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O'Sullivan, Maureen

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Death of Member: Expressions of Sympathy (Continued)

The Technical Group sends its condolences and sympathy to Nicky McFadden's loved ones, family, friends and colleagues in Fine Gael and those with whom she worked as a Senator. I came into the Hous...More Button

It is an amazing illness in terms of how it affected my friend and the late Fianna Fáil Deputy Michael Fitzpatrick. It develops in different ways. With my friend it began from the waist down and ...More Button

Shannon Airport Facilities

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if on the 5 and 6 of September 2013, an AC-130W Hercules turbo-prop aircraft, attached to the United States Air Force 73rd Special Operations Squadron landed at Shannon on the 5 September 2013 and ...More Button

Schools Building Projects Status

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will report on the school building or refurbishment works primary and post-primary that are to be initiated or progressed in Dublin 1, Dublin 3 and Dublin 7 in 2014; and in each case, if he w...More Button

Home Tuition Scheme Administration

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: further to Parliamentary Question No. 197 of 4 February 2014, if he will clarify his statement that officials at his Department have been in correspondence with the directors of the facility referr...More Button

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: further to Parliamentary Question No. 243 of 4 February 2014, in which he stated that his Department's inspectorate previously reviewed the education being provided by one of the private pre-school...More Button

Employment Data

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of persons with zero-hour contracts, that is, contracts without specific working hours here in comparison to the number of persons with zero-hour contracts in 2010; his proposals to curb...More Button

Architectural Heritage

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if he will set a date for his meeting with the concerned relatives of the signatories to the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic as agreed at the 1916 Rising Commemoration 2011; and if he will ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that information in the Chartered Land consent application on the status of 18 Moore Street is incorrect and cannot be relied upon by him; if he will san...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if the developers of the environmental impact study in relation to Moore Street and the submission itself were drawn up in full consultation with officials from his Department; if he will provide a...More Button

Wildlife Protection

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if he will ensure that breaches to the legislation banning stag hunting are dealt with appropriately; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Dormant Accounts Fund Administration

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the number of disbursements made from the dormant accounts fund since the abolition of the Dormant Account Board; the total disbursed in each instance under each of the following headings, educatio...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: his plans to publish a dormant accounts disbursement plan, in succession to the now elapsed dormant accounts disbursement plan of 2009; the legal status of the dormant accounts fund in the absence ...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the interests, outside his own Department and the Civil Service generally, he intends to consult in the event that he sets about preparing a dormant accounts disbursement plan in succession to the ...More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will introduce regulations to limit to a lifetime total number of three, the number of occasions on which planning permission by way of retention may be granted to an applicant, whether perso...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will support the introduction of a requirement that applicants for planning permission, whether personal or corporate be required to include with the application a statutory declaration of al...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will support the introduction of a requirement, applicable to all corporate applicants for planning permission, whereby an application for planning permission include a statutory declaration ...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will support the introduction of a regime whereby any application for planning permission be referred by the planning authority to An Bórd Pleanála where the applicant, whether person or corp...More Button

Noise Pollution

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will introduce a scheme, similar to the pyrite scheme, which will afford redress to homeowners whose properties were inadequately insulated acoustically that is where the building regulations...More Button

Magdalen Laundries

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will clarify figures as presented in Dáil Éireann in 2013 to be paid to the Magdalen fund which range between €34.5 million to €58 million; the reason the figure set aside to pay for the ex g...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of the 224 applicants for whom payments have been issued who are resident with and-or are in the care of the religious congregations that formerly operated the Magdalene laundries in vie...More Button

Residential Institutions Redress Scheme

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will implement the full recommendation regarding the nursing home supports scheme, as outlined by Mr. Justice Quirke, for women still in residential care; and if he will make a statement on t...More Button

Animal Welfare

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will consider an outright ban on the use of animals in circuses here; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Animal Breeding Regulations

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: further to Parliamentary Question No. 192 of 6 March 2014, if his attention has been drawn to the fact that greyhound owners who are against hare coursing, still have to register their greyhound fo...More Button