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Tue, 2 May 2017

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EU Meetings
Joan Burton

1. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with Chancellor Merkel on 6 April 2017. [17713/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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EU Meetings
Gerry Adams

2. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with the Chancellor of Germany, Ms Angela Merkel, on 6 April 2017. [17838/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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EU Meetings
Eamon Ryan

3. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent meeting with Chancellor Merkel. [17914/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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EU Meetings
Micheál Martin

4. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with Chancellor Merkel on 6 April 2017; the issues that were discussed; if other bilateral meetings were held; and the other meetings he attended while in Germany. [18281/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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EU Meetings
Brendan Howlin

5. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his engagements on his trade visit to Germany and his meeting with Chancellor Merkel. [18287/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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EU Meetings
Seán Haughey

6. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Taoiseach if he has spoken to or met Chancellor Merkel recently. [20411/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Departmental Administrative Arrangements
Micheál Martin

7. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach the role of the economic policy unit in his Department. [17832/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Departmental Administrative Arrangements
Gerry Adams

8. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach the role of the economic policy section in his Department. [20718/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Northern Ireland
Micheál Martin

9. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach the role of the British-Irish and Northern Ireland affairs section in his Department. [17833/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Northern Ireland
Brendan Howlin

10. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if the officials in his Department with a senior role in Brexit negotiations will engage in public communications on their work over the course of the two-year process. [18288/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Northern Ireland
Joan Burton

11. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on Brexit last met. [19865/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Northern Ireland
Gerry Adams

12. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach the role of the British-Irish and Northern Ireland affairs section in his Department. [20719/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Cabinet Committee Meetings
Richard Boyd Barrett

13. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet Committee on Housing last met; and when it will next meet. [17911/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Cabinet Committee Meetings
Michael Moynihan

15. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet Committee on Regional and Rural Affairs last met; when it will next meet; and the number of times it met in 2016. [17991/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Arts Council
Niamh Smyth

39. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if the Arts Council will be publishing a new arts and disability policy in 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20441/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Meath na Gaeltachta
Peadar Tóibín

40. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Peadar Tóibín den an Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta, Gnóthaí Réigiúnacha, Tuaithe agus Gaeltachta cad a dhéanfaidh an Rialtas chun stop a chur le meath na Gaeltachta; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [20620/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Arts in Education Charter
Niamh Smyth

41. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the steps she will be taking to increase the provision of arts education to schools; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20442/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Arts Funding
Joan Burton

42. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs her views on the role of Aosdána in recognising and supporting Irish artists; if she plans to limit and diminish the scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20438/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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National Monuments
Éamon Ó Cuív

43. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if she has considered the report of a group (details supplied) issued in March 2017; her plans to implement the recommendations in the report; the progress made to date in doing so; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20440/17]

Tue, 2 May 2017

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Acht na Gaeltachta
Catherine Connolly

44. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Catherine Connolly den an Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta, Gnóthaí Réigiúnacha, Tuaithe agus Gaeltachta cad é stádas na bpleananna teanga; agus go háirithe, cé mhéad plean atá críochnaithe agus curtha os comhair an Aire; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [20429/17]