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Murnane O'Connor, Jennifer

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Covid-19 (Arts): Statements (Continued)

It is important that we all recognise the devastation of the arts industry, including writers, performers, musicians, technicians, planners, participants and the wider community. We have relied on...More Button

VISUAL houses a 335-seat theatre and the largest white cube gallery space where it produces a programme of commissioned and existing high-quality national and international contemporary arts and ...More Button

Covid-19 has taken over our lives but it will not be with us forever. We need to prepare for that brighter day, the day when the children cut class for the pantomime at Christmas, the day when a...More Button

The centre makes regular funding applications. We can support it in its work by bringing it under the aegis of the Minister's Department and provide it with an allocation from arts funding. Thi...More Button

There is a particular area I am concerned about. Over the past few months, I have been contacted by many artists and musicians. I am not sure if the Minister is aware of The Backline, which fea...More Button

I have also been contacted by many dance schools in my area. While schools remain open, I am concerned that music and dance schools cannot open. We must urgently review this because arts educat...More Button

I thank the Minister for being present I know she will do her best in the context of the upcoming budget, but I ask her to take consider the groups that are in need of funding.More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: if a county-specific list is to be published of all establishments that will participate in the spend and save scheme; if this list is to be made available and easily accessible for persons who wis...More Button

Health Services

Asked the Minister for Health: when a service (details supplied) in County Carlow will reopen; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if plans are being considered to make eye tests outside of school testing at high street opticians free for children under 12 years of age who are on medical cards; if his attention has been drawn ...More Button

Hospital Appointments Status

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the position regarding a health appointment for person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: if carers employed by the HSE who are required to travel on official business will be paid the travel and subsistence rates approved by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button