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McConalogue, Charlie

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement: Statements (Resumed) (Continued)

My party has always been pro-trade. We will continue to be in favour of the positive impact that trade deals can have. It is important that every trade deal is balanced and fair across the variou...More Button

I have asked two specific questions. They relate to steak cuts and the Hilton quota. I ask the Minister to answer them because I have a very limited amount of time available to me.More Button

The two issues I have asked about are steak cuts and the Hilton quota.More Button

I ask the Minister to answer my question about the Hilton quota.More Button

I have not got an answer to my question on the Hilton quota.More Button

What about the Hilton quota?More Button

When will it come in?More Button

I asked the Minister two specific questions, the first of which related to steak cuts. Representatives of the IFA are in the Gallery tonight. The IFA and other farming organisations are exception...More Button

The Minister is trying to fudge the issue by giving the impression that this is about the whole carcass weight. Commissioner Hogan said there will be steak cuts. I asked the Minister when the n...More Button

The reality is that a political deal has been done with regard to 99,000 tonnes of beef.More Button

The horse has bolted from the stable.More Button

The Minister is trying to tell us that all of this is still up for grabs, but the reality is that there has been a political failure up to this point.More Button

We need to see the Minister trying to retrieve the situation-----More Button

-----and batting for the interests of the country.More Button

What contact has the Government had with Commissioner Hogan?More Button

Road Projects Status

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the status of the Bonagee link road project in County Donegal; when the project will commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the status of the progress of the A5; the funding made available for the project; when funding will be made available; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Revenue Commissioners Staff

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of persons the Revenue Commissioners recruited since January 2019, by grade and county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

VAT Rate Application

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to change the hospitality VAT rate to 9%; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the position regarding school secretaries and caretakers being made direct employees of his Department; the latest engagement he has had with representative groups on the matter; and if he will mak...More Button

National Educational Psychological Service

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: when an educational psychological assessment will be carried out for persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to make the FreeStyle Libre device available to all patients with type 1 diabetes; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospitals Building Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of plans regarding a community hospital (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Orthodontic Services Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of children waiting on orthodontic treatment by grade and length of waiting time at Letterkenny University Hospital in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Services for People with Disabilities

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 195 of 26 February 2019, when funding will be made available to enable a facility (details supplied) to reopen; if his attention has been drawn to the effect t...More Button

Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of an appointment for a second consultant for a service (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Outreach Clinics

Asked the Minister for Health: when an outreach clinic for patients in County Donegal will be reinstated; the reason this has not taken place to date; the efforts being made to resume the service; and if he will make a statement...More Button

Harness Racing Industry

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if funding will be made available to an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Sheepmeat Sector

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the imports of sheep meat from Australia to Ireland to date in 2019; the volume in tonnes and the type of cuts involved; and if additional information (details supplied) will be provided.More Button

Beef Imports

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of bovine animals imported for slaughter from 1 January 2018 and to date in 2019, by category, that is, steer, heifer, young bull or cow; the destinations of the animals in tabular form;...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of tonnes of imported beef since 1 Jan 2018 and in 2019 to date by category, that is, steers, heifers, young bulls or cows; the age of same; the origin of same; the checks undertaken on ...More Button

Departmental Data

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his views on issues raised on data released by his Department (details supplied); and the reason figures are rounded to the nearest thousand in the animal identification system for animal movements...More Button

Sports Capital Programme Applications

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the status of an application for funding under the sports capital programme by a school and a club (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme Data

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: when a decision will be made on a partial capacity benefit application by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button