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Collins, Joan

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Leaders' Questions (Continued)

I wish to raise with the Taoiseach one of the most immediate and pressing issues that has developed in the past six months, that is, on top of the already critical homelessness problem, the new phe...More Button

Last week or the week before young homeless men were found sleeping in bins, one of whom was almost killed. A young homeless lad has contacted us twice in the past three weeks. He was asked to ...More Button

We know what the needs are. Some 90,000 families are on the waiting list nationally. In Dublin alone, there are 16,100 families on it. This amounts to approximately 170,000 individuals, which is...More Button

Deputy Catherine Murphy said that yesterday the housing officer in Kildare interviewed 16 families and could not take on the extra people who needed to speak to the homelessness agent. One famil...More Button

There are people experiencing homelessness. I hope none of us present will ever experience it. Many people are only a week away from homelessness. We want to see action on this and an emergenc...More Button

They have been thrown out of their homes.More Button

On the local authority waiting list.More Button

The Taoiseach is in power now.More Button

Water Meters Installation

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: his views on the old metal water cover lids and brackets that are being replaced with the new plastic covers in the course of water metering; the number of these covers that are being replaced; the...More Button

Health Services Staff Remuneration

Asked the Minister for Health: the annual wages of the chief executive officer of Cheeverstown as a section 38 voluntary service.More Button

Dental Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of neck and face post-cancer patients who are awaiting dental care for three months, six months and 12 months (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button