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Wed, 22 May 2019

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Transport Support Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

163. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the progress made on a replacement scheme for the mobility allowance and motorised transport grant; the steps taken to date in finalising a new scheme since the old schemes were closed over six years ago; the remaining measures to be undertaken in order to finalise a new scheme as soon as possible; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22235/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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Teacher Redeployment

Charlie McConalogue

244. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status in relation to the inclusion of a person (details supplied) on the supplementary panel for primary teaching; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21473/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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Health Services Reports

Charlie McConalogue

342. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the status of the working group report on the model of care for lymphoedema; the actions that will be carried out following same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21409/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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Medical Products Supply

Charlie McConalogue

343. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 823 of 26 March 2019, the position regarding the provision of a drug (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21411/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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Cross-Border Health Services Provision

Charlie McConalogue

355. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the submission of a business plan for additional staffing in a service (details supplied); the position of the HSE on same; when he expects same will be approved and finalised; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21449/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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Cross-Border Health Services Provision

Charlie McConalogue

356. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the turnaround times for cross border directive applications; the average time it is taking for each application to be finalised in full; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21450/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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HSE Staff Recruitment

Charlie McConalogue

416. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the status in relation to the recruitment of a key worker for teenagers with physical sensory disabilities for County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21811/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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Postal Codes

Charlie McConalogue

511. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason Eircode postcodes are only updated four times per year; if his attention has been drawn to a situation by which persons are unable to access broadband due to the fact that Eircode postcodes are not updated (details supplied); his plans to address same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21396/19]

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Thu, 16 May 2019

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Student Grant Scheme Reform

Charlie McConalogue

60. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will review and amend the income disregards for student grants to take account of flood relief payments received from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21199/19]

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Thu, 16 May 2019

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Medical Card Applications

Charlie McConalogue

107. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health when a decision will be made on a medical card application by a person (details supplied); if the application will be finalised without delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21207/19]

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Thu, 16 May 2019

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Illness Benefit Payments

Charlie McConalogue

173. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason the illness benefit payment of a person (details supplied) has been suspended; when same will be reinstated; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21217/19]

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Wed, 15 May 2019

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Hospitals Capital Programme

Charlie McConalogue

60. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health his long-term plans for a number of community hospitals in County Donegal, including the community hospitals in Lifford, Ramelton and St. Joseph's, Stranorlar; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20918/19]

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Wed, 15 May 2019

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Hospitals Capital Programme

Charlie McConalogue

67. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the capital investment that will be provided in order to ensure long-stay beds numbers will continue to be maintained at hospitals (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20919/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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IDA Ireland Data

Charlie McConalogue

47. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of new first-time investments by new IDA client companies in County Donegal in each of the past ten years; the percentage of the national total of new client investments this represents in each year; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20606/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Charlie McConalogue

78. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the steps she is taking to assist companies in the Border counties to be prepared for Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20605/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Autism Support Services

Charlie McConalogue

363. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the position regarding an autism therapist for Inishowen, County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20864/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Brexit Supports

Charlie McConalogue

375. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the full details of the aid package for beef farmers he has proposed to the European Commission to cover the retrospective Brexit beef price losses, which stand in excess of €100 million; the precise details on the amount of aid in euro he has sought from both the EU and the Exchequer; the time period covered; the number of beef producers involved; the amount of aid per head for steers, heifers, young bulls and cows; the way in which he plans to award this aid to farmers; if it will be in the form of a direct payment to farmers based on the number of cattle they have sold; and when he expects farmers will receive payment. [20362/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Food Imports

Charlie McConalogue

376. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of non-EU maize in euro and volume imported here annually over the 2016 to 2018 period; and if his attention has been drawn to the negative impact this has on the income of tillage growers here that are left with stores full of barley due to the importation of feed. [20363/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Agriculture Scheme Data

Charlie McConalogue

377. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons participating in schemes (details supplied) who have received an advanced 2018 payment, by county, in tabular form; the number of persons who have passed all payment approval checks and are awaiting their 2018 advanced payments; the number still to receive their advanced payments; the number of persons participating in the schemes who have received a balancing 2018 payment by county; the number of persons who have passed all payment approval checks and are awaiting their 2018 balancing payments; the number still to receive their balancing payments; the amount in 2018 advanced and balancing payments that still have to be paid out by scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20364/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Future Growth Loan Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

378. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of the €1 billion loan scheme for young farmers that will be ring-fenced for Irish young farmers; the lending rates that will apply; the minimum loan amount; the financial institutions that will provide the fund here; and when it will open for applications. [20365/19]

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