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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Immigration Controls

Alan Farrell

236. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if Dublin Airport has been determined to be a suitable place of custody in relation to the procedure and detention process on foot of refusal to land at Dublin Airport; the legal basis upon which Dublin Airport may be used as a place of custody; his plans to make legislative changes in relation to the use of Dublin Airport as a place of custody; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17601/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Television Licence Fee Collection

Alan Farrell

1022. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount spent on campaign and enforcement costs as they relate to the purchase and renewal of television licences in each year since 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12814/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Climate Change Policy

Alan Farrell

1023. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount spent on campaigns to raise awareness of climate change and promote environmentally friendly practices in an effort to counteract climate change in each year since 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12815/19]

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Thu, 7 Mar 2019

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Project Ireland 2040 Funding

Alan Farrell

12. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation when the next round of the Project Ireland 2040 disruptive technologies fund will open for applications; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11202/19]

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Thu, 7 Mar 2019

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Electronic Commerce

Alan Farrell

47. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the supports available through her Department, and the agencies under the remit of her Department, to help businesses trade online; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11203/19]

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Thu, 7 Mar 2019

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Primary Care Centres Provision

Alan Farrell

147. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Health the potential to deliver a primary care centre for Swords, County Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11344/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Tax Reliefs Availability

Alan Farrell

147. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Finance his views on the provision of tax relief on childcare services for families; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10842/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Garda Station Closures

Alan Farrell

168. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the progress to date in regard to the reopening of Rush Garda station; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10838/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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School Curriculum

Alan Farrell

207. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Education and Skills his views on making home economics compulsory for students up to junior certificate level with a view to reducing levels of childhood obesity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10840/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Schools Health and Safety

Alan Farrell

208. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Education and Skills the action he plans to take to ensure there are no vending machines serving unhealthy food options in schools; the action he will take to ensure no schools are dependent upon income generated from vending machines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10847/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Garda Training

Alan Farrell

241. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the training members of An Garda Síochána receive in relation to identifying cases of coercive control; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10843/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Garda Deployment

Alan Farrell

242. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí stationed in Malahide, Balbriggan, Swords and Skerries Garda stations in each year since 2011, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10844/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Citizenship Status

Alan Farrell

243. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his position in relation to the citizenship of Irish citizens who are members of ISIS and subsequently wish to return; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10845/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Garda Transport Data

Alan Farrell

244. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda vehicles based in Malahide, Balbriggan, Swords and Skerries in each year since 2011, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10846/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Medicinal Products Availability

Alan Farrell

371. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Health when he expects PrEP to be made available here; the actions that must be completed to allow it to be made available here; the action he plans to take to tackle the number of persons contracting HIV; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10841/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Childcare Costs

Alan Farrell

510. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will engage with the Minister for Finance with a view to introducing measures which would reduce commercial rates for childcare providers with the objective of facilitating providers in passing on a cost reduction to families who avail of their services; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10836/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Childhood Obesity

Alan Farrell

511. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the action she has taken to advance the recommendations of the report of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs on tackling childhood obesity; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10839/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Foreshore Issues

Alan Farrell

577. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of foreshore licences which have been granted since 2004 under the Foreshore Act 1933; the number of these licences incomplete; the number of foreshore licences within this period which were for public developments; the number for private developers; if the same conditions apply to all foreshore licences granted under the Act; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10297/19]

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Tue, 26 Feb 2019

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Tax Data

Alan Farrell

132. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Finance the number of claims and the amount claimed under the med 2 dental expenses scheme in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9281/19]

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Tue, 19 Feb 2019

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Paternity Benefit

Alan Farrell

90. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons that availed of paternity benefit since its introduction in September 2016; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8101/19]

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