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Deenihan, Jimmy

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Commemorative Events

Was asked: the arrangements that have been made to commemorate the founding of Óglaigh na hÉireann by Éoin Mac Néill in 1913; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

In the coming year, the Centenary commemorative programme will seek to present a comprehensive reflection of the key issues in Ireland in 2013. The national social and economic conditions will be ...More Button

The founding of Óglaigh na hÉireann on 25 November 1913 will be commemorated as an official initiative within the commemorative programme on the Centenary anniversary. The particular arrangement...More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Was asked: if he will provide in tabular form the amount currently being spent on, or budgeted for, by State agencies under his remit for spending on the areas of communications, public relations, consultancy...More Button

The Deputy will appreciate that the matter of budgeted and actual expenditure by the bodies funded from my Department’s Vote group in the areas referred to in the Deputy’s question are part of the ...More Button

National Lottery Funding Applications

Was asked: when announcements will be made in relation to his Department's National Lottery funding payments for 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

As the Deputy may be aware, an overall allocation is provided from the National Lottery each year for expenditure through the Votes of various Departments. Details of this allocation are published ...More Button

Departmental Funding

Was asked: his views on cuts to funding to the Arts Council in 2012; if he will protect Arts Council funding in Budget 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Government policy in the area of support for the arts and artists is set out in the Programme for Government . As Minister responsible for the arts and culture sectors, I am committed ...More Button

Turbary Rights

Was asked: if a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive compensation for the sale of turbary rights at Derrinlough Bog, County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The land referred to by the Deputy is located in a natural heritage area designated in 2002.

In 2010, the then Government decided that ...More Button

Pension Provisions

Was asked: how well funded all semi-State company pension schemes are; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

As I have previously advised the House, there are no commercial semi-State companies under the remit of my Department. I am advised that none of the State bodies/agencies funded from my Department...More Button