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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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State Examinations

Fergus O'Dowd

22. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills the impact the bereavement supports introduced for the leaving certificate in summer 2019 have had to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42610/19]

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Small Schools

Fergus O'Dowd

29. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills the efforts he is making to support small schools; the measures in budget 2020 which assist small schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42609/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Flood Risk Management

Fergus O'Dowd

161. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the progress made regarding the flood risk management for County Louth and east County Meath under CFRAM; the stage of each project; the expected dates of commencement and completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41691/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Office of Public Works

Fergus O'Dowd

163. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the applications received for funding from Louth County Council or other public bodies including Fáilte Ireland relating to maintenance or other development works to St Laurence’s Gate, Drogheda, the Old Abbey, Drogheda, the Drogheda town walls and so on; his plans to enable the OPW to develop heritage or cultural sites and centres in Drogheda town; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41765/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Closed-Circuit Television Systems

Fergus O'Dowd

260. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if an application or request for assistance for funding of the faulty CCTV system in an area (details supplied) has been received from Louth County Council in 2019; if the works will be financially supported; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41775/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Local Enterprise Offices

Fergus O'Dowd

313. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to expand the LEOs in the Border region with a possibility of a hard Brexit; if a LEO for Drogheda and east County Meath to assist the largest town here deal with the effects of a possible Brexit scenario will be funded; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41776/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Fergus O'Dowd

324. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the position relating to the appointment of a sarcoma specialist (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41612/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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General Practitioner Services Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

345. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health if matters raised by a person (details supplied) in regard to general practitioner services in Dunleer, County Louth, will be examined; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41689/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Health Services Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

353. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 635 of 6 November 2018, the status of the operational position regarding the drug addiction centre (details supplied); the final cost of the project to date; the number of staff that are employed and working on site; the number of vacancies that remain unfilled; the reason for the delay in operational commencement and other details relating to the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41729/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Dental Services Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

356. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the availability of child dental services in Ardee and mid-County Louth due to reports of children having to travel to Nobber for services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41754/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Hospitals Data

Fergus O'Dowd

361. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the number of urologist consultants in each of the RCSI hospitals in 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of consultant urology hours provided in each hospital under current contracts; the number of urology surgeries that were cancelled in each RCSI hospital in 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41767/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Hospitals Capital Programme

Fergus O'Dowd

364. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the status of the proposed 100-bed unit at the St. Mary's Hospital site, Dublin Road, Drogheda, County Louth; the most recent specification brief on the project; if specific commencement dates have been agreed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41777/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Nuclear Waste

Fergus O'Dowd

524. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views that Newry has been earmarked as one of a number of sites being considered for the disposal of nuclear waste as outlined in the white paper of the UK Government; the consultation that has taken place between local authorities in Northern Ireland and County Louth on the matter; if any consultation has taken place between the UK and Irish Governments in respect of the proposal; the steps he will take to ensure this will not take place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41771/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Early Childhood Care and Education Staff

Fergus O'Dowd

577. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if correspondence from a childcare provider (details supplied) will receive a response; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41764/19]

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

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Brexit Supports

Fergus O'Dowd

35. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the supports she is putting in place to help support businesses through Brexit both nationally and in Border counties; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40960/19]

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

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IDA Ireland Jobs Data

Fergus O'Dowd

36. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of new jobs created by the IDA in 2018; the percentage of these jobs which were outside Dublin; the efforts being made to increase IDA employment in County Louth; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40961/19]

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

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Health Services Provision

Fergus O'Dowd

95. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) will be repatriated and brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, as a matter of urgency in view of the circumstances; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41239/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Special Educational Needs Staff

Fergus O'Dowd

97. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress that has been made to date to improve the recognition of the role of a special needs assistant; the future plans to strengthen the recognition of the role and the resources that will be made available to acknowledge the need for improved holiday and illness entitlements in the area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40766/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Fergus O'Dowd

98. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the planning position in regard to the new post-primary school for south Drogheda; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40800/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Home Care Packages Data

Fergus O'Dowd

227. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the principles and procedures applied in risk rating persons that are waiting for the provision of home support services for older people; the number of persons that have been rated high risk, medium risk and low risk since 1 May 2019 by CHO area and remain on the waiting list and are not in receipt of the service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40673/19]

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