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Healy-Rae, Michael

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Third Level Funding

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will address the unsustainable model for third level education funding through an increase of capital spending by €10 million in order for Ireland to retain a highly educated workforce; and i...More Button

Apprenticeship Programmes

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will assist in reducing unemployment and sustaining existing employment by allocating ring fenced funding for the development of new apprenticeships and training programmes to promote new ski...More Button

Gaeltacht Policy

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the measures which will be taken to ensure that the Gaeltacht education policy is published and funded in the near future with regard to the Gaeltacht curriculum referenced in his Department's stra...More Button

Housing Policy

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: if he will address the urgent need to develop a strategy that will provide single persons and couples who face inadequate rent supplement and HAP limits with accessible and affordable social housin...More Button

Homeless Accommodation Provision

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: his strategy to take advantage of the large number of vacant homes nationwide in order to alleviate the homelessness crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tenancy Protection Scheme

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: if he will support and make efforts towards extending the tenancy protection service to benefit homeless persons or persons at risk of homelessness on a nationwide level; and if he will make a stat...More Button

Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the status of an application for a domiciliary care allowance by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Irish Language

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: if she will counteract funding cuts and invest in the development of the Irish language and Gaeltacht authorities by allocating €4.5 million in the upcoming budget; and if she will make a statement...More Button

Health Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Health: if funding can be made available for a centre (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

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

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will continue to support the Irish Cancer Society, NCCP, HSE and the national immunisation office working group focused on improving communication around the vaccine and robust and regular pu...More Button

Hospital Appointments Status

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

Family Resource Centres

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if her attention has been drawn to the value of family resource centres to communities; if additional ring-fenced funding will be allocated to assist in promoting their work and enabling the centre...More Button

Voluntary Sector Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will remedy Government funding cuts experienced by Scouting Ireland by increasing funds to match its increasing size in budget 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Early Childhood Care and Education Programmes

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will consider the benefits that would come from improving the quality of the current child care system by extending the early childhood care education scheme and establishing formal after-sc...More Button