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Thu, 5 Apr 2007

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Garda Strength.

Joe Callanan

133 Mr. Callanan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the strength of the Garda force employed in County Galway; the number of community Garda by location; the increase in Garda numbers in this division between 1997, 2002 and to date in 2007 and the Garda stations in relation to same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13839/07]

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Thu, 5 Apr 2007

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Departmental Programmes.

Joe Callanan

391 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the projects undertaken by the CLÁR programme in County Galway; the investment made in the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13718/07]

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Thu, 5 Apr 2007

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Water and Sewerage Schemes.

Joe Callanan

540 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the water schemes completed and in planning in Galway City and County since 1997, to date in 2007; and the investment made, and future allocation. [13827/07]

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Thu, 5 Apr 2007

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Water and Sewerage Schemes.

Joe Callanan

547 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the water schemes completed and in planning in County Galway since 1997, to date in 2007; and the investment made, and future allocation. [13834/07]

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Tue, 3 Apr 2007

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Development Levies.

Joe Callanan

666 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the measures that have been introduced and are planned to be introduced by his Department to ensure that development levies collected by each Local Authority are administered in an open and transparent way ensuring that elected local authority members are in a position to see where the money collected is spent; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12811/07]

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Tue, 20 Mar 2007

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Departmental Programmes.

Joe Callanan

662 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the level of funding which has been provided in Galway east through his Department’s CLÁR scheme since 2002. [9704/07]

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Wed, 7 Mar 2007

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Live Exports.

Joe Callanan

259 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the position regarding developments in the live exports sector. [9172/07]

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Wed, 7 Mar 2007

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Agricultural Processing Sectors.

Joe Callanan

258 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food her plans for investment in the dairy, beef and sheep processing sectors. [9171/07]

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Wed, 28 Feb 2007

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Countryside Recreation Strategy.

Joe Callanan

114 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if he has proposals for the development of a walking and cycling trail on the route of the disused Loughrea to Attymon railway line; and the discussions he has had with Iarnród Éireann on the matter. [7598/07]

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Wed, 28 Feb 2007

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Rural Transport.

Joe Callanan

128 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the way proposals are progressing on plans to provide rural transport services to counter social isolation in rural areas where market failure has resulted in a lack of evening and night-time transport services. [7604/07]

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Wed, 28 Feb 2007

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Countryside Recreation Strategy.

Joe Callanan

114 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if he has proposals for the development of a walking and cycling trail on the route of the disused Loughrea to Attymon railway line; and the discussions he has had with Iarnród Éireann on the matter. [7598/07]

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Wed, 28 Feb 2007

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Rural Transport.

Joe Callanan

128 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the way proposals are progressing on plans to provide rural transport services to counter social isolation in rural areas where market failure has resulted in a lack of evening and night-time transport services. [7604/07]

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Wed, 21 Feb 2007

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Health Services.

Joe Callanan

209 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Health and Children the percentage of children who qualify for domiciliary care allowance, who qualify for a general medical card; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6701/07]

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Tue, 20 Feb 2007

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Services for People with Disabilities.

Joe Callanan

165 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Health and Children the reason the model of care for children’s services in County Galway arising out of the implementation of the Disability Act 2005 and the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004 has yet to be implemented; the nature of that plan; when she anticipate it’s full implementation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5759/07]

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Wed, 31 Jan 2007

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Taxi Regulations.

Joe Callanan

220 Mr. Callanan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if there is a special dispensation for the taxi knowledge exam for non nationals; if there is an exemption from any knowledge based tests on street names or directions given for non Irish born residents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43703/06]

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Wed, 13 Dec 2006

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Departmental Schemes.

Joe Callanan

63 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the number of places on the rural social scheme that have been filled in the Galway Rural Development Company’s operational area; the main types of projects that they have been working on; and if he will increase the number of places on the rural social scheme. [42639/06]

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Tue, 12 Dec 2006

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Water and Sewerage Schemes.

Joe Callanan

117 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the number of waste water schemes built since 1997 to date in 2006; the expenditure involved in providing this infrastructure; and the environmental improvements which have resulted. [42629/06]

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Wed, 29 Nov 2006

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EU Regulations.

Joe Callanan

18 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food her views on the implementation of EU regulations under her aegis; the discussions she has had at EU level with regard to same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40270/06]

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Wed, 29 Nov 2006

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Agricultural Processing Sectors.

Joe Callanan

88 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food her plans for the development of the dairy, beef and sheep procession sectors; if she is optimistic with regard to same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40271/06]

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Wed, 8 Nov 2006

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Wildlife Protection.

Joe Callanan

14 Mr. Callanan asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the dates under the Wildlife Act 1976 when the cutting of hedges is prohibited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36436/06]

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