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Thu, 1 Apr 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

148. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the details of the €7,746,404 payment (details supplied) made by Dublin City Council to the receivers with regard to the vacant 58 units at Prospect Hill, Finglas in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17924/21]

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Thu, 1 Apr 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

149. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if the payments totalling €7,746,404 made by Dublin City Council to the receiver for the 58 vacant units at Prospect Hill, Finglas includes the potential or projected costs of the refurbishment of any or all of the individual units; if the figure does not include such costs, the projected costs to Dublin City Council of refurbishing any or all of the units; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17925/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Dessie Ellis

558. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education the resources required for an ASD unit to be put in place at a school; the resources that can be provided to the school by the NCSE; the additional resources the school must provide from its current funding sources; if there are other funding sources to assist the school to provide ASD units; the reason that may be given by a school that decides it cannot provide an ASD unit or additional places; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16349/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Dessie Ellis

559. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education her plans to work with primary or post-primary schools in Ballymun, Dublin 11, to assist in providing ASD units for children in the area; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16350/21]

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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Dessie Ellis

154. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice the mechanisms in place to inform persons whose attendance at court is requested that the courts are closed as a consequence of Covid restrictions given persons are currently being requested to attend court without being notified of the court's closure; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16109/21]

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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Dessie Ellis

192. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health if those who have particular underlying conditions which make them more vulnerable to the potential side effects of certain Covid vaccines, for example those who require blood-thinning medication, those who have hypertension and so on, can be offered the option of being vaccinated with another vaccine which does not give rise to those side effects; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16115/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

646. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if his attention has been drawn to the fact that 58 apartments have been idle since their construction almost 15 years ago (details supplied); when these vacant properties will be allocated to those on the housing list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14361/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

678. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the estimated cost of providing security on a site (details supplied) that has been vacant since construction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14910/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

681. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the projected cost of the 58 apartments that have been idle since construction in 2005 in an area (details supplied) including the cost being paid to the receivers by Dublin City Dublin Council; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14923/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Dessie Ellis

903. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education if plans are in place to put ASD units in primary or post-primary schools in Ballymun, Dublin 11 in the near future; the number of children with a Ballymun address on the waiting list for a placement; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15140/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Dessie Ellis

904. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education the number of children on waiting lists for placements in ASD units from an area (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15141/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Hospital Facilities

Dessie Ellis

920. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the actions he plans to take to end the practice of imposing parking fees at all public hospitals given that they have proved a costly burden on those attending the hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13179/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Mental Health Services

Dessie Ellis

207. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the status of the mental health services at the pine and ash wards in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12273/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Mental Health Services

Dessie Ellis

208. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the mental health services that are currently available at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12274/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Mental Health Services

Dessie Ellis

209. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health the number of staff, the role of each and availability of each that are currently attached to the mental health services at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12275/21]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2020

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Motor Insurance

Dessie Ellis

218. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Finance if professional drivers in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment will have issues with insurance cover directly relating to the period they were off work due to the gap in insurance coverage addressed (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39892/20]

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Tue, 10 Nov 2020

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Student Universal Support Ireland

Dessie Ellis

566. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the reason those that are on the pandemic unemployment payment since March 2020 are not considered to be permanently impacted and do not qualify for the SUSI grant in 2020 under the change of circumstances appeal criteria; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34615/20]

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Thu, 1 Oct 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Dessie Ellis

179. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education the e-tendering process for quantity surveyors with regard to school construction projects; the quantity surveyors that were successful in the tendering process; the school projects for which their tenders were accepted from January 2020 to date, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27832/20]

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Tue, 29 Sep 2020

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Social and Affordable Housing

Dessie Ellis

396. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the current available supply of social and affordable housing; the number available in each category; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26959/20]

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Tue, 29 Sep 2020

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Primary Care Centres

Dessie Ellis

910. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health when the commencement of the building of the primary healthcare centre in Finglas on the site of the Church of the Annunciation will take place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26944/20]

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