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Daly, Clare

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Airport Development Projects

This question must be seen in the context of the claims by the Dublin Airport Authority, daa, that the development of the second runway will have very positive benefits in terms of the economy and ...More Button

The Minister is correct in saying that the daa is responsible for airport development but the rigorous EIS that was carried out will be 13 years old by the time the new runway is operational in 202...More Button

Some of the issues are very pertinent. Aviation is responsible for about 5% of global carbon emissions. In respect of best practice, some environmentalists would say that there should be a mora...More Button

The problem is that the new scoping exercise for the new EIS is, as the Minister says, to look at lifting the restrictions imposed on the planning permission which is almost ten years old. There i...More Button

Aer Lingus Sale

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he carried out analysis since the takeover of Aer Lingus by the International Airlines Group, or if he had contact from the company regarding the jobs impact of the takeover, whether in terms of...More Button

State Airports

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the number of US soldiers who have passed through Shannon Airport to date in 2016, including the monthly breakdown; the number of requests his Department received in 2016 from civilian aircraft to ...More Button

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the high-level diplomatic talks she has had with her European counterparts regarding unaccompanied minors seeking asylum in Europe, with particular reference to the role that Ireland could play in ...More Button

Court Procedures

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: her plans to introduce a provision for automatic case review in instances where a person has issued proceedings for defamation but cannot secure a timely hearing date for reasons beyond the person'...More Button

Residential Institutions

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the arrangements that have been made to ensure adequate consultation takes place with the survivors of residential institutions as part of the forthcoming review of operations at Caranua.More Button

Nuclear Plants

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if the Government has been consulted by the UK Government or the nuclear power company NuGen as part of the stage two proposed scheme consultation for the proposed Moorside power station on land ad...More Button

Shannon Airport Facilities

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: further to Parliamentary Question No. 429 of 12 July 2016 to outline the reason for the landings and the exercises or operations the aircraft were involved in.More Button

EU Directives

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: further to Parliamentary Question No. 465 of 12 July 2016, if she will clarify who is empowered to submit an application for a derogation and if both local councils and private individuals are empo...More Button

Charitable and Voluntary Organisations

Asked the Minister for Health: if a final decision has yet been made about the possibility of transferring former members of the Central Remedial Clinic, CRC, pension plan to the single public service pension scheme, SPSPS; and ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if the HSE has completed its consideration of the business case in regard to the Central Remedial Clinic, CRC, pension plan submitted by CRC management; the steps the HSE will take to ensure a just...More Button

HSE Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the fact that public funds provided to the Central Remedial Clinic by the HSE are being spent on private consultancy groups, legal teams and public relations activity related to CRC ma...More Button

Animal Slaughtering Standards

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if officals from his Department are present on every occasion that members of the Defence Forces engage in the culling of animals.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if a vet is present on every occasion that animals are culled by members of the Defence Forces.More Button

Driver Licence Applications

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the reason persons must input their personal public service number into an online form in order to book an appointment to apply for a driving licence with the National Driver Licence Service if the...More Button

Animal Culls

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the number of times the Defence Forces agreed to aid to civil power requests regarding the culling of animals in each of the years 2011 to 2016 to date; and the number and type of animals killed in...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the criteria used by the Defence Forces in assessing and agreeing to an aid to civil power request regarding the culling of animals.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: if members of the Defence Forces receive training in the humane killing of animals; and the details of any training received.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: if Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine officials are present on each occasion on which the Defence Forces engage in the culling of animals.More Button

Defence Forces Investigations

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: further to Parliamentary Question No. 331 of 7 July 2016, if he will undertake to supply the report on the findings of the investigation when he receives them.More Button

Defence Forces Pensions

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the reason there is no provision in the legislation for an Army disability pension to be paid in cases where mental trauma is suffered here; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defence Forces Expenditure

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the total savings to the Defence Forces following the introduction of financial emergency measures in the public interest, FEMPI, up to 30 June 2011.More Button

Defence Forces Remuneration

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: further to Parliamentary Question No. 568 of 28 June 2016, the number of persons affected by the adjudicator's findings referred to.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: further to Parliamentary Question No. 568 of 28 June 2016, the amount it would have cost the State to ratify the adjudicator's findings.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: further to Parliamentary Question No. 568 of 28 June 2016, in light of the fact that the review mechanism referred to is about balancing expenditure with sustainable savings and of the fact that a ...More Button