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Harty, Michael

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Local Authority Boundaries Review: Motion [Private Members]

I also speak in favour of this motion.More Button

This is an issue which is not confined to Cork. It also relates to boundary changes in Waterford and Kilkenny regarding Ferrybank, Roscommon and Westmeath regarding Monksland, and also in Clare ...More Button

Anyone familiar with Clare hurling will know that most of our senior teams which have been successful in recent years come from that area. I am sure people in those areas would not swap the saff...More Button

Such was the opposition to this proposal that it was not politically possible to pursue it and the then Minister, Phil Hogan, decided not to act on the annexation proposal. A group called Clare ...More Button

Local Authority Boundaries Review: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

This is an issue which will arise in many areas in future. It may be the areas to which I have referred, but other areas may have boundary extensions imposed upon them. There are historical, spor...More Button

Boundary changes are usually proposed by bigger authorities to annex profitable areas of smaller authorities, of course under the guise of better administration and governance. Quite often, such...More Button

The justification for such boundary extensions are not well founded in many cases. I believe an alternative solution is available. Adjoining councils should work in partnership if it is to the ...More Button

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will direct the HSE to review its decision and the processes used in arriving at the decision not to approve for reimbursement of the drug Translarna for treatment of Duchenne muscular dystro...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to intervene in the unprecedented High Court appeal brought by a company (details supplied) against the HSE decision not to reimburse for Translarna for the treatment of Duchenne muscular...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if his Department or the HSE will work towards an interim arrangement to treat the persons with Duchenne muscular dystrophy who require Translarna here should a lengthy legal process unfold; and if...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason the HSE’s decision not to reimburse for Translarna was at odds with 22 other European countries; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he is satisfied that appropriate negotiations have taken place between the HSE and a company (details supplied) ahead of the company resorting to legal action; and if he will make a statement on...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the fact that a High Court action is the only route of appeal available to a company (details supplied) and the lack of an independent review in the appeals process; and if he will mak...More Button

Hospital Services

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans for the development and funding of the national paediatric rheumatology services in Crumlin, which has a waiting list of 825 children; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button