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O'Donovan, Patrick

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


EU Funding

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: if he has made an application to the European Institute for emergency funding to assist farmers in the aftermath of severe and harsh weather conditions; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Sector Reform Review

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if privilege days still exist in the civil service; if so, if these privilege days date back prior to independence such as a day off to celebrate the Sovereign's birthday and Empire Day; and if he ...More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Jobs; Enterprise and Innovation: if he is able to determine if his Department or any of the other Government agencies under his remit such as Enterprise Ireland or the Industrial Development Agency have paid for former Government ...More Button

Pension Provisions

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: The number of women applicants who applied unsuccessfullys for the State contributory pension and were refused a pension based on changes to rules that were introduced this September.; and if she w...More Button

Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the position regarding a review of a domiciliary care allowance in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Wexford; when a decision will be made; and if she will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will provide an update on a review for an invalidity pension in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Thatching Grants Eligibility

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: if there is a residency requirement for applicants to his Department for thatching grants; the date on which he introduced the requirement for residency; if there are exceptions to this requirement...More Button

Medical Aids and Appliances Applications

Asked the Minister for Health: the unit cost for a pair of crutches purchased by the Health Service Executive; the cost to sanitise same for reuse; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the total cost of purchasing crutches and other walking aides for the Health Service Executive in 2011; the number of crutches and walking aides purchased for the same period; the number that were ...More Button

Medical Card Applications

Asked the Minister for Health: the position regarding a medical card application review in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the position regarding a medical card application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the position regarding a medical application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Care of the Elderly Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: when he will bring forward legislation to set standards for the provision of home care for elderly people by private commercial companies in receipt of funding from the Health Service Executive; if...More Button

Regional Health Forums

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount paid per meeting in expenses to members of each of the Regional Health Forum since its creation.More Button

Medicinal Products Supply

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will examine the current situation in which Alprozolam is being purchased without prescription through the internet; his views on the addictive qualities of this drug; his views in relation t...More Button