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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Legislative Reviews

Hildegarde Naughton

139. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the review his Department is conducting into the effectiveness of the Prohibition of Incitement to Hatred Act 1989; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40543/19]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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Oireachtas Joint Committee Recommendations

Hildegarde Naughton

123. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Health the progress to date in implementing the recommendations of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, namely, the provision of exclusion zones and the availability of free contraception; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39115/19]

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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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National Parks

Hildegarde Naughton

33. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the progress being achieved on the development of national parks and reserves, including Connemara National Park, and improving the visitor experience; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37433/19]

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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Natural Heritage Areas

Hildegarde Naughton

36. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the details of the awarding of funding under the peatlands community engagement scheme 2019; the number of recipients in counties Galway and Mayo; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37434/19]

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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Hildegarde Naughton

128. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Health the number of patients waiting for elective surgery within the Saolta Hospital Group by county; the category of surgery for which they are waiting, that is, orthopaedic, ophthalmic and so on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37984/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Citizenship Applications

Hildegarde Naughton

554. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of citizenship applications affected by a judgment (details supplied); if he will be applying the judgment retrospectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34866/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Citizenship Applications

Hildegarde Naughton

555. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will be seeking emergency legislation to amend the Act to ensure the continuous residence criteria allows travel for a reasonable length of time, for example, the six weeks advised by his Department before a judgment (details supplied) was made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34867/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Schools Building Projects Data

Hildegarde Naughton

555. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of new school builds commenced, finished or announced in west County Galway since 2016; the location of same in tabular form; the amount of funding provided in each instance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33422/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Schools Building Projects Data

Hildegarde Naughton

556. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of additional schools, accommodation commenced, finished or announced in west County Galway since 2016; the school involved; the amount of funding provided in each instance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33423/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Judicial Retirement Age

Hildegarde Naughton

655. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to increase the retirement age for serving judges; the status of proposals; when considerations will be finalised; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32988/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Animal Welfare

Hildegarde Naughton

2031. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of successful prosecutions taken to date under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013; the number of cases awaiting determination; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31518/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Animal Welfare Expenditure

Hildegarde Naughton

2032. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the support provided to urban horse welfare projects; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31519/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Hildegarde Naughton

2033. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of young farmers that received increased grant aid under the targeted agricultural modernisation scheme, TAMS, to date by county; the value of funding provided under the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31520/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Hildegarde Naughton

2034. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers grant aided to date to use low emissions slurry spreading equipment; the value of funding provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31521/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Hildegarde Naughton

2035. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers grant aided to date for renewable energy equipment under the TAMS scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31522/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

Hildegarde Naughton

2036. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding announced under the fisheries local area group development programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31530/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme Data

Hildegarde Naughton

2037. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applicants that will benefit under the beef environmental efficiency pilot by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31531/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Young Farmers Scheme

Hildegarde Naughton

2038. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of young farmers who received support under the young farmers scheme since its introduction by county; the value of funding provided under the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31532/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Passport Applications Administration

Hildegarde Naughton

141. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of the roll-out of online renewal for children’s passports since the project commenced in November 2018; the number of online child applications by county since then; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29631/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Hildegarde Naughton

142. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the way in which the passport service is dealing with the increased demand for passports due to Brexit to date in 2019; the plans of the service to deal with the various Brexit scenarios over the coming months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29632/19]

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