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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Banking Sector

Cathal Crowe

125. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Finance if he will work with the Central Bank to ensure that lodgement ATMs will be put in place in locations in which a bank (details supplied) has withdrawn its physical bank presence. [17071/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Value Added Tax

Cathal Crowe

139. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Finance if he will seek a revision to the European Union VAT directive in order that tourism activities such as surfing and kayak instruction can be reclassified to Annex III of the directive. [1711/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Office of Public Works

Cathal Crowe

420. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will undertake an urgent review of indoor cafeteria space for OPW staff based on the Scattery Island site, County Clare in order that high standards of safety during Covid-19 can be attained and upheld; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17211/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Pension Provisions

Cathal Crowe

421. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the pension proposals for community employment scheme supervisors which is currently under consideration by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17233/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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House Purchase Schemes

Cathal Crowe

455. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if consideration will be given to introducing measures to incentivise single persons to purchase a house given the difficulties a solo buyer will have in meeting mortgage criteria on one salary. [16307/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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State Examinations

Cathal Crowe

561. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Education if she will consider revising the procedures for conducting the 2021 oral examinations and to include the wearing of masks as a precaution in order that the risk of Covid-19 can be reduced; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16370/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Grant Payments

Cathal Crowe

575. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Education the status of an application for the remote area boarding grant by a person (details supplied). [16552/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Teaching Qualifications

Cathal Crowe

644. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Education the number of teachers that are missing out on an additional salary allowance due to obtaining a pass grade in their primary degree; the percentage of those that have an honours postgraduate qualification despite the grade in their base degree; and the measures that will be taken to address the differential pay scales they are on compared to their teaching peers (details supplied). [17548/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Carer's Allowance

Cathal Crowe

668. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Social Protection if provisions will be made to ensure the continued payment of carer’s allowance in respect of a person (details supplied) in a case in which they are in breach of the regular rules. [16687/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme

Cathal Crowe

676. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Social Protection if an analysis can be conducted on the back to work enterprise allowance scheme (details supplied) to adapt it to suit the tourism sector. [17053/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Cathal Crowe

868. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if persons suffering from long Covid will be considered for priority vaccination; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16352/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Hospital Charges

Cathal Crowe

910. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if he will review the short-stay charges regime at St. Camilus' Hospital, Limerick in order that medical card holders are no longer charged a weekly rate of €179; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16509/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Cathal Crowe

915. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if provisions will be made to prioritise staff in special schools for the Covid-19 vaccination given that administration staff in non-front-line or contact settings are being vaccinated ahead of them. [16564/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Treatment Abroad Scheme

Cathal Crowe

1032. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if an exception will be made to the criteria regarding the treatment abroad scheme for a person (details supplied). [16913/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Cathal Crowe

1154. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if he will urgently consider a revision to the listing of professions involved in international travel that are exempted from mandatory hotel quarantining during the Covid-19 pandemic in order that aircraft engineers essential to the transit supply chain who travel here from overseas are not required to quarantine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17382/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Cathal Crowe

1174. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to vaccinating all special education staff promptly to ensure the safety of staff and pupils (details supplied). [17457/21]

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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Cathal Crowe

60. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she will seek a revision of Covid-19 restrictions in order that visitor attractions can reopen at level 3; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16094/21]

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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme

Cathal Crowe

118. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Social Protection if the back to work enterprise allowance can be repurposed to include self-employed persons in the tourism and arts sectors given that restrictions are likely to continue for some time; and, if not, if there is scope to set up a targeted scheme for such persons who are missing out on such payments. [16095/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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National Driver Licensing Service

Cathal Crowe

78. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Transport the measures he will put in place to deal with the backlog within the NDLS nationally in respect of persons left waiting many months for a driving test or licence renewal appointment. [1714/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Shannon Airport Facilities

Cathal Crowe

85. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Transport the outcomes of a Governmental review concerning a group (details supplied); and when a new chairperson for the board of the group will be appointed. [1713/21]

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