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O'Loughlin, Fiona

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Child Abuse

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the resources in place to deal with allegations of child abuse; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

I am conscious that there is some overlap between my question and some previous questions. Many deal with Tusla, which underlines its important role and how important it is that we provide it with...More Button

I wish to ask the Minister about the resources which are in place to deal with allegations of abuse of children and make a statement on the matter, in particular in light of the One In Four report.More Button

Child Abuse (Continued)

I again acknowledge the increase in funding for Tusla and welcome, in particular, the out-of-hours support for foster families and children who are absolutely in need. I know that Tusla operates i...More Button

I accept that the process can be very difficult for everybody involved. The Minister mentioned the report. Eight of the 12 allegations made were not investigated or were deemed to be unfounded. ...More Button

Garda Welfare

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the mental health supports in place for serving gardaí; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if his attention has been drawn to the cases of five serving gardaí who committed suicide; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if more supports will be rolled out to serving gardaí; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Assisted Human Reproduction Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if the roll-out of IVF treatment will be widened from persons with medical cards; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Budget 2018

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount of funding that has been allocated in budget 2018 for mental health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

State Pension (Contributory)

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if a person can buy stamps to allow them receive full rate in their contributory pension; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button