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Deenihan, Jimmy

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3


International Agreements: Motion

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International Co-operation: Motion

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Written Answers - Commemorative Events

Was asked: if he would report on the progress of the committee tasked with planning centenary celebrations for a range of historically significant events, including the Easter 1916 Rising. More Button

I am satisfied that the Centenary commemoration of the Easter Rising in 2016 requires a comprehensive programme that will also present the economic, social and cultural history of the period. The d...More Button

The Government envisage a framework that will feature, not only the official commemorative programme, but also the initiatives of local authorities, national cultural and sporting organisations, he...More Button

With a view to the enhanced engagement required of all partners, I have made arrangements to strengthen the Oireachtas Consultation Group on commemorations. In future discussions with the group, I ...More Button

All Government Departments, State Agencies and services of government are now being consulted in relation to their intended contribution to the official commemorative programme. There has been con...More Button

Was asked: if he has any plans to develop a permanent exhibition to the famine in the National History Museum of Ireland in Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The Deputy will be aware that, as Chair of the National Famine Commemoration Committee, I am responsible for ensuring on behalf of the Government that appropriate arrangements are in place to comme...More Button

In relation to the reference to plans to develop a permanent exhibition dedicated to the Great Famine in the National Museum of Ireland, the Deputy should be aware that this is an operational matte...More Button

Written Answers - Turbary Rights

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive their agreed payment for the sale of turbary rights; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The individual referred to in the question applied to sell his interest in land under the Voluntary Bog Purchase Scheme, administered by my Department. The relevant land has been inspected and foun...More Button

Was asked: when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Longford for their turf cutting rights at Ardaghullion bog, Mostrim, County Longford, which was designated as a special area of c...More Button

The individual referred to in the Deputy’s Question has applied to sell his interest in land under the Voluntary Bog Purchase Scheme administered by my Department. Processing of applications ...More Button

In 2011, the Government announced a compensation scheme for those affected by the cessation of turf cutting on raised bog special areas of conservation. This Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation ...More Button

Where applicants under the Voluntary Bog Purchase Scheme have not received a letter of offer, or have received a letter of offer but contracts have not been signed, my Department will be writing to...More Button