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Troy, Robert

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Tax Code

Asked the Minister for Finance: the position regarding importing cars from England to strip down and sell as car parts here; and the taxes and duties that are applied.More Button

NAMA Portfolio

Asked the Minister for Finance: the contact he has had with National Asset Management Agency regarding the sale of a company (details supplied).More Button

Social Welfare Code

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: in view of the recent coverage whereby a family was identified as entitled to qualify for in excess of €70,000 per annum in social welfare entitlements, her plans to review the schemes.More Button

Inland Waterways Development

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: his views on correspondence (details supplied) regarding issues canal users have with the recent changes in mooring and passage fees.More Button

Waterways Ireland Feasibility Study

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the date on which the Waterways Ireland feasibility study between Longford and the main Royal Canal will be published.More Button

Broadband Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: if he will review the legislation regarding the ESB allowing users to enable broadband in rural areas under the national broadband scheme.More Button

Leader Programmes Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: in view of the 19.73% or €1.7 million cut in funding to Longford Leader in May 2013 and the high level of applications from high quality projects being shelved as a result of the cut, if he will lo...More Button

Tenant Purchase Scheme Administration

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: when a new scheme, which will be replacing the tenant purchase scheme be announced; if this scheme will take into consideration tenants whose sole income is social welfare and take into considerati...More Button

Coroners Service

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will ensure a coroner's report will issue without further delay in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath.More Button

Defence Forces Deployment

Asked the Minister for Defence: the current compliment of staff at Custume Barracks, Athlone; the timeframe for the new recruitment process in the Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Child Care Qualifications

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if the FETAC Level 6 qualification will be awarded, based on experience, to preschool teachers nearing retirement with two to four years left until retirement age in the school year 2015-16, when t...More Button

Inter-Country Adoptions

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: to outline the action being taken to speed up the process to establish bilateral agreements with Russia and Ethiopia in respect of inter-country adoption; and if she will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: to explain the exact application process and guidelines that must be satisfied for a family to legally adopt a non-EU national child not residing in the State. More Button

Child Protection

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: when the international review of the way various countries tackle the issue of children's pageants will be complete; if she will commit to a Dáil debate when the review is completed; and if she wil...More Button

Children's Rights Referendum

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: to detail the legislation or initiatives that have been put on hold owing to the court challenge to the children's rights referendum; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Adoption Legislation

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: to outline her plans to amend the Adoption Act 2010; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Ombudsman for Children Reports

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: to provide her assessment of the recent report of the Ombudsman for Children, A Meta-analysis of Repetitive Root Cause Issues Regarding the Provision of Services for Children in Care; and if she wi...More Button

Child and Family Agency Reports

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if the Child and Family Agency will be publishing monthly reports with details of children's services in the manner published by the Health Service Executive up to the end of 2013; and if she will ...More Button

Child Care Services Regulation

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: to outline her views on the recent publication by the European Commission Directorate-General for Justice on child care services for school-age children; and if she will make a statement on the mat...More Button

Hospital Appointment Status

Asked the Minister for Health: when a person (details supplied) will be granted a date for an operation. More Button

Hospital Appointment Delays

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will ensure that a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath is given a date for their operation at the Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin without further delay More Button

Public Transport

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if it is the practice of Bus Éireann to donate services to charities; and the amount it is costing annually. More Button

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will grant funding to a club (details supplied) in County Longford which applied under the sports capital grants programme. More Button