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Thu, 29 Sep 2022

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Coláistí Samhraidh

Aengus Ó Snodaigh

1. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh den Aire Turasóireachta, Cultúir, Ealaíon, Gaeltachta, Spóirt agus Meán an léir di na fadhbanna bunúsacha, atá soiléir ón Taighde ar Dhúshláin na gColáistí i gCorca Duibhne a rinneadh le déanaí, atá ag Coláistí Samhradh maidir le lóistín a sholáthar amach anseo do na mic léinn a fhreastalaíonn orthu agus cé na céimeanna atá á nglacadh aici chun feabhas a chur ar an scéal sula ndúnfar coláiste nó coláistí samhraidh. [47273/22]

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Sport and Recreational Development

Imelda Munster

2. Deputy Imelda Munster asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she has considered the introduction of a leisure card for children and young people that would allow for State funding to be given directly to families for the purposes of paying for sport and or cultural activities; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47809/22]

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Departmental Funding

Marian Harkin

3. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the assistance that is available to community festivals and shows to help with their running costs, including insurance. [47526/22]

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Tourism Industry

Richard O'Donoghue

4. Deputy Richard O'Donoghue asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the steps she will take to protect the tourism industry, which employs 10% of all employees in the country (details supplied) and if there are plans to protect this industry against energy price rises. [47830/22]

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Tourism Promotion

Christopher O'Sullivan

5. Deputy Christopher O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media her plans for promoting regional tourism in 2023; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47580/22]

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Irish Language

Pádraig O'Sullivan

6. Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media her strategy to support and encourage greater use of the Irish language; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47368/22]

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Irish Language

Pádraig O'Sullivan

7. Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the funding, if any, that is available to voluntary groups to partake in Irish-language activities; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47369/22]

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Caiteachas Gaeilge agus Gaeltachta

Aengus Ó Snodaigh

8. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh den Aire Turasóireachta, Cultúir, Ealaíon, Gaeltachta, Spóirt agus Meán cén fáth nár tógadh maoiniú do Chlár na Leabhar Gaeilge ar ais chuig na leibhéil a bhí ann roimh 2010; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [47289/22]

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Sport and Recreational Development

Neale Richmond

9. Deputy Neale Richmond asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the steps she is taking to promote female involvement in sports from a young age; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47505/22]

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Tourism Industry

Holly Cairns

10. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the steps she is taking to address rising costs of operation for the hospitality sector, specifically with regard to their impact on tourism. [47326/22]

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Tourism Industry

Holly Cairns

11. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she will outline her engagements with representatives of the hospitality sector, with specific regard to tourism, since 1 January 2022. [47327/22]

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Departmental Schemes

Alan Farrell

12. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the status of the implementation of the night-time economy support scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46892/22]

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Culture Policy

Catherine Connolly

13. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media further to Parliamentary Question No. 20 of 21 June 2022, the status of the legacy framework arising from Galway 2020; if she will provide a breakdown of the way that the remaining €1 million from her Department’s commitment to Galway 2020 will be spent; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47574/22]

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Sport and Recreational Development

Brian Leddin

14. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the way the sports action plan is delivering on greater participation for disadvantaged communities and women; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47523/22]

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Sports Events

Seán Haughey

15. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the status of the development of a major events strategy. [47531/22]

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Arts Council

Gary Gannon

16. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if additional funding will be provided to an organisation (details supplied) which recently announced that it cannot afford to continue operating due to a lack of Arts Council funding. [47588/22]

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Sports Funding

Steven Matthews

17. Deputy Steven Matthews asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media her plans to promote the uptake of the newly launched solar grant for public organisations, including sports clubs; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47503/22]

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Swimming Pools

David Stanton

18. Deputy David Stanton asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media her Department's plans to offer additional supports to swimming pools, given the increased energy costs; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47584/22]

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Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla

Marc Ó Cathasaigh

19. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Marc Ó Cathasaigh den Aire Turasóireachta, Cultúir, Ealaíon, Gaeltachta, Spóirt agus Meán conas a thacóidh sí leis an ngealltanas in Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla (Leasú), 2021 go mbeidh Gaeilge ag 20% d’fhostaithe nua na seirbhíse poiblí chun a chinntiú go gcuirfear seirbhísí ar fáil i nGaeilge; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [47578/22]

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Artists' Remuneration

Niamh Smyth

20. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the progress that has been made under the basic income for the arts pilot scheme; the uptake to date by county and sector, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47259/22]

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