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Thu, 13 Jun 2019

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Disability Allowance Appeals

Brendan Howlin

206. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of an appeal for a disability allowance in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24636/19]

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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Departmental Operations

Brendan Howlin

1. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the international, European Union and Northern Ireland division of his Department. [22698/19]

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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Departmental Programmes

Brendan Howlin

4. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the social policy and public service reform division of his Department. [23185/19]

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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Departmental Functions

Brendan Howlin

5. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the economic division of his Department. [23186/19]

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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Commissions of Investigation

Brendan Howlin

68. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach the status of the commission of investigation into the IBRC; and the projected costs in this regard. [24101/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Brendan Howlin

6. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach his plans for visits abroad over the next six months. [22696/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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European Council Meetings

Brendan Howlin

14. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his attendance at the informal meeting of EU Heads of State and Government on 28 May 2019. [23550/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Seanad Reform

Brendan Howlin

15. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach the status of his plans for Seanad reform. [22697/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Brendan Howlin

96. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent engagements with the National Economic and Social Council. [23188/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Departmental Administrative Arrangements

Brendan Howlin

97. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the parliamentary liaison unit of his Department. [23189/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Health Services

Brendan Howlin

441. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Health his views on the issue of services for patients with heart failure as set out by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23350/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Harbours and Piers Funding

Brendan Howlin

723. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his attention has been drawn to an application by Waterford City and County Council for funding under the harbour and coastal infrastructural programme to undertake work at Helvic Harbour; the reason the application has been unsuccessful to date; if his attention has been drawn to the economic importance of the harbour; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23313/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Brendan Howlin

872. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for carer's allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23429/19]

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Wed, 29 May 2019

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European Council Meetings

Brendan Howlin

14. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his attendance at the informal European Council meeting in Sibiu, Romania on 9 May 2019. [21852/19]

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Tue, 28 May 2019

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Revenue Commissioners

Brendan Howlin

52. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Finance if the attention of the Revenue Commissioners has been drawn to the delays experienced by customers using the contact number it has provided in order to access appointments; his plans to address this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22323/19]

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Tue, 28 May 2019

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Brendan Howlin

81. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that in the case of a child diagnosed as having complex needs (details supplied) his Department will not appoint a special needs assistant until the child has been assessed by an occupational therapist; if his attention has further been drawn to the fact that there is a long delay in the public system for first-time assessment by an occupational therapist; the action he will take in conjunction with the health services to ensure that a special needs assistant is appointed for this child without further delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22326/19]

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Tue, 28 May 2019

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Legislative Reviews

Brendan Howlin

167. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the review of the Defamation Act 2009; when it is likely to be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22613/19]

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Tue, 28 May 2019

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Television Licence Fee

Brendan Howlin

364. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment when he will receive the interdepartmental working group report on television licence fee reform; when he will publish same; when he will act on the recommendations of the report; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22490/19]

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Tue, 28 May 2019

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Working Family Payment Waiting Times

Brendan Howlin

440. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for a working family payment by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22291/19]

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Wed, 22 May 2019

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Cabinet Committee Meetings

Brendan Howlin

4. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach when Cabinet committee D, infrastructure, last met. [19962/19]

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