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Thu, 19 May 2022

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Technological Universities

Gerald Nash

110. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the steps that he and the Higher Education Authority are taking to progress the process of obtaining technological university status for Dundalk Institute of Technology; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24104/22]

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Thu, 19 May 2022

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Departmental Consultations

Gerald Nash

303. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Social Protection if she is working with the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment and the relevant agencies to provide opportunities to match refugees from the Ukraine with employment opportunities; if her Department is considering running jobs fair-type events across the country with local agencies for that purpose; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25495/22]

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Wed, 18 May 2022

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Telecommunications Services

Gerald Nash

51. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the status of his engagement with a company (details supplied) to roll-out a shared rural network to ensure that mobile coverage blackspots in Ireland are eliminated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25058/22]

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Wed, 18 May 2022

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Telecommunications Services

Gerald Nash

52. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the status of his engagement with mobile network operators in Ireland to roll-out a shared rural network in Ireland to ensure that mobile coverage blackspots in Ireland are eliminated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25074/22]

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Wed, 18 May 2022

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gerald Nash

172. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Health if he anticipates any difficulty or delay in payment of the €1,000 pandemic bonus payment wherein a qualifying individual is now working for a new employer within a qualifying sector; to outline whether two or more employers are expected to split the cost of the pandemic bonus payment in such circumstances; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25220/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Construction Industry

Gerald Nash

245. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the way the process to examine the introduction of a levy on the construction industry in the Finance Bill 2022 that was announced on 30 November 2021 as part of his statement on the revised defective concrete block scheme is progressing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24176/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Tax Reliefs

Gerald Nash

260. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the status of the promised excise relief programme that is currently available to craft brewers; if the programme is being extended to craft cider producers in the forthcoming finance Bill; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24462/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Banking Sector

Gerald Nash

265. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance his views on the potential sale of the tracker mortgages of a bank (details supplied) to another bank in which the State owns a majority shareholding; if the transfer of this performing loan book will be transferred at a discounted rate; his views on whether the affected tracker mortgage customers should also be permitted to avail of any potential discounted rate provided to the receiving organisation upon the sale of these tracker mortgages and that they should be offered the option of repayment at any given discounted rate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24887/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Banking Sector

Gerald Nash

266. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the number of tracker mortgages that are held by an organisation (details supplied); the average number of years left per tracker mortgage customer; the average loan amount per tracker mortgage customer; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24888/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Passport Services

Gerald Nash

342. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the delays in processing passport applications due to ongoing issues with confirming Garda witnessing (details supplied); his views on whether a central logging system is urgently needed to expedite the witnessing process, including by An Garda Síochána of passport applications; his plans to raise this matter with the Minister for Justice. [24133/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Passport Services

Gerald Nash

387. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the number of cases in which a parental consent form could not be verified by the Passport Office in each of the years between 2017 and 2021 and to date in 2022, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24713/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Education Schemes

Gerald Nash

434. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Education her views on a policy issue raised by a person (details supplied) pertaining to the Summer Programme 2022; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24150/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Personal Public Service Numbers

Gerald Nash

483. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Social Protection the average processing time for a PPS number for Syrian, Afghani, Yazidi and Ukrainian programme refugees, respectively, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24140/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Passport Services

Gerald Nash

580. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Justice if her attention has been drawn to the delays in processing passport applications due to ongoing issues with confirming Garda witnessing (details supplied); her plans for a central logging system for the witnessing process of passport applications; her plans to raise this matter with the Minister for Foreign Affairs; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24132/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Family Reunification

Gerald Nash

582. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Justice when a decision will be made in relation to an application for family reunification submitted by a person (details supplied) in December 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24169/22]

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Tue, 17 May 2022

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Family Reunification

Gerald Nash

583. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Justice when a decision will be made in relation to an application for family reunification submitted by a person (details supplied) in January 2022; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24170/22]

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Wed, 11 May 2022

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Driver Licences

Gerald Nash

78. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Transport if he will clarify the legislative basis for a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23740/22]

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Wed, 11 May 2022

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Defence Forces

Gerald Nash

141. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the difficulties experienced by members of the Defence Forces (details supplied) who have served as part of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force mission in Syria in obtaining visas to visit the United States; if he will raise this matter with the United States authorities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23580/22]

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Wed, 11 May 2022

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Passport Services

Gerald Nash

150. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the problems experienced by his officials in the Passport Office who have difficulty making contact with gardaí in part-time stations in order to verify consent forms for first-time passport applications for minors (details supplied); if he plans to engage with the Minister for Justice and the Garda Commissioner on this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23695/22]

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Wed, 11 May 2022

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Education and Training Boards

Gerald Nash

166. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Education if she will provide an updated timeline for the commencement of building works at the site designated in 2013 for the new headquarters building for the Louth and Meath Education and Training Board; if her attention has been drawn to the fact that €3 million was awarded in 2013 by her Department for the construction of the head office in Drogheda; if she will provide a date for completion of this long-awaited project; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23563/22]

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