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Ó Snodaigh, Aengus

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Homeless Persons Supports

I appeal to the Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and to the Government to take an interest in St. Catherine's Foyer, which has been in place since 2004. Will...More Button

What is being proposed is contrary to the commitment given to the community when it agreed to have the foyer built on its community space when its sports and youth centre was being built. The co...More Button

Up to 14 people between the ages of 18 and 25 years who are homeless or at risk of being homeless can have their own space in this centre for up to two years while they are getting on their feet ...More Button

Homeless Persons Supports (Continued)

That reply has absolutely nothing to do with the issue I raised. The Department can involve itself in the operational questions around this centre since it is the primary funder. It is a pity the...More Button

The centre in question is working. Its success is highlighted by testimonies from social workers and youth workers across the city. With the HSE and the Garda, they attest to the fact that this...More Button

The young people in this centre are at risk and not on the transitional housing list but are given two years to allow them the space to get their lives together and back into education or a job. ...More Button

Is the Minister of State, Deputy Jan O’Sullivan, still on the board of directors of Cara Housing Association Limited? If she is, that would give rise to a conflict of interest.More Button

Has the Minister of State resigned from the board of directors of Cara Housing Association Limited?More Button

I agree they are laudable but not in this case. This is a facility that is not even operating at capacity.More Button

Good, but she will be well aware of it already.More Button

Overseas Missions

Asked the Minister for Defence: his plans to deploy personnel to Syria currently.More Button

Value for Money Reviews

Asked the Minister for Defence: the financial supports that will be made available to members of the Reserve Defence Forces into the future in view of the Value for Money Review.More Button

Social Welfare Benefits Numbers

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will provide a break down of the number of returning Irish emigrants who have applied for a social welfare payment during each of the past three years broken down by each social welfare offi...More Button

Hospital Procedures

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12, who has Dercum disease which has been diagnosed for many years has had to turn to the private hospital system to address the need for surgical p...More Button