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O'Sullivan, Maureen

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Emergency Accommodation Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will address the gap in services for persons under 18 years of age in emergency homeless services who are out of emergency accommodation between the hours of 8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. and their...More Button

My question concerns the perceived gap in services for persons under 18 years of age in emergency homeless services who are out on the streets for long periods during the day because nobody is pick...More Button

Emergency Accommodation Provision (Continued)

Before I respond to this question, I would like to say that I share the concerns of previous Deputies around the effects on community child care due to the change in regulations.More Button

I have spoken to youth workers in the north inner city of Dublin who meet these young people during the day. While staff in homeless emergency accommodation are doing their best, the reality is ...More Button

I thank the Minister for her reply. Not all these young people are from that area of Dublin. Some of them are from outside Dublin, from other parts of Ireland, and there are some who are foreign ...More Button

Money Advice and Budgeting Service and Citizen Information Centres: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

If a restructuring were in the best interests of all concerned, that is, those working in the service and the citizens who avail of the service, the proposal would not have led to the disquiet and ...More Button

Child Care Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her attention has been drawn to the consequences of the new regulations from Tusla for community child care services and the impact on the services they provide, including reduction in hours of ...More Button

Youth Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her plans to increase funding to youth services in Dublin's north inner city in view of the recommendations of the Mulvey report on the north inner city.More Button

Child Care Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her plans to include childminders in the affordable child care scheme; and if she is satisfied that the scheme is adequate to address Ireland's disproportionate child care costs in comparison with ...More Button

Adoption Legislation

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her attention has been drawn to the concerns raised by a group (details supplied) regarding the Adoption (Information and Tracing Bill) 2016; if she will address those concerns about the legisla...More Button

Commencement of Legislation

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 55 of 1 February 2017, the efforts that have been made to invoke the urgency procedure to shorten the notification period with respect to the tablet regulation...More Button

Food Safety Standards Regulation

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if the dangers of spreading dog faeces on tillage fields was included in the 2008 report by the Food Safety Authority; his plans to investigate the potential health risks of spreading dog faeces on...More Button