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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

181. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the case of a child (details supplied) will be examined; if a SNA will be provided for the child; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17353/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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Education and Training Boards Establishment

Fergus O'Dowd

220. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 161 of 2 April 2019, the number of times this project has required retendering; the cost to date of the planning and tendering process; the technical design related issues that are holding up the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16542/19]

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Thu, 4 Apr 2019

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Voluntary Sector

Fergus O'Dowd

316. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if a series of matters in relation to the impositions being placed on voluntary community organisations (details supplied) will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15764/19]

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Wed, 3 Apr 2019

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Health Services Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

164. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the resources being made available in CHO8 for persons suffering from Parkinson's disease; the available resources and the plans to expand services in this area in the future; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15565/19]

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Wed, 3 Apr 2019

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Library Services Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

202. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if Meath County Council will be assisted in its efforts to acquire a location (details supplied) for community use as a public library; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15516/19]

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Tue, 2 Apr 2019

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Education and Training Boards Establishment

Fergus O'Dowd

161. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the new Louth and Meath Education and Training Board, LMETB, headquarters project that is earmarked for Drogheda, County Louth; if following approval for retendering in June 2018, this project will still proceed on the grounds of a school (details supplied); if further changes have been made to tendering documents that may cause delays to the build; when he expects the project to commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14894/19]

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Tue, 2 Apr 2019

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Departmental Legal Cases

Fergus O'Dowd

383. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if follow-up recommendations were received by his Department regarding a matter (details supplied); his plans to remove the tanks in the near future; the other information relating to the site; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15058/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Fergus O'Dowd

305. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a school project (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12980/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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HSE Funding

Fergus O'Dowd

707. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the funding to be provided by the HSE to an organisation (details supplied) in 2019; the number of advocacy cases dealt with by it in 2018; the number of information and support calls received by it in 2018; the estimated expenditure on a service for 2019 and 2020; the date by which the new service will be operational; the number of staff that will be employed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13223/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Hospital Staff

Fergus O'Dowd

709. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health if there are vacancies in the ophthalmology section of the primary care centre in north Drogheda; if the vacancy will be filled in the short term; the alternative arrangements being made for patients to receive the necessary treatment in the interim; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13232/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Disease Management

Fergus O'Dowd

723. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the services available to persons suffering from Lyme disease; his plans to expand available treatment and specialist care for the disease; the number of specialist consultants available through the public system; the average length of time a person waits for assessment and treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13286/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Childcare Services

Fergus O'Dowd

1205. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if a response will issue to correspondence from an organisation (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13618/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Citizens Information Services

Fergus O'Dowd

1264. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of community employment workers and volunteers working in citizen's information centres and services; the number of advocacy cases dealt with in citizens' information centres in 2018 that did not relate to social welfare or housing appeals; the number of staff that will be employed by the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities in 2019; the salary range involved; the number of staff employed at salaries equivalent to grade 8 in the HSE; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13225/19]

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Wed, 13 Mar 2019

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Maternity Services Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

225. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health if a series of matters relating to the aftercare of persons who have miscarried (details supplied) will be examined; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12663/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Technological Universities Status

Fergus O'Dowd

157. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills his views on a motion from a union (details supplied) that Dundalk Institute of Technology should apply to become a technological university under the Technological Universities Act 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11953/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Home Care Packages Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

386. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health if a home care package will be provided to a person (details supplied). [11925/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Home Loan Scheme

Fergus O'Dowd

711. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the steps taken in order to reopen the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme; the proposed date for the reopening of the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11873/19]

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Thu, 7 Mar 2019

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Brexit Supports

Fergus O'Dowd

31. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the steps she is taking to help businesses in the Border region prepare for Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11178/19]

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Thu, 7 Mar 2019

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Regional Enterprise Development Fund

Fergus O'Dowd

43. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the status of the regional enterprise plans; her views on the way in which this will benefit County Louth and the north-east; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11177/19]

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Commencement of Legislation

Fergus O'Dowd

238. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 will be commenced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10804/19]

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