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Wed, 14 May 1997

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Other Questions. - Fire Precautions.

Mary Harney

9 Miss Harney asked the Minister for the Environment the number of people who died due to fire outbreaks in the home in each of the years from 1993 to 1996; the fire protection strategies, if any, which he proposes to have introduced in the context of building regulations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12874/97]

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Wed, 14 May 1997

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Other Questions. - Fire Precautions.

Mary Harney

9 Miss Harney asked the Minister for the Environment the number of people who died due to fire outbreaks in the home in each of the years from 1993 to 1996; the fire protection strategies, if any, which he proposes to have introduced in the context of building regulations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12874/97]

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Tue, 13 May 1997

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Other Questions. - Protection of Buildings.

Mary Harney

15 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht the steps, if any, he has taken or proposes to take to give proper protection in law to the threatened house, gate lodge and farm yard complex at Whitehall, Belgard Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24, which is known as the John Philpot Curran and Katharine Tynan house. [12580/97]

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Tue, 13 May 1997

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Other Questions. - Protection of Buildings.

Mary Harney

128 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht the plans, if any, he has to schedule Whitehall, the home of Tallaght poet Katherine Tynan, as a registered historic monument under the 1987 Act; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12946/97]

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Wed, 7 May 1997

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Ceisteanna — Questions. - Meeting with British Prime Minister.

Mary Harney

2 Miss Harney asked the Taoiseach the implications for the peace process of the outcome of the British general election. [12119/97]

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Wed, 7 May 1997

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Other Questions. - Nurses' Pensions.

Mary Harney

12 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Health his views on the difficulties in relation to retired nursing staff pensions in view of the nurses' pay review; the proposals, if any, he has to alleviate the concerns of retired nurses in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

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Tue, 29 Apr 1997

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Other Questions. - Flag of Convenience Boats.

Mary Harney

14 Miss Harney asked the Minister for the Marine the steps, if any, he is taking at EU level to stop other member states operating flag of convenience procedures to fish for other member countries' quotas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9020/97]

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Tue, 29 Apr 1997

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Other Questions. - Flag of Convenience Boats.

Mary Harney

23 Miss Harney asked the Minister for the Marine the number of flag of convenience boats operating in the Irish sea fishery zone. [9019/97]

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Tue, 29 Apr 1997

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Other Questions. - Flag of Convenience Boats.

Mary Harney

14 Miss Harney asked the Minister for the Marine the steps, if any, he is taking at EU level to stop other member states operating flag of convenience procedures to fish for other member countries' quotas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9020/97]

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Tue, 29 Apr 1997

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Other Questions. - Flag of Convenience Boats.

Mary Harney

23 Miss Harney asked the Minister for the Marine the number of flag of convenience boats operating in the Irish sea fishery zone. [9019/97]

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Tue, 22 Apr 1997

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Priority Questions. - Retail Grocery Trade.

Mary Harney

6 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Enterprise and Employment the plans, if any, he has to impose limits on the market share controlled by any one company in the retail grocery trade. [10783/97]

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Tue, 22 Apr 1997

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Other Questions. - IDA Lands.

Mary Harney

10 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Enterprise and Employment the procedures which apply to the sale of land in the ownership of the IDA; and if all such land is sold by public auction. [10557/97]

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Tue, 8 Apr 1997

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Ceisteanna—Questions. - Cabinet Confidentiality.

Mary Harney

2 Miss Harney asked the Taoiseach the plans, if any, there are to amend the law in relation to Cabinet confidentiality. [8956/97]

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Wed, 26 Mar 1997

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Priority Questions. - Specified Risk Material Special Levy.

Mary Harney

75 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry the action, if any, he proposes to take to ensure that the carcases of dead farm animals are disposed of safely in order not to pose any threat to the environment or to human health; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8397/97]

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Wed, 26 Mar 1997

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Priority Questions. - Specified Risk Material Special Levy.

Mary Harney

75 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry the action, if any, he proposes to take to ensure that the carcases of dead farm animals are disposed of safely in order not to pose any threat to the environment or to human health; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8397/97]

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Tue, 25 Mar 1997

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Ceisteanna—Questions. - Discussions on Northern Ireland.

Mary Harney

3 Miss Harney asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his discussions with President Clinton in Washington. [7552/97]

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Tue, 25 Mar 1997

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Ceisteanna—Questions. - Discussions on Northern Ireland.

Mary Harney

4 Miss Harney asked the Taoiseach if he will give details of any other discussions held by him, apart from those with President Clinton on the peace process, during his visit to the United States. [7553/97]

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Tue, 25 Mar 1997

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Ceisteanna—Questions. - Discussions on Northern Ireland.

Mary Harney

8 Miss Harney asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the discussions, if any, he has had with the British Prime Minister. [8143/97]

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Thu, 20 Mar 1997

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Other Questions. - Public and Civil Service Staff.

Mary Harney

31 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Finance the total growth in public service numbers and the total growth in Civil Service numbers in each of the years from 1992 to date; the reason there has been such growth; and the policies, if any, being followed to restrict the growth of numbers of the public service and the Civil Service. [7687/97]

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Thu, 20 Mar 1997

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Other Questions. - Public and Civil Service Staff.

Mary Harney

31 Miss Harney asked the Minister for Finance the total growth in public service numbers and the total growth in Civil Service numbers in each of the years from 1992 to date; the reason there has been such growth; and the policies, if any, being followed to restrict the growth of numbers of the public service and the Civil Service. [7687/97]

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