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Tue, 26 Jul 2022

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Broadband Infrastructure

John McGuinness

123. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if he has given consideration to implementing a programme similar to the shared rural network as was recently rolled-out in the UK, to address mobile coverage black spots; if he will consider the State taking a portion of the funds from the next spectrum auction to support the deployment of a shared rural network, as is the case in other jurisdictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40949/22]

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Tue, 26 Jul 2022

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Housing Provision

John McGuinness

698. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage his estimated targets for cost rental homes for each of the years 2022 to 2025; and if he is confident that these targets will be met. [40729/22]

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Tue, 26 Jul 2022

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Defence Forces

John McGuinness

1022. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Defence if he will reinstate the arrangement between a sports club (details supplied) and James Stephen’s Barracks, County Kilkenny; and if he will expedite a positive decision. [40960/22]

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Tue, 26 Jul 2022

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Third Level Staff

John McGuinness

1466. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the guidelines and circulars issued to institutes of technology and the new university entities on the structure of pay scales for lecturers from 2003 to date in 2022; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40951/22]

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022

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Legislative Measures

John McGuinness

325. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the reason that he has inserted an amendment to a piece of legislation (details supplied). [38980/22]

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022

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Legislative Measures

John McGuinness

326. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if his attention has been drawn to the contributions that this Deputy has made in Dáil Éireann with respect to the case of a person (details supplied) among others; and if the very late insertion of an amendment to the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill 2022 at s2B of the Principal Act was not a targeted measure to seek to deprive whistle-blowers, specifically including the person, of the protections which the proper transposition of the protections of European Union Directive (2019/1937) would otherwise provide in Irish law. [38983/22]

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022

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Legislative Measures

John McGuinness

327. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will address matters in relation to legislation (details supplied). [38984/22]

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022

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Legislative Measures

John McGuinness

328. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way that the constitutional provisions he has referred to in his representations to Seanad Éireann, Article 15.1.1 have the effect of depriving whistle-blowers whose cases are already before the Courts of the protections with respect to the extension of the presumption of causation specifically envisaged by European Union Directive (2019/1937); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38985/22]

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022

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Legislative Measures

John McGuinness

329. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will address a matter related to legislation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38987/22]

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022

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Health Services Staff

John McGuinness

530. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Social Protection the reason that the south east regional drug and alcohol task force has not had a full-time coordinator for over two years; the action being taken to ensure that the full time position is restored; if the person that was in the full-time position is still being paid by the HSE; if so, if he will resolve the issues preventing that person from returning to work; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38847/22]

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022

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Social Welfare Eligibility

John McGuinness

537. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Social Protection the if back-to-school allowance will be paid to a person (details supplied). [38976/22]

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022

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Social Welfare Eligibility

John McGuinness

538. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Social Protection if an application for disability allowance now under review will be approved as a matter of urgency in respect of a person (details supplied). [38977/22]

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Tue, 12 Jul 2022

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Health Services

John McGuinness

95. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the number of persons currently waiting for an occupational therapy assessment in each LHO area in CHO5; the number waiting for treatment in each LHO in CHO5; the number in each category who have been waiting over a year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37512/22]

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Tue, 12 Jul 2022

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Mental Health Services

John McGuinness

123. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the way that it is proposed to address the current challenges that people are experiencing securing consultations with psychiatrists; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37511/22]

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Thu, 7 Jul 2022

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Brexit Supports

John McGuinness

191. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the total amount of funding in the Brexit reserve fund (details supplied); the way that it has been allocated to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36881/22]

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Thu, 7 Jul 2022

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National Children's Hospital

John McGuinness

318. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the current projected total cost of the National Children’s Hospital; the amount by which it has increased since 2018; if the contract has been amended to allow for inflation; if the contractor has an entitlement to seek an increase in the contract amount in view of the inflation experienced in 2022; if the current contractual position is compliant with procurement law; if a price variation clause that is, the right to claim for inflation was agreed recently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36883/22]

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Thu, 7 Jul 2022

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EU Funding

John McGuinness

338. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the application by the Government to the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund; the date that the application was submitted; the timeframe for consideration of the application and final approval; the potential amount available to Ireland under the fund; the way that it might be allocated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36882/22]

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Wed, 6 Jul 2022

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

John McGuinness

309. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the number of health workers who qualify for the pandemic bonus payment; the number of workers who have already been paid; if all section 38 disability employees have been paid; if section 39 organisations will be paid; if he will provide a complete overview on the status of the pandemic bonus payment relative to the cohort of workers who have been paid, those who are awaiting payment, those who have been excluded and those who are pending a decision. [36567/22]

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Tue, 5 Jul 2022

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Fisheries Protection

John McGuinness

110. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if he will apply the lower rate of exploitation for catch and release of salmon on the rivers Barrow, Nore and Suir as recommended by the commission; if he will meet a person (details supplied) in relation to the current rate being applied and the impact that the rate is having; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35835/22]

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Tue, 5 Jul 2022

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Health Services Staff

John McGuinness

781. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the number of addiction counsellors employed or contracted by the HSE in each of the past five years in counties Carlow and Kilkenny; his plans to develop this service for the future; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35828/22]

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