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Naughten, Denis

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Covid-19, Mental Health and Older People: Statements (Continued)

I do not expect the Airí Stáit to be able to give me a response to my questions today but I would appreciate if someone would come back to me with a detailed response after this debate. What somet...More Button

First, patients who are undergoing hospital procedures must have a negative Covid test in advance of going into hospital. That is completely understandable. However, in some instances, hospital...More Button

I have already raised this with some hospital managers. The justification is that the computer systems are not talking to each other. Since the test carried out in the community by the HSE is not...More Button

I have another comment on the issue of bureaucracy. On 21 April, the Minister for Health replied to Parliamentary Question No. 2083 with a the list of vaccines that would mean people who are ful...More Button

There is a third issue I want to raise. On Friday night last, a constituent of mine who was in mandatory quarantine was in unbearable pain. The person contacted reception at the quarantine faci...More Button

There is a final point that I would like to bring to the attention of the Government. It relates to the trauma report approved this week by Cabinet designating the Mater Misericordiae University...More Button

Unfortunately, the senior Minister is not here.More Button

It has been agreed by the Business Committee that all issues relevant to Covid-19 can be raised here. The Ceann Comhairle can clarify that for the House.More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

I congratulate the Minister, Deputy McEntee, and her husband, Paul. With the strong footballing genes, I hope that in future their son declares for County Roscommon.More Button

While I welcome yesterday's decision by the Minister, Deputy Darragh O'Brien, to waive the €125 per table licence fee for outdoor dining, Government support needs to go much further. On average ...More Button

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will increase the rate of payment under TAMS to reflect the increasing construction costs particularly of materials; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button