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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

8. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence if paragraph 12 of Concilliation Council Report No. 451 in respect of medical officer promotions will be implemented as agreed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34708/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

15. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence the status of the nursing review in the Defence Forces; when it commenced; when it is likely to conclude; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34707/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

18. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence his plans to reintroduce the specialised instructors' allowance for Defence Forces officers in view of the Public Sector Pay Commission’s report, the ever-increasing intensity of Defence Forces induction training, the associated long hours and onerous responsibility taken on by Defence Forces officers and the previous Doyle report recommendations which were accepted by the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34705/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

26. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence when the approved technical pay grade 2-6 proposal will be paid to enlisted members of the Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34703/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

33. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence the number of enlisted Defence Forces personnel who will be forced to retire early unless changes are made to the post-1994 service contracts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34704/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

55. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence the level of uptake on the recent recruitment campaign for direct entry technicians in the Air Corps; if he is satisfied with these figures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34706/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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International Relations

Cathal Berry

94. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the position regarding the situation in Belarus and the status of persons (details supplied). [33991/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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EU Membership

Cathal Berry

104. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the status of the current political situation within Hungary; and the way in which this will affect its relationship with the EU. [33939/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

693. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Question No. 322 of 25 May 2021, if figures will be provided for the remaining troop rotations to UNTSO, MINURSO, MONUSCO, EUTM, KFOR, EU-BiH and UNNY. [31057/21]

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Tue, 25 May 2021

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Pension Provisions

Cathal Berry

215. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of persons who received a waiver under sections 52(4) of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012, for the abatement of a public service pension within the past five years; the breakdown by Department and grade of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27737/21]

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Tue, 25 May 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

322. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence the amount expended by his Department on the procurement of commercial flights for all Defence Forces troop rotations over the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27738/21]

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Tue, 25 May 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

323. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence if he will provide details of the evaluation of cost savings by his Department associated with the procurement of an airlift capability for the Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27739/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Departmental Properties

Cathal Berry

9. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence his plans for the remaining residential properties owned by his Department in Orchard Park, Curragh; if he plans to hand over the estate to Kildare County Council; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24607/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Air Corps

Cathal Berry

11. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence if he is still committed to the Air Corps having a role in search and rescue; his views on whether the Air Corps should be tasked to undertake this role in the same way as it was tasked to provide the emergency aeromedical service and Garda air support unit service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24605/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

21. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence the plan for the old post office building at the crossroads in the Curragh Camp; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24606/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Departmental Properties

Cathal Berry

32. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence the number of vacant residential properties owned by his Department in the State; the plans that exist to refurbish them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24603/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Defence Forces

Cathal Berry

35. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence when the abatement waiver deal recently awarded to retired teachers who return to work in the public service will be extended to retired soldiers who return to work in the Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24604/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Diplomatic Representation

Cathal Berry

50. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if private security firms have been appointed to secure Irish embassies and diplomats in unstable regions abroad; if so, the cost of such arrangements; if they provide armed protection; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24517/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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White Papers

Cathal Berry

416. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Defence if Irish military attachés will be appointed to a small number of Irish embassies abroad as outlined in the White Paper on Defence 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24518/21]

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Wed, 28 Apr 2021

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Counselling Services

Cathal Berry

568. Deputy Cathal Berry asked the Minister for Education the number of primary school children awaiting emotional counselling and therapeutic supports; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21714/21]

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