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Thu, 14 Oct 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Michael Collins

169. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the reason the certificate of recovery has a timeline of six months when the HSE is saying a person is safe for nine months; his views on whether the certificate of recovery should be changed to nine months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50202/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Electricity Grid

Michael Collins

117. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications when persons will be able to sell surplus electricity to the grid (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48182/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

332. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if passport applications by persons (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47632/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

340. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the status of a passport application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47894/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

362. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the status of passport applications by a family (details supplied); if the passports will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48317/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Abortion Services

Michael Collins

646. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health if he or his Department have issued the promised invitation to all interested groups, organisations and members of the public to provide their views to inform the review of the operation of abortion legislation; if not, when he plans to do so; the reason he prematurely met with stakeholder groups in early June 2021 to discuss the approach for the review which is being developed by his Department; if an invitation had not yet been issued at that time; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47890/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Abortion Services

Michael Collins

684. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the oversights members of the Houses of the Oireachtas will have over the selection and monitoring of the work undertaken by the organisation or company which he has indicated will be commissioned to oversee the service user and service provider strands as part of the three year review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48176/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Medicinal Products

Michael Collins

701. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health if he will address a matter in relation to zolgensma gene therapy (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48243/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

756. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications for approval under the ash reconstitution and underplanting scheme that have been received in each of the three forest service districts covering County Cork; the number of these applications that have been approved in each district; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47887/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

757. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications for forest road approvals under the single consent system that have been received in each of the three forest service districts covering County Cork since the beginning of 2020; the number of approvals issued in each district for this period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47888/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

758. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications for forest road grants have been received in each of the three forest service districts covering County Cork since the beginning of 2020; the percentage of these that resulted in a remedial letter issuing in each district; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47889/21]

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Thu, 30 Sep 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

213. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if a passport will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47314/21]

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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Public Sector Staff

Michael Collins

4. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funding will be set aside in order to provide an additional two weeks' annual leave to health workers (details supplied). [45920/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Road Projects

Michael Collins

67. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Transport if he will address a series of matters (details supplied) regarding road infrastructure in west Cork. [44395/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Driver Test

Michael Collins

168. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Transport if he will address the lack of driving test capacity particularly for young persons (details supplied). [44396/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Renewable Energy Generation

Michael Collins

319. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if information will be provided on his Department's review of the siting and size conditions for rooftop solar panels on homes and on the review of exemptions for educational and community buildings as part of the current development of interim planning regulations; if further information will be provided on the stated need to consider environmental assessment reporting before finalisation; when the interim planning regulations will be submitted to the Houses of the Oireachtas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41875/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Michael Collins

974. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the reason the Covid-19 funding for enhanced infection controls and staffing has been withdrawn from private nursing homes (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41475/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Michael Collins

1718. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the waiting list for specific speech and language disorder units for the treatment of severe speech delay and verbal dyspraxia in County Cork; his plans to develop further units in County Cork given that there are only four units currently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35093/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Dental Services

Michael Collins

2774. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the reason free dental check-ups under the school dental scheme which were carried out in second, fourth and sixth class are now only available to children in sixth class; the reason for the complete withdrawal of the service in some rural towns; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39104/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Dental Services

Michael Collins

2775. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health if there is a long-term plan for school dental check-ups under the school dental scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39106/21]

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