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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Haulage Industry Regulation

Marc MacSharry

593. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if there is a legal requirement for haulage companies to pay agreed upon subsistence rates to drivers that are separate to drivers’ wages; and if there is an agency or body to which drivers can take grievances in relation to the matter. [52871/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Public Transport Subsidies

Marc MacSharry

595. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of PSO funding that will be provided to each State public transport operator in 2020. [52919/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

Marc MacSharry

596. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the average cost of preparing a light rail feasibility study. [52920/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

Marc MacSharry

597. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the average cost of preparing a heavy rail feasibility study. [52921/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Public Service Vehicles

Marc MacSharry

604. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the purposes of a PSV inspection and CVR test with reference to the aspects of these inspections that may overlap. [53058/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Marc MacSharry

676. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) in County Sligo will receive a decision on their application for a carer's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [52590/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Invalidity Pension Applications

Marc MacSharry

703. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a person (details supplied) in County Donegal will receive a decision on an application for an invalidity pension; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53042/19]

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Thu, 12 Dec 2019

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Sports Facilities Expenditure

Marc MacSharry

313. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount paid in respect of the National Indoor Arena since 1 January 2014 by his Department or an agency under his remit; the date of the final payment; the reason the final amount paid exceeded the final tender price; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52359/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Rail Network Safety

Marc MacSharry

268. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if there are limits on the number of passengers an intercity or passenger train can carry; if they are communicated to station staff and passengers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51920/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Rail Network Safety

Marc MacSharry

269. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the relevant health and safety legislation or regulations that apply to the operation of train carriages. [51921/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Rail Network Safety

Marc MacSharry

270. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Irish Rail maintains public liability insurance for its passengers; and if so, if the insurance policy sets out passenger limits that must be obeyed. [51922/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Road Safety

Marc MacSharry

271. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has engaged with the Road Safety Authority regarding the decision to turn off lights near the junction 17 near Athenry, County Galway; and if safety assessments were carried out in advance of this decision. [51979/19]

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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Road Safety

Marc MacSharry

272. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the slipway and sleeper lanes in the area near the M6 plaza have been closed; if this has an impact on road safety; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51980/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Garda Operations

Marc MacSharry

151. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if An Garda Síochána will be seeking to emulate the successful informational campaign that was carried out by police forces in the UK following the introduction of safe passing distance legislation. [51074/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Garda Operations

Marc MacSharry

152. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his Department or agencies within his remit plan to purchase additional safe passing mats as donated by a company (details supplied) to the An Garda Síochána in 2019. [51075/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

Marc MacSharry

318. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the Irish Rail survey for the Athenry to Claremorris line; and the date by which the results of the survey will be published. [50769/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Cycling Facilities Provision

Marc MacSharry

319. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the funding to implement the Climate Action Plan 2019 action 97 of the National Cycle Policy Framework with a focus on commuter specific development of greenways which satisfies the requirements of the action; the oversight needed at design stage; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50779/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Haulage Industry Regulation

Marc MacSharry

497. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to deal with the extra regulations that will be in place on the haulage and freight industry following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49703/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Motor Tax Rates

Marc MacSharry

498. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that motor tax customers who choose to pay their motor tax in instalments rather than in one sum pay higher rates of motor tax; and if he has considered the inconvenience that this may present to customers who are financially unable to meet the entire cost at once. [49756/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Action Plans

Marc MacSharry

76. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Health when he expects to see a reduction in the number of persons waiting more than a year for an outpatient appointment in Sligo University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48880/19]

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