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Thu, 26 Apr 2007

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Official Travel.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

15 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the policies in place in his Department to encourage the use of public transport by staff travelling to and from work; the policies in place to encourage staff to use public transport when travelling on Departmental business; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15481/07]

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Thu, 26 Apr 2007

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Industrial Development.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

73 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of site visits made by Enterprise Ireland or the IDA to County Kerry in each of 2005, 2006 and to date in 2007; the number of same in which a Minister or Minister of State of his Department participated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15468/07]

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Thu, 26 Apr 2007

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Social Welfare Benefits.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

158 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the reason there is such a long delay in processing applications for the carer’s allowance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15691/07]

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Thu, 26 Apr 2007

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Rural Environment Protection Scheme.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

168 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food if she will reintroduce REP scheme 3 until such time as REP scheme 4 is agreed at EU level; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15687/07]

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Thu, 26 Apr 2007

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Farm Retirement Scheme.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

169 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when the details of the early retirement pension for farmers will be available; when farmers can make application; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15688/07]

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Thu, 26 Apr 2007

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Grant Payments.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

170 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when a top-up single payment will be made to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and the reason for the delay in paying same. [15689/07]

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Thu, 26 Apr 2007

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Grant Payments.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

171 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the reason a single payment has not been made to persons (details supplied) in County Kerry; and the reason for the delay. [15690/07]

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Wed, 25 Apr 2007

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Money Advice and Budgeting Service.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

75 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the latest support he has given to the Money Advice and Budgeting Service in view of the concerns expressed by the organisation that they are being swamped with requests for advice; his views on the increasing levels of personal debt among Irish families and whether the structures and organisation of MABS require reform to cope with these new circumstances; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15201/07]

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Tue, 24 Apr 2007

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Gaeltacht Areas.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

84 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the progress he has made to promote and support the sustainable and inclusive development of Gaeltacht communities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15005/07]

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Tue, 24 Apr 2007

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Telecommunications Services.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

531 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources the plans his Department has to roll out the provision of broadband to the Kilgarvan area of County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14107/07]

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Tue, 24 Apr 2007

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Community Employment Schemes.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

597 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment his views on whether preventing those over the age of 55 from participating on community employment schemes constitutes discrimination in the context of equality legislation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14615/07]

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Tue, 24 Apr 2007

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Water and Sewerage Schemes.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

983 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government when his Department will give approval for the Caherdaniel sewerage scheme in County Kerry in order that contract documents can be prepared; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14111/07]

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Wed, 4 Apr 2007

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Garda Deployment.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

44 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if it is intended to act on the recommendation made in the recent report of the National Advisory Committee on Drugs that Garda management should provide the optimum number of personnel needed in drug units at Garda district and divisional level to reflect the evolving drug markets and local drug prevalence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12917/07]

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Wed, 4 Apr 2007

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National Drugs Strategy.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

65 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform his views on the continued rise in the use of cocaine reported by the National Advisory Committee on Drugs; if the Garda is taking new steps to halt the spread of cocaine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12916/07]

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Tue, 3 Apr 2007

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

121 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Transport the action he is taking through vehicle standards, road pricing, public transport provision or otherwise to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the transport sector here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12665/07]

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Tue, 3 Apr 2007

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Vehicle Standards.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

158 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Transport if he will report on the progress to date on the reintroduction of maximum height limits for trucks. [12666/07]

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Tue, 3 Apr 2007

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Hospitals Building Programme.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

327 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Health and Children if the proposed extension to Kenmare Community Hospital in Kenmare, County Kerry has been approved by her to proceed in 2007; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12616/07]

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Tue, 3 Apr 2007

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Hospitals Building Programme.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

328 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Health and Children the position regarding the proposed new community hospital for An Daingean, County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12617/07]

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Tue, 3 Apr 2007

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Cancer Screening Programme.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

329 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Health and Children if plans for the nationwide rollout of BreastCheck to the south and west of the country by the end of 2007 are on schedule; when women in these areas can expect to be invited for screening; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12618/07]

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Tue, 3 Apr 2007

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Child Care Services.

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

330 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Health and Children the position regarding the new national child care investment programme; if staffing grants for community based child care centres will continue under the programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12619/07]

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