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Howlin, Brendan

Wednesday, 28 February 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 462 Nbr. 3

Written Answers. - Departmental Studies.

Was asked: the total number of studies undertaken by his Department or by an agency under the aegis of his Department; the number of matters that he or the Minister(s) of State at his Department have referred...More Button

Agencies under the aegis of my Department are free to undertake such studies etc. as they consider appropriate for the purposes of their functions; information on the number of such studies is not ...More Button

Information relating to studies for which my Department is responsible is set out in the following table:More Button

Written Answers. - Driving Tests.

Was asked: the pass rate for driving tests in Newcastle West, County Limerick; the number of applicants that did the test in 1995; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

A total of 1,331 driving tests were carried out in Newcastle West in 1995. The pass rate was 55.9 per cent. The national average pass rate was 54.8 per cent.More Button

Written Answers. - Limerick Housing Allocation.

Was asked: the number of housing starts allocated to Limerick County Council for each of the years 1990 to 1995; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Donegal Group Water Schemes.

Was asked: whether plans for the Meenaneary/Omerteskna group water scheme, County Donegal, have been submitted to his Department; the date of this submission; whether they are currently being assessed; and wh...More Button

Tá sé i gceist agam Ceisteanna Uimhir 63 agus 66 a thógaint le chéile.More Button

Cuireadh pleananna leasaithe don scéim seo faoi bhráid mo Roinne ar 1 Feabhra 1996. Tá an tógra á bhreithniú i láthair na huaire agus déanfa...More Button

Written Answers. - Tralee (Kerry) Sewerage Scheme.

Was asked: the current position of the Cashen sewerage scheme, Ballyduff, Tralee, County Kerry.More Button

My Department has asked Kerry County Council to re-examine the preliminary report for this scheme and the council's response is awaited.More Button

Written Answers. - Swimming Pools Funding.

Was asked: the amounts paid out by his Department towards swimming pool facilities in each of the years from 1990 to 1995; the proposals, if any, he has for new swimming pools; and if he will make a statement...More Button

The expenditure outturn for the years 1990 to 1994 for the swimming pool programme is set out in the reply to Question No. 103 of 21 November 1995. Expenditure in 1995 was £2 million.More Button

There are ten proposals for new swimming pools at various stages of planning at the following locations: Bailieborough, Ballaghaderreen, Bray, Drumtariffe, Dundalk, Ennis, Enniscorthy, Killarney, T...More Button

Written Answers. - Road Improvement Schemes.

Was asked: the funding, if any, that is available to local authorities within their budget for major road improvement schemes to provide double glazing for roadside homes where a significant increase in traff...More Button

The provision of double glazed windows in roadside homes is not accepted as a charge against State grants for road improvement schemes.More Button

Written Answers. - Motor Tax Liability.

Was asked: the solution, if any, he can offer to a person in Dublin who recently purchased a second hand car privately that was imported unknown to him from the United Kingdom in January 1994, that was regist...More Button

Under Section 20 of the Finance (No. 2) Act, 1992, liability for licensing and payment of motor tax in respect of a vehicle arose from the date of its registration in the State. Section 117 of the...More Button