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Connolly, Catherine

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


An Garda Síochána: Statements (Continued)

The previous two speakers asked the question that I am going to ask again now. When the anonymous complaint emerged, it concerned exactly this issue among others. Is the Tánaiste satisfied? An e...More Button

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: when the second interim report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes will be published; the reason for the delay; if the scope of the terms of reference of the commission wi...More Button

Child Care Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the steps being taken to alleviate the staffing difficulties being experienced by operators of crèche and early years facilities, in particular in rural areas, arising from the June regulations; an...More Button

Direct Provision System

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 32 of 16 February 2017, if she will provide the progress audit, in tabular form, for each of the 173 recommendations of the McMahon report; and if she will mak...More Button

Local Authority Housing

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: if his attention has been drawn to inquiries into alleged inappropriate allocation of city council units in Galway city; if he has been provided with reports arising therefrom; if he has had meetin...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: when the inquiry began relating to the alleged inappropriate allocation of a city council property by a housing official to another housing official in Galway city; if it has been completed; if so,...More Button

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: what other inquiries have been conducted into alleged inappropriate allocation of houses within Galway City Council; when they started; when they were or will be completed; the person or body that ...More Button

Foreign Naval Vessels

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the details of the circumstances surrounding the docking of a US warship (details supplied) at Cobh Harbour on 21 March 2017; the reason it was docked; the purpose of its journey; the permissions t...More Button

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: further to Parliamentary Question No. 48 of 7 March 2017, if the monitoring committee has been established; if not, the reason for the delay in its establishment; when its establishment is expected...More Button

Cancer Screening Programmes

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to extend free cervical smear testing to include women under 25 years of age, in particular to those under 25 years of age who, based on family history, require a smear test; and if he wi...More Button

Fishing Industry

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when a decision will be made on fishing fleet capacity in view of the fact that the public consultation closed for submissions on 28 February 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Legislative Reviews

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: his plans to remove or review section 15 of the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 related to immunity that the review group set up by his predecessor (details supplied) found in 2011, six ye...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: when it is proposed that this investigation will commence further to the findings of the review group set up by his predecessor (details supplied) in 2011, six years ago, of alleged maladministrati...More Button

Air and Water Pollution

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: his plans to seek legal advice from the Attorney General following the findings by the European Environmental Agency in 2012 that emissions from certain industries, holding IPPC licences granted by...More Button

Defence Forces Training

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the details of the new employment support scheme with the direct involvement of the Defence Forces; if social protection recipients have a choice of whether to join the scheme or not; the role his ...More Button