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Daly, Clare

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Defence Forces Properties

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he will halt all eviction notices and court proceedings against Curragh camp residents who are either former serving soldiers or the families of former serving soldiers until the technical asses...More Button

This is an issue of which the Minister is obviously very well aware, namely, the almost 30 families and individuals who are classified as overholding in the Curragh camp, particularly those against...More Button

Both Deputy Wallace and I were happy that Department of Defence officials took up our offer of a meeting. This issue and a number of others were discussed at the meeting in regard to accommodation...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of conservation architects and building surveyors employed by the Defence Forces property section; the person responsible for deciding when a building should be demolished; and the exper...More Button

Defence Forces Properties (Continued)

Will the Minister consider, in the context of the meeting we had, the possibility of his officials meeting with representatives of those families? We do not condone those people who are paying not...More Button

It is a pity that the Minister cannot put it more concretely than that because, while the Department has said that it is examining the cases individually, the reality is that people do not know to ...More Button

Defence Forces Operations

Asked the Minister for Defence: if the Defence Forces personnel who were on duty on the runway at Shannon Airport on 22 February and 2 March conducted searches of US military aircraft.More Button

This question relates to the role of Defence Forces personnel at Shannon Airport, an issue highlighted by the heroic Margaretta D'Arcy. I welcome her release from prison and acknowledge the role s...More Button

Defence Forces Operations (Continued)

It is obvious that the most significant threat to security at Shannon is the role of the US military. I do not know if the Minister read the article in The Guardian last week which rev...More Button

That is not good enough. The Minister is not in a position to say whether it was contrary to normal conditions because the Irish State has refused to carry out any searches of the aircraft. The M...More Button

IBRC Staff

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will intervene to assist a person (details supplied) in their efforts to mediate at Irish Bank Resolution Corporation to resolve outstanding issues of compensation for staff who will be made ...More Button

School Staffing

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will address the fact that his Department payroll section pays special needs assistants based on the standard which is used for post primary being applied to primary, although both work compl...More Button

School Transport Administration

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide in tabular form the amounts per annum that have been rebated to his Department by Bus Éireann each year for the use of any of the school bus fleet for non educational purposes, s...More Button

School Enrolments

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: further to Parliamentary Questions Nos.113 and 179 of 11 March 2014, in the context of the overall analysis of demographic data, where he says that his Department is addressing the short-term needs...More Button

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will confirm that based on his previous statement that it is a matter for schools to determine the approach or mix of approaches they will use when educating children with autism, if a school...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will confirm that the only person involved in Irish Task Force on Autism report who had professional qualifications in ABA is a person (details supplied); if this is the person he was referri...More Button

State Examinations

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will ensure extra time is provided for the project maths exam this summer for students with dyslexia, as the new maths language-based format means dyslexic students have to decode the text-ba...More Button

School Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will recognise the efforts of a school (details supplied) in County Dublin which has agreed to take in a seventh junior infant class to go some way to dealing with the large number of childre...More Button

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the reason a Canadian citizen with a stamp four visa and married to an Irish citizen was deemed not eligible to compete for a temporary clerical position in the public service.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the reason non EEA citizens cannot apply for Civil Service jobs; his plans to allow anyone in possession of a Stamp 4 visa to apply for any job; and if not the reason for same.More Button

Job Losses

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the steps he will take on the announcement of 160 job losses at a company (details supplied).More Button

Telecommunications Infrastructure

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: to whom Eircom is responsible, or regulated by, in relation to matters of health and safety, falling poles and dangerous overhead cables.More Button

Fish Farming

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: if his agency Inland Fisheries Ireland has at any time taken actions necessary to recapture any stock escaped from a facility for salmon farming operated under a licence as they are empowered to do...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: the point in time at which he was notified of any possible escapes from licensed fish farms during the recent stormy weather; and if he was notified of any possible escapes from the storm damage on...More Button

Departmental Investigations

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: further to Parliamentary Question No. 39 of 11 March 2014, in view of the fact that he has previously requested ComReg to undertake certain investigations, if he will ask ComReg the reason for the ...More Button

Pyrite Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: further to Parliamentary Question No. 342 of 11 March 2014, in relation to the quarries which where identified as possible sources of hardcore, if he will make this information available to the pub...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will amend the pyrite resolution scheme and legislation regarding mediation scheme and legislation in view of the fact that evidence has emerged of pyritic heave being present in an estate in...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the mechanisms that are in place to ensure that the properties which have the most severe damage as a result of pyritic heave are remediated first, even though some of those properties may be singl...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the number of applications received by the Pyrite Resolution Board; and when residents may expect to receive feedback on whether their application is being processed to the next stage.More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that planning permission was granted in 2009 for the construction of a new independently supported footbridge adjacent to Markievicz Bridge, Sligo; if it...More Button

Prison Medical Service

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will approve the release on medical grounds of a person (details supplied) in view of the fact that the Irish Prison Service requested a second medical opinion which has now been received and...More Button

Courts Service

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 507 of 4 February 2014, the position regarding the review being conducted by the Courts Service across Dublin city and county; if Swords and Balbriggan Court h...More Button

Garda Operations

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the cost of the policing operation for the European People's Party convention in Dublin recently in terms of financial cost and the number of Garda hours involved.More Button

Inland Fisheries

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: regarding his reassurances that his engineering division and the Irish Marine Institute were investigating the disaster that overtook a fish farm (details supplied) in County Cork more than six wee...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will provide information on the number of mortalities collected and stored in formic acid on barges in enclosed ensiling tanks after the disaster that overtook a fish farm (details supplied) ...More Button

Aquaculture Licence Applications

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will make available copies of the Norwegian Standard for Containment Systems NS94152009 which the environmental impact statement for the Galway Bay fish farm states will be adhered to in that...More Button

Haddington Road Agreement Savings

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason section 38 and 39 voluntary organisations are being asked to complete the Health Service Executive Haddington Road Agreement cost reduction database for social care, primary care, mental...More Button

Driver Licences

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the number of students who successfully passed the transport management CPC examination in each examination centre for each of the examination sittings in 2012, 2013 and January 2014.More Button