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Healy-Rae, Danny

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Financial Provisions (Covid-19) (No. 2) Bill 2020: Committee and Remaining Stages (Continued)

I too appeal to the Minister and support the calls to help the people who have been the bearers of our culture and whom we will need if we are to hand that culture on to the next generation. I ref...More Button

I will also mention Neily O'Connor, to whose music one would dance on the table. He plays sets all over Kerry. He is at a standstill. Like everyone else, he needs to put food on the table. So...More Button

There is also the matter of event centres such as the INEC, Scott's Hotel in Killarney, the Fáilte Hotel and the Dunloe Hotel. There is no music coming out of their doors now which means there i...More Button

Our tradition and our culture are very important. We must know where we came from and that the people who come after us will carry on the traditions we give them, including story-telling and oth...More Button

This is needed by people such as the members of Truly Diverse, a band that plays at weddings. They are at a total standstill. They have young children and must put food on the table like everyo...More Button

Financial Provisions (Covid-19) (No. 2) Bill 2020: Committee Stage (Resumed) and Remaining Stages

I have already spoken privately to the Minister regarding problems with the payment. Some people who were not working between 6 and 13 March do not receive the payment and I do not believe they wi...More Button

There is another part to this. People had to be working in January and February to qualify for the scheme so employers are not employing people who were not employed in January or February. The...More Button

Financial Provisions (Covid-19) (No. 2) Bill 2020: Committee Stage (Resumed) and Remaining Stages (Continued)

Some hotel workers are back, but none of the bus drivers is back. Their stamps have run out or are running out and they will have nothing for the winter. Perhaps the Minister does not understand,...More Button

Would it not be more appropriate if the period assessed for employers to qualify for the wage subsidy scheme was the period of the lockdown, from whenever it was to whenever the hotels got back wor...More Button

Arts Centres

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the assistance that will be put in place for venues (details supplied) which are vital for up and coming artists; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button