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Murphy, Catherine

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Commissions of Investigation

Asked the Taoiseach: if the opposition were consulted in advance of the most recent extension of the commission of investigation with respect to NAMA; and if he will commit to consulting the opposition in advance of th...More Button

Departmental Correspondence

Asked the Taoiseach: if his attention has been drawn to correspondence sent to him by a person (details supplied); if he has reviewed the documents contained; and if he has consulted with colleagues in the Department o...More Button

Health and Safety Authority

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: the number of vacancies by job title in the Health and Safety Authority as of 4 January 2021; the length of time each post has been vacant; and the estimated full year cost of filling each of the v...More Button

Ministerial Correspondence

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: if his attention has been drawn to correspondence sent to him by a person (details supplied); if he has reviewed the documents contained; and if he has consulted with colleagues in the Department o...More Button

Motor Insurance Data

Asked the Minister for Transport: the deadline for completion of the project regarding the motor third party liability database that is intended to facilitate An Garda Síochána in detecting uninsured drivers which was originally le...More Button

Public Transport

Asked the Minister for Transport: if the new intercity rail carriages that have been ordered include wheelchair ramps that can be used by wheelchair users as needed and do not need to pre-booked to ensure a ramp is available.More Button

National Asset Management Agency

Asked the Minister for Finance: if assets were sold back to and-or transferred by NAMA and-or a third party to a person (details supplied) following their bankruptcy; and if he is satisfied that the beneficial owner procedures ha...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount paid out by the National Asset Management Agency in voluntary redundancy payments in 2020; the number of staff that took voluntary redundancy in 2020; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount paid out in gardening leave by the National Asset Management Agency, NAMA, in 2020; and the number to receive gardening leave payments in 2021.More Button

Tax Code

Asked the Minister for Finance: the estimated full year yield from each 1.5% increase in the minimum effective tax rate of persons earning over €150,000 per year.More Button

National Treasury Management Agency

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of staff at the National Treasury Management Agency excluding the National Asset Management Agency that received pay in 2020 including retention payments and other benefits by range (det...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount paid out by the National Treasury Management Agency in voluntary redundancy payments in 2020; the number of staff that took voluntary redundancy in 2020; and if he will make a statement ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount paid out in gardening leave by NTMA in 2020; and the number to receive gardening leave payments in 2021.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of staff at the National Asset Management Agency that received pay in 2020 by salary range (details supplied); the number employed by the agency at the end of 2019 and 2020, respectively...More Button

Community Policing

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the last time that the Office of Public Works refurbished a community policing office (details supplied); and if the Office of Public Works plans to refurbish this office during 2021.More Button

Garda Stations

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the Garda stations within North Dublin Garda Division that are due to be refurbished by the Office of Public Works in the first half of 2021; when each project will commence; and the time frame for...More Button

Swimming Pool Programme

Asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media: the amount of funding that has been allocated for the installation of a swimming pool by Kildare County Council at the Maynooth University campus.More Button

Local Authority Staff

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: the number of full-time and part-time staff employed by each local authority.More Button

Local Authority Housing

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: the amount that will be granted to each local authority under the Rebuilding Ireland Programme on an annual basis to year end 2023, in tabular form and in order; the projected number of houses and ...More Button

Fire Safety

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he will provide funding to replace the reserve fire tender at the fire station at the Defence Forces training centre given the fire appliance is over 21 years old.More Button

Defence Forces Personnel

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of vacant positions for nurses, dentists and physiotherapists in the Defence Forces medical corps.More Button

Social Insurance

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the estimated additional revenue that would be generated if the higher rate of 10.75% PRSI was increased to 13.25% on the portion where persons are earning in excess of €100,000.More Button

National Advocacy Service

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the budget allocation to the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities in each of the years 2018, 2019 and 2020, in tabular form; and the budget allocation for same in 2021.More Button

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

Asked the Minister for Justice: if she read the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, GSOC, report in respect of a person (details supplied); if she has engaged with or plans to engage with the person’s relatives; if she will clar...More Button

Garda Data

Asked the Minister for Justice: further to Parliamentary Question No. 525 of 20 October 2020, if she has received the necessary information from the Garda Commissioner.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: if a schedule will be provided of the number of direct impact munitions, sprays and tasers that An Garda Síochána had at its disposal in 2019 and 2020; and the number of officers trained to use the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: the number of times members of An Garda Síochána discharged a firearm during the course of their duty in 2019 and 2020; and the number of times persons sustained gunshot injuries in 2020.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: the number of times members of An Garda Síochána used pepper spray in the course of their work in 2019 and 2020; and the breakdown of the use of pepper spray in 2020, by county.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: the number of times members of An Garda Síochána used tasers in the course of their work in 2019 and 2020; and the breakdown on the use of tasers in 2020, by county.More Button

Proposed Legislation

Asked the Minister for Justice: the current status of criminal justice (repeal of certain provisions of the firearms and misuse of drugs) Bill 2020.More Button

Garda Equipment

Asked the Minister for Justice: if a schedule of the entire number of firearms at the disposal of An Garda Síochána will be provided by the number of same by weapon type, manufacturer and or brand.More Button

Garda Training

Asked the Minister for Justice: the level of firearms training provided to armed Garda personnel in each of the years 2018 to 2020, inclusive, and to date in 2021; the number of gardaí by grade or rank with firearms training; the...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will consider carers in group homes and those caring for persons with disabilities as a priority group for the roll-out of vaccines under the provisional allocation groups plan; and if he wil...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will consider adding carers in the home who are caring for persons with disabilities as a priority group for the roll-out of vaccines under the provisional allocation groups plan (details sup...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will consider persons with disabilities living in group homes and congregated settings as a higher priority for the roll-out of vaccines under the provisional allocation groups plan (details ...More Button

Health Services

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 197 of 17 September 2020, if he has considered the contents and consulted with his officials on the matters raised; and his plans to engage with the correspond...More Button

Eating Disorders

Asked the Minister for Health: the inpatient and outpatient services available for persons suffering from an eating disorder; the budget allocated for these services over the past three years; the amount of the budget that is un...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of inpatient beds available for persons suffering from an eating disorder per hospital in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of presentations to the HSE made by persons suffering from an eating disorder per hospital in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Respite Care Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will consider adding additional respite resources for carers in the home who are caring for persons with disabilities; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: the way in which he plans to manage and communicate the scheduling of the roll-out of vaccines to all care settings such as nursing homes, congregated settings, group homes and hospitals for patien...More Button

Birth Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of births in each hospital in each of the years 2018, 2019 and 2020, in tabular form.More Button

Disability Support Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the estimated cost of recruiting ten additional full-time staff nurses for intellectual disability in Cherry Orchard Hospital.More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: the waiting times to see a respiratory consultant at Portlaoise regional hospital; and the number of persons on the waiting list. More Button

Hospital Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of laparoscopic appendectomies carried out in the hospitals of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group in each of the years 2018, 2019 and 2020, in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of laparoscopic cholecystectomies carried out in the hospitals of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group in each of the years 2018, 2019 and 2020, in tabular form.More Button

Hospital Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: if funding will be approved for the recruitment of an additional full-time consultant in vascular surgery and consultant surgeon with a special interest in upper gastrointestinal surgery for St. Co...More Button

Charities Regulation

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: when the post of director of legal affairs and registration at the Charities Regulator will be filled on a permanent basis.More Button