultural Policy

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to cap the upper limit of payments that farmers will receive from the Common Agricultural Policy in 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the convergence that will take place for CAP payments in 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Brexit Issues

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his Department will conduct an assessment of the Brexit-related impact on farm incomes; his plans to financially support those farmers who have been negatively impacted; and if he will make a st...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if Irish representatives will be on the EU-UK specialised trade committees that relate to the agrifood sector, particularly the committee on sanitary and phytosanitary standards; and if he will mak...More Button

Beef Exports

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the states to which Irish beef product is exported that stipulate a requirement for the 30-month rule; the dates from which this stipulation has been made in each case; and if he will make a statem...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the states to which Irish beef products are exported that stipulate a requirement for the four movement rule; the dates from which this stipulation has been made in each case; and if he will make a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the amount of Irish beef exported to China in each of the years from 2015 to 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Food Exports

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the contingency measures he has put in place in the event that the UK enters into post-Brexit trade agreements with non-EU partners that will allow food product that may supplant Irish produce to e...More Button

Beef Industry

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his engagements at EU level to ensure that additional beef imports do not enter the Single Market, therefore depressing prices further post Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when he will publish the study by a company (details supplied) relating to the beef sector here; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the beef producer organisations currently registered; the number of farmers affiliated to each organisation; the amount of beef produced in 2020 per each organisation, in tabular form; and if he wi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his attention has been drawn to the difficulty beef farmers currently face in securing peat for cattle bedding; his efforts to resolve this difficulty; and if he will make a statement on the mat...More Button

EU Directives

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the status of the transposition of the EU unfair trading practices directive; if he plans to exclude additional unfair trading practice directives in domestic legislation; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Beef Imports

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the amount of beef that was imported into Ireland for processing in each of the years from 2015 to 2020, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Live Exports

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of live cattle exports from Ireland in each of the years from 2015 to 2020, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of live cattle exports from Ireland to each destination country in 2020, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Afforestation Programme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of hectares nationwide that were newly planted for afforestation in each of the years from 2001 to 2020, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of trees that were planted for afforestation and the number therein of native broadleaf trees in each of the years from 2001 to 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to increase the investment ceilings for the TAMS pig and poultry scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Animal Welfare

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the number of dog attacks on sheep flocks by county in 2020; the number of sheep attacked by county in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button