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Doherty, Pearse

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions

On Tuesday, my party leader, Deputy McDonald, raised the issue of hospital overcrowding with the Tánaiste. I raise it with him again this morning because, in the past number of days, the problem h...More Button

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (Continued)

Early in the week, there were serious problems at Cork University Hospital. There are still significant problems there, with 43 people on trolleys today, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives...More Button

No matter what way the Tánaiste wants to spin it, we were sent pictures yesterday from individuals who were in University Hospital Limerick as 92 patients were lying on trolleys in corridors, wards...More Button

-----that people are dying as a result of this crisis, and the Government is failing to address it after eight years in office.More Button

According to the INMO, it is 43.More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation

I have just come from the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach, which has been hearing from small businesses about the serious impact on them of the cost of insu...More Button

The Government has dithered and dallied on this issue. All the while, the clock is ticking for the future of these centres and their staff. Will the Tánaiste ask the Minister for Finance to con...More Button

Mortgage Debt

Asked the Minister for Finance: if his attention has been drawn to reports that a company (details supplied) is writing to all borrowers in arrears demanding all arrears be cleared within 30 days; and if he will make a statement ...More Button

Home Care Packages Administration

Asked the Minister for Health: if the HSE reserves the right to terminate contracts it has with private agencies with respect to home support services in County Donegal in order to relinquish responsibility for the provision of ...More Button

Health Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of occasions since the commencement of the new 2018 contract awarded by the HSE for the home delivery of incontinence wear to a private courier partner on which deliveries were either de...More Button

Veterinary Inspection Service

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his attention has been drawn to the difficulties being experienced by farmers in County Donegal when trying to procure the services of vets, particularly with respect to out-of-hours farm visits...More Button

Broadband Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: if it is planned to extend high-speed fibre broadband to a household (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button