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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Education and Training Boards

Michael Harty

211. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost in capital or rental terms and the staffing costs to establish and maintain on a yearly basis the payroll shared services centre for the education and training boards in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15; if the facility will be operated through central funding only; if not, the alternative funding mechanism to be deployed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49950/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Forestry Management

Michael Harty

452. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on a forest aerial fertilisation plan by Coillte in north-east County Clare (details supplied) particularly in relation to spray drift and the possibility of fertiliser entering the water tables via Lough Graney; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49877/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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General Practitioner Services Provision

Michael Harty

41. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health his plans to address the failure to fill the vacant general practitioner posts in Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clare, Milltown, County Kerry, Macroom, County Cork and in many other locations nationwide; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48817/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Agriculture Scheme Payments

Michael Harty

486. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) will receive the single farm payment and the area aid payment both of which were due for payment in September and October 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47556/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Electricity Generation

Michael Harty

526. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the ESB has provided him with the list of options for the future of Moneypoint when the electricity generating plan must cease burning coal by 2025; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47648/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Railway Stations

Michael Harty

558. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the provision of a train station at Crusheen, County Clare, will be looked on favourably in view of the improved economic situation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47537/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Just Transition Fund

Michael Harty

842. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if a just transition fund will be provided for Moneypoint power station to offset the move from fossil fuels and its impact on workers that lose their jobs at the station; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44324/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Building Regulations

Michael Harty

1171. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government his plans for the continuation of SI No. 365 of 2015, Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015, with respect to the discretionary opt-out for self builders. [45269/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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An Bord Pleanála

Michael Harty

1172. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the outcomes of the 17 October 2019 fact finding mission by An Bord Pleanála to London on the best use of land for the building of houses; and his policy plans in relation to same. [45270/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Housing Policy

Michael Harty

1173. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government his views on co-living accommodation developments as a method of urban densification in view of his speech to a group (details supplied); and the reason for the decision. [45271/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Pesticide Use

Michael Harty

1201. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the volume of a product (details supplied) used over the past ten years in the Burren National Park; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44521/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Nursing Staff Data

Michael Harty

154. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health the number of whole-time equivalent diabetic nurse specialist posts working in UL hospital group and CHO3; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43742/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Health Services Data

Michael Harty

155. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health the number of whole-time equivalent dietician posts delivering both hospital based and community diabetic services in the UL hospital group and CHO3; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43743/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Health Services Staff Data

Michael Harty

156. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health the number of whole-time equivalent consultant endocrinologist posts providing specialist diabetic services in the UL hospital group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43745/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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HSE Staff Data

Michael Harty

157. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health the persons or bodies within his Department and the HSE responsible for the delivery of diabetic care; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43747/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Cancer Screening Programmes

Michael Harty

185. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health when he will meet a person (details supplied) regarding the person's issues with the content of the MacCraith report; if he will meet with the person prior to An Taoiseach issuing an apology to those caught up in the CervicalCheck controversy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42522/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Beef Industry

Michael Harty

57. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a fully independent investigation will be commissioned into the beef processing industry to ensure companies are operating to the satisfaction of his Department in a transparent manner with regard to pricing, employment law, tax compliance, particularly VAT and to ensure meat plants are not abusing their near-dominant monopoly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41384/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Hospital Equipment

Michael Harty

209. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health when University Hospital Limerick will be provided with a second MRI scanner; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41600/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Hospital Facilities

Michael Harty

210. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health if he will consider providing two modular surgical theatres for University Hospital, Ennis to allow it to expand its day care surgery capacity particularly ENT day care surgery; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41601/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Citizens Information Board

Michael Harty

468. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if there is an effective efficient and fair distribution of funds by the Citizens Information Board to various MABS companies to ensure that counties such as County Clare are not disadvantaged; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40718/19]

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