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Thu, 7 Nov 2019

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Anti-Social Behaviour

Jim O'Callaghan

190. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Irish Rail has a security programme in place to deter anti-social behaviour and crime on rail services; the amount spent by Irish Rail on security programmes on rail services in each of the years 2011 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45841/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Garda Accommodation

Jim O'Callaghan

185. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funding will be made available without delay to ensure that remedial works can be carried out at Emyvale Garda station; the timeline for the expected completion of the works; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45264/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Jim O'Callaghan

217. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a school (details supplied) is being forced into a conflict of priorities between maintaining teaching posts and complying with health and safety legislation; the reason developing schools are required to have a higher pupil-teacher ratio than developed schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44492/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Garda Deployment

Jim O'Callaghan

288. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of staff assigned to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau in each year since its establishment in 2015, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44205/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Garda Data

Jim O'Callaghan

289. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of times support has been sought from and provided under the drug-related intimidation reporting programme since it was established; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44206/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Youth Services Expenditure

Jim O'Callaghan

291. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the breakdown of spending under the Irish Youth Justice Service community programmes budget for 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44223/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Criminal Assets Bureau

Jim O'Callaghan

294. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of legal professionals seconded to the Criminal Assets Bureau in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44389/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Immigration Status

Jim O'Callaghan

295. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a pathway to residency will be introduced for children and young persons who are undocumented here and wish to secure residency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44397/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Garda Data

Jim O'Callaghan

296. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of inspectors appointed under the drug-related intimidation reporting programme to respond to the issue of drug related intimidation; the status of the programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44402/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Human Trafficking

Jim O'Callaghan

301. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the preventative measures in place at the main points of entry and exit to detect instances of migrant smuggling; and the planned changes or enhancements to same in view of the recent tragic death of 39 persons who travelled in a container from Bulgaria to the UK. [44468/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Human Trafficking

Jim O'Callaghan

302. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has met the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to discuss migrant smuggling and the preventative measures needed to detect same. [44469/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Immigration Controls

Jim O'Callaghan

303. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a single point of contact on migrant smuggling has been appointed as per the EU Action Plan against migrant smuggling 2015-2020. [44470/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Garda Data

Jim O'Callaghan

307. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí by rank that have been subject to disciplinary proceedings in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44519/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Garda College

Jim O'Callaghan

309. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if an investigation was commenced in 2017 by OLAF, the European Anti-Fraud Office, into spending at the Garda Training College, Templemore; if so, if the investigation has been completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44533/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Court Judgments

Jim O'Callaghan

310. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the impact a Court of Appeal decision (details supplied) will have on applicants whose applications were refused by him without him stating the reason the applications were insufficiently strong; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44559/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Legislative Reviews

Jim O'Callaghan

317. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the details of each review of the incitement to hatred legislation that has been carried out or commissioned by his Department in each year since 1989; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44623/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Garda Data

Jim O'Callaghan

324. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda attached to the human trafficking investigation and co-ordination unit in each year since 2014, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44784/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Legal Services Regulation

Jim O'Callaghan

369. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the steps being taken to tackle the lack of regulation of immigration consultants that purport to provide legal advice to persons seeking asylum or residency here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45470/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Garda Stations

Jim O'Callaghan

125. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda stations; the number that do not have access to the PULSE system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44133/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Garda Stations

Jim O'Callaghan

126. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda stations that do not have access to broadband; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44134/19]

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