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Mitchell O'Connor, Mary

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions (Continued)

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Pension Provisions

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if permission to early draw down pensions would positively influence younger persons to start their pension; her plans to tackle low pension investments especially by young persons; and if she will...More Button

Electoral Divisions Report

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he has considered the request from the persons currently living in the southside constituency to maintain this title rather than the title Dublin – Rathdown as proposed; and if he will make a st...More Button

Domestic Violence Incidence

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the concerted action he intends to take in view of the fact that figures show that the number of women receiving support from domestic violence charities has more than doubled in the past five year...More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will provide in tabular form the moneys provided by his Department to the Food Dudes programme yearly since its inception; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his Department has undertaken a value for money review of the Food Dudes programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to extend the reach of the Food Dudes programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Food Labelling

Asked the Minister for Health: if he is introducing legislation to mandate for food nutrition traffic light labelling and when this legislation will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Promotion Issues

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the media report that pro-anorexia websites are running starvation contests; the action he is taking to tackle this issue; and if he will make a statement on the ...More Button

Infectious Diseases Incidence

Asked the Minister for Health: the concerted action he intends to take to educate and inform persons, especially the young, to look after their sexual health in view of the fact that 320 people were newly diagnosed with HIV here...More Button

Substance Misuse

Asked the Minister for Health: the concerted action he intends to take in view of the findings in the growing up in ireland report that 15% of 13 year olds had tried alcohol; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Dental Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the concerted action his Department plans to take, in view of a recent behaviour and attitudes study stating that dental health is at crisis point and the finding that the majority of dentists beli...More Button

Sport and Recreational Development

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the negative impact abuse of youth in sport has had on participation levels; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button