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Ó Cuív, Éamon

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Local Authority Staff

Asked the Minister for Transport: if approval has been given formally to local authorities to hire additional staff as part of the Sustainable Transport Initiative; if the terms of conditions and salaries under which such staff may...More Button

Bus Services

Asked the Minister for Transport: if it is planned to devolve decisions in relation to the siting of bus shelters and other minor works from the NTA to the local authorities; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Driver Test

Asked the Minister for Transport: when it is planned to allow driver instructors to recommence in-car driving instruction, in view of the large number of persons who need to learn to drive, particularly front-line workers in rural ...More Button

National Car Test

Asked the Minister for Transport: the reason persons who missed their NCT appointments due to the lockdown in the past year, particularly persons over 70 years of age are being penalised if they go for an NCT now; if the NRA will w...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Asked the Minister for Finance: his plans to remove the present €5,000 weekly cap on payments under the Covid restriction support scheme due to the reality that many larger hotels will only at the best case scenario do very limit...More Button

Departmental Correspondence

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: when a letter (details supplied) referred to the Office of Public Works for attention and reply will be replied to; the reason for the delay in this matter; and if he will make a statement on the m...More Button

Visa Applications

Asked the Minister for Justice: the reason for the delay in issuing visa stickers to atypical workers in the fishing industry who have been approved for a visa; the reason the visa stickers are not issued at the same time as the ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice: the reason for the delay in issuing visa stickers to atypical workers in the fishing industry who have been approved for a visa; the reason the visa stickers are not issued at the same time as the ...More Button

Proposed Legislation

Asked the Minister for Health: when it is planned to publish the nursing home support scheme (amendment) Bill; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if the Covid-19 vaccine will be administered to the remaining islanders under 70 years of age who are permanently resident on offshore islands, on the islands as happened in the case of the older c...More Button

Emergency Departments

Asked the Minister for Health: the progress made to date to provide a new emergency department for Galway University Hospital; when the new emergency department will be operational in the hospital; and if he will make a statemen...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Health: if a person who works on rotation of five weeks on an oil rig 200 miles off the coast of Brazil and five weeks at home will have to go into supervised quarantine each time they come home; if not, i...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if persons returning from red listed countries who have a vaccine certificate will have to go into supervised quarantine for two weeks at their own expense; and if he will make a statement on the m...More Button

Felling Licences

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of timber felling licences granted in the first three months of 2020 and 2021, respectively; the volume of timber involved, in cubic metres, in each case; the number of applications stil...More Button