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O'Reilly, Louise

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Brexit: Statements (Resumed) (Continued)

I visited Sligo and Donegal for meetings recently and while I was there, I spoke to parents and families who are dependent on health services in the North. They are neighbours. It is very close. ...More Button

They were very concerned about the prospect of a hard Border. In fact, the day I was in Donegal was the day on which it was reported that a Department was sourcing portakabins or other likely fa...More Button

That is probably what put it onto our agenda, as it is never far from their minds. They were very concerned about the impact of a hard Border on their health and the health of their families. The...More Button

Equally, I spoke to a woman in Swords in my constituency when I was canvassing two or three weeks ago. She had waited years for a medical procedure. She did not have it done in this State but w...More Button

When the senior officials from the Department of Health attended the meeting I asked them some relatively easy questions about the extent to which we rely not only on health services in the North...More Button

I returned to my constituent and told her what had happened. She was not impressed and neither am I. People outside the Chamber will not be too impressed that it was only on the prompting of a ...More Button

It is already on the public record of the proceedings of the committee, but I will send it to the Minister of State.More Button

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if research has been carried out on the need to expand the number of places for children with autism spectrum disorder at primary school level in Skerries; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is a shortage of specific primary school placements for children with ASD in the Skerries area; his plans to address this; and if he will make...More Button

School Accommodation Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if his attention has been drawn to plans to expand the provision of services at primary school level in the Skerries area; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the procedures available to health service staff for debriefing following a critical or traumatic incident; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of debriefings following a critical or traumatic incident that have taken place by region, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if counselling is offered to staff following critical or traumatic incidents; and the number of staff that availed of such counselling in each of the years 2013 to 2016More Button

Railway Stations

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the reason the underpass at Skerries train station has been closed; if the decision to close the underpass was as a result of a safety report; if so, if he will provide a copy of the report; and if...More Button