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Troy, Robert

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Sports Capital Programme Administration

My purpose is to try to ascertain from the Minister of State with responsibility for sport exactly when the sports capital programme will be announced. Applications for the programme opened in Jan...More Button

I am also concerned that a number of colleagues have approached me over the last 24 to 48 hours to indicate that certain members of Government parties were ringing around sporting clubs to advise...More Button

Finally, can the Minister provide the House with the reason it has taken so long to go through the applications? The committees of local, voluntary organisations, which are made up of people wor...More Button

Sports Capital Programme Administration (Continued)

It is welcome that €56 million will be spent by various sporting bodies throughout the country. The Minister said that 20% of applications for grants would be deemed ineligible. Will they only ge...More Button

I suggested that all of the 80% eligible applicants receive some funding on the basis of the points system that has been introduced and it is welcome that this is happening. I met a local group ...More Button

There have been so many applications because we have moved away from operating this scheme on an annual basis. I encourage the Minister of State to move it to an annual basis so that ineligible ...More Button

School Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the status of an application for additional accommodation by a school (details supplied).More Button

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will ensure specialist shoes are supplied to a person (details supplied) as a matter of urgency; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will ensure suitable treatment is put in place for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Cancer Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to ensure the initially agreed treatment is provided for a person (details supplied) undergoing breast cancer treatment at Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore; and if he will make a stat...More Button

Hospital Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will restore funding to carry out gynecomastia surgery with immediate effect and ensure there is an adequate budget in place for the year 2018 and subsequent years; and if he will make a stat...More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: if a hospital appointment will be scheduled for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Home Care Packages Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if a suitable high-dependency nursing home placement will be allocated to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Home Help Service

Asked the Minister for Health: if home help services will be awarded to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Felling Licences Applications

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the status of a forestry application and appeal by a person (details supplied).More Button

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if she will expedite an appeal for an invalidity pension for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Carer's Allowance Payments

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to review the situation regarding carer's allowance whereby a person who is providing full time care for two persons can only be awarded 1.5 of an allowance (details supplied).More Button

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to alter the State pension qualification criteria to ensure that all persons that have had periods outside of the PAYE system or who have been a home maker for a period of time are entitl...More Button

Voluntary Housing Sector

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: his plans to ensure the necessary actions are taken to allow a housing body to purchase properties (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defence Forces Personnel Data

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the number of civilian positions which have become vacant in the year 2017 to date at Custume Barracks, Athlone; if these positions will be filled; if so, the timeframe for same; and if he will mak...More Button