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McLoughlin, Tony

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Order of Business (Continued)

With regard to the often-long delays in the criminal trial process and the need to reduce delays in the criminal justice system generally, when can we expect the criminal procedure Bill to be broug...More Button

Invalidity Pension Eligibility

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection: in view of the cuts made to the national network service in 2013 and 2014, a service which offered many persons with disabilities the opportunity to re-skill and receive extra payment for doing so,...More Button

Coastal Erosion

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will provide an update from the Office of Public Works in relation to the coastal erosion minor works application from Sligo County Council, which the Office of Public Works would have receiv...More Button

IDA Site Visits

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of IDA Ireland and Enterprise Ireland visits that have taken place in County Sligo since 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his views on whether improved road infrastructure, such as the proposed upgrade for the N4 route in County Sligo, is vital for the county to be able to attract foreign direct investment companies i...More Button

Job Creation

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: in view of the recent developments at Elanco, County Sligo, and the announcement that JennaValve Incorporated will now no longer be developing a manufacturing location in County Sligo, as previousl...More Button

Beef Data Programme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: with regards to the beef data genomics scheme, if he will provide the details of what the training course entails; the person and body who will cover the costs of the course; the person and body wh...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the way farmers may determine the genotype star rating of a heifer or cow they intend to purchase at a livestock sale; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: with regard to the beef data genomics programme, the way farmers can assess the current genotyping star rating of their stock before the new programme begins; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: where a farmer loses rented land which comprises over 20% of that farmer's land taking, but the farmer has been compliant with the new beef data genomics programme for over four years, if there is ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: with regard to the new beef data genomics programme and on foot of many representations to this Deputy by farming bodies from this Deputy's constituency, if consideration will be given to the relax...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the amount the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation will be charging farmers on the new beef data genomics programme to be compliant with the genotyping requirements of the programme; and if he will ma...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: in view of the carbon navigator requirements of the new beef data genomics programme, the estimated costs to complete a carbon navigator with an approved adviser; if a farmer can complete this requ...More Button

Rural Development Programme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the position regarding exemptions to planned penalties in respect of the new beef data genomics programme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Drugs Payment Scheme Coverage

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason Fampyra for patients suffering with multiple sclerosis is not covered under the drugs scheme; when this medication will be included; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Schools Building Projects Status

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of fixed new school units constructed in both County Leitrim and County Sligo during the period from 2007 until 2015; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Accommodation Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of prefabricated school building units that were funded for construction by her Department in both County Sligo and County Leitrim during the period between 2007 and 2015; and if she wil...More Button

Local Authority Services

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: with regard to the Sligo county library headquarters in Sligo town if an upgrade to the old facility or a new unit is in the Government's plans; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: to set out his plans to allocate additional funding for sewage treatment schemes for 2015 to Leitrim County Council; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Rail Services

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he is aware of the unacceptable incident on 5 May 2015 when an Irish Rail passenger (details supplied) who has a disability and requires the use of a wheelchair was locked on board a train carri...More Button