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Moynihan, Aindrias

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Beef Industry

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the way in which he plans to administer the recently announced EU beef fund; when farmers can expect payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when he plans to meet the farming stakeholders to discuss the recently announced EU beef fund; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Beef Industry (Continued)

Beef farmers have been under phenomenal pressure for the past year, with Brexit impacting severely on the sector. There has been a 25% reduction in beef prices and incomes. Last week’s Mercosur d...More Button

Earlier I asked the Minister to lay out a timeline for when farmers could expect to receive payments under the scheme.More Button

Is funding in place to pay it this year? Does the Minister envisage having that fund or ensuring that farmers receive cheques in quarter three or four of this year? I understand consultation is o...More Button

I understand that the submission in April referred to by the Minister set out one of the conditions as being the application of extensive production methods. What was meant by that? Does it mea...More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

Page 60 of the programme for Government has commitments on improving waiting times for patients. I have raised several times the issue of Cork University Maternity Hospital, whereby large numbers ...More Button

Cork Mail Centre: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I acknowledge Deputy Barry for bringing forward this motion, which is very much needed. The announcement of 240 job losses at the Cork mail centre is a serious blow for all the staff and their fam...More Button

The Minister referred to having a strong exit package. Having spoken to a number of the staff, I ask the Minister for clarification. I understand that while the severance package offers six wee...More Button

General Practitioner Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the level of cover available to general practitioners in County Cork who may wish to take leave; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Carer's Allowance Data

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the number of persons receiving a carer's allowance by age profile in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Social and Affordable Housing Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: when the reviews of income limits for social housing by local authorities will be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button