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Martin, Catherine

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Electric Vehicles

Asked the Minister for Finance: the reason it is not possible to register an electric van for vehicle registration tax, particularly with regard to the Government’s objectives to decarbonise the transport sector as per chapter fi...More Button

Site Acquisitions

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the progress made with locating a permanent site for a school (details supplied) recently awarded in the patronage competition for the Pelletstown, Scribblestown and Dublin 7 area; if he has direct...More Button

Direct Provision Data

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of persons who have died while in the direct provision system since 1 January 2007; the ages of the persons who died; the reasons for the deaths; the number that were the result of suici...More Button

Graffiti Policy

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans to restart the community graffiti reduction programme previously funded by his Department in order that householders can get assistance in removing graffiti.More Button

Official Languages Act

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if there are methods whereby a community can change the name of their areas on maps; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

HIV Incidence

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of HIV infections detected per year since 2011; the number of new HIV infections detected to date in 2017, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Animal Welfare

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the maximum penalties available for convictions for animal cruelty; his plans to raise them; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of prosecutions there have been for animal cruelty in the past five years; the number of these which resulted in a conviction; the most stringent sentence imposed; and if he will make a ...More Button

Electricity Generation

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the current and planned measures his Department is undertaking to allow private persons and small-scale businesses to sell electricity they have generated to the national grid. More Button

Rail Network Expansion

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the position regarding the provision of a new train station at Pelletstown; if delays in the provision of funding could see planning permission for the station expire; and if he will make a stateme...More Button

Cycling Facilities Funding

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if funding is being provided for enhancing cycling routes along the Navan road from the Ashtown roundabout to the quays; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: if the limits of the exempted development area for roof mounted solar panels, including photovoltaics, will be raised in order to increase Ireland's response to climate change mitigation; and if he...More Button