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Tue, 28 Jun 2022

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Bus Services

Emer Higgins

169. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Transport the progress that has been made to expand the availability of 24-hour bus routes in the Dublin region; the routes that are currently operating 24 hours; the routes that are planned to become 24-hour routes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33624/22]

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Tue, 28 Jun 2022

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Emer Higgins

819. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Health his Department’s response to the treatment of long-Covid symptoms; the funding that has been provided to date towards the treatment of long-Covid; and if provision will be made for future funding in the upcoming Budget. [34016/22]

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Thu, 23 Jun 2022

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Human Rights

Emer Higgins

116. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the contribution of Ireland to ensuring the safety of journalists, photographers and other members of the media. [32918/22]

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Thu, 23 Jun 2022

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Council of Europe

Emer Higgins

126. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the priorities during Ireland’s six-month presidency of the Council of Europe. [32902/22]

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Wed, 22 Jun 2022

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Emer Higgins

185. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Health the strategy for supporting and treating persons with long-Covid. [33035/22]

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Tue, 21 Jun 2022

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Tourism Policy

Emer Higgins

36. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media her plans to help rebuild Ireland’s tourism sector which had achieved record numbers of visitors prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. [32198/22]

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Tue, 21 Jun 2022

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Culture Policy

Emer Higgins

68. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she will set out the plan to achieve the commitment of the previous government to double investment in arts and culture by 2025. [32199/22]

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Tue, 21 Jun 2022

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Rental Sector

Emer Higgins

272. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will report on the rate of compliance with the new requirement for landlords to register their tenancies with the Residential Tenancies Board annually. [32806/22]

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Tue, 21 Jun 2022

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Housing Provision

Emer Higgins

273. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of national housing completions annually since 2016; and the number in the 12 months between Q2 2021 and Q1 2022, and also for Dublin. [32807/22]

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Tue, 21 Jun 2022

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Health Strategies

Emer Higgins

823. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that Ireland's present National Sexual Health Strategy runs to 2020; if he intends to update the strategy; if he will be consulting on the new strategy; the timeline for the new strategy to be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32546/22]

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Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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Public Expenditure Policy

Emer Higgins

118. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on the expenditure measures that have been effective in funding public services; the guidance that his Department has provided to enhance productivity in the construction sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31030/22]

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Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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Dublin Airport Authority

Emer Higgins

179. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Transport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the Dublin Airport Authority has issued a club (details supplied) with a notice to vacate a facility and grounds on 30 June 2022, after 39 years; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the club funded the building of the facility; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31647/22]

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Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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Defective Building Materials

Emer Higgins

390. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Education the progress that has been made in relation to pyrite remediation at schools (details supplied).
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Wed, 15 Jun 2022

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Special Educational Needs

Emer Higgins

135. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Education her Department’s action plan to support children with speech and language communication needs in the classroom; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31148/22]

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Wed, 15 Jun 2022

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Special Educational Needs

Emer Higgins

136. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Education the total number of special speech specific speech and language disorder classes available and the locations of same in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, in tabular form. [31149/22]

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Wed, 15 Jun 2022

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Special Educational Needs

Emer Higgins

140. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Education the provisions that are in place for children exiting language classes and transitioning back into their mainstream school; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31172/22]

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Wed, 15 Jun 2022

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Special Educational Needs

Emer Higgins

141. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Education the provisions that are in place in secondary schools to support young adults with developmental language disorder, developmental verbal dyspraxia or any other specified speech and language communication need; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31173/22]

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Wed, 15 Jun 2022

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General Practitioner Services

Emer Higgins

194. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is no general practitioner in Newcastle, County Dublin currently accepting patients with a medical card or general practitioner visit card while other nearby practices including at Rathcoole and Saggart are at full capacity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31052/22]

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Tue, 14 Jun 2022

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Bus Services

Emer Higgins

86. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Transport the timelines for the implementation of BusConnects in Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30692/22]

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Tue, 14 Jun 2022

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Postal Voting

Emer Higgins

464. Deputy Emer Higgins asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if his Department received correspondence from An Garda Síochána pertaining to irregularities in the postal voting system in County Sligo in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28897/22]

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