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Murphy, Catherine

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (Continued)

Since the Beacon story broke last week, as I am sure other people have done, I have spoken to people with significant underlying conditions who would qualify for vaccination under cohort 4. Every ...More Button

It is not fully appreciated how damaging the scandal has been and how it undermines social solidarity. None of us likes the restrictions and we all feel like the last year has been a stolen year...More Button

It is also clear that there is a major deficit in information. I have spoken to people who were told they might get the vaccination within six weeks, which is early in May. We need clarity and ...More Button

This morning I read an article by Craig Hughes who told us that the online booking system for vaccine appointments intended for front-line healthcare workers was widely abused. The Tánaiste said...More Button

Daniel McConnell reporting on the Fianna Fáil Parliamentary Party meeting told us that the Minister, Deputy Foley, appreciates this is a very significant change in the vaccine roll-out and that t...More Button

The Minister, Deputy Stephen Donnelly, told the parliamentary party meeting that 860,000 vaccines would be given in April, which is a change from the 250,000 per week or 1 million in April. How ...More Button

Richard Chambers, who was reporting from a briefing and helpfully provided a table, told us that 950,000 vaccines were in the country last Friday, but 800,000 would be administered by the weekend...More Button

I ask the Tánaiste to tell us about the 150,000 doses and about the number of vaccines for April. Will he commit to a backup list for people in cohort 4?More Button

The last time I looked, the Minister for Education was a member of Cabinet. There is no point in throwing it back on the Opposition. Certainly, the evidence is incredibly important, and I do not ...More Button

The Tánaiste did not answer my question about 1 million doses in April. Is it 860,000 doses or 1 million doses? Are we capable of rolling out all the vaccines? Why do we have 950,000 doses ava...More Button

In giving information, I am quoting media outlets because we do not get briefings. It would be very helpful if we did rather than relying on a variety of sources.More Button

Children (Amendment) Bill 2020 [Seanad]: Committee and Remaining Stages (Continued)

I listened to the Minister's contribution. It is important that she has been very clear about what is intended. That helps to reduce the doubt that may well exist and it was necessary that she pu...More Button

Gnó na Dála - Business of Dáil

I agree with nearly everything Deputy Boyd Barrett said. The Social Democrats also lost out on the opportunity to make a contribution on that important legislation. There were to have been severa...More Button

Departmental Data

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types her Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types her Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types her Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types her Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types her Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

General Data Protection Regulation

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of general data protection regulation, GDPR, and data information requests from 2018 to date in 202...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of general data protection regulation, GDPR, and data information requests from 2018 to date in 202...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of general data protection regulation, GDPR, and data information requests from 2018 to date in 202...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media: the number of complaints her Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: the number of complaints her Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of complaints her Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: the number of complaints her Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of general data protection regulation, GDPR, and data information requests from 2018 to date in 202...More Button

Asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development: the number of complaints her Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Garda Headquarters

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the way in which Military Road was first picked as a likely site for the build of a new headquarters for An Garda Síochána; the date on which this location was selected; the names of the persons th...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the date on which the OPW and An Garda Síochána became aware the new building at Military Road would be too small to accommodate the full cohort of personnel currently situated at Harcourt Square.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if the OPW has identified the location which other personnel who cannot be accommodated in the new Military Road Garda building will be housed; and the annual cost associated with that overspill of...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if the completion date for the new headquarters of An Garda Síochána also encompass a full fitout of the building to turn-key standard in view of the fact that OPW has confirmed that the Military R...More Button

Data Protection

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information re...More Button

Data Retention

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if a schedule will be provided of the data sets, databases and file types his Department has shared with the Department of Health since 2000.More Button

Hospital Car Parks

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount collected in parking charges at all State hospitals; and the breakdown by location and annual amount in each of the years 2018 to 2020 and to date in 2021.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of instances in which hospital management or operators of their car parks have used debt collection companies to collect outstanding fees in each of the years 2018 to 2020 and to date in...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will consider introducing a car park fee waiver scheme for persons that are required to attend hospitals on a frequent and prolonged basis.More Button

HSE Records

Asked the Minister for Health: the protocol and or procedure he has in place for retrieving patient files, data and information from the HSE for use by his officials.More Button