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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Health Services

Michael Colreavy

437. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Health the reason for the long delay in the HSE arranging a trust fund for a person (details supplied) in County Sligo, including an assessment of the costs of the proceedings, the financial impact on the modest estate and the psychological impact of the process on the person and concerned family members. [4636/16]

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016

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Afforestation Programme

Michael Colreavy

236. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his target for land availability for afforestation by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3165/16]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Energy Policy

Michael Colreavy

36. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if and how he will encourage semi-State companies such as Bord na Móna, Coillte and the Electricity Supply Board to promote renewable energy generation as part of the White Paper on energy policy. [44985/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Alternative Energy Projects

Michael Colreavy

39. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if the Environmental Protection Agency's study of hydraulic fracturing could be compromised in the public's opinion owing to the close relationship of some of the participants with hydraulic fracturing interests. [44986/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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National Broadband Plan Implementation

Michael Colreavy

51. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the ownership of the broadband infrastructure as part of the national broadband plan intervention strategy; the cost to the public Exchequer; and the date for the construction of this project. [44814/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Energy Resources

Michael Colreavy

52. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the action he has taken to ensure Whitegate oil refinery in County Cork will remain in operation after July 2016. [44817/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Wind Energy Guidelines

Michael Colreavy

53. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he has reached agreement with the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government on the regulation of wind farm projects. [44813/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Energy Conservation

Michael Colreavy

56. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if Ireland will opt in to the mandatory smart metering system. [44815/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Community Services Programme

Michael Colreavy

127. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection why the grant payable to community organisations under the community services programme employment scheme is not being increased to meet the increased minimum wage of programme participants. [45245/15]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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Dairy Sector

Michael Colreavy

249. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the deadline for compliance with Bord Bia regulations for dairy farmers. [42357/15]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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Hydraulic Fracturing

Michael Colreavy

596. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if the chief medical officer will carry out a health impact assessment into hydraulic fracturing. [42657/15]

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015

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Supplementary Welfare Allowance Payments

Michael Colreavy

37. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection a breakdown of the payment supports for funeral costs under supplementary welfare in excess of €2,500 per recipient, by county, in 2014 and in 2015 to date. [42083/15]

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015

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Corrib Gas Field

Michael Colreavy

574. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the expected profits to the State for 2016 from the Corrib gas field. [41708/15]

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Tue, 17 Nov 2015

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Alternative Energy Projects

Michael Colreavy

600. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources further to Parliamentary Question No. 68 of 10 November 2015, regarding the unconventional gas exploration and extraction research project, and given that the consortium includes the British Geological Survey, University College Dublin, Ulster University and solicitors (details supplied), each offering a particular specialism required by the project scope, if he will elaborate on which of those institutions has expertise in public health. [40573/15]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015

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Medical Card Applications

Michael Colreavy

155. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a medical card. [39844/15]

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015

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Hydraulic Fracturing Policy

Michael Colreavy

68. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will suspend the research project by the Environmental Protection Agency into hydraulic fracturing due to concerns regarding the independence and integrity of the project. [39146/15]

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015

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National Broadband Plan Implementation

Michael Colreavy

74. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources for an update on the national broadband plan intervention strategy; and if a decision has been reached as to how it is to be rolled out and funded. [38964/15]

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015

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Postal Codes

Michael Colreavy

83. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will take action to resolve the issues identified in the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report for 2014 relating to the implementation of Eircode. [38962/15]

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015

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Renewable Energy Projects

Michael Colreavy

88. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the resources and funding he proposes to make available to local energy co-operatives to develop renewable energy projects in local areas. [38965/15]

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015

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Television Licence Fee Collection

Michael Colreavy

101. Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if his Department has outlined plans for a change to how the television licence fee is to collected. [38963/15]

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