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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Special Educational Needs

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

31. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the special education teacher allocation model still gives an additional weighting to gender on the basis of on the number of boys attending each school; if so, the evidence to support this approach; and his views on whether it is appropriate and necessary. [47618/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

112. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the average student teacher ratio at primary level. [46745/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

113. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the average student teacher ratio at post-primary level. [46746/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

114. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the average student teacher ratio at primary level for non-DEIS schools. [46747/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

115. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the average student teacher ratio at post-primary level in non-DEIS schools. [46748/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

116. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the average student teacher ratio at primary level in DEIS schools. [46749/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

117. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the average student teacher ratio at post-primary level in DEIS schools. [46750/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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DEIS Expenditure

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

118. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of designating ten, 20, 30, 40 and 50 schools as DEIS band 2, in tabular form. [46751/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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DEIS Expenditure

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

119. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of designating ten, 20, 30, 40 and 50 schools as DEIS band 1, in tabular form. [46752/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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DEIS Expenditure

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

120. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of reopening applications for DEIS band 2 and designating DEIS band 2 existing schools that would meet the criteria at present. [46753/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Consular Services Representations

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

98. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of the case of a person (details supplied); if contact has been made to the relevant embassies; and if a multi-agency delegation will be sent to Saudi Arabia in order to make contact with the person to offer assistance. [46135/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Naturalisation Applications

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

260. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the steps that have been taken to reform the process for applications for naturalisation in view of the recent judgments of the Supreme Court (details supplied) delivered on 31 May 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46517/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Insolvency Service of Ireland Expenditure

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

249. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the amounts paid to the top ten personal insolvency practitioner, PIP, providers for vouchers redeemed under the Abhaile scheme for financial advice in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [43120/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Insolvency Service of Ireland Expenditure

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

250. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of vouchers redeemed by the top ten PIPs for financial advice under the Abhaile scheme in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date 2019, in tabular form. [43121/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Insolvency Service of Ireland Data

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

251. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of recorded personal insolvency arrangements arranged by the top ten PIPs under the Abhaile scheme in each of the years 2016 to 2018, and to date in 2019. [43122/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Schools Building Projects

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

2. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of additional school places for Swords, County Dublin, in view of demand and the growing population; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42730/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Teachers' Remuneration

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

9. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for delays in the payment of teachers salaries; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42541/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Capital Expenditure Programme

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

18. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the projects likely to be impacted by recent cuts to the projected capital spend envisaged for his Department in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42545/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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School Services Staff

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

42. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the talks in respect of industrial action being undertaken by school secretaries; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42542/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Digital Strategy for Schools

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

58. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to establish a digital literacy education programme at both primary and secondary level in schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42544/19]

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