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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Overseas Missions

Thomas Pringle

48. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Defence the number of Irish troops in Mali and in Afghanistan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24876/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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European Defence Agency

Thomas Pringle

61. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Defence if he will report on his attendance at the meeting of the European Defence Agency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24875/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Departmental Reviews

Thomas Pringle

98. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education when the report of the DEIS technical group will be made available; the timeframe for completion of the model; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24879/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Electoral Process

Thomas Pringle

125. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education if her Department will undertake a feasibility study into secondary schools registering 16 and 17 year olds to vote in preparation for the franchise being extended to those aged 16 years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24878/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Primary Medical Certificates

Thomas Pringle

217. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Finance his plans to change outdated legalisation on the strict qualifying criteria for persons to avail of the primary medical certificate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25205/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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European Defence Capabilities

Thomas Pringle

279. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Defence his views regarding the position which will be adopted by Ireland at a European Council Defence Ministers meeting on 13 May 2021 regarding the US, Canada and Norway joining a EU Military Mobility Project; if Ireland plans to participate in same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25395/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Legislative Programme

Thomas Pringle

378. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice if the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (Amendments) Bill 2019 will be brought before the Houses of the Oireachtas in the current Oireachtas session in the context of a recent report (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25410/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Thomas Pringle

397. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if vaccinations against Covid-19 are available to approved driving instructors without underlying health conditions around Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25206/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Northern Ireland

Thomas Pringle

63. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he will meet with persons (details supplied) to discuss a case; and if he will respond to correspondence in relation to same from Deputies and Senators and co-signed by a number of cross-party public representatives. [19933/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Northern Ireland

Thomas Pringle

114. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he will meet with persons (details supplied) to discuss a case. [18417/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Thomas Pringle

240. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Finance if the employment wage subsidy scheme will be extended for the remainder of 2021 to the childcare sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24422/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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School Staff

Thomas Pringle

458. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education if school cleaners will be included in the plan to regularise the pay, conditions and pension rights of school staff; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23968/21]

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Thu, 6 May 2021

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Social Welfare Rates

Thomas Pringle

117. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Social Protection if there are plans to increase the disability allowance or carer’s allowance payments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23420/21]

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Thu, 6 May 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

201. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health when gyms and swimming pools will be reopened to the public under the current reopening guidelines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23438/21]

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Thu, 6 May 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Thomas Pringle

202. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health when the pause on vaccinating healthcare workers will be lifted given that some staff in homeless services have not yet received their first vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23439/21]

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Wed, 5 May 2021

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Housing Policy

Thomas Pringle

32. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will consider raising the financial threshold for an applicant to qualify for entry on to the housing list given that it is currently €25,000 for a single applicant or couple in County Donegal which is too low to allow a person to purchase a house; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22676/21]

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Wed, 5 May 2021

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Planning Issues

Thomas Pringle

46. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the planning regulations or statutory instruments that could be used to advise local authorities to include conservation plans for sites of potential historical importance in their county development plans such as sites on and around former mother and baby homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22011/21]

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Wed, 5 May 2021

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Electoral Process

Thomas Pringle

82. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the examinations he has undertaken in relation to extending the right to vote in all elections to persons when they reach 16 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22010/21]

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Wed, 5 May 2021

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DEIS Scheme

Thomas Pringle

392. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education if the list of DEIS schools will be updated soon to include schools (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23116/21]

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Wed, 5 May 2021

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DEIS Scheme

Thomas Pringle

394. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education the criteria used in the decision to award a school with DEIS status; if changes have been made to the criteria from previous years; if not, if changes to the criteria are imminent for the forthcoming list; when the list will be updated; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23120/21]

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