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Wed, 20 May 2020

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Overseas Missions

Eamon Ryan

18. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence when Defence Forces personnel serving in Lebanon who have been serving since before Christmas and were due to back in May 2020 will now return; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6509/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Planning Guidelines

Eamon Ryan

1249. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the reason the amendments to planning regulations to allow for the installation of rooftop solar panels on schools, community buildings, homes and businesses without planning permission have not yet been published in view of the fact it was outlined in the Climate Action Plan and due by the end of quarter 4 of 2019. [3742/20]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Electoral Process

Eamon Ryan

92. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government his plans with regard to the regulation of political advertising on social media platforms further to the recent meeting of the International Grand Committee on Disinformation and Fake News. [49415/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Heritage Sites

Eamon Ryan

427. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans for the Grand Canal basin graving docks; and if she supports the preservation and restoration of this important historical site. [50815/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Climate Change Policy

Eamon Ryan

43. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if her Department has had engagement with the task force on climate-related financial disclosures; and if she is considering promoting new auditing structures for businesses with regard to carbon emissions. [50376/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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International Summits

Eamon Ryan

26. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his priorities for the upcoming COP25 discussions in Madrid. [49414/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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International Agreements

Eamon Ryan

71. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans for Ireland to sign the Antarctic Treaty System; his further plans on becoming a signatory; and the timeline for such a process. [49592/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Organic Farming Scheme

Eamon Ryan

37. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if changes will be made to the organic farming scheme assessment criteria which automatically favours larger farms over smaller farms in view of the fact that 50 of the available 125 marks are awarded based on a size threshold. [49105/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Food Promotion

Eamon Ryan

53. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the steps he is taking to support local food production with particular reference to small farms and facilitating the production of vegetables. [49104/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Cycling Facilities Provision

Eamon Ryan

404. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the National Transport Authority checks the compliance of cycling infrastructure schemes which it funds with the national cycle manual and the design manual for urban roads and streets. [48534/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Cycling Facilities Provision

Eamon Ryan

405. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the National Transport Authority has overseen the design of the proposed Broadmeadow greenway and checked it for compliance with the national cycle manual. [48535/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Departmental Records

Eamon Ryan

348. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Health if he will provide the minutes from the meetings of the fluorine consultative council 1957. [47200/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Proposed Legislation

Eamon Ryan

51. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of the marine planning and development management Bill. [41989/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Aquaculture Licence Data

Eamon Ryan

795. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide copies of each boat licence granted for fisheries and the historic tracks of vessels when dredging for seed since 18 September 2019, in view of the ongoing wild mussel seed dredging in accordance with SI No. 464 of 2019, Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction (Mussel Seed) (Opening of Fisheries) Regulations 2019. [44601/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Aquaculture Licence Data

Eamon Ryan

796. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the economic contribution that mussel seed dredging and mussel bottom grown aquaculture play in the economy; the gross and net weight tonnage processed in 2018; the tonnage exported live; and the countries to which they were exported. [44602/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Aquaculture Licence Data

Eamon Ryan

797. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if there is research funded or used by his Department on mussel seed and bed ecosystem services, especially the role that mussel seed and mussels beds play in supporting fish stocks; and if so, if the research is taken into account in deciding on the opening or closure of a particular seed mussel site. [44603/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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EU Issues

Eamon Ryan

25. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent meetings at the European Council on 17 and 18 October 2019. [43262/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Climate Change Policy

Eamon Ryan

56. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the steps she is taking to ensure the political views expressed by thousands of young persons in recent months who have marched and protested on a range of issues but particularly the issue of climate action are engaged with and acted on, in view of the fact that one of the transformational goals of the strategy of her Department for young persons, Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures 2014 to 2020, is to listen to and involve children and young persons. [43419/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Student Accommodation

Eamon Ryan

62. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the details of additional provision made for student accommodation in budget 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42595/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Hydraulic Fracturing

Eamon Ryan

63. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on whether the evidence that fracked gas is significantly worse for the environment, particularly in respect of methane emissions and other types of fossil fuels, and that actions or decisions by the Government that would allow the use of fracked gas here directly contravenes and undermines meaningful action on climate change. [42275/19]

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