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Wolfe, George, O'Brien, Joe, Byrne, Malcolm, Ward, Mark, O'Sullivan, Pádraig

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Covid-19 (Arts): Statements (Continued)

Gabhaim buíochas leis an Leas-Cheann Comhairle. Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire inniu agus roimh an méid a bhí le rá aici mar gheall ar an tacaíocht atá á soláthar aici don earnáil seo.More Button

I spoke at length in the Dáil recently about the impact of Covid-19 on the aviation and travel industry in Cork. There is no doubt that the impact on the arts and culture sector has been just as...More Button

I am a music lover. I enjoy attending gigs and concerts in my home county of Cork every year. I attend the Cork Jazz Festival. The festival is one of the most iconic events of its kind on the ...More Button

Like so many other events nationwide and worldwide, the jazz festival was cancelled as a result of the pandemic. This year would have been the festival's 43rd year running, which is a testament to...More Button

I welcome the establishment of the new task force for the recovery of the arts and culture sector, which was announced on 10 September. With the budget imminent, I ask the Minister to review and...More Button

Chomh maith leis sin, teastaíonn uaim labhairt ar son na gcoláistí samhraidh agus na mná tí a chuireann seirbhísí dochreidte ar fáil ní hamháin le linn an tsamhraidh ach le linn na scoilbhliana a...More Button

Ag an am céanna, is dóigh liom go gcaithfimid infheistiú ceart a dhéanamh sa teanga féin. Tá ár dteanga agus ár gcultúr níos tábhachtaí inniu ná mar a bhí sé cheana. Is é an t-aon slí inar féid...More Button

Social and Affordable Housing

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: if the issue of councils not accepting for housing supports new applicants who are in receipt of Covid-19 payments will be examined.More Button

Foreign Policy

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the steps Ireland and the EU have taken to address the ongoing instability in Yemen; his plans to increase Irish Aid funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

National Broadband Plan

Asked the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications: if a definitive timeline for the rollout of high-speed broadband in County Cork will be provided.More Button

Asked the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications: the options available to persons (details supplied) that are included in the national broadband plan but are currently receiving an inadequate service; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defence Forces Personnel

Asked the Minister for Defence: if consideration will be given to extending the upper age limit for sergeants to 56 years of age and senior non-commissioned officers to 60 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: when persons that had pandemic unemployment payment claims that were not paid will receive their backdated arrears; if she can provide a timeline for same; if this timeline will be communicated to ...More Button

Hospital Consultant Contracts

Asked the Minister for Health: if the HSE has plans to recruit a paediatric gastroenterologist in the Cork area as currently no such service is provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button